ABC Fitness Training Specialist

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 58 customer ratings
(58 customer reviews)

$99.00

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The ABC Fitness Training Specialist Course describes over 100 training activities and variations to improve agility, balance and coordination and enhance movement; all designed so you can do in a limited space.ABC fitness training is for athletes and non-athletes. Learn to accelerate your clients’ physical ability with a new set of training techniques and drills.  The ABC Fitness Training Specialist Course will help you expand your marketability to fitness devotees who need to boost their balance, strength, agility and speed and will help you to elevate your business. Note: If you have limited knowledge of static balance progressions, it is recommended that you study the GMP Fitness Balance Progressions Specialist Course as a prerequisite to this Course.

Optional Course Study Materials

✓ Intermediate and 6 Hours to complete
✓ Self-Paced/Distance Education (Home Study)

Just One Prerequisite … To qualify to take any of the GMP Fitness Courses you must be at least 18 years of age.

While anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the educational content included in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a couple of things for the Specialty Credential Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.

58 reviews for ABC Fitness Training Specialist

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Great solid training building blocks to further any clients fitness program at any fitness level and/or client population. This course is suitable for any trainers tool box, regardless of experience or expertise.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    I like to incorporate balance and agility movements with every workout I plan for a client. This course offered new ideas that I will use from this day forward. Throughly enjoyed reading through this material. Thanks for the helpful tips and exercises!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    I gained ideas to further vary the sessions I conduct with clients and teams that I work with. I will integrate the drills I learned into practices and sessions with my young athletes and use the balance exercises with my older clientele.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Well written, concise and to the point. Easy to understand and follow. Provided good exercises and progressions.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lots of new agility exercise ideas. Everyone needs agility and balance work in one form or another. I found new exercises and drills I can use with my clients.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    The course has provided me with fundamental balance training techniques that I can utilize immediately with my clients. I plan to use the knowledge gained in this program to create progressive balance enhancing training for my clients. Terrific, no nonsense course.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Excellent,expanded my knowledge in some new training drills for my clients.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    More knowledge in this area. Will use the course materials while working with my older clients.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    I will apply it to my mature clients to improve balance and coordination.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ideas and knowledge. Use progression more thoughtfully. Simple yet quite important.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ideas for incrementally advancing ABC training that will benefit clients & keep them interested, Also gained insight into what can be expected from clients of varying ages, experience, and conditions. Coach clients to improve their ABCs.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    This course gave me a great assessment tool to start with clients. It explains progression in simplistic and in an easy to follow format I will start with the assessment, use the format of progression. Great course, easy start implement with clients.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    I gained a deeper understanding of training agility, balance, and coordination from the ABC Fitness Training Specialist Course. There are lots of great drills and skills to apply with my clients. This is a really good course especially if you have clients who participate in sports.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Very informative and liked that there was a book and CD.

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Great solid personal training building blocks to further any clients’ fitness program at any fitness level and/or client population. This course is suitable for any trainer’s tool box, regardless of the trainer’s experience or expertise.

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    It has great drills to use.

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Practical methods to develop balance coordination and agility. As well as form to document improvement. I am going to implement some of the basic ideas to my senior Ultra Fit Class. Focusing in particular on balance. I think this is awesome curriculum to use in the elementary junior high physical education programs. Equipment is practical and affordable.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    I thought the book and quiz were informative.

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    I liked the book a lot. It’s very helpful for newer trainers like me.. I thought it broke down the training exercises and the reasons/purpose behind them very well.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    I gained new ideas from the ABC Fitness Training course to challenge my clients and to add new drills as they progress.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    I’ve gained a lot of new exercises to use with my clients, I will even use some of them for myself. I will work some of these exercises into my current workout plans to diversify the workouts for my clients and address some of their weaknesses.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Interesting, effective and fun exercises and drills. Use it with clients for a change of pace and to introduce the importance of balance, agility and coordination.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    The course gave me new ideas on progression that I can use immediately with my patients.

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    I’m going to incorporate the drills and some of the exercise from the ABC Fitness Training Specialist into my sessions.

