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Certifications

Specialty Certifications

 

Want to expand your knowledge of the fitness industry? Or stay up to date on the latest trends? These certifications will keep you current and relevant in the industry. Learn how to swing a kettlebell or get a better grasp of boxing technique, and your clients will thank you.

kickboxing round ii

The certification incorporates basic and advanced kick boxing skills for punching, footwork, mitts, thai pads,  heavy bag,  kicking shield and  jump rope for both one on one and small group training.  The course is formatted utilizing the kick boxing gym workout based on the 3 minute work and 1 minute recovery.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions using various boxing and martial arts equipment and techniques,  and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Kick Box Round II Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 8
boxing round ii

This certification incorporates the basic and advanced boxing skills for punching, footwork, punch mitts, the heavy bag, focus targets and the jump rope designed for one on one and small group training. The course is formatted utilizing the boxing gym workout based on 3 minute work and 1 minute recovery. The training includes hands-on practical sessions using various boxing equipment and techniques, and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Box Round II Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 8
mma conditioning

This specialty certification provides the instructor all of the ins and outs about mixed martial arts conditioning and its many benefits. You will learn all of the techniques to condition your body the same way MMA fighters have done since the birth of the sport.  Here’s your opportunity to learn MMA strikes, equipment utilization and MMA conditioning drills in a safe and fun environment. The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA MMA Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 5
kickboxing

This specialty certification course was developed by Thomas the Promise and The International Sports Conditioning Association, originators of The BoxAerobic Exercise™ and The Kick Box Exercise™ programs.  It is designed to teach exercise instructors how to develop classes based on athletic movements adapted from traditional martial arts including boxing and kickboxing.  The emphasis of this training is on providing instructors with the basic skills needed to create a variety of safe and effective kick box exercise programs. The training includes hands-on practical sessions using various boxing and martial arts equipment and techniques, and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA Kick Box Exercise Instructor Certification..

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 10
boxing

This specialty certification course was developed by Thomas the Promise and The International Sports Conditioning Association, originators of The BoxAerobic Exercise™ and The Kick Box Exercise™ programs.  It is designed to teach exercise instructors how to develop classes based on athletic movements adapted from boxing. The emphasis of this training is on providing instructors with the basic skills needed to create a variety of safe and effective BoxAerobic exercise programs. The training includes hands-on practical sessions using various boxing equipment and techniques, and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA BoxAerobic Exercise Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 10
kettlebell

This specialty certification course teaches the basics of Kettlebell training for fitness.  Through the use of theoretical and practical components, participants will learn the science, fundamental grips, exercises, techniques, alignment, and safety considerations, as well as the history of the kettlebell.  Basic exercises including the swing, clean, press, and snatch will be taught, along with several variations.  Participants will learn how to use kettlebell movements to design safe and effective programs and workout routines for class participants and clients.  This introductory course is designed for the fitness professional with a good foundational knowledge and experience of fitness and movement, and requires passing both a practical and written exam to receive ISCA Kettlebell Level 1 Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 10
kettlebell level ii

This specialty certification course will teach you how to improve your clients’ strength and endurance, as well as enhancing their overall fitness, with a progressive approach to kettlebells. The Kettlebell Level II course will demonstrate the exciting and elevated training programs, designed to teach the more dynamic and explosive movements used with the kettlebell.  This is the next step to becoming a master kettlebell instructor.  It is recommended that you have a base knowledge of the kettlebell program.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Kettlebell level II Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 10
plyopac

The PlyoPAC Certification is a training program which combines plyometrics, precision power, agility, coordination and speed training into a seamless interval training system. The self-paced interval training nature of PlyoPAC allows each individual to get optimal benefit from the program by varying the contributions of the aerobic and anaerobic systems. This exciting new system incorporates ladders, ropes, weighted balls, cones, hurdles, steps, and other training tools to provide a high energy diverse workout that is both fun and challenging. PlyoPAC takes athletic drills and playground movements that we have all experienced since childhood, and blends them into a program that is both fun and effective.  PlyoPAC is power, agility, coordination type drills with equipment. (med balls, ladders, hurdles, jump ropes etc.).  The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA PlyoPAC Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 8
suspension exercise

This specialty certification course teaches suspension exercise guidelines, movements and concepts.  Participants will learn to use this unique form of resistance training utilizing body weight to develop strength, balance, flexibility, and stability. This course will help instructors develop the essentials tools necessary to properly execute a variety of movements, recognize inefficiencies in movements, and learn coaching cues for teaching suspension exercise.  You will leave with a full understanding to design safe and effective suspension exercise routines for both one on one and group formats..  This introductory course is designed for the fitness professional with good foundational knowledge and experience, and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Suspension Exercise Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $350
CEC: 6
performance training

A specialty certification with practical components to introduce a variety of equipment-based training techniques for strength, power and conditioning.  Performance Training is designed to teach fitness professionals how to effectively use elements of Suspension, Kettlebell and Training Rope trainings with a variety of teaching tools that can be used for both one on one and group programming.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Performance Training Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 8
performance training plus

This specialty certification takes your traditional Performance Training Course to the next level by incorporating the AGILITY factor.  Here you will be introduced to agility training in combination with  a variety of equipment-based training techniques for strength, power and conditioning.  Performance Training is designed to teach fitness professionals how to effectively use elements of Suspension, Kettlebell, Training Rope and Agility trainings in both one on one and group formats. You will acquire all of the  teaching tools needed to  maximize your clients potential.. The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Performance Training PLUS Instructor Certification.

