Help clients achieve a better range of motion, fix muscle imbalances, optimize, performance, prevent pain and injuries. Meet the demand for relief from low back, shoulder and knee pain.
As Trainers, it is of utmost importance to maintain the safety of our clients and teach them to properly put their individualized programs into action without causing harm. Corrective Exercise gives each trainer the knowledge to help clients achieve a better range of motion, fix muscle imbalances, optimize performance, and prevent pain and injuries.
As a corrective exercise specialist, you will be more than just a trainer. You will be the guide to restoring alignment and mobility for clients who have challenges in their bodies. You’ll understand the human body and how each aspect of it has its specific function. Be able to give each client a lower and upper body multi-joint movement analysis. And most importantly you’ll be able to transform people's lives in more ways than one.
Our course material is continually updated so you can be sure you're receiving the most accurate and up-to-date information available. You'll learn everything you need to know to start helping clients start moving better and feeling less pain:
Understand the roles that a personal trainer or health care practitioner are legally and ethically allowed to play when correcting physical dysfunctions
Explain the structure and function of the human skeletal system
Describe the structure and function of the skeletal muscle system
Explain the structure and function of the nervous system
Describe the primary joint actions and the muscles that drive them
Explain how movement is initiated, maintained, and modified
Describe the four necessary steps to prepare for your client
Explain the essential roles of motivation, feedback and exercise capacity
Outline the steps to perform a movement analysis for any exercise
Explain the steps to restore structural alignment and stability from head to toe
Describe the corrective exercises that correspond with the most common movement dysfunctions
Describe soft tissue assessments and correctives for the most common joint restrictions
Awesome class. Well written and very insightful!
Marc C Cisneros, December 13
I truly loved this course! The knowledge I acquired will be very useful throughout my entire career.
Philippe Vallerand, December 2
This has been an eye opener and game changer for me and I know it will add value to my business.
Motselisi Mosiana, November 23
The main course text includes everything you need to become an ISSA Corrective Exercise Specialist. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.
This online handy reference guide walks you through the course unit-by-unit, allowing you to gain a better understanding of corrective exercise concepts.
ISSA's certification exam solidifies your proficiency as a fitness professional. Choose a paper-and-pencil exam or utilize our secure online testing portal. One No-cost Retest (if necessary).
ISSA and Hyperstrike provide you with an exclusive online exercise lab with over 250 animated exercises. 3D animation and three different angles ensure that proper form and technique are a breeze!
Our online forum is where you can post client or business challenges and receive guidance from our on-staff Master Trainers and members of the ISSA family worldwide.
The practice Exam and quizzes test your understanding of the materials; so while you're reading you're preparing for the exam at the same time.
All ISSA members get a free website to support their personal trainer careers online. Five pages of professionally designed, easily editable, fully hosted content is included. Choose from nine designs and put your best face forward online! To learn more about this benefit, click here.
All ISSA students have access to unlimited educational support. If you have questions about the course materials, our on-staff professors can guide you through. This support continues even after you earn your personal trainer certification.
From the skeleton system to understanding primary joint actions and the muscles that drive them, Corrective Exercise Specialists have all the tools they need to outline the steps to restore structural alignment and stability from head to toe.
On your path to becoming a Corrective Exercise Specialist, you’ll learn:
This is an EREPS Approved Training Course - 10 LLP Points
EREPS is a fully independent register of instructors, trainers and teachers working in the European fitness and physical activity sector.
EREPS recognizes the qualifications and skills of fitness professionals, as an important assurance for consumers and employers. Our ultimate goal is to make sure that every instructor, trainer and teacher in Europe holds the appropriate qualification(s) to ensure that people can work out safely and effectively.
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