Certified Personaln Trainer
Have you ever considered starting a fitness career but not sure where to start? And why choose this course?
The Certified Personal Trainer course is based on the Optimum Performance Training ™ model. A unique work model designed by NASM so that coaches know at all times what stage of training their client is in. It is based on scientific evidence and principles that enable an individual to progress through five phases of training: stabilization endurance, endurance in strength, hypertrophy, maximum strength and power.
The most common doubts that personal trainers have:
– How do I test a client?
– How do I make a specific exercise program?
– How is the periodization of training done?
– What is the fastest way to help a client lose weight (lose extra pounds)?
– How to help the client to gain muscle mass the fastest?
– When should I expect visible results?
– How to keep a client in the long run?
– What is the right education for me to get answers to these and many other questions?
answers to this but also to many other questions.
What do you gain by completing this course?
Internationally recognized certificate of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), an organization that has more than 35 years of experience and leadership in the fitness industry. (www.nasm.org). NASM certificates have full accreditation by EREPS (European Register of Training Professionals).
How does an online course work?
The advantage of the online course is that you can listen wherever you want and when you want, at a time that suits you.
You have 5 years of right to access the course content.
The education includes: NASM digital book, presentations, video presentations, script with exercises and their modifications, database of recordings with exercises, examples of finished trainings, questions for exam preparation, as well as the final test.
The training isin English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand.
The exam is in the form of a test in which you recognize the correct answers.
What will you learn in the course?
Chapter 1: The Modern State of Health and Fitness
Learn to distinguish your role as a personal trainer, identify common chronic health conditions, differentiate evidence-based practice from fitness fads, and define your scope as a professional.
Chapter 2: The Personal Training Profession
Fitness professionals have the option to work for a variety of employers or to work for themselves. This chapter explores industry growth and the overall career outlook for personal trainers.
6 Videos 2 Audio Lectures
Chapter 3: Psychology of Exercise
The role of psychology in fitness and wellness is extremely important. It can deal with several topics, including the way exercise participation affects someone’s mood in both the short and the long term, the effect of weight loss on self-esteem, the motivations to become physically active, and how social influences affect overall exercise behavior.
Chapter 4: Behavioral Coaching
This chapter covers clients’ expectations, assessing behavior change, structuring optimal sessions, communicating effectively, and implementing exercise adherence techniques using behavior change.
5 Videos 2 Audio Lectures
Chapter 5: The Nervous, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
Because all fitness professionals need an understanding of anatomy and the Human Movement System, this chapter covers the fundamentals of the Nervous, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems.
Chapter 6: The Cardiorespiratory, Endocrine, and Digestive Systems
You will learn how to identify the structure and function of the cardiorespiratory system, how to categorize the function of the endocrine system, as well as the digestive system.
Chapter 7: Human Movement Science
You will gain an understanding of the basics of biomechanics and motor behavior as they relate to working as a personal trainer.
Chapter 8: Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics
This section of the course breaks down the various energy systems within the body, providing essential insight into the ways we use food for fuel.
Chapter 9: Nutrition
Improving health and fitness means more than just exercise; it also requires a commitment to improve the way the body is fueled. Although specific diet prescription is outside a trainer’s scope of practice, this chapter will provide the basics needed to support nutritional discussions with clients and make recommendations on how to support their goals through a healthy diet.
Chapter 10: Supplementation
It is important that the personal trainer understands what supplements are and how to educate clients on risks associated with various supplements. Within you will learn the necessary information to discuss supplementation with a client while remaining within your scope of practice.
19 Videos 6 Audio Lectures
Chapter 11: Health, Wellness, and Fitness Assessments
After this chapter, you will be able to explain the importance of assessments, collect and summarize subjective client information, identify steps for conducting body composition assessments, and choose the correct cardiorespiratory assessments on an individual basis.
Chapter 12: Posture, Movement, and Performance Assessments
Posture, movement, and performance assessments are an integral part of the intake process for all clients and will assist the fitness professional in developing customized fitness programs to enhance a client’s well-being.
14 Videos 2 Audio Lectures
Chapter 13: Integrated Training and the OPT™ Model
After complete interpretations of assessment results, a comprehensive training program can be developed through application of specific acute variables defined in the NASM OPT™ Model.
Chapter 14: Flexibility Training Concepts
Learn the scientific rationale for flexibility training, proper stretching exercises, stretches for beginners, and more within this chapter of the course.
Chapter 15: Cardiorespiratory Training Concepts
Cardiorespiratory fitness reflects the ability of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems to supply oxygen-rich blood to skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity. You will learn more within the course.
