Balance Training Certification Reviews

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Use the reviewer feedback captured below to help you when making a decision when purchasing the Balance Training Certification program. Also, you can learn how personal trainers and other health and fitness professionals are using new training techniques and skills they learned from the Balance Training Specialist Certification course with their clients.


Specific exercises for balance training. I will use it with my clients over age 50. – Sabina Mauro, ACE Certified Professional  


Verification of current knowledge along with ideas for balance progressions. Incorporate in current balance classes, use to educate new trainer on the team. The Balance Training Specialist Certification course is very easy to follow. I appreciated large print. Great pictures. – Lynn Glaeser, AFPA Certified Professional   


Smart progressions for all ages and abilities. I will use progressions and tool suggestions with PT clients and members at my gym. – Timothy Bowers, NETA Certified Professional


Balance progression is very important to include in any training program. Increase the balance challenges for clients using a variety of equipment and varied use of the upper and lower body, vision and hearing challenges, and changes in proprioception. – Janet Ellen Hagent, ACE Certified Professional


New and creative ways to challenge my clients by adding balance tools. Will now include balance training for all my clients.” – Jenine Powell, WITS Certified Professional


Benefits of barefoot training. Include balance exercises during sessions. – Danielle Gann, ACE Certified Professional  


The Balance Training Specialist Certification course provides clear balance progression plans for all different clients. Incorporating the exercises and progressions. Also, very well planned and simple to understand. – Tina Catron, AFPA Certified Professional


The Balance Training Specialist Certification course provides great information about balance, training techniques to improve balance. Useful for working with older clients and clients recovering from injury. I very much enjoyed learning about barefoot training, the information provided was easy to follow and comprehensive. – Amelia Rose Tibert, WITS Certified Professional


I gained a wide variety of knowledge from a beginner level to an advanced level of training for all clients from the Balance Training Specialist Certification course. Furthermore, there was plenty of materials for modifications if necessary. I will continue and look forward to more GMP fitness programs to study. Thank you, GMP. I’m studying this course for my own knowledge and to help my friends. I believe in basics and fundamentals when it comes to exercise for a daily lifestyle or for an injury.I’m currently taking the necessary credits to keep up my fitness training certification and chose this course to understand how to apply the appropriate balance techniques. I’ve used the GMP fitness courses before and they made it easy to comprehend.i enjoy learning and found these courses beneficial for myself and friends in need. – Margaret Russo, ACE Certified Professional


I work with primarily “special needs” population. Balance is essential to their training..good course to broaden my knowledge. Love this “style” “Type” of training as opposed to signing on to take an online course. Love being able to work on my own at my own pace. – Cathy Cawlfield, WITS Certified Professional


I have identified and learned new ways to use balance progression as part of an exercise routine and daily training regiments for my clients as well as myself. I will utilize the material that I have learned on balance progression in my daily work as a trainer in order to help better my clients workout experience. I will also utilize this in my own exercise regiment. It was fantastic. I learned a lot and I look forward to applying the Balance Training Specialist Certification course material that I learned in my daily work. – Stephanie Trautmann,, AFPA Certified Professional


I teach clients with Parkinson’s disease, so this course has given me a greater knowledge of different types of exercises for balance. I plan on incorporating many new balance exercises in my class Delay the Disease for Parkinson’s clients. I can apply by incorporating the exercises in my class and also the ability to explain to my clients exactly what impairs balance, and ways to improve balance. I feel confident that I will be able to introduce a class at our YMCA to help individuals improve their balance. I would recommend this class to other fitness instructors. – Maureen Rosidivito, WITS Certified Professional


Helpful techniques for improving balance. Will apply the assessments. – Jenni Masse, ACE Certified Professional


I learned a lot of information I can use with my older clients. I have already been using content with my older clients who are losing your balance. – Gina Pecori, ACE Certified Personal Trainer


Better knowledge on what effects our balance and new ideas to share with clients. Utilizing new exercise ideas. – Jill Strandberg, ACE Certified Personal Trainer


