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BCRPA Renewal Courses

FOR ALL IN-CLASS & ONLINE COURSE REGISTRATIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE CONTINUING EDUCATION REGISTRATION OFFICE AT 604-527-5472 

IN-CLASS COURSES:

BCRPA Yoga Certification

The Douglas College Sports Institute & FITFLOW YOGA are extremely excited to be hosting the following 35-hour Yoga Certification module at the Douglas College/New Westminster campus:

The FitFlow Yoga Teacher Training Course is the most respected Yoga Fitness module in Canada. Graduates are in demand to teach in Fitness Centers, Recreation Facilities, and Resorts. In this informative, intensive and practical course, we will cover the correct alignment of over 40 yoga postures (asanas), and the foundational yoga breathing exercises (pranayama) that bring yoga to life. You will learn class design, effective cueing, and how to use the language and philosophy of yoga so your classes will not only improve your students fitness levels, but also enhance the connection of the MIND/BODY/SPIRIT that is the heart of yoga. (Approved 35 BCRPA CEC's & Renewal Credits)

Prerequisite: Completed Fitness Theory & Exam, current First Aid/CPR, and some personal yoga experience.

Cost: $550 

Class Schedule (Students must be available to attend all dates listed):

• Friday, November 1 @ 6:00pm - 10:00pm
• Saturday, November 2 @ 10:00am - 5:00pm
• Sunday, November 3 @ 10:00am - 5:00pm
• Friday, November 15 @ 6:00pm - 10:00pm 
• Saturday, November 16 @ 10:00am - 5:00pm 
• Sunday, November 17 @ 10:00am - 5:00pm

*All classes held at Douglas College - New Westminster Campus

For full Yoga Brochure - click here

To Register use:

Term Code:

201931

CRN:

31459

Course Fee:

$550

 

How to Register:

By Phone:

604-527-5472

In Person:

** Effective August 1, 2019 CASH payment are no longer accepted at Douglas College**

New Westminster Campus:

Registrar's Office (Room 2700)
700 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC

Coquitlam Campus:

Registrar's Office (Room A1450)
1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC

For more information, please email

 munrod@douglascollege.ca and/or sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca

 

 

The Douglas College Sports Institute & SiMPLiFit MARKETING are extremely excited to be hosting 3 NEW Workshops at the Douglas College/New Westminster campus:

**Register by OCTOBER 30th, 2019 and receive a $10 Discount per workshop!!**

Brand Yourself! Three Steps to Creating your Unique Fitness Brand

  • Are you a gym owner looking to establish a loyal clientele?
  • Are you a boutique owner seeking to showcase the uniqueness of your studio?
  • Are you a trainer who wants to stand out from the crowd?

If you are looking to get answers to these questions in a highly practical, hands-on and interactive environment, then this workshop is for you! Over the course of this 4hr workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to connect with your audience in a way that will make them resonate with your brand
  • Uncover which elements of your business make you truly unique
  • Understand what branding is, and which aspects you can apply specifically to your fitness business

You will leave with practical tools that you can use right away in your social media efforts and on your website to start creating a unique fitness brand.

Date: Sunday, November 17th, 2019
Time: 9am - 1:30pm
BCRPA CEC's and Renewal Credit: 4 CECs

To Register use:

Term Code:

201931

CRN:

31470

Course Fee:

$129

 

Market Yourself! How to Figure Out which Fitness Marketing Tactics SUCK and which are Actually Worth Your Time

  • How do you manage social media so it doesn’t become a time sucking black hole?
  • How much time should you invest in your marketing efforts?
  • Where should you post and market yourself?
  • How do you stay consistent in your marketing efforts without taking away from other tasks?
If you own a gym, a studio, or you're a personal trainer committed to growing your business, you need to create a marketing framework for your biz.
Over the course of this 4hr workshop, you will:
  • Learn which marketing tactics make sense for your business
  • Learn techniques to utilize your time effectively and efficiently
  • Create a marketing framework for your biz that you can actually stay on top of
You will leave with practical tools that you can use right away in your marketing efforts as a fitness business owner.
 
Date: Sunday, November 24th, 2019
Time: 9am - 1:30pm
BCRPA CEC's and Renewal Credit: 4 CECs

To Register use:

Term Code:

201931

CRN:

31471

Course Fee:

$129

 

Sell Yourself! How to NOT be a Push Salesperson and Still Get Fitness Clients

  • Does the idea of selling your fitness services conjure images of a “used car salesperson”?
  • Are you terrified of coming across as that “pushy” salesperson who will stop at nothing to sell you on their product or service?
  • Do you wish there was another, more "human" way to sell?

If you're a fitness leader looking to get answers to these questions in a highly practical, hands-on and interactive environment, then this workshop is for you! Over the course of this 4hr workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to sell your fitness services with integrity, confidence, and without being pushy
  • Learn to come across to your clients as professional and knowledgeable so they make the choice to work with you
 
You will leave with practical tools that you can use right away in your sales efforts as a fitness business owner.

Date: Sunday, December 1st, 2019
Time: 9am - 1:30pm
BCRPA CEC's and Renewal Credit: 4 CECs

To Register use:

Term Code:

201931

CRN:

31472

Course Fee:

$129

 

FOR FULL WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS - CLICK HERE!

