Impact is the first internationally accredited training centre to offer professional fitness instructor training courses certified by Central YMCA Qualifications London (CYQ) in the Middle East and India.
Established by Amanda Brewer, a fitness professional with over 20 years' experience, Impact is poised to bring the fitness profession in the region to international standards. Since its inception in 2004 Impact has qualified more than 1100 of students across the Middle East and India.
Impact offers a variety of internationally recognized qualifications including level 2 courses for Gym Instructors, Group Exercise, Step, Aqua, Studio Cycling and Circuit Instructors as well as in Health Related Exercise for Children.
Level 3 courses for advanced Personal Trainers, a recent addition to Impact's portfolio, include modules on nutrition and weight management, ante and post natal fitness, sports conditioning, client appraisal and fitness assessment and lead up to the CYQ Diploma in advanced personal training.
Impact's courses are delivered by qualified tutors with British educational and vocational fitness qualifications. All tutors are practicing MasterTrainers with a wealth of knowledge and experience.
The courses which combine 70% practical and 30% theoretical training teach students the principles of training and designing fitness programmes and classes. Special attention is paid to anatomy and physiology, energy systems and fitness principles. The students also learn about customer service, health and safety.
On successful completion students gain the relevant qualification plus entry to the International Register of Exercise Professionals (IC-REPS) as a Fully Qualified Internationally recognized Fitness Professional.
Impact also offers a selection of CYQ certified workshops which give attendees Continued Professional Development (CPD) points. The courses are an opportunity for professional fitness to expand their portfolios while accruing annual credits which allow them to remain on the register.