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Level: N/A

Location: Johnson Building

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 1.50

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

Days / Times: Contact Us

Tuition (£): 3.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Delivered at our Johnson Building Fitness Centre, these classes will help you focus on key elements of your fitness, whether that be muscular endurance, strength, flexibility or wellness.

Our Fitness Centre is open from 7.30am-9.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am-1.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Please contact Steve Powell or Kirk Gibbons for more details on 01332 387452.

Entry requirements

You will need to have received an induction into the use of the equipment. This is free if you become a gym member or you will be charged £3 as part of your first fitness class.

As part of the induction, you will need to complete a par-q health screening form.

Classes are open to any age, sex, ability or fitness level.

Course Content

Classes include:

  • Induction*
  • Boot Camp
  • Bums and Tums
  • Cardio Circuits
  • Combat Fitness
  • Core
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Kettle Bell
  • Low Intensity Cardio
  • Personal Best
  • Resistance Circuits
  • Female Only Circuits

*mandatory as your first session if not a current gym member

How will I be assessed?

There are no formal assessments, but health measures can be taken to monitor your progression.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Drinks, supplements and energy bars are available should you wish to purchase them. You will need to be wearing clothing suitable for activity. No hats, outdoor shoes or jewellery should be worn.

Gym memberships are available. See our promotions for new members on @EvolveFitnessDC

What can I do after this course?

Have a look at our other Learning for Leisure courses at the College or why not train to qualify as a gym instructor or personal trainer at the College?

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Johnson Building

About the Johnson Building »

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Derby College offer sport, health and leisure facilities for public use. This includes fitness centre, sports hall and outdoor pitch hire plus lots more. Located at Broomfield Hall, Johnson Building and Mackworth.

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E. Wheeldon-Jones

E. Wheeldon-Jones

Former sports student Ellie prepares for coaching trip to Australia

Sports coach Ellie Wheeldon-Jones is planning to go to Australia to teach swimming after successfully completing a foundation degree course in sports coaching at Derby College. Ellie, who has always been sporty, would like to travel and take a break from studying before deciding whether or not to take a third-year top up degree course. Like her sister Sophie, who is now a personal trainer, and her boyfriend Mykylo, a semi-professional cricketer, Ellie initially took the BTEC sports sciences course at Derby College after leaving school following GCSEs.She then went on to take her foundation degree at Broomfield Hall and is currently working as a children's swimming coach as well as teaching tampolining to adults.

Ellie said: "One of the best things about the foundation degree course was the amount of one-to-one attention you receive. Our groups were small so the lecturers had more time to dedicate to you. It was hard work but I enjoyed it and felt very comfortable at Broomfield."
Ellie has participated in many sports including gymnastics, athletics and running during and since her schooldays. She has also swum at county level.

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