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Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 FAQs
Who can become Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 certified?
There are no prerequisites for Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 certification. You must take Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 before or in combination with Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 2. Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 course is intended for, but not limited to, fitness, performance and rehabilitation professionals.
When/Where will I take the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 certification examination?
Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 exams is made available online within your account. Certification exams are made available to live seminar attendees after completion of the event. Exams are made available to online course participants immediately after course purchases.
How many questions are on the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 certification exam and what must I score to pass?
60 multiple choice questions including video questions
How many attempts do I have to pass my Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 certification exam?
Three attempts are made available for the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 exam. Please note that your answers will be saved automatically as you move through the test. This will allow you to stop and start the test as necessary.
After passing my exam, when/how will I receive my Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 certificate?
Once you have passed your exam (80% of higher) you will be notified immediately of your certification. Certificates are distributed electronically to your email address associated with your account.

NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) FAQs
Why should I attend the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)?
NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) is an internationally recognised fitness certification. It is the most rigorously tested system available to fitness professionals today and it is focused on developing fitness programmes based on latest scientific research. This means you will gain knowledge that will set you above the rest.

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) certification sets the standard in fitness - during the duration your studies, you will gain comprehensive knowledge of human movement science, functional assessment, and program design.

Takes the guesswork out of the program and helps your produce consistent and remarkable results for your clients. The NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) program does more than introduce you to the fundamentals of training; It sets you on the path to becoming a leader in the industry;
What differentiates NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) from other certifications?
The NASM Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model sets NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) apart from the rest of the industry.

NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model has been extremely successful in helping clients reduce their body fat, increase lean muscle mass and strength, and improve performance and overall health.

NASM's exclusive Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model is:

  • The industry's first comprehensive training system. Based on scientific, evidence-based research.
  • Takes the guesswork out of program design.
  • Helps you produce consistent and remarkable results for your clients.
  • Developed to concurrently improve all functional abilities, including flexibility, core stabilisation, balance, strength, power, and cardiorespiratory endurance.
What does the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) fees include?
  • 3-Day Live workshop (NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) preparatory course; CPR + AED certification)
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) version 6 textbook
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) Live Workshop reading materials
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) online resources & unlimited practice examinations
  • 3 attempts at your final exam (to be completed within 365 days)
  • International certification upon successful completion of your examination
What is the process of becoming a NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)?
Once you attend the 3-day live workshop, you will be given an NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) online account where you will gain access to NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) online resources (tutorials, exercise library, quizzes, unlimited practice exams). Once you are ready for your final exam, make an appointment to attempt your final exam at PFC Studio. You are given 365 days to complete your final exam.

NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) is designed to allow for hands-on learning, self-directed and self-paced study (3 days of live workshop and online studies thereafter).
Do I need to re-certify? How often and why bother re-certifying? How much does it cost to re-certify?
NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) graduates are required to undergo re-certification every 2 years. They are required to collect 2.0 continuing education units (CEUs) by attending NASM approved courses. The re-certification fee is USD99. There is so much to learn when it comes to fitness so the re-certification requirement is just another way to ensure that trainers stay on top of their knowledge because when it comes to your career and your clients, don't settle for less.

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) FAQs
Why should I attend the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) course?
With the advancement of technology today, poor posture is common among sedentary clients. With the lack of range of motion, joint pain, and muscle weakness caused by poor posture, clients are more prone to injuries if they're not careful.

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) allows trainers to learn strategies to identify dysfunctional movement patterns and design strategies that are backed by numerous scientific studies to tackle these problem. This allows trainers to stretch your earning potential with your clients' abilities to avoid injuries!

