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ACE Personal Training Certification Prep Course - $125.00

Course Description

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Training Certification Prep Course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to sit for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in exercise science, human anatomy and physiology, client monitoring, exercise progression and regression, instructional and coaching techniques, program development and design, exercise form and execution, basic nutrition, and motivational cueing among other health and fitness related topics. Full-time degree seeking students who complete the ACE Personal Training Certification Prep Course will be eligible to audition for hire at Texas State University Department of Fitness & Wellness. If hired, a nationally recognized personal training certification will be required.

Course Format

Participants will learn the fundamentals of personal training with ACE approved curriculum, including both lecture and movement based instruction and learning in this 9-week course. Participants can expect to be in class three hours per week and commit to at least two hours outside of class to be successful in this course and adequately prepare for the ACE Personal Training Certification Exam. The course is a non-credit, extracurricular opportunity.

Course Dates

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-3:00PM (Student Recreation Center)
  • February 12th through April 18th 2019
  • (Class will not meet the week of spring break)
  • Required Course Materials

  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th ed.)(2014)(must be purchased separately)
  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual Study Companion (2014)(must be purchased separately)
  • ACE Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals (2010)(must be purchased separately)
  • Cost of the Course

  • $100 for TXST Students
  • $150 for TXST Faculty/Staff
  • *Please note the highest price is show initially. Price may change based on your affiliation with the university.

    *Cost does not include course materials or exam voucher

    *This course is nonrefundable

    Cost Includes

  • 9 Week ACE Personal Trainer Certification Prep Course
  • ACE Practice Quizzes, Worksheets, Videos, Online Resources, and Exam Content Outline
  • Access to discounted (20%) ACE Exam Voucher and ACE Personal Trainer Course Materials
  • Registration Deadlines

  • Registration opens November 30th
  • Registration closes February 11th
  • Please visit the SRC front desk to register or register below
  • For questions, please contact Fitness & Wellness Coordinator Angie Isernio (aci10@txstate.edu; 512-245-7209)
  • Course Description

    The American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Training Certification Prep Course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to sit for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in exercise science, human anatomy and physiology, client monitoring, exercise progression and regression, instructional and coaching techniques, program development and design, exercise form and execution, basic nutrition, and motivational cueing among other health and fitness related topics. Full-time degree seeking students who complete the ACE Personal Training Certification Prep Course will be eligible to audition for hire at Texas State University Department of Fitness & Wellness. If hired, a nationally recognized personal training certification will be required.

    Course Format

    Participants will learn the fundamentals of personal training with ACE approved curriculum, including both lecture and movement based instruction and learning in this 9-week course. Participants can expect to be in class three hours per week and commit to at least two hours outside of class to be successful in this course and adequately prepare for the ACE Personal Training Certification Exam. The course is a non-credit, extracurricular opportunity.

    Course Dates

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-3:00PM (Student Recreation Center)
  • February 12th through April 18th 2019
  • (Class will not meet the week of spring break)
  • Required Course Materials

  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th ed.)(2014)(must be purchased separately)
  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual Study Companion (2014)(must be purchased separately)
  • ACE Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals (2010)(must be purchased separately)
  • Cost of the Course

  • $100 for TXST Students
  • $150 for TXST Faculty/Staff
  • *Please note the highest price is show initially. Price may change based on your affiliation with the university.

    *Cost does not include course materials or exam voucher

    *This course is nonrefundable

    Cost Includes

  • 9 Week ACE Personal Trainer Certification Prep Course
  • ACE Practice Quizzes, Worksheets, Videos, Online Resources, and Exam Content Outline
  • Access to discounted (20%) ACE Exam Voucher and ACE Personal Trainer Course Materials
  • Registration Deadlines

  • Registration opens November 30th
  • Registration closes February 11th
  • Please visit the SRC front desk to register or register below
  • For questions, please contact Fitness & Wellness Coordinator Angie Isernio (aci10@txstate.edu; 512-245-7209)
  • Program Offerings

    ACE Personal Training Certification Prep Course - Spring 2019
    Spring 2019

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