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Core Training provides the body with a working foundation. A systematic approach will help increase athletic performance, prevent the incidence of lower back injury and pain, ensure efficient and functional movement patterns and correct posture. This Course will help advance the learning for fitness professionals with an emphasis in Core Training Specialist. It allows you to take a beginner through the training process by breaking down moves to their simplest forms to establish core strength. Then use the progressive exercise ball techniques and positioning for your more advanced clients. The Core Training Specialist Course will help you expand your marketability to fitness individuals who need to strengthen their core and also help elevate your business and build your clientele.
Core Training Specialist
GMP Big Advantage – Instant access – dive in and start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view offline – so you are not confined to be online.
✓ Course Book
✓ Core Handouts
✓ Core Exercise Charts
✓ Training Plans and Programs
✓ Trainer and Client Charts
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Video Demos
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion
Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ After successful completion of the exam, you will earn the Professional Designation of Core Training Specialist on your certificate
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire and there are NO FEES to keep your Credential current
✓ Unlimited Final Exam Retakes
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ All of our online courses have Lifetime—24/7 access to complete
Related Course Options
✓ The Course DVD (video clips) and CD (with ALL Printable PDFs) – Optional Purchase
✓ Downloadable or Printed Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The 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.
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.
• Discover and learn an entry level understanding of core training.
• Learn to teach your clients how to effectively recruit the trunk musculature and control the position of the lumbar spine.
• Discover how to start with the basics and then add equipment when clients are able to properly engage the transverses and pelvic floor musculature.
• Review the muscles involved and the fundamentals of core training.
• Amplify knowledge of core training exercises in preparation for dynamic core movements.
• Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper exercise technique.
• Discover how to help preserve and improve your clients’ core strength and flexibility to help them have a more active and healthy life.
• Enhance knowledge of the benefits of using the G Ball (a.k.a. Stability Ball) to improve core strength.
• Review guidelines when using the G Ball to progress core stability.
• Understand how to conduct safe core training routines.
• Find out beneficial tips to share with clients for a stronger core.
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 email@example.com (or click here). The course may be pending approval.
✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—0.6
✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—0.6
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—6
✓ Athletics and Fitness Association of America—AFAA—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 Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—0.6
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—6
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—3
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—0.6
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—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
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ Online exam instructions.
✓ 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 test results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.
3 Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Automatic certificate generation.
3. Download your CEC/CEU Certificate.
Do I get continuing education credits?
You will receive CEUs/CECs credit after you pass the final exam.
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 program 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-467-3488.
Core Training Specialist Testimonials
Amanda Ricci, ACSM Certified Professional
Anthony Fox, WITS Certified Professional
Alexandra Bwye, AFPA Certified Professional
Melvin Stevens, WITS Certified Professional
Subhiya Idilbi, WITS , ACE Certified Professional
Gary Lang, NASM Certified Professional
John M. Black, AFPA Certified Professional
Ciemone Mitchell Holmes, Certified Professional
Louis Mangine, Certified Professional
Elaine T. Liggett, Certified Professional