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Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor

915

Statewide
Job Postings
90th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
4,180

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$10.12 - $20.32

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$11.60 - $26.45

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 915 job postings for the occupation of Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor Do:

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Common Job Activities:

  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Plan routines, choose appropriate music, and choose different movements for each set of muscles, depending on participants' capabilities and limitations.
  • Evaluate individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develop suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.
  • Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement.
  • Teach proper breathing techniques used during physical exertion.
  • Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed.
  • Instruct participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines.
  • Teach and demonstrate use of gymnastic and training equipment such as trampolines and weights.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment.
  • Provide students with information and resources regarding nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.
  • Conduct therapeutic, recreational, or athletic activities.
  • Administer emergency first aid, wrap injuries, treat minor chronic disabilities, or refer injured persons to physicians.
  • Maintain fitness equipment.
  • Advise clients about proper clothing and shoes.
  • Teach individual and team sports to participants through instruction and demonstration, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques and of participants' physical capabilities.
  • Plan physical education programs to promote development of participants' physical attributes and social skills.
  • Maintain equipment inventories, and select, store, or issue equipment as needed.
  • Promote health clubs through membership sales, and record member information.
  • Advise participants in use of heat or ultraviolet treatments and hot baths.
  • Massage body parts to relieve soreness, strains, and bruises.
  • Organize and conduct competitions and tournaments.
  • Organize, lead, and referee indoor and outdoor games such as volleyball, baseball, and basketball.

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