What will I learn during the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) course?
Participants of NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) would be learning the Corrective Exercise Continuum (CEx) model; a 4-step proven method to tackle dysfunctional musculoskeletal impairments that can lead to pain and injury. This allows trainers to expand their skill set to take on any client, including athletes!
What will be covered during the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) 2-day live workshop?
In the first segment of the workshop, we'll be introducing the muscular systems involved in the human anatomy, followed by assessment techniques to identify postural problem. In the second segment, we'll be introducing the CEx model, followed by the techniques involved at each phase and a case study to allow participants to put what they've learnt into practical use.
What does NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) fees include?
The course fee includes three (3) final online NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) exam attempts, CEU value worth 1.9, a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) hardcopy textbook, access to our online interactive course, learning modules, exercise & cueing technique videos, and a live workshop conducted by our experienced NASM Master Trainer.

NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES) FAQs
Are there any prerequisites for NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES)?
NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES) requires the individual to obtain a current NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) certification or a current health and fitness certification accredited by NCCA, NBFE or DETC or a current Licensed or Certified Massage Therapist.
How is NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES) different from other similar courses?
NASM has offered a variety of courses that specialised in different areas. NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES) focal point is to help trainers to deal with athletes with the OPT Model.
Do I receive a certificate and do I need to recertify?
Upon successful certification, you will receive a customised certificate. You will not be required to complete any CEC's or CEU's to maintain the certification.

Precision Nutrition (PN) FAQs
What version of Precision Level 1 Certification am I applying for?
The new Level 1 Certification program is now based on the newly refurbished 3rd edition program. The 3rd edition update includes: new text, new video lectures, new study guide and new assessments forms and questionnaires. These improvements aim to help your learning more effective as well as for you to learn more about your client in coaching sessions.
Do I need to have a science degree to become certified?
No, Precision Nutrition doesn't require a university degree to continue. However learning will be always fun and challenging.
Any professionals acquired or utilised the practise of Precision Nutrition?
Yes! Precision Nutrition is actually the advisor for companies like Apple Inc. and Titleist. Other than that, Precision Nutrition also consulted with organizations like UFC, NBA teams like; San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets as well as in the NFL, Cleveland Browns. Precision Nutrition was also featured in Men's Health, Women's Health and The New York Times too.
What is this certification all about?
In the contemporary fields of health, fitness, and wellness, the component of nutrition coaching system is somehow lacking or absent. Most exercise programs are not accompanied by an effective nutrition system which would promote to only mediocre results. Precision Nutrition provides both exercise and nutrition coaching which can bring you significant differences in results.
What can I expect by integrating nutrition coaching into my own practice?
With both components of exercise and nutrition present, the programs are set to tailor for a specific issue. It varies across aspects like health, rehab and sport coaching environment, Precision Nutrition got these covered.
Any differences between Precision Nutrition Certification as compared to other nutrition education selections?
These information are based on real client data, statistics and coaches' experience. Certified coaches are able to formulate a system to monitor clients as well as helping them to achieve their desired results. With Precision Nutrition, certified coaches are able to work with coaches and professionals as well as working with their clients too due to its integrated system of science and nutrition.
What does the PN Level 1 Certification cover, specifically?
The textbook and certification course are split into two units.

The first half of the textbook covers the science of nutrition. The second half teaches you how to effectively coach nutrition with others, including advanced nutrition coaching, coaching athletes, behavior change, and motivational interviewing.

Here are sample topics from Unit 1:

  • How and why your cells work the way they do
  • How carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients interact with your cells
  • How food becomes energy for maintenance functions, physical work, and repair
  • How your body balances out the food you eat with the work it does
  • How exercise affects nutritional needs and how nutrition affects exercise
Here are sample topics from Unit 2:

  • What it means to be a good coach
  • How to prepare for clients or patients
  • How to interact with different clients or patients
  • How to assess clients or patients
  • How to know which approaches are best for which clients / patients
  • How to meet people where they are (not where you want them to be)
  • How to keep people progressing from day one until they reach their goals
Who is the PN Level 1 Certification for?
It's for any health, fitness, or wellness professional (or anyone who's thinking of joining the field) who wants to feel confident in their ability to successfully coach nutrition and get better results for the people they work with.

