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ICE at St. Mary's University (SMU S20)

  • 25 Apr 2020
  • 10:00 AM
  • 26 Apr 2020
  • 1:00 PM
  • St. Mary's University, Homberg Centre


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Learn to teach Indoor Cycling (aka "spin")!

The ICE Certification Course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to conduct a highly motivated and technically correct cycling class. Your 10 hour course will include an Intro to Cycling which covers bike safety and bike setup, tips on how to dress and remain comfortable while participating in a cycling class. The chapter on Cycling Basics will include body positions, bio-mechanical and alignment considerations, pedal stroke efficiency and intensity. And finally, Physiology and Class Design covers class breakdown, training principals, cycling physiology, training zones, sample class designs paired with music, and leadership.

Dates & Times:

April 25th, 10:00am - 6:00pm


April 26th, 10:00am -1:00pm

Location:  The Homberg Centre, 920 Tower Road, St. Mary's University, Halifax NS

Instructor: Bill Norton

For course conductor biographies, please see our Staff & Board page.

Fee: $150

Payment:  You can pay online via PayPal (this website will take you to the PayPal interface when you complete the registration information) or you can pay by cash or cheque. The NSFA does not accept any credit cards or e-transfers.

Exams: A written and practical exam are required to complete this course. Full certification also requires completion of Exercise Theory and a 1st Aid & CPR certificate. All NSFA written exams for Spring courses will be done at the end of June 2020 (date to be confirmed) in Halifax at Mount St. Vincent University. If you cannot write at that time or location, a private exam proctor can be arranged for you. Practicals will be arranged between the student and the course conductor.

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.  

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