"How This 27-Year-Old Company Has Helped More Than 365,736 People Worldwide Become Personal Trainers..."
(And Taught Them How To Build A Profitable Personal Training Business... Even In These Lucrative Pandemic Times)
"How This 27-Year-Old
Company Has Helped
More Than 365,736
People Worldwide
Become Personal Trainers..."
(And Taught Them How To Build A Profitable Personal Training Business... Even In These Lucrative Pandemic Times)
Hey,

I don't know exactly what brought you to this site, but I know you're here for a reason:
  • You may love sports and fitness and want to make them your profession
  • ​You may already be doing the work of a personal trainer and coaching others, but you do not yet have the appropriate certification to do so (and you want to obtain it and thus legally perform in this wonderful industry) or
  • You may not be happy with your current job (and want to use your love of fitness to become your own boss and start enjoying more financial freedom…)
Whatever your purpose, you are in the right place - because it is right at this moment (in the middle of the pandemic) that we are seeing a significant increase in demand for personal trainers.

Stay with me, because in the next few paragraphs, I will show you how you can build a profitable personal training business and start capitalizing on your love for fitness.

But not only that... 

I will also explain why you need to get certified to avoid paying high fines and damages ranging from a few hundred thousand to a few million dollars.

And above all, I will reveal to you the most important information that will greatly increase your chances of success in this competitive world...
But since we probably don't know each other yet, first, let me introduce myself...
But since we probably
don't know each other
yet, first, let me
introduce myself...
My name is Alex Potrc and I still can’t believe I’ve managed to survive in this business for over 21 years.

I feel blessed that to date more than 2753 clients trusted me with their body transformation.
What seems much more amazing, however, is that personal training has opened the door to entrepreneurship for me.

I managed to make my childhood dream come true and become the owner of a fitness center... 

And not just one, but two.

And I'm proud that today all my companies together make more than 7 figures
But starting out, it was
a completely different story…
But starting out,
it was a completely
different story…
I started, right where you are starting today.

I had a regular job and worked as a personal trainer on the side…

I took all the necessary courses and obtained a certification, but I was disappointed to find that the knowledge I had acquired was NOT enough

I realized that my lecturers were merely theorists who, as personal trainers, never achieved great business success...

I was afraid that if I followed their advice, my career would be like theirs… which would mean below-average incomes, in exchange for above-average workdays. 

That was not the life I wanted.

I had no choice, but to try to gain knowledge from the greatest authorities in the fitness world, who were extremely successful personal trainers themselves, and who had actually "walk the walk".

I lived on 3 credit cards and didn’t have enough clients at the time to bring in enough income...

But despite that I still took a “leap of faith” and started investing in my education.

I did not invest in master's and doctoral studies. 

I chose instead to learn from the very best, through seminars, courses, and 1-on-1 mentoring. 

I gained insights into the mindsets of the world authorities in many industries and received from them gold-worthy advice that cost me more than $156,000 but saved me a decade of trial and error...
I started working closely with some of THE BIGGEST names in the fitness industry...
I started working closely
with some of THE
BIGGEST names in the
fitness industry...
Phil Learney - Founder and Director of ACA Coaching Academy
Phil Graham - Business mentor and author
Dr. Brad Schonfeld - scientist and full professor at Lehman College in NY
Luke Leaman - Founder of Muscle Nerds
Dr. Jim Bell - Founder and Director of IFPA
Dr. Brad Dieter - Founder of Macros Inc.
And it was this courageous decision to start investing in myself, that lead me to own two fitness centers today and be an authority in the field of educating personal trainers who want above-average careers.

