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This page contains details of all forthcoming training courses for

  • existing KFA teachers

or

  • KFA and non-KFA members who wish to become teachers

Course: Teaching active adults Exercise, Movement and Dance

CYQ LEVEL 3 Certificate in Advanced Fitness Instructing

Gain a Level 3 certificate in the Register of Exercise Professionals.

This course is aimed at people who would like to teach exercise, movement and dance classes to active adults aged 16+.

Click here to find out more and sign up for this course

For further information contact:

Sarah Hale
at
Exercise Movement and Dance Academy

training@emdp.org

01403 266 000

www.emdacademy.org

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Come along and discover your talent for teaching by attending one of our Roadshows. Meet the tutors and find out what is involved.

ROAD SHOWS

4 Feb 2017, 2-4pm

Nursling Village Hall,
Joe Bigwood Close, Southampton SO16 0YL

5 Feb 2017, 10.30am-12.30pm
Wootton Bridge Community Hall, Isle of Wight

COURSE DATES:

Part 1
On-line learning: Feb 2017

Part 2
Practical application: Begins 8 Apr 2017 finishing 19 Aug 2017

Final Practical Assessment:
23 Sep 2017

Venue: Nursling Village Hall,
Joe Bigwood Close, Southampton SO16 0YL

Course : Fit For Later Life - Teaching Older Adults

Mobilising Moves for Older Adults

  • Effects of ageing process on the Skeletal System
  • Physiology of warm up
  • Safe movement, risks/benefits of exercise
  • Joint actions, range of movement, improving and maintaining posture
  • Facts and Philosophy of Ageing
  • Practical application to warm up
  • Alternatives and adaptations to movements – seated, standing with support, standing
  • Using Laban’s Analysis/music to support and enhance achievement and improvement of mobility


Flexibility and Strengthening Moves for Older Adults

  • Effects of ageing process on the Muscular System – also linked to falls prevention
  • Physiology of warm up and cool down
  • Stretching – static: passive/active, preparatory, maintenance stretches, range of movement
  • Improving and maintaining posture and muscle strength, including adaptations to floor exercises
  • Safe movement, risks/benefits of exercise
  • Practical application to warm up/cool down and floor-work.
  • Alternatives and adaptations to movements – seated, standing with support, standing
  • Using Laban’s Analysis/music/apparatus, to support and enhance achievement and improvement of flexibility and muscular strength and endurance


Fitness Moves for Older Adults

  • Effects of ageing process on the Cardio-vascular/Respiratory Systems
  • Healthy lifestyle – Nutrition (links to Diabetes and CHD)
  • Safe and effective movement and exercise to improve cardiovascular and respiratory capability, risks/benefits of exercise
  • Practical application to movement training
  • Alternatives and adaptations to movements – seated, standing with support, standing
  • Using Laban’s Analysis/music to support and enhance achievement and improvement of stamina


Stability Moves for Older Adults

  • Effects of aging on the Nervous System, hearing and sight
  • Falls prevention linked to balance, co-ordination, reaction time and leg strength
  • Safe movement, risks/benefits of exercise
  • Practical application to movement training and falls prevention
  • Alternatives and adaptations to movements – seated, standing with support, standing
  • Using Laban’s Analysis/music to support and enhance achievement and improvement of balance, co-ordination, reaction time, muscular strength and endurance
  • Teachers can attend one or more CPD days and receive a certificate of attendance


For teachers wanting to progress to achieving the full course certificate there is an

  • OA Formative Assessment Module – 18 hours
  • Consolidation & Teaching Practice for full course certificate is planned for (dates to be confirmed)


There is an on-course theory paper.
There is no summative practical assessment.

N.B.: The training route to achieve the OA qualification, is no longer open to CBOA teachers.

If CBOA teachers wish to train to teach Active Older Adults, they must attend the CTF training.

CBOA teachers can attend the CPD days.

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Course : Teaching Chair Based Movement & Exercise to Chair Based Older Adults

This course aims to train learners to develop the skills to teach older adults chair based exercise and achieve the equivalent Level 2 teaching qualification from the Keep Fit Association as a Chair Based Movement & Exercise Teacher of Older Adults or CBOA Teacher.

Entry requirements

  • No formal qualifications are necessary
  • Experience of working with older adults
  • Experience/interest in exercise, dance or sport
  • An Interest in acquiring the confidence, knowledge and skills to teach seated exercise to older adults


During the course you will learn about:

  • The ageing process
  • Philosophy attitude and behaviour towards ageing
  • A basic understanding of the body related to movement
  • The use of Rudolf Laban’s movement analysis to maintain and improve activities of daily living and prevent falls
  • Teaching skills and methods
  • Health and safety
  • Lesson planning
  • Music
  • Stimulating ideas for seated older adults


By the end of the course you will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the effects of ageing relating to the individual needs of older adults
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology of the body related to movement
  • Demonstrate how Laban’s movement analysis can be used to compose safe and harmonious movement that is suited to the seated older adult
  • Demonstrate effective teaching skills appropriate to specific groups and individuals
  • Structure a lesson plan that shows possible development
  • Demonstrate activities that maintain/improve the quality of daily living and prevent falls
  • Demonstrate the use of an appropriate range of music
  • Develop enjoyable and purposeful work that motivates and provides mental stimulation for older adults
  • Evaluate your own and class performance in order too effect progression


Assessments:

Formative assessment
You will be assessed through continuous assessment by the tutor in the form of worksheets, checklists, assignments and a case study.

Summative assessment
There will be a:

  • 20minute teaching assessment of a group of seated older adults followed by a self- evaluation and 15 minute viva. This will take place at least two weeks after the end of your course.
  • 45 minute theory paper


The certificate will awarded to those who successfully complete all assessments.

For the first lesson:
Please wear easy-fitting comfortable clothing e.g. trousers or jogging bottoms and soft shoes, and bring a notepad and pen.


The above information is designed to help you to decide if this is the right course for you.


After the course:
You may wish to develop your skills further by accessing other KFA qualifications. The teacher will advise.

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If the required minimum number of students is not reached, we cannot guarantee that the course will run.

We advise you not to purchase any additional equipment and materials until after the first session.

Course for current KFA teachers to qualify as trainers: Diploma in Teacher Training

If you are a current KFA teacher, this is your opportunity to become a KFA trainer able to offer CPD and Level 3 training to current and potential KFA teachers.

The course is open to both KFA TAC and KFA Level 3 TC teachers who have suitable experience and background.

This course is intended to draw teachers from many different regions. Cross regional training can be so complementary, refreshing and motivating to the learning environment, encouraging life-long friendships.

Please contact either Eileen Brookes or Eileen Bird for further information:

eileen@brookes.com
eileenbird1@gmail.com

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