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NASM™ Personal Trainer

7 days
€ 2 195
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In addition to being one of the world's most renowned courses and the number 1 Personal Trainer training program in America, the NASM ™ Essentials for Personal Training program meets the European quality standards (EQF).

If you have successfully completed this program, you can also register as a Personal Trainer (EQF level 4) at EREPS (European Register of Exercise Professionals). The registration in the EREPS register guarantees quality and professionalism and opens many doors within the sports sector.

EREPS is recognized by Europe Active (the European umbrella organization in Sports and Health).

You learn about scientific backgrounds and practical methods to be able to test and measure in the right way to put together individual programs.

The knowledge you acquire provides a systematic and customized approach for everyone. The latest scientific insights and programs are tested both in laboratory settings and in practice by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (USA) before being included in our courses.

 

 

Successful trainers are NASM ™ certified.

The model was developed by NASM ™ and is called Optimum Performance Training (OPT). It is based on the scientific guidelines and principles of physical education. Each phase within the (OPT) model is constructed in such a way that it provides every client with a systematic structure that can make progress in respect of every personal goal. The model also considers specific, personal needs.

 

The total duration of the training is divided over 12 weeks (3 months) and consists of 7 teaching days in which theory and practice are alternated. The schedule of training days is such that every student has sufficient time to study the offered subject matter and to test it in practice.

 

Φ LESSON 1

- Introduction of the OPT model

- Basic principles of exercise physiology and movement theory

- Functional movement and posture analysis (assessment)

- Flexibility Training A

 

Φ LESSON 2

- Analysis of the most important compensations

- Flexibility Training B

- Cardiovascular training

 

Φ LESSON 3

- Core training

- Balance training

- Reactive (plyometric) training

 

Φ LESSON 4

- SAQ training (Speed, Agility, Quickness)

- Resistance training (strength)

 

Φ LESSON 5

- Training variables in phase I of the OPT model (stabilization)

- Create a program in phase I.

- Coaching in phase I

 

Φ LESSON 6

- Training variables in phase II, III and IV of the OPT model (endurance strength, hypertrophy and maximum strength)

- Create a program in phases II, III and IV

- Coaching in phase II, III and IV

 

Φ LESSON 7

- Training variables in phase V of the OPT model (strength)

- Create a program in phase V

- Coaching in phase V

 

Φ EXAM DAY 1 - THEORETICAL EXAMS

- Knowledge test and case study

 

Φ EXAM DAY 2 - NASM™ PRACTICAL EXAM

Φ STUDY MATERIAL

The following study materials are available at the start of the course for the participants; after payment of the full registration fee.
- the slides and other documents are available via our website in PDF version and can be downloaded by the participants.
- the textbook: NASM ™ Essentials or Personal Fitness Training - 6th edition (in English)
- access to the online resources offered by NASM ™ on the NASM.org site: videos, webinars, exercises in preparation for the written exam in the form of a quiz, etc.

Φ EXAMS

The program is concluded with two theoretical exams and one practical exam. You must be in possession of a valid CPR/AED card to be able to take the exams. 

Theoretical exams
- The "NASM ™ international exam" (120 minutes): 100 online multiple-choice questions in English provided by Physical Coaching Academy.
- Case study (90 minutes). You receive the data and test results from a fictitious customer. Based on this information, you must prepare an individual and personalized training program that complies with the guidelines of the OPT model.

Practical exam PCA Personal Trainer 
The exam consists of giving a Personal Training session that meets the set guidelines and the methodology of the OPT model.

In case you do not pass:
* The "NASM ™ international exam" can be retaken twice and at no extra cost. In case of an extra resit, an amount of € 250,- will be charged.
* The case study can be retaken a second (and last time) without additional costs.
* In case of a resit of the practical exam (maximum 1 resit), € 150, - will be charged as exam costs.

In any case, you have a maximum period of 6 months from the last day of the training program to take your exams. Otherwise you cannot take an exam after this period.

NCCA Accredited Exam
For people that specifically want to obtain a certificate that is recognized in the United States (for example to work there), it is possible to take the "NCCA Accredited Exam". For this exam an additional fee of € 125,- is charged on top of the price of the training program. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information on this subject.

Φ DIPLOMA

- After passing the multiple-choice exam, you will receive the "NASM ™ international certificate".

- After passing your case study and practical exam, you will receive the Physical Coaching Academy diploma that gives you access to the EREPS register (level 4).

 

Φ CONDITION OF PARTICIPATION

To be able to participate in this training program, you must be in possession of a relevant diploma showing that you have mastered the basic knowledge of Anatomy and Training. If you do not have the required prior knowledge, you can start following the preparatory Physical Trainer program. After passing this exam you can participate in the NASM ™ Personal Trainer program. If you have any doubts about the required prior knowledge, please feel free to contact us.

