American Fitness Professionals Association (AFPA)

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The AFPA - American Fitness Professionals & Associates mission is to provide students with an affordable education that gives them the knowledge, skills and awareness necessary to enhance their own lives, the lives of others, and the community at large through innovative program design, teaching, research and service focused on the professional practice of fitness, wellness, nutrition, health and physical education. History: The American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA), founded i... more less
Websitewww.afpafitness.com
Address
1601 Long Beach Blvd. P.O. Box 214
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
Phone Number1.800.494.7782 in New Jersey 1

Certification/Training Types

DescriptionThe AFPA Nutritionist Certification -Master Level program includes the following certification programs: Nutrition and Wellness Consultant Certification Holistic Nutritionist Certification Weight Management Specialist Certification Sports Nutritionist Certification By completing the requirements for the AFPA Nutritionist Certification - Master Level you will set yourself apart from others by means of the your personal level of educational development, expertise, professionalism and commitment to the nutrition, health and wellness industry. When you have completed all 4 nutrition cetification programs you will recieve the AFPA Nutrition Consultant - Master Level credential. You will gain the education and training that will enable you to combine sound nutrition, safe and effective physical activity, appropriate lifestyle changes and psychological and emotional support into programs that will help you to help them to achieve their goals. All of these components are important and all must be looked at carefully when designing a realistic and reasonable nutritional program. Diet, exercise and lifestyle together are the basis of a complete and well-rounded program.
Course Material Price $1,799.00 Note: Includes all course materials and testing for all certification programs that comprise the Master Level Nutrition Consultant
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method Online, Proctored Online
Practical Exam Required
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryLife & Wellness Coaching, Nutrition
DescriptionThe AFPA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification course will provide an educational experience for those who are considering working with, or currently working with older adults, that shows how to design and implement programs that are sensitive to the physical needs of the senior population. Other topics include: exercise physiology and the aging systems, conditions requiring special considerations, land exercise and how to manage a fitness program for older adults.
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes Materials and Online Testing
Exam Price $30.00
Exam Delivery Method Online, Proctored Online, In Person, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredNo
PrerequisitePersonal Trainer Certification or Group Fitness Certification Recommended
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategorySpecial Populations
DescriptionOur Holistic Nutrition Consultant Certification program provides an unprecedented professional training that will supply you with a strong skill-set and the confidence to work with any client seeking to not only prevent, but reverse disease, and gain optimal health. As a Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant trained in natural complimentary nutrition you will be able to work with clients to identify and help correct the nutritional causes of diseases, and design personalized diet and lifestyle programs that optimize health.
Course Material Price $699.00 Note: All inclusive - materials and exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: exam Included
Exam Delivery Method Online, In Person
Practical Exam RequiredNo
PrerequisiteNutrition & Wellness Consultant Recommended
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryNutrition
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Advanced Personal Training Certification course is full of valuable information about in depth testing protocols, assessment techniques for muscular imbalances and advanced programs for healthy clients, athletes and sporting activities. You will learn how to develop goal oriented exercise programs for the de-conditioned, conditioned and athletic clients. AFPA Advanced Personal Trainer graduates have the educational tools necessary to take themselves to the next level in their career as a Personal Trainer. In order to participate in this advanced program you must have a current certification as a Personal Trainer, or similar thereof.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes Materials and Online Testing
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online
Practical Exam RequiredNo
PrerequisitePersonal Trainer Certification
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThis course is designed to prepare participants for designing challenging and effective aquatic classes for a variety of individuals. Complete the Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification course and learn how to design workouts for three different water depths, teach students how to control their own exercise intensity, use many different kinds of equipment, organize routines to create classes that run smoothly, and design routines for people who are just starting to exercise & seasoned water exercise veterans. Water exercise is a popular choice for many people and an excellent way to create a fitness program that will get people started and keep them exercising for a lifetime!
