Functional Training Specialist Course

Functional Training Specialist Course


This continuing education course defines functional exercise and explains its importance to the training program. Learn the science behind functional training and how to apply it to each client. Take a comprehensive look at the foundational principles of functional training and the importance of testing for core strength. This course will cover various techniques for dynamic training of the core through multi-planar movements, challenging the center of gravity, and through isometric exercises.

Est. Prep/Completion Time = 9-10 hours

NFPT CEC Award = 1.75

*CEC award varies with other certifiers

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What You Get
Test & Practice Test
Course Manual (PDF Download) 
Education Tech Support
Cert of Completion
1.75 NFPT CECs

After your purchase of this course, you will receive an email confirmation and instructions for accessing all course material, videos and the test through your personal NFPT online account. When you pass the test, you are instantly awarded your certificate of completion for printing and display. If you are an NFPT Certified Personal Trainer, your continuing education credits (CECs) automatically post to your account.

Quick Facts – The Test:

      • Online, multiple choice test (via your secure NFPT account)
      • Paper/Pencil Testing by Request
      • 100 questions, limit = 2 hours
      • 70% pass score
      • Instant test results
      • 1 Free Online Re-test
      • 1 Paper/Pencil Re-test=$59
      • Test/Course access is good for 3 years

Manual Contents: Take a look inside >>

    • Functional Exercise Science
    • Principles of Movement & Stretching
    • Evaluation & Program Design
    • Basic Nerve & Motor Function
    • Energy Systems
    • Core Training Principles
    • Common Exercise Mistakes
    • Injury Prevention

Additional information

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