With so many certified personal trainer course in Singapore, how does an aspiring personal trainer find an in depth knowledge course that allows you to become a full pledged personal trainer upon successful completion?
Certified Personal Trainer Course
No two certified personal trainer course are made the same, and exercise professionals(fitness instructors) in Singapore have sat through so many continuing education credits to stay current in the health and fitness industry. There are a few specialty that may interest you along the way which includes:
Personal training certifications would usually offer exercise science, exercise physiology, & fitness training but lacks of assessments for clients. Most of the personal training courses that is done in Singapore are also self study or done online(if that is how you roll, then it's a good idea), while we offer a mix of online presentations on anatomy/ physiology & plenty of practical lessons on assessments & coaching cues to make sure that personal trainers will be ready to offer the best sessions for your clients.
For self study/ self directed study with online test, with certification exam, you can check:
Are there any other additional/ useful personal training course?
Working with people in the gym means that you ned to be ready for anything, and having a CPR AED certification is a must for personal trainers. Some certified personal trainer course includes this course.
Sports Medicine Certificate(SMT) Course
For those who are already a certified personal trainer or those looking to enter the fitness industry, going for a personal trainer course is a base for understanding the basic anatomy & physiology of working with the human body & what your scope is as a personal trainer. The SMT(sports medicine trainer) certificate course is unlike any certified personal trainer certification as you go through a range of tools such as:
Certified personal trainers who would like to upgrade your knowledge of anatomy & physiology will find this course slightly more in depth as you would have the opportunity to attend a cadaver dissection session to see more & express the fullest appreciation of the human body after it. While a personal trainer certification course is good to go through, it may not be an engaging experience for most personal trainers who have sat for either a self directed study/. online versus how you would be learning with us in the SMT programme.
Course Fees & Duration
With certifications such as from the International Sports Academy & ACE certification(american council on exercise), the duration & course fee differs so do check in with them as both of the certified personal trainer course leading to being a personal trainer have an expiry date(2 years from passing). The SMT(sports medicine trainer) certificate course however does not have an expiry date, & will be the length of a year process to graduate. Check out the course fee with more details on the course here.