The Personal Training program prepares the trainer for professional one-on-one interactions with their clients. You will learn to assess the fitness levels of clients and effectively design and communicate fitness programs based on their needs and goals. NAFC will guide you as a trainer to teach exercise in a manner that enhances learning while respecting safety and effectiveness.
Learn basic anatomy, biomechanics and applying this knowledge in training settings for specific muscle groups. Guide clients in maximizing results while minimizing injury risk.
Learn assessment techniques for measuring cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, endurance, flexibility and body composition. Practice applying these test results for individual program development and goal setting.
Learn to effectively communicate the health benefits of fitness, disease prevention, diet and nutrition, behavior modification, stress management, and total wellness. Develop motivation and behavior modification strategies to enhance compliance with a fitness and wellness program.