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Balance Progressions Specialist Study Material Course Options
✓ 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 Objectives
✓ 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.
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
Online Course Format – What You Get
✓ You get instant access. No waiting for material to be shipped to you. Dive in and start learning right away.
✓ Course Book – Digital (PDF).
✓ Trainer and Client Charts (PDFs).
✓ Online lesson plan.
✓ Online final exam.
✓ Full lifetime access.
✓ Education tech support.
✓ Valuable CECs/CEUs.
✓ Instant grading and downloadable Certificate of Completion.
✓ There is no shipping cost as this course is delivered online.
✓ Home Study Course Materials – Optional purchase.
✓ Printed Expanded Course Workbook (140 pages) – Optional purchase.
The Expanded 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.
You will have an opportunity to add these to your cart after you select the online course. Shipped by Fedex or USPS. Shipping charges will apply.
Renew your continuing education requirements and obtain valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.
✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—0.50
✓ Aquatic Exercise Association—AEA—call or email**
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—6
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFAA—call or email**
✓ America 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—call or email**
✓ 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 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—0.50
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—6
*Note: NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, however a CEU Petition Form will need to be filled out and there may be a small fee.
* Note: The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA)—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.
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✓ No travel is necessary.
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✓ Take all the time you need to practice, study and make the course materials your own through practice and repetition.
✓ Education tech support.
✓ Valuable CECs/CEUs.
✓ Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals.
✓ BONUS: Full lifetime access. We recommend completing a course 1 year from your purchase date, but for your convenience, all of our online courses have lifetime—24/7 access to complete.
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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.
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.
• Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals.
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