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 be offered September 21, 2021 and run every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm till October 28, 2021. Registration begins July 6, 2021 .

Registration deadline is September 14, 2021 . Class is limited to 12 seats. Register at rec.uic.edu.

Location: Student Recreation Facility (SRF), 737 S. Halsted St., Room 224

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.