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Become a Master
Female Trainer & Pre & Post-Natal Certified

with our Masters Certificate

in Female Fitness Programming

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Did you know if you study the regular Cert III & IV in Fitness, you’re not actually qualified to train pregnant and post-natal women from the second trimester all the way through until the initial few months after birth (even longer under certain circumstances)?!

Imagine you’ve studied and worked hard to become an amazing trainer… you’ve just started coaching and got yourself a few regular clients… then another few months pass and you’ve now got a couple more clients. For the first time, you start feeling comfortable and confident in yourself and your business, and next minute, three of your best clients mention they’re pregnant and going into their second trimester… and since you’re not pre & post-natal qualified, you legally have to stop training them.

Welcome to the change that women need worldwide when it comes to health and fitness. We are here to unite science and practice by empowering women with education around our menstrual cycle, hormones, pregnancy, pelvic floor, menopause, thyroid, ADHD, blood work, body image and so much more!

Historically, women have been underrepresented in medical, fitness and exercise studies. With a recent shift towards including women and specifically analysing the unique needs of females – there is still a 10-year gap between new research and implementation, that’s a huge gap in knowledge and health outcomes.

  • 8/10 women have felt their doctors dismissed their symptoms
  • 1/10 women suffer from a chronic disease
  • It takes 3-5 years to get a PCOS diagnosis and 8-10 for endometriosis
  • Women are 10x more likely to suffer from hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s than men
  • Understanding the link between our menstrual cycle, gut health and mental health is significantly underrated.
  • The current direction of health research that seeks to better understand the complex interplay between hormonal health, gut microbiome, and mental well-being
  • Females have unique needs in sports and training that traditional systems ignore
  • Pregnancy, birth, post-partum and child health have all been found to benefit significantly from exercise, however there are vital things women need to know to do it safely.

Women deserve better. Join us in uniting science and practice, empower yourself and your clients and join a growing movement changing the face of female health forever.

Our flagship course, Masters Certificate in Female Fitness Programming (Master Female Trainer) is obtainable to any and all females (and males) looking to further their skills and knowledge in exercise considerations around our unique bodies and the stages we face.

There are five units that require completion and assessment to receive the Masters Certificate in Female Fitness Programming.

The investment is AU$500 per unit or AU$1,900 for all five units (Payment plans available in 46 countries)

*If you enrol in our Cert III & IV in Fitness, this Certificate is included

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EXPERT EDUCATORS

Dr Sophie Dahlenburg – University Lecturer – Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences | Body image and eating disorders and the cross-section between gender and sexuality

Jacqui Lamplugh – Naturopath and Women’s Fertility Expert | Female physiology, hormones, pregnancy and post-partum and fertility

Jessica Teeger – Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Sydney Pelvic Clinic | The pelvic floor, its function and dysfunction, and client screening

Mandy HopperFunctional Nutritionist & Sports Performance CoachBlood work, gut & hormonal health.

Ziggy Gillham – Physiotherapist, Pilates instructor and pre-med | Female hormones, physiology, pre and post-natal exercise

Jade Reynolds – Occupational Therapist | Mental health, menopause and special populations

Dr Morgan Langford – Osteopath and Women’s Health Coach | Postural assessment and management

Laura Fox – Physiotherapist | Assessing range of motion, mobility and stability in women 

Stephanie Georgiou – Phychologist | Eating disorders, ADHD, anxiety, and OCD. 

Alice Cousins – Nutritionist | Female hormones and nutrition around the menstrual cycle

Gemma Ursino – Female Physique Specialist | Training women vs men and optimal programming for women

Sabine McKenzie – Physiotherapist, Eating Disorder Therapist and Youth Mentor | Health at every size and disordered eating

Lauren Calvin – Body Positive Fitness Coach | Body image, disordered eating and mindset coaching for women

Siggy Fisher – Women’s Health Coach | Body Confidence, mindset and the psychology behind masculine and feminine energies

Will Grant – Exercise Scientist | Training menopausal women, preventing, reversing and managing common conditions as we age

Izzy Beeston – Women’s Health Coach | Training and thriving with Arthritis

Debbi Biggs – Personal Trainer & Nurse | Specialised older populations coaching

Neil Meigh – Faculty of Health Science and Medicine Physiotherapy – Bond University | Exercise and Ageing 

Lauren Hunter – Yoga Instructor and Crossfit Coach | Pre and Post-Natal Yoga and Functional Fitness

Lauren Killey – Pro Body Builder and Coach | The Physiology of Fat Loss – Males vs Females 

Caitlin Simms – Women’s Gym Owner and Online Coach | Building Your Dream Business

Zoe LeeFemale Coaching Specialist | How to Build Epic Client Relationships

Sheradyn Dekker – Functional Nutritionist | Gut Health and Hormones

Giacinta Killen – Online Coach | How to coach ADHD Women

Leticia Lockhart – Female Specialist Coach | Exercise & Breast Augmentation 

Darcy Jones – Online coach and Business Assistant | Setting up a successful coaching business and mastering your brand

