Group Fitness at College of San Mateo - Overview
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Group Fitness
Overview

Denaya Dailey
Instructor
daileyd@smccd.edu
The Group Fitness Instructor Certificate Program at College of San Mateo prepares students to teach group exercise classes. Students who complete the program will have the knowledge and experience to pass a Group Fitness Certification Test. Upon completing the program and passing this test, students will be able to teach at health clubs, fitness centers, and privately owned fitness studios. Students in this program will learn the foundations of knowledge and skills necessary to teach a safe and effective group fitness class, no matter the type of modality. This includes:
  • Anatomy
  • Class Design
  • Exercise
  • Physiology
  • Injury Prevention
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Kinesiology
Career Opportunities
Upon completing the program and passing the ACE Group Fitness Test, students will be able to teach group fitness classes at health clubs, fitness centers, and privately owned fitness studios.