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Group Exercise Instructor Certification

They won’t be able to stop coming

Master 12 popular exercise formats including HIIT, kickboxing and bootcamp and create electric group classes that leave folks buzzing with energy.
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  • PLUS! Get CPR/AED Certification


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How It Works


  • Enroll now and get instant access

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  • Study at your own pace

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  • Use your dedicated Success Coach for study help

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  • Take chapter quizzes to see your progress

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  • Pass the open-book, untimed Final Exam from anywhere!

What You'll Learn From This Course

  • The skills you need to teach 12 different exercise formats (including HIIT, Bootcamp, Kickboxing, Step, Stretch, Muscle Conditioning, and more)

  • Safety and injury prevention

  • The science behind group exercise and how it works

  • How to design and instruct a group exercise class for every level

Hear what our students are saying:

We're proud of our graduates' outstanding reviews regarding their ISSA experience!

What You'll Get With This Course

Online Course Textbook

Group Fitness is a 186 page book that includes everything you need to earn a Group Exercise Instructor Certification. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.

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  • Digital textbook featuring 12 format variation

  • Unlimited educational support with our dedicated team of student success professionals

  • The convenience to learn and study at your own pace

  • ISSA Take Home Group Exercise Instructor Certification Exam

  • NCCPT exam accredited by the NCCA*

    *Proctoring fee not included

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Course Overview

Group Exercise is a great fitness solution for people who are looking to get into shape, have fun, and be social. So, it's no surprise that this form of exercise has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Now with ISSA's Certified Group Exercise Instructor course, trainers can learn how to keep up with the fast-paced structure of a group class and learn how to teach up to 12 formats in less than 6 months — for one easy price.

ISSA's Certification Accreditation Information

We offer the most NCCA accredited exams in fitness! Our NCCPT exams are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Our NCCPT exams provide you with every opportunity to get your foot in the door of anywhere you want to work. With these accredited exams, you'll open more doors, and stand out as the trainer who has the best of both worlds.

To purchase the accredited exam separately, click here.

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Purchase of ISSA training materials is not an eligibility requirement to take the accredited exam nor does it imply a passing score.

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