Fit Code Fitness Coach & Trainer

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Fit Code, INC
10418 S Western
Chicago, IL
Posted: March 25 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Fit Code is currently seeking interns for our adult fitness programs. All training sessions take place within on of the Fit Code Facilities (three in the Chicagoland area). 60-90 day Internship preferred. Number of positions available limited. At Fit Code, we offer a variety of customizable programs to help clients achieve their health goals. We integrate our services, offering a complete package of exercise classes, nutrition counseling, coaching, and team building. Our clients know that they are supported every step of the way on their journey to a healthier, happier life.

Responsibilities

Interns at Fit Code will be expected to observe and participate in sessions with both major population groups served within the facility.

Provides individual and group exercise instruction; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness.

Interns will be expected to participate in facility maintenance.

Interns will help to implement various marketing campaigns throughout the duration of their study.

Interns will be expected to understand and verbally explain the various fitness programs within the facility.

Interns will possibly be expected to design portions of the youth athletic development program sessions.

Applicant will be expected to coach large and small group exercise sessions in a professional and confident manner.

Applicant may assist in conducting fitness testing and assessments and advising participants of results

Intern may help design individualized programs to meet the member’s interests, abilities and goals.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Explaining "why" clients/athletes are performing certain movements/activities
- Demonstrating all movements/drills/activities with proper technique
- Implementing variations and modifications for all movements/activities

Requirements

The student/intern must have an interest in training adults. Experience with children/youth is preferred. Intern will be expected to pass a background check before interacting with any youth athletes.

Education/coursework within related health & fitness fields (Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Sport/Fitness Management, Recreation, ect) preferred.

Experience with basic exercise movements and technique preferred.

Applicant must have a passion for a healthy lifestyle. Health & Fitness Coaches are expected to "practice what we preach" on a daily basis through consistent exercise and proper nutrition.

Student applicants that have an interest in opening and owning their own training facility will find an internship at Fit Code to be tremendously beneficial.

Additional Requirements include:
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Outgoing and Personable personality
- Ability to efficiently manage own time
- Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
-Good computer skills preferred

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