The AAAI/ISMA Master Personal Trainer certification class ("Level 2")
builds upon the tools learned in the AAAI/ISMA Personal Fitness Trainer
program. The emphasis in this class is how to work safely and
effectively with people who have special needs or conditions such as
high blood pressure, diabetes, and arthritis to name a few. It is
recommended that people pass the AAAI/ISMA Personal Fitness Trainer class before taking the Master Trainer class.
The AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer certification course will help you safely and effectively work with individuals during personal fitness training sessions and enhance your exercise and health knowledge. An exam is given at the end of the day for those attempting to become certified. Those attempting certification must study before the test. The course covers a variety of topics including but not limited to, muscle physiology, cardiovascular physiology. Exercise guidelines, program design, fitness marketing, myth busting and more. AAAI/ISMA has books that can be purchased by calling the organization at 609 397 2139. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
To be eligible for this course, participants must be 15 years old on or before the last session. The participant will be required to pass a pre-course test which includes treading water for 2 minutes without hands, a 300 yard swim and swimming 20 yards (freestyle or breaststroke), surface diving to 10 feet, retrieving a 10 pound object and swimming it back to the original starting point. CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification is part of this course. No previous CPR or First Aid is required. Successful exit requirements for this course are: attending all sessions, 3 water skill scenarios and achieving at least an 80% grade on the 2 written exams. Online textbook included with course fee.
Learn in-depth principles of nutrition to help sports clients with specific dietary and nutritional needs. Discuss current nutritional research, herb and vitamin supplements and body composition testing. Explore links between nutrition and athletic performance and types of diet plans. Includes written exam. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.