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It’s not just about sets and reps anymore. Your clients want, and expect, more than ever from their sessions.

Being a successful Personal Trainer or Instructor is about more than simply prescribing an exercise session – it’s about becoming an Agent of Change. It’s about assisting  your clients create meaningful change in their lives, by guiding them on a path towards better health and fitness.

In this four-part course you’ll:

  • Learn a range of strategies for helping clients through the Stages of Change
  • Explore the major principles of how a brain changes
  • Understand the core human needs that create long lasting behaviour change
  • Discover proven coaching principles that help your clients move past their resistance to change
  • Learn powerful but simple tools that will transform your coaching skills.
Accreditation Fitness Australia – 4 CECs* / REPs NZ – 4 CPDs (*valid until 21/09/2021)
In order to obtain Fitness Australia CECs, this course must be completed by 21/09/2021
Investment $99 members / $129 non-members
Delivery mode 4 online video presentations
PLEASE NOTE: video presentations are delivered online so a fast and reliable internet connection is required
Pre-requisite/s N/A
Approx. duration 4 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.

Video 1: The Ultimate in Behaviour Change by Dr. Cam McDonald

Your business and clients’ results rely on two things: their commitment to themselves; and your ability to guide them through the right questions, support and principles. Dr. Cam presents the big Do’s and Don’ts of empowering behaviour change, so you can avoid their mistakes and benefit from their successes.

Video 2: The 6 Human Needs- where do you fit in as a coach? by John Polley

The 6 human needs are certainty, variety, significance, connection, growth and contribution. JP explores how you can tick these boxes during clients’ sessions to fulfil more than their physical goals.

Video 3: Uncovering Purpose- coaching for sustainable results by Kylianne Farrell

Join Kylianne to learn how to use powerful but simple tools to create a sustainable income, a cult following and clients for life. Discover how you can empower them to take back control of their body, viewing it as the vehicle in which they can live the life of vitality that they aspire to.

Video 4: Moving Clients from Reluctance to Results by Melony Dos Remedios

Join Mel to learn how, by understanding behaviour change and using a systemised questioning and coaching approach, you can move your clients past their resistance to change and work together towards long term results.

Meet our presenters

Presenter- Dr. Cameron McDonald
After studying to be an Exercise Physiologist, Dietitian and Nutritionist, Cam completed his PhD looking at lifestyle change after cancer treatment. Those learnings, in combination with a decade of private practice, and conference presentations, have led to him becoming Australia’s Director of ph360, the world’s most advanced platform for understanding lifestyle, medicine and genetics.

Presenter- John Polley
JP is a movement coach, physical therapist and mentor, with the philosophy of training the human being, not just the human body. Owner of BE FREE in Perth, he works with a wide range of people, from those with extreme restriction through to professional sportspeople. JP has also taught workshops across Australia and New Zealand and is a regular presenter at FILEX.

Presenter- Kylianne Farrell
Kylianne is a movement coach at The Movement Room in Karratha, Western Australia. Seeing the link between movement and mental wellbeing has empowered Kylieanne to specialise in movement conditioning for pregnant and post-natal women, guiding them safely and effectively through everyday challenges and the real demands of mum life!

Presenter- Melony dos Remedios
Mel is the Marketing Manager and Co-Owner of the Personal Training Academy. She is a certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach, NLP practitioner, life coach, personal trainer and PTA Global faculty member. For the past 20 years she has worked in a broad range of management and leadership roles both within Australia and overseas.

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