100 : Boot Camp Instructor Certification With SGT KEN®

Wednesday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Session Format : Workshop

by Sergeant Ken Weichert

20 Ratings

Type: Session

Item: CA18-P100


Boot camp fitness instructors lead the fight against obesity, challenging soldiers and civilians to become their absolute best through the use of highly effective and exciting functional fitness training. The results are body fat loss, improved strength and stamina, increased confidence and higher spirits. Developed by U.S. Army Master Fitness and Master Resilience Trainer and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) and certified personal trainer Stephanie Weichert, this course utilizes highly effective physical training techniques practiced by elite military forces.

Participants will be immersed in proper form and safety, planning and executing functional fitness programs for outdoor and indoor environments, cadence calls, circuit training, obstacle courses, fitness games and tests, partner-assisted exercises, individual tracking techniques and program implementation.

1-hour lunch is in your own.

About the Author

Sergeant Ken Weichert

Sergeant Ken Weichert IDEA Author/Presenter

Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) CSP™, USA-MRT, USA-MFT, ACE-GFI is an award-winning international speaker, six-time US Army Soldier of the Year, Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer, Counterintelligence Agent and decorated combat veteran. Ken is a CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional), a member of the National Speakers Association, and a graduate of the John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker Course. Ken has trained over one million Service Members and civilians through Operation Fit to Fight, has written over 100 articles for GX®, Backpacker®, Outside®, Health®, and created the Operation Family Fit video series and family fitness kits for the Air National Guard. Ken was awarded the Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) 2011 Best New Presenter of the Year, the EMPOWER Fitness 2013 Male Presenter of the Year, the IDEA WORLD 2016 Fitness Instructor of the Year, the EMPOWER Fitness 2017 Inspiration Award of the Year, the Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) 2017 International Presenter of the Year, has been featured numerous times on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox news, and continues to serve as a host for the Fit for Duty show on the Pentagon Channel. Ken was awarded a Letter of Appointment by the Chinese Government, naming him the Ambassador of Health and Fitness for the city of Changsha. Ken was awarded his tenth Army Commendation Medal for creating the Warrior Fit Camp program for the Tennessee Army National Guard Suicide Prevention Task Force, helping thousands of Armed Service Members turn stress into strength and obstacles into opportunities through physical and emotional resiliency coaching and leadership training.