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ISSA IS #1

  • MOST ACCREDITED CERTIFICATIONS
  • BEST RATED AND REVIEWED
  • FASTEST GROWING

TRANSFORMATION SPECIALIST

Why choose an ISSA certification over others?

 

  1. ISSA is the most accredited – Your training will meet the highest standards, be widely recognised, and put you ahead of the competition to get a job or start your own business.
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  3. ISSA are the best rated and reviewed – Others who have gone before you can attest to the quality of the course and have taken the time to voice their satisfaction, thus reinforcing that the ISSA certification will take you to the top of your game.
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  5. ISSA are the fastest growing – The word is spreading that this is the personal training certification that yields the best results. The best time to get started is always now.

COURSE SNAPSHOT

Online self-paced content

Complete in 12 months or less

Taught by industry leaders

Exclusive modules you won’t find elsewhere

Obtain 4 Certificates!
ISSA Personal Trainer Certification
HMA Coaching with Purpose
HMA Fiscal Fitness
HMA Practical Preparation

Apply now for our September 2021 intake
(Upcoming Practical Workshops: 18-19  &  25-26 Sept)

Places are strictly limited

Choose $1750 upfront or 4 payments over 4 months

What You'll Learn From This Course

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:

  • Recognize and identify the stages of change.
  • Describe characteristic features of each stage of change that can be used to assess the client.
  • Identify the basic principles of Motivational Interviewing.
  • Describe the techniques utilized in Motivational Interviewing.
  • Apply Motivational Interviewing techniques to change client behavior
  • Design strength-based program that incorporates elements of flourishing.
  • Characterize the five components of positive psychology.
  • Incorporate specific skills to move the client from surviving to thriving.
  • Summarize the ISSA Drawing In Process.
  • Describe the theoretical premise of commitment devices and how they may be helpful to personal trainers and clients.
  • Explain the way in which commitment devices improve conscious control.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of commitment devices and the ways in which personal trainers can employ them to improve the consistency of client behavior.
  • Summarize the experience sampling method and how it can be used to generate behavior change.
  • Incorporate the steps necessary to utilize experience sampling with personal training clients.

Your New Career as a Transformation Specialist Starts Here

The ISSA’s Transformation Course integrates the theory of behavioural change with practical strategies for influencing behavioural patterns as they relate to physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Students learn the skills needed to affect a qualitative shift in client behaviour. Topics covered include the stages of behavioural change, motivational interviewing, positive psychology, commitment strategies, flow, and the experience sampling method.

Tailored Study Options

 

Study your way at your convenience

Everything you need to learn is all online in text, audio, and visual formats. Whether you need to study on-the-go in between a busy schedule, or quietly in the comfort of your own home, you can learn in a way that best suits your needs.

 

Live webinars, workshops and support

Our highly qualified team will guide you in a series of live webinars, workshops, and Q&A sessions to reinforce the online material to cement your knowledge and understanding of the course material. By combining the theory and applying it in practice, you receive the clarity and confidence you need to hit the ground running and succeed.

 

Certified at home

Take the final exam from home – no need to go to a testing centre. Eliminate the hassle and stress of travelling to a testing centre and testing in a unfamiliar environment. Complete the test in a comfortable and familiar place where you can perform your best on the exam.

 

How the ISSA Transformation Specialist Works

 

We know that balancing your studies with an already busy schedule can be a challenge, which is why we designed a flexible, self-paced online course schedule that allows you to study when, where, and how often you’d like.

  • 1Get Instant Access and Start Studying Right Away

Access your digital textbook online. With 1-2 hours of studying per day, most students finish in just 8-10 weeks. Feel free to study at your own pace.

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Complete Quizzes and Test Your Comprehension

We offer multiple online practice quizzes throughout the course to completely prepare you for the final exam and for real life coaching and helping.

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Take the Open-Book, Untimed Final Exam from Anywhere

You read that correctly – the final exam is online, open-book, untimed, and can be completed over multiple sessions! You can even go back and change any answer, at any time, before you submit your exam. If you don’t pass the first time, we even allow you to re-take the exam.

