Functional Training Specialist

$349.00

EARN MULTIPLE SPECIALIST CREDENTIALS WITH THIS BUNDLE. SEE THE GRAY BOX BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS.
GMP Fitness Credential Specialist Bundles are a combination of G Single Field Specialist Courses (GSFC) and are an excellent way to acquire a package of Specialist Credential Programs at a discounted price, gain 20+ CECs/CEUs, get Multiple Speciality Certificate Credentials and the Functional Training Specialist Certification Credential and more!!!

Level/Hours

✓ Intermediate/Advanced
✓ Self-Paced/Distance Education (Home Study)
✓ Each GMP Fitness Bundle Specialist Program is worth up to 28 continuing education credits. Use the CEC’S/CEU’S tab to find out the CEC/CEU point value for your certification association.
✓ GMP Fitness offers a variety of specialized fitness courses. Jump start your business with a GMP Fitness Specialist Bundle Program. Check out all of our GMP Fitness Specialist Bundles here >

Materials

The GMP Fitness Specialist Credential (GMFC) Bundles are intended to build a strong base and give you the specifics, insight and ability to successfully implement the information with clients. Each course includes a CD with PDF files and some courses include DVDs and textbooks. Also some of the Specialist Bundles include supplementary materials (reading, activities, exercises and/or links to other websites) to enhance the learning experience. Click on the images below for course information and details.

If you’ve taken any of the courses in this Specialist Credentials Bundle please contact GMP Fitness (1-888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com for pricing.

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Quick Facts

✓ No travel is necessary
✓ Study at your own pace
✓ Comprehensive learning materials
✓ Valuable CEUs/CECs
✓ Online examination
✓ Complete the exam when you are ready
✓ No retest fees
✓ Training plans that you can customize
✓ GMP Fitness support
✓ Credibility & increased salary potential
Approved for Life. This Specialist Credential is considered approved for life and no continuing education credits or renewal fees are required. Once you pass the final exam your Specialist Title does not expire.
✓ Member discount offers coming soon

Exam Facts

✓ Online true/false and multiple/choice final exam
✓ Online exam instructions are included in the package
✓ Passing the exam with 80% or higher
✓ NO time limit to take the exam
✓ Take the exam as many times as needed
✓ NO retest fees
✓ After we receive your completed online exam your continuing education certificate will be emailed to you within 2 business days, though in most cases you will receive it the same day. 
If you need your certificate faster please contact GMP Fitness (1-888-467-3488).
✓ Mail-in exam option by request—email info@gmpfitness.com

CEC's/CEU's

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. The combination of all courses/materials, when you have passed each exam, totals the following CECs/CEUs for the organizations below:

✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—2.1
✓ Aquatic Exercise Association—AEA—call or email
✓ American College on Sports Medicine—ACSM—22
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFAA—call or email
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—22
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—22
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—22
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—22
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—call or email
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—10
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—22
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—22
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—22
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—22
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—2.1
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—22

*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.

Fitness Tools

The course requires minimal low tech fitness equipment. Examples of low tech fitness tools include G Balls, dumbbells, resistance bands, balance discs, foam rollers, agility rings and agility ladders.

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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 few of things for the the Performance Specialist Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• A background with fitness equipment and exercises.
• Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals.

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BONUS: GET REWARDED—EARN MULTIPLE SPECIALIST CREDENTIALS AND SO MUCH MORE

Every program graduate earns the respected GMP Fitness Certification Credential Pack affirming their mastery of the Functional Training Specialist. These Certificates/Credentials are GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!

In addition to the Functional Training Specialist Certification Credential Pack, when you order the Functional Training Specialist Bundle you will also gain 20+ CECs/CEUs,  there is no time limit to complete the program, there are no retest fees – so you can take the exams as many times as you need and this Certification is Approved For Life – which means there are no renewal fees – your Specialist Title will never expire.  A $150+ Bonus Value. 

Below are the G Single Field Specialist Courses (GSFC) in this Certification Bundle.

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BECOME A GMP FITNESS FUNCTIONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST

Effective development is established on the principle of the expansion of fundamental movement skill before specific sport skill. Designed to take you back to the basics of function, the Functional Training  Specialist enables you to help all those looking for functional fitness, perform better and live a healthy, active lifestyle.

The techniques you will find out about in the GMP Fitness Functional Training Specialist will give you the comprehension, skills and capabilities to create safe and effective foundational conditioning programs for your clients. With your educational expertise and knowledge, your clients will move better, they will be stronger and experience less pain to enable them to move more often. This will increase your client’s capability to build muscle, lose fat and attain personal goals.

