Stay ahead and keep your competitive advantage with Recreation SA.

Recreation SA is a registered CEC provider – learn new training methods and keep your clients motivated with our professional development CEC courses.

Here are the details of some inspiring networking and professional development courses Recreation SA is offering for Personal Trainers in 2016.

And don't forget to become a Recreation SA member to gain CECs at reduced prices through the Fitness Professional Network Series.

June 17 - Networking Event – Next Gen Memorial Drive

SACA physical performance manager and former Crow Stephen Schwerdt discusses his journey from

AFL player to fitness coach and the key elements of his high performance strength and conditioning program at SACA. Active Management’s Justin Tamsett discusses the latest international trends in fitness marketing and brand development.


July 29 - Motivate and inspire clients and staff (2 CECs)

Identify what motivates and inspires client to exercise regularly for the long term. Upskill yourself and your PT’s with techniques to be used when dealing with clients. Boost your retention rate with this workshop, presented by TAFE SA advanced skill lecturer Tricia Labella.


August 19 – Selling your PT business: The PT price presentation (2 CECs)

Almost 70% of new clients are lost by PT’s failing to close the deal – learn to prevent this and fast track the path towards achieving your session targets, by reducing follow-ups and giving away fewer free sessions. Presented by Darren Roberts from Impact Training Corporation.


September – Superfoods Truth or Trend (2 CECS)

It’s the buzzword of our fast food times. Can any food really call itself SUPER? This workshop will separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to foodstuffs that inspire extravagant claims for health benefits.

It will be presented by Themis Chryssidis a practicing Dietician from Sprout Cooking School.


September 23 - Bulgarian Bags (12 CECs)

Be introduced to one of the most powerful conditioning tools with Australia’s most comprehensive Bulgarian bag course!

Presented by Jason Ute of the Unconventional Training Academy.


October - Explore the Core (2 CECs)

Learn the finer details of assessing your clients for potential debilitating back injuries. A practical workshop delivering tips to assess your client’s core strength and posture and teaching strengthening exercises. Presented by practising physiotherapist Amy Hunt.


November 18 - How to use Dumbbells in the Water (2 CECs)

Inspire your clients and add variety to your summer program with a cool alternative to land-based exercise. This workshop will be presented by Annette Chatterton, a regular presenter at FILEX and an Australian Institute of Fitness course coach.

For more information please contact Recreation SA.