Functional Aging Specialist Certification

The FAI Functional Aging Specialist is the complete certification program for the serious fitness professional who is ready to become an expert in functional aging and training of older adults. You will receive in-depth training on functional training strategies and movements; how to conduct meaningful assessments of function; how to create and develop effective exercise programs; and critical skills to be an effective professional with this client base.

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Functional Aging Group Exercise Specialist Certification

The FAI Functional Aging Group Exercise Specialist is the complete certification program for the group exercise instructor who is ready to become an expert in functional aging and training of older adults. You will receive in-depth training on functional training strategies and movements; how to create and develop effective group exercise programs; and critical skills to be an effective group exercise professional with this client base. A focus of the program is how to safely and effectively implement these strategies in a large group setting with student that are functionally diverse.

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Finally! You Can Learn to Teach Tai Chi

The system to learn Tai Chi, teach Tai Chi, and grow your classes is here! You can expand your class offerings in your community, creating a unique class that is beneficial and engaging.

Your Course Materials include:

  • Learn to Teach a FUN evolving class
  • Teach Tai Chi as an Exercise Class
  • Get Certified
  • Get Help Marketing and Filling your New Class
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Brain Health Trainer Certification

Whether you want to be the go-to professional in the dramatically growing market of active aging or make difference in helping those at risk for or with dementia, this course will significantly transform your understanding of the brain, its relationship to exercise, and how to leverage them to slow cognitive decline in the individuals who need it most.

You Will Learn the Neuroscience behind the following:

  • The Course of Cognitive Aging
  • Cognitive Decline and Cognitive Reserve
  • The Cognitive Domains of Attention, Memory, and Executive Functions
  • Functional Brain Networks and Neuroanatomy
  • Differential Effects of Exercise on the Brain and Cognition
    Combining Exercise with Cognitive Stimuli
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Cancer Exercise Specialist™ Advanced Qualification

It takes a special person, both empathetic and compassionate, to work with cancer patients. One must have a deep understanding of exercise oncology and how to safely and effectively create an exercise program with proper modifications and progressions. The Cancer Exercise Specialist ® (CES) program will give you the tools and confidence that you need to work safely and effectively with cancer patients and survivors at all stages of the recovery journey.

Who is it best suited for?

This CES program was developed for health and fitness professionals seeking to gain a complete understanding of the entire cancer process from diagnosis and treatment to reconstruction and survivorship. This program was designed to help and encourage fitness professionals to attain a higher level of mastery and work with cancer patients during and after cancer surgery and treatment and into survivorship.

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Anchor Point Training

Anchor Point Training offers many benefits.

Whether you train kids, teens, adults or seniors the APT method works with them all. It doesn’t matter if the individual is sedentary and out of shape or a casual exerciser or even an elite athlete because APT teaches you numerous ways to scale exercise movements (from a solid biomechanical perspective) to make the exercise more or less intense or to focus on a different aspect (balance, proprioception, core stability, power, etc.).

The APT Course Will Teach You:

  • How to apply the APT methodology to any anchored training tool including any brand of Resistance Bands, Suspension Straps, Rip Tools, Landmines, Battle Ropes, Sleds and Cables.
  • How to create Serape Connections to Train Slings
  • Ways to use Oscillating Elastic Resistance
  • The science and application of Mastering Elastic Resistance
  • Optimizing Suspension Strap Training
  • A system to create resistance for Progressive Resisted Movement Patterns

Urban Poling Nordic Walking Instructor Course

Urban Poling welcomes you to become a part of our ever-growing team of instructors. Urban Poling Inc. has proudly trained over 4,000 instructors in Canada for the past 14 years and in the last two years in the UK, Ireland, Australia and USA. The Urban Poling Instructor Course is a comprehensive course (offered both live and online) that teaches course participants the practical skills of Nordic walking and how to teach Nordic walking to others. You will learn everything you need to know about the Urban Poling Nordic walking technique and be provided with all the materials, tools and support you require to provide one-on-one sessions, group classes and educational demonstrations. Topics covered include:

  • The Urban Poling Nordic walking technique
  • How to teach the Urban Poling Nordic walking technique
  • Correcting poor technique
  • Warm-ups, cool-downs, high-intensity exercises and muscle conditioning
  • An introduction to the ACTIVATOR poles and walking technique
  • Starting a series of classes
  • Starting your business
  • and more