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Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)
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Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)

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Class Description:

The Certified Professional Life Coach course teaches the Core Competencies of the International Coach Federations (ICF). The ICF is the leading organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession through high standards, independent certification, and a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. You will learn ICF-recognized protocols and use these to build your own distinctive coaching style.

This course also incorporates the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC) Code of Ethics, used to enhance the lives of individuals impacted by addiction. You will learn strategies for applying the IAPRC Code of Ethics, ICF Core Competencies, and other recognized coaching concepts. Upon completion of the course's final exam, you will receive the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification. This credential is issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC). Finally, you will have gained the industry-recognized skills needed to become a certified life coach and establish a successful coaching business.

What you will learn:

  • To guide people through a dynamic coaching process from start to finish.
  • To set the foundation for coaching relationships using a formal coaching agreement.
  • To apply the application of ethical practices and standards to your business.
  • To develop your own personal coaching presence, style, and communication system.
  • To help your clients clarify their purpose, goals, plans, and actions.
  • To launch your own coaching practice using strategies that best fit your style.
  • To develop an Envisioning Possibilities statement for your practice clientTo develop a comprehensive business plan

How you will benefit:

  • Mastering self-awareness and self-discovery exercises are foundational to your life coaching career.
  • Earning a life coach certificate from a reputable institution builds your credibility.
  • Working with a practice client will help you establish a unique and individual coaching style.
  • Learning business strategies from successful life coaches is the first step to building your clientele base.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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Fitness Business Management
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Fitness Business Management

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Class Description:

A successful fitness business is about more than burning calories and building muscles. To be competitive in the business world, you need to know about strategic planning, accounting, marketing, human resources, customer relations, and more. This course will prepare you to implement a successful business system in private or commercial health clubs, medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness centers, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, YMCAs, JCCs, college centers, recreational settings, or corporate fitness centers. This course was developed to establish an industry-standard in fitness management education.

A competitive advantage offered in this course is the Optional Field Internship. Students who take advantage of this option will be able to practice the fitness management concepts they've learned about through an internship in a health and fitness setting. This course is offered in partnership with the IDEA Health & Fitness Association, Health Club Managers, Inc., and Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). IDEA provided content and curriculum for the course, and, as a student, you'll receive a complimentary six-month subscription to the digital edition of the IDEA Fitness Journal. Health Club Managers, Inc., a health club staff and management training company provide graduating certificate students with a preferred discount on their services. PFP provides students with a free three-year subscription. The subscription includes eight print issues of their magazine per year, a bi-monthly e-newsletter, a digital magazine, and access to an interactive website with blogs, polls, articles, and much more.

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "Educational Fitness Solutions" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2019 – December 2022. Providership # 672784.

Continuing Education Credits/Units:

This course may qualify for CECs/CEUs for the following organizations. Please contact the course provider to obtain the latest information.

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Senior Fitness Association (SFA)
  • International Sports Science Association (ISSA)
  • Health and Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA)
  • National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
  • National Strength Professional Association (NSPA)
  • National Posture Institute (NPI)

What you will learn:

  • Learn the skill-sets and competencies that a fitness professional needs in order to be a successful entrepreneur, owner, or department manager
  • Understand how to operate a fiscally successful business in the fitness industry
  • Learn business concepts, including purchasing, contractual agreements, risk management and negligence, technology issues, and other fiscal concerns
  • Identify how branding influences consumers and creates a demand for fitness services and productsUnderstand customer relationship management methods
  • Effectively use sales techniquesLearn how to create strategic business plans for successful health and business ventures
  • Master the financial and accounting knowledge needed to manage a fitness operationUnderstand sales and communication techniques needed to thrive in the professional world

How you will benefit:

  • Develop the skills needed to succeed as a professional in the fitness industry
  • Explore the profession as a potential career choice with the optional field internship experience
  • Earn continuing education credits/units

Prerequisites:

You are required to have CPR certification and approval by the program coordinator prior to beginning the Optional Field Internship.

