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Become a GMP Fitness® Certified Functional Training Specialist
Learn the science behind functional training and how to apply it. Assess fundamental movement, identify limitations and asymmetries, and be able to create conditioning plans with a wide variety of exercises that address both health and performance.
With your educational expertise as a Certified Functional Training Specialist, clients will experience less pain, be stronger, and move better. This will increase your client’s capability to build muscle, lose fat, and attain their personal goals.
The Functional Training Specialist Certification is designed with best practices to help you succeed with functional training exercises and programming to help keep clients motivated while they get fit. The knowledge you gain from the Functional Training Specialist Certification will help you work with clients in various settings. Learn more about the course objectives for the Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course.
What GMP Fitness® Level is a Certified Functional Training Specialist?
Stand Out and Gain Greater Recognition: The Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course provides you with a Level 2 Advanced Certification Credential Designation. This “Advanced” Specialization Credential will help set you apart and set you up with skills and abilities to help clients with functional training exercises and programming. TRANSFORM LIVES with a GMP Fitness® Advanced Specialist Certification Credential. An Accredited Holistic Sports and Wellness Certification that will deepen your knowledge and boost your resume.
How do I Become a Certified Functional Training Specialist?
To become a Certified Functional Training Specialist, you will need to complete each Certification Course included in the Bundle and pass 4 Final Exams.
What Courses are Included in the Functional Training Specialist Certification Bundle?
The 4 Courses in the Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course Bundle include the following:
• Core Training Specialist Certification Online Course
• Flexibility Training Specialist Certification Online Course
• Lower Ball Ball Specialist Certification Online Course
• Posture Analysis Specialist Certification Online Course
Note: If you have taken one of the courses in this bundle please contact GMP Fitness® before ordering.
What is the GMP Fitness® Quintuplet Credential Certification?
When you enroll in the GMP Fitness® Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course you qualify for the “GMP Fitness Quintuplet Credential Designations” with our Distinguished “Advanced Functional Training Specialist” Bundle Certificate Pack. Each time you pass a Final Exam you get a Certification Credential Certificate, For the Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course Bundle there are 4 different Professional Certification Credential Certificates and 1 Advanced Certification Credential Certificate. See “Credential Recognition” in the tabs for details.
Plus each time you complete a Final Exam you can also download a CEU/CEC Certificate. See “CEC/CEC” in the tabs for details.
How Long Will It Take to Complete the Functional Training Specialist Certification?
It all depends on how many hours you dedicate to learning the course materials each week. The Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course Bundle is about 30+ hours. If you were to commit to 3-4 hours a day you would complete the course in under 2 weeks.
Is the Functional Training Specialist Certification Online?
All 4 Courses for the Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course Bundle are completely online.
What are the GMP Fitness® Online Course Advantages?
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Tip Handout and/or Charts
✓ Amazing GMP Fitness® support—Our support is ready when you are.
✓ Study at your own pace. Take all the time you need to study and practice.
✓ No Extra or Added Fees – Everything is included in the price. “What You Get.”
How do the Advanced Holistic Sports and Fitness Online Courses Work?
✓ Enroll in the course.
✓ Download the course components.
✓ Complete any online lessons.
✓ Complete the online evaluation.
✓ Take the online final exam.
✓ Receive your Certificate.
✓ Go back to the extra assignments anytime you like and learn more.
How do the Advanced Holistic Sports and Fitness Online Courses Work?
✓ Open-book exam.
✓ No time limit to take.
✓ Take 4 Final Exams.
✓ Exam included in the price.
✓ No retake fees.
✓ Paper option.
✓ A passing grade is 80%.
✓ More Final Exam FAQS.
GMP Fitness® Advanced Holistic Fitness Online Course Accreditations and Approvals
Accreditations and Approvals for the Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course Bundle
The GMP Fitness® Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Course Bundle is fully Accredited and Approved by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM), the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP), the American Natural Wellness Practitioners Board (ANWPB), the American Association of Natural Wellness Coaches Board (AANWC), the American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners (AANWP), and the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board. More CEC/CEU Approvals.
