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Youth Fitness Specialist Certification

Youth Fitness Specialist Certification

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Youth Fitness Specialist Certification: 

Step Up Your Career and Impact Young Lives

Are you passionate about fitness and eager to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people? With the W.I.T.S. Youth Fitness Specialist Certification, you can expand your career in the youth market and become a trusted advocate for health and fitness among children and adolescents. Our comprehensive certification course equips you with the skills and knowledge to thrive in various environments, from schools and gyms to after-school programs and summer camps.

Why Choose the Youth Fitness Specialist Certification?

Career Advancement

Expand Your Career Horizons: By obtaining this certification, you’ll be ready to work in diverse settings focused on youth fitness. Whether it’s schools, community gyms, or specialized youth programs, your expertise will be in high demand.

Expert Guidance

Learn From the Best: Our course is designed and delivered by our expert in youth fitness and education. With W.I.T.S., you’re set up for success right from the start.

Community Impact

Make a Difference: Teach young people about the importance of health and fitness, helping them build lifelong healthy habits. Your work will contribute to community well-being and foster a generation that values physical activity.

Course Benefits

Comprehensive Training

Holistic Education: The video course covers everything you need to know about youth fitness, from safe exercise practices to motivational strategies and program design. You’ll gain a deep understanding of younger physiology and nutrition, ensuring that your programs are both effective and safe.

Practical Experience

Hands-On Labs: Apply what you’ve learned in the video practical labs, where you’ll conduct fitness assessments, design individualized programs, and practice advanced strength exercises. This video based practical experience ensures that you’re fully prepared to implement your knowledge in real-world settings.

Parental Assurance

Safety First: Parents will trust that their children are in good hands, knowing you’re educated in creating safe and engaging fitness environments tailored to youth needs.


Course Curriculum

Our Youth Fitness Specialist Certification covers a wide range of topics to give you a well-rounded education in youth fitness. Some of the key areas covered include:

  • Understanding child and adolescent development and physiology
  • Creating safe and effective exercise programs for various age groups
  • Incorporating fun and engaging activities to keep kids motivated
  • Teaching proper form and technique for strength and resistance training
  • Educating on nutrition and healthy eating habits for young people
  • Designing individualized fitness plans for children with special needs or injuries
  • Managing group classes and working with diverse populations of youth

Through our comprehensive curriculum, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a well-rounded and successful Youth Fitness Specialist.

Who Can Benefit from This Certification?

  • Fitness professionals looking to expand their career in the youth market
  • Physical education teachers and coaches
  • Community recreation workers and camp counselors
  • Personal trainers interested in working with younger clients
  • Parents and caregivers looking to increase their understanding of youth fitness and nutrition

Don't miss out on the opportunity to become a certified Youth Fitness Specialist with W.I.T.S.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing the Youth Fitness Specialist Certification course, you will be able to:

  • Describe safe, effective, age-appropriate exercises for youth.
  • Demonstrate these exercises confidently.
  • Assess the fitness levels of young individuals.
  • Explain the motivational factors that encourage youth to exercise.
  • Design comprehensive fitness programs incorporating principles of youth motivation.

Course Syllabus Breakdown

Lecture 1

  • Fundamentals of Strength Training
  • Program Prescription
  • Youth Fitness Assessment
  • Safe Training Environments
  • Teaching Technique

Lecture 2

  • Body Composition
  • Motivation and Individualizing Youth Programs
  • The Youth Physical Activity Promotion Model
  • Eating for Strength and Performance

Lecture 3

  • Periodization and Recovery
  • Sport-Specific Training
  • Strength Training Across the Ages

Practical Lab 1

  • Obtaining Parental Consent
  • Health History
  • Warming Up
  • Fitness Gram Assessments

Practical Lab 2

  • Assessment Review
  • Strength Training Modalities

Practical Lab 3

  • Advanced Strength Exercises
  • Training Scenarios
  • Exam Review

Required Textbook

"Youth Strength Training: Programs for Health, Fitness and Sport" by Faigenbaum and Westcott. Available from Human Kinetics and Amazon (new and used).

Who Should Enroll?

Our Youth Fitness Specialist Certification is ideal for:

  • Fitness Professionals looking to specialize in youth fitness.
  • Youth Teachers and Caregivers aiming to integrate fitness into their programs.
  • Physical Education Teachers wanting to expand their expertise and offer more to their students.

Start Your Journey Today

Don’t wait any longer—get certified now with the W.I.T.S. Youth Fitness Specialist Certification Course! Advance your knowledge, expand your client base, and make a positive impact in your community. Sign up today and take the first step towards a rewarding career in youth fitness.

Ready to make a difference? Contact us to enroll or learn more about the course. Your journey towards transforming young lives through fitness begins with W.I.T.S.

Start now and be the change you wish to see in the world!

Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6-month full 24/7 access to complete your online program.  The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.

Special Note: None of our educational programs are required to test for any national certification or certificate.

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