YOUR NEXT STEP

All you need to know about your assessment

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

Once you've successfully completed your basic training your next step is to become certified. Within three months from the training date, you will need to submit a film of yourself teaching a class. 

Click here >> to submit your Certification Video. Once your video has been successfully uploaded you will receive your feedback within 14 days. Your feedback will then be visible in the Instructor Portal.

Filming Tips and Advice

  1. Your total filming time should not exceed the programs total time. Meaning, a BODYPUMP® class is no longer than 60 minutes, CXWORX® and GRIT® are 30 minutes and SH'BAM® is 45 minutes. The total time should be enough for intro, pauses and instructions between the tracks.
  2. Your license video should be filmed in one take. Do not pause the camera during the class.
  3. Set your camera in an angle of 45° i.e. diagonally from the front. This will help the assessor to see your technique.
  4. Teach in an outfit that is in the essence of the program. For example BODYPUMP® and CXWORX® where the outfit should be skintight so that the assessor (and the group) can easily see all angles of your body.
  5. Your voice and the music should be heard clearly. Also, keep the studio lights switched on during the entire class.
  6. It is important that your entire body is visible during the filming. The participants should not stand in front of you or cover parts of your body in the video. Set the zoom on your recording device so that your facial expressions are visible and do not film too far away. If you filmed from a far distance it could be hard for the assessor to see your technique and you could be asked to film again.

SELF ASSESSMENT

YOU MUST OBTAIN A PASSING GRADE IN THESE AREAS TO BECOME A CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR
  • TECHNIQUE:

    TECHNIQUE:

    • Did you demonstrate correct posture during all of the exercises?
    • Did you perform the exercises with correct technique and the proper objectives?
    • Did you have the stamina to maintain proper technique throughout the entire session?
  • CHOREOGRAPHY:

    CHOREOGRAPHY:

    • Did you demonstrate the choreography correctly?
    • Did you perform the exercises in tempo with the music?
  • Coaching:

    Coaching:

    • Did your instructions help the participants perform the right movements, at the right time, and in the correct manner?
    • Based on your examples and instructions, were your participants able to train safely?
    • Did you explain the purpose of each movement in a way that was easy for the participants to understand?

DEVELOPMENT

THE FOLLOWING TOOLS WILL HELP YOU FURTHER DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS AS AN INSTRUCTOR
  • Making Contact:

    Did you make each participant feel welcome, acknowledged and relaxed?

  • Creating Fitness Magic:

    • Were you fully engaged during the entire session?
    • Did you create a positive atmosphere during the class?
    • Were your participants fully focused on what they were doing?

    If you answered YES to the questions above, then you are ready to have your video assessed.

    Submit your video by uploading it, see Webstreaming section above. Follow the instructions how to easily upload your video.

    If you encounter any problems with uploading your video we are glad to assist you. Please email us here.

  • Grading:

    Pass: You will be sent your International License Diploma.

    Withheld: You may continue as an instructor for the time being, but you will need to improve in certain specified areas. Your assessment will tell you exactly what to focus on in order to pass. You don’t have to submit a new video for assessment instead your Group fitness manager will contact us when you have made the changes according to the assessment feedback.

    Failed: You may continue as an instructor for the time being. You will need to submit a new video by a specified deadline. Our assessor will provide you with feedback on how you need to improve.

    Les Mills Nordic wishes you the best of luck in creating your video and becoming a licensed instructor!

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