Certified Kickboxing Instructor

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Certified Kickboxing Instructor

Certified Kickboxing Instructor

Part-Time, Non-Exempt Position; YMCA of Greater Nashua

Westwood Park Branch

 Learn, Grow and Thrive with a Career at the Y:

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives and health of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

Position summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Health and Wellness, the role of the Kickboxing Instructor is responsible for delivering exceptional experiences to our members at the Y. The trainer is to create & implement kickboxing programming and lead all its small group training sessions tailored to participants needs. The trainer is also responsible for cultivating an environment of inclusivity and community at the Y. Consultations and clients are obtained through member interactions and assignments by the Director of Health and Wellness.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Current Red Cross First Aid and Adult CPR/AED certification
  • Must hold and maintain a kickboxing/group exercise certification from an NCCA accredited source (ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFAA, NCSF, ISSA etc.)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Proficiency in basic computer and technology skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Possess a desire to grow and increase knowledge as a fitness professional
  • Preferred that instructor has 1+ years of experience teaching kickboxing classes

 Essential functions:

  • Provide fitness programs, including small group training, to a diverse population.
  • Engage with members in a way that makes them feel welcomed and connected to the Y. This includes remembering names, introducing members to fellow staff, answering Y program-related questions.
  • Coordinate with direct supervisor and abide by agreed class/programming schedule
  • Maintain a safe wellness floor and facility by ensuring members are following Y and wellness center rules and policies.
  • Attend any required team meetings or individual meetings with the Director of Health and Wellness. Participate in wellness and Y community.
  • Meet all deadlines for payroll
  • Maintain knowledge of Y services and programs.
  • Other duties not listed here may be assigned

 What to expect at the Y:

  • Complimentary individual membership to 3 YMCA branches in Greater Nashua with reciprocal access to participating Y’s across the country.
  • Facilities with high-end strength and cardio equipment, functional training areas, and athletic courts and fields.
  • Supportive and collaborative team with in-house education and training.
  • Discounts on programs like Kids Stop, Birthday Parties, and select paid programming.


  • Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others
  • Inclusion: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions.
  • Innovation: Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
  • Quality Results: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
  • Self-Development: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.

Our Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger, beginning with you.


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