Certifications/ Trainings/Workshops

LES MILLS RPM® INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Calling all cyclists…we are looking for future staff who love ‘leading the pack’ and assisting others on the road to healthy living.  Discover more on how to become a Les Mills certfied RPM cycle instructor today!

  • RPM Instructor Certification

    Date: September 28-29, 2019
    Time: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
    Location: WF Wellbeing Center; Studio B201

    Description: Certify to be a LES MILLS RPM Instructor over a weekend. RPM was born from the sport of cycle racing, simulated climbs and sprints.  Become an inspiring coach training others how to control their intensity, gain cardiovascular benefits, burn calories, fall in love with fitness and experience an endorphin high.  Opportunity to receive a Wake Forest Group Fitness discount with prior approval; email coxdel@wfu.edu for details and next steps. *Advanced registration is required. Registration Deadline date of 9/10/2019.

    Register Post Approval: LESMILLS.com

LES MILLS CXWORX® INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING

CX- aka “core training” is the Les Mills certification that connects core training to hips, glutes, shoulders and back to develop a powerhouse center that allows you to stand taller and enhance daily functional living.   Click below for details on how to become a Les Mills CXWORX certified instructor.

  • CXWORX Instructor Certification

    Date: October 5-6, 2019
    Time: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
    Location: WF Wellbeing Center; Studio B201

    Description: CXWORX is an international LES MILLS Certification. This two-day intensive training prepares you to teach the class that exercises all the muscles around the core and provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favorite sports –it’s the glue that holds everything together. All the moves in CXWORX have options for you to work at your personal fitness level. Learn how to guide participants through correct technique with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as body weight exercises like crunches, and hovers. Opportunity to receive a Wake Forest Group Fitness discount with prior approval; email coxdel@wfu.edu for details and next steps. *Advanced registration is required. Registration Deadline date of 9/18/2019.

    Register Post Approval: LESMILLS.com

LES MILLS BODYPUMP® INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Ready to join a team of instructors around the world’s to lead the most effective and popular barbell based exercise program?  Click below for more details on how to become a Les Mills certified BODYPUMP instructor.

  • BODYPUMP Instructor Certification

    Date: October 26-27, 2019
    Time: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
    Location: UNCG Kaplan Center
    Description: Certify to be a LES MILLS BODYPUMP Instructor over a weekend. BODYPUMP is the world’s most effective and popular barbell based exercise program. Based on the clinically researched REP EFFECT™, BODYPUMP is the fastest was to get build long, lean muscle. Opportunity to receive a Wake Forest Group Fitness discount with prior approval, email coxdel@wfu.edu for details and  next steps. *Advanced registration is required. Registration Deadline date of  10/09/2019 respectively. This training will be hosted at UNCG, a Piedmont Triad neighboring University; therefore, transportation considerations are needed. 

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TRAININGS

Preparatory Personal Training Course

Interested in becoming a personal trainer but not sure how to best prepare for it?  This course is for you!  With instructional leadership to guide you, this course will prepare you for the ACE-CPT (American Council of Exercise) national certification.  Materials and instruction is guided by ACE university providing practical experience and knowledge needed to become a personal trainer.

  • Preparatory Personal Training Course

    Learn all aspects of Personal Training with the ACE university program (www.acefitness.org). This course is designed to provide you with the education and practical experience needed to become a personal trainer. It will prepare you to take the American Council on Exercise National Personal Trainer Certification Exam.  You will also be taken through the shadow program that is a pre-requiste for all WFU Personal Training staff hires prior to training clients.

    Topics Covered Include:

    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Principles and Methods of Training
    • Communication Skills
    • Exercise Programming
    • Consultations, Equipment use, Diverse Program Development and Assessments

    Discount code will be provided to assist with purchase of course materials and examination. Sign-up at the WFU Wellbeing Center Welcome Desk. Payment is due at the time of registration. Online registration please visit deaconrec.wfu.edu under Instructional Classification. Following completion of the course, you may be eligible for employment as a personal trainer for the WF Campus Recreation Fitness.

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TriggerPoint Foam Rolling Principles & Practices

Learn the fundamentals  of self-care through the use of foam rolling. All are welcome to join. Earn valuable CEU’s for attending. *registration inlcudes a GRID foam roller.

  • TriggerPoint Foam Rolling Principles & Practices

    Date: October 20, 2019
    Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
    Where: WF Wellbeing Center

    Learn the fundamentals of myofascia, review the latest self-myofascial release (SMR) research, and drive into the TriggerPoint SMR movement philosophy using the GRID foam roller.  Walk away with practical knowledge and hands-on-experience coaching and cueing movements that can be scaled to all levels of genergal health and athletic clients for pre-post-workout foam rolling. Receive an easy to implement method designed specifically for foam rolling.

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