IPDFA Pole Instructor Courses

BECOME A POLE PROFESSIONAL WITH ACCREDITED QUALIFICATIONS BY IPDFA 

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IPDFA Pole Dance Fitness Courses are awarded by Viva Vertical and accredited by the International Pole Dance Fitness Association and Aerial Arts Association. Having an IPDFA certification does not guarantee employment however it does ensure that you are recognised and supported as a professional, competent and qualified instructor of Pole Dance Fitness by the following international associations:

• China Aerobics Association
• Fitness Australia
• New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals
• Federation of International Sport, Aerobics and Fitness
• Australian Children’s Institute of Sports Medicine
• Body Arts and Science International
• Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
• Australian Weight Lifting Federation
• Yogasana
• Beijing Sport University Department of Sport Performance
• The Hong Kong Baptist University School of Continuing Education
• City University of Hong Kong School of Continuing and Professional Education

All IPDFA Pole Dance Fitness Instructors receive the following:

  • Be listed on the IPDFA Qualified Instructors Register for instructor profiling, center and employer resourcing 
  • Receive IPDFA Membership and Newsletters for discounts, the latest industry news, special offers, member only events and initiatives 
  • Get access to IPDFA resources such as resume templates, code of ethics, IPDFA Ultimate Pole Dance Fitness Guide Book, Pole Positions Book 
  • Join IPDFA member - only social networking sites for career and networking opportunities 2 IPDFA POLE DANCE FITNESS COURSES 
  • Become mobile with IPDFA iPhone applications for instructor, center and employer searching and sourcing 
  • Achieve Continuing Education Units

Dance and fitness professionals have undertaken IPDFA Pole Dance Fitness Courses internationally since 2008 . IPDFA accredited instructors successfully teach across the board from multinationa l gymnasiums (such as Fitness First, Celebrity Fitness, California Fitness and PURE Fitness ), multipurpose venues (dance and sport venues) and as part of group and personal training programs.

IPDFA Pole Dance Fitness Courses automatically qualifies you in to our instructor membership scheme, whereby IPDFA empower you to raise your profile and demand as a Pole Dance Fitness instructor. No other courses have this network of support and can give you access to invaluable expert industry knowledge and advice.

BECOME A POLE INSTRUCTOR

Once you are eligible and have successfully enrolled into a course, it’s as simple as 1, 2, 3

1. STUDY : Begin your remote studies by reading online manuals and watching tutorial videos. When you are ready begin the next step.

2. THEORY and WORKBOOKS : Take your online Theory Exam. Achieve 80% to pass and move onto the next step. Complete your workbook exercises. Get feedback from your tutor on when you are ready for the next step.

3. 1 - DAY STUDIO PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT : Complete your practical pole dance fitness session plans and get approval from your course tutor BEFORE you attend the 1 - day studio course.

Your course tutor will notify you of your results within 60 days. If you PASS you will receive your Certification within 6 0 days of the announcement of you results. Good luck!

BASIC POLE INSTRUCTOR COURSE

We offer an accredited Pole Dance Fitness Basic Instructor course. This is a part self - study online course and 1 - day studio practical assessment course that provides basic knowledge of Pole Dance for fun and fitness. Course content is presented according to the “Basic” category of Pole Dance spins and moves recorded in the Pole Positions Book, and focuses on the mechanics and movement of the body with a vertical dance pole. The course contains multiple exercises, quizzes and tests to reinforce learning and test knowledge of basic Pole Dance Fitness. Everything you need to complete the course is contained online and you will receive support with a dedicated course tutor . The course is perfect for experienced pole dancers or current instructors who want to learn Basic Pole Dance Fitness with emphasis on session planning, management, exercise and fitness as well as health and safety knowledge to pursue a qualification and career in the Pole Dance Fitness industry.

Course Duration:

Students have full access to the Online Pole Dance Fitness Basic Instructor courseware for 1 year.

There is a minimum 1 - 3 Months month requirement to allow for online completion of theory and workbooks, leading up to the 1 day studio practical assessment. The online part of the course is self - paced and completion time is dependent upon on many factors, including the student's prior knowledge, connection speed, reading comprehension, exercises and games completed.