  25. Rated 5 out of 5

    I learned new ideas and exercise to benefit the individual on Agility, Balance and Coordination from the GMP Fitness Course. I will incorporate the exercises in with the personal training program.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    Greater functional understanding of Balance, Agility and coordination from the Course. I will incorporate basic skills and progression in class goals. A very enlightening and interesting.

  27. Rated 5 out of 5

    I will incorporate a bit of basic balance work into workouts even if not requested by client, e content to start simple. The course was simple ad direct.

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    I teach Seniors. This gives me greater tools with which to work with them on their physical needs. The use of assessments for balance, agility and coordination is a great supportive tool for my clients. A good course. Thank you.

  29. Rated 5 out of 5

    A good understanding of ABC training. By integrating ABC techniques with various equipment for clients.

  30. Rated 5 out of 5

    I learned different drills I can use for my boot camp drills. Adding more balance and agility sequences will challenge my personal training clients.

  31. Rated 5 out of 5

    I gained a greater understanding of the importance of starting where the client is, understanding the components of balance and fun drills from the GMP Fitness ABC Fitness Training Specialist.

  32. Rated 5 out of 5

    Some new drills for agility and balance training. Use some of the drills.

  33. Rated 5 out of 5

    Help clients with special needs. Use drills to mix up the workout.

  34. Rated 5 out of 5

    New Exercise drills to train clients. I would apply this to a client who wants to increase speed, agility and quickness the knowledge from this dvd will help. Also some very good balance exercises are included in this cd.

  35. Rated 5 out of 5

    I gained exposure to another aspect of fitness. Try to set up an ABC training group at the Y.

  36. Rated 5 out of 5

    I gained Drills. ABC Fitness Training Specialist will give me different avenues for training in a variety of clients. Very easy to follow!

  37. Rated 5 out of 5

    The course informed me of a thorough step by step process conducting balance and agility drills. Apply regularly based on clients goals and abilities. Thank you.

  38. Rated 5 out of 5

    Knowledge of some useful ABC drills. I will be using some of the balance exercises with my senior clients.

  39. Rated 5 out of 5

    New information on the subjects. I teach boot camp to beginners and kids this course was very helpful on ideas. I like how the information is presented.

  40. Rated 5 out of 5

    A better understanding of what controls balance. I will use exercises in this course with my clients before doing more complex movements.

  41. Rated 5 out of 5

    Expanded my knowledge in training drills. Show my clients a variety of fun ways to improve balance, agility and coordination. Excellent, covered a good variety of skills to use with clients.

  42. Rated 5 out of 5

    The ABC Fitness Training Specialist Course is great way to better your training ways. Helped increased the variety of exercises for my clients. I will apply the content of this continuing education course by using the tools and exercises to better my clients overall well being.

  43. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have learned the next steps in the progressions of some of the exercises. I teach a balance class. I already use the foam roller. The course provided me with progressions for some of the exercises. I can vary the class. I like the illustrations in the course. I have already used some of them.

  44. Rated 5 out of 5

    An understanding of running athletic drills. Training young hockey players. It was informative and enjoyable to read.

  45. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have gained ideas for testing and drills and will recommend this course a lot.

  46. Rated 5 out of 5

    Great course! I would highly recommend this course! It is laid out in an easy to fallow format, from start to progression which is easily transferable to practical use with clients from a beginner client to a professional athlete! What a nice and easy way to get some very usable CECs … 5 stars. Thanks GMP Fitness!!!

  47. Rated 5 out of 5

    This course offers so many simple skills and drills to improve balance, agility and coordination. It is nicely organized and has visual cues as well. Highly recommend for sports and fitness enthusiasts looking to up there game.

  48. Rated 5 out of 5

    There are some sports specific training ideas that will be useful for people with whom I work who play tennis. I work with an older population and with people who have Parkinson’s disease. Many of the drills for balance, agility and coordination are quite applicable to the condition of most of my clientele. I like the organized way in which the course is designed. The information within the course is reinforced throughout each section so it can become knowledge and be a useful part of a trainer’s repertoire versus a course that one takes simply to earn CECs.

