Balance Progressions Specialist (GMP)


Course Hours/CEUS: 6 Hours / 6 WITS CECS

Course Price: $99

Learning Format: Online Course

Bonus Course Components

—Trainer & Client Charts
—Customizable Training Plans
—Client Handouts

Course Hours/CECs: 6-7 Hours / WITS CEC Award = 6

Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals. This course is also approved by many other certification companies—so if you have a double certification the CECs may be able to be applied for that certification as well.

Course Level: Entry/Intermediate

Course Description

Balance knowledge/training is essential for all ages and all levels and something that can be applied to every aspect of life. Bring more diversity and challenge to your group or personal training sessions with the balance training exercises from this course.

A step-by-step course Specialist Course that provides a solid foundation on how to assess a client’s balance, along with new approaches to proprioceptive awareness with effective warm-ups. Over 100 static balance training drills and progressions designed to challenge individuals of all fitness levels are explained and demonstrated.

This Speciality Certificate Credential is easy to follow and apply and gives you the tools from a new viewpoint that will prepare you to give clients the best service possible when it comes to enhancing balance.

Course Objectives

✓ Provide an entry level understanding of balance training.
✓ Understand what is proprioception.
✓ Discover what controls balance.
✓ Learn the basics of proprioception training.
✓ Examine the benefits of barefoot training.
✓ Amplify knowledge of balance training tools.
✓ Learn how to make traditional balance exercises more progressive.
✓ Expand knowledge on how to make smart equipment and exercise choices.
✓ Enhance proprioceptive awareness with effective warm-ups.
✓ Learn how to build a more stable foundation for individual client development.
✓ Amplify knowledge of basic balance training guidelines.
✓ Gain knowledge of static balance progressions.
✓ Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper balance technique.
✓ Learn Balance Progression training to help your clients condition their bodies to perform at their best.
✓ Understand how to design programs for stability.

Course Reviews

“Very convenient! I have gained a renewed dedication to the basics regarding balance and core training. I will be incorporating the techniques from this course on an ongoing basis.” – Kimberly Hawke, WITS Certified Professional

“I’ve learned how important balance is to everyone! I will be mixing components of this curriculum with all my clients from my MMA fighter to my senior clients!” – Otto L. Lecuona Jr., WITS Certified Professional

“Excellent plans to use with my clients. Professional handouts to give to client to take home step by step progression and measurements I will use during my assessments with the clients as health comes before exercise. I will also integrate it into my work out for variety and something fun. Excellent, would highly recommend it.” – Florence O Meara, ACE Certified Professional

“I have gained confidence and knowledge to teach my clients progressive movements, to gain balance and strength. I will apply the content of this course, to create a progressive program, to improve my bones and balance class at the studio I teach at. I will be able to help them progress from basic to advanced exercises in a safe and effective way. I will start with basic movements, and advance to a more challenging ones, using the equipment in the studio, to create a program for my beginners and advanced clients. This course was very helpful at outlining each exercise from the basic to advanced. It gave me a better understanding on ways to help my clients progress.” – Marna Rowley, AFPA Certified Professional

“I have learned a lot about balance that could greatly benefit my clients while they are training. Balance is something that can be applied to every aspect of ones life. I will certainly work on my clients balance more, as well as inform them of the many benefits of having and working on great balance.” – Rebecca Kohberger, WITS Certified Professional

“I have a better understanding on how to train my clients. I run fall prevention exercise and balance programs for older adults and this course has prepared me to give them the best service possible when it comes to balance.” – Kelin Clement, SFA Certified Professional

“I have a greater appreciation for balance training! I learned many new exercises and the proper progressions for teaching those exercises. I am a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer, so I will share these new ideas with my clients. Great course!!!” – Tara Bartolain, AFPA Certified Professional

“New Approaches for training balance to my clients.” – Robert LoFaso, WITS Certified Professional

“A greater knowledge of balance and how to improve it. Use ideas for camp. Easy to follow!” – Brian Callahan, ACE Certified Professional

“A good foundation on how to assess a client’s balance along with training guidelines including progressions. Tool utilization. I will use the material as needed according to the needs and age of clients. I was enlightened with the dynamics of balance that I learned. Great tool for personal trainers to incorporate for clients of different age groups.” – Adele Sandi Brown, ACE Certified Professional

“I have learned how important specific progressions are. I will use with all my clients, integrating balance work in every training session.” – Ellen Wragge, ACE Certified Professional

“I will be able to provide my clients with better information to gain better balance. Many of the exercises in the course materials will now be included in my exercise classes. Great information that is easy to follow and apply!” – Stacey Blackard, SFA Certified Professional

“A greater understanding of balance. I will use it in the Balance classes that I teach at the Historic Chamberlin in Fort Monroe, Va!! I am very excited for this info!! Using it today in my class! Thanks!” – Nancy Sue Rose, ACE Certified Professional

“A complete reference guide for various balance activities.” – Nancy K. Stover, NETA Certified Professional

“Excellent training CD. Proper balance knowledge/training skills for all ages and all levels. By incorporating balance and gait work into clients routines.” – Sherry Stoner, ACE Certified Professional

“Great new balance exercises.” – Grace Power, ACE/ACSM Certified Professional

“A greater understanding of balance work. I will include more balance training into my regiment with clientele.” – Caitlin Redding, ACE Certified Professional

“Enhanced personal physical fitness education. Train new hires. Excellent course and instructor. Easy to follow.” – Joel Granata, ACE Certified Professional


Exam Facts

✓ 24 question online true/false and multiple/choice final exam.
✓ Passing the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.

Course Bonus

We recommend completing a course from 1 year of your purchase date, but for your convenience all of our online courses have lifetime /24/7 access to complete your online program.

“I gained a vast amount of knowledge and really enjoyed the fact that there was no time limit on the course or exam. I got tools to grasp the concept and based on my new knowledge I can now give new ideas to my clients. This was a GREAT course!” – J.C., Certified Professional

Customer Course Support

As part of the GMP Fitness commitment to customer service you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at or call 1-888-467-3488.

Online Course Facts

  • Online education allows you to complete the course anytime and anywhere you want – you just need internet access and basic computer knowledge.
  • All content is 100% online and can be viewed on your computer or tablet. It can also be viewed on your smart phone, but it is not recommended.
  • After you purchase the course your information will be sent to GMP. You will receive a separate email from GMP with information about signing in to the GMP website where you will be able to register and have access to the course.
  • A lesson plan is provided online.
  • Please note nothing will be shipped to you.
  • Content is Microsoft Windows and Mac compatible.
  • Any course PDF documents can easily be viewed right in the web browser.
  • Individuals must have the capability to open Adobe PDF files (this can be installed for FREE and if you do not have this you will be given a link so you can view all course content). You will also need to be able to open Microsoft Word files.

Quick Facts

✓ Customer support.
✓ No travel is necessary.
✓ Study at your own pace—there is no time limit for you to complete the course.
✓ Comprehensive learning content.
✓ Take all the time you need to practice, study and make the course materials your own through practice and repetition.
✓ Valuable CECs/CEUs.
✓ Online exam—complete when you are ready.
✓ Credibility and increased salary potential.



Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program. The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.