Basic computer skills are required.

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NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (Exam Included)
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NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (Exam Included)

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Class Description:

Nutrition plays a key role in almost every aspect of the health and fitness industry. Beyond fitness instruction, many clients want to pick up healthy eating patterns and make long term behavior changes. Completing this nutrition course will make you a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach. This industry-recognized certification proves that you understand nutritional science and behavior change strategies and can effectively coach clients.

What you will learn:

  • Foundational principles of nutrition science, including metabolism, macronutrients, micronutrients, hydration, alcohol, and nutrient timing
  • How culture, age, geographic region, and socioeconomic status influence dietary eating patterns
  • To customize a communication and coaching approach to fit your client's profile
  • To conduct a comprehensive client assessment and body composition testing
  • To explain the mechanisms and science behind trending diets

How you will benefit:

  • As a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach, you will be able to coach clients in both fitness and nutrition
  • Be able to create customized, evidence-based nutrition programs for your fitness clients
  • Gain the skills and expertise needed to fill several health and fitness jobs, such as sports nutritionist, weight management consultant, and wellness coach

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Spanish) (Voucher Included)
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NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Spanish) (Voucher Included)

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Bristol and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications – some industry recognized!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Course Description:

Este curso completamente en línea lo preparará para exam de Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) ofrecido por National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Aprenderá lo esencial para el entrenamiento físico personal, desde la ciencia básica del ejercicio hasta las relaciones con los clientes y el entrenador conductual. Se le presentará el sistema de movimiento humano y el modelo de entrenamiento de rendimiento óptimo (OPT), que son clave para su carrera como entrenador físico.

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What you will learn:

  • Definir los componentes del sistema de movimiento humano
  • Describir la estructura y la función de los sistemas respiratorio y cardiovascular
  • Comprender los métodos fundamentales sobre cómo el cuerpo produce energía
  • Comprender la biomecánica y su terminologíaDefinir y entender la racionalidad de una evaluación de aptitud física integrada
  • Definir y describir los componentes relacionados con el entrenamiento cardiorrespiratorio
  • Comprender la importancia del entrenamiento del torso, el entrenamiento de equilibrio, el entrenamiento reactivo y de resistencia, y el entrenamiento de velocidad, agilidad y rapidez
  • Definir y describir la causa y los síntomas de las condiciones de salud crónicas seleccionadas
  • Comprender la importancia de los macronutrientes y los suplementos, así como sus funciones
  • Describir las características de una experiencia positiva del cliente y la atención al cliente

How you will benefit:

  • Al obtener la certificación NASM CPT, puede ingresar a cualquier gimnasio / instalación en la nación y ser empleado como entrenador personal certificado
  • Para los entrenadores privados, tener un NASM CPT es importante para establecer experiencia

Prerequisites:

No hay requisitos previos para tomar este curso. Sin embargo, hay requisitos previos para completar el Entrenador Personal Certificado NASM: / There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, there are prerequisites to complete the NASM Certified Personal Trainer:

  • Tener 18 años o un diploma de educación secundaria/GED /18 years of age – or have High School Diploma/GED
  • Tener un certificado de CPR/AED de un curso presencial / Have a valid CPR/AED card from a live course

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer + AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (Vouchers Included)
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NASM Certified Personal Trainer + AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (Vouchers Included)

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications – some industry recognized!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Course Description:

Becoming a certified fitness professional proves that you have the knowledge and expertise to lead fitness instruction safely. This online course will prepare you for two of the most in-demand certifications in the fitness industry: NASM Certified Personal Trainer and AFAA Group Fitness Instructor. You will gain key skills from videos, presentations, and other hands-on learning activities to master health and fitness topics, including nutrition, human movement science, and fitness assessments.

This course includes exam preparation, as well as the certification exam fees. The NCCA accredited NASM CPT Personal Trainer Exam and AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Exam is taken at a local testing center (PSI), and you can schedule your exam date after completion of the course and eligibility requirements.

