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 Export to Your Calendar 8/2/2017
When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
2-3pm Eastern Standard Time
Where: Online Live Webinar
Presenter: Cosmo Wollan, Senior Director, Synergy Cubed
Contact: Rebecca Nordan
910-420-8610

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Train of Thought: Communication Skills for Personal Trainers





Learning Objectives:

1. With the rise of functional training and non-machine exercises, movements and form must be taught with greater precision than ever before to avoid potential injury. Participants will learn the techniques to deliver clear and concise instruction to even novice participants in a way that encourages maximum adoption and retention.

2. "Watch me, do that" simply is not good enough. Trainers must communicate with, not talk at, their clients to ensure form is learned and movements can be repeated safely even when the trainer is not around. We will discuss the four ways in which clients receive information, the three phases of learning and the two ways to communicate effectively.

3. Medical facilities are often providing service to individuals with physical challenges. This seminar will also expose participants to the communication roadblocks of training the physically challenged, and provide insight how to overcome those challenges for better client understanding and results.

Brief Overview:

Are you frustrated that your novice clients can't seem to properly execute the exercises you're giving them? You're not alone. With more than two-thirds of US adults classified as overweight or obese, personal trainers are more likely than ever before to encounter clients with little or no gym or workout experience. This interactive seminar will teach you the communication skills to ensure your clients get it right, even when you aren't watching.

 

Continuing Education Credits (CECs):

This webinar has been approved for one contact hour by ACSM and AKTA.  Current members of the association receive complimentary credits after completing post-webinar survey. Non-members may purchase them for $25 after completing post-webinar survey. Payment must be received before CEC can be issued. 
Certificate of Attendance is free to MFA members. Non-members may receive a Certificate of Completion for free.  This Certificate acknowledges attendance at this webinar, but may not be used to petition for any educational credit without the payment of CEC Fees for non-MFA members.


Archives:

Current members of the association receive access to archived webinars with audio recordings within 72 hours of the live event. Members must login to the website to view these archives located under the Education Tab. Non-members may purchase the audio recording for $25. Payment must be received before recording can be issued. 

Handouts:

Everyone who registers and attends this webinar will receive a copy of the presentation in PDF format. 

Faculty:

Cosmo Wollan, Senior Director, Synergy Cubed

 



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