When You Successfully Complete Any Nationally and Internationally Accreditated GMP Fitness® Advanced Holistic Sports and Fitness Certification Online Course:
1. YOU GET an Advanced “G” Specialist Certification Credential Designation.
2. YOU GET 4 Professional Specialist Certifications Credentials in addition to the Advanced Certification Credential.
3. YOU GET Valuable CECs/CEUs. You can achieve and fulfill continuing education hours in many professions. This Accredited Holistic Advanced Specialist Certification Course Credential is approved for up to 30 CECs/CEUs.
Functional Training Specialist Certification
Everyone can learn from this program. The Functional Training Specialist Certification Online Program is for anyone wanting to improve and advance their personal and professional growth and knowledge of a holistic healthy lifestyle.
It is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including certified health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, health educators, wellness program directors, medical exercise specialists, chiropractors, chiropractic assistants, sports coaches, recreational activity instructors, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, registered dietitians, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, registered nurses, certified nurse assistants, naturopaths, herbalists, physicians, osteopaths, and other allied health professionals.
GMP Big Advantage – Instant access – start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view them offline – so you are not confined to being online.
✓ All Course Books
✓ Supplemental Drills
✓ Training Plans and Programs
✓ Trainer and Client Charts
✓ Client Session Plan Collection
✓ Each course in the Functional Training Specialist Certification Course bundle includes supplementary materials (reading, activities, exercises, and/or links to other websites) to enhance the learning experience.
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Video Demos
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificates of Completion
Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
✓ There are NO FEES to keep your Credentials current
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ 24/7 access
If you’ve taken any of the courses in the Functional Training Specialist Certification Course Bundle please contact GMP Fitness (1-888-467-3488 or email email@example.com for pricing.
✓ Assess flexibility and posture.
✓ Examine core development for a functional, stable spine.
✓ Examine the importance of stretching.
✓ Describe how functional training is about movement, not equipment.
✓ Identify cross-training benefits to prevent injury.
✓ Evaluate how to improve base-level stability and mobility skills.
✓ Identify physical imbalances, limitations, and weaknesses.
✓ Demonstrate how to add functional movement patterns.
✓ Demonstrate simple exercises to strengthen weak points.
✓ Demonstrate functional training exercises for flexibility, core stability, balance, and strength.
CECs/CEUs, Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals GMP Fitness is internationally and nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations.
Fulfill Your CEC/CEU Requirements
The Functional Training Specialist Certification Course Bundle contains 4 different courses. Each time you complete a Course you will get CECs/CEUs. For most certification companies – the Entire Specialist Bundle Program will fulfill your CEC/CEU requirements.
✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—22
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—22
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—22
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—22
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—22
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—2.1
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—22
*National Academy of Sports Medicine—1.9 CEUs (for the bundle) but with a petition. GMP Fitness® will deduct $100 from your order or refund your order $100 to offset the petition fee which is a simple online process. After you pass the course you put in the name of the provider (GMP Fitness), the course hours (20+ hours which is 1.9 CEUs), and the date of completion, upload the certificate you receive for the course, and pay $25 for each course in the Bundle.
* The International Tennis Performance Association—IITPA
ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness®.
If you do not see your certification company in the list below (for example, NASM, ACE, NSCA, or others—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (or click here). The course may be pending approval, being considered for approval, or may need to be petitioned. You can email for a discount to offset the petition fee. We can also help with any information pertaining to the petition process that may be needed.
* Military discount 10% off. Please email us for the discount code.
✓American Natural Wellness Practitioners Board (ANWPB)—22
✓GMP Fitness is an internationally accredited and certified training provider by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
For all other professionals – including chiropractors, doctors, physical therapists, massage therapists, etc., please email email@example.com if you are interested in taking this course and receiving CEs.
