If you want to gain a foothold in the sports industry, training as a personal trainer is ideal for you. It gives you the opportunity to turn your passion into a profession. You can choose from a wide variety of courses. You can find out here which training as a personal trainer meets your requirements.
What is training as a personal trainer?
Training as a personal trainer enables you to support and guide people interested in sports in your training. By obtaining a recognized license, you qualify for various positions in the fitness industry. You can set your goal individually and decide, among other things, which group of people you want to work with: whether with children, fitness beginners or professional athletes. Depending on your choice, you will learn the basics of anatomy and nutrition to an appropriate extent. Also how to operate fitness equipment and create training plans occurs in your training as a personal trainer.
Recommendation of the Institute
Would you like to work professionally as a personal trainer and guide customers competently in their workout? With the "personal Trainer B License", the IST Study Institute recommends the appropriate distance learning course.
The state-approved further education forms the ideal basis for newcomers who want to gain a foothold in the industry. Through study booklets specially designed for self-study, you will acquire specialist knowledge in anatomy, physiology, diagnostics as well as movement and training theory.
You consolidate this knowledge with the help of online lectures and apply them practically in the face-to-face seminars. With the knowledge quiz of the IST app, you can playfully prepare for the exam anytime and anywhere. After successful completion, you are ready for the training area: You can perform anamnesis, guide customers in a targeted manner and create training plans in the endurance and strength area according to the latest training scientific findings.
Providers & courses of training as a personal trainer
You can complete training as a personal trainer both at sports associations and at various institutes, for example at a distance learning university. The following providers have corresponding courses in the program:
Content & Duration
Which modules your training as a personal trainer includes depends above all on which trainer certificate you are aiming for. Most often, you will gain one of three qualifications in a course to work as a personal trainer: The A, B or C license. Here you will find a list of the respective course contents:
- Weight training equipment and its function
- Fundamentals of Nutrition
- Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology
- Training and movement theory
- In-depth knowledge of weight training equipment
- Instruction of customers to the gym
- Setting of fitness equipment
- Creation of training plans
- Detection of physical deformities
- Expert knowledge in the fitness sector
- Professional training plan creation for advanced and professionals
- Detection, treatment and counteraction of clinical pictures