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.
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.
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.
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 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.:
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.
Going Beyond Personal Training
The training is very much worth every penny. Recently getting certified with NASM, I thought I was already ready to be a great trainer. But the training from Sand & Steel actually teaches you to really be a great “Coach” and how to actually apply what I learned from studying with NASM. After completing this … Read more "Going Beyond Personal Training"
Junior Personal Trainer
Push yourself, it’s worth it.
There isn’t a better place than Sand & Steel in the area. The coaches qualifications go above and beyond to provide quality service and their skill sets can suit any clients needs. Clients are always gracious and thankful for the services provided, which inspires you as a coach to continually improve and sharpen your skills. … Read more "Push yourself, it’s worth it."
More than a gym, A community
The gym is not only ran and led by great coaches it is a community. Every trainer takes a personal interest in their clients and each other. You receive a friendly greeting when you enter the gym. Not every gym takes a personal interest in their clients, Sand and Steel takes it to the next … Read more "More than a gym, A community"
Top of the line personal training
I started my personal training career recently certified through the American Council of Exercise. My first position in this industry was at 24 hour fitness. With little emphasis on body mechanics, functional movement, and mobility, my job was more or less a sales associate. Trainers were more likely to spend time cold calling than perfecting … Read more "Top of the line personal training"