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Course Overview:
Training Teenagers (12-17 year olds)

In this course, Christine takes you through key insights and considerations when working with teenage clients, to assist your delivery of 1-1 personal training or group sessions. Built on both current research and Christine’s direct experience teaching in public schools and working in the fitness industry, you will learn about tailoring effective communication and session strategies with teenagers, and practical ideas to include in one-on-one PT or group sessions. The course will prove a great addition to your skills as a personal trainer or fitness instructor. In her own words, “Working with teenagers is fun – interesting – but fun!”

This course is designed for fitness coaches and personal trainers working one on one and with small groups of teens (12-17 years olds) in a gym or group fitness environment.

This course will cover:
the physical aspects of training teenagers – growth and development and how that will impact the program and training with adolescents the mental stuff – how they think (does anyone really know..?) tips for communicating and building relationships so teens can perform at their best the legal stuff – what boxes need to be checked, what you need to know and where you can go to find it.

Throughout the course are Practical Training Tools you can use to help design and implement in your sessions, and Resource Kits with links and reading material where you can find additional information on the topics covered.

Accreditation Fitness Australia – # CECs* / REPs NZ – # CPDs (*valid until 31/08/2023)
In order to obtain Fitness Australia CECs, this course must be completed by 31/08/2023
Investment $39 members / $49 non-members
Delivery mode Online text and video
PLEASE NOTE: video presentations are delivered online so a fast and reliable internet connection is required
Pre-requisite/s N/A
Approx. duration 2 hours
Assessment Online multiple choice
Access Period You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course. A $50 extension fee will be required if you do not complete your course within the allocated time frame. If you wish to obtain the CECs/PDPs/CPDs, you will need to complete the course by the CEC expiry date listed above.

About the Author:
Christine Kusznir is a Les Mills Group Fitness Instructor and a Fitness Coach at the Australian Institute of Fitness Adelaide Campus, SA, Australia. She is also a registered and current secondary school science, maths and VET teacher.

After studying a Bachelor of Science, Christine worked for 8 years in a Cereal Grain Biochemistry Laboratory at the University of Adelaide and during this time pursued her other passion in fitness and studied Certificate IV in Fitness at the Australian Institute of Fitness. Over the past 8 years, Christine has trained in Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, BODYPUMP, SPRINT and RPM. She currently teaches all four programs in clubs around Adelaide.

Christine’s other experiences include managing group fitness at several Goodlife Health Clubs, presenting at national and international Les Mills events, and even teaching group fitness on a Mega Luxury Yacht! Christine is also a Les Mills National Presenter for RPM and a Reebok Sponsored Athlete.

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