Level 1 Personal Training Certification

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Level 1 Personal Training Certification
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This Certification teaches you the skills and habits you need to become a better coach.

The Level 1 Personal Training Certification covers all the skills and knowledge you need to be successful at any gym.  The Certification covers: Barbell Technique, Gymnastics Technique, Kettle Bell Technique, and TRX Technique.  Movement Cuing.  Movement Scaling.  Mobility.  Anatomy.  Personal Training Foundations.  Nutrition Programming.  Workout Programming.  You can take the Level 1 Certification as part of Mentorship Program (if you are applying to work at Sand & Steel) or as a stand-alone certification.

Lessons

Technique and Strength (Preview)

Length: 20 minutes

Technique and Strength test examines your strength and technique across Barbells, Kettlebells, TRX, and Bodyweight Movements

Movement Corrections Section

Length: 20 minutes

The Movement Corrections Section has you watch videos of movements with faults or flaws in the movement pattern. You’ll need identify the flaw, and suggest a cue or correction to fix the movement problem.

Movement Scaling Section

Length: 10 minutes

The Movement Scaling Section has you identify easier versions of foundational movement patterns like the push-up and the squat.

Mobility Section

Length: 5 minutes

For this section, we are looking for exercises that will improve the range of motion, flexibility, and/or mobility of the joint and/or muscle group. We are not looking for strengthening or conditioning exercises. You'll have 5 minutes to complete this section, click "view the lesson quiz" to begin.

Anatomy Section

Length: 5 minutes

This section tests you ability to name the common name of various muscles and joints.  Click "View the Lesson Quiz" to begin.

Personal Training Knowledge

Length: 8 minutes

This section tests your general knowledge as a personal trainer.  Questions about famous fitness professionals, proper technique, common acronyms, etc.  You'll have 8 minutes to complete this section once you click "view the lesson quiz.:

Nutrition Knowledge

Length: 8 minutes

Nutrition coaching isn't required at Sand & Steel, but having a basic understanding of proper dieting techniques helps you reinforce sound principles.  This section tests basic measurements, nutrition, and cooking methods.  You'll have 8 minutes to complete this section once you click "view the lesson quiz.:

Programming Section

Length: 10 minutes

Prepare a workout that emphases chest and back, wherein the primary aspect of the workout is weight loss, and secondary aspect is conditioning. Include relevant warmup, cool down, rest. Pay attention to sequencing, transfer time. Specify weights in terms of light, medium, heavy, and very heavy.