Balance Progressions Specialist

Balance Progressions Specialist

6 CECs/CEUs – See Below

The Balance Progressions Specialist Certification provides a foundation on how to assess balance along with training guidelines including progressions.



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Balance Progressions Specialist

Balance training is essential for athletes and non-athletes. In this step-by-step course bring more diversity and challenge to group or personal training sessions with over 100 static balance training drills and progressions.

The course is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including personal trainers, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, nurses, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, physicians, osteopaths and other allied health professionals.

✓ 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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Balance Progressions Specialist

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Downloadable Components
✓ Course Book
✓ Balance Assessment Charts
✓ Balance Progressions Charts
✓ Client Session Plan Collection
✓ Training Plans & Programs
✓ Trainer & Client Charts
✓ Resource Articles & Videos

Online Components
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion

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

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

Related Course Options
✓ Downloadable Course Workbook (140 pages) – Optional Purchase
The Course Workbook is designed to help you present your results, check your understanding of the material and reinforce important topics from the course. This learning tool is full of descriptions and demonstrations of the techniques discussed in the course. It will help you retain the course information better and prepare you for the exam.

✓ Home Study Course CD with ALL Printable PDF’s – Optional Purchase

Note: You will have an opportunity to purchase these items in the secured area of the GMP Fitness Online Learning Platform after you buy the course. Shipped by FedEx or USPS. Shipping charges may apply.

Describe foundational balance training.
Define proprioception.
Define what controls balance.
Examine barefoot training benefits.
List 15 balance training tools.
Define six ways to make balance exercises more progressive.
Demonstrate expertise to choose the right equipment and exercises.
List 15 balance training guidelines.
Apply proprioceptive awareness with effective warm-ups.
Practice how to build a stable foundation.
Apply safe balance progression routines.
Apply suitable cues to balance exercise techniques.
Demonstrate effective warm-ups to enhance balance and movement.

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.

✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—0.6
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—6
✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—6
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—6
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—6
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—6
✓ International Tennis Performance Association*—ITPA—6
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—6
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—6
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—3
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—6
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA—6
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—1.25
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—6
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—6
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—0.6
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—6

ACE (American Council on Exercise)—If you are an ACE Certified Professional and would like to earn CECs for this course please email or call GMP Fitness to find out if this course is going through the approval process.
*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 Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Automatic certificate generation.
3. Download your CEC/CEU Certificate.

Your Reward For Excellence
→ Balance Progressions Specialist Certificate upon successful completion of the exam (This is a downloadable CEC/CEU Certificate – included with the price of the Course)

Optional Purchase—Distinguished Achievement Recognition Certificate (mailed)
Show off your Specialist Credential with our Distinguished “Professional Balance Progressions Specialist” Certificate.

What does it take to become a Professional Specialist?
You will need to complete the course and pass the final exam.

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)?
When you pass the final exam you will receive your CEC/CEU Certificate. This will be available for you to download.

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.

Professional (P) 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.
Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or 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 888-467-3488.

Balance Progressions Specialist Testimonials

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Balance Progressions Specialist Study Material Course Options

Balance Progressions Workbook

✓ Printed Course Workbook (140 pages) - Optional purchase. The Expanded Course Workbook (not on the CD) is designed to help you present your results, check your understanding of the material and reinforce important topics from the course. This learning tool is full of descriptions and demonstrations of the techniques discussed in the course. It will help you retain the course information better and prepare you for the exam.

The workbook really helped me understand the subject better. - Chaitra Chandrashekar, ACE-Certified Professional I processed the course better by using the follow along workbook - Steve Lutes, ACE Certified Professional ✓ The Balance Progressions Specialist CD Includes: - Balance Progressions Specialist Manual (PDF on CD - can be printed) - Balance Progressions Specialist Abridged Workbook (PDF on CD - can be printed) - Balance Progressions Specialist Trainer & Client Charts (PDFs on the CD - can be printed)

Note: You can add these to your cart after you select the online course. Shipped by Fedex or USPS. Shipping charges will apply.

Balance Progressions Specialist ObjectivesBalance Progressions

✓ Provide an entry-level understanding of balance training. ✓ Define and understand “proprioception.” ✓ Discover what controls balance. ✓ Learn the basics of proprioception training. ✓ Examine the benefits of barefoot training. ✓ Amplify knowledge of balance training tools. ✓ Learn how to make traditional balance exercises more progressive ✓ Expand your knowledge in making smart equipment and exercise choices ✓ Enhance proprioceptive awareness with effective warm-ups. ✓ Learn how to build a more stable foundation for individual client development. ✓ Amplify knowledge of basic balance training guidelines. ✓ Gain knowledge of static balance progressions. ✓ Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper balance technique. ✓ Learn Balance Progression training to help your clients condition their bodies to perform at their best.

Balance Progressions Ratings 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 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   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   Balance Progressions More Ratings


The Balance Progressions Specialist course is included in our Sports Conditioning Specialist Bundle. GMP Fitness Credential Specialist Bundles are a combination of G Level 1 Specialist Courses and are an excellent way to acquire a package of Specialist Credential Programs at a discounted price, gain 20+ CECs/CEUS and earn Multiple Speciality Certificate Credentials - GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!! Click here to learn how you can Become a GMP Fitness Sports Conditioning Specialist »

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  • 4

    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.

  • 4

    Greater range of exercise methods to employ with groups. A concentration in balance and strength for aging groups.

  • 4

    Better knowledge on what effects our balance and new ideas to share with clients. Utilizing new exercise ideas.

  • 5

    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.

  • 5

    Helpful techniques for improving balance. Will apply the assessments

  • 5

    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 ...Read More

  • 5

    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 work ...Read More

  • 5

    This course has given me insights and practical applications to assess and address stabilization imbalances and weaknesses in my clients and with my students. I work as a corrective posture and exercise therapist and have been specializing in pain management through bodywork and stretching for many ...Read More

  • 5

    To know and show clients that balance is the foundation of their stability. To show clients that there are exercises that can help them maintain their balance. It is a wonderful course!!

  • 5

    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!

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