Safe, Comprehensive and Effective Teaching Skills

  • Safety is First

    Learn tried and true techniques for breaking down intermediate level inversions for your students that will not only help them understand the proper positioning and points of contact, but keep them safe and injury free.

  • Teacher Tips

    Each lesson is taught and explained in a comprehensive manner with clear instruction. Important teaching tips are provided that will help you trouble shoot with clients that are having difficulty.

  • Spotting

    For each lesson that includes moves that require instructor spotting there is a demo at the end of the instructional section. This ensures you will understand how to safely assist your students physically through each of the movements in this course.


Please ensure that you have successfully passed the beginner pole instructor certification before becoming certified in intermediate. If you have not taken the course, you can also challenge the exam. Please contact us for details. [email protected]


  • Do you have to complete the beginner pole instructor certification to do this course?

    You can take any course you like, however, to become certified you must successfully complete the exams in order. So, you must pass the beginner pole instructor requirements in order to to the intermediate instructor exam and become certified.

  • What are the requirements for the exam?

    You will need to perform each of the Intermediate skills on both sides with proficiency. You will need to select 9 skills to instruct and demonstrate excellent spotting skills for each. There is a $75 fee for the practical exam assessment.

  • Are there refunds for courses or workshops?

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to the Intermediate Pole Dance Instructor Certification Course!

    • Scope of Practice

    • Pole Fitness Instructor Code of Ethics

  • 2


    • Matting

    • Grip Aids

    • Spotting

  • 3

    Class Structure - Warm Ups, Conditioning, Cool Down

    • Sample 6 week sessions

    • Sample Warm-Up

    • Conditioning Exercises

    • Cool Down and Stretching

  • 4

    Pole Moves

    • Figurehead

    • Hands Free Inversion and Exits

    • Plank and Wrist Seat

    • Two Handed Gemini / Outside Leg Hang

    • Hands Free Gemini / Outside Leg Hang

    • Scorpio / Inside Leg Hang / Flat Line Scorpio

    • Butterfly - From Gemini / Outside Leg Hang

    • Hip Hold

    • Dragonfly

    • Jade Split

    • Extended Butterfly Prep

    • Extended Butterfly

    • Shooting Star

    • Side Climb to Seat or Slide

    • Forearm Grip Caterpillar

    • Cross Ankle Release or Layback

    • Cross Knee Release or Layback

    • Sliding and Spinning Helicopter

    • Reverse Spinning Helicopter

    • Reverse Spinning Helicopter to Butterfly

    • Spinning Helicopter to Scorpio

    • Apprentice or Jamilla to Butterfly

    • Superman

    • Cupid

    • Side Knee Split

    • Shouldermount Splay Hold

    • Shouldermount Inversion

    • Marley

    • Genie

    • Side Superman

    • Martini Sit

    • Shoulder Dismount

  • 5

    Intermediate Level Combos

    • Transitional Combo suggestions - Level 1 Intermediate

    • Transitional Combo suggestions - Level 2 Intermediate

    • Transitional Combo suggestions - Level 3 Intermediate

  • 6

    Downloadable PDF Manual

    • Intermediate Pole Instructor Manual

  • 7


Keep your students safe and successful!

Getting certified demonstrates that you care about your students wellbeing and safety. Taking time to educate yourself on proper teaching skills, spotting techniques and best practice will provide a better relationship with your students.

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These courses are so well organized it’s amazing. Completely recommend

These courses are so well organized it’s amazing. Completely recommend

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