Certifications

Each semester, The Sanderson Center hosts certification workshops by various fitness providers. Dates, information and websites for workshops taking place in our facility will be posted each semester.

Available Certifications

AAAI/ISMA Cycle Instructor Training

This Certification teaches you the information and skills needed to successfully teach group fitness cycling classes. It prepares you for both the written and practical testing in a non-threatening, comfortable environment. You will learn everything from how to set the cycle to match each participant's body, correct form, safety issues, music, exercise science, proper class format and more.

Training Date/Time

September 12, 2021

9am-5pm

Location

Joe Frank Sanderson Center

Instructors

Meridith Nuckolls
Fitness Coordinator
Email: mnuckolls@saffairs.msstate.edu

AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer 

This certifications workshop consist of a study into anatomy, cardio and muscular physiology, kinesiology, program design, client evaluation/assessment, cueing form and technique and necessary tools to start a career in personal training.  

Training Date/Time

August 28, 2021 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Joe Frank Sanderson Center

Instructors

Jason Townsend
Associate Director UREC
Email: jtownsend@saffairs.msstate.edu

Meridith Nuckolls
Fitness Coordinator
Email: mnuckolls@saffairs.msstate.edu

 

 

Background Image Alternative Text: Cycle Class at the Sanderson Center closeup of feet of riders
Background Image Alternative Text: A students works out using a rope while taking Covid safety measures at the Sanderson Center

GFIT Program

Our Group Fitness Instructor Training program is designed to prepare potential instructors to teach fun, safe, and effective group fitness classes. This is a four week program dedicated to learning material from various group fitness classes to give the fundamentals of teaching, cueing, and motivating a class. During this four week period, instructors will find their own teaching style and prepare for a demonstration to teach during the upcoming semester.

Training Date/Time

TBA

Location

TBA

Instructors

Meridith Nuckolls
Fitness Coordinator
Email: mnuckolls@saffairs.msstate.edu