The Spin City Advanced Pole Fitness Instructor Course will cover the highest level of instruction in pole fitness, exploring arms only techniques and an introduction to handsprings and dynamic movement.
Please note – a minimum ceiling height of 3.5 metres is recommended to enable you to complete some of the practical elements contained within this course.
ONLINE COURSE COST: £325
FACE-TO-FACE COURSE COST: £395
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Course requirements and pre-requisites
You will need:
- to meet the minimum age requirement of 18 years or older
- to hold a Spin City Intermediate Pole Fitness Instructor Course certificate, or equivalent certificate
- a minimum of 3 years’ pole fitness experience (recommended)
- access to the internet via a PC, laptop, or mobile device
- access to at least 1 static pole, safely mounted in an appropriate training environment (a ceiling height of 3.5 metres is recommended for this course)
- a minimum of 2 hours’ study/training time per week (to complete the course within the 1-year deadline)
- a device to film videos on (mobile phones are allowed)
- at least 1 student of a suitable ability level for the teaching assessment (aged 18 or older).
The practical elements of this course will concentrate on three different elements of advanced training:
- Advanced pole moves
- Dynamic movement
The theory side of the advanced training course will examine principles of injury prevention and management. Our advanced teaching and coaching unit looks at how your role as an instructor will develop as students move into a more autonomous stage of their training and how you can foster creativity safely in a class environment. The final unit focuses on health and safety considerations when working with advanced level classes.
Advanced pole units:
- Introduction to advanced pole
- Advanced pole moves
- Handsprings and dyanmic movment
- Injury prevention
- Advanced teaching and coaching
- Advanced health and safety
Course move List
- Flag Invert
- Brass Monkey to Flag
- Shoulder Mount Progressions – Straddle, Superhold, and Jacknife
- Seated Shoulder Mount
- Aerial Shoulder Mount
- Shoulder Mount Walk and Bounce
- Shoulder Roll Seated
- Shoulder Roll Standing
- Aerial Advanced Jamilla to Extended Butterfly
ARMS ONLY POSITIONS
- Extended Butterfly, Flower, and Inverted D
- Ayesha – Split Grip, Elbow/Forearm Grip, Twisted Grip, and Cup Grip
- Straight Edge – Split Grip, Elbow/Forearm Grip, Twisted Grip, and Cup Grip
- Jacknife – Split Grip, Elbow/Forearm Grip, Twisted Grip, and Cup Grip
- Split Grip Handspring
- Twisted Grip Handspring
- Chinese/Cup Grip Handspring
- Reverse Entry Chinese/Cup Grip Handspring
- Reverse Entry Split Grip Handspring
- Holly Drop
- Vixen Roll
- Spin and Snap
This course has two main parts to the assessment; a theory assessment and a practical assessment.
|Theory Assessment||Practical Assessment|
|Answer theory questions related to each unit of the course. Questions are multiple choice, or short answers.||Part 1: Teaching Moves. Teach 3 individual moves from the course to at least 1 student of a suitable ability level.|
Part 2: Combination of Moves. Demonstrate a combination of 5 moves from the course syllabus.
Part 3: Core Moves Technique and Execution. Perform each of the core course moves.
Face-to-face learners will have the opportunity to complete their assessment within the course weekend.
Compulsory moves required for technical assessment
- Shoulder Mount Variation – Straddle, Superhold, or Jacknife
- Shoulder Mount Variation (alternative position to the choice from the previous move)
- Allegra or Jade
- Arms Only Prep Position on non-dominant side (your choice from Extended Butterfly, Flower, or Inverted D)
- Advanced Jamilla to Extended Butterfly
- Arms Only position – Ayesha, Straight Edge, or Jacknife (your choice of grip from Split Grip, Twisted Grip, Elbow/Forearm Grip or Cup Grip)
- Arms Only position – Ayesha, Straight Edge, or Jacknife (alternative grip to the choice from the previous move)
- Handspring any grip shown in the course
- Dynamic movement (any roll or drop shown in the course)