Athletic Performance Specialist

Athletic Performance Specialist

25 CECs/CEUs Per Course (3 in Bundle) – See Below

The Athletic Performance Specialist Certification provides exceptional training techniques to achieve speed, agility, quickness, explosive power, energy efficiency and athleticism.



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Athletic Performance Specialist

Gain practical experience on how to activate and energize the neuromuscular system to elicit maximum power. Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to master plyometric exercises, reactivity, rotary power, balance, acceleration and deceleration drills, rapid quickness and speed and conditioning.

Plus this comprehensive athletic development certification course covers core strength exercises, running mechanics, lateral and linear speed training and static and dynamic flexibility drills.

The Athletic Performance Specialist Certification is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including certified health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, wellness program directors, medical exercise specialists, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, golf teaching professionals, soccer and other sports coaches, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, registered dietitians, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, registered nurses, physicians, osteopaths and other and allied health professionals.

This Master Specialist Bundle Program contains 3 different courses. Each time you complete a course you will get up to 25 CECs/CEUs.  For most certification companies – each course will fulfill your CEC/CEU requirements.

✓ GCAQ Specialist Credential
✓ No Credential Renewal Fees
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ Full Lifetime Access – 24/7
✓ No Extra or Added Fees

✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts


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Athletic Performance Specialist

Below are the Specialist Courses in this Bundle.

Athletic Assessment and Agility Specialist (XP1) > Learn More

  • Athletic Performance Testing
  • Improving Agility Techniques
  • Visual acuity techniques
  • Overspeed training techniques

Athletic Speed and Agility Specialist (XP2) > Learn More

  • Agility Training For Athletic Performance
  • Athletic Reaction, Coordination and Change of Direction Quickness
  • Speed and Acceleration Techniques
  • Speed Training and Psychology

Athletic Plyometric and Power Specialist (XP3) > Learn More

  • Becoming Agile
  • Athletic Dance Training
  • Plyometric Training Techniques to Enhance Performance
  • Warm-Up and Cool Down Stretching

GMP Big Advantage –Learning Format – Online 💻
Instant access – start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view offline – so you are not confined to be online.

Downloadable Components
✓ 3 Specialist Programs
✓ Course Manuals
✓ Course Lesson Plan

✓ Course Activity Workbooks
✓ Course Notes Documents
Bonus 1: Athletic Training Charts
✓ Bonus 2: Athletic Resources
Bonus 3: Training Plan Templates
Bonus 4: Client Handouts
Bonus 5Group Fitness Class Plans

Online Components
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion

Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
NO FEES to keep your Credential current

And More
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ Lifetime—24/7 Access

Get a six step plan that is accessible, reproducible in practice and meshes intelligently with any rehabilitation program or training method.

1. Assessment Process. Determine strengths and weaknesses.
2. Movement Analysis. Optimize action and position.
3. Muscle Contraction. Build slow controlled movements.
4Safety Methods. Safely cue and instruct exercise protocols.
5. Dynamic Body Workout. Reinforce foundational and advanced training.
6. Key Education Takeaways. Communicate simple learnable information.

Plus get a completely new way to deliver specialized training solutions that provide a completely unique and unparalleled client fitness experience.

1. Metabolic Movement. Fat burning/dynamic workouts.
2. Active Aging. An athletic, low-impact training approach.
3. Body Perception. Awareness activities and exercises.
4. Targeted. Structured routines.
5. Functional. Cardiovascular, strength and balance conditioning.
6. Varied. Multi-sensory workouts.
7. Peak Performance. Intricate program options.
8. Power Sequences. Centered and connected movement.
9. Athletic Edge. Techniques with a specific benefit for athletes.


  • Established Methods. Employ your expanded skills and merge performance assessment results with innovative instruction and training protocols.
  • Seamless Integration. Easily apply the conditioning approaches to your current training system.
  • Train Athletes. Apply your broadened knowledge with Middle School, High School, Collegiate and Professional Athletes.
  • Career Advancement. Further develop and grow your career. Work with all individuals at any performance level, in any sport, one-on-one, in a small group setting or with the whole team.
  • Stand Out. Use the training techniques with your coaching programs to retain more clients.
  • Earn More. Specialized work often pays more.

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email (or click here). The course may be pending approval.

