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Kickboxing Instructor

Capital District YMCA
Clifton Park, NY 12065
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Are you a highly motivated Group Fitness Instructor who wants to help people achieve the results of their dreams?
The Southern Saratoga YMCA is seeking Kickboxing Instructor who can bring the excitement to every class they teach!
The Kickboxing Instructor develops, coordinates and instructs group classes in a dynamic, fun, and positive environment that will accommodate all fitness levels. Our Kickboxing Instructor effectively builds community within the class.

The Kickboxing Instructor preforms the following functions:

  • Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the CDYMCA mission and goals.

  • Maintains continuing education around the latest group fitness trends.

  • Promotes group fitness programs as a brand ambassador to attract new members.

  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members creating a community within the class.

  • Observes and adjusts approach to support all participants capabilities, physical conditions, health, and culture.

  • Keeps accurate class attendance records.

  • Follows CDYMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations (weather, closings, etc.).

  • Maintain cleanliness of the facility as a member of Clean Team.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The Kickboxing Instructor holds the followingqualifications:

  • CPR, First Aid, AED, and national certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, and NASM) in group wellness instruction or YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise certification required within the 1st 30 days.

  • 1 2 years equivalent fitness experience teaching group classes preferred.

  • Certification in areas of expertise preferred.

  • YMCA Healthy Lifestyles certification within 60 days of hire.

Free membership and childcare discount upon hire!


  • 1 year(s): Previous experience teaching group wellness classes.


  • Bachelors or better in Sport Management
  • Bachelors or better in Physical Education Teacher Education

Licenses & Certifications

  • YMCA Fnds Group Exercise
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • AED
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • YMCA Healthy Lifestyles


  • PC Experience
  • Group Facilitation
  • Work in diverse community
  • Problem Solving
  • Organizational
  • Communication
  • Other Language
  • Sports


  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking


  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
  • Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

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Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-09
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