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Beginners Pole Fitness

The Spin City Pole Fitness Beginners Instructor course will cover the fundamentals of safe and effective pole fitness instruction with a broad range of spins, key techniques for climbing and sitting on the pole and an introduction to invert prep; this course will provide a syllabus that will allow you to ensure the safe progression of your students.

This course requires the completion of the Spin City Beginners Coaching Course as a pre-requisite, covering essential theory and coaching skills (included in the course cost).

This course is designed for teaching on static poles including chrome, stainless steel, brass and powder coated finishes.

ONLINE COURSE COST: £325

FACE-TO-FACE COURSE COST: £395

Questions about the course? Click on the headings below for more information, or contact us if you have any questions about pre-requisites or suitability for your needs.

Please note: Spin City courses are designed to certify you to teach adult participants over the age of 18 and you must be over the age of 18 to become certified.

Course requirements and pre-requisites

You will need:

  • to meet the minimum age requirement of 18 years or older
  • a minimum of 1 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 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)
  • basic first aid and anatomy knowledge is also recommended.

Course units

The theory section of this course will give you a range of teaching and coaching techniques to make you a confident and effective instructor, supported by relevant fitness theory covering safe warm ups and cool downs. We will also cover the practical aspects of running your classes, from business plans to session plans.

In the practical section, you will learn the first part of the Spin City pole fitness syllabus, a series of strength and conditioning techniques to help your students progress and we will complete your practical training with combinations, sequences and equipment-specific conditioning.

Coaching module units:

  1. Running your own business
  2. Choosing a venue
  3. Equipment
  4. Health and safety
  5. Class planning
  6. Teaching and coaching
  7. Combinations and choreography
  8. Warming up
  9. Strength and conditioning for beginners (ground-based)
  10. Cooling down

Pole module units:

  1. Introduction to beginners pole
  2. Beginners pole ground-based skills
  3. Beginners pole spins
  4. Climbs and seats
  5. Invert prep
  6. Beginners pole combinations
  7. Pole fitness strength and conditioning

Course moves list

GROUND-BASED SKILLS

  • Prayer slide
  • Step around
  • Pirouette
  • Ballerina
  • Pole squat
  • Cartwheel

BASIC BEGINNERS POLE SPINS

  • Fireman spin
  • Cross leg fireman
  • Front hook
  • Back hook
  • Attitude
  • Side spin

ARMS-ONLY SPINS

  • Chair
  • Carousel
  • Cradle
  • Corkscrew
  • Reverse grab preparation

CLIMBS

  • Basic climb
  • Thigh climb
  • Side climb
  • Forearm grip climb
  • Star climb
  • Spinning climb

SEATS

  • Basic seat
  • No-handed seat
  • Cross ankle seat
  • Split seat
  • Standing crucifix

INVERT PREP

  • Crucifix invert prep
  • Gemini invert prep
  • Headstands and forearm stands
  • Basic invert

Course assessment

This course has two main parts to the assessment; a theory assessment and a practical assessment. Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate for each module of the course.

THEORY ASSESSMENT

Answer theory questions related to each unit of the course across both modules. Questions are multiple choice, or short answers.

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT

Coaching module:

  • Class Introduction. Deliver an introduction for a typical pole class, as outlined in the course module.
  • Warm Up. Deliver a full warm up, as outlined in the course module.
  • Conditioning. Teach a ground-based conditioning move, using the techniques covered in the course module.
  • Cool Down. Deliver a full cool down, as outlined in the course module.

Pole module:

  • Practical demonstration. Perform a continuous sequence of five moves from the pole syllabus.
  • Teaching demonstration. Teach three individual moves from the module to at least one student of a suitable ability level.

Spin City are dedicated to ensuring the assessment process is accessible to learners that meet the training course enrolment criteria. If you have a learning need, there will be a place to declare this on your enrolment form. We are also able to offer a limited selection of reasonable adjustments where individuals may find particular practical elements prohibitive. Please contact our mentoring team for more information relevant to your individual circumstances.

Online learners will have 1 year from the date you enrol onto the course to complete the online study and assessment.
Face-to-face learners will have the opportunity to complete their assessment within the course weekend.

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