 

How to Register:

By Phone:

604-527-5472

In Person:

** Effective August 1, 2019 CASH payment are no longer accepted at Douglas College**

New Westminster Campus:

Registrar's Office (Room 2700)
700 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC

Coquitlam Campus:

Registrar's Office (Room A1450)
1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC

For more information, please email 

munrod@douglascollege.ca and/or sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca

 

 

ONLINE COURSES:

Please note:An email will be sent to the student with all course information within 72 business hours of registration.  NO REFUNDS on any online courses once registered.  If you have any questions please contact the Program Assistant at sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca and/or David Munro (Program Manager) at 604-527-5041.

Techniques in Fitness Assessment

Interest in personal health has undergone tremendous growth in the past decade or two. With this interest in personal health comes the affirmation of how one compares to individuals around them. In addition, many individuals may have had specific fitness programs designed for them but may have lacked one of the most important pre-requisites for any training regimen, a complete fitness assessment, vital to identify what areas of fitness they may need to focus on to optimize their health or training. Further, re-testing after the implementation of a training program will provide them with information on whether the current program is producing results as identified in positive changes in the re-test assessment scores. As no one particular assessment technique is best for all individuals, it is important to have a fundamental understanding of a number of different techniques to assess each area of fitness. At the completion of this course, participants will have the tools needed to confidently assess fitness levels of your peers, clients, athletes or maybe even yourself for which more efficient training programs can then be developed and implemented. This course will consist of three sessions:

  1. Session One - Body Composition and Flexibility
  2. Session Two - Strength, Endurance and Power
  3. Session Three - Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness

You may register for the entire course and save $55, or register for individual sessions. Includes course handbook. Approved for 21 BCRPA credits.

Online Course: Techniques in Fitness Assessment (all 3 courses)


If registering between September 1 to December 31, 2019 use:

Term Code:   

201931

CRN:

31443

Fee:

$215

Notes:

You have 4 months from the date of registration to complete the course.


Online Course One - Body Composition and Flexibility

Participants will be introduced and given practical instruction to a number of different body composition assessment techniques. These include anthropometric measurements, skinfold calipers, bio-electric impedance and ultrasound. Includes course handbook.

Approved for 7 BCRPA credits.

If registering between September 1 to December 31, 2019 use:

Term Code:   

201931

CRN:

31444

Fee:

$90

Notes:

You have 4 months from the date of registration to complete the course.


Online Course Two - Strength, Endurance and Power

Participants will be given detailed instruction on factors affecting muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. In addition, practical sessions will be provided to introduce numerous assessment techniques in each of these sections. Includes course handbook. Approved for 7 BCRPA credits.

If registering between September 1 to December 31, 2019 use:

Term Code:   

201931

CRN:

31445

Fee:

$90

Notes:

You have 4 months from the date of registration to complete the course.

Online Course Three - Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness

Participants will participate in lecture materials pertaining to factors that affect aerobic and anaerobic power (including lactate threshold). In addition, participants will be instructed on how to implement and conduct techniques as to their assessment. Includes course handbook. Approved for 7 BCRPA credits

If registering between September 1 to December 31, 2019 use:

Term Code:   

201931

CRN:

31446

Fee:

$90

Notes:

You have 4 months from the date of registration to complete the course.

Want to Get in Shape?

Have your own fitness assessment done in our brand new Fitness Assessment Lab. Find out where you are now and where you can be if you start your New Year's resolution early. Your assessment can include all of or just parts of, the below assessment:

  1. Body Composition and Flexibility
  2. Muscle Strength, Endurance and Power
  3. Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness

For more information, please call 604-527-5041.


Nutrition Knowledge - A Course for Fitness Professionals

This course is designed for personal trainers and other fitness professionals to develop knowledge about nutrition as it pertains to their clientele and to offer advice based upon this knowledge. The course will cover both theory and practical applications and by the end of the course, participants should be competent to provide basic nutrition information and dietary guidance to clients. Course lecture notes and handouts included in course fee. (Approved for 21 BCRPA credits)

 

If registering between September 1 to December 31, 2019 use:

Term Code:   

201931
CRN: 31442

Fee:

$215

Notes:

You have 4 months from the date of registration to complete the course

Bands, Balls and BOSU Boards

Come and join our instructor as she takes you through a practical demonstration of all three pieces of equipment. You will have a chance to practice each for yourself. The exercises range from beginner to advanced. Class size limited to 10. Approved for three BCRPA credits. Come dressed (and ready) to work out!!

**New date will be offered - stay tuned!**

To Register use:
Term Code:   TBD
CRN: TBD
Fee: TBD


COMING SOON!!!

NASM CertificationCorrective Conditioning for Fitness Professionals

This 48-hour course will include a series of workshops which will expand your personal training tool bag. Part 1) will focus on the assessment of human movement and locate common dysfunctions which are holding your current clients from reaching their potential. Part 2) will explore the continuum of corrective exercise. And part 3) will focus on specific exercise for your clients and their progressions in exercise. The three workshops together will prepare you for the NASM exam for the designation of Corrective Exercise Specialist.  Nothing offered at this time. Check back for in-class dates!

To Register use:
Term Code: TBD
CRN: TBD
Fee: $995 (does not include the NASM Exam)


 

If registering between September 1 and December 31, 2015 use: