ABOUT PERSONAL TRAINER/GROUP EXERCISE INTERNSHIP

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

NickiFit LLC is a mobile fitness business providing in-home personal training, group classes and weight loss challenges in non-traditional places for exercise. We seek to customize high standards of exercise for people of all fitness levels. The goal is to empower people in their fitness journey. We provide the coaching, accountability and expertise required to help clients transform their bodies. Throughout the training process, we prepare our clients with a mindset for success that influences every area of their lives.

PURPOSE


The NickiFit Fitness internship program is designed to allow undergraduates and recent graduates from college, university or personal training certification courses to observe the practical skills they will need to work successfully with clients in the future.  Interns will observe an experienced personal trainer conducting a variety of training sessions and an experienced group exercise instructor leading multiple fitness classes. Basic office and administrative tasks may be required. 

 


GOALS


As a NickiFit Intern, you will learn how to:

  • Perform fitness assessments and evaluations

  • Develop training sessions and keep detailed progress reports on your clients

  • Demonstrate proper training techniques, exercise coaching, motivation and instruction

  • Coach and motivate clients to make appropriate changes to ensure consistent progress logs

  • Track client progress, current successes and challenges, review client nutrition and exercise

  • Provide ongoing health and fitness education that empowers clients to lead healthy lives

  • Market and sell your fitness services

  • Represent the vision, culture and values of NickiFit.

  • Promote knowledge of group fitness components, i.e. warm up, exercise workout, flexibility, cool down, etc.

  • Understand the techniques and dynamics of group fitness

  • Provide a safe and fun environment for participant in group classes

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greet participants/clients in a friendly, positive, professional manner.

  • Assist with back office work, such as sending emails, updating sign-in lists, answering online questions/responses and running errands as needed.Assist with back office work, such as sending emails, updating sign-in lists, answering techniques, etc. for discussion, comments on workouts observed, useful client communication/training.

  • Document your experience each week:  interesting observations, lessons learned, questions 

  • Assist with personal training sessions when appropriate.

  • Assist with group exercise classes when appropriate. interactions with clients, coworkers and the public.

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with the NickiFit vision, culture and values in all interactions with clients, coworkers and the public.

  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and safety standards.

QUALIFICATION

Interns must spend 8 hours per week in group exercise classes, 4 hours per week in personal training and 3 hours per week in admin duties over the course of 10 consecutive weeks.

 

  • Must have a positive, enthusiastic, energetic personality.

  • Must enjoy working with people.

  • Must be comfortable conversing with clients in person and over the phone in a polite, professional, friendly manner.

  • Must have a working knowledge of health and fitness and the human body, and be able to quickly grasp and apply new concepts.

  • Must be punctual and reliable.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

NickiFit Internships are unpaid.  A stipend of $250 will be paid to cover expenses such as travel, food, etc. Interns who demonstrate excellent performance may be eligible for employment after the internship is completed. The stipend is paid monthly on the 30th as follows:

  • Month 1 - $50

  • Month 2 - $100

  • Month 3 - $100

 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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