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes Materials and Online Testing
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteNone
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryAqua
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe original Cardio Kickboxing© Instructor Certification course is now being offered through AFPA. You will learn to successfully teach fitness kickboxing classes in a health club, martial arts school, corporate wellness center, and university physical education department or even in your own home! This course is designed to prepare participants to teach safe and effective Cardio Kickboxing exercise programs through the development of leadership and technical skills.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes Materials and Online Testing
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method Online, Proctored Online
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteGroup Fitness Instructor Recommended
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryBoxing/Kickboxing/Martial Arts
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionObesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cholesterol levels and sedentary lifestyles among youth is on the rise. AFPA is dedicated to making fitness a lifelong habit for our youth thru the development of the AFPA Children's Fitness Specialist Certification course, which goes beyond exercise to promote healthy lifestyle choices and appropriate social behavior. According to the American Diabetes Association, type 2 diabetes is ever more commonly occurring in overweight children. Statistics indicate that as many as 80 percent of youth may be overweight when diagnosed. Adult health risk factors are appearing in kindergarten to age six populations. These medical conditions have become an epidemic and AFPA is leading the fight by providing educational programming to fitness enthusiasts who are eager help our children toward leading a more healthy life! The AFPA Children's Fitness Specialist Certification course will show you how to get kids fit and gain self confidence too. It's about giving kids the tools, skills and experience so they can lead a physically active life the rest of their life. AFPA Certified Children's Fitness Specialist provides a multidisciplinary approach to teaching health-related fitness at the elementary school level. This comprehensive Certified Children's Fitness Specialist course helps practitioners build successful programs that will meet the challenging health demands of the 21st century.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes all course materials and exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredNo
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategorySpecial Populations
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Cycle Instructor Certification course is designed for the instructor who wants to expand their teaching capabilities to indoor cycling. This program utilizes various cycling programs' strengths to create a well- rounded cycle instructor who can instruct on any indoor cycle. Topics include safe and effective cycle class design, cycling techniques for endurance, speed and strength, choreography and example workouts, studio setup & design, and much more! Cycle Instructor Certification Course Objectives: * Identify and explain proper bike setup, riding alignment, and safety considerations. * Explain and practice warm ups for stationary indoor cycling. * Distinguish basic indoor cycling class techniques and music. * Construct and employ different indoor cycle classes. * Apply cueing and coaching techniques on and off the bike. * Prepare and demonstrate an example of an indoor cycling class. * Identify various cycle related injuries and describe how to avoid them. * Discuss diet and nutrition requirements for optimal performance.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes all course materials and exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryIndoor Cycling
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionFunctional Training is a system of athletic development that focuses on training the body the way it will be used in competition, making it the most efficient and effective form of training today. The AFPA Functional Training Specialist Certification course is designed to educate you on the Functional Training protocols to improve total athleticism, enhances performance, and reduces injuries through exercise progressions that will spur development potential for specific movement patterns commonly use in sport. The AFPA Functional Training Specialist Certification course is a valuable additional credential for all Certified Personal Trainers, Fitness Instructors and those that work with athletes and sports enthusiasts. Expand your services and programs to include functional exercises for beginner, intermediate and advanced clients, and increase your earning potential at the same time! Functional Exercise Specialist Certification Course Learning Objectives: * Develop safe functional exercise progressions based on the unique needs of each client. * Describe the benefits of exercise, and the applications to improve the ability to perform activities of daily living. * Discuss how non-athletes and athletes can balance upper-body strength and stability. * Illustrate lower body strength and balance progressions. * Recognize how to restore hip extension flexibility and balance hamstring flexibility. * Apply and implement functional exercises to improve overall performance in both athletics and everyday living. * Differentiate between exercise variations using equipment commonly found in both the weight room and aerobic studio. * Construct a Plyometric training program to increase power while reducing prevention. What you will learn: You will learn how to administer tests to determine where to start, the progressions focus on training for the torso, the upper body, and the lower body. You will learn detailed programs that incorporate the exercises and methods for these progressions. Provided will be 13 sample exercise progressions (six for the upper body, three for the torso, and four for the lower body). Each progression has 17-23 exercises, arranged according to difficulty. You will also learn why it is important to have a sense of purpose for exercise selection and how functional exercises cross over to enhance the activities of daily living. A progressive functional continuum is presented and reviewed. The AFPA Functional Training Specialist Certification course is applicable for group instructors and personal trainers. Includes sample exercise progressions for upper body, lower body and the core body.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes all course materials and exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredNo
PrerequisitePersonal Trainer Certification or Similar
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Group Fitness Instructor Certification course is design to teach those that are looking to instruct group fitness oriented classes - aerobics, hi/lo impact, step, circuit, muscle conditioning, interval and other group exercise modalities. This course is designed to prepare participants to teach safe and effective group exercise programs through the development of leadership and technical skills. Topics covered are anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, care and prevention of aerobic injures, aerobic class design, structure and workout combinations, body sculpting and resistance training with weights and tubing and leadership skills. This course is designed for group fitness instructors who may teach aerobics, step and muscle conditioning classes.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $395.00 Note: Includes all course materials and exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryGroup Fitness
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Master Personal Trainer Certification designation is the most advanced level of certification AFPA offers. To earn this certificate you are required to complete the AFPA Personal Trainer Certification course, the AFPA Advanced Personal Trainer Certification course, the AFPA Sports Conditioning Specialist Certification course, the AFPA Nutrition & Wellness Consultant Certification course, in addition to completing 5 case study projects for the distinction of AFPA Personal Trainer-Master Level Certification. By completing the requirements for the AFPA Personal Trainer-Master Level Certification you will set yourself apart from others by means of the your personal level of educational development, expertise, professionalism and commitment to the health and fitness industry. When you have completed all requirements for the AFPA Personal Trainer-Master Level Certification you will have earned a total of five (5) credentials: Personal Trainer Certification, Advanced Personal Trainer Certification, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant Certification, Sports Conditioning Specialist Certification and the AFPA Personal Trainer -Master Level Certification.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $1,699.00 Note: Includes all course materials and testing for all certification programs that comprise the Master Personal Trainer
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Nutrition & Wellness Consultant Certificate program will teach you to give educated guidance to persons seeking nutritional advice on weight management and enhancing health and fitness performance. You will learn the fundamental skills of counseling strategies and protocol, complimented by action-based worksheets and practical case studies. Learn how to effectively communicate with clients to reach their desired goals.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $459.00 Note: Includes all course materials and Online Exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with course
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredNo
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryNutrition
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionAFPA provides the most comprehensive and authoritative resources for you as a Certified Personal Trainer, whether you are a newcomer to the field or have a well-established business. The AFPA Personal Trainer Certification program is full of valuable information about working with clients and designing programs, and provides a practical guide to all aspects of the personal training business. AFPA Personal Trainer graduates are prepared to start a personal training business of their own from their home, train clients in the client's own home gyms, work at community recreation centers, hospital fitness facilities, universities and local colleges, heath clubs, gyms and YMCA's.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method Online Note: Homestudy with online testing option
Practical Exam RequiredNo
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee85
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
DescriptionPilates is the fastest-growing trend in fitness today, with millions enjoying its muscle strengthening and body toning benefits. Pilates has been indorsed by physicians for nearly a century. Pilates is truly the ultimate mind-body exercise for anyone how wants to strengthen, streamline and realign their body! The AFPA Pilates Fitness Instructor Certification - Mat Level I course was designed for fitness professionals who desire to learn more about the teachings of Joseph Pilates and how to implement the teachings into a group or one on one setting. Top athletes, performers and fitness enthusiasts alike are practicing the Pilates' technique, making it one of the hottest exercise trends for men and women. The teaching techniques you will learn combine key elements of yoga, stress reduction and bodywork. These techniques focus on strengthening the core muscles of the body, while increasing overall flexibility, as well as lengthening, defining and sculpting muscles. The AFPA Pilates Fitness Instructor Certification - Mat Level I course is designed for individuals who want to instruct beginner and intermediate students. You will learn excellent teaching skills, how to plan a class, how to create confidence in your students and how and when to provide posture corrections. The Pilates Fitness Instructor Certification program is designed to educate participants about the Joseph Pilates techniques and variations, and how to incorporate them into an individual and group setting. This course will enable you to formulate your own personal teaching style.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryMind Body, Pilates
