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Continuing Education

From time to time, the Rice Recreation Center and Fitness Programs will host Continuing Education classes. Designed to get the Houston community involved in continuing fitness education, as well as for aspiring Group Fitness instructors, the Fitness Programs offers these classes to the general public and the Rice community. You do not have to be a member of the Rice Recreation Center to participate in these clinics or workshops.

     


ACSM Personal Trainer Certification 3-day Workshop

This is the exclusive workshop of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and is delivered by Fitness Education Network for participants who are interested in attaining the highly respected ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM credential. FitnessEdNet will help you attain the “gold standard” in Personal Trainer Certification, as well as the practical knowledge and skill needed to be a top-notch trainer in today’s evolving fitness industry. This workshop provides state-of-the art information in the exercise sciences, including updated ACSM and industry guidelines as well as behavioral objectives, dimensions of wellness and more. This is the ultimate hands-on preparation. Let FitnessEdNet help you put the power of the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM credential behind your name. 

 

Date: Friday December 5, 2014 - Sunday December 7, 2014

Time: Friday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Saturday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm, Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Gibbs Recreation Center (click here for a campus map)

Price: $375 

To register: All students must register directly with ACSM. They can either complete the registration form (linked below) and mail in a credit card or check, or register on-line at www.acsm.org.


ACSM Personal Trainer Certification 1-day Workshop

This program is designed for currently and previously certified personal trainers who feel confident in their basic knowledge of Exercise Physiology, Anatomy and Kinesiology.  This program will provide the specific knowledge necessary to be successful in attaining the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM credential. The program will give you updated ACSM and other pertinent industry guidelines as well as provide you with the opportunity to review, practice and prepare to put the power of the new ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM credential behind your name.

 

Date: Sunday December 7, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Gibbs Recreation Center (click here for a campus map)

Price: $129

To register: All students must register directly with ACSM. They can either complete the registration form (linked below) and mail in a credit card or check, or register on-line at www.acsm.org


 

 Registration Form

icon_pdfClick here to download the 2014 ACSM Certification Workshop Application

 


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Please note: 
The ACSM Exam is separate from the workshop. The exam can be taken at a time that is convenient to you. A computerized testing company, Pearson VUE conducts the certification exam. The web site for more information on the testing center closest to you is www.pearsonvue.com. The cost of the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam is $279.00. Students can receive a discount of $30.00 when they purchase their exam voucher through FitnessEdNet. ACSM members will also receive a discount of $60.00 ($219.00). There are three textbooks that ACSM recommends. Please go to www.fitnessednet.com to order.

 

DISCLAIMER: These Continuing Education classes are not sponsored through the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. For programs associated with the Glasscock school, please see their Web site.