Cost: $399
CEC: 9
training rope

This specialty certification course teaches the basics of using training or heavy ropes for general fitness and athletic training.  Through the use of theoretical and practical components, participants will learn the science, fundamental grips, exercises, and techniques of training ropes exercise.  Basic exercises to develop strength endurance, power, and velocity will be taught, along with several variations for partner drills and team training.  Participants will learn how to use training ropes movements to design safe and effective workout routines for class participants and clients.  This introductory course is designed for the fitness professional with good foundational knowledge and experience and requires passing a practical exam to receive ISCA Training Ropes Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 8
jump rope

This jump rope technique workshop will teach the personal trainer and the group exercise instructor safe, fun and effective jump rope techniques, basic to advanced. It will address various fitness levels and populations and teach modifications to allow for safe participation and skill improvement. This workshop will also help the instructor to select the proper rope for the individual participant. It will allow the group exercise instructor to choose from a variety of class format options and how to teach proper movement and skill progression for the individual.

An excellent aerobic and anaerobic cross training workout that improves the following athletic training skills: Speed, Agility, Power, Endurance, Timing, Coordination, Balance, Rhythm, and Grace.
An excellent aerobic and anaerobic cross training workout that improves the following athletic training skills: Speed, Agility, Power, Endurance, Timing, Coordination, Balance, and Rhythm.

 

Cost: $350
CEC: 5
pilates level i : mat

This certification teaches fitness professionals the basic biomechanics and philosophical principles of Pilates exercise.  Participants will learn a series of Pilates mat exercises which are designed to improve muscular strength and flexibility, balance, posture and overall well-being.  You will learn everything you need to effectively incorporate Pilates exercises into both a one on one or group format.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA Pilates Mat Level I Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $399
CEC: 9
pilates Level ii : props and more

This specialty certification will take your Pilates training to the next level.  You will learn how to utilize various props to maximize a client’s strengths and create customized programs to meet their specific needs.  Unlike traditional weight training, Pilates helps to build strength starting from the core, these props that you will be using will help the client overcome their areas of weakness to create overall strength in the body. The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA Pilates Level II Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $350
CEC: 6
stretch science

This specialty certification provides the instructor with the POS system.  This system is a multi-joint program designed to improve muscle function by increasing range of motion. With the use of  The Promise Rope, you will learn all of the training modalities which incorporate this rope as the ultimate training partner.  You will learn the entire scientifically proven concept of active-assisted stretching to improve flexibility and create stabilization in the joints.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA Stretch Science Certification.

 

Cost: $350
CEC: 5
Yoga

This instructor certification is designed to teach instructors about the essential components of yoga, including the background, history, importance, transitions and poses. Instructors will become knowledgeable in class design, basic yoga poses and their modifications for special populations.  You will learn the functionality and purpose of each pose as it relates to mind and body, and understand their importance in balancing the body.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA Yoga Instructor Certification.

Cost: $399
CEC: 9
yoga ball

This specialty certification is designed to take your existing Yoga program to the next level.  Here you will gain an understanding of utilizing a stability ball as an assistant and also as a challenge.  This course will provide program theory and guidelines, practical sessions of hands-on technique work, as well as, program and class development for you to take to your clients. The training includes hands-on practical sessions and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA YogaBall Instructor Certification.

 

Cost: $350
CEC: 5
nutritional coach

Nutrition should be a major part of a client’s training program.  True results are created with a balanced approach to health, which include the nutritional component.  The ISCA Nutritional Coach is your program for nutritional excellence while keeping in mind we are limited to educate without prescription as a Personal Trainer or Group Exercise Specialist.  Our goal is to teach you all of the components of food and health that will assist your clients to maximize their wellbeing.  We call it the Nutritarian Food Plan, one that emphasizes nutritional density, thereby minimizing useless calories and creating a solid foundation for a lean body, zest for life, and unlimited health! This course requires passing written exam to receive the ISCA Nutritional Coach Certification.

Cost: $399
CEC: 8
personal training

 This certification course is specifically designed for personal trainers and anyone interested in advancing their knowledge of general fitness and weight training.  Course content includes exercise science and biomechanics as it relates to muscular strength, cardiorespiratory endurance, and energy production.  In addition the participant will leave with a thorough understanding of various techniques for resistance training, cardiovascular conditioning, and flexibility training. There is in depth information on individual program design, safety and liability, and strategies for working with clients.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions using various exercise equipment, case studies, and requires passing both a practical and written exam to receive ISCA Primary Personal Trainer Certification.

Cost: $599
CEC: 16
group exericse

This certification course is specifically designed to help fitness professionals develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become a successful group exercise instructor. Course content includes both theoretical and practical information including exercise principles and guidelines, program design, safety, and training techniques in the areas of instruction, cueing, the use of music, and choreography.  The training includes hands-on practical sessions to practice leadership and instructional skills, and requires passing a written exam to receive ISCA Group Exercise Instructor Certification.

Cost: $399
CEC: 10