National Academy of Sports Medicine – Certified Personal Training Program
We are British Columbia’s most comprehensive Service, Science & Sales Personal Training Certification Program.
Our Certified Personal Training Career Program follows the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) curriculum through a 3-module fitness education syllabus. All of our personal training program graduates earn a minimum of 15 hours of in club practical experience and mentorship, get guaranteed job placement with our fitness club partners, fitness CPR & AED Certification*, full access to exclusive NASM Certified Personal Training online content, and an opportunity to grow in our partners’ exclusive in house fitness & performance education platform upon successful completion.
Our 7-week Personal Training Career Program includes the following:
Client Interaction & Professional Development
Introduction to BCPTI & Sales, Service & Science. Learn about elite opportunities in the industry through BCPTI, set personal goals & understand the importance of professional development to see success.
Define the levels and phases of the Optimum Performance Training Model (OPT-Model).
Describe functions of Anatomy and Physiology during human movement and exercise.
Use anatomical terminology to describe the structure and function of the human body and the systems related to exercise program design.
Develop & explain basic training-induced adaptations in energy production.
How to develop & write a Trainer Business Plan.
Learn how to understand and develop Client Accountability and Program Execution.
Human Movement Assessment & Concepts of Integrated Training 1
Understand, mentor and practically apply the Goal Assessment (GA) process.
Use anatomical terminology to describe structure and function of the human body as it relates to flexibility training.
Define the importance of flexibility, core, and balance training as it relates to the OPT Model.
Recognize the general differences in stabilization, strength, and power exercises as they relate to flexibility, core, and balance.
Explain basic training-induced adaptations in energy production.
Effective first client interaction and Evaluations.
Concepts of Integrated Training 2 & Nutrition
Understand the Consultative Sales process. Define & illustrate the ALARC / ALADDER.
Identify and describe exercise progressions and regressions for plyometric, SAQ training, and resistance training.
Identify and describe adaptations to resistance training.
Explain the resistance training systems and learn to categorize exercises into the proper level of the Optimum Performance Training Model.
Define and describe basic nutritional concepts.
Identify macronutrient food sources.
Ongoing client communications to create/maintain great relationships.
Understand, mentor and practically apply the principles of organization to business planning.
Define and implement the acute training variables for the OPT Model.
Design programs for each phase of the OPT Model.
Describe safe and effective use of exercise methods including different exercise modalities.
Describe special considerations for effective program design for various populations.
Leveraging Social Media as a Personal Trainer.
Practice and prepare for exam.
Functional & Advanced Training
Define and illustrate the application of functional training.
Learn to detect & correct movement errors in a safe & effective manner.
Learn and practically illustrate knowledge of BCPTI designed progression matrixes.
Introduction to alternative training methods (Battle Ropes, ViPR / Surge, TRX STC, TRX RIP, Foam Rolling, Kettlebells etc.).
Design, mentor and lead functional training programs.
Understand the importance of closing, staying in the saddle, hair on fire.
Special note to NASM- CPT program Students
The CPR & AED course is mandatory in order to sit for your certification exam. If students have a current CPR & AED valid for a minimum of 1 calendar year, they are permitted to miss this day of class pending confirmation from the Program Coordinator.
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