After 21 years in the fitness industry, I can tell you without hesitation that being a personal trainer is indeed a dream job…
  • Every day you do what you love the most (exercise, eat healthy, live a healthy lifestyle).
  • ​You meet a lot of people and make great relationships (with both your clients and fellow personal trainers).
  • ​You help people improve their lives (lose extra pounds, gain muscle mass, and elevate their overall well-being).
  • ​You control your own schedule (namely, with clients you chose to work with, in set conditions that you thrive in).
  • ​You set the prices of your services (I show all my mentees how to raise the prices of their services and have high margins, which gives them more freedom and greater earning potential).
  • ​You don't have an annoying supervisor, and you are your own boss (you can also upgrade your PT business and hire other personal trainers to work for you, thus building a real business).
  • ​However, if you do not want to become your own boss, you can still get a job in the gym and work as a personal trainer (however, you lose some freedom at the expense of higher security).
As you can see being a personal trainer enables you to truly live life on your terms.

But now you may be wondering…
"Is it even possible to build a profitable career as a personal trainer in these pandemic times?"
"So why the hell would anyone even think
of becoming a certified
personal trainer
right now?"
It seems like the whole world is collapsing. We are on our what…5th wave at this point?

Many current personal trainers are worried about what the future will bring and how to survive, let alone, thrive in the current conditions.

Given all the measures the government is "protecting" us with, I understand their fear...

Sometimes I feel like they are doing it on purpose just to break us...

But the situation is NOT AS TERRIBLE as it seems at first glance...

In fact it's the opposite...

Right now is the best time to become a personal trainer.

WHY? 
More people are training than ever before...
More people are training than ever before...
For a year and a half, they have been bombarded with fear of disease

The unhealthiest members of our society continue to be the most vulnerable for risk of hospitalization or death.

Regardless of current fitness level, everyone knows that a better diet and physical activity will help them stay healthy.

Just look at this data from the UK (unfortunately I don’t have it for the US yet) which shows that after all the closures, more people are training now more than ever before!
Official data from the UK shows strong growth in interest in exercise.
So, becoming a personal trainer, or what I prefer to call it, a PERSONAL FITNESS COACH, is, therefore, a logical choice.

Given that you’re reading this now, I guess you probably want to build a long-term and profitable career and have your own business that will withstand almost any crisis or maybe even a new epidemic.
The first step to achieving
a successful personal trainer career
is to obtain a valid, bullet-proof,
and accredit certification…
The first step
to achieving a successful
personal trainer career
is to obtain a valid,
bullet-proof, and
accredit certification…
There are 2 REASONS for this...

1... Without certification you can still train people... 

Work in a gym... 

Probably even earn decent money...

But something much worse can happen if you are not certified - you can LOSE A HOUSE (if you don't have a house, they will take everything you've got).

Why?

Let me explain...

Without a certificate and the appropriate knowledge, there is a high probability that your client will get injured during training...

Which can lead to you being sued...

A WORD OF WARNING!

In such lawsuits, however, damages can be awarded quite high...

For Example:

$14.5 million jury award in a Connecticut case, Vaid v. Equinox Greenwich Old Track Road., Inc. (2016): Plaintiff alleged that the personal trainer negligently had the plaintiff use a rowing machine with a resistance level that was set too high, which ultimately resulted in plaintiff suffering a stroke.

or:

$1.4 million verdict in New York, Baldi-Perry v. Kafas (2010): Plaintiff alleged that the trainer forced her to undergo a workout even though she had a history of back and neck injuries.

Of course, your client can get injured even if you are certified, but in this case, you can get yourself personal training insurance to be protected against potential liability claims.

But this is just a technicality...

2... The second and much bigger reason is that in the process of getting certified you gain a huge amount of practical knowledge, which is provided to you by more experienced and successful personal trainers....

If you are a complete beginner, this knowledge will help you reach your first 3, 5, 7 clients, which will allow you to leave your regular job and dedicate yourself full-time to your personal training business...

However, if you are more experienced PT, you can use this knowledge to take a step forward, gain greater visibility, raise the prices of your services, hire an employee and ultimately earn more...

But you can choose not to need it and instead go to all the fitness mentors I listed at the beginning and pay them $ 156,000 for mentoring...

The choice is yours.