You must be at least 18 years old and in possession of a valid CPR/AED card to take part in the exams.

Φ COSTS

The costs of this training program are € 2.195, - (including all study materials and exams). You can also pay the course in 2 installments of € 1.152,50 (the course then costs € 2.305, -).

Participants that have (successfully) completed the basic Physical Trainer Trainer program in the previous year, enjoy a discount of € 125,- on the fees for the NASM ™ training program.

The total amount due for the registration must be paid no later than 7 calendar days before the start of the training program.

Φ TIMETABLE

Classes take place between 9:30 and 15:30. In the weekend, the lessons (in general) take place between 10:15 and 16:15. The lessons of the Summer School take place from 09:30 to 17:00.

Φ NASM Certified Personal Trainer SUMMER SCHOOL

During the summer months, it is possible to participate in the NASM ™ SUMMER SCHOOL and obtain your NASM Personal Trainer certificate in less than 3 weeks.

During the SUMMER SCHOOL lessons are longer, they start at 9:30 and end at 17:00. Considering the amount of teaching material to be handled and the complexity, this intensive training is intended for people who do not only have very good theoretical knowledge but also have a few years of practical experience as a Personal Trainer.

Φ ENROLL

View our calendar, make your choice and complete the registration form.

After processing your registration, in the final weeks before the start of the program as well as on the first training day, you will receive more detailed information regarding the run of the training program.

Calendar

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Rotterdam - Start 03/2019 (10:00 - 16:00) - My HealthClub Krimpen aan den IJssel - EN

  • Courses dates: 10/03/2019, 17/03/2019, 24/03/2019, 31/03/2019, 07/04/2019, 14/04/2019, 12/05/2019
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  • Theory exam: 24/05/2019
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  • Theory exam (resit): 14/06/2019
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  • Practice exam : 07/07/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Gent - Start 03/2019 - JIMS Fitness Overpoort - NL

  • Courses dates: 11/03/2019, 18/03/2019, 25/03/2019, 01/04/2019, 29/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 13/05/2019
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  • Theory exam: 20/05/2019
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  • Practice exam : 17/06/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Liège - Start 03/2019 - JIMS Fitness Liège - FR

  • Courses dates: 15/03/2019, 22/03/2019, 29/03/2019, 03/05/2019, 10/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019
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  • Theory exam: 07/06/2019
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  • Practice exam : 21/06/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Bruxelles - Start 03/2019 (1) - ASPRIA La Rasante - FR

  • Courses dates: 23/03/2019, 30/03/2019, 27/04/2019, 04/05/2019, 11/05/2019, 18/05/2019, 25/05/2019
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  • Theory exam: 07/06/2019
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  • Practice exam : 22/06/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Bruxelles - Start 03/2019 (2) - B.SPORTS - FR

  • Courses dates: 29/03/2019, 05/04/2019, 26/04/2019, 03/05/2019, 10/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019
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  • Theory exam: 07/06/2019
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  • Practice exam : 21/06/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Antwerpen - Start 04/2019 - JIMS Fitness Berchem - NL

  • Courses dates: 27/04/2019, 04/05/2019, 11/05/2019, 18/05/2019, 25/05/2019, 08/06/2019, 15/06/2019
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  • Theory exam: 28/06/2019
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  • Practice exam : 06/07/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Luxembourg - Start 05/2019 - Factory 4 - FR

  • Courses dates: 11/05/2019, 12/05/2019, 18/05/2019, 19/05/2019, 08/06/2019, 09/06/2019, 15/06/2019
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  • Theory exam: 22/06/2019
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  • Practice exam : 29/06/2019

Registrations for this session are closed

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Heerhugowaard (Summer School) - Start 06/2019 - My HealthClub Heerhugowaard - NL

  • Courses dates: 24/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 28/06/2019
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  • Theory exam: 04/07/2019
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  • Practice exam : 13/07/2019

9 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Berlin (Summer School) - Start 06/2019 - Holmes Place Neue Welt - EN

  • Courses dates: 24/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 28/06/2019
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  • Theory exam: 05/07/2019
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  • Practice exam : 12/07/2019

7 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Bruxelles (Summer School) - Start 07/2019 - B.SPORTS - FR

  • Courses dates: 01/07/2019, 02/07/2019, 03/07/2019, 04/07/2019, 05/07/2019
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  • Theory exam: 12/07/2019
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  • Practice exam : 19/07/2019

3 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Frankfurt (Summer School) - Start 07/2019 - Location will be confirmed - EN

  • Courses dates: 08/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 12/07/2019
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  • Theory exam: 19/07/2019
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  • Practice exam : 26/07/2019

14 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Weert (Summer School) - Start 07/2019 - My HealthClub Weert - EN

