AFLCA Resistance Training Certification Weekend


Join Marjorie O’Connor from Fit International and MOC Systems and Dr Derek Lampshire from River Valley Health and The BASE Performance Training Gym

April 1 and 2, 2017 – Saturday- 8:30- 5:00 pm and Sunday- 8:30- 5:00 pm

This extensive course will cover topics such as leadership, muscular strength/endurance, introductory weight training programs and/or weight room orientation. Topics covered include: techniques and precautions, exercise analysis, design, anatomy program design, specialty background, safety considerations, training methods, and resistance training with women, older adults and youth.
Plus, practical sessions and performance based techniques.

This is open to all upcoming fitness trainers that want to be certified as an AFLCA leader and a prerequisite for those that want to become
an AFLCA Certified Personal Trainer. Also, anyone that would be interested in learning proper training techniques and performance based skills, would find the weekend beneficial.

Location: The BASE by RVH at 18019-111 ave
Price: $250- Includes manual and handouts
Please bring: Pen and notebook, snacks, lunch, workout gear, water bottle

Agenda: April 1 and 2, 2017

Saturday 8:30am – 5:00 pm

  • 8:30 am- Introductions- MOC
  • 9:00 am- BASE BOOT Camp- The BASE Trainers
  • 10:00 am Certification Requirements – MOC (Marjorie O’Connor)
  • 10:15- 10:30 am Strength Training Trends- MOC
  • 10:30- 12:15 am Muscles in Motion – Anatomy, Exercise Specificity- MOC
  • LUNCH- Bring your own
  • 1:00- 2:00 pm Personal training and leadership- MOC
  • 2:00- 5:00 pm- Fundamental movement patterns, proper squat mechanics and the importance of movement patterns. Practical session with Derek Lampshire

Sunday 8:30am – 5:00 pm

  • 8:30 Practical- Group Training in upstairs training zone- Class design with BASE trainers and MOC
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Principles of Conditioning – Muscle Contraction Training Techniques- Scenarios MOC
  • 11:30-12:15 pm – Special Populations, Children, Women, Older Adult, Pregnancy MOC
  • 12:15-1:00 pm- LUNCH- Bring your own
  • 1:00- 1:15 pm- Exam prep- MOC
  • 1:15-3:30 pm- Practical application – techniques and applying the principles of mechanics/functional movement into resistance training such as deadlift, lat pull, rotation movements and the pull up with Derek
  • 3:00- 5:00 pm- Practicum- practice teaching – MOC and Derek

To Register please contact – Contact Donna Owen from Fit International at or