Exercise Technique THEORY+ PRACTICAL
Two day course (INCLUDES EXAM FEE)

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PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR® EXERCISE TECHNIQUE Course is the selection of practice and theory providing the necessary information regarding the proper form and technique of basic strength & conditioning, mobility & flexibility, ballistic & non-ballistic exercise movement patterns performance.


PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR® EXERCISE TECHNIQUE comprises two components: theory and practical. In Part 1 of the course, the theory component is delivered through pre-recorded online content. Part 2 focuses on the practical aspect, which can be experienced either through live online sessions or in-person at the gym."

During the course you will gather the knowledge that enables you to explain and demonstrate basic exercises to gym clients, you will also learn how to correct the technique of exercise of your clients.


This course is indispensable to all fitness professionals providing basic knowledge and preparing for further career.

 LEARNING OUTCOMES - On completion of the course you will:

  • The human body systems
  • The Warm-up purposes and techniques
  • What is the movement? The Join and Muscle Role in the movement
  • Functions of Skeletal Muscles and connective tissue
  • II main types of exercises.
  • Types of movement
  • Types of exercises (BW, BB, FW, RM)
  • Types of grips
  • Practical Presentation of the listed exercises.
  • Health & Safety
  • Awareness of choosing the right variation of exercise in relation to clients fitness level, injury history, FMS and all factors health and adherence related.
  • Corrections and tips

Explanation of Warm up

  • Students will have the ability to explain the purpose and value of a warm-up to clients
  • Students will provide warm-up activities appropriate to the clients, planned exercise and the environment
Exercises Students will Understand Theoretically and Practically:
  • Bench and Chest Press,
  • Flye
  • Cable Crossover
  • Shoulder Press
  • Lateral And Front-Arm Raise
  • Shrug
  • Upright Row
  • Shoulder Internal and External Rotation
  • Biceps, Preacher and Hammer Curl
  • Overhead Triceps Press
  • Lying Triceps Extensions And Press
  • Triceps Kickback
  • Bent Over and One-Arm Row
  • Supported And T-Bar Row
  • Pullover
  • Wrist Curl
  • Bent Over Lateral Raises and Reverse Flye
  • Squat
  • Lunge
  • Deadlift – Bent and Stiff Leg
  • Calf Raise
  • Hip Abduction and Adduction
  • Leg Curl,
  • Extension and Press
  • Hack Squat
  • Back and Hip Extension (Glute-Ham Raise)
  • Abdominal, Including Oblique And Reverse, Crunch, Abdominal Isometric Hold
  • Basic Core Stability And Proprioceptive Exercises,
  • Lat Pull-Downs
  • Seated Row

Explanation of cool-down


PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR® SCALING WORKOUTS 2nd day of the course in the gym. When it comes to progressing and regression exercises in the gym, the practical guidance from a gym instructor plays a crucial role. Gym instructors are well-trained professionals who help individuals understand and perform exercises correctly, whether they involve machines, free weights, bodyweight movements, or stretching.

Progression and regression are essential aspects of an effective workout routine. As individuals progress in their fitness journey, they may need to increase the intensity or difficulty of their exercises to continue challenging their muscles and making progress. On the other hand, those who are new to exercising or have specific limitations may require modified versions of these exercises to ensure safety and prevent injury.

A skilled gym instructor can provide valuable assistance in understanding the correct form and technique for each exercise. They can help individuals identify common mistakes people make during certain movements and guide them on how to overcome these errors. This hands-on approach ensures that individuals are performing exercises effectively and efficiently.

In addition, gym instructors can recommend appropriate progression or regression strategies based on an individual's specific goals, abilities, and limitations. They can tailor workout plans by adjusting resistance levels, modifying movement patterns, or introducing additional challenges as needed.

Taking advantage of a gym instructor's expertise is beneficial for both beginners who need a solid foundation in exercise techniques and experienced individuals looking to push themselves further towards their fitness goals. Their practical guidance ensures that every individual gets the most out of their workout while minimizing the risk of injury.

So whether you're working with machines, free weights, bodyweight exercises, or incorporating stretching into your routine - enlisting the help of a knowledgeable gym instructor will enhance your progress by providing structured guidance on exercise progression/regression techniques while addressing any common mistakes along the way.


This course is open for everyone who wants to improve their teaching skills and general knowledge in the field, walking the path of development and reach excellence.

There are no previous qualifications required however a reasonable level of fitness and exposure to the industry are recommended.


  •  A change of clothes
  •  Bottle of water
  •  Sports/gym gear
  •  Lunch and snacks
  •  Towel
  •  Notepad

Before taking the exam, it is crucial to ensure that you have completed all the necessary preparations. This includes reviewing all the recordings and assessment tests that are available to you. By viewing and taking these resources seriously, you can gain a better understanding of the material and identify any areas where you may need additional study or practice.

Reviewing recordings of lectures or presentations can be particularly helpful in reinforcing key concepts and information. It allows you to revisit important points at your own pace, ensuring that you fully grasp the content before moving on to the exam.

Course hours that require 100% attendance: 6.5 hours held on one weekend day

Additional self-study hours: 5 - 8 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication.

 To receive certification there will be a Multiple Choice Question exam.

There will be 10 questions, the students must answer to score 70% or higher in order to pass the exam.

Upon the completion of the course and successful passing of the exam; you will receive certificate.




All our courses are accredited and recognised worldwide.

All PFS qualifications meet industry standards that have been developed and published by the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA).


Payment rules 

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