GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR
The AFTA Group
Exercise Instructor home study course is
designed for training programs in Aerobics, High-Low Impact, Step
Training, Kickboxing, Hip-Hop, and more.
You must be at least 20
years of age. You must be
physically able to work with and to monitor clients. Good
experience with fitness equipment and exercises is required.
includes a textbook with a DVD
of group exercise demonstrations.
Each enrollee receives a textbook that includes a DVD. Since
the DVD includes a menu selection, you can also use it in class to
help introduce the exercises.
Your exam and its instructions will be included in your course
shipment. You will be required to submit evidence of 2
specific group exercise sessions you have taught by providing either
photos or a CD. The written portion of the exam
consists of short answers, fill in the blanks, multiple choice,
true/false, and a short essay. Minimum passing score if 85.
Your exam will be graded within 5 business days of our receiving it. We
will email your results. If you
are enrolled in the partner program, each partner will
submit his/her own individual written exam and proof of instructed
classes. For partner programs, each of you can submit
the exams the same day or months apart. You
have one full year from the date of enrollment to submit your exam.
How long will it take to
complete the course?
This will all depend on your prior knowledge, experience in the
field, and the time needed to instruct a group class.
successful completion of the course, we will mail your
certification packet in 2 - 3 weeks. After the packet has been
mailed, we will send you 2 DVDs or videos for use in teaching your
How do I order the course?
You can use
your credit card or an e-check below through PayPal. We also
accept mailed in orders with a US Postal or Western Union money
order or a business check from United States checking accounts only.
We only ship outside the US to US military personnel and to Canada. Materials will
shipped until checks have cleared
(usually 5 - 7 business days).
To mail your payment: send it to AFTA,
P.O. Box 253, Ripley, TN 38063. Include the following
information: your full name, your mailing address, the name of your
course, and your e-mail address.
How much extra will it
cost me to retake the exam if I do not receive the minimum 85%
passing score the first time?
AFTA allows you to retake the exam one time
within the 12 month period without any additional fee.
Do I have to renew my
Yes, you will renew your certification every two years
with approved CECs.
Many insurance companies and fitness centers are requiring fitness recertifications
for continued liability coverage.
Do I have to have first
aid and/or CPR training for this certification?
AFTA does not require proof
of a current first aid/CPR certificate of completion, but your
employer will probably require this. We strongly recommend that all
trainers/instructors are trained in first aid/CPR prior to working
as a trainer/instructor.
How do I order the
course? Do you offer discounts if I have someone who wants to enroll
offer discounts for up to 5 partners ordering at one time. One of
you will use one credit card to order the partner course. Each
person receives his/her own textbook with CD.
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REFUND POLICIES BEFORE ORDERING.
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for the 2 emails we'll send after you order! The first one is for
enrollment information and the 2nd one is your shipping information.
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