We pride ourselves in our education process. Part of this process is letting YOU know what to expect, every step of the way. Use this Scoring Criteria to prepare for your evaluation. When you pass, you should feel confident that you have what it takes to lead a great willPower class!
- 1 point: needs improvement
- 2 points: meets expectations
- 3 points: exceeds expectations
Expectations for proficient instruction
|Introduction||Meets Expectation: Includes Name, Welcome to wP&g, class design, < 1 minute
Exceeds expectation: Includes additional information about the willPower Method®
|Multi-Levels||Meets Expectation: Explains that wP&g® is a multi level class and helps students identify which level they will be working at on that particular day.
Exceeds expectation: Explains that intensity is possible within each level and the benefits of working on the particular level for you on that particular day
|Classroom Management||Meets Expectation: Lines members up with rows, touching fingers and staggers rows so members can see themselves in the mirror.
Exceeds expectation: Strategically positions students to achieve a successful team environment.
|Barefoot Education||Meets Expectation: Since willPower is a barefoot class, instructor offers smart, relevant barefoot information
Exceeds expectation: Demonstrates proficient knowledge to anatomy, biomechanics, neuromuscular connection, or reflexology.
|Barefoot Warm Up||Meets expectation: Proficiently teaches at least 5 exercise from either Sole Training sequence in the Phase II manual within your 3 minute window
Exceeds expectation: Educates while demonstrating and teaching the sequence
|Power Stance||Meets expectation: Takes the time to get students grounded, present, and focused
Exceeds expectation: References alignment, engagement, and/or energetic presence
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The following Criteria will be used for:
- Cardio Legs Parallel
- Cardio Legs Turnout
- Flexible Strength
You will be scored in each individual area, and then receive notes on exercises in the section that can use refining or adjustment.
|Instructor Personal Physical Technique||Meets expectation: Performs most exercises with precise, clean alignment.
Exceeds expectation: Performs all exercises with precise, clean alignment.
|Range of Motion||Meets expectation: Demonstrates appropriate ROM in most exercises.
Exceeds expectation: Demonstrates appropriate ROM in all exercises.
|Transitions||Meets expectation: Exercises flow seamlessly.
Exceeds expectation: Exercises flow seamlessly using creative transitions.
|willPower Sequence||Meets expectation: Demonstrates correct sequence of choreography.
Exceeds expectation: Proficiently removes duplicate bilateral exercises in order to make overall timing more efficient.
|Levels: Phase I integration||Meets expectation: Proficiently teaches while demonstrating Level II and III progressions from Phase I manual for some exercises
Exceeds expectation: Proficiently teaches while demonstrating Level II and III progressions from Phase I manual for many exercises.
|Levels: TVOPAV Integration||Meets expectation: Integrates TVOPAV as level progressions
Exceeds expectation: Demonstrates clear knowledge of the purpose of the movement change and the resulting effect on the body.
|Levels: NASAD Integration||Meets expectation: Integrates NASAD as level progressions
Exceeds expectation: Demonstrates clear understanding of foot fitness and the resulting effect on the body.
[tab title=”Story’s Claps”]
|Instructor Personal Physical Technique||Meets expectation: Proficiently articulates the important elements of each exercise within this sequence.
Exceeds expectation: Through music, cueing and WOW, develops this sequence into a unique experience.
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|Passion, Emotion and Authenticity||Meets expectation: Expresses positive motivation with students.
Exceeds expectation: Authentically passionate and inspiring.
|Class Design (Distribution of Segments)||Meets expectation: Uses every minute of class time in a productive way to achieve optimal balance of class segments.
Exceeds expectation: Presents a creative class design which includes the required Class Segments, and the new Phase II addition, Story’s Claps.
|Integration of Extreme Basic||Meets expectation: Describes conditions that may require modifications (i.e. tight hamstrings, sore back, shoulder injury).
Exceeds expectation: Uses TVOPAV to help special population students stay safe and be successful.
|willPower Uniformity||Meets expectation: Class wears black clothing, speaks willPower vocabulary (“that’s willPower!”).
Exceeds expectation: Explains how uniformity enhances the experience of the willPower Method.
|Musicality: Utilization & Rhythm||Meets expectation: Moves and cues on down beat within 8 count phrase.
Exceeds expectation: Uses elements of the music (musical crescendos or lyrics) to create a total class experience.
|Musicality: Playlist creativity
(UK: use willPower CDs, mixing different blocks)
|Meets expectation: Uses Phase II Master class playlist.
Exceeds expectation: Adds songs during some class segments (i.e. pre class, barefoot warm-up, water break) to Phase II Master class playlist or creates their own Class Design.
|Word of the Week||Meets expectation: Uses the Word of the Week throughout class.
Exceeds expectation: Authentically and creatively uses the Word of the Week throughout class.
|Workout Space||Meets expectations: Floor is clear of any equipment (including mats), environment is safe and appropriate for barefoot training.
Exceeds expectations: Bags, water bottles, etc., are cleared from room. You have provided a non-distracting environment for training (and videotaping).
|Appearance and Presentation||Meets expectations: Appearance is neatly groomed from head to toe (hair pulled back, neat and appropriate fitness attire and feet well-maintained).
Exceeds expectations: A fit, strong role model. A wellness leader.
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Communication & Education
|Instructional Cueing||Meets expectation: Cues proper and safe execution of each movement as described in manual (includes core integration and joint alignment).
Exceeds expectation: Adds colorful instructional cues to appeal to all different types of learners.
|Correctional Cueing||Meets expectation: Corrects misalignments by cueing positive solutions.
Exceeds expectation: Adds colorful correctional cues to appeal to all different types of learners.
|Preparatory Cues||Meets expectation: Often prepares students for the next exercise with a smooth transition.
Exceeds expectation: Always prepares students for the next exercise with a smooth transition.
|Exercise Knowledge||Meets expectation: Uses correct exercise names for 40% of the class.
Exceeds expectation: Comfortably uses correct exercise names as part of a fluid script of how and why.
|Eye Contact & Interaction||Meets expectation: Actively and comfortably builds a strong rapport by speaking to students and asking for feedback.
Exceeds expectation: Can teach from all areas of the room and is comfortable intermingling with students.
|Inflection, Pitch, & Enunciation||Meets expectation: Words are separated clearly, defined, and articulate.
Exceeds expectation: Experiments with tone of voice by raising to add excitement and lowering to add focus.
[tab title=”That’s willPower!”]
This section may be the difference between being good and being GREAT … so go for it! Grab bonus points for being an excellent example of a Level 2 willPower Leader.
|Pushups||10 full-body pushups, with good technique: a straight line from head to heel. These pushups should be performed on camera, but without your students. Camera should be positioned so that we can see your full body (side view). This section is “all or nothing”.|
|Plank Challenge||A 3-minute plank, with good technique: a straight line from head to heel. These pushups should be performed on camera, but without your students. Camera should be positioned so that we can see your full body (side view). This section is “all or nothing”.|
|Nationally Accredited Fitness Certification||Must provide a current copy of your certification to gain these points. Must have CPR certification for Phase II|
|The Total Package||Uses “willPower language”, has clearly studied wIN, the manual, and EDU DVD. Possesses confident command of the workout and the people in the room. Is familiar with the willPower website: this is indicated by comments made on evaluation DVD, and also through resourceful behavior in correspondence with willPower education team. Communication is timely and pleasant.Evaluation package is submitted in full – with copies of certifications, and DVD or uploaded video is clearly labeled. Has shown willPower involvement and excitement through social media channels. You talk the talk,, walk the walk… you ARE willPower!|
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