Frequently Asked Questions
What size Resist-A-Ball® do I need?
That depends on your height and what exercises you intend to do with the ball.
45cm: Recommended for individuals 4'6" to 5'0"
55cm: Recommended for individuals 5'1" to 5'7"
65cm: Recommended for individuals 5'8" to 6'1"
75cm: Recommended for individuals over 6'1"
How do I inflate the ball correctly?
Balls can be inflated with a hand pump, bicycle pump or air compressor. Balls should only be inflated to 80% of their capacity and left unused for 24 hours. This allows material to stretch properly.
What exercises can I do with the ball and how do I know if I am doing them correctly?
How do I become a Resist-A-Ball® instructor?
Resist-A-Ball offers an Instructor Orientation and a variety of continuing education workshops to prepare you to teach fun, exciting classes. These courses are designed for group exercise instructors as well as personal trainers.
What does CEC/CEU mean?
CEC – Continuing Education Credits
CEU – Continuing Education Units
Most certifying organizations require instructors to acquire a certain amount of CEC/CEUs to maintain their certifications.
How much does Resist-A-Ball® education cost?
Instructor Orientation - $275
Continuing Education Workshops - $60
How long are the courses?
Instructor Orientation - 7 hours
Continuing Education Workshops - 2 hours
How many CEUs/CECs will I receive?
Instructor Orientation - 3 STAR Points | 3 Peak Pilates CECs | 6 AFAA | 0.7 ACE
Continuing Education Workshops - 1 STAR Point | 1 Peak Pilates CEC | 1.5 AFAA | 0.2 ACE
What do I wear?
Comfortable workout attire is recommended.
What will I receive after completing the courses?
Each attendee receives a Certificate of Completion.
Is Resist-A-Ball® a certification?
Resist-a-Ball courses are workshops, not certifications. Each course is designed to teach each participant proper technique, cueing and the many of uses of a stability ball.
Can I get a discount on the program if I have a manual or ball already?
Stability balls are provided by the host site and the manuals are always included in the price of the course.