FSSA Council


Crush Club Instructor Training


This is a scientifically-based course conducted in two 8-hour sessions over the course of two days.
The course is based on six different dance styles: Bollywood, Bhangra, Hip Hop, Jazz, Salsa & Merengue.
The course combines the principle of re-stimulation with High Intensity Interval Training.
It implements an entertaining method that assists weight-loss and body toning.
Once the training is complete students are given the freedom to choreograph routines themselves without the constraints of a set choreography.
Upon certification students will be able to conduct complete Crush Club sessions independently.
Pre - Requisites :
1. Should be at least 18 years of age.
2 .Should have a level 3 EQF equivalent certification/degree/diploma in fitness and/or related subjects.
3. Should demonstrate a basic sense of music and rhythm of all or at least any one of the following dance forms:  Bollywood, Bhangra, Hip Hop, Jazz,       Salsa or Merengue
4. Should be open to a creative learning process.
5. Should have working knowledge of the english language
6. Should have a valid CPR AED

Learning Outcomes:

1. Core understanding of the step structure (using the 4-8 count base or 4-8 accessory step) within each dance style .
2. Importance of the fitness elements ( re-stimulation principle , fartlek training)
3. Balanced use of fitness components
4. Importance of stretches / types of stretches
5. An instructor who holds good connection


LLP Category:

Course - Face to Face

Suitable For:

Fitness Instructor (EQF L3), Group Fitness Instructor (EQF L3)

Learning Type:

LLP Category 1

Learning Hours:




At the end of the two day instructor training the students will be assessed based on theory ( multiple choice questions, essay questions ) and practical demonstration where the students are expected to demonstrate the following :
Demonstration of the RAM (Raise Activate Mobilise ) protocol of the warm up
Demonstration of varying intensity / fitness objective of each of the dance styles.
Movement orientation ( 8+8 or 4+4 dance moves that form the basic pattern of the Crush club class )
Communication ( Verbal cues , non-verbal cues )