In any case, you need this knowledge, because without it you are doomed to having few customers who will pay you significantly less than you deserve...

This means you would be better of choosing a regular corporate job in the office instead of becoming a personal trainer.
With all the different certifications on the market... WHY trust us?
With all the different
certifications on the
market... WHY trust us?
Fair question.

Let me give you the facts, then you can decide for yourself whether you want to trust us or not...

Since 1994, we have served the fitness community through our practical fitness education certifications and courses while providing a lifelong career resource for the IFPA Family.

We helped more than 365,736 people worldwide become certified personal trainers and fitness professionals who are passionate about health and fitness. 

And no...

I'm not telling you all this to brag.

I just want you to know that we have a proven record of pumping out elite personal trainers that build reliable businesses, which support their families and lifestyle.

The best part?

We make the process of becoming a certified fitness professional, straightforward, and painless.

Our easy-to-master content lays the foundation that launches our trainers into successful careers FAST.
The IFPA is accredited by NCCA: National Commission for Certifying Agencies and EREPS: European Register of Exercise Professionals.  Also - all our fitness certifications including both the Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and our Advanced and Specialized Certifications, are approved by the VA: Veterans Affairs.

A WORD OF WARNING!

In such lawsuits, however, damages can be awarded quite high...

For Example:

$14.5 million jury award in a Connecticut case, Vaid v. Equinox Greenwich Old Track Road., Inc. (2016): Plaintiff alleged that the personal trainer negligently had the plaintiff use a rowing machine with a resistance level that was set too high, which ultimately resulted in plaintiff suffering a stroke.

or:

$1.4 million verdict in New York, Baldi-Perry v. Kafas (2010): Plaintiff alleged that the trainer forced her to undergo a workout even though she had a history of back and neck injuries.

Of course, your client can get injured even if you are certified, but in this case, you can get yourself personal training insurance to be protected against potential liability claims.

What is the IFPA Personal Trainer Certification Course and what can you expect?
What exactly is the
IFPA Personal Trainer Certification Course and what can you expect?
Let me be blunt..

The IFPA Personal Trainer Certification Course is the most comprehensive personal training course on the market. 

It is designed for those who'd like to become excellent (and respected) personal trainers.

So...

If your goal is to be an average personal trainer, constantly panicking about having enough clients, never be 100 % sure you can pay the bills or stop working to take a vacation...

Then it's probably better you close this page right now and continue looking for easier, less extensive, and cheaper programs.

But on the other hand...

Suppose you want to build a profitable business that will grant you endless freedom, being your own boss and never having to worry about money again. 

In that case, the IFPA Certification Course might as well be what you're looking for.

Through an interesting, interactive, and highly professional course, you will gain the knowledge and skills that every personal trainer needs.

You will learn how to successfully train clients who have no significant health restrictions and monitor clients in the areas of fitness, exercise, and health.

In other words...
This course contains
all the essentials 
for starting & accelerating
your coaching career... 
This course contains
all
the essentials for starting & accelerating your coaching career... 
  • Energy metabolism.
  • ​Exercise physiology.
  • ​Strength and aerobic fitness.
  • ​Safety guidelines when conducting training.
  • ​​The basics of sports training.
  • ​​Exercise testing.
  • ​​Analysis of body composition.
  • Safety, anatomy, and exercise.
  • ​Training programming.
  • ​Documentation in the art.
  • ​Nutrition basics for trainers.
  • ​Psychology, motivation, ethics and success.
  • ​Business basics for coaches.
All knowledge will be delivered via our On-Line Learning platform and Live Guided Learning hours.

All you have to do is study the materials, and later - when we set the date - you take the exam.

But we don't stop there...

We also go through...
The ONE missing piece of the personal training
success puzzle...
The ONE missing piece
of the personal training success puzzle...
There's one factor crucial for success in this line of work.

One factor that the vast majority of certifications either completely AVOID or even intentionally LEAVE OUT.

And it's this one factor that will determine whether or not you will be able to turn personal training into a profitable business allowing you to live the life of your dreams.