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What you will learn:

  • Fundamental scientific concepts related to exercise science
  • Design a well-structured, effective, and balanced fitness class or workout for a diverse group of participants
  • Essential instruction and presentation skills necessary for effective group instructionKey traits of professionalism as a group fitness instructor
  • Skills and knowledge required to be a competent group fitness instructor
  • Mastery of health and fitness topics, including nutrition, program design, human movement science, and fitness assessments, among others

How you will benefit:

  • Pass two exams and earn nationally accredited certifications
  • You can walk into any gym in the nation and be employable as a group fitness instructor
  • You will have the skills needed to run private group fitness classes
  • Prepares you for a career as a fitness/wellness manager
  • Prepares you for a career as a certified personal trainer
  • Prepares you for a career as an exercise physiologist/specialist
  • Prepares you for a career as an athletic trainer

Prerequisites:

The course itself is available to all candidates interested in furthering their education in the field of personal training and group fitness. In order to take the NASM-CPT and AFAA-GFI credentialing exam, candidates must be 18 years or older and meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have current Emergency Cardiac Care (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification before sitting for the exam. All CPR/AED courses must have a hands-on training component. AFAA will not accept a CPR/AED certification card from an online provider.

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer + Corrective Exercise (Vouchers Included)
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NASM Certified Personal Trainer + Corrective Exercise (Vouchers Included)

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications – some industry recognized!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Course Description:

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam Preparation is a unique online training course that prepares for the NASM CPT exam. The NASM CPT certification is one of the most respected and in-demand certifications in the health and fitness industry. The NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) provides you with cutting-edge, scientifically valid education, as well as the assessments, techniques and corrective exercise strategies to put it into practice.

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam Preparation Career course brings you a robust online exam preparation solution that gives you the most extensive resources available to successfully pass the widely respected NASM CPT examination. Through the use of online videos, presentations, quizzes, readings, and interactive activities, you will get the most thorough guidance and understanding of the CPT content, as well as the knowledge needed to successfully challenge the NCCA accredited CPT exam. As a student, you will learn the knowledge, skills, and abilities to become a successful NASM personal trainer. Based on scientific research and fitness expert experience, the course is directly aligned with critical occupational competencies - including those defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook.

Each module is broken down into separate topics such as: human movement science, nutrition, movement assessments, program design, and how to create an integrated training program using the unique NASM OPT model (Optimum Performance Training) - a safe and effective way to help a client reach any goal. The NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) takes your personal training skills to the next level! You'll learn the skills and knowledge to help clients at any fitness level address muscular imbalances and faulty movements.

This series includes exam preparation, all study materials, as well as the exam fees. The NCCA accredited NASM CPT Personal Trainer Exam is taken at a local testing center (PSI), and you can schedule your exam date after completion of the program.

Enrolling in a Career Series – What You Need to Know

Courses are taken sequentially. The order of courses in this series is:

  1. NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  2. Corrective Exercise Specialist

Prepares You For...

Careers: 

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Health Fitness Specialist
  • Private Personal Trainer
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Personal Trainer

Certifications:

  • NASM CPT Personal Trainer
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)

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What you will learn:

  • Mastery of health and fitness topics, including nutrition, program design, human movement science, and fitness assessments, among others
  • Teaching, customer service, and first aid skills
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Learn NASM's innovative and exclusive corrective exercise continuum and the opportunity to earn the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) Advanced Specialization
  • Train in movement assessments, inhibitory techniques, muscle activation techniques, and common musculoskeletal impairments
  • Learn how to help prevent injuries and get clients back on track and living healthy, productive lives
  • Earn the preferred injury prevention and recovery credential of collegiate and professional sports teams

How you will benefit:

