Expand Your Income Potential: Specialize!
There is a growing demand for Aquatic Personal Trainers with expanding opportunities. Specialized training will allow you to enter the field with confidence, skill, and knowledge maximizing your potential for hire.
* This course does not teach the basics of personal training but builds on that knowledge base. It is important to have basic personal training knowledge and skills including health history, risk factor analysis, fitness assessment, and one-on-one programming prior to starting an aquatic personal training carreer. You will be required to show proof of a related higher education degree or Personal Training certification prior to receiving the Specialist Certificate.
Target Audience: Personal Trainers who want to expand their practice to the aquatic environment.
Course 1: Introduction to Aquatic Personal Training (3 Hours)
Success as an aquatic personal trainer requires knowledge about the special benefits and qualities the aquatic environment has to offer. Learn how to incorporate that knowledge into your personal training sessions. This course will start you on your way to becoming a successful and effective aquatic personal trainer. Bonus video to help you start to learn aquatic exercises.
Course 2: Aquatic Personal Training Programming (4 Hours)
Learn shallow and deep water exercise techniques and programming formats that work for aquatic personal training. Learn the proper way to determine, monitor, and manipulate intensity in the aquatic environment, a skill critical to the success of your client making progress and reaching goals.
Course 3: Applied Anatomy: Land and Water (4 Hours)
Expand your knowledge of basic muscle action in both land and water. Video, charts, and pictures help you grasp the concept of effective movement and targeting muscles with and without equipment for both environments. Learn the basic principles of aquatic resistance training.
Course 4: Determining Intensity with Aquatic Heart Rates (2 Hours)
Improve the quality of your cardiorespiratory workouts for your clients! Learn how to have your clients working in their target heart rate zones to maximize weight loss and effectively improve function. This course provides evidence based methodology and practice for the often confusing guidelines for aquatic heart rate deductions. Generally accepted equations and methods are provided with easy-to-follow explanations and practice equations. After completing this course you will be able to determine and apply aquatic target heart rates for safe and effective exercise intensity.
The 4 courses together are approved for the following CE credit:
Plus Certificate Option (practical application module)
Want Practical Aquatic Training for your staff? Contact info@FitnessLearningSystems.com or call 888.221.1612 to find out how a trained aquatic specialist can come to your facility and provide 7 hours of practical aquatic training to compliment the eLearning courses with a "Practical Application" component. Live classroom and in-water instruction to provide "Plus Certificate" status indicating completion of the practical application module.