An Immersive Certification Experience
Interactive LessonsReceive a combination of video and live instruction.
Instructor SupportConnect directly with SGT Ken® for questions, feedback and guidance.
Peer ConnectionEngage and collaborate with peers through the private Facebook group.
How does a fitness professional affect a large number of people, leverage their time and make more money per hour than a one-on-one training session?
Start A Boot Camp Business!
Are your boot camp and group fitness classes empty?
Are you struggling to produce and present a unique boot camp class?
Are you interested in increasing your income or starting a new fitness business?
Certificate & Course Details
Keep your classes interesting, engaging and inspiring, so that your clients achieve results and return for years to come. Each course includes:
Self paced options are available for those who can’t attend live events
Meet SGT Ken® and Stephanie Weichert
KEN WEICHERT (aka SGT Ken®) CSP™, USA-MRT, USA-MFT, ACE-GFI
SGT Ken 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 has trained over one million Service Members and civilians through Operation Fit to Fight, and has written over 100 articles for GX®, Backpacker®, Outside®, Health®. Within the fitness industry, Ken has received several awards including the 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 and the canfitpro 2017 International Presenter of the Year. He has also been featured numerous times on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox news, and continues to serve as a host for the Fit for Duty show on the Pentagon Channel. Most recently, 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 opportunities through physical and emotional resiliency coaching and leadership training.
STEPHANIE WEICHERT, MBA, ACC, CPT
Stephanie Weichert is a certified Life and Executive Coach, Strategic Interventionist, published author, speaker, strategic director for START Fitness® and business consultant. She has performed life coaching workshops for the Tennessee Army National Guard Warrior Fit Camp program, the Kentucky Army National Guard Operation Immersion course, Tennessee Army National Guard′s Children Attitude Motivation Program (CAMP), canfitpro and Empower Fitness Conferences. In addition to being a life coach, Stephanie is certified as a personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), has a B.A. from San Francisco State University, and an MBA from King University. She has written for Military1.com, Military.com, Foundations, Hooah, Military Spouse and GX®: The National Guard Experience.
SGT Ken’s Mission
Empowering you to be the best fitness boot camp instructor you can be.
Reviews From SGT Ken’s Boot Camp Certification Alumni
“Your certification program is absolutely amazing! After your presentations today I have an entire new outlook and I am ready to start pursuing a career doing what I love! You are so motivating and really, really made me feel that if I believe and have faith ANYTHING is possible! Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart.”
“I wanted to thank you for such a great course. Those classes really inspired me to improve myself and my business. I can't thank you enough for the inspiration it gave me.”
“Awesome course!!! My leadership skills are taken to an all new level now thanks to SGT Ken! I am super motivated. Thanks for being such a huge motivator and inspiration.”
“16 years I have been certified and teaching and I still learned so much. Inspiration, knowledge, power and education is what Sgt. Ken instills. He is one of the best leaders I have come across.”
“Thank you for that amazing class! You brought new ideas to partner skills that I never would have attempted! Thank you again!!! You are an inspiration!!!”
"I received my Boot Camp Certification. WooHoo!!! Thanks to SGT Ken for challenging our minds and bodies!”
"I learned so many useful tools and ideas to set my business apart and had a great time doing it. I would definitely recommend this course and any course offered by Sgt Ken.”
"He provides a wealth of hands on practical skills, leadership skills and templates to run challenging but fun, dynamic Boot Camps to keep people motivated and coming back for more.”
“SGT Ken reminded us the power we hold as instructors to not just help others become more physically fit, but to really CONNECT with other people out there and use exercise as a way of EMPOWERING others to handle mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of their lives too. Thank you SGT Ken for inspiring me to be, not just a better instructor, but a better person as well.”
"The work you and your wife do is inspiring! Thank you for the work you do! As a new trainer in the industry it is wonderful to have such an incredible professional to look up to! Thank you again and I look forward to learning more!”
"The tools you have given me in Level 1 boot camp are invaluable! I can't thank you enough! I look forward to experiencing your influence again (it's contagious) and look forward to reporting for another duty in the future!”
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Choose the course that's right for you
SGT Ken's Boot Camp™ Instructor Certification
- Planning and Executing Functional Fitness Programs
- Creating Courses in Indoor and Outdoor Environments
- Circuit Fitness Training
- Military-Style Obstacle Courses
- Partner-Assisted Exercises
- Resiliency Training Techniques
- Fitness Tests and Individual Tracking Techniques
Earn up to 0.8 CECs (view agencies)
Starts Feb 1
SGT Ken® and Stephanie’s Fitness Business Basics™
- How to Run and Grow a Fitness Business
- Marketing Strategies
- Brand Development
- Effective Promotional Tools
- How to Develop Superior Customer Service
- Connection, Rapport and Relationship Building
- Fitness Business Law
Earn up to 0.8 CECs (view agencies)
Starts March 1