Functional Training Specialist

Build individualized plans to improve performance and prevent injury.

Just the Facts

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  • Est. Prep/Completion Time = 10 hours
  • Price = $109

About the Course

The Functional Fitness Specialist Course takes a comprehensive look at the foundational principles of functional training and the importance of testing for core strength.

Strategic Movements Tied to Longevity

Learn the definition and foundational principles of functional exercise and how it’s important to each client’s training program, plus how vital it is to test for core strength. Master the science behind functional training and help your client better reach fitness goals and increase longevity. This course will cover various techniques for dynamic training of the core through multi-planar movements, challenges to the center of gravity and isometric exercises.

Continuing Education Process

Educational Objectives

  • Understand functional exercise science
  • Learn the principles of movement and stretching
  • Understand evaluation and program design
  • Explore basic nerve and motor function
  • Understand energy systems
  • Learn core training principles
  • Explore common exercise mistakes
  • Learn to prevent injuries


  • Take the multiple choice test online
  • Answer 100 questions in two hours
  • Score 70% to pass
  • Get test results instantly
  • Retest once for free