Of course - I am talking about business skills.

But not just any business skills...

You need a toolbox of business skills explicitly tailored to starting & running a successful PT business, whether you do it on your own or under the umbrella of your employer.

And that's EXACTLY the knowledge the IFPA Certification Course delivers.

We deep dive into learning all the crucial aspects of SELF-PROMOTION (that gets people to know you), SMART MARKETING (that attracts potential clients), and NO-PRESSURE SALES TACTICS (so you can sign them and get paid).

But don't be fooled by all the promises...

Even though you get all the information you need to become successful in this business...

And despite the fact that we will connect you with successful fitness trainers who will give you their best advice...

That doesn’t mean everything will fall into your lap.

It's still up to you to put that knowledge into practice...
Our participants SWEAR this is THE BEST
knowledge they have ever learned!
Our participants
SWEAR this is THE BEST knowledge they have
ever learned!
Are You Ready? GOOD! 
Here's your next step...
Are You Ready? GOOD! 
Here's your next step...
We designed 3 different packages that are customized to suit various learning styles.

As a result, the prices also vary greatly - the cheapest costs $349, while the most expensive costs $1,497.

I know...

If you think logically none of this is expensive, given that it will give you the knowledge to build a profitable personal training business.

This is actually a very good deal because it will allow you to finally start living life doing what you love, control your own schedule, and be your own boss...

Each package contains basic access to learning materials (including video materials), our IFPA Study Guide, and Certification Exam which makes it even more inexpensive...

The absolute highest-level package contains more materials to facilitate distance learning while creating an environment closer to the classrooms due to our LIVE GUIDED LEARNING HOURS and more.
But today I do NOT want you to decide...
Today I do not want
you to decide...
I don't know your goals and ambitions.

Therefore, it is too early to give you the right advice on which one of our programs would be the most suitable for you.

Deciding whether to become a certified personal trainer or where to pursue a certification will no doubt shape your future ...

That is why it is very important that you make the right decision.

Since I have more than 21 years of experience in the fitness industry, I know very well what can go wrong...

And I want to protect you from that.
That's why I won't give you
the opportunity to sign up
for our course today...
That's why I won't give you the opportunity
to sign up for our
course today...
Before that, I want to get to know you better and direct you in the right direction based on your desired career path.

Maybe our cheapest program for $349 will be perfect for you...

Or you might need one of our more advanced programs.

However, it is also possible that a personal trainer career is NOT for you and it is better you find another career path.

Therefore, our first step will be to talk on the phone and during a 20-minute conversation, find out which direction gives you the best chance for success in your personal trainer career...

And no... This is not going to be a sales call where I will try to sell you our most expensive education.
Our call will look like this...
1... First I will ask you "At what point you're currently at?"

2... Then my question will be "What do you want to achieve and who do you want to become?"

3... Based on your answers we will see if we at IFPA can help you reach your goals.

If that's the case, I will introduce you to our educational program that fits you best...

Otherwise, I will honestly tell you that we are not the right address for you and refer you to someone who will know how to help.
 
But let me warn you...

Time is of the essence.

I am only one and can only answer a limited number of calls.

I only have a limited number of free appointments in my calendar and once they are all filled, I will no longer be available for conversation.

The sooner you book a call with me, the sooner I can help you...

The longer you procrastinate, the longer your path to a successful personal trainer career will be...

And maybe that's why you'll never succeed.

So I advise you to book a call with me while you still have the chance.
Frequently asked questions
and answers...
Frequently asked
questions and answers...
1... I have won dozens of titles in bodybuilding including Mr. Universe, why do I need the certificate?
Congratulations on your achievements and dedication to excellence. Once you become a personal trainer, your experience will definitely give you an edge over other personal trainers. 

However, club owners will not hire you and insurance companies will not insure you if you are not a certified personal trainer. Despite a wealth of practical experience, you will need a certification to prove you understand the science behind training to ensure you will DO NO HARM to the public you will be charged with training. Training a 60-year old with osteoarthritis has nothing to do with bodybuilding! 