  49. Rated 5 out of 5

    Better understanding of balance and the connection with agility. Look at expanding workouts to include more balance work

  50. Rated 5 out of 5

    A better understanding of how balance,coordination and agility work together. I will incorporate the various drills more often as part of a well rounded fitness program.

  51. Rated 5 out of 5

    A better understanding of the progression of balance/agility exercises. I will incorporate this with my athletic performance based clients. It was informative, organized, and easy to follow.

  52. Rated 5 out of 5

    The importance of how the ABC Fitness Training Program plays in our everyday workouts. This course will be applied in all my programs for my clients. It was awesome!

  53. Rated 5 out of 5

    I learned many balance and agility drills to use with my current clients. I’ve rewritten my current exercise plans to include the new balance and agility drills I’ve learned. Well written, filled with useful information.

  54. Rated 5 out of 5

    A better total understanding of the fitness training process in general. I will apply it to all of my individual clients at Tilton Fitness in Galloway NJ as well as group training classes at the facility. I found it very informative and very professional.

  55. Rated 5 out of 5

    New agility ABC functional drills. Keeping people moving fluidly.

  56. Rated 5 out of 5

    Some ideas for new exercises. I will bring the drills and assessment sheets. Great information.

  57. Rated 5 out of 5

    A better understanding of how to add ABC to my classes. Will add a segment on ABC to current classes and probably start working with clients one on one.

  58. Rated 5 out of 5

    New ideas as well as a refresher to use with my clients. Design programs as well as educate my clients on the importance of progression. Well put together.

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ABC Fitness Training Specialist Online Course

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ABC Fitness Training Specialist Study Material Course Options

 Home Study Course Materials – Optional purchase.
The ABC Fitness Training Specialist CD Includes:
– ABC Fitness Training Specialist Manual (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– ABC Fitness Training Specialist Agility Training Supplemental Section (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– ABC Fitness Training Specialist Abridged Drill Workbook (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– ABC Fitness Training Specialist Trainer & Client Charts (PDFs on the CD – can be printed)

✓ Printed Expanded Course Workbook – 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 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

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

ABC Fitness Training Specialist Objectives

✓ Provide an entry level understanding of ABC Fitness Training.
✓ Examine what controls balance and its importance to agility and coordination.
✓ Recognize the basics of proprioception training.
✓ Gain  a general comprehension of ABC training concepts and the awareness to help your clients increase performance
while decreasing the risk of injury through optimal training.
✓ Discover fun ways to improve footwork, control, balance, agility and coordination.
✓ Gain knowledge of ABC Fitness Training progressions.
✓ Expand knowledge on how to make smart equipment and exercise choices.
✓ Enhance balance, agility and coordination with effective warm-ups.
✓ Amplify knowledge of ABC Fitness Training drills.
✓ Understand how to develop your client’s strength, agility, balance, coordination and core stability using various fitness tools.
✓ Learn ABC Fitness Training to help your clients condition their bodies to perform at their best.
✓ Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper exercise techniques.
✓ Understand how to design programs for stability.

 

ABC Fitness Training

Great course! I would highly recommend this course! It is laid out in an easy to fallow format, from start to progression which is easily transferable to practical use with clients from a beginner client to a professional athlete! This course gave me a great assessment tool to start with clients and then use the format of progression. Great course, easy to implement with clients What a nice and easy way to get some very usable CECs … 5 stars. Thanks GMP Fitness!!! Chris Manning, ACE Certified Professional

The course has provided me with fundamental balance training techniques that I can utilize immediately with my clients. I plan to use the knowledge gained in this program to create progressive balance enhancing training for my clients. Terrific, no nonsense course. Tresa Anderson, AFPA Certified Professional

There are some sports specific training ideas that will be useful for people with whom I work who play tennis. I work with an older population and with people who have Parkinson’s disease. Many of the drills for balance, agility and coordination are quite applicable to the condition of most of my clientele. I like the organized way in which the course is designed. The information within the course is reinforced throughout each section so it can become knowledge and be a useful part of a trainer’s repertoire versus a course that one takes simply to earn CECs. Carol Witham, ACE Certified Professional

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