FUNCTIONAL TRAINING COACH

FTC-L1 PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION

 

 

UPCOMING DATES

OCTOBER 14-16, 2022

CERTIFICATION OVERVIEW

Our Functional Training Coach (FTC-L1) certification is a highly practical immersion into the art and science of strength training, but it is also a comprehensive personal training certification that equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in the fitness industry.

 

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Learn the system that made Fit Squad the top personal training company in Toronto

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Learn from our top coaches and master the latest in the science of training

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Feel confident and qualified to coach anyone

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Get certified as a personal trainer and qualify for insurance

CERTIFICATION OVERVIEW

Our Functional Training Coach (FTC-L1) certification is a highly practical immersion into the art and science of strength training, but it is also a comprehensive personal training certification that equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in the fitness industry.

 

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Learn the system that made Fit Squad the top personal training company in Toronto

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Learn from our top coaches and master the latest in the science of training

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Feel confident and qualified to coach anyone

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Get certified as a personal trainer and qualify for insurance.

INSIDE THE COURSE

ONLINE THEORY COMPONENT

The theory component of the course takes place online and guides you through lectures, written content, and practice quizzes that you can work through at your own pace.

3-DAY PRACTICAL 

The 3-day practical component of the course takes place in person at the Fit Squad Training facility and is led by our top coaches. It’s a highly interactive experience that will change the way you think about training. 

GET CERTIFIED

Upon successful completion of the online theory component and after demonstrating competence in the practical component of the course, you will earn the Functional Training Coach credential.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

3-DAY PRACTICAL COMPONENT

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How to perform an initial functional assessment of posture, mobility and stability

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Barbell, Kettlebell, Dumbbell and Bodyweight exercise technique taught with military precision

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Learn our top coaching cues and corrective strategies

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How to progress and regress exercises in each of the fundamental movement patterns (Squat, Hinge, Lunge, Press, Pull, Carry)

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Mobility strategies, dynamic stabilization and movement preparation

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The art and science of program design for strength, hypertrophy and conditioning

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Benchmark testing

ONLINE THEORY COMPONENT

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Fit Squad's coaching principles and functional training methodology

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Applied muscular and skeletal anatomy

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Applied biomechanics

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Important training terminology and concepts

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The 6 fundamental movement patterns

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Posture and breathing

REGISTRATION

FTC-LEVEL 1

October 14-16, 2022
8am- 5pm 

$1195

Fit Squad Training
111 Peter Street
Toronto, ON

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DOES FTC-L1 CERTIFY ME AS A PERSONAL TRAINER?

Yes, in addition to equipping you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel as a personal trainer, our FTC certification allows you to get insured as a personal trainer.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO GET FTC-L1 CERTIFIED?

In order to earn the FTC credential you must a) complete the online theory modules and pass the theory test b) pass the practical exam.

WHERE DOES THE PRACTICAL COMPONENT TAKE PLACE?

The 3-day practical component of the course takes place at the Fit Squad Training facility (111 Peter Street, Suite 102, Toronto, ON). 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for is for highly driven personal trainers, aspiring personal trainers, and training fanatics who are interested in learning our leading-edge strength & conditioning methodology.   

WHAT IS THE DAILY SCHEDULE for the 3-day practical?

The practical course days go from 9am to 5pm and include a 1 hour lunch break. 

CAN I JUST TAKE THE COURSE WITHOUT DOING THE EXAMS ?

Yes, if you’re not looking to get certified but want to take the course for your own benefit, you are welcome to do so.