The balance training applications for the more advanced athlete/trainee were delightfully new ideas. Also, the progression list of which balance training tools are more advanced than others is very helpful, and will be referred to often, This information will be referred to quite often. – Landon Harris, CI Certified Professional


I’ve learned how important balance is to everyone! I will be mixing components of this curriculum with all my clients from my MMA fighter to my senior clients!  Otto L. Lecuona Jr., WITS Certified Professional


I have gained some much knowledge from this course, can’t wait to applied it to my clients. I will applied this in the beginning phrase of my client program. I would recommend this course to any professional who really wants to have an impact on his client life.  Delmar Carey, ACE Certified Professional


TheThe Balance Training Specialist Certification course provides excellent plans to use with my clients. Professional handouts to give to client to take home step by step progression and measurements I will use during my assessments with the clients as health comes before exercise. I will also integrate it into my work out for variety and something fun. Excellent, would highly recommend it.  Florence O Meara, ACE Certified Personal Trainer


The The Balance Training Specialist Certification course hasreally helped me look at new ways I can incorporate more balance techniques and progressions into my client’s routines. I look forward to sharing this knowledge with some of our older active adults and also working on some balance workshops for my clients. This is a great course. I love that we have a workbook right at our fingertips to use with clients.  Mary S. Hoadley, AFPA Certified Professional


A wealth of balance exercises to use when training my clients. I recommend this fabulous course to anyone who teaches others to work out, especially to those who guide older clients! I will refer to the detailed exercises and progressions to design exercise programs that are tailored to meet each client’s balance needs and that are fun and varied.  Michele Psoras, WITS Certified Professional


This course was very informative and was well presented. I would highly recommend it to my colleagues. It reiterated the importance of having good balance. It also provided me with great information/exercises that I can use both personally and with clients to improve balance.  Judith Morosky, WITS Certified Professional


Learned proper progression techniques. Will apply proper progression techniques as each level is mastered fully. Material easy to follow. Overall is well-written.  Charris Escobar, WITS Certified Professional


A greater understanding of balance. I will use it in the Balance classes that I teach at the Historic Chamberlin in Fort Monroe, Va!! I am very excited for this info!! Using it today in my class! Thanks!  Nancy Sue Rose, ACE Certified Professional


I have a greater appreciation for balance training! I learned many new exercises and the proper progressions for teaching those exercises. I am a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer, so I will share these new ideas with my clients. Great course!!!  Tara Bartolain, AFPA Certified Personal Trainer


I have learned a lot about balance that could greatly benefit my clients while they are training. Balance is something that can be applied to every aspect of ones life. I will certainly work on my clients balance more, as well as inform them of the many benefits of having and working on great balance.  Rebecca Kohberger, WITS Certified Professional


I have a better understanding on how to train my clients. I run fall prevention exercise and balance programs for older adults and this course has prepared me to give them the best service possible when it comes to balance.  Kelin Clement, SFA Certified Professional


I have a greater appreciation for balance training! I learned many new exercises and the proper progressions for teaching those exercises. I am a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer, so I will share these new ideas with my clients. Great course!!!  Tara Bartolain, AFPA Certified Professional


New Approaches for training balance to my clients.  Robert LoFaso, WITS Certified Professional


A greater knowledge of balance and how to improve it. Use ideas for camp. Easy to follow!  Brian Callahan, ACE Certified Professional


I will be able to provide my clients with better information to gain better balance. Many of the exercises in the course materials will now be included in my exercise classes. Great information that is easy to follow and apply!  Stacey Blackard, SFA Certified Professional


A complete reference guide for various balance activities.  Nancy K. Stover, NETA Certified Professional


Excellent training CD. Proper balance knowledge/training skills for all ages and all levels. By incorporating balance and gait work into clients routines.  Sherry Stoner, ACE Certified Professional


Great new balance exercises.  Grace Power, ACE/ACSM Certified Professional


A greater understanding of balance work. I will include more balance training into my regiment with clientele.  Caitlin Redding, ACE Certified Professional


Enhanced personal physical fitness education. Train new hires. Excellent course and instructor. Easy to follow.  Joel Granata, ACE Certified Professional


