Fitness Professional Development

Workshop and Training opportunities are for KSU students interested in teaching Group Fitness, Personal Training, and or learning more about our classes and equipment!

We partner with professional fitness organizations (Schwinn, YogaFit®, TRX®, and more!) to bring training opportunities to the KSU campus. Depending on the organization and type of training, the following features may vary, including:

  • Duration (one-day or two-day workshops and training)
  • Payment
  • Prerequisite and experience requirements
  • Registration methods
  • Class size and availability

Fall 2019 Offerings: 

  • Learn the fundamentals of TRX Suspension Training and how to incorporate them into your personal training practice in this introductory eight-hour course. With the versatility of TRX Suspension Training® you’ll have a portable fitness solution to train clients in any setting. You'll learn how to properly perform and cue foundation Suspension Training exercises as well as the benefits and target muscles of the exercises. Learn modifications and progressions to adapt the exercises to every fitness level.

     Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Properly perform a variety of Suspension Training exercises
    • Progress and regress exercises for all fitness levels
    • Adjust resistance and stability for all exercises
    • Cue and correct common faults
    • Correctly set up and use the TRX Suspension Trainer

    Date and Times: Saturday, September 21 from 9:00AM-5:00PM

    Location: Student Recreation and Activities Center, TRX Rig 

    Cost: $295.00

    Register Here
  • Get the tools you need during this power packed day to become a successful and sought-after instructor on the latest bike and console from Schwinn! Experience the Schwinn AC Performance Bike with the Schwinn Echelon Console with power/watt measurement and performance feedback. This critically acclaimed certification, based on the Schwinn® Cycling Coach’s Pyramid™, allows you to work smart, break through barriers, fill your room with riders and shine in the studio.  

    Course also covers proper bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication skills & motivation techniques. Takeaways include:
    • Eight complete class design plans ready to use
    • A comprehensive manual
    • Certificate of Completion worth 0.8ACE CECs/8.00 AFAA CEUs, 0.8 NASM 
    Date and Times: Saturday September 28, 8:00AM-5:00PM 

    Location: SRAC, Studio 1 

    Cost: $225 

    Register Here
  • For over 35 years, AFAA® has provided generations of instructors with practical skills and hands-on experience needed to inspire and motivate the world to move toward happier and healthier lives. This course will provide you with a strong foundation for you to build your future as a Group Fitness Instructor, and empower you to excel in the exciting group fitness community. Let AFAA® enhance your training expertise with this interactive workshop. Whether you are just starting in the fitness industry, or are an experienced pro, this training will take you to the next level. 

    Date and Times: Saturday, November 9 from 8:00AM-5:00PM 

    Location: Student Recreation and Activities Center, Studio 2-3 

    Cost: $199 

    Register Here
  • Are you studying to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)? Give yourself the best chance for exam success with NSCA Exam Prep Live Clinics.  

    The CSCS Exam Prep Live Clinic provides: 
    • Overview of content and concepts emphasized on the exam 
    • Access to leading NSCA industry professionals 
    • Key test-taking strategies 

    Dates and Times: Saturday, November 2- Sunday, November 3 from 8:00AM-5:30PM 

    Location: Student Recreation and Activities Center 

    Register Here