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.

The next personal training course will be January 28, 2020 through March 5, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday and Thursday.

Registration deadline is January 27, 2020.  Class is limited to 15 seats.  Register at rec.uic.edu.

Next personal training class will be offered Summer 2020.  Check our website and follow us on social media for further details.

Location:  Student Recreation Facility Room 226

Prices: Student: $75, Member: $100, Non-member: $150

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 Campus Recreation’s written and practical final exam to then participate in our interview process.

For more information please contact Vito Olvera via email at golver2@uic.edu or call the FitWell Center at 312-413-5174.