The goal of this program is to train the Professional with user friendly information on nutrition, lifestyle and behavior change strategies.
Although the fitness industry has made considerable gains in research and technology - the fact remains people are more unhealthy and overweight than ever before!!!
As fitness professionals ( either land or water ) we must recognize that consumers and our class patrons need help and techniques to help them live a healthier lifestyle.
The WMC or Weight Management Consultant Certification will deliver the 10 week program to the consumer entitled Managing a Healthy Weight .
This training will provide the an integrated system to help those individuals struggling with weight loss and/or good health. The goal of the program is to help the individual understand basic nutrition, a variety of exercise and home program information as well as learn strategies for a positive behavior change. This program provides a back to basics approach that may greatly help your patrons choose long term strategies for improving their health and using exercise with balanced nutrition as a positive change agent.
The Managing a Healthy Weight Clinic will guide participants through a 10 week healthy lifestyle program. Each week will combine a lecture session followed by an activity session that will combine education and practical tips for achieving improved nutrition, enjoyable exercise and positive lifestyle and behavior changes.
Topics such as goal setting, basic nutrition, nutritional analysis, emotional eating, meal planning, detrimental dieting, grocery shopping, home programs for stretching and strengthening and keeping active, relaxation, stress management and positive self talk will be reviewed.
This goal of the program is to provide the participant with a positive experience and system towards balancing physical activity, proper nutrition and positive behavior change techniques for achieving a healthier you. If you have been trying to lose weight and realize that diet dont work then this program is for YOU!
You may choose to Certify for your own personal use or to upgrade your qualifications OR become a Fully Certified Weight Management Consultant. Click here for difference in programs.
When Certified as a Weight Management Consultant, the professional may facilitate a 10 week Managing a Healthy Weight Program for approximately $250.00 per participant. This is a 1 1/2 to 2 hour/ week session that combines a healthy understanding of basic nutrition, strategies of change & regular enjoyable exercises. So you may earn good money and help people change their lifestyle!
Certified Consultants may then purchase our Managing a Healthy Weight Kits through WaterART Fitness (manual, DVD's, fit bands, bag, laminated cards, band) for $80.00 / person & utilize all of our resources & promotion for teaching success as well as be privileged to use our Weight Management Website downloads. The Consultant may generate up to $1700.00 for a 10 week session if there were 10 registrants. Certified Consultant may choose to run the program by renting a facility or working with a facility to offer the program.
Pre-Requisite: must be Certified Instructor either through WaterART or another Certifying body or organization (to teach both parts of the program - leadership & exercise component)
To complete Certification
Each individual must purchase their own package. We don't allow sharing.
To complete home study correspondence programs, You will firstly read the manual and view the DVDís. Most people take 25-40 hours to complete a full program with the certification exam.
HOW TO COMPLETE CERTIFICATION
Weight Managing Consultant Certification Candidates must complete both a theory exam & practical assessment. You may email the theory answers OR mail the exam. The practical assessment is to film ONE WEEK of your presentation of teaching the Managing a Healthy Weight program. ( USB stick VIDEO/ DVD submission). This presentation should be written out and is approximately 1 - 1 1/2 hours in duration. You write out your agenda and teach the program and there is specific criteria that you will be marked on. You have up to six months after purchase or taking the course Ė to complete the program without a penalty fee. If you are late, there will be a$35.00 fee assessed for both practical and theoretical exam. After a year you may no longer submit the exams for Certification. Should you prefer an "easier" option we recommend the Managing a Healthy Weight Instructor Certification that only requires a theory exam.
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Full WMC Correspondence Program (to teach the program Managing a Healthy Weight Program) click here
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