Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Self Control * Concern for Others * Integrity * Cooperation * Social Orientation * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Leadership * Attention to Detail

Representative Tasks * Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness. * Plan routines, choose appropriate music, and choose different movements for each set of muscles, depending on participants' capabilities and limitations. * Teach proper breathing techniques used during physical exertion.


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