Title: Group Exercise Instructor
Area of Interest: Group X
Address: 1090 North Main Street
Job Description: GENERAL SUMMARY: The Group X Instructor leads members through group exercise activities. The Group X Instructor (GXI) educates participants about useful and safe exercises, assists them in achieving exercise goals and creates a fun workout environment for all populations pursuant to the 24 Hour Fitness Standards of Excellence. Instructor leads members through group exercise activities in a classroom setting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Technical Duties (50)
. Educates members on safe techniques and guidelines
. Greet all members and orients new participants
. Instructs class to the ability level of the students participating
. Monitor participants through perceived rate of exertion
. Works with participants to achieve fitness goals
. Encourages new participants and orients them to class
. Utilize schedule source for personal class scheduling and class substitution
. Comply with all of 24 Hour Fitness company policies and procedures
2. Administrative Duties (40)
. Instructs group exercise classes according to schedule and according to company standards
. Starts and finishes class on time as scheduled
. Stores all equipment neatly and appropriately
. Documents equipment problems in club maintenance log and reports problem to Service Manager
. Attends instructor trainings and supervisors meetings
3. Promotion (10)
. Participates in all GX department events, club events and company events
ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS: The position has no direct supervision of employees. The GXI has interaction with participants to ensure that exercises and drills are performed in a safe and effective manner. The GXI also has interaction with club management staff.
1) Knowledge, skills and abilities:
. Ability to deal with a diversity of individuals
. Ability to communicate with people of all age groups
. Strong Communication skills
. Knowledge of safe exercise technique and principles
. Ability to effectively demonstrate all skills being taught to participants
. Posses the ability to follow directions
. Maintains a professional attitude toward responsibilities, fellow instructors, club staff and members.
. Be punctual and exhibit a positive attitude.
. Project a professional image through dress, behavior and attitude.
. Must be outgoing, energetic and able to perform in front of an audience.
2) Minimum certifications/educational level:
. Current Group Exercise approved certification is preferred
. Additional training in specialty formats may be required
3) Minimum experience:
. Prior six months experience in taking group exercise activities is preferred.
4) Physical Requirements:
. Lifting of light weights, jumping, squatting, walking, hopping, kicking
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