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JrFit Youth Fitness Specialist Program

JrFit™ Youth Fitness Specialist Program provides training for fitness professionals who wish to safely and successfully work with youth. Comprehensive information for reversing the pervasive problem of youth inactivity and the epidemic of childhood obesity is presented. A highly effective plan for enabling young people to increase their fitness and reduce their body fat through well-researched programs of physical conditioning and nutrition is included.

CEC NAFC: 2.00   

Price: $307.00

Product Detail

  • Learn and appreciate how to guide youth in developing a functional musculoskeletal system.
  • Gain knowledge of safe and effective program prescription; correct training techniques and form; and injury prevention for youth.
  • Understand equipment and exercises for entire body essential movements; including flexibility, coordination, balance, stamina, strength, speed and agility.
  • Be aware of and be capable of conducting sports specific training/activities; including power, jumping, striking and endurance.
  • Identify with what motivates youth and discover how to create an age friendly environment.
  • Identify dietary needs for muscle development, weight gain or loss, strength, endurance and sports specific nutrition.

This specialist course includes:

  • STRENGTH & POWER FOR YOUNG ATHLETES (216 pages) by Wayne Westcott and Avery Faigenbaum
  • Athletic Fitness for Kids (184 pages) by Scott Lancaster and Radu Teodorescu
  • FUEL for YOUNG ATHLETES (192 pages) by Ann Litt
  • 120-page workbook
  • 60 question multiple-choice test

Instructions for completing the online examination and obtaining CECs/CEUs are also included. Course materials are sent via USPS Priority Mail.