  • Prepares you for a career as a Fitness/wellness manager
  • Prepares you for a career as a Certified Personal Trainer
  • Prepares you for a career as an Exercise physiologist/specialist
  • Prepare yourself for a career as a athletic trainer, chiropractor, physical therapist, licensed massage therapist, or sports professional
  • Work toward receiving your NASM CPT Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) certification
  • Complement your formal education or expand your career and clientele by helping post-rehab and injured clients recover and remain active
  • Understand the exclusive processes needed to correct movement dysfunction through the use of inhibitory, lengthening, activation and integration techniques

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take the online NASM CPT Certified Personal Trainer Certification and Exam Preparation program, but there are prerequisites to complete the NCCA Accredited Certification Exam.

The NCCA Accredited Certification Exam Requirements:

  1. Candidate must be at least 18 years old or have a high school diploma or GED

  2. Candidate must hold current CPR/AED certification before attempting the exam(not included with program)

  3. The NCCA accredited NASM CPT Personal Trainer Exam is taken at a local testing center (PSI), and you can schedule your exam date after completion of the program.

CES candidates must have:

  • A current NASM-CPT certification, or
  • A current health and fitness certification accredited by NCCA, NBFE or DETC, or
  • REPs Level 3 or higher credential (candidates outside of the US only), or
  • 4-year collegiate degree or
  • Be a current Licensed or Certified Massage Therapist

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Professional Recovery Coach
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Professional Recovery Coach

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Course Description:

Addiction is a pervasive problem in society and there are many approaches that have been developed to achieve sobriety and long-term recovery. One of the more successful approaches is the use of Professional Recovery Coaches. Learn the dynamics of a strengths-based system for changing addictive behavior through a process of reconnecting to one's joyful identity and work toward helping others overcome and break the cycle of addiction.

In this course you will learn the effects of addiction on the brain and discover the foundational role that joy plays in recovery as you see how lasting, joyful connections are vital to the recovery process. You will also learn the role of the Professional Recovery Coach along with the desired skills, traits and competencies needed for success in the coaching relationship. This course will show you the tools to use to elicit client motivation and help clients to correct discrepancies in their thinking and beliefs. This course will also review special issues in working with families as well as ethical issues that are commonly addressed in Professional Recovery Coaching. This course is certified by the IAPRC (International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches) and provides CEUs through the NET Training Institute.

The Continuing Education Units are recognized by NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) and the IC&RC (International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium).

Certifications:

This is a knowledge based course. Students receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of this 60-hour course. This course is offered through the IAPRC (International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches) and provides Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the NET Training Institute. CEUs are recognized by NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) and the IC&RC (International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium). These courses may be applied toward Professional Certification through the IAPRC.

The Continuing Education Units are recognized by NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) and the IC&RC (International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium).

What you will learn:

  • Describe the effects of addiction on the brain's right hemispheric control center, as well as the skills and abilities the brain loses in addiction
  • Explain how the brain shares joy nonverbally, learns the skills of joy and quiet and grows capacityIdentify cravings, BEEPS and the process by which the brain is hijacked in addiction
  • Define what Recovery Coaching is and is not according to ethical standards
  • Utilize strengths-based and solution-based questions to move clients from ambivalence to change
  • Identify ways to build trust in the client/coach relationship
  • Understand how a coach's level of empathy can significantly impact client outcomes.
  • Learn to apply Cognitive Behavior Theory and Cognitive Restructuring when disputing faulty thinking.
  • Learn to recognize relapse triggers and co-create relapse prevention plans.
  • Follow ethical standards of conduct and review legally required documentation for providing coaching services

How you will benefit:

  • Become confident working with clients who may have addictive or codependent behaviors.
  • Train in Professional Coach Competencies and Best Practices.
  • Use a proven, flexible system designed to help people experience and apply the most useful knowledge and skills in their next steps toward personal transformation.
  • Help people achieve their life's goals and dreams while also thriving in sobriety.
  • Prepare for a career as a Personal Recovery Coach 

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are required.

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