DescriptionThe AFPA Pilates Fitness Instructor – Level II (Props) Certification course is designed for instructors who have previous experience with classical Pilates Mat exercises. It is strongly recommended that participants have prior knowledge of anatomy, experience in teaching a related form of movement and/or exercise, as well as have completed the AFPA Pilates Fitness Instructor – Level I (Mat) Certification course, or similar thereof. Students will learn how to teach the full progression from Beginner to Super Advanced Classical Mat Pilates exercises, inaddition to learning how to incorporate various apparatus. Instructors who pass this course are fully prepared and certified to teach the most popular and effective group and private Pilates training in the world to various populations and those with stability & balance limitations! In addition, you will be instructed on how to make your Pilates mat class more interesting and enjoyable by introducing accessories that expand your Pilates mat exercises. You will learn the unique characteristics of a variety of props: the Pilates circle, the foam roller, and the elastic exercise band. Learn step by step through photo sequences of specially designed exercises as well as variations on traditional Pilates movements. If you are considering operating your own Pilates business, you will be introduced to a hands-on approach that tackles issues such as how to make your teaching healthier and more ergonomic for you, how to handle different types of clients, how to juggle the demands of being healer/helper/cashier, and much more. It is packed with information, humor and advice from top studio owners and educators who share their life philosophies and approaches to Pilates. You will start with the foundation for all the Pilates exercises, then progress to an in-depth treatment of mat work thru challenging exercise sequences. Following mat work, in depth instruction and photo illustrations are applied to the full range of Pilates apparatus: Reformer, Cadillac, Step and ladder barrels, Magic circle, Wunda chair, Ped-a-pul, Arm chair. Teachings regarding the larger Pilates apparatus are so that instructors can become aware of the exercises, form and technique, but not to be tested on this equipment.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisitePilates Mat Level I or equivalent
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryMind Body, Pilates
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionLearn the skills and knowledge necessary to offer Post Rehabilitation Exercise services to clients and receive the recognition for being on the forefront of health care to your clients and those you serve. This course will teach you how to develop safe and effective post rehabilitative fitness programs for clients with various limitations that are recovering from a variety of injuries, disease and/or treatments. With proper training and networking capabilities you can take the next step toward receiving a higher hourly income, as well as becoming the potential training company or facility for post rehab patients/clients from area hospitals, physical therapist clinics and Sport and Senior Rehab Centers.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method Note: Homestudy with testing option
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisitePersonal Trainer Certification from Nationally Recognized organization and 400 hours of documented hands on experience
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategorySpecial Populations
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Pre-Post Exercise Specialist Certification course will provide exercise programs that are safe and effective for those who will be instructing and training the prenatal or postnatal client in a group setting or one on one in the gym or home setting. This program will provide trainers & fitness specialists with advanced skills and knowledge specific to pre and post natal exercise prescription. Some of the benefits of exercise for pre post natal clients are more energy during pregnancy, reduced stress and anxiety, quicker recovery from birth, fewer complications in pregnancy, shorter labor time & increased self esteem! Topics include prenatal and postnatal physiology adaptations, musculo-skeletal & metabolic adaptations, maternal responses to acute exercise, fetal responses to acute exercise, aerobic and resistance-training effects in labor and delivery, exercise guidelines for pre/post-partum, nutrient requirements throughout pregnancy.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategorySpecial Populations
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Sports Conditioning Specialist Certification course presents the principles and practices of a new era of athletic training. Learn to build a conditioning program through testing and building up nine essential fitness components including power, strength, speed, quickness, coordination, agility, flexibility, local muscular endurance, and cardiovascular aerobic capacity and endurance. Next you will learn the training exercises and drills that for the development of sport-specific performance factors. Then you learn how to periodize the training program precisely for peak performance at critical points in the competitive season and how to use safe and effective reconditioning regimens to bring an athlete back from injury. If you are currently training clients as a Certified Personal Trainer, adding the credentials of Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist will enable you to expand your services and programs to athletes and sports competition enthusiasts, as well as help to increase your earning potential!