  • Courses dates: 22/07/2019, 23/07/2019, 24/07/2019, 25/07/2019, 26/07/2019
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  • Theory exam: 02/08/2019
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  • Practice exam : 10/08/2019

5 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Liège (Summer School) - Start 08/2019 - JIMS Fitness Liège - FR

  • Courses dates: 07/08/2019, 08/08/2019, 09/08/2019, 12/08/2019, 13/08/2019
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  • Theory exam: 23/08/2019
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  • Practice exam : 31/08/2019

10 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Bruxelles(Summer School) - Start 08/2019 - B.SPORTS - FR

  • Courses dates: 12/08/2019, 13/08/2019, 14/08/2019, 15/08/2019, 16/08/2019
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  • Theory exam: 23/08/2019
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  • Practice exam : 30/08/2019

15 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Cologne (Summer School) - Start 08/2019 - Holmes Place Köln am Gürzenich - EN

  • Courses dates: 19/08/2019, 20/08/2019, 21/08/2019, 22/08/2019, 23/08/2019
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  • Theory exam: 30/08/2019
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  • Practice exam : 06/09/2019

15 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Antwerpen (Summer School) - Start 08/2019 - JIMS Fitness Berchem - NL

  • Courses dates: 19/08/2019, 20/08/2019, 21/08/2019, 22/08/2019, 23/08/2019
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  • Theory exam: 30/08/2019
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  • Practice exam : 07/09/2019

7 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Gent (Summer School) - Start 08/2019 - JIMS Fitness Overpoort - NL

  • Courses dates: 26/08/2019, 27/08/2019, 28/08/2019, 29/08/2019, 30/08/2019
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  • Theory exam: 06/09/2019
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  • Practice exam : 14/09/2019

8 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Munich (Summer School) - Start 09/2019 - Location will be confirmed - EN

  • Courses dates: 02/09/2019, 03/09/2019, 04/09/2019, 05/09/2019, 06/09/2019
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  • Theory exam: 13/09/2019
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  • Practice exam : 20/09/2019

14 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Bruxelles - Start 09/2019 (1) - B.SPORTS - FR

  • Courses dates: 02/09/2019, 09/09/2019, 16/09/2019, 23/09/2019, 07/10/2019, 14/10/2019
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  • Theory exam: 21/10/2019
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  • Practice exam : 18/11/2019

10 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Antwerpen - Start 09/2019 - JIMS Fitness Berchem - NL

  • Courses dates: 06/09/2019, 13/09/2019, 20/09/2019, 27/09/2019, 04/10/2019, 11/10/2019, 18/10/2019
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  • Theory exam: 25/10/2019
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  • Practice exam : 08/11/2019

12 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Bruxelles - Start 09/2019 (2) - B.SPORTS - FR

  • Courses dates: 15/09/2019, 22/09/2019, 29/09/2019, 06/10/2019, 13/10/2019, 10/11/2019, 17/11/2019
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  • Theory exam: 29/11/2019
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  • Practice exam : 15/12/2019

9 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Hasselt - Start 10/2019 - I-Fitness Hasselt - NL

  • Courses dates: 21/10/2019, 04/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/11/2019, 02/12/2019, 09/12/2019, 16/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 06/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 20/01/2020

13 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Liège - Start 10/2019 - JIMS Fitness Liège - FR

  • Courses dates: 25/10/2019, 08/11/2019, 15/11/2019, 22/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 13/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 10/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 24/01/2020

15 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Antwerpen - Start 11/2019 - JIMS Fitness Berchem - NL

  • Courses dates: 02/11/2019, 09/11/2019, 16/11/2019, 23/11/2019, 30/11/2019, 07/12/2019, 14/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 10/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 25/01/2020

14 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Gent - Start 11/2019 - JIMS Fitness Overpoort - NL

  • Courses dates: 04/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/11/2019, 02/12/2019, 09/12/2019, 16/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 06/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 20/01/2020

13 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Rotterdam - Start 11/2019 - My HealthClub Krimpen aan den IJssel - NL

  • Courses dates: 08/11/2019, 15/11/2019, 22/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 13/12/2019, 20/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 10/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 24/01/2019

15 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Nijmegen - Start 11/2019 - My HealthClub Nijmegen - NL

  • Courses dates: 09/11/2019, 16/11/2019, 23/11/2019, 30/11/2019, 07/12/2019, 14/12/2019, 21/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 13/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 25/01/2020

15 remaining places

NASM™ Personal Trainer - Heerhugowaard - Start 11/2019 - My HealthClub Heerhugowaard - EN

  • Courses dates: 10/11/2019, 17/11/2019, 24/11/2019, 01/12/2019, 08/12/2019, 15/12/2019, 22/12/2019
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  • Theory exam: 13/01/2020
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  • Practice exam : 26/01/2020

14 remaining places