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World leading presenters to address inaugural Australian International Aqua Fitness Convention
Set to be held in Adelaide from next month, the inaugural Australian International Aqua Fitness Convention (AIAFC) will feature high profile international presenters bringing a host of knowledge and skills to share with the local aqua fitness community.
World class presenters Stefania Manfredi (Acquapole® co-inventor), Andrea Gilardoni, Gabriele Tufano and Antonio Russo from Italy, along with Joanna Apolinarska from Poland have presented at some of the biggest fitness conventions around the world such as: Rimini Wellness, Aqua Fitness Days with Aqquatix and the European Aquatic Association; Liquid Experience 2K19 with Acquapole® in Italy; the International Aquatic and Fitness Convention in the USA, the Aqua Exercise Congress in Portugal and the AquaMania International convention in Poland.
With each presenter now associated with Euro Education Aqua Italy - and highly sought-after presenters with excellent reputations, Donna Stocker, Acquapole® Australasia Master Trainer and AIAFC Event Co-ordinator (pictured below), explained “having personally seen these guys in action, they are amazing and just who Australian Instructors need to learn from.
“They have energy to burn, can teach a class like no other (and will) force you to level up and think outside the box.
“When delegates hear from them they will certainly walk away inspired and super pumped to bring their ‘A-Game’ back to their classes.
“While we will have a lot of opportunity to experiment with more aqua fitness equipment than you can imagine, it really is the European teaching style that instructors need to see, experience and feel.”
In addition to the international presenters, AIAFC will also feature Dominic Gili of AquaFitnessOnline.com, Jo Flynn from Salti Australia, Samantha Dempsey of Acquapole® Australasia, Greg and Evelyn Keyes from GainGlow (Global Aquatic Instructor Network) as well Stocker.
Together, delegates will be able to learn from varied sessions covering deep and shallow water classes, choreography, HIIT, aquatic adventurism, Frisbee Fitness, Aqua Stars and Aqua Pregnancy along with equipment sessions covering Acquapole®, Acquapole® Circuit Fusion & Acquapole® Boxing, SAF Aqua Drums Vibes (Deep and Shallow versions), Salti Floats and the new ‘Liquid Range’ of bikes, jumps (a trampoline that goes in water!) and the Liquid Runsphere (which is like a treadmill but has omnidirectional spheres rather than a belt).
AIAFC will also include a Trade Section with a range of companies exhibiting including Salti Australia, PEAQ Conditioning & Coaching (a South Australian-based team of knowledgeable strength and conditioning coaches and supplement suppliers), Ryall’s Water Workouts (with belts and workshops designed for deep water instructors) and Aquababies Global.
AIAFC presenter biographies can be viewed on the convention website at www.aiafc.com.au
AIAFC 2020 is organised by Acquapole® Australasia in conjunction with the Parafield Gardens Swim School and Waterworld Aquatic Centre.
For more information click here to view AIAFC details in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.
Images courtesy of Acquapole® Australasia Master Trainer and AIAFC Event Co-ordinator, Donna Stocker.
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