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategorySports Conditioning
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification course is perfect for personal trainers, strength trainers, group fitness instructors, athletes of all levels and all associated health practitioners & enthusiasts! The optimum way for you or your clients to get the most out of their workouts and feel their best is to develop an energizing, performance-enhancing nutrition plan, tailored to their body's specific needs. Do that, and their on track to achieve the higher level of fitness and better overall health that they crave and you receive the recognition of being a superb training. Learn how to enhance your client's workouts and maximize their results with proper nutrition, safe and effective sports supplements, and beneficial vitamins and minerals! The AFPA Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification program helps students and practitioners obtain the knowledge they need to give sound advice to athletes and active individuals, gain a solid understanding of the principles of nutrition as they relate specifically to sport and learn how to distinguish between fact and fallacy in the confusing world of sport nutrition and supplements.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredNo
PrerequisiteNutrition & Wellness Consultant or equivalent
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryNutrition
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Stability Ball Trainer Certification program was developed to promote safe yet challenging ball exercise to instructors and personal trainers. This program is a hands-on way to learn more about the benefits of using the stability exercise ball. Participants will learn the proper execution, proper progression, teaching techniques and cueing for all the selected exercises. Stability Ball training is a great tool to add to any exercise, conditioning & rehabilitation program.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Strength Trainer Certification course offers an in-depth look at strength training for the upper, lower and core sections of the body; safe and effective personalized training programs for men, women, children, and the elderly; strength and conditioning programs for athletes of all types for various sports at various ages and much more! Drawing on the latest scientific principles and theories related to resistance training, this program provides the "how" and the "why" behind the proper performance of popular upper-body, lower-body and trunk exercises. By understanding the purpose and correct form for each exercise, you can gain the full benefit each exercise provides and avoid injury. You will also learn the latest information related to resistance training program design, training systems, periodization principles and a continuum of training programs. Upon completion of the AFPA Certified Strength Trainer course you'll be able to design scientifically sound resistance training programs, modify and adapt programs to meet the needs of special populations, and implement strength building exercise programs design build power and strength.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Trainer of Special Populations Certification Program is nationally and internationally recognized since 1995. AFPA Trainer of Special Populations graduates are prepared to design & implement effective exercise programs for a variety of populations that range from youth, senior, pre/post pregnancy, and people with disabilities, chronic diseases and multiple conditions. Trainer of Special Populations Course Learning Objectives: * Analyze and implement exercise management programs for over 30 different chronic diseases, disabilities and dysfunctions. * Employ exercise protocols within the realm of personal training for metabolic syndrome, stress and anxiety disorder, multiple chronic conditions, fibromyalgia and the other conditions. * Examine and integrate a physicians recommendations into your personal training exercise program for clients. * Identify safe, effective, and targeted rehabilitation exercises for sports medicine protocols. * Apply rehabilitation techniques for various injuries and different muscle, joint, and bone sports medicine injuries and dysfunctions
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategorySpecial Populations
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Weight Management Consultant Certification course provides a holistic approach to weight and health management. The Weight Management Consultant program will educate you on how to guide your clients to achieve their short-term weight loss goals, but more importantly, provide you with the skills necessary to help them achieve long-term weight management. You will gain the education and training that will enable you to combine sound nutrition, safe and effective physical activity, appropriate lifestyle changes and psychological and emotional support into programs that will help you to help them to achieve their goals. All of these components are important and all must be looked at carefully when designing a realistic and reasonable weight management programs. Diet, exercise and lifestyle together are the basis of a complete and well-rounded program. Few people lose weight by just dieting or just exercising alone.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam Required
PrerequisiteNutrition & Wellness Consultant or equivalent
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryPersonal Trainer
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe AFPA Yoga Fitness Instructor Certification (Level I) course is designed to instruct beginner and intermediate students. The program emphasizes safe, effective, and inspiring teaching methods that prepare you to be a confident and competent Certified Yoga Fitness Instructor. You will learn excellent teaching skills, how to plan a class, how to create confidence in your students and how and when to provide posture corrections. This program offers instruction on how to live the yogic lifestyle enhancing personal health and centeredness through yoga. The Yoga Fitness Instructor Certification course is designed to educate participants about various yoga techniques and how to incorporate them into an individual and group setting. This course will enable you to formulate your own personal teaching style.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryMind Body, Yoga
NBFE-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe Yoga Fitness Instructor Certification (Level II) course builds upon the information presented in the Yoga Fitness Instructor Certification (Level I) course. It is strongly recommended that an individual take the Level I course prior to Level II or at least be an experienced yoga practioner. The AFPA Yoga Fitness Instructor Certification (Level II) course offers health and fitness teacher's advice on structuring their yoga classes and shows instructors how to get more from their routines. Emphasis is placed on the importance of standing asanas, joint mobility, and muscular strength. Additionally, presented is a regimen of joint-freeing exercises and describes body reading, a technique that allows practitioners to detect muscular imbalances. You will also learn how to assess individual body imbalances and adapt classes around these imbalances and individual's strengths, flexibility, range of motion. Building on the AFPA Yoga Fitness Instructor Certification (Level I), this course introduces the student to a further range of postures and opens up a whole new world of well-being. This course takes the student further along the journey of inner peace and harmony. Whether you are already teaching yoga classes or are preparing to do so, you will find these courses to be educational, practical, and inspirational. Course graduates will gain a clear sense of how to lead a successful class; how to address the needs of a diverse population, and an understanding of your own strengths as a teacher.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteYoga Level I or equivalent
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryMind Body, Yoga

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