NEXT performance business internship.png

San Francisco's Personal Trainer Internship

MASTER THE SKILLS OF FITNESS & BUSINESS
IN JUST 9 HOURS A WEEK.

To achieve ultimate success in the fitness industry, it is essential that individuals master the business, as well as the health and exercise aspects of the job.
 
DIAKADI's Performance + Business Internship is a 'FLEXIBLE schedule, Build Your Own’ Curriculum program for certified trainers* which focuses on developing the concepts of fitness performance training while mastering the key elements and systems necessary for being a successful entrepreneur and small business owner.

Through weekly meetings with your Fitness + Business Coach, you will work through a syllabus of your custom designed curriculum built to meet your needs. 

*no experience required, only a college degree + current certification.


Phase 1: FOUNDATION DEVELOPMENT | 12 Wks

Phase1A Exercise Physiology Programming.jpg

Phase 1A - Exercise Physiology + Programming:

+ Anatomy and physiology

+ IMPROVE FITNESS PROGRAMMING SKILLS

+ ASSESSMENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: BODY MEASUREMENTS, POSTURE, FLEXIBILITY/RANGE OF MOTION/MOBILITY, FULL BODY MOVEMENT SCREEN, CORE STRENGTH TEST

+ Assessment Data to Program Design: Exercise selection, variable manipulation, progressions and regressions, periodization

+ Coaching and cueing skills

+ Exercise form and technique


Phase1B Business Basics marketing accounting forms.jpg

Phase 1B - Business Basics:

+ Development of Business Basics

+ Fitness Practice Foundations (Mission, Vision, Philosophy, Niche, Differentiation)

+ Marketing 101 (Website Design and Analytics, Social Media, Newsletters, Yelp, Thumbtack)

+ Accounting (Tracking, Handling Payments, Taxes, Accountant Strategy)

+ CLIENT FORMS: INTAKE, PROGRAM TRACKING, RESULTS REPORTS


Phase 2: Practical Application | 4 - 12 wks

+ Increase confidence level for programming and handling your own business

+ Trainers put into practice what they learned in Phase I with actual clients

+ Helping trainers work towards self-sufficiency in their independent practice

 

Through a combination of weekly meetings and shadow sessions, trainers will receive direct guidance and assistance on programming, cueing, and business development from an experienced mentor trainer and coach.