Exercise Science or equivalent required to start this course. This is both a theoretical and practical course; however 60 percent of this module constitutes the practice of the practical component. The course format comprises of interactive live lectures and/or videotape material, depending on the subject matter. The course is offered twice a year with lectures […]
Sports massage is the application of massage techniques which will enable the athlete to achieve their highest potential by accelerating the body’s natural healing process during training sessions. Massage helps to reduce the chances of injury by identifying and eliminating conditions in the muscle tissue that are a potential risk of injury. Regular sports massage […]
This workshop will introduce the student to training with the purpose of optimizing daily living. They will learn about the types of exercises that can be utilized as well as gain a theoretical understanding of the basis of functional training. They will be encouraged to design exercise programs based on specific functional requirements and how […]
This course encompasses the physiological and psychological changes that take place during pregnancy and how to train pre and post natal women. The course is presented by Lee Archer who developed the FITMAMAprogramme for Virgin Active South Africa and is the Director of The Institute of Fitness Professionals. The course will run Saturday and Sunday, […]
This is a practically based course. The course format is comprised of live practical sessions. The course will involve understanding the benefits of Pilates classes and will enable the learner to utilize Pilates as an effective cardiovascular and cross training tool. The Pilates Mat module preserves the essence of the mind-body system of exercises pioneered […]
Exercise Science or equivalent required to start this course. This is a practically based module. The course format is comprised of live practical movement (aerobic dance) based lectures.
The National Certificate in Fitness is a 1 year full-time programme that is aimed at developing the complete fitness professional. It is level 5 on the NQF. Lectures are run daily from Monday to Thursday while Fridays are reserved for practical tasks and outings to various fitness/ sports science facilities.