Instructor Training

We look for talented, dedicated and responsible individuals to lead our TigerX classes and personal training program.  MizzouRec’s Instructor Training will prepare you for your certification and help you feel comfortable in fitness and leadership roles, whether it be personal training, group fitness, yoga, pilates or cycling. Training is for anyone wanting to expand their fitness knowledge, but the courses also fulfill a requirement to be considered for employment as a fitness instructor at the Rec. (Score!)

Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course

Learn the essentials for becoming a group fitness instructor. This course follows the guidelines found in the ACE (American Council on Exercise) Group Fitness Instructor Manual to prepare you to take the test to become a certified group fitness instructor. Both classroom learning and hands-on practice are utilized to perfect to cuing, counting, teaching and motivating a group fitness class. This course is for anyone interested in taking the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification test, wanting to learn more about group fitness, or those interested in fulfilling application requirements to become a TigerX instructor.

Info session will be held Sunday, January 21 at 5PM in Legends.

For more information, email tigerx@mizzourec.com

$89

(textbook not included)
*link to discounted materials will be provided at the first class

Min. 15/Max. 30
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January 28-March 18

Sundays 5:00-6:50 PM
Skybox Conference Room/Studio A

Personal Trainer Prep Course

The Personal Trainer course helps you prepare for the ACE (American Council on Exercise) Personal Trainer Exam.  This course takes you through the ACE textbook and reviews key topic areas including exercise science, assessment, program design and implementation, program progression modifications, client adherence, and risk management issues. The course will prepare you to take the ACE Personal Trainer exam, a computer based test that is offered on campus;  and is for anyone interested in becoming certified through ACE or is looking for a deeper knowledge of personal training practices.

$89

(textbook not included)
*link to discounted materials given to participants at the first class

Min. 12/Max. 24
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January 29- April 9

Mondays 6:00 PM-7:50 PM
Skybox Conference Room

Pilates Instructor Training Prep Course

Learn the principles of Joseph Pilates that build muscle strength, stamina, and elongation. Our instructor course will give you a thorough understanding of not only how to use the Reformer but how to progress exercises to produce maximum results for participants. The course will also discuss Pilates principles and how to use mat exercises to develop core and extremity strength, stability, flexibility, coordination and balance.  The course will teach correct form, along with ways to modify exercises for different populations.  This course is for anyone interested in having a deeper knowledge of Pilates or those interested in fulfilling the application requirement for a Pilates instructor with TigerX.

Info session will be held Sunday, January 21 at 5PM in Legends.

For more information, email tigerx@mizzourec.com

$89

(textbook not included)

Min. 6/Max. 20
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January 28- March 18

Sundays 5:00 PM – 6:50 PM
Studio B

Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Prep Course

Learn the ins and outs of indoor cycling and how to design the perfect ride. Participants will learn how to properly set-up an indoor cycling bike, the basic movements and techniques of indoor cycling, and the different types of rides.  Practicing techniques including interval training, jumps, hills, sprints and more is a vital part of the class. Participants will also learn about the proper biomechanics of indoor cycling, how to measure effort, and how to design multiple rides. This course is for anyone who wanting to learn the basics of indoor cycling or those interested in fulfilling the application requirement for an Indoor Cycling instructor with TigerX.

Info session will be held Sunday, January 21 at 5PM in Legends.

For more information, email tigerx@mizzourec.com

$89

(textbook not included)
*link to discounted materials will be provided at the first class

Min. 15/Max. 30
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January 28- March 18

Sundays 5:00 PM – 6:50 PM
Tiger Lair

Yoga Instructor Training Prep Course

Designed for experienced yoga students who would like to deepen their practice and instruct classes, this intensive 8-week course will train participants to create and lead dynamic multi-level fitness-oriented yoga classes.  Learn to teach more than 20 poses effectively with modifications and props. This interactive class will cover effective teaching skills, communication, cueing, sequencing, transitions, progressions, and class formats to enhance the mind-body connection.  This course is for anyone wanting to deepen their yoga practice, get an in-depth knowledge or yoga, or fulfill the application requirement for a Yoga instructor with TigerX.

$89

(textbook not included)

Min. 6/Max. 15
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Course to be held Fall 2018