Advanced Strength Training – Level 1

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The Advanced Strength Training Level 1 short course is conducted by Gāyo.

It is not uncommon to see fitness professionals including personal trainers with a very limited knowledge of weight training. Their knowledge is limited to 25-30 exercises, quite often restricted to some of the exercises done for bodybuilding.

In actual fact, Weight Training has hundreds of exercises most which can be performed by men, women and, under certain contra-indications, even children above the age of six! There are 16 types of Fitness Goals and Weight Training is the exercise common to all these 16.

There is a whole of lot Exercise Science involved and, this science needs to be applied with “art”. AST1 is designed to enable the student practice and teach Weight Training smartly – according to the individual’s fitness goals. It will give a glimpse of the various training systems and philosophies too.

Fitness professionals must master Weight Training. It is the foundation of fitness training. Weight Training is the first – and the most popular – of the eight general categories of training modalities.

This specialist course is part (Modules 1.04 and 2.01) of the University of Mumbai Certificate Course for Personal Fitness Trainers (CCPFT) syllabus.

AST1 is also a module in the following vocation courses:

  • University of Mumbai Certificate Course in Fitness Center Management (CCSSC), conducted jointly with BPCA’s College of Physical Education, Mumbai
  • Certificate Course in Strength & Sports Conditioning (CCSSC), conducted jointly with BPCA’s College of Physical Education, Mumbai
  • Certificate Course in Bodybuilding Coaching (CCBBC)

AST1 fee is included in the CCPFT, CCFCM, CCSSC and CCBBC fees.

AST1 is currently approved by International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) – USA for 20 CEUs.

AST1 is also a popular stand-alone course. You can enrol to it without enrolling to the above listed vocation courses.

Student Eligibility

Student –

  • Must have passed 10 years of School Education
  • Must be physically and medically fit
  • Must have passion for fitness / sport
  • Physically Challenged persons can apply if they have exposure to fitness / sport
  • BEFORE FINAL EXAMINATION, must attend and be certified in First Aid & CPR with AED
  • Course delivery is bilingual, however students ought to have working knowledge of English

Knowledge Delivery

Currently AST1 is BEING OFFERED AS BLENDED COURSE – that is, it comprises:

  1. Online WEBINARS (face-to-face) supported with training videos
  2. GUIDED home study / practice
  3. Home ASSIGNMENTS
  4. IN-PERSON (face-to-face) education & training Master Trainer Ratnadeep Tagde (center) making a point to attentive students

Learning Resources

  • eBOOKS
  • about 550 exercise videos
  • Teaching: Bi-lingual according to State / Venue

Fee

If you are enrolling to only Blended AST1 course fee is ₹15,000* including –

  • Gayo certificate,
  • eBOOK and
  • nearly 550 exercise videos.

*FEE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. GST AS APPLICABLE. CHECK FEE PRIOR TO ENROLMENT.

Note: AST1 fee is included in the CCPFT, CCFCM, CCSSC and CCBBC fees. These students do not pay additionally for AST1

Examination

Course End Assessment

  • Theory: 50 MCQs that will cover the Science of Strength Training: Maximum marks: 100
  • Practical Teaching: Maximum marks: 100

Student has to teach one exercise each in the following phases of training –

  • Warm Up
  • Weight Training
  • Cool Down

Total number of Learning hours

Course duration: Total 100 hours

  • Online face-to-face: 20 hours
  • Home Study & Practice: 50 hours
  • In-person Training: 30 hours

Notice board

AST1 specialist course starts soon! Here are the course dates!

We have always supported students with useful, extensive Learning Resources! In the last one year, we have updated the eBOOK and added nearly 100 new exercises to the Video Library. Students can easily access them after enrolment and fee payment process is completed.

AST1 specialist course starts soon! Here are the course dates!

ONLINE: Aug 14, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29 & 30 + Sep 9 & 11 (all 2-hours webinar)

OFFLINE: 4 days in each of the following cities in October / November (dates subject to COVID) –

Ahmedabad

Belgavi

Bengaluru

Chennai

Guwahati

Hyderabad

Indore

Kolkata

Kozhikode

Mumbai

Nagpur

New Delhi

Porvorim – Goa

Pune

Raipur

Siliguri

Thrissur

AST1 specialist course will be presented by India’s highly respected Strength Training

Gurus!