We've worked with nearly 50,000 students from every corner of this industry — from personal training and yoga to functional medicine, holistic wellness coaching, and beyond.

Whether you're already mid-career or just starting out, this certification will give you the knowledge, systems, and tools to make a real, lasting change with anyone you work with.
I have a busy life. How long does it take to get certified?
The PN Level 1 Certification is entirely self-paced, so there's no deadline. You can take as much time or as little time as you like.

If you'd like some guidelines, however, the pace that seems to work best for most of our students is completing one chapter per week. That means reading the chapter, reviewing the online video, answering the workbook questions, reviewing the FAQ, and writing the 10-question exam.

If you follow that structure, you can expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on the certification materials. Since there are 18 total chapters, you'd earn your Pn1 credentials in a little over four months. Although you can move more quickly or slowly depending on your situation.

What are the exams like?
There are 18 short exams with 10 questions each. Questions are either multiple choice or true or false.

The exams are delivered online; they can be accessed whenever you're ready. Also, each exam corresponds with the chapter you just studied, and completing the exam unlocks the next chapter.

For instance, if you read Chapter 1 of the textbook, watch the corresponding video lesson, answer your workbook questions, and review the FAQ, you'll be ready to take the Chapter 1 exam. Once the Chapter 1 exam is completed, you'll instantly see your results and get access to the Chapter 2 materials.
What grade do I need to pass?
At least 75%, which most students easily achieve or surpass.

By the end of the course, you'll have written 18 short, 10-question exams, for a total of 180 questions. Get at least 135 of the questions correct (75%) to earn your Pn1 credentials. We'll send your official certificate immediately after you pass.
What if I don't pass the course?
If you don't earn 135 out of 180 points in the course, you can write a re-do exam at the end of the course. You'll get 5 chances to earn 75% or greater on this exam.
Any requirements needed to maintain my certification?
As a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified professional, you are required to re-write an exam every two years from your date of course completion to keep your certification current and valid. Re-certifying is simple, free and no CEUs needed.
Any requirements needed to maintain my certification?
As a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified professional, you are required to re-write an exam every two years from your date of course completion to keep your certification current and valid. Re-certifying is simple, free and no CEUs needed.
Any Precision Nutrition materials that I will be committing to?
You will be receiving printed materials (textbook, workbook, client assessment forms) as well as getting the access to Precision Nutrition online course platform (FAQs, online quizzes). As it is entirely self- paced, this learning process is a perfect mix of your own flexibility accountability.

Gray Institute 3DMAPS FAQs
What type of content is 3DMAPS providing?
The two-day live workshop is covering the basics and fundamentals of movements and assessments.

All videos are online based. The video content is up to 10 hours of viewing. All videos can be repeatedly viewed according to individual's respective learning pace.
Are there any prerequisites for this certification enrolment?
No, 3DMAPS was developed for all movement professionals across all industries and levels.
Do I receive a certificate and do I need to recertify?
Upon successful certification, you will receive a customised certificate. You will not be required to complete any CEC's or CEU's to maintain the certification.
What certification recognises and approve 3DMAPS?
3DMAPS is approved by NASM, NATA-BOC, ACSM, PTA Global, SCW, ACE and REP.
How can I make my payment?
Online transfer or credit card payment are accepted.
What is the time period for me to finish?
3DMAPS online materials are available for self-study according to own pace within one year. The exam must be completed within the one year period.

Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) FAQs
Are there any prerequisites for Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) enrollment?
Yes, the prerequisite for Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) will be a valid or current certification of 3DMAPS.
What type of content is Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) providing?
The two-day live workshop is covering the basics and fundamentals of movements and assessments.

All videos are online based. The video content is up to 23 hours of viewing. All videos can be repeatedly viewed according to individual's respective learning pace.

