For gym owners, personal trainers, or fitness managers, this intensive and effective course is your detailed introduction to developing outstanding coaching methods.
Based on the Small Group Personal Training model, the emphasis is on putting the client first, driving member retention, and maximising long-term profitability.
Providing an invaluable technical foundation and insights into the art of session management, this is your first step in creating a fitness business defined by consistency, quality, and credibility.
The six-week online course is presented in an intuitive video-led format, designed to fit around you. The accompanying Digital Workbook is your guide throughout your coaching development journey.
The course is delivered by leading professionals with proven expertise in starting, running, and scaling successful gyms. The two coaching sessions with your mentor from the IFBA Education Team will offer tailored support for your individual coaching challenges and ongoing growth.
This course is for fitness professionals who are serious about leading the industry shift to a more coaching-led, client-centric model.
Despite being the first step in the IFBA Professional Development Framework, it’s not a ready-made certification. Self-accountability and self-insight are essential. You’ll need to be a motivated individual and be prepared to put in the hours.
The FICP course is perfect for:
When you successfully complete the course, you’ll receive:
The IFBA is dedicated to setting fitness industry standards and professionalising the careers of fitness practitioners and leaders worldwide. We’re also an accredited Training Provider with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
The Foundations in Coaching Practice course costs £599