Mixed Martial Arts
Introduction to the MMA Fitness Instructor Course:
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a rapidly growing sport worldwide, and its presence is now being seen in many health clubs. Combat training is becoming so popular that clubs are catering for this trend with multiple punch bags, varied martial arts classes and even boxing rings.
MMA Fitness is our new fun and dynamic training course that will help you broaden your skills as a personal trainer or group instructor. This course will increase your knowledge of mixed martial arts (MMA) drills, such as bag and pad work, that can be used with virtually all of your clients. You will learn how to use different equipment and techniques to develop challenging, enjoyable and varied sessions.
This course will teach you how mixed-martial arts (MMA) drills can be used to develop fitness in a non-combative environment. You will also learn the correct techniques for a variety of punches, kicks and other strikes and how to link these up into combinations. Great for training in the gym or at home, you will be able to correctly and safely teach and supervise these skills in a one-to-one training environment.
MMA Fitness Instructor Course Aims:
The Aim of the MMA Fitness Instructor Course is to develop an understanding of various practical MMA drills that are appropriate for improving fitness with clients in a 1-on-1 environment.
Objectives: By the end of the course attendees will be able to:
1. Understand how mixed-martial arts (MMA) drills can be used to develop fitness in a non-combative environment.
2. Demonstrate competent techniques for the punching and elbow strikes.
3. Demonstrate competent techniques for the knee strikes and kicks.
4. Demonstrate competent techniques for basic combinations and for MMA-specific conditioning drills.
5. Safely and effectively use the pads for basic MMA fitness training
Practical - Competent demonstration of selected MMA exercises
Theory - Completion of assessment - 40 questions
MMA Fitness Instructor Programme Timetable:
9.00 Registration, Theory - Introduction, Benefits, Safety, Equipment, Techniques
9.30 Practical 1 - Jab, Cross, Uppercut, Hook, basic boxing combinations
10.45 Practical 2 - Elbows, Knees, Kicks
13.15 Practical 3 - Basic Muay Thai Combinations
14.45 Ground and Pound & Other MMA Fitness Drills
15.35 MMA Fitness Training Demo and attendee practise
17.00 Course Conclusion
Please Note - Start times may vary depending on the venue
MMA Fitness Instructor Entry Requirements:
To qualify for REPs CPD, attendees should possess:
- Level 2 Gym Instructor or Studio Instructor Qualification minimum
- Valid REPs membership
This course is open to fitness enthusiasts, strength and conditioning coaches, and instructors
not on the Register of Exercise Professionals, but will not be able to use the course as CPD.
National Occupational Standards:
This course is mapped against National Occupational Standards:
- D410 (Plan and prepare a gym-based exercise session)
- D411 (Instruct a gym-based exercise session)
9 REPs Points
This Training Course is taught in classrooms in the following locations:
Guide Price: £125
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