This unit (SFI2000) of study is designed to develop theoretical knowledge and technical skills in applying group fitness strategies and approaches. An understanding of how group fitness influences fitness participation, and engagement and adherence in physical activity is fostered including analysis of strategies to encourage and support participation. Knowledge of planning, developing and delivering group fitness activities, including leading and managing groups, delivery of exercise, and modification of activities to client fitness levels will all be applied to practice. Students will develop their knowledge and skills through exploration of a range of group fitness activities such as choreographed and non-choreographed exercise to music activities, bootcamp, aqua aerobics, mind and body, cycle, boxing, and circuits.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically review the group fitness sector of the fitness industry;  
  2. Consolidate and synthesis knowledge of group fitness to develop resources to support professional practice;  
  3. Demonstrate effective instruction of a variety of group fitness formats; and,  
  4. Reflect on professional practice in group fitness to develop knowledge of the fitness profession.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment MindMap 20%
Practicum Instruction and evaluation x 2 30%
Report Benefit of group fitness participation 30%
Assignment Session plans x 2 20%

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