Likewise, training a 40-year old, overweight individual has nothing to do with bodybuilding. Personal Fitness Training has little to do with the type of sports conditioning required of a competitive athlete. 

Your athletic achievements, though a well-earned source of pride and display of dedication and discipline, do not prove your competence to train others safely and effectively. Your IFPA certification shows a level of professional competence far superior to any championship when it comes to becoming a successful personal fitness trainer.
2... I have a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology - Do I really need the certificate?
Congratulations on completing a very demanding course of study! Once certified, this education will set you apart from other personal trainers. 

However, you do need a certification. Even with a Masters Degree most gym owners will not hire you and most insurances companies will not insure you. Despite 2 (or more) years of dedicated academic study, most gyms know that you have little or no practical application in fitness. Certifications satisfy this demand.
3... How do I become an IFPA member?
Once you purchase and pass a certification exam, you are a member. 

At the end of two years, you must renew your certification by purchasing either 12 CEUs (continuing education units) that will renew you for an additional year or 24 CEUs that will renew you for two years.
4... Where do I have to go to take the IFPA Personal Trainer Exam and what is the process of setting up a testing location?
The IFPA Personal Trainer Exam is a closed book, proctored exam. When you are ready to take the exam, you will contact your local library/college/university or testing center to set up a time and date for you to take the exam. 

After you have setup your testing location, call the IFPA and give the information to our Testing Department. (If you have a difficult time locating a testing center, the Testing Department will help you pin down a location.) 

Our Testing Director will call the testing center and after confirming the location, will send out the exam. After you take the exam, the exam will be sent back in an IFPA prepaid envelope by the proctor. Once we receive your test, it will take up to 4-6 weeks to send you your results by email. It is very important for you to give us an accurate email address.

URGENT NOTE:

Please be aware that our testing protocols may change due to the COVID-19 situation. We're doing our best to cover all exams through an on-line proctoring procedure and get you the Exam results as quickly as we can. If you need your Exam results ASAP, you can take advantage of our rush processing as previously described.

We will provide all necessary information upon your registration.


We do not discuss results over the phone. If you need results ASAP, we offer a rush processing for $25. You will receive your results in three business days by e-mail from the day we receive the exam.
5... What score do I need to pass the Personal Trainer Certification Exam? 
You need an 80% to pass the IFPA Personal Trainer Exam.
6... What materials are provided when I sign up for the IFPA Certification?
The materials you receive will depend on what package you purchase. We have three packages to choose from; Premium VIP, Classic and Exam only. 

Information for all the packages and what they include can be found by clicking HERE. 
7... What is the format of The IFPA Personal Trainer Exam?
The IFPA Personal Trainer Exam is a multiple choice closed book exam. Five of the questions are not graded; they are for statistical purposes only. 

You have 1 hour and 40 minutes to take the exam. Just like any important exam, make sure you get a good nights sleep, a nutritious breakfast and lunch depending what time you chose to take the exam, relax, breathe, you’re going to do great!
8... What do I need to bring to the Personal Trainer Testing location?
Bring pencils, and your driver’s license. You will not be able to take your bag, books, or any study materials into the room where you are taking the exam. The Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Examination is a closed book, proctored exam.

URGENT NOTE:

Due to our online proctoring service, you'll need to have a computer equipped with a working camera and a microphone. Take care that there are no computer issues during testing, like operating system updates or other updates that might cause a restart during testing.
Remember - There are 2 TYPES 
of personal trainers today...
(maybe this can convince you...)
(maybe this can convince you...)
The ones that this crisis will break - mentally and financially...

And the ones that will not only survive, but THRIVE during these times.

Book a call with me and make sure that you will be among the winners when all this is over. 

I've done everything I could, now it's your turn...

Still haven't decided?
(maybe this can convince you...)
(maybe these people can convince you...)

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