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Campus Recreation facilities will operate on an adjusted schedule Friday, August 19 for staff training. The SRF and SFC will open 6am-8am and 5pm-9pm. The OFC will open 5pm-10pm.

Become a Personal Trainer

Become a Personal Trainer – Personal Training Workshop

The Personal Trainer Course covers the following topics:

  1.      Basic and functional anatomy
  2.      Biomechanics
  3.      Applied exercise physiology
  4.      Program design principles
  5.      Form and technique instruction
  6.      Client interaction
  7.      Exercises for all the muscle groups and some modified versions to accommodate certain conditions

Learn safe and effective strategies on how to train clients and exercise protocols for people with medical conditions such as asthma, arthritis, lower back problems, etc.

Next personal training class will begin September 20, 2022 and end October 27, 2022. Classes will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Student Recreation Facility in room 224.

Class is limited to 12 seats. Register at rec.uic.edu.

Location: Student Recreation Facility (SRF)

Prices: Student: $75, Member: $100, Non-member: $125

No refunds will be offered once classes begin.

This is an in-house certification ONLY.  There is no national certification obtained upon successful completion of this class. Enrolled students will have the opportunity to take the two final exams to then participate in our interview process. Taking this class is not a guarantee of employment. In the event class cannot take place in person the instructor reserves the right to have the class via Zoom.

For more information please contact Vito Olvera via email at golver2@uic.edu or 312-996-7813.