What You'll Get With This Course

 

Online Course Textbook

The main course text includes everything you need to earn an ISSA Transformation Specialist Certification. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you’re receiving the most up-to-date information available.

Online Study Guide and Workbook

This online handy reference guide walks you through the course unit-by-unit, allowing you to gain a better understanding of personal trainer concepts.

Online Exercise Lab

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!

Practice Exam and Section Quizzes

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.

Online and Home Study Exam

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).

Online Student Forum

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.

 

Who Are ISSA Online Coaches?

ISSA Online Coaches want to be the trainer people turn to when looking for an online training program. They know how to truly market themselves and have the skills to reach new potential clients, while engaging their established client base. ISSA Online Coaches STAND OUT from other virtual trainers because they know how to make their online training business a true success.

 

What’s Included with the ISSA Online Coach Course?

– 84 Tutorial Videos + 84 Downloadable Professional Templates

– Free Professional Website

– 2 Downloadable Textbooks

– Unlimited Education Support

– Guided and Structured Study

– Learn at Your Own Pace Lessons

– Online Final Exam

 

 

 

    Frequently Asked Questions

     

    What is required to get my DNA based fitness coach certificate?

    You must meet the following:

    • Submission of all course quizzes
    • A score of 75% or better on all sections of the final examination
    • Proof of current Adult CPR/AED certificate

    Does ISSA offer the ability to take quizzes and exams online?

    Yes, Online testing, for both quizzes and final exams, is the preferred testing method. Online testing saves you the hassle of organizing and photocopying your answer sheets, saves you from a trip to the post office, saves you postage for registered mail, and keeps track of your submissions in your Member Account. What’s more, online testing produces a much faster turn-around time for grading!

    Is there an extra cost to pay it off early?

    No. There are no penalties for paying it off early.

    Can I get a printed copy of the textbook?

    In addition to the free online version of the course textbooks, you can purchase printed copies of our most popular courses. Click here to look for your course and buy the book.

    What do others think of ISSA’s CPT course?

    Don’t simply take our word for the high quality and excellent standard of the course. Find out what others are saying by checking out the staggering number of positive Trust Pilot reviews at https://www.trustpilot.com/review/issaonline.com

     

    Meet the Instructors

    Eugenio Palmieri

    Eugenio is an experienced entrepreneur and management consultant with over 20 years experience in entrepreneurship, business development and corporate management.

    Through his extensive experience with global organisations in the fitness, financial, and manufacturing sectors he has helped numerous entrepreneurs and organisations streamline their operations, save costs and set growth strategies.

    Eugenio has established one of the first Anytime Fitness clubs in Singapore. He is to date co-owning and operating three successful Anytime Fitness clubs in Singapore.

    His qualifications include:

    • Bachelor of International Business And Management Studies – Rotterdam University, The Netherlands
    • Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Latin American University of Leon, Mexico

    Anna Milani

    Anna Milani is the founder and CEO of Sparkd, The Brain & Fitness Hub, a new concept gym focussing on Brain Health Fitness Training in Singapore. Anna has over 20 years’ experience in the fitness industry with a diverse range of training and specialisations. Before opening Sparkd, she has worked for fitness companies both in Singapore and in the UK, managing some of the most prestigious fitness centres in London.

    Her certifications include:

    • BA (Hons.) Contemporary Dance (The Place-London Contemporary Dance School-UK))
    • MBA (Anglia Ruskin University-UK)
    • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer (USA)
    • REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer (UK)
    • Alan Herdman Pilates Teacher Training Course Body Conditioning and Remedial Exercise Certified (UK)
    • Polestar Pilates Asia Full-studio Equipment Qualified (Singapore)
    • Polestar Pilates Asia- Programming for Pregnancy Reformer Group (Singapore)
    • 200Hr Advanced Prabhu Yoga International Teacher Training Certified (Singapore)
    • ACE Pre and Post Natal Exercise (USA)
    • Mindful Birth Teacher Training Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, Pre- post and yoga for active birth (Australia)
    • PN- Precision Nutrition Level 1- Sport an Exercise Nutrition Certification, (Canada)
    • CPPC Certified Pre and Postnatal Coach, Coaching & Women Training Academy, (Canada)
    • ACE Orthopaedic Exercise Specialist (USA)
    • FAI Brain Health Certified Trainer (USA)
    • Brain Health Certified Coach- Amen University, Amen Clinics (USA)
    • Graduate from The Neuroscience Academy (Australia)
    • FAI Functional Ageing Specialist (USA)
    • FAI Functional Aging Group Exercise Specialist (USA)

