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Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association

AFLCAThe Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing national standards for the training and certification of group exercise leaders in Alberta. The AFLCA offers certification in the areas of group exercise leadership including resistance training and group exercise leader. The AFLCA qualifies you to deliver exercise leadership province wide, and is recognized across all of Canada.

AFLCA Exercise Theory

This course is required before you specialize in one of the other leadership courses (resistance training or group fitness specialties). Topics include principles of conditioning, basic nutrition, weight control, movement mechanics, program planning, monitoring progress, safety tips and much more!

Date: Feb 19-21, 2016

Cost:  $210 +gst


AFLCA Resistance Training

 (Pre-requisite AFLCA Exercise Theory)

Become a certified fitness leader! This course is excellent for the experienced or inexperienced fitness enthusiast who wishes to learn more about the science behind their workout. The program includes information on program planning and design, physiological considerations, principles of strength training and leadership, safety, training methods and equipment.

 Date: March 25-27, 2016

Cost: $210 +gst


AFLCA Group Fitness Fundamentals

Portable Equipment Designation

(Pre-Requisite: AFLCA Exercise Theory)

This 20 hour course certifies you to become a group fitness instructor. Topics covered include leadership trends, media, class components, music, movement and cuing, exercise analysis, accountability and legal responsibility. The portable equipment designation covers topics specific to leading group fitness classes using equipment such as free weights, body bars, stability balls, resistance tubing, BOSU, steps, foam rollers and more. 


Dates: November 20-22

Cost: $210 +gst


To Register for AFLCA courses click here, visit the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre Guest Services, or phone 780-791-7792.

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