World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)

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W.I.T.S. offers educational excellence for fitness professionals to 1100 colleges & universities in the US, Canada and internationally. W.I.T.S. offers 6 and 9 week collegiate certification courses worldwide with the industries only required internship to walk our students into jobs. We also offer with our online self paced, mentored workshops and programs for optimal learning. W.I.T.S. has received numerous higher learning third party approvals from IACET, Massage Therapists, Occupational... more less
Websitewww.witseducation.com
Address
2244 SunStates Court, Suite 107
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number888-330-9487

Certification/Training Types

DescriptionThere is a shortage of personal trainers in the workforce. Come join this fun field and be a part of what ABC NEWS.com states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $25 an hour. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is taught over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the 6th week. This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of practical training and a 30-hour internship. It covers topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com} W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Veterans Training and Education, the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The American Council on Education has recommended3 undergraduate academic credits for this course. Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Understand and describe basic anatomy, kinesiology and exercise physiology. 2. Assess an individual’s level of fitness using ACSM guidelines. 3. Design and customize exercise programs. 4. Demonstrate proper execution of resistance, cardiorespiratory and flexibility exercises. 5. Identify and demonstrate at least one strength exercise for every major muscle group. 6. Explain ACSM and AHA recommendations for cardiovascular exercise.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: EXAM INCLUDED
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Test out fee only - otherwise the exam is part of the course.
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteHigh school/GED with workout or industry experience
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee50
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Unit (CEU)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEU
CategoryPersonal Trainer
Description Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. The World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) & SPC will bring you a blended version of the Certified Personal Trainer. • 15 hours of online theory in the comfort of your own home. • 15 hours of "hands on" practical training at a regionally selected site over a 4 day period. • 30 hours of internship for the maximum exposure to increase your abilities. This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com} W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Veterans Training and Education, the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The American Council on Education has recommended undergraduate academic credits for this course.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: EXAM INCLUDED
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteHigh school/GED with workout or industry 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
CategoryExercise Physiology, Personal Trainer
DescriptionThe most successful fitness professionals know that their clients' success depends on making significant lifestyle and behavior change. It's not enough to create an exercise program, but you must also develop a relationship based on trust, understanding, and respect, in which you are able to communicate, motivate, and support your client towards reaching their goals. This class will help you develop the skills to do just that, to be more effective as a personal trainer, and most importantly, to help your clients achieve their fitness and lifestyle goals. This interactive course IS LIKE NO OTHER. LFC includes 9 hours of instruction and testing; and will teach you the skills of successful coaching and allow you to practice and build confidence in your coaching relationships.
Course Material Price $65.97 Note: textbook
Exam Price $0.00 Note: included online
Exam Delivery Method Online
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisitecertified fitness professional or a degree in health field
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee75
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Unit (CEU)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEU
CategoryPersonal Trainer
DescriptionThe fitness industry needs all types of managers. Whether you want to own your own fitness studio or work for someone else, you will need this course. Our industry specialists present the most comprehensive blueprint ever created for developing, leading, managing, and operating a successful health fitness business. The course is separated into seven distinct sections representing the primary skill sets needed to succeed as a leader and manager in the health/fitness club industry. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com} Learning Outcomes: After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Apply strategies for developing and retaining fitness club members. 2. Differentiate between the various fitness club settings and facilities. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic legal, business and financial requirements for establishing a fitness club. 4. Identify facility design elements, equipment, operations and maintenance. 5. Manage human resources in a fitness club. 6. Manage operations and apply effective risk management
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: testbook extra but includes exam
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included with the full course
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteHigh school/GED with suggested industry experience
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContact Hour
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 Contact Hour
CategoryPersonal Trainer
DescriptionGraduate from being a participant to becoming a certified group exercise instructor. This 50 hour course includes 15 hours of classroom lecture, 15 hours of practical training, testing and a required 20 hour internship. Topics include biomechanics, anatomy, dynamics of group exercise, choreography, music, Step basics, cardio box, cueing and toning exercises. This course concludes with the national certification written and practical skills exam on the 6th week. This is a very show, tell and do kind of course to master the many skills. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate.Textbook is required. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com.) This course is recommended for 2 college credits by the American Council on Education. Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Conduct health-screening assessments. 2. Apply principles of group cohesion to group exercise. 3. Incorporate music and sound into a group exercise program. 4. Correctly cue, perform, monitor and design high and low impact, muscle conditioning, and flexibility exercises in a group setting. 5. Demonstrate warm up and cool down movements and stretches.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: EXAM INCLUDED
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Test out fee only - otherwise the exam is part of the course.
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteHigh school/GED with workout or industry experience
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Unit (CEU)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEU
CategoryGroup Fitness
DescriptionGet the training and education you need to serve the fastest growing fitness population in the US. This 38 hour course includes 9 hours of classroom lecture, 9 hours of practical training, testing and a required 20 hour internship. This unique certification provides you with the specific knowledge and practical skills you’ll need for working with older adult clientele. Learn what common ailments and physical conditions are germane to this special population and how to design age appropriate, fun and functional exercise programs. Pre-qualifier is a degree related to the field of study or a national fitness certification. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate.* Call to order your textbook and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com.} This course is recommended for 1 college credit by the American Council on Education. Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Identify the key age-related changes in physiology and fitness levels. 2. Demonstrate safe and effective exercises for older adults. 3. Perform fitness assessments for older adults. 4. Design exercise prescriptions for older adults. 5. Market exercise programs to older adults.
AccreditationNBFE
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: Includes exam fee
Exam Price $0.00 Note: test out fee only - otherwise it is part of the course fee
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisitedegree or a national fitness certification
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Unit (CEU)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEU
CategorySpecial Populations
DescriptionThis unique certification course provides the knowledge and practical skills to help train children. Age appropriate exercise program design for fitness testing and strategies for teaching children fitness for grades 1-8. Practical training includes age-appropriate traditional style step choreography, toning exercises utilizing weights and parachutes, and a variety of fitness games! Ideal for teacher re-certification requirements. 18 hours of class, 9 lecture 9 practical plus written and practical skills exams. Textbook Required. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com} Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Describe safe, effective, age-appropriate exercises for children. 2. Demonstrate safe, effective, age-appropriate exercises for children. 3. Assess fitness levels of children. 4. Explain factors that motivate children to exercise. 5. Design fitness programs that incorporate principles of child motivation.
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: EXAM INCLUDED
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Test out fee only - otherwise the exam is part of the course.
Exam Delivery Method Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteHigh school/GED with suggested industry experience & certification
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Unit (CEU)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEU
CategorySpecial Populations

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W.I.T.S. has added 34 new online business courses to help fitness professionals take over their career track. The courses are self paced and mentored so you have constant help.

Check out the sales, social media marketing and fitness management courses. Many are taught by authors who train Fortune 500 companies.

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