A good knowledge of what controls balance in the Balance Progressions Specialist course. Easy exercises to do with my clients and progressions. I work with Seniors mainly and already to do some balance exercises with them. Now after taking the class I have a better understanding of how balance works and what to look for in assessing for problems. I will incorporate the progressions I have learned. I found it to be very helpful and full of knowledge. It was done in an easy to learn outline.  Deborah Pandolfo, AFPA Certified Professional


A good foundation on how to assess a client’s balance along with training guidelines including progressions. Tool utilization. I will use the material as needed according to the needs and age of clients. I was enlightened with the dynamics of balance that I learned. Great tool for personal trainers to incorporate for clients of different age groups.  Adele Sandi Brown, ACE Certified Professional


I have learned how important specific progressions are. I will use with all my clients, integrating balance work in every training session.  Ellen Wragge, ACE Certified Professional


The course provided me with ideas on how to implement additional balance tools with my mature and balance challenged clients. This course provided me with fresh exercises and ideas I can use immediately (I will use with two clients tomorrow) in order to continue to improve their unilateral strength & balance.  Tresa Anderson, AFPA Certified Professional


I have gained useful exercises to expand my personal training with adults. I will use it to access my clients and their balance abilities.  Judy Rinsler, AFPA Certified Professional


I have gained confidence and knowledge to teach my clients progressive movements, to gain balance and strength. I will apply the content of this course, to create a progressive program, to improve my bones and balance class at the studio I teach at. I will be able to help them progress from basic to advanced exercises in a safe and effective way. I will start with basic movements, and advance to a more challenging ones, using the equipment in the studio, to create a program for my beginners and advanced clients. This course was very helpful at outlining each exercise from the basic to advanced. It gave me a better understanding on ways to help my clients progress.  Marna Rowley, AFPA Certified Professional


This course is extremely well planned. It is put together in a very logical sequence of chapters. It clearly illustrates each point being made. Presented is logical progression of the exercises. The photos are very good illustrations of what should be accomplished with the material presented in each section. Clear and concise definitions are given for the terms used in the course.  Carol A. Witham, ACE Certified Trainer


I gained more resources to increase balance awareness and injury prevention into my training. Daily workouts and warmups to progress balance in their functional movement. Great way to take a course while working and having a very busy life.  Gary Lang, NASM Certified Trainer


I gained a diverse set of exercises for balance for my Senior Limber Up Class. Folks in my class ages from 55-94 will benefit from these skill sets to improve their balance.  Lynn A. Flint, American Sports and Fitness, Senior Fitness Instructor Certified Trainer


List of exercises. Will use it in class. Good course.  Cecilia Shomaker, ACE Certified Professional


Better understanding of what controls balance and knowledge to assess clients and develop a progressive training program to improve static balance. I will concentrate on perfecting the routines on myself first.  Bruce W. Wood, AFPA Certified Professional


I gained balance progressions and every client can use better balance.  Shelia Vines, WITS Certified Professional


A better understanding of progressions with balance. I will integrate it into a) working with elderly clients from a simple level and b) add it into the workouts of my current clients who need extra in their using of props.  Heather Alaine Meyer, AFPA Certified Professional


The course helped me create a sensible and progressive program for my clients who have a variety of functional levels. The assessment techniques will allow me to determine where to start with a client based on their current functional levels.   Flo Radke, AFPA Certified Professional


I gained a greater knowledge and understanding of balance concepts. I will have my clients do more balance exercises and with more variety. Very well laid out program throughout the book.  John Moscai, WITS Certified Professional


Progression knowledge. Love the suggestions for progression.  Tisha Polsinelli, NETA Certified Professional


More knowledge on balance and how to design and apply the techniques. I will either incorporate it a resistance workout or lay a workout that will solely work with a client on balance. I felt there were ideas in the book that I hadn’t thought of or seen.  Loretta Lamb, AFPA Certified Professional


Clear progressions for balance from floor assisted to balancing devices with isolation exercises. Integrate appropriate challenges for clients during their trainings.  Letitia Stewart, ACE Certified Professional


