The Outdoor Fitness Graduate Certificate Program

Detailed Description
In this self-paced program you will learn how to create, structure, package and deliver your own Outdoor Fitness sessions for personal training and group fitness classes. You will learn the benefits of Outdoor Fitness training, program design, program implementation and progression, proper technique in form and function, outdoor adaptations, teaching methods and cueing, outdoor safety, and how to use any environment for training sessions. This course incorporates multi-media training with practical skill development.

Tuition fee includes the Outdoor Fitness Professional Manual - a 167-page text containing Outdoor Fitness theory, program design, exercises & modifications, workouts and session formats, coaching and leadership edification, legal and liability forms, and location set-up information. Overall, you will acquire the skills necessary to set up and deliver the highest quality Outdoor Fitness training sessions available for your clientele. 

Learning Objectives
Through this course you will acquire the “Outdoor Fitness Skill-set.”  You will learn:

  •   Key concepts, philosophy and principles of Outdoor Fitness
  •   Proven benefits of Outdoor Fitness (vs. indoor fitness)
  •   How to turn any outdoor environment into the gym with little or no set-up costs
  •   Where you can hold your Outdoor Fitness sessions
  •   How to scout the terrain and adapt to weather conditions
  •   The three “types” of workout locations
  •   Outdoor Fitness workout formats, exercises and modifications
  •  How to design and deliver safe workouts for individuals, small and large groups—of varying skill  levels
  •  How to safely integrate with the environment physically, mentally and emotionally - for dynamic sessions!
  •  How to communicate and cue effectively in the outdoors
  •  How to secure your Outdoor Fitness locations.
  •  How to acquire appropriate liability insurance.
  •  Which release forms you need, along with the necessary language needed within the forms—our sample forms are included!
  •  How much to charge for your coaching and sessions.
  •  How to earn a great living teaching  & coaching Outdoor Fitness.
  •  How to market your program.
  •  How to motivate your clients toward achieving results
  •  How to gain and retain clients for years to come
  •  How to set your program apart!
  •  How to make each session unique and special – the ingredients that keep your clients coming back and wanting more!

Bottom line:  You will learn how to create an experience for your clients that will keep them engaged, get them results, and keep them coming back for more!

Course Content
This is a self-paced course (11-15 hours), that is completed online at your convenience.  Included in this course:
The Outdoor Fitness Professional Manual    (167-pages and Downloadable) 
10 Downloadable Video Chapters

  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Outdoor Fitness    Video   
  • Chapter 2 Tap into the Power of Outdoor Fitness    Video   
  • Chapter 3 The Outdoor Difference    Video   
  • Chapter 4 How to Recalibrate the Brain with Outdoor Fitness    Video   
  • Chapter 5 Create the Program    Video   
  • Chapter 6 Gain & Retain Clients    Video   
  • Chapter 7 Strategies for Outdoor Safety    Video   
  • Chapter 8 Outdoor Fitness for Every Environment    Video   
  • Chapter 9 Outdoor Injury Prevention    Video   
  • Chapter 10 The Business of Outdoor Fitness    Video   

Bonus! The Outdoor Fitness Exercises (Video)
Hands-on Learning - Play, Pause, Practice
Form & Alignment
Exercises and Modifications
Course Procedure
1. Click for the registration link.
2. View the course content and layout.
3. Download the Outdoor Fitness Professional Manual.
4. Begin with Chapter 1 - Watch the video/read assigned text
5. Take the short Quiz after each chapter (If you did not pass, you may retake the quiz.)
6. After each step, click "Go to Next" until you have passed.
7. Print your Outdoor Fitness Graduate Certificate for the entire curriculum.
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