The access for the online materials will be valid for three years. The participant is allowed to complete the course at any time within that three-year period. The content will still be available even after certification completion within that three- year period.
Do I receive a certificate and do I need to recertify?
Upon successful certification, you will receive a customised certificate. You will not be required to complete any CEC's or CEU's to maintain the certification.
What certification recognizes and approve Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS)?
Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) is approved by NASM, NATA-BOC, ACSM, PTA Global, SCW, ACE and REP.
How is this course different from other similar courses?
Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) is a product of its own, which means that it was not developed as an entry level course nor it is meant to be a continuation of any existing course or program.

Though Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) is similar with the principles of AFS, there are certain terms, processes, techniques and templates that have not covered by Gray Institute.
How can I make my payment?
Online transfer or credit card payment are accepted.
What does the course fee include?
The payment of RM2950 includes Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) online study materials plus a 2-day live workshop. This also includes three attempts of examinations.

TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy FAQs
Why should I attend TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy Live workshop?
TriggerPoint™ Education aims to define the methodologies behind Myofascial Compression, providing you with easy to implement instructions for client or self care. The education Team here at TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy has a promise to remain cutting edge, to ensure the defined methods are consistently being derived from research, supplying customers with the most innovative methods to ensure optimal results.
After the workshop, participants will be able to understand and apply the methods of foam rolling appropriately for specific releases along the kinetic chain for specific programming.
What will I learn during the TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy Live Workshop?
In level 1, participants will walk away with practical knowledge and hands-on experience for coaching movements that can be scaled to all fitness levels for pre- and post-workout foam rolling with TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy GRID foam roller.
In level 2, participants will leave this course with an in-depth knowledge of how to use and how to apply Myofascial Compression Techniques (MCT) in order to increase their clients' performance and training results by using Trigger Point Performance Kit (MCT tools).
What is the difference between SMR and MCT – what do they mean?
SMR stands for "self myofascial release". Myofascial release is a method of soft-tissue therapy that is used by a licensed hands-on therapist in an effort to "release" tissue that has become restricted. Self myofascial release is when an individual attempts to reproduce a similar effect as the therapist with some sort of an object. This is intended to complement the work of a licensed therapist and not to replace them. The most popular object today is a foam roller. MCT stands for Myofascial Compression Techniques. This a trademarked term by TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy which means to build compression in a targeted area and then to take the joint closest to the roller (but on the other side of the body) through normal range of motion. This helps to break up tissue, increase blood flow, increase range of motion and restore overall normal movement patterns.
What TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy product would I get in Level 2?
TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy Kit, it includes one FootBaller, one QuadBaller, two TP Massage Balls, one TP2 Sleeve, and one Baller Block.
What is the duration of the workshop? Does it comes with CEU/CEC points?
Level 1 : 9am -1pm
TriggerPoint™ Performance Therapy Foam Rolling, Level 1 comes with 0.4 (NASM); .0.4 (ACE); 3.4 (AFAA).

Certified Power Plate Trainer (CPPT) FAQs
Why should I attend the Certified Power Plate Trainer (CPPT) course?
Whole body vibration was first used by the cosmonauts to combat muscle and bone loss caused by extended stays in zero gravity. Today, Power Plate has continued developing the technology to create products and training programs that deliver legendary performance for professional sports teams, medical facilities, health clubs, studios and individuals around the globe.

As the world's leader in whole body vibration technology, people of all ages and physical abilities trust Power Plate to bring their bodies into harmony—the place where optimal physical performance, health and wellness are all in balance and working together. In fact, Power Plate has been linked to a wide range of health and wellness benefits, from strength, balance, flexibility and weight loss to improved circulation, pain reduction, detoxification, stress alleviation, and even reduction in the appearance of cellulite.

During the Certified Power Plate Trainer Certification, you will gain practical skills and knowledge to successfully integrate Power Plate technology within your business, facility or clinical and rehabilitation setting.