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LEARN, PRACTICE AND MASTER THE BASICS OF FUNCTIONAL TRAINING SO YOU CAN INTELLIGENTLY ANSWER CLIENT QUESTIONS WITH BENEFICIAL ADVICE

✓ The course is for all professionals, including personal trainers, group instructors, coaches, athletic trainers and others sports performance professionals.
✓ Change up your clients fitness routine with the functional exercises in this course.
✓ Establish a personalized functional training approach to get your clients strong and doing everyday activities safely and efficiently … accomplishing the things they love to do.
✓ Use the content, practical guidelines and techniques in this course in your own training and feel successful about cueing, discussing and employing the exercises and techniques.
✓ Then apply the information and methods to your clients functional training sessions to improve their performance.
✓ Discover how to help your clients with these and further important subjects.

LEARNING GIVES ABILITY … EFFECTIVELY INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF FUNCTIONAL TRAINING

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In This Comprehensive Course:

✓ Learn how to incorporate diverse forms of exercise into your training regimes. identify dysfunctional movement patterns
✓ Demonstrate how to add functional movement patterns to give students the chance to progress their exercise.
✓ Understand the the benefits of cross-training is a great way to develop fitness and prevent injury.
✓ Get insight on functional training to help correct bad posture and muscular imbalances.
✓ Discover how to improve posture and develop strong, lean bodies.
✓ Acquire flexibility, mobility, core stability, balance and strength training techniques to keep the body constantly challenged.
✓ Learn core movement patterns and body position exercises to stabilize the spine.
✓ Find out how to improve base level stability and mobility.
✓ Identify physical imbalances, limitations and weaknesses
✓ Gain a diverse set of exercises for balance.
✓ Outline the functional anatomy.
✓ Outline assessments for range of motion.
✓ Outline assessments for posture.
✓ Understand stabilization and stability skills.
✓ Discover how to individualize your conditioning programs for client specific interests and results.
✓ Get information on how to use the lower extremities for better awareness
✓ Understand getting back to the basics of movement and learning exercises that create rhythmic flowing movement.
✓ Learn how to challenge your clients in ways that will make them improve in all aspects of life.
✓ Gain new techniques and approaches intended to boost your client’s ability to move with ease.
✓ Discover how to build an effective workout routine that targets the core.
✓ Understand what activates the muscles to improve balance and enhance stabilization.
✓ Reveal new techniques that will challenge clients and make them stronger and healthier in every aspect of life.

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Educate Clients On:

✓ how functional training is about movement, not equipment
✓ simple exercises that can help strengthen weak points
✓ the ideal posture to promote better health
✓ home exercise programs for further gains
✓ how to reduce back pain and fatigue
✓ corrective exercises as a way to improve performance and lifestyle
✓ lifestyle factors contribute to optimal performance and rehabilitation
✓ developing the core for a stable spine
✓ proper form and execution of exercises
✓ the importance of stretching

AS A GMP FITNESS FUNCTIONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST YOU’LL:

Advance your career. Further develop and expand your expertise and grow your career and work with individuals at any performance level, in any sport, one-on-one, in a small group setting or with the whole team.
Discover established methods. Employ your expanded skills and merge performance assessment results with innovative training techniques to give your clients the highest results.
Gain more. Specialized work often pays more. Earn more with your new GMP Fitness Functional Training Specialist.

GIVE YOUR CLIENTS THE FUNCTIONAL TRAINING TOOLS THEY CAN USE IN THEIR DAILY LIFE TO MAXIMIZE RESULTS

✓ The course provides comprehensive health, wellness and exercise programs and complements any instructor’s teaching style.
✓ Assess fundamental movement, identifying limitations and asymmetries and provide your clients a wide variety of exercises that address both health and performance.
✓ Establish personalized preventive exercise programs to get your clients back to fitness, back to work and back do accomplishing the things they love to do.
✓ Use the Functional Training Specialist to incorporate diverse forms of exercise into your training regimes.
✓ Motivate and give your clients the educational tools they need to use in their daily life to enhance their results for a a strong, healthy and vibrant body.
✓ Whether relating to sports performance or lifestyle demands, certification differentiates your practice and offers you an edge over the competition.

EDUCATE YOURSELF AND ADD CREDIBILITY. YOU WILL ELEVATE YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR SUCCESS. STAND OUT AMONG YOUR PEERS AND GET AHEAD TODAY BY BECOMING A GMP FITNESS SPECIALIST.