Suspension Training
Certification Course

A super efficient and effective training method !

Successful completion of this suspension training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate suspension training methods which are suitable for group and one to one training. You will have the skills and qualification to apply a safe and effective range of suspension training exercises to help your clients achieve their needs and goals.

CPD Approved

Course Content

The National Qualification in Suspension Training covers all relevant areas to ensure that you hit the ground running.

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Overview

On completion of the National Qualification in Suspension Training you will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Correctly set up the suspension training equipment
  • Integrate and embrace the principles of suspension training
  • Plan and design effective training programmes for mixed fitness levels specific to the goals of the participants
  • Explain the benefits of suspension training
  • Incorporate the suspension training equipment as an efficient and effective training tool to enhance sports, strength and conditioning performance
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Fees

The standard cost of the National Qualification in Suspension Training course is €230.00.

The discounted rate for graduates of the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training is €200.00.

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Eligibility

The National Qualification in Suspension Training course is open to fitness professionals who hold a recognised, valid and current primary fitness instructor qualification which is accredited or mapped at EQF Level 3 or higher.

Not all primary fitness instructor qualifications meet the minimum standard required. If your primary fitness instructor qualification does not meet the requirements NTC will be unable to award a certificate for this programme, even if you have completed it, so if you have any doubt about whether your qualification meets the requirements please submit a copy of your primary fitness instructor qualification for approval at least two weeks prior to the start date, or contact the NTC prior to enrollment.

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Syllabus

The National Qualification in Suspension Training course covers all relevant areas including:

  • History and benefits of suspension training
  • Balance, stability and benefits of unstable training
  • How the suspension system works and the various models in the market
  • Components of the suspension training system including anchoring positions and guidelines for various lever lengths
  • Principles of training and adjusting exercise intensity appropriately to meet the needs of clients
  • Functional suspension training
  • Exercise programming including modifications and progressions
  • Suspension training for special populations
  • Suspension training and rehabilitation
  • National Standards and Guidelines
  • Comprehensive list of exercises for the lower and upper body suitable for group classes and 1-2-1 training
  • Assessment

OVERVIEW

On completion of the National Qualification in Suspension Training you will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Correctly set up the suspension training equipment 
  • Integrate and embrace the principles of suspension training 
  • Plan and design effective training programmes for mixed fitness levels specific to the goals of the participants 
  • Explain the benefits of suspension training 
  • Incorporate the suspension training equipment as an efficient and effective training tool to enhance sports, strength and conditioning performance

FEES

The standard cost of the National Qualification in Suspension Training course is €230.00.

The discounted rate for graduates of the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training is €200.00.

ELIGIBILITY

The National Qualification in Suspension Training course is open to fitness professionals who hold a recognised, valid and current primary fitness instructor qualification which is accredited or mapped at EQF Level 3 or higher.

Not all primary fitness instructor qualifications meet the minimum standard required. If your primary fitness instructor qualification does not meet the requirements NTC will be unable to award a certificate for this programme, even if you have completed it, so if you have any doubt about whether your qualification meets the requirements please submit a copy of your primary fitness instructor qualification for approval at least two weeks prior to the start date, or contact the NTC prior to enrollment.

SYLLABUS

The National Qualification in Suspension Training course covers all relevant areas including:

  • History and benefits of suspension training
  • Balance, stability and benefits of unstable training
  • How the suspension system works and the various models in the market
  • Components of the suspension training system including anchoring positions and guidelines for various lever lengths
  • Principles of training and adjusting exercise intensity appropriately to meet the needs of clients
  • Functional suspension training
  • Exercise programming including modifications and progressions
  • Suspension training for special populations
  • Suspension training and rehabilitation
  • National Standards and Guidelines
  • Comprehensive list of exercises for the lower and upper body suitable for group classes and 1-2-1 training
  • Assessment

Schedule and Location

This course is available as a one day advanced certification programme in Dublin at the National Training Centre in Dublin’s city centre.

CourseDurationStart DateTimesVenueCPD ApprovedAvailabilityBOOKING
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

February 9th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

NTC
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

May 17th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

NTC
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

September 27th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

NTC
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course

Our Suspension Training Team

Only fully qualified tutors deliver the National Qualification in Suspension Training, with each tutor having recognised industry and educational experience in their individual fields.

Michelle O’Melia, MSc

Michelle has been delivering educational excellence at the National Training Centre since 2000. She is passionate about all aspects of fitness and health and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Chester.

Michelle teaches exercise to music, anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise physiology on our primary health fitness programmes and also delivers suspension training and indoor cycling.

Danielle Iannelli

Daniel is a resistance training tutor for the NTC and has a background in Martial Arts. He also trains and competes in Brazilian jiu jitsu,

Daniel holds a Higher National Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management, Sports Recreation Level 5 and is currently studying for his degree in Strength and Conditioning.

Daniel also teaches on NTC’s Kettlebell Training, Suspension Training and Strength and Conditioning programmes.

Michelle O’Melia, MSc

Michelle has been delivering educational excellence at the National Training Centre since 2000. She is passionate about all aspects of fitness and health and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Chester.

Michelle teaches exercise to music, anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise physiology on our primary health fitness programmes and also delivers suspension training and indoor cycling.

Danielle Iannelli

Daniel is a resistance training tutor for the NTC and has a background in Martial Arts. He also trains and competes in Brazilian jiu jitsu,

Daniel holds a Higher National Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management, Sports Recreation Level 5 and is currently studying for his degree in Strength and Conditioning.

Daniel also teaches on NTC’s Kettlebell Training, Suspension Training and Strength and Conditioning programmes.

Reviews

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