Fitness

Trainings & Certifications

Get certified here, on campus! We offer: Personal Training Prep Course, Group Fitness Instructor Training, individual Group Fitness certification courses, and more. See below for current offerings.


PT Prep: Personal Trainer Prep Cours

Cours Dates: September 23rd through November 13th

Info Sessions: TBA
Those interested in attending this training are highly encouraged to attend one information session

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in health and fitness, we have a course for you. Learn the knowledge and skills necessary to become a certified personal trainer! This course will provide both lecture style and practical experience to prepare you for a nationally recognized certification exam. Topics include: basic and functional anatomy, applied exercise physiology, program design principles, form and technique instruction, client interaction and nutritional concepts. Practical sessions will apply concepts covered in the lecture and serve to prepare students to work one-on-one with clients. 

Sessions will meet Mondays & Wednesdays from 4pm - 6pm
Students must attend all sessions

Cost (USF Students): $300
Cost (Members): $350
Includes study guides, practice exam review, and practical application. This cost also includes the national certification exam.

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Group Fitness Instructor Training (GFIT)

Course Dates: September 25th through November 15th

Info Sessions: TBA
Those interested in attending this training are highly encouraged to attend one information session

The group fitness instructor training course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete a national certification exam and become a group fitness instructor. Topics include exercise physiology, anatomy, nutrition, techniques for cueing and instruction, and music awareness. Participants will receive practical experience in group instruction and feedback through a mentorship program. Prior teaching experience is not necessary, but participation in a variety of group fitness formats is required.

Sessions will meet Wednesdays 4pm - 6pm & Fridays, 9am - 11:30am 
Students must attend all sessions to sit for exam

Cost (USF Students): $250
Cost (Members): $300
Includes study guides, practice exam review, and practical application. This cost also includes the national certification exam.

Register Now