Course Accreditation, Endorsement & Recognition

Pole Dance Community
The Pole Dance Community (PDC) is an advisory and awarding body for the pole dancing industry. The PDC was established in 2009 to help self-regulate the ever growing pole fitness industry.


Pole Safe Federation #polesafe
A collective of industry respected instructors have created the #trainsafe #polesafe #teachsafe campaign. The entire industry needs to work hard to keep itself safe and keep the risk of injuries to students and instructors to the minimum.


South African Pole Sports Federation
The South African Pole Sports Federation was set up specifically to maintain and develop the standards within the Pole Fitness industry in SA. Pole Fitness classes are a reputable form of exercise that can be participated in by all. The SAPSF endeavours to preserve the integrity and professionalism within all of South Africa’s Pole Fitness studios.


The national governing body for group exercise are dedicated to achieving their vision of a healthier nation through exercise. EMD UK work with instructors, operators and organisations across the sector to provide help, support and advice and to ensure that group exercise continues to inspire people of all ages and abilities to take part in physical activity.