Certifications

ACE Group Fitness Instructor Prep Workshop

Participants meet once per week on Mondays from 3:30 – 4:30 PM. The goal of the workshop is to prepare students to take the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Group Fitness Instructor exam. The BGSU Student Recreation Center has an educational partnership with ACE that provides workshop students with study materials, powerpoints, and a discounted exam price. Participants gain practical, hands-on experience to enhance their future careers as exercise professionals while earning feedback and learning from ACE certified group fitness instructors. The workshop is free to all full-time BGSU students.  

Workshop Details:

  • Dates: Monday, October 7 – Monday, November 25
  • Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM
  • Location: Student Recreation Center Classroom (located near back entrance at the SRC)
  • Cost: FREE to all BGSU full-time students
  • Register Online:  https://form.jotform.com/bgrecwell/2019GF

For More Information: Adrienne Answel | 419.372.2348 | aansel@bgsu.edu

USA Weightlifting: Level I Coaching Course

In this two-day course, participants will gain practical information from top-level coaches about weightlifting technique, assessing movement, motor learning, biomechanics, effective coaching, and programming training. In addition to covering scientifically based concepts to optimize training and skill learning, a large portion of the course will be hands-on teaching and application of the complete technical progressions of the snatch, clean and jerk, and assistance lifts.

Register online: https://webpoint.usaweightlifting.org/wp15/Events2/ViewEvt.wp?EventID=255551

  • Date: Saturday, January 4, 8 AM - 5 PM
    Sunday, January 5, 8 AM - 2 PM
    Attendance on both days is required.
  • Location: BGSU Student Recreation Center
  • Cost: $499
  • Instructor: Reginald Hodges
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To learn more about becoming a Falcon Fitness instructor, contact Graduate Assistant, Adrienne Ansel at aansel@bgsu.edu