In this training you will learn how to teach and demonstrate proper posture and grips for spins, floorwork, transitions, basic climbs, and holds. You learn basic spotting techniques appropriate for this level, effective ways to communicate the mind-body connection, and standards for teaching safe basic pole moves. You will also learn numerous stability, strength and mobility exercises, and how to counting music and cue movement.
Successful completion of the Level 2 Training means that an instructor will be able to name shoulder joints and major muscles of the body, as well as, points of contact and name moves based on their anatomic name. Instructors will earn the physics involved with static pole and will be able to safely spot students and teach one arm spins, combination spins and reverse grabs. Instructors will be able to recognize which moves should be taught first based on progression recommendations.
Instructors will develop the ability to move clients through a series of moves and dismount the pole through an aerial handstand. Shoulder mounts, aerial inversion, and shoulder dismounts will be perfected. You will also learn the Pole Fitness Alliance Groups and Switches which simplifies combinations.
Phase 1 focuses on stability, strength, and agility through balancing and basic gymnastic skills. In this training you will learn correct spotting, cueing, and demonstration of high level static pole tricks and techniques. This moves that will be covered are dynamic in nature and include variations of tumbles, flips, grip switches, and hand balancing on and off of the pole. This training will also cover how to deliver verbal and non-verbal cues for proper technique, how to correctly spot students for elite level tricks, and provide demonstration with the knowledge of anatomy, proper dismounts, progressions and safety precautions.
Phase 2 focuses on flexibility.