This online course will teach you how to instruct the various components of the typical PowerTramp class such as the Warm Up, Main workout section (including resistance weights and HIT component), Strength Training and Cool Down Stretch. You will also learn how to work to the beat and the phrase of the music. Put all of these movements together in a choreographed routine that flows effortlessly.
The content of this training has been professionally recognised and endorsed by the awarding body, Active IQ - a CIMSPA Endorsed Awarding Organisation
This online course has international accreditation for continuing education credits and has been awarded the following points -
CIMSPA - 2.5 CPD's
For learners to develop a comprehensive understanding and awareness of the rebounderl and the exercises that can be performed on it. To be able to apply this knowledge in developing a personal programme for a range of clients of differing needs and abilities
Learners will be able to instruct basic to intermediate exercises on the rebounder to a variety of clients of different ages and capabilities. Learners will be able to identify exercises which may need to be modified for a particular client group and they will be able to adapt or progress an exercise where necessary.
There are 11 units and you are allowed 120 days access to complete the course. You have instant access upon purchase and you are ready to start immediately. Just log in and go to unit one. On each screen, you will find the video of the exercise and how to teach the movement. This includes alignment, breathing, correct technique, common errors and how to correct them, modifications, progressions, contraindications and tactile cueing.
You will work at your own pace and when you have time, just login and go to the appropriate unit and work your way through the material.
The units are split as follows
Unit One –Welcome and Safety - 1 videos (2 minutes)
Unit Two –Warm Up Component Skills - 1 video (11 minutes)
Unit Three –Choreographed Warm Up Routine – 1 video (7 minutes)
Unit Four –Working with Music and Cueing Skills - 1 video (8 minutes)
Unit Five – Main Phase Workout Movements - 30 videos (21 minutes)
Unit Six – Choreographed Main Phase Routine - 1 video (27 minutes)
Unit Seven – Resistance Training Exercises - 8 videos (63 minutes)
Unit Eight – Choreographed Resistance Training Routine - 1 video (18 minutes)
Unit Nine – Choreographed Cool Down Stretch Routine - 1 video (11 minutes)
Unit Ten - Teaching Skills (no videos)
Unit Eleven - Health and Safety (no videos)
Course Duration and Video Breakdown
There are 45 videos on this course. If you watched one video per day, it would take 45 days. It is really dependent upon individual instructors and the time they have available to devote to learning. All learning must be completed before the 100 days are up. There is no way to extend learning for a student as the software on the website has not been designed to offer any course extensions.
Total number of videos = 45
Total Video Playing Time = 168 (2.8 hours)
Total Quiz Time = 60 minutes
Total Reading Time = 80 minutes
Total minutes = 308 (5.1 hours)
In order to achieve a pass in this course, 2 assessments must be successfully submitted
Assessment One - Online Multiple Choice Theory Quiz (70% pass)
Assessment Twp - Practical 30 minute video exam. You must submit a video of you teaching part of the full PowerTramp routine
Ideally, you can use an iPad to film your exam video. Place the iPad on a surface where you and your clients are in full view for the entire video. It is suggested to film for a few minutes and then check your video to see that the angle is correct and that your voice is sufficiently audible. If everything seems fine, go ahead and video your full lesson.
Upon completions of your video, you can upload this onto any internet application that allows you to send large files (such as Dropbox, Google Drive or You Send It for example). You must not upload to You Tube or any publicly viewable social media. You may also put your video onto a CD or USB stick and send via the post.
Please note that there is a £30 cost for your assessment. This covers your assessors time to watch your video and give you feedback. This also covers the cost of your certificate.
Upon successful completion of all assessments, you will receive the Pilates Union certificate of competency to teach PowerTramp and run your own rebounding classes.
The course costs £86 GBP. Assessment fee £30. There are no other costs involved.
Pilates Union does not get involved with the insurance requirements of individual instructors, nor does it liaise with insurance companies regarding this. It is up to the individual instructor to assess their needs and contact the relevant insurers in this matter.