COURSE CURRICULUM

UNIT 1 | Recognise and apply exercise science principles to females and the menstrual cycle | This unit delves into the female hormone cycle and how it affects training and health. Students will understand how to optimise female health and wellness, looking at everything from periodising training, to hormonal disorders such as PCOS, PMDD & endometriosis and how to boost fertility.
  • Lesson 1: The female menstrual cycle
  • Lesson 2: Female hormones and the role they play in our health
  • Lesson 3: Hormonal Disorders
  • Lesson 3.1 Endometriosis
  • Lesson 3.2 Thyroid Anatomy & Functions
  • Lesson 3.3 Hypothyroidism, Hashimotos & Identifying Thyroid Dysfunction
  • Lesson 3.4: Introduction to Blood Work Analysis
  • Lesson 3.5 Hormonal Conditions – Saliva & Dutch Testing
  • Lesson 4: Nutritional and supplementation considerations around the menstrual cycle and its disorders
  • Lesson 4.1 Iron Supplementation
  • Lesson 5: Fertility and exercise
  • M1 Assessment

  • M1 Resources

UNIT 2 | Understand physiological differences between the genders and incorporate these concepts into fitness programming | Students will understand the main differences between male and female physiology, explain the benefits of understanding female physiology for optimal exercise programming, demonstrate gender specific fitness programming. Students will also be educated in body image, disordered eating, weight stigma and mindset in female fitness programming.

Lesson 1: Physiological differences that affect training

Lesson 2: Program Design

Lesson 2.1: Female specific programming

Lesson 3: Differences in nutrition requirements

Lesson 4: Body image and mindset for females

Lesson 5: How to be a weight inclusive trainer

Lesson 6: Body Confidence and Healing Negative Body Image

Lesson 7: Mental Health and Exercise

Lesson 8: Posture Analysis – how to assess posture and program for imbalances

Lesson 8.1: Practical Application of Posture Assessment

Lesson 9: Assessing range of motion, mobility and stability in females

Lesson 10: Male vs Female Fat Loss

Lesson 11: ADHD in Females Explained

Lesson 11.1: Coaching the ADHD Woman

Lesson 11.2 How to Manage Anxiety & ADHD

Lesson 12: Exercise and Breast Augmentation

Assessment

M2 Resources

UNIT 3 | Recognise and incorporate exercise science principles for pre and post-natal female clients | This unit covers everything from pelvic floor health, mental health, safest exercises for pre and post-natal clients and how to adapt programs, to understanding pre and post-natal complications, and the holistic needs of pre and post-natal clients.
  • Lesson 1: Pregnancy exercise, complications, post-partum exercise and core rehabilitation 

  • Lesson 2: The Pelvic Floor

  • Lesson 2.1 Pelvic Floor Screening Tool

  • Lesson 3: Common Musculoskeletal Conditions During Pregnancy

  • Lesson 4. Pelvic floor and the T-zone sequence

  • Lesson 4.1 Strengthening and releasing back sequence – upper or low back pain, sciatica or hip pain

  • Lesson 5. Diastasis recti / core rehab sequence

  • Lesson 6. Pre and Post-Natal Considerations for Yoga Instructors

  • Lesson 6.1 Pre and Post-Natal Yoga Practical Application

  • Lesson 7. Pre and post-natal nutrition

  • M3 Assessment

  • M3 Resources

UNIT 4 | Understand and apply exercise considerations around the female menopause cycle | Students will understand the stages of menopause and how women are impacted mentally and physically throughout its cycle. They will be able to adapt programs to suit menopausal clients through these phases and deliver safe and effective exercise programs, as well as lifestyle considerations to optimise health and wellness as we age.
  • Lesson 1: What is menopause and what are the phases

  • Lesson 2: Exercise considerations

  • Lesson 3: Training programs for older female clients

  • Lesson 4: Lifestyle considerations for optimal health and wellness

  • Lesson 4.1: Post Menopause and Ageing Related Conditions

  • Lesson 4.2: Post Menopause and Ageing Related Conditions part 2

  • Lesson 4.3: Programming Considerations for Post Menopause and Ageing Related Conditions

  • Lesson 5: Auto-immune Inflammatory Arthritis – Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Assessment

UNIT 5 | Mastering a coaching business operation | This unit covers everything imaginable to run a successful online and face to face coaching enterprise. From setting up and launching a business, registration and tax, to marketing, online systems, social media and includes multiple time saving templates for you to use to boost your success.
  • Lesson 1: Setting up your business

  • Lesson 1.2: Business Forms Templates

  • Lesson 2: Branding

  • Lesson 2.1: Infographics, e-book and social media templates

  • Lesson 2.2: My Fitness Pal Guide for Clients

  • Lesson 3: Successful Business Systems

  • Lesson 4: Online Coaching

  • Lesson 5: Building Epic Client Relationships

^Completion allows all graduates to obtain insurance and receive coverage for coaching or instructing pre and/or post-natal clients.

Super informative!

Such valuable and relevant information – clearly delivered so easy to understand. Love the examples of applying the information learned and implementing strategies surrounding the information learned in a real world/real client training environment.

Bree Farrow

Absolutely recommended 10/10.

I have so much fun working through the course, the females that are involved to teach us are incredibly knowledgeable. I am so glad out of all the courses out there I picked this one. I feel like I’m part of a really cool family.

Beth McKinley

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AUD$1900 (USD$1290)

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