FAQs Instructor Course & License Options
We offer 3 Course Steps which are sequential i.e. you must do the first course step before you do the second and so on.
JYMKA COURSE STEPS ARE:
Step 1: Jymka Kids Fitness Instructor Course
This course is offered as a standalone course to individuals who have no pre-requisite fitness qualification or as a CPD course exclusively to qualified primary elementary teachers, fitness instructors and childcare workers.
Step 2: Run a Jymka Kids Fitness Business Course (Only available after you do Step 1)
How to start, develop, market and manage your own Jymka kids fitness class business. Plus you get:
- A license to use the jymka name and logo as part of your business plus
- Jymka class plans for one full academic term for the various ages
- Jymka action song (suitable for younger kids)
- Jymka Marketing Templates to help promote your business to include a brochure, enrolment forms and posters
Steps 1 & 2: Course Bundle Offer: Jymka Kids Fitness Instructor Course + Run a Jymka Kids Fitness Business Course with all the extras
Step 3: Selection of add-on courses (Only available after you do Steps 1 & 2):
Jymka Kids Camps Course
Jymka Kids Parties Course
Coming soon – Jymka Parent & Child Class Course
To become a certified kids fitness Instructor you simply book Step 1 ‘Jymka Kids Fitness Instructor Course’ offered as a standalone course or as a CPD course.
When you get to the last module of the step 1 Jymka instructor course you must be evaluated successfully by one of our Jymka course trainers in order to be awarded a Jymka Instructor Certificate. The last course module provides detailed instructions on how you do this evaluation which consists of:
- Completing a Jymka End-of-Course Evaluation Multiple-Choice-Q
- Creating a video file recording of yourself teaching one or more kids some fitness exercises
This evaluation ensures that participants are competent and have the knowledge after completing the course to teach kids fitness PLUS it provides an opportunity for us to give you tips and advise on teaching fitness skills to kids. On successful evaluation you are awarded a Jymka Kids Fitness Instructor Certificate which has a professional recognition and is endorsed with ActiveIQ, a leading awarding body for the fitness sector. NB. If you have done the CPD course version then the certificate will also have the global CPD standards awarded on your certificate.
Once you certify as a Jymka KidsActiveFun Instructor then you are qualified to teach kids fitness classes straight away. There is no additional or prerequisite qualification in fitness, childcare or sport required. Although we do advise you to have a basic first aid certificate and you must be over 18 years of age with the enthusiasm and energy to coach kids fitness classes in a school or gym.
This course (standalone or CPD) suits primary elementary teachers, fitness instructors, childcare workers, yoga, dance or martial arts teachers, sports coaches, parents or indeed anyone who has an interest or background in fitness or sports who would enjoy working with children teaching them fitness.
Yes all our training courses are 100% online and yes our Jymka training support team provide on-going training support via email to all course participants whilst training. Please bear in mind that our support team work in the Dublin GMT time zone so there may be a time difference depending on where you live. However we will endeavour to respond to queries in a timely fashion. Rest assured, all our courses are very comprehensive and easy to follow with sequential training module presentations, training-notes, training tutorial videos and resource links.
The duration of doing the Jymka KidsActiveFun online Instructor course is approx 40 hours and is usually completed in 4-12 weeks, plus the time required at the end of the course to complete your assessment and evaluation. However some students manage to do this in a shorter time while others take longer having up to 6 months to complete the course.
Yes Jymka is an endorsed Training Provider with Active IQ with a Professional Recognition for our Jymka KidsActiveFun instructor course. Active IQ are a leading accreditation body for the fitness sector in the Uk and Europe with global validity. Countries globally recognise EU standards in fitness for accreditation purposes along with their own or instead if they have no children’s fitness accreditation system to date.
Jymka are also fitness training provider members of Europe Active, formerly the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA).
In addition we have been underwritten by the Aviva insurance group via Fitpro who recognise our Jymka KidsActiveFun Certificate for instructor public liability insurance with no other qualification required. We have other insurance providers who provide public liability insurance to our certified instructors globally and can advise you on this for your country.
No, the Jymka brand name, trademark and logo can only be used if you become a Jymka Licensee by completing Steps 1 & 2 Courses. Only Jymka licensees are permitted to use the Jymka brand name and logo for their business which can be renewed annually by them on successful completion of doing the Jymka refresher Instructor Course and license.
The KidsActiveFun (kids active fun) name, trademark and logo is owned by Jymka and is used to describe the Jymka KidsActiveFun instructor course and certificate and is not permitted to be used for a kids business whatsoever
The Earning potential of running your own Jymka kids fitness business is really good. It is a profitable low cost service business. Jymka instructor licensees can deliver fitness classes in a variety of venues local to them e.g. schools, preschools, gyms etc. You can charge parents per child per class (building on class numbers to make each class more profitable) or charge the school ore pre-school per class. Deliver classes to kids from 3 to 12 years and choose to run kids summer camps or parties as part of your business.
Our comprehensive training system provides you with the necessary know-how and content to run your own successful business. Our training support team gives you full support via email when you are training. On completion of Steps 1 & 2 courses you get a license to use the Jymka brand name and logo for your business. There is no ongoing support with this license and no monthly license fee either. However if you do require support after you have trained for your Jymka business our support team can provide support to you for an hourly fee
Yes you will need to purchase some equipment and props to use to deliver your classes. Aa part of the training Jymka KidsActiveFun instructors get a suggested list of equipment to purchase while Jymka licenses get an additional more detailed list.
- Develop and manage your own Jymka class business.
- If numbers require you can choose to hire and train up to 2 Helpers to assist you to deliver the classes.
- There are no territories given to any Jymka licensee
- Jymka class venues, schools or gyms are normally secured on a first come first served basis
- We provide you with a Jymka facebook page to include your name (e.g. Jymka Jane Smith) to promote your business
- You are listed free of charge on thttps://www.jymka.com/list-of-jymka-licensees/
- There is no monthly license fees applicable
- Each year your Jymka license must be renewed by successfully completing the Jymka license instructor renewal course with a multi-choice end of course assessment questionnaire.
- All your hired Helper must read and adhere to the Jymka safety policy procedures
- Jymka Step 3 add-on courses are exclusively available to Jymka licensees which must be done in order to run kids camps, parties etc.
es, we offer unit or multi-unit Jymka licenses directly to schools, gyms and pre-schools. Contact us to enquire