The Kids Fitness Instructor Foundations Course is designed to develop your skills in leading engaging and interactive fitness classes with children.
In this training, you’ll gain an understanding of children’s physical, mental and social development, and how to deliver fitness programs where kids can develop fundamental movement skills, feel confident with movement, and discover a motivation to be active for life.
- Understand how children develop motor skills, and how to coach them
- Explore various ways to set structure, and strategies for group management
- Learn verbal cueing to lead engaging, supportive and inclusive classes
- Practice coaching skills to lead fitness classes, yoga sequences and music-driven movement
Want to be recognized as a “Certified” Kids Fitness Instructor?
Following the training, you can choose to train in one of our PL3Y programs for $397cad*. Complete your certification by submitting a video of yourself demonstrating your skills for one of the following PL3Y Programs:
DANCEPL3Y – InterACTIVE physical literacy classes for kids
YOGAPL3Y – Physical literacy and SEL yoga classes for kids
POWERPL3Y – Physical literacy and fitness conditioning for kids
Who is this for: anyone who wants to lead fitness programs for children, including fitness instructors, Early Childhood Educators, school, after-school program leaders, physical literacy practitioners, or who work with children ages 3-12.
The Kids Fitness Foundations Course has been approved for the following Continuing Education Credits:
canfitpro 4 CECs
BCRPA 7 CECs
AFLCA 6 CECs
Course Fee**: $297cad
*Bundle and Save: Purchase Kids Fitness Foundations and a DANCEPL3Y or YOGAPL3Y Instructor Certification Course for $497cad. (see below)
By registering for this course, you agree to the following Terms & Conditions.
PL3Y International Inc. is the parent company of DANCEPL3Y, YOGAPL3Y, and POWERPL3Y. We provide fitness programs, instructor training services and products based on an innovative and positive approach and philosophy.
DO I NEED ANY SPECIAL TRAINING BEFORE I CAN BECOME A KIDS FITNESS INSTRUCTOR?
No, you do not need to have any specialized fitness or education qualifications in order to participate in our PL3Y Kids Fitness Foundations Course. You simply need a passion and love for getting kids active through positivity and playfulness! We welcome people from all backgrounds, and our instructor community includes fitness leaders from all over the world! Your Instructor Training Course will provide you with the foundations to deliver a high-quality fitness program. Instructors who wish to deliver DANCEPL3Y, YOGAPL3Y or POWERPL3Y programs must provide proof of First Aid and CPR-C with AED as well as a Criminal Record Check. You are also responsible for obtaining the necessary insurance for your region.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE THE TRAINING?
From your date of registration, you have access to the online course area for 6 month, and that is the timeframe we recommend you give yourself to finish your training If you need more time, you can extend your access to the online course for $50cad.
DO YOU HAVE TO PAY ONGOING FEES TO USE THE BRAND?
If you plan to teach one of our pre-branded programs (DANCEPL3Y, YOGAPL3Y or POWERPL3Y) you are required to pay an annual licensing fee. PL3Y Inc. offers a tiered licensing model to instructors and organizations starting at $397 CAD/year or $39 CAD/month.
WHAT INDUSTRY SECTORS ARE PL3Y PROGRAMS DESIGNED FOR?
PL3Y Programs are specifically designed to develop physical literacy and positive mental health, therefore any industry whose focus is on developing fundamental movement skills in a playful way is in alignment!
DO I DESIGN MY OWN KIDS FITNESS PROGRAMS?
Once you have complete the Kids Fitness Instructor Foundations course you will have the skills to design your own program, lessons and activities if you wish. Or you can choose to teach one of our pre-branded programs (DANCEPL3Y, YOGAPL3Y, POWERPL3Y). If you choose a PL3Y program you will get everything you need to lead dance, yoga or fitness classes including program content.
IF I TEACH A PL3Y PROGRAM DO I NEED TO SHARE MY CLASS PROFITS WITH PL3Y INC.?
No, you keep what you make! :) Instructors pay a flat annual licensing fee which allows you to more easily build a successful businesses – the sky is the limit! Through our PL3Y Inc. Instructor license, you will have access to business launch tools and training to help you learn how to maximize your investments and launch successful classes in your area.
WHAT RESOURCES WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO IF I CHOOSE TO USE A PL3Y PROGRAM?
Each program has an Online Database included in the annual licensing fee which provides instructors with playlists and choreography videos (DANCEPL3Y) or Lessons and Unit plans (YOGAPL3Y & POWERPL3Y) on a regular basis. The Database includes customizable marketing materials to help you promote your classes. You will also become part of a supportive community of PL3Y instructors. Our online community of instructors connect through an exclusive Facebook group and regular community gatherings, where they can swap ideas and successes with fellow instructors.
ARE PL3Y COURSES APPROVED FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS?
All PL3Y courses are approved for CEC courses through canfitpro, AFLCA, and BCRPA. YOGAPL3Y courses are also approved for continuing education credits with the Yoga Alliance.