More ideas to progress the training. I teach Silver Sneakers and they can benefit from the chair exercises indicated.  Jennifer Gallagher, ACE Certified Professional


I liked the progression of the balance challenges. I work with elderly clients, I liked the various tools used to challenge balance, as well as the progression of exercises.  Alejandra H Prill, ACE Certified Professional


I work with a client who had a stroke the balance progression has been helpful I work with Parkinsons clients and it all helps.  Phil Krohn, ACE Certified Professional


This course gave me new ways to progress my clients to increase their ability to balance.  I work with an older population and with people who have Parkinson’s Disease. Balance is a very serious issue with both groups. The lessons I have learned will give me new methods of working on their balance. I find GMP courses well organized, logical, easy to follow, very complete and highly useful in my practice.  Carol Witham, ACE Certified Professional


Excellent fundamental balance progression this will be excellent training for 1 of my  clients you have a spinal cord injury.  Fenlynn A. Valaes, ACE Certified Professional


A more in-depth knowledge and alternate perspective of balance. I work as the Wellness Director for Assisted and Independent Living and Nursing Home facility  it’s very applicable. Great course.  Katie Bielefeld, ACE Certified Professional


Learning progressions with balance work. I will use the progression techniques given.  Linda Pomeroy, ACE Certified Professional


I strong understanding of the importance of balance. I would love to work with older clients and develop balance with them.  Cody Rainey, ACE Certified Professional


It reinforced the need for proper balance with all of my clients. I will now incorporate balance exercises with all of my clients not just the older ones. This course has a lot of great information!  Dawn M Jackson, WITS Certified Professional


I have suggestions for my massage clients. It’ll helps in my personal fitness and massage clients. I thoroughly enjoyed it, thanks!!!  Emmanuela Nazario, WITS Certified Professional


I gained insights into balance training and I will develop balance program for seniors.  Michael J Finnegan, WITS Certified Professional


It gave me some basic balance exercises that I can use for beginners. I have a new client…..an 87 year old woman who wants to improve ADL’s as well as prevent falls.  Rhonda Markman, ACE Certified Professional


A greater understanding of balance work. I will include more balance training into my regiment with clientele.  Caitlin Redding, ACE Certified Professional


Good refresher of the importance of balance and coordination. I will personally be more proactive about active balance conditioning.  Steven White, ACE Certified Professional


I teach a balance class. I learned how to develop progressions into the various balance positions. I will use the progressions to make the balance class more challenging to the participants. I thought the balance specialist course was very good and helpful. George Latta, ACE Certified Professional


Better understanding of balance progression training. I teach yoga and will use the techniques in this course in my yoga class.  Diana Volquardsen, ACE Certified Professional


Ideas for classes and to my programs.  Kali Schlieman, ACE Certified Professional


I have learned many different balance techniques. I will train my clients with what I have learned from this course.  Dana Bergna, WITS Certified Professional


A greater understanding of how to develop exercises that will improve my students balance. I work with ‘baby boomers’ and seniors and having this added specialty will improve my classes. This is my second GMP Fitness Course and I will continue to use Gina’s company. It is a well-spring of great information for the fitness instructor.  Knan Lee, WITS Certified Professional


This course not only helped me review some basic material as a CPT, but also gave me new tips for training people for improved balance. I will incorporate the progressive use of balance equipment in all my clients, not just older ones.  Theresa Mihalopoulos, WITS Certified Professional


I have a better understanding of how important it is to start working on balance exercises at an earlier age and to continue challenging our balance as we age. I will use the evaluation exercises when I do assessments on new and existing clients. I really like how the content was organized and gave an example of the exercises.  Amy Belvo, WITS Certified Professional


This course with all the well organized guidelines and exercises gives any trainer the ability to widen their training approach. The course provides exercises, progressions and the tools to use so any trainer can offer a multitude of safe and sound exercises to aide any client no matter their fitness level.  Cassandra Henkiel, ACE Certified Professional


