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Adaptive and Inclusive Training

SELF-PACED: Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer Certification

This is an assessment-based certification course that provides a comprehensive education in the specialty of adaptive fitness methodology, concepts, and movements.

Graduates of the certification course will learn and practice principles that will enable them to conduct fitness training for people with disabilities while maintaining an inclusive setting. This course is intended for fitness trainers, medical professionals, and adaptive athletes.

Graduates earn the title of ADAPTIVE & INCLUSIVE TRAINER (AIT) and can proudly display their certificate!

Continuing Education Units:
PTs: pre-approved for 16 CEUs for physical therapists (verify your state qualifies)
OTs: 16 CEUs upon individual submission and approval by AOTA
RTs: 16 CEUs upon individual submission and approval by NCTRC
CrossFit L-3 or CCFT: pre-approved for 16 CEUs
ACE and other personal training certification providers: 16 CEUs upon individual submission and approval by your certification issuing company
  • Course Overview and Study Plan
  • Disability Awareness and Language
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Principles of Adaptive & Inclusive Training
  • Adaptive Workout Programming
  • Upper Extremity Impairments (part 1 of 2)
  • Upper Extremity Impairments (part 2 of 2)
  • Lower Extremity Impairments
  • Seated Athletes
  • Additional Common Impairments
  • Accessibility
  • Inclusive Onboarding
  • Course Conclusion
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 3 years