Course Objectives:

  • Designing basic Pole Dance Fitness sessions
  • Session management techniques
  • Learn exercise and fitness, principles of training, health and safety.
  • Learn over 50 basic Pole Dance moves as published in the Pole Positions Book.
  • Learn how to apply variations to each basic move.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Anatomy, physiology, exercise and fitness, nutrition, health and safety knowledge
  • Over 50 Basic Pole Dance walks, grips, spins, seats, holds and climb techniques with specific teaching points
  • Basic Body Conditioning Program to support and strengthen the body
  • Class planning and management techniques

SIGN UP FOR THE BASIC COURSE ONLINE HERE OR CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR STUDIO COURSES

INTERMEDIATE POLE INSTRUCTOR COURSE

We offer an accredited Pole Dance Fitness Intermediate Instructor course. This is a part self - study online course and 1 - day studio practical assessment course that provides basic knowledge of Pole Dance for fun and fitness . Course content is presented according to the “Intermediate” category of Pole Dance spins and moves recorded in the Pole Positions Book, and focuses on the mechanics and movement of the body when inverted with a vertical dance pole. The course contains multiple exercises, quizzes and tests to reinforce learning and test knowledge of intermediate Pole Dance Fitness. Everything you need to complete the course is contained online and you will receive support with a dedicated course tutor . The course is perfect for those with a Basic Pole Dance Fitness Instructor Certification from IPDFA with emphasis on conditioning, spotting techniques, effects of force and gravity as well as intermediate conditioning techniques to further your career in the Pole Dance Fitness industry.

Course Duration:

Students have full access to the Online Pole Dance Fitness Intermediate In structor courseware for 1 year. There is a minimum 1 - month requirement to allow for online completion of theory and workbooks, leading up to the 1 - day studio practical assessment. The online part of the course is self - paced and completion time is dependent upon on many factors, including the student's prior knowledge, connection speed, reading comprehension, exercises and games completed.

Course Objectives:

  • Design intermediate Pole Dance Fitness sessions
  • Health, Safety with emphasis on Spotting techniques
  • Learn intermediate principles of training
  • Learn over 50 intermediate Pole Dance moves as published in the Pole Positions Book.
  • Learn how to apply progressions and links between moves.
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Course Content:

  • Mechanics, Physics, Health and Safety
  • Over 50 intermediate Pole Dance grips, spins, seats, holds, climbs and inversion technique with specific teaching points
  • Invaluable Body Conditioning Program to strengthen and stretch the body

ADVANCED POLE INSTRUCTOR COURSE

We offer an accredited Pole Dance Fitness Advance Instructor course. This is a part self - study online course and 1 - day studio practical assessment course that provides basic knowledge of P ole Dance for fun and fitness . Course content is presented according to the “Advance” category of Pole Dance moves recorded in the Pole Positions Book, and focuses on aerial rotations with the body on a vertical dance pole. The course contains multiple exercises, quizzes and tests to reinforce learning and test knowledge of advance Pole Dance Fitness. Everything you need to complete the course is contained online and you will receive support with a dedicated course tutor . The course is perfect for those with an Intermediate Pole Dance Fitness Instructor Certification from IPDFA with emphasis on strength and flexibility conditioning, acrobatic training techniques to further your career in the Pole Dance Fitness industry.

Course Duration:

Students have full access to the Online Pole Dance Fitness Intermediate In structor courseware for 1 year. There is a minimum 1 - month requirement to allow for online completion of theory and workbooks, leading up to the 1 - day studio practical assessment. The online part of the course is self - paced and completion time is dependent upon on many factors, including the student's prior knowledge, connection speed, reading comprehension, exercises and games completed.

Course Objectives:

  • Design advanced Pole Dance Fitness sessions
  • Learn advanced principles of training with professional trade secrets
  • Learn over 25 advanced Pole Dance moves as published in the Pole Positions Book
  • Learn the secret of designing combinations
  • How to control aerial rotations and drops in a safe and effective manner

Course Content:

  • Mechanics, Physics, Health and Safety
  • Over 25 advanced Pole Dance grips, seats, holds, climbs, rotations, and drops technique with specific teaching points
  • Invaluable Body Conditioning Program to strengthen and stretch the body

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

Standby for news of Continuing Education Courses with IPDFA! Continuing Education for Pole Dan ce Fitness Instructors is influenced by the Pole Dance Fitness community’s needs in many ways. The developing nature of the Pole Dance Fitness industry requires that all instructors must gain new skills, new understandings, and new knowledge throughout t heir careers. This is due to the evolving need to produce the best instructing methods to ensure its students have only the finest material items that ensure a maximum quality of health and fitness. To achieve demands instructors must continually invest in their educational knowledge and self - improvement activities.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL

An IPDFA and/or AASFP Pole Dance Fitness Instructor Certificate are initially valid for a TWO - year period. Thereafter it is renewed on a yearly basis based on the instruc tor enrolling into at least ONE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE PER YEAR. Registered instructors will be informed of their expiration date 30 DAYS before their certification expiry. If the minimum requirement is not meant for certification renewal, an instruct or will have to enroll in the relevant Pole Dance Fitness course in order to obtain a valid IPDFA and/or AASFP Pole Dance Instructor certification.