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Personal Trainer Workshop in a gym setting.

HANDS-ON

2 DAYS

16 HOURS

Learn from an expert trainer.

Whether you are already certified or just getting started, this workshop will enhance your skill and support your professional development.

WORKSHOP ONLY = $329

WORKSHOP + CERTIFICATION = $728 $578

*limited time sale Includes Workshop AND Premier Certification Package (at the Standard Package price!)

Meet Workshop Director, Felix Doval.



About half of our teaching is classroom setting, and the other half is putting the concepts to practice in a hands-on way. After the workshop, you can sit for the exam at your convenience and get CERTIFIED!

First, we’ll be sure that you understand the basic principles of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, various training methods, nutrition and general wellness concepts. Then, we’ll cover the safe and effective methods for assessing clients and how to achieve positive change through the right kind of goal-oriented fitness program.

Find a workshop location close to you or plan a ‘work-cation’ around a date in an area that you want to visit.

If you choose to add the Certification Package option to your workshop, you will receive all NFPT prep material to get yourself ready for the workshop and the certification exam. Here’s what you get when you enroll…

Workshop + Certification Package Includes:

Instruction: 2 full days of personal instruction and demonstration
Trainer Manual: hard copy & digital download
Workshop Resources: workshop study guide and presentation slides
Client Assessment Tools: quick reference guide & client tracker forms
Professional Reference Kit: tape measure, skin-fold caliper, organizational folder and ink pen
Online Learning: chapter by chapter quizzes to test your knowledge
Practice Tests (2): 100 sample test questions before you take the test
Exercise Animations: over 80 demos involving every major muscle group
Client Assessment Videos: 45+ assessment video demonstrations (for clients: General Fitness, Older Adults, and Athletes)
On-going Expert Support: even after the workshop, get free phone consultation by appointment with your instructor or other expert trainer
Exam Voucher: test anytime within 1 year of your enrollment

2018 Workshop Dates & Locations

DATE LOCATION LA FITNESS CLUB
November 17-18 2018 PENNSYLVANIA – Pittsburgh 300 Oxford Street
Bethal Park 15102
1pm-8pm Sat
9:30am-3pm Sun
November 17-18 2018 FLORIDA – Orlando 12700 S Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando 32837
1pm-8pm Sat
9:30am-3pm Sun
December 1-2 2018 GEORGIA – Atlanta 1155 Mount Vernon Hwy
Dunwoody 30338
10am-8pm Sat
10am-2pm Sun
December 8-9 2018 SCOTTSDALE – Arizona 1900 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale 85257
1pm-8pm Sat
1pm-8pm Sun
December 8-9 2018 ILLINOIS – Chicago 1000 West North Ave
Melrose Park 60160
12am-6pm Sat
9am-5pm Sun
December 15-16 2018 CANADA, ONTARIO – Brampton 2959 Bovaird Dr East
Brampton L6S 0C6
1pm-8pm Sat
8am-2pm Sun

2019 Workshop Dates & Locations

DATE LOCATION LA FITNESS CLUB
January 12-13 2019 TEXAS – San Antonio 17138 Bulverde Rd
San Antonio TX 78247
1pm-8pm Sat
8am-2pm Sun
January 19-20 2019 WASHINGTON – Seattle 520 Washington Ave
South Kent WA 98032
1pm-8pm Sat
9am-4pm Sun
January 19-20 2019 OREGON – Portland 1270 NE Weidler St
Portland OR 97232
1pm-8pm Sat
9am-4pm Sun
January 26-27 2019 NEW YORK – Long Island 1111 Marcus Ave
New Hyde Park NY 11042
1pm-8pm Sat
1pm-8pm Sun
January 26-27 2019 TEXAS – Houston 3838 Richmond Ave
Houston TX 77027
1pm-8pm Sat
9am-4pm Sun
February 9-10 2019 MINNESOTA – Minneapolis 3001 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55408
1pm-8pm Sat
9am-4pm Sun
February 23-24 2019 NEW YORK – Buffalo 5089 Transit Rd
Buffalo NY 14221
1pm-8pm Sat
12pm-7pm Sun
March 2-3 2019 MARYLAND – Wheaton 11010 Veirs Mill Road
Wheaton MD 20902
1pm-8pm Sat
9am-4pm Sun

**more workshop dates coming soon!

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Testimonial by Shay the Coach

Some of the Topics Covered:

Basic Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics

  • Understanding muscle tissue types and muscle fiber
  • Review of planes of motion
  • Understanding cellular adaptations to imposed demands
  • Anatomy of the heart, digestive system and respiratory system

Performance, Participation, and Understanding of:

  • Blood pressure testing
  • Sit and reach test
  • Body composition assessment (Bio-Impedance / Caliper)
  • Interpret and prescribe cardiovascular prescriptions based on Karvonen Formula
  • Performance of 3-minute step test with result interpretation
  • Perform strength test based on percentage with a: 10 rep max, 10 rep sub-maximal Chest Press, 10 rep sub-maximal Leg Press, 10 rep sub-maximal Pull Down
  • Perform muscle endurance assessments with result interpretation
  • One minute sit-up test
  • Pull ups (men) or modified Pull up (women)
  • Push ups (men) or modified push ups (women)
  • Active demonstrations of the 17 NFPT recommended base exercises with proper spotting techniques
  • Active demonstrations of the 16 NFPT recommended base stretches

Energy systems, ATP production, and related training methods

Stretching techniques and applying them correctly

Wellness and Nutrition

Legal and Professional Practices

You will learn and review the fundamentals of exercise science and real-world methodologies that will enhance the success of yourself and your clients!

Workshops are Saturday & Sunday. On Sunday, before the Trainer Workshop starts, join us for a CPR/AED Certification class. If you don’t already have your CPR/AED certification, you need this! You get a video to prep for beforehand; then, come on Sunday before the Trainer Workshop for a 2 hour hands-on instruction and certification from the American Health and Safety Institute.

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WORKSHOP POLICY & PROCEDURE

NFPT partners with Global Fitness Educators to bring hands-on instruction to you. GFE is an independent workshop vendor preparing future NFPT-CPT certificants for success in the workplace. Global Fitness Educators

Click here for more information about how you prepare, what to expect and NFPT policies for workshops.

Felix Doval - Workshop DirectorYou’ll leave this workshop with better working knowledge of the skills that you need to be an effective personal trainer, and the confidence to build a career on the skills that you learn! Let our expert trainers show you how to put your passion to work!” –Felix Doval, NFPT Workshop Host and Founder of Global Fitness Educators

STILL THINKING ABOUT A CAREER AS A PERSONAL TRAINER?

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We’ve put together this start-up guide to help you learn more about where you can work and tips from successful career trainers.

From what you can expect in your daily routine to your potential for income, we’ve put it all in one easy to read Trainer Career Guide.  This is a super helpful guide in making your next big career choice. And, it’s FREE.

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