Business Success for Fitness Professional
This is an online course for the personal trainer to earn continuing education credit toward their certification. This course will provide you with the knowledge and tools need to increase your customer base and make more money. Specific topics include: developing your business strategy, establishing your line of products and services, setting prices, promoting and selling your business and developing and maintaining relationships that are key to your success. This class is approved for six CECs/0.6 CEUs. You must complete the course and pass the exam to receive your continuing education credits/units.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $264 Registration Fee: $8PLC-892-A | 07/01/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
Exercise Program Design for Special Populations
This online course will provide guidance for designing exercise programs for special population. This class focuses on exercise programming for persons with hypertension, CAD, asthma, obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, and common musculoskeletal challenges. six CECs or IACET 0.6 CEUs.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $160 Registration Fee: $8PLC-893-A | 07/01/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
This online class combines hours of lecture and practical training examples designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to train pregnant women safely and effectively. The human body goes through many physiological and emotional changes throughout the 40 weeks of gestation. Trainers need to be aware of these changes and the effect they have in each phase of pregnancy in order to meet the needs of the client during this special time. The lectures will provide you with a foundation of knowledge about pregnancy and the importance of safe and effective exercise. During the practical demonstrations you will apply this knowledge and develop the skills and experience for safely and effectively training pregnant clients. Six CECs or IACET 0.6 CEUs.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $124 Registration Fee: $8PLC-894-A | 07/01/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
This newly revised course combines classroom learning and practical training to teach you the most effective running techniques. You will learn to use the physiology of running to assess and achieve optimal running form. Topics include proper running technique, warm- up and cool down, stretching, foot type analysis and footwear, running surfaces, training program design, core stability, nutritional needs, and injury prevention. You are expected to participate in the running portions of the course, so please dress accordingly. Upon completion of the program you will earn six CECs/ 0.6 CEUs for W.I.T.S. professionals. Students must complete the online course set with bonus practical footage and online exams to receive their CEC's/CEU's.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $124 Registration Fee: $8PLC-895-A | 07/01/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
As a fitness professional, you should have a foundational knowledge of nutrition and nutritional concepts. This new, updated online course introduces you to current nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. You will become familiar with the principles of diet planning, government standards, food labeling, and the biological functions and food sources of each nutrient. This course is offered online and is available 24/7 from any location. Online mentors are available to support your learning. Required Text: Selected Chapters from Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach, Third Edition. Six W.I.T.S. CECs or 0.6 IACET CEUs.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $160 Registration Fee: $8PLC-896-A | 07/01/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
Insider Secrets of Advertising and Marketing for the Successful Fitness Professional
This online course will maximize your advertising dollars and ensure your business success by learning the essentials of scientific advertising. In this course you will learn the foundational concepts of advertising and how to apply them to your fitness business. Topics include: advertising basics, salesmanship, mail order and print advertising, creating headlines, developing an effective marketing strategy and making yourself and your business stand out above the rest. Hands-on exercises will help you apply the lessons learned to your own business and assist you in attracting clients and generating income. Six CECs/0.6 CEUs for W.I.T.S. professionals. Required book: Hopkins, C. and Avilez, T.B. (2005.) Scientific Advertising for the Fitness Professional. Staten Island, NY. Bookwork's Publications.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $264 Registration Fee: $8PLC-897-A | 07/01/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
Personal Trainer - Six Weeks
Become a Certified Personal Trainer with W.I.T.S. who is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Veterans Training and Education, and the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Take on a career that you can be proud of while earning a great living as certified personal trainer. The U.S. Labor Department and the fitness industry have big shortages in the personal trainer field (25% shortage is projected to continue until 2018). The course includes 15 hours of lectures covering anatomy, health screening, exercise physiology, nutrition, muscle and skeletal injuries, etc. Students must pass a written exam and a one-on-one practical skills exam. The National Exam is held on the sixth and final day of class. Students are required to complete a thirty hour internship within 12 months of passing the final exam. Students need to provide proof of CPR/AED certification and internship hours prior to being awarded certificate. Students should order their books for an additional fee as soon as possible in order to begin studying prior to class. To order your books, call1-888-330-9487. Age Limit: 18 years and older. Refund policy does not apply to this courses. No refunds are given.
Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $614 Registration Fee: $8PLC-940-A | 07/11/15-08/15/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register