Validation of Learning For Credit and Non-Credit
Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will be applied for certified professionals and others who request them. You will receive an electronic version of your Certificate, which can be printed for your records and also redeemed for CEUs/CECs. with your organization or school. The number of credits can be found on your Certificate. Also on the Certificate may be a provider number and the name of the organization or school.
Even if no credits are available from your organization or school, you may be able to download a Certificate. If not, a Certificate will be emailed to you.
→ 4 Different Certificates (these are downloadable CEC/CEU Certificates and included in the price).
Each time you complete a Course (4 in the Functional Training Specialist Certification Course Bundle) you will get up to 6 CECs/CEUs. For most certification companies – this Program will fulfill your CEC/CEU requirements.
Achievement Recognition Certificates
For the Achievement Recognition Certificates – Go to the “Credential Recognition” Tab. These Credentials are GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!
GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exams.
✓ You must pass the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.
✓ You can save your final exam if you cannot complete it in one sitting.
✓ Immediate grading and exam results.
✓ A CEU/CEC Certificate or a Certificate will be emailed to you.
✓ NO fees to take the exam–included in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the exam–included in the price.
✓ 4 exams – one for each Course in this bundle.
Your Reward For Excellence
These Certificate Credentials are GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!
→ Distinguished Achievement Recognition Credentials Certificate (Certificates will be emailed to you).
Display your Specialist Credentials with our Distinguished “Advanced Functional Training Specialist” Bundle Certificate Pack.
You get 1 Advanced Specialist Certificate plus 4 Professional Specialist Certificates:
→ Title: GMP Fitness® Certified Core Training Specialist
→ Title: GMP Fitness® Certified Flexibility Training Specialist
→ Title: GMP Fitness® Certified Lower Body Ball Specialist
→ Title: GMP Fitness® Certified Posture Analysis Specialist
→ Title: Certified Functional Training Specialist (Advanced Certificate)
Display your accomplishment
GMP Fitness® Certificates are earned credentials and rewarded recognition that can be displayed online – on social media, blogs, websites, or printed for use in a portfolio, resume, business cards, or framed and put on a wall. They are an indicator of accomplishment, added skills, and knowledge. They offer a way to share your new skills and abilities.
What does it take to become a Certified Functional Training Specialist?
To become a Certified Functional Training Specialist you will need to complete each course and pass 4 exams.
Keeping your Credentials Current
There are NO FEES to keep your Credentials current, but we do strongly encourage students to take further education. This will not only elevate your skills and fortify your knowledge, but it will also show your dedication and commitment to your clients and your profession.
Are all materials included in the course?
Yes. All required materials for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
When will I receive my Continuing Education Certificate (CECs/CEUs)?
→ Each time you pass a final exam you will receive a Certificate with up to 6 CECs/CEUs.
→ After you pass the final exam a CEU/CEC Certificate will emailed to you within 2 business days, but usually the day you pass the exam.
→ Required: (Coming Soon) In addition you will need to submit all required course documents to receive a CEU Certificate of Completion.
Note: CEU/CEC Certificates are available for you to download but they are not the updated certificates. It is better to wait for the certificate to be emailed to you.
→ Required: (Coming Soon) Individuals not wanting CEUs/CECs on successful completion of the final exam and submitting all required course documents will be emailed a Certificate of Completion.
→ The courses are individually accredited and exact CEUs/CECs will vary for each certification organization. Check each course for specific CEU/CEC for your certification organization.
How long do I have to complete the Functional Training Specialist Certification Bundle?
The time frame to complete the course is 3 months. If you cannot complete the course in 3 months please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will have 24/7 access to this course. You are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like. The length of time required to complete the course depends on the individual’s dedication and available time to study.
Advanced (A) Course Prerequisites
Just One Prerequisite … To qualify to take any of the GMP Fitness courses you must be at least 18 years of age. See our FAQs for more information.
Customer Course Support
As part of the GMP Fitness® commitment to customer service, you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at email@example.com or call 888-467-3488.
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