Special Note
This Master Specialist Bundle Program contains 3 different courses. Each time you complete a Course you will get up to 25 CECs/CEUs. For most certification companies – each Course will fulfill your CEC/CEU requirements.

✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—25
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—25
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—25
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA—25*
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—25
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA—2.5*—see the special notes below
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—25
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—2,5
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—25

* If you do not see your certification company – listed above please email for a special discount to offset the petition fee.
* Military discount 10% off – please email for the coupon.
*NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association)—accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, There MAY be a petition fee.
*ITPA (The International Tennis Performance Association)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ 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.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.
✓ NO fees to take the examincluded in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the examincluded in the price.
✓ 3 exams – one for each Course in this bundle.

Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals. You will receive an electronic version of your Certificate, which can be printed for your records and also redeemed for CEUs/CECs. The provider number and number of credits can be found on your Certificate and redeemed on the provider’s website. Each time you complete a Course (3 in this Bundle) you will get up to 25 CECs/CEUs. For most certification companies – each Course will fulfill your CEC/CEU requirements.

Your Reward For Excellence
→ Athletic (XP1, XP2, XP3) Certificates – these are downloadable CEC/CEU Certificates – included with the price of the Course. Each time you pass a final exam you will receive a Certificate with up to 25 CECs/CEUs.

Optional Purchase—Distinguished Achievement Recognition Certificates (mailed)
Show off your Specialist Credentials with our Distinguished “Master Athletic Performance Specialist” Bundle Certificate Pack. You get 1 Master Specialist Certificate plus 3 XP Elite Specialist Certificates:
→ Athletic Assessment and Agility Specialist
→ Athletic Speed and Agility Specialist
→ Athletic Plyometric and Power Specialist

These Certificate Credentials are GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!

What does it take to be Master?
To become a Master Athletic Performance Specialist, you will need to complete each course and the collaborative assessment tools and pass 3 exams – each exam has 50-questions.

Do I have to complete the Courses in order?
This powerful Specialist Credential program is broken up into three Courses that are designed to help you move forward to acquire the entire Ultimate Master Specialist Credential. It is not required that you complete the Courses in order. While we recommend a specific order, all Courses are interlinked to provide a consistent body of knowledge and at the same time offer unique material that can be taken in any order.

Keeping your Credential Current
There are NO FEES to keep your Credential 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.

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 25 CECs/CEUs. This will be available for you to download.  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 access to the Specialist Curriculum?
You will have lifetime access to this Specialization Program. There are no time limits or constrictions in this course and you are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like.

How long does it take to complete the Course?
There is no time limit to complete the course, but we do recommend that you complete the Specialist Course within 1 year after registration. The length of time required to complete a specific program depends on the individuals’ dedication and available time to study.

Master (M) Course Prerequisites
While anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the educational content included in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a few of things for the Master Specialist Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• A background in fitness equipment and exercises.
Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals and other health professionals.

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 or call 1-888-467-3488.

Athletic Performance Specialist Testimonials

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  • 5

    Your go to, allinclusive kit for coaching competitive athletes who are ready to go to the next level. Excellent drills, skills and challenge ideas. Activities add interest and vibrancy to the workouts of your athletes.

    This is your go to, all inclusive kit for coaching competitive athletes who are ...Read More

  • 5

    New information on the subjects of Athletic Performance. I teach boot camp to beginners and kids and this course is very helpful on ideas.

    Lots of information that I was interested in knowing.

    I will use it everyday with myself and clients in training.

    I like how the information is presented.

  • 5

    GMP Fitness provides very comprehensive and clear learning no matter what the course is. I have taken four of their courses and have yet to be disappointed. It is obvious that each course is well thought out, researched and planned before it is put together. The courses are easy to follow with logic ...Read More

  • 5

    This is a good program for coaches, athletes and personal trainers looking for great exercises for their teams or clients or themselves to improve agility, balance and coordination. The sports specific exercises make it especially applicable to soccer, basketball and even racket sports coaches and a ...Read More

  • 5

    Great solid training building blocks to further any clients fitness program at any fitness level and/or client population. Great for any trainers use at any level of experience or expertise.

    This is a complete course for any trainer/coach to better assist any client/athlete to a more well rounded c ...Read More

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