National Posture Institute's
Certified Resistance Training Professional
Online Certificate Program

Register for This Certificate Here!

TheNational Posture Institute’s Online Certified Resistance Training Professional (RTP) Certificate Program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc…), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to teach, analyze, and perfect resistance training exercises/movements for their clients/patients. Whether you are a fitness/health professional, college student, or individual from the general public; learn how to perform biomechanically safe and effective resistance exercises and develop training programs to correct posture and body alignment and avoid exercise-related injuries!

Certificate Objectives:

  • Learn to choose and teach the safest exercise movement for specific muscle groups based on physiological, neurological, and biomechanical principles
  • Learn the proper method to teach, demonstrate, and grade/rank an exercise movement using NPI’s Exercise-Movement Grading System™
  • Learn how to develop observation, evaluation, educational, and feedback strategies
  • Learn the 3 phases of biomechanical/scientific analysis to perform resistance training exercises using free weights, cable/selectorized machines, body weight exercises, stability balls, exercise tubing, etc…
  • Learn how to sequence and select the best exercises to enhance a client’s/patients posture and body alignment using NPI’s Exercise Training Matrix™

In this Certificate Program, you will receive:

  • Full Access to the Online Certificate Program Site for three (3) months
  • 7-DVDs (11 Hours/filmed in HD), includes, exercise design for Chest/back/shoulders/arms/legs/trunk/core
  • Opportunity to take the Final Certificate Exam online
  • Printable handout(s) that include NPI’s Exercise-Movement Grading System™ and NPI’s Exercise Training Matrix™

Format of Online Program:

  • This program is a self-paced, online distance education certificate
  • The Online Certificate program can be completed in the convenience of your own home, office, or classroom
  • You have three (3) months of unlimited individual access to complete the certificate course and pass (pass rate required: 70%) the final certificate exam to graduate
  • Online final certificate exam is automatically graded for immediate results
  • Graduates will receive a certificate via email upon successfully completing the program and passing the final certificate exam in addition to receive a certificate of completion via mail from the college/university.
  • No Prerequisites are required, but it is recommended that you have the Certified Posture Specialist Certificate designation, a personal training certification or are a graduate/current student with a degree in exercise science, fitness, athletic training, physical therapy, or other related allied health/medical field
  • Access courses from any Web browser
  • Allows you to progress at your own pace through the online format