October 1, 2016

Essential Matwork

This course will give you your nationally recognised qualification Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates accredited by YMCA awards. Book here

It covers

  • Basic class content – to include warm up, cool down and stretch
  • Principles and fundamentals
  • Pre – Pilates
  • 34 original exercises
  • Progression and modification
  • Anatomy and physiology, Health and Safety
  • Postural analysis, core stability and movement analysis
  • Overview of special populations in exercise
  • Teaching and communication skills

It is assessed through YMCA awards assessment procedure, which includes the following elements

  • One Hour Multiple choice paper – anatomy and physiology for health and exercise
  • One Hour Multiple choice paper – principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • A progressive programme, and viva
  • A detailed lesson plan for a matwork group class – practical teaching assessment

Worksheets on

  • Health, safety and welfare in the fitness environment
  • Know how to support clients who take part Exercise and Physical activity
  • Fundamentals of Pilates
  • The Original Exercises and Modifications and Adaptations

This course can be studied either weekend only or school run friendly

SRF weekday course is 22 sessions 10 – 1.30 on Thursday term time, plus 3 Sundays for special lectures. Followed by YMCA awards Assessment

Weekend only course is 8 sessions of 10 – 5 on Saturday and Sunday, one weekend per month for 8 months. Followed by YMCA awards assessment