Personal Fitness Trainer Specialist

Overview

Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1 contains essential information for students interested in a career as a
personal trainer. This course provides an introduction to the profession along with coverage of exercise
physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, motor learning, and nutrition. In this Personal Fitness Trainer – Level
1 course you will learn how to establish goals for clients and assess strength, flexibility, and risk as well
as develop resistance, cardiorespiratory and flexibility training programs. Learn to be a Personal Trainer
and change people’s lives!

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify current trends in the field of personal training
  • Recall biomechanics and nutritional needs for fitness
  • Define coaching and behavior modification theory
  • Identify the steps for an initial client screening and exercise program development
  • Recognize the principles for starting your own business and how to address legal issues

Certification

Upon successful completion of our Personal Fitness Trainer Level 1 and 2 courses, students will be
prepared for an entry-level position as a Personal Fitness Trainer in a health & fitness setting and will be
prepared to sit for the ACSM national certification exam to become a:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT).

Note: Inclusion of National Certification exam vouchers vary from school and payment / finance method. To check if they are included, you may message any of our advisors through any of our available channels here

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Texas A&M University - Texarkana

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