Ratnadeep Tagde, Gayo’s National Academics Manager & Master Trainer in Strength Training; holds Focus Awards (UK) E&T & Assessor Level 3 qualification. Over 15 years of experience.

 

In KERALA: VM Basheer. Gayo’s regional director for South India; one of Indias most respected and accomplished bodybuilding coaches; champion internaitonal bodybuilder and national level weightlifter. He holds Focus Awards (UK) E&T & Assessor Level 3 qualification. Over 30 years of experience in bodybuilding and training.

In ASSAM and NORTH EAST INDIA: Angshuman Dutta. With over 15 years of experience in strength training; national level coach in kettlebells. Ace nutritionist. Also holds Focus Awards (UK) E&T & Assessor Level 3 qualification.

AST1 exercise video library gets bigger!

Earlier students got 400 exercise video clips. The students now on will be able to access about 550 clips! Yes – we added to the AST1 student library during the COVID19 lockdowns!

Online WEBINARS (face-to-face) supported with training videos

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AST Bulgarian DB Lunge
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AST1 – Part C Chest

Course Syllabus

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AST1 – Course Syllabus
Advanced Strength Training Level 1 will help you master the Art and Science of Weight Training. It introduces you to the – - Theory and Science of Weight Training - Physiology of Weight Training - Kinesiology and Muscle Mechanics of Weight Training - Different Weight Training systems - Students will be able to access 550 exercise videos which are arranged according to muscle groups. Smart Weight Training is the foundation of personal training. The fitness professional must be able to train clients of all ages with all types fitness goals and medical conditions.
Student - 1. Must have passed 10 years of School Education 2. Must be physically and medically fit 3. Must have passion for fitness / sport 4. Physically Challenged persons can apply if they have exposure to fitness / sport 5. BEFORE FINAL EXAMINATION, must attend and be certified in First Aid & CPR with AED 6. Course delivery is bilingual, however students ought to have working knowledge of English
Course duration: Total 100 hours * Online face-to-face: 20 hours * Home Study & Practice: 50 hours * In-person Training: 30 hours
Currently AST1 is BEING OFFERED AS BLENDED COURSE – that is, it comprises: a. Online WEBINARS (face-to-face) supported with training videos b. GUIDED home study / practice c. Home ASSIGNMENTS d. IN-PERSON (face-to-face) education & training
If you do only the AST1, you pay ₹15,000*. You do not have to pay this fee if you are enrolled to any of the full courses AND paid the fees for – - University of Mumbai Certificate Course for Personal Fitness Trainers (CCPFT) syllabus. - University of Mumbai Certificate Course in Fitness Center Management (CCSSC), conducted jointly with BPCA’s College of Physical Education, Mumbai - Certificate Course in Strength & Sports Conditioning (CCSSC), conducted jointly with BPCA’s College of Physical Education, Mumbai - Certificate Course in Bodybuilding Coaching (CCBBC) *FEE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. GST AS APPLICABLE. CHECK FEE PRIOR TO ENROLMENT.
This short course is one the most complete courses in Weight Training – anywhere in the world. It is approved as an important part of the following courses – - University of Mumbai Certificate Course in Fitness Center Management (CCSSC), conducted jointly with BPCA’s College of Physical Education, Mumbai - Certificate Course in Strength & Sports Conditioning (CCSSC), conducted jointly with BPCA’s College of Physical Education, Mumbai - Certificate Course in Bodybuilding Coaching (CCBBC) This specialist course is deigned to make you proficient in Weight Training for clients of all ages and with all types of fitness goals.
It is currently approved for 20 CEUs by the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), USA.
It is conducted in almost all major cities of India. Visit events for latest update of events.
For detailed syllabus click AST1 course syllabus.
Not required but it is recommended that the certificate holder continue education in Weight Training by participating in workshops / courses which will add to his / her knowledge of Strength Training.
Once you enroll to the course, you are member of our FAMILY of GĀYO FITNESS ACADEMY. We will guide you – free of cost – in: - Academic studies - Client training - Business development - Legal issues

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Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
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Advanced Strength Training – Level 1
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Rs. 15,000