    Anna loves sharing her knowledge and her experience with anyone who has a desire to know and understand about exercise, movement and fitness. She has a special interest in Brain Health Training and the impact of exercise on the brain and cognition.

    In her spare time Anna enjoys continues to read and research the latest in brain health research, science and fitness. She enjoys spending time with her young family, and likes to relax with friends and a nice glass of red wine.

    Filipe Pereira

    Filipe Pereira, PTA Global CPT, NASM CPT, ACE CPT, ASCA CSCS, TBBM L1, has worked in the fitness industry for over 18 years in Canada, Ireland, UK and Asia. He started his career in 2003 in London managing fitness teams, group class studios and rebranding from Holmes place to Virgin Active, worked in senior management roles in Fitness First Asia, supporting its growth and rebranding its image. He is currently delivering advanced coaching for fitness trainers and businesses as well as running Fortitude FPI Personal training studio in Portugal.

    His certifications include:

    • BA in Fitness and Exercise Management by Open university London
    • Issa CPT (Portugal)
    • PTA Global CPT (Portugal)
    • NASM CPT (Ireland)
    • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 (Singapore)
    • Active isolation stretching by Aaron Matts (Singapore)
    • Animal Flow L1 (Malaysia)
    • Rehab Express, Essentials and Master Class by Rehab Trainer (Australia)
    • The Bio Mechanic Methods Level 1 (USA)
    • EBFA L1 and 2 barefoot (Singapore)
    • Precision Nutrition L1 (Singapore)
    • Singapore Weight lifting federation L1 (Singapore)
    • British Weight lifting association (London)
    • Les Mills Trainer in RPM, Combat, Pump and Attack

    Filipe has been delivering fitness education for the past 7 years to thousands of new and experienced fitness coaches around the world. Sharing knowledge and experience to best serve the fitness industry has been its true passion and purpose.

    Dr Jon Marshall (Osteopath)

    Educational Background

    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary Medicine)
    • Masters of Osteopathy
    • Masters of Applied Science (Acupuncture)
    • Master of Strength and Conditioning (Current)
    • Certification in Advanced Occupational Ergonomics, Colorado State University
    • Functional Manual Medicine, Michigan State University, USA (Current)

    Fitness Certifications

    • Clinical Pilates (DMA)
    • Diploma in Contemporary Pilates
    • Level 1 Australian Strength and Conditioning Coach
    • Certified Personal Trainer (American Council of Exercise)
    • Certified Personal Trainer (International Sports Sciences Association)
    • Master Trainer (International Sports Sciences Association)
    • Sports Performance Specialist (American Council of Exercise)
    • Functional Training Specialist (American Council of Exercise)
    • MMA Conditioning Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
    • Bio-Mechanics Method Level 1

    Lecturing experience

    • RMIT University Lecturer (Chinese Medicine), Melbourne Australia
    • RMIT University Lecturer (Osteopathy), Melbourne Australia
    • International College of Osteopathy Lecturer (Osteopathy), Tokyo Japan
    • Founder, Course Director and Tutor of Manual Medicine Australasia

    Other

    • Australian Olympic Taekwondo Team Osteopath (Olympic Qualification Tournaments 2011, Azerberjian & New Caledonia; World Junior Championships, Egypt 2012; Olympic Qualification Tournament 2016, Turkey)
    • Founder of Back In Health Osteopathy Australia and Back In Health Osteopathy Singapore

     

    Contact Us

    If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to contact us. We will be more than happy to assist and respond as soon as possible.

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    15 Tai Thong Crescent

    Potong Pasir

    Singapore 347849