What will I learn during the Certified Power Plate Trainer (CPPT) course?
  • History of Whole Body Vibration (WBV) Training & Therapy
  • Introduction to Power Plate technology
  • Introducing a client to Power Plate and working with success.
  • Reflexive Stabilization and Rapid Reflex Response (R3) – the mechanism by which WBV enhances the neuromusculoskeletal system.
  • Gray Institute: AFS: Foundations of Function and movement.
  • Practical, 3D exploration of movement strategies within Power Plate's 5 Elements, powered by Gray Institute:
    • Stretch: Movement Preparation
    • Balance
    • Core
    • Strength: Neuromuscular Activation
    • Massage: Recovery & Regeneration
  • Functional Integration & Programming for all clients
What's the duration of the workshop? Does it come with CEU/CEC points?
9am - 5pm.

This 8-hour live workshop comes with 0.7 (NASM); 0.6 (ACE) CEU/CEC points.
Will attending the course give me immediate skills to apply to my business or work?
The live workshop is practical-based. This means you will learn how to design an exercise programme for your clients using the Power Plate. So yes, you will be able to immediately apply the knowledge to your business but it is vital to practice and fine-tune your cueing and application before applying it on your clients.

Modern Postnatal Assessment & Exercise Prescription FAQs
How is this Modern Postnatal Assessment & Exercise Prescription course different from other similar courses?
This course is created by Jenny Burrell, the head of Burrell Education, one of the uk's leading-edge educators in the field of modern pregnancy, post baby, 3rd age (peri-to post-menopause) and female fitness, wellness, massage + bodywork therapies.


Burrell education, the uk's only endorsed, accredited and licensed education provider solely dedicated to education for these very special populations. She is also the creator of the ground-breaking licensed women's core health wellness system, holistic core restore® with over 50 licensees in the UK.
What will I learn during the Modern Postnatal Assessment & Exercise Prescription live course?
Essentially, HOW TO WORK SUCCESSFULLY WITH CLIENTS and get them the results they asked for. The live course outline:

  • Malaysian national post natal exercise guidelines + birthing stats
  • special considerations when working with the post natal client

  • practical – assessing alignment changes during the postnatal period

  • dynamic integrated mobilizations (dims) for the post natal client – 'mobility and stretching' revolutionized!

  • the myofascial system and the deep core

  • teaching kegels and progressing to integrated core and pelvic floor exercise using conscious + unconscious movement & imagery

  • integrated functional exercise for the post natal client – motherhood movement patterns®

  • the key elements of optimal nutrition for postnatal recovery – case study practical

  • practical – assessing and 'grading' the post natal core – testing for diastasis recti + assessing and coaching intrinsic core synergy®

  • communicating with another health care provider or referring your client

  • practicals – 'putting it all together' – creating appropriate bespoke programming for an early through till late/restored post natal client

  • practicals – mindfulness, meditation and restorative practices for the post natal client

  • practical – myofascial foam rolling for the post natal client
What does Modern Postnatal Assessment & Exercise Prescription fee include?
Pre-learning materials

1-day live workshop

Post reading materials
What is the process of enrolling for Modern Postnatal Assessment & Exercise Prescription?
When candidates have enrolled and paid for their place on the course, they will be directed to the Burrell Education Customerhub Membership Site where they will access all pre-reading/pre-viewing and once this viewing is complete, take a short on-line test to confirm their viewing so please allow at least a week between booking and the course date in order to complete this work
What are the requirements for passing Modern Postnatal Assessment & Exercise Prescription? Will I get a certificate?
Pre- Reading Multiple Choice Exam (20 questions – 75% pass rate).

  • Practical Skills - Assessing for Diastasis Recti - Assessing for Intrinsic Core Synergy® - Performing a Visual Alignment Assessment -Review and recommendations of a client food diary.

  • Candidates need to be proficient in ALL activities to achieve a pass mark. There will be a practical assessment demonstration by the tutor of the standard required, then an opportunity for candidates to practise before assessment is carried out in the latter half of the live day.

  • Practical Skills – Exercise Prescription – candidates will be asked to take part in practical elements of creating a small-group and 1-1 programme for the Post Natal client at 3 levels of recovery.


A certificate will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the course.

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