Personal Trainer




The INTEGRATED FITNESS & SPORTS INSTITUTUTE personal fitness trainer certification prepares students, physiotherapist, fitness professionals and fitness enthusiasts to practice as a professional Personal Fitness Trainer. It also prepares you for professional interactions with the clients. The certification program start from an exercise science of the fitness and assessment of fitness levels of the clients and ends with the legal and safety issues. We have designed this program based on clients’ need and fitness goals. This program will guide you as a trainer to teach assessment and exercises application in a manner that enhances learning while respecting safely, injury prevention and effectiveness. We also teach you anatomy, biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, etc. At the end the course includes multiple choice questions and 5 short essays which assess you deeply whether you understood the topic or not and practical assessment of your form and technique as well as your teaching skills.

The INTEGRATED FITNESS & SPORTS INSTITUTUTE certified personal trainer works with apparently healthy who are able to exercise independently to enhance quality of life, improve health-related physical fitness and performance, manage health risk, and promote healthy lifestyle. The Personal Trainer Course is the scientific and comprehensive course which takes your passion, and also your career to the next level.

Course Pre requisites / Eligibility

  • Completed HSC board exam
  • Capable of Physical activity
  • Candidate should be passionate to learn exercise science.
  • Candidate should have access to a Smart Phone, Tablet / Laptop / PC.
  • Candidate should have a secure and solid internet connection
  • Candidate must have Aadhar Card Issued by Govt. of India.
Personal Trainer Certification Course

Course Overview


Introduction to Personal Training

  • What is a personal trainer?
  • What is personal training and how to define it? What is a personal trainer expected to do?
  • What are the skills and attributes of personal trainers?
  • What are the Duties and Responsibilities?
  • The characteristics of a personal trainer and Personal trainer roles
  • The Future of personal training
  • Exercise is Medicine
  • The Profession of personal training
  • Professional work environments
  • Establishing your knowledge base

Human Anatomy

  • Introduction of Human Anatomy
  • The Skeletal system
  • The Muscular System
  • Muscles of the Upper extremity, Lower extremity, Trunk, and Head and Neck (Origin, Insertion, Joint of Action)


  • Joint primary and accessory movement
  • Joint stability, actions, descriptions, and structure
  • Upper limb, lower limb, and spine- joints, movement, muscles, and exercises


  • Introduction
  • Newton’s law of motion
  • Lever systems
  • Describe Biomechanical Terminology
  • Understand Mechanical concepts
  • Mechanical application in strength training
  • Force time, force-length, force-velocity
  • Weight training using machines
  • Explaining inertia, the moment of inertia, and angular acceleration
  • Describe ground reaction forces

Exercise Physiology

  • Introduction and overview of below systems:
  • The Cardiovascular System and acute response to the system
  • The Respiratory System (read more about Bioenergetics)
  • The Muscular system
  • The Skeletal system
  • The Nervous System
  • Exercise Adaptation- Strength, Cardiovascular and Flexibility Training

Fitness Assessment and Evaluation

Subjective Assessment

  • Personal information
  • General history
  • Medical history
  • Occupation
  • Lifestyle
  • Past injuries and surgeries
  • Chronic conditions

Objective Assessment

  • Sequence of assessment
  • Body Composition
  • Height/Weight
  • BMI
  • Waist to Hip Ratio
  • Bioelectrical Impedance

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessment

  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Resting Blood Pressure
  • VO2 Max
  • 1 Mile walk test
  • Queens college step test

Muscular strength Assessment

  • 1 RM

Muscular Endurance Assessment

  • Partial curl-up
  • Push up

Flexibility Assessment

  • Sit and Reach tests

Goal setting / Fitness plan

  • Discuss the results of fitness evaluation with a client to determine needs and goals
  • Discuss the results of dietary habit review with a client to determine needs and goals
  • Discuss health-related lifestyle habits (smoking, alcohol use, etc.) with a client to determine needs and goals
  • Determine the motivational/coaching techniques (reward system, reinforcement strategies, mental imagery techniques, visualization, etc.) that will be effective for a client
  • Need Analysis


  • Nutrients- carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals, and water
  • Essential nutrients need for weight control, body composition, and performance
  • Practical consideration related to eating for exercise performance

Injury prevention

  • Common Workout injuries
  • Injury Risk Factors and Preventing Measures

Emergency Procedure

  • Understanding Emergency
  • CPR

Special Populations

  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Slip disc
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow
  • High blood pressure


  • Basics of Exercise Psychology-Behaviour change
  • Relationship
  • Accountability
  • Behaviour Modification Theory
  • Different strategies for different workout
  • Relationship: Client – Personal trainer
  • Motivation
  • Principles of Adherence and motivation

Legal Issues and Professional Responsibilities

  • Understanding legal issues and responsibilities
  • Area of personal trainer liability
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Manage Risk exposure

Principles of Personal Trainer Business

  • How to Success in Personal Training Business
  • Updates current knowledge
  • Management of fitness department
  • Develop Business plan
  • Establish Budget and policies
  • Marketing, sales, and prices

Admission Process


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    How is IFSI different from any other fitness training institute in India?

    We cannot compare IFSI with other institute as this would be unfair to comment upon IFSI and other institute’s effort. All we can say that IFSI has rapidly flourished in most part of the country in very short span of time by constantly thriving to give fitness industry well educated exercise science professionals. On the flipside, IFSI courses are budget friendly as we understand the monetary factors involved and the financial struggles which our students undergo while pursuing any course.

    Is IFSI certificate valid in India?

    Yes, IFSI certificate is valid and accepted in every gym all over India. The quality of education is at par of International standards. Our students are placed in top of the line gyms all over India.

    Are the courses recognized by the Government of India?

    Yes, Integrated Fitness and Sports Institute is the training partner of SPEFL- SC (Sports, Physical, Education, Fitness and Leisure Skill Council) formed by Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and is aligned to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) Level 4 set by the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) for the SPEFL. The council has been promoted by National Skill Development Corporation & Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).

    Does the course have any international affiliation / recognition?

    Yes, our fitness academy is accredited by “The European Register Of Exercise Professionals” (EREPS) which is an international process for registering of personal trainers & teachers working in fitness, physical activity & health sector of Europe which provides necessary assurance & confidence that EREPS accredited personal trainers and fitness professionals are qualified to do their jobs which are equivalent to European standards. It operates across 28 countries and provides amazing job opportunities, confidence, lifelong learning & license to practice to countless fitness professionals across Europe.

    Can the fees be paid in installments?

    Yes, IFSI fees can be paid in 3, 6 or 9 Installments depending upon the type and duration of the courses chosen.

    Our Locations


    Ground Floor, Maheshwar Complex – 2, Opp. Maheshwar Temple, B. B. Road,
    Kandarpada, Dahisar (W), Mumbai – 400 068, Maharashtra, India.
    Contact : +91 88797 93578 / +91 88797 90056

    Arkfit Arena Gym, 2nd Floor, Opp. Central Park, Near HDFC Bank,
    Apte Road, Pune – 411 004, Maharashtra, India.
    Contact : +91 84460 89777 / +91 84464 84777

    Euphoria Fitness Club, Krishnaban Colony, Attached Canal Road,
    Opp. Sagar Sweets, Govind Nagar, Nashik – 422 009, Maharashtra, India.
    Contact : +91 92849 80165

    Red-X Gym, Opp. Middle Point Mahadev Chowk,
    Setelight Road, Motavarachha, Surat