Fitness Professionals

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Help your clients with the latest fitness techniques.

Gain your certification as a personal trainer or come back for recertification after learning the latest fitness techniques. Learn tips and techniques for helping your clients with their overall health through nutrition coaching, weight training and courses in strength, speed and agility.


 

Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus)

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

Group Fitness Instructor Certification

Learn how to evaluate and screen individuals for exercise, formulate and implement fitness programs and routines, and evaluate fitness components. This seven-week course includes lectures and hands-on training offered by an industry professional to prepare you for a successful career in the world of physical fitness. Certification: Students take the IFTA (Interactive Fitness Trainers of America) Group Fitness Certification exam at the end of the course; $100 exam fee is included in course fee

XSFT-506 9673 March 19-April 4 TuTh 6:30-8:30 p.m. $449 TC


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Nutrition Coaching

This course teaches fitness professionals nutritional guidelines for macro and micronutrients; how to determine body fat percentages, lean body mass and body fat weight; how to calculate protein needs based on lean body mass and read nutrition labels properly; and nutrition timing based on training times. Supplementation and hydration also are covered.

XSFT-522 9347 Feb. 13 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC
XSFT-522 9348 April 10 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC
XSFT-522 9349 June 12 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC


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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Personal Trainer Certification

The World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) certified personal trainer program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Get all the important information needed to start an exciting, successful fitness career and become a certified personal trainer. This course prepares you to take the W.I.T.S. exam and earn your certification. Books not included

XSFT-501 9335 Feb. 9-March 16 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $799 TC
XSFT-501 9336 May 18-June 22 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $799 TC

 

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Strength, Speed and Agility

Interested in improving your personal speed and agility while learning all the techniques to build personal strength and endurance? In the classroom, learn how to understand the dynamics and in the open field, experience what you learn. Dress code is running apparel. The sessions are taught by a professional personal trainer specializing in strength training.

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Weight Training

This series of courses (available individually) teaches you how to squat (all variations), bench press and deadlift with proper form and technique. You are taught cueing for you and your clients. If you don’t know what the lift is supposed to look and feel like, you won’t be able to see and correct deficiencies. The sessions are taught by a certified personal trainer, CrossFit Level 1 coach, USAW certified coach and a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist. Location: Select Fitness Center, North Charleston. Books not included.

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

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