Water aerobics serves many of the fastest-growing demographics in the fitness industry, including seniors. Its low-impact but highly effective exercises make up one of the most in-demand fitness program components available. A certification in water aerobics can provide a year-round edge for the fitness professional seeking continuing education opportunities to grow their niche marketing potential.
Water aerobics benefits individuals with a wide variety of conditions, including arthritis and other joint problems, allowing fitness professionals to better target their fitness programs to their clients’ needs. And water aerobics gently burns more calories with the natural water resistance it provides.
The American Sports and Fitness Association’s (ASFA) continuing education certification in Water Aerobics, with its recommended texts and resources, tests and helps to broaden participant knowledge of best practices in water aerobics instruction, covering topics from length of workout to warm-ups and cool-downs, water safety and more.
Fitness professionals worldwide can take advantage of the unique resources offered by ASFA. After earning a certification in Water Aerobics, trainers can go on to boost their portfolios even further by earning a variety of other niche marketing certifications. ASFA also offers business packages that help trainers complete and organize the paperwork involved with their marketing, business plan and more, allowing them to maximize their time in the gym with clients and increase their earning potential.