Title: Group Exercise Instructor
Area of Interest: Group X
Address: 00555 Bishop - HI
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 & Responsibilities 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
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 supervisor s meetings
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 & 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
This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.