Chapter 16: Core Training Concepts
A properly designed core training program can be a key component of an overall training plan used to achieve a broad range of goals. The objective of core training is the development of core stability, endurance, strength, and power. Learn more within.
Chapter 17: Balance Training Concepts
The ability to maintain postural control or balance is a fundamental component of performance, injury resistance, and rehabilitation that follows an injury. Learn how to incorporate balance training within your clients’ programming.
Chapter 18: Plyometric (Reactive) Training Concepts
You will learn how to explain plyometric training and its three phases, summarize the benefits of the modality, identify proper progressions, and teach proper cueing techniques.
Chapter 19: Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training Concepts
Speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) trainingis a useful and effective method of fitness training that stimulates muscular, neurological, connective tissue, and even cardiovascular fitness adaptations.
Chapter 20: Resistance Training Concepts
You will learn how to summarize resistance training principles to clients, categorize exercises for different types of goals and adaptations, and employ safe methods and resistance training variables.
102 Videos 8 Audio Lectures
Chapter 21: The Optimum Performance Training® Model
Creating and modifying exercise programs for clients can be a complicated process because there are many variables to consider, including the client’s goals, their tolerance for exercise, and their unique physical abilities and medical history. The Optimum Performance Training® Model makes it simple.
Chapter 22: Introduction to Exercise Modalities
Within this chapter you will learn how to categorize different exercise modalities, describe their uses depending on different clients, and determine the correct resistance and proprioceptive uses on an individual basis.
Chapter 23: Chronic Health Conditions and Special Populations
This chapter covers important information and recommendations for assessing and designing exercise programs for clients with selected chronic health conditions or functional limitations.
8 Videos 3 Audio Lectures
After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you prefer to take tests. The test is 100, multiple-choice questions. You are allowed to go back and reference the course while taking the exam. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher and you have up to 3 attempts to pass.
Experiences of our students
"Excellent course concept with a lot of useful information, has an optimal ratio of time spent and knowledge gained in the course. Contentful, high quality and very useful."
The lessons are very clear and complex with a lot of information, videos, various tests, etc. What I really liked is that this course provides knowledge not only in the field of fitness but also medicine. It covers the entire anatomy of the human body, as well as ways to prevention of various diseases. In addition, it provides knowledge in the field of nutrition, marketing advice on how to become a good personal trainer, etc. I would definitely recommend NASM to anyone who cares about health and wants to achieve a high level of knowledge in the field of fitness. "
“The lessons are very understandable and provide a lot of exercises in video format in addition to the theoretical part. I especially liked the part related to the assessment of the client's form, which is a very important segment of the course. I recommend NASM to anyone who wants to do this job and is looking for a course that will provide them with scientifically well-grounded and clear material. ”
Frequently asked Questions
You need to know English. The course is in English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand. It will not be a problem for you to follow the lectures if you have studied this language before.
You can start online course whenever you want. You determine the time when you will attend classes depending on your free time. You can access the content from your phone, tablet or desktop, wherever you are.
You have a total of 5 years right to access the course content from the day of activation. You get access to the exam separately from the content and you have one year right to access the exam from the day of activation and a total of 3 attempts to pass the exam.
The final exam is administered online. It is all multiple-choice questions and can be taken on your personal computer or mobile device, upon completion of the course content. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 90 minutes for completion. You must score a 70% or higher to pass, and you will have 3 attempts.
Don’t worry! You’ll have 3 attempts within one year to pass the final exam. If you do not pass the first time, you can pause, go over the areas you were not sure about again, and then try again. You can also buy additional tests at a price of 249 euros.
When you successfully pass the exam, the certificate will be immediately available to you in electronic form on your NASM account. The printed version will be sent to your home address directly from America within 6 to 8 weeks.
As an AFAA-GFI, you are required to recertify every years. The price of the recertification is 199 euros, or you can pay for a lifetime recertification after two years at a price of 399 euros.
In order to recertify, you must complete 15 AFAA CEUs (continuing education units) as well as maintain a current CPR and AED certifications (worth 2 AFAA CEUs). You can collect CEU points through various educations, seminars and conferences that are accredited and recognized by AFAA and NASM.
CEUs ensure you’re current with best-practice guidelines, plus they will expand your knowledge, skills, and abilities in key areas.
The price of education with a discount is 699 euros, with the possibility of payment in three monthly installments.
The training includes NASM digital book, presentations, video presentations, video and script with exercises and their modifications, examples of completed trainings, knowledge tests, exam preparation questions, as well as NCCA accredited exam.
After completing the course, you will receive an internationally recognized certificate!
CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
116.800 RSD (999€)
COURSE PRICE WITH DISCOUNT:
81.900 RSD (699€)
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