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IHPU Level 2 & 3 Certification (Exercise Specialist & Personal Trainer)

IHPU Level 2 & 3 Certification (Exercise Specialist & Personal Trainer)

Level 2 Course Description: The IHP Exercise Specialist Certification is our intermediate level (level 2) certification for professional personal trainers. The personal trainer should have a solid understanding of basic IHP philosophies, systems, methods, and programs at this level.


This course will teach you the following:


  • How to apply and discuss the history of the PT career
    • Every successful professional has a good account of who they are and from where they came; if you don’t learn from your history, you are bound to repeat it.
  • How your professional lineage impacts what kind of trainer you are
    • The more you understand why you do what you do, the better you get at figuring out what to do next.
  • More complex ideas and definitions
    • This will provide a better understand of the training IHP provides and will enable you to explain it to clients in very simple terms.
  • To simplify and explain advanced physical concepts that govern function and functional training (the biomechanics of function)
    • You will learn how momentum (and other physical qualities) is used in functional movements and functional training to create efficient movement.
  • The concept of OPTIMAL STRENGTH— where more strength in the gym is NOT NECESSARY
    • Identifying the point of diminishing returns in strength training is a point of differentiation of the IHP Training System.
  • How to turn your assessment into a potent marketing tool
    • It’s one thing is to tell someone they have asymmetrical weaknesses and compensations; it’s another to allow them to live it. The IHP assessment is how the client ‘lives it’.
  • The simple, effective, and straightforward approach to dealing with back issues
    • If you can deal with back pain effectively—you will have a huge advantage over other trainers.
  • To expand the exercise library provided by the Instructor Certification
    • All exercises will be tied into performance characteristics (the 4 Pillars)
  • The IHP metabolic circuit training approach
    • Learn how metabolic training can tone your body and help you outlast the competition.
  • The basic programs for each phase of training are reviewed and expanded.
    • Learn how to program for any phase of training you need.
  • How basic customer service and promotions allow you to increase your client load
    • Customer service keeps existing clients happy and encourages them to refer other clients.
    • To effectively train people, you first must have people to train.


Level 3 Course Description: The IHPU Personal Training Certification is our advanced level (level 3) certification for professional personal trainers; personal trainers at this level should be doing between 15–20 hours of training sessions per week.An advanced personal trainer should be able to train in different environments, use multiple modalities, and train a diverse group of clients through the entire spectrum of training intensities, from light back rehabilitation cases to entry-level fitness clients to high sports performance scenarios.


This course will teach you the following:


  • How to apply past trends in fitness history to modern applications
  • You will learn that “there is nothing new under the sun”; if you see it being done today chances are that it has been done before.
  • How the personal training environment can differ between companies and geographic locations
  • The importance of coaching: inspiration, motivation, and accountability are the elements that make personal training a valuable tool.
  • Exercise is the stimulus; real adaptation occurs deep in the soul.
    • More advanced biomechanical principles and how physical structure will dictate exercise selection
  • Not all great exercises are great for everyone.
    • How genetics plays a role in exercise selection, training approach, and coaching
  • Genetics goes deeper than height, weight, and muscle shape.
    • How to analyze the nature of improved sports performance
  • How are athletes becoming bigger, faster, and stronger: Training vs. technology?
    • Advanced periodization models and their application
  • Linear and undulating models for hypertrophy, strength, power, and power endurance
  • Short- and long-term planning
    • Advanced programming schemes and their application
  • Split- and full-body programs
  • 1–5-day sample programs
    • The IHP metabolic systems of training and how to use them
  • Meta protocols for all body systems will be provided
    • Sports-specific functional programs for all sports categories
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • MMA
    • Various techniques to improve client experience
  • Client follow-up, acquiring internal references, and usage of newsletters
    • Effective promotional strategies
    • Marketing materials, events, and social media
399,00$ Precio
199,00$Precio de oferta
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