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The Nova Scotia Fitness Association is a non-profit organization.

For course descriptions and full certification requirements, please see our Certifications page.

NSFA doesn't offer any online certifications. If you wish to complete the Exercise Theory Course via distance education please purchase the course through the Manitoba Fitness Council at this link  https://manitobafitnesscouncil.ca/product/exercise-theory-distance-education-package/. To complete this course you must write and pass the Exercise Theory exam through the NSFA. You can arrange to do so by emailing info@nsfitness.ca. Please note a $25 exam fee will apply.

Upcoming events

    • 17 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Mount St. Vincent University (MSVU)
    • 5
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    Exercise Theory (ET)


    Registration closes 1 week before the course begins

    This is the pre-requisite module in the Nova Scotia Fitness Association’s (NSFA) Certification Program. This course covers the Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Human Movement (Biomechanics), Nutrition, Safety and Legal Liability required to successfully complete the course work, and to work in the exercise industry with one of our specialization certificates.

    Date: March 17, 18 & 24, 2018

    Time: 10:00am-6:00pm

    Fee: $300.00
    Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, and NSFA/NFLA  membership.

    Course Conductor(s): Terri Roberts

    Venue: 123 Evaristus Hall
    MSVU (Mount St. Vincent University)

    Rosaria Student Centre

    166 Beford Highway, Halifax

    http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/aboutus/emergencyproceduresguide/campusmap.aspx
    • 05 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 06 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 7
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    Group Exercise Leader (GEL)


    Registration closes: November 10, 2017

    The program focuses on the components of your fitness class, use of music, cueing, teaching methods, choreography and leadership skills. In addition to basic floor aerobics, students will also receive specialization training in the use of portable equipment for group exercise classes.

    Date: May 5 & 6, 2018

    Time: 10:00am-6:00pm

    Fee: $250.00
    Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, and NSFA/NFLA  membership.

    Course Conductor(s): Terri Roberts & Melissa Millar

    Venue: 123 Evaristus Hall

    MSVU  (Mount  St. Vincent University)

    Rosaria Student Centre

    166 Beford Highway, Halifax

    http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/aboutus/emergencyproceduresguide/campusmap.aspx

     

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    • 26 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 27 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Mount St. Vincent University (MSVU, Halifax
    Register

    Resistance Trainer (RT)

    ***Please Note: registration will close 2 weeks before the course to allow time to order text books***

    The program focuses on use of equipment and exercises, safety, exercise precautions, exercise technique, training methods and program design.

    Date: May 26 & 27, 2018

    Time: 10:00am-6:00pm

    Fee: $250.00
    Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, and NSFA/NFLA  membership.

    Course Conductor(s): TBA

    Venue: 123 Evaristus Hall

    MSVU  (Mount  St. Vincent University)

    166 Bedford Highway, Halifax

    http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/aboutus/emergencyproceduresguide/campusmap.aspx

     

     

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