I currently teach balance workshops and fitness classes for older adults. This was excellent material that I will be able to incorporate into my classes. I also look forward to working one on one with clients to improve their balance. Thanks for the wonderful program.  Barbara V. Jarrell, WITS Certified Professional


Gained great knowledge of the importance of balance. I find it helpful to young and older clients. Glad I took this course. I purchased a ladder , cones, foam rollers, etc. to incorporate the balance training aspect to each workout. Found it very easy to follow.  Debbie Garrity, ACE Certified Professional


I have learned more effective and sound balance training concepts to apply to my classes which include older adults and cancer survivors. I have already incorporated this curriculum into my abs, back and buns class as well as LIVESTRONG at the YMCA. This is a very organized, well planned curriculum.  Patti Reslock, ACE Certified Professional


I like the progression. It was laid out well and gave all possible ways to increase difficulty. Loved the barefoot training. I will add it to my clients routine. I enjoyed it.  Leah Powell, ACE Certified Professional


The knowledge to correctly progress my clients’ balance programs. Implementing these exercises with clients.  Salvador Espinoza, NASM Certified Professional


Very convenient! I have gained a renewed dedication to the basics regarding balance and core training. I will be incorporating the techniques from this course on an ongoing basis.  Kimberly Hawke, WITS Certified Professional


I’ve learned how important balance is to everyone! I will be mixing components of this curriculum with all my clients from my MMA fighter to my senior clients!  Otto L. Lecuona Jr., WITS Certified Professional


I have learned a progressive way to help my clients gain balance in their everyday lives. I will be starting off my clients slow and working them through the levels.  Frederick Bower


Ideas to apply in my work. Improving my existing exercises for tango dancers.  Elizabeth Tambasco


Greater knowledge of the importance of balance training as a foundation. This is my 3rd course with GMP. I will recommended to my trainers.  Pamela Mayer, ACE Certified Professional


Additional Balance assessment tests as well as knowledge of additional tools for using with my balance compromised clients. I will put these ideas into practice.  Christine Thomas, ACSM Certified Professional


Additional knowledge to be used for my elderly and golf clients. I am a golf conditioning coach and find the Balance Progressions Specialist course very helpful to my golf fitness clients. Easy to follow.  Rebecca Byrket, ACE Certified Professional


As a Gymnastics Instructor this course has helped me develop new training programs for my athletes that can help them develop as an individual and in the sport as well. The course was easy to understand and well organized.  Krystal M. Cruz Mártir


I gained new ideas, confidence, and a sense of pride. I will apply the content of this continuing education course to teaching my classes. Well presented with a sense of fun.  Joyce Scott, ACE Certified Professional


As a balance instructor the course gave me new tools and information to use in my classes. As an instructor, learning New makes me a better teacher! Expands my balance knowledge and will make me a better instructor and my students/clients safer, more aware of body/balance and safety so they become more comfortable in their daily lives. Great info——Thanks!  Barbara Gentle, AFPA Certified Professional


I gained an ability to work with clients who lack balance from the  course. Use it in beginning programs and more advanced athletes.  Edward Hight, ACE Certified Professional


I gained information that balance is controlled by Vestibular, Vision and Proprioception from the Balance Progressions Specialist Course. Each can be improved by preforming specific exercises and correct training progression. Everyone can benefit from balance training! I teach a class titled, Body Maintenance and Repair for seniors. I will include balance exercises in my class. Knowing the correct progression is critical with this population to ensure a safe training session.  Jemetta Hunt, ACE Certified Professional


I gained an education on balance and the different exercises that require balance. Was informed of the importance of posture and other things i wasn’t aware that balance had a lot to do with. I plan on moving forward as a personal trainer and of course balance and the proper way to move your body or how to hold a position is vital to the exercises you do, if you want to do it the right way. I would highly recommend.  Ashley Summer Kern, AFPA Certified Professional


Very convenient! I have gained a renewed dedication to the basics regarding balance and core training. I will be incorporating the techniques from this course on an ongoing basis.  Kimberly Hawke, WITS Certified Professional

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