PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DO I NEED TO BRING A TRX SUSPENSION TRAINER OR TRX RIP TRAINER TO THE COURSE?

No. TRX Suspension Trainers and/or Rip Trainers are provided during the course. TRX products will be available for sale after the completion of the course and attendees will receive a discount on all TRX related products.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO THE TRX COURSE?

TRX courses involve both theory and practical components. You will be active throughout the day so we recommend you bring a pen to write with, towel, water bottle, water for proper hydration, a change of cloths as you will participate in several workouts.

ARE THERE SHOWERS AND CHANGING FACILITIES AT OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE STUDIO?

Yes. At both Optimum Performance Studios (Central and Tsimshatsui) there are shower facilities, changing rooms and towels. You are welcome to utilise the facilities after your training course.

WILL I BE CERTIFIED BY TRX AFTER I COMPLETE THE COURSE?

At the end of the TRX Education courses (STC, FTC, RTC, GTC, & SMSTC), you will receive a qualification from TRX which recognizes your ability to apply the knowledge and newly learned skills into your role as a fitness professional.

TRX has petitioned their educational courses for CEU’s with many international organizations. The approved organizations will be listed on the certificate with the corresponding CEU’s for each organization.

DO I NEED TO TAKE A WRITTEN EXAM?

No. There is no written exam. It is expected that you attend the entire course in full and actively participate in the practical and theoretical components.

CAN I EARN CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FROM TRX PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES?

Yes. Fitness professionals can earn CEU’s with the completion of a TRX Professional Education Course from the following organizations (list varies from course to course):

  • ACE
  • AFAA
  • AFLCA (Canada)
  • BCRPA (Canada)
  • CAN FIT PRO
  • Fitness Australia
  • ISSA
  • IYCA
  • NASM
  • NATA (BOC)
  • NESTA
  • Physical Activity (Australia)
  • PTA Global
  • REPS (New Zealand)
  • REPS – SkillsActive (United Kingdom)
  • REPSSA (South Africa)

Please check the course page for specifics on the number of CECs each organization provides for completion of each TRX Professional Education Course.ACE (ACSM accepts ACE CECs).

HOW DO I RECEIVE MY COURSE QUALIFICATION (CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION) AND CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU'S)

The week after completing a TRX Professional Education Course, you will receive an electronic version of your TRX Qualification, which can be printed for your records and redeemed for CEUs. All CEU information, including the provider number and amount of credits earned can be found at the bottom of your qualification.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRX's PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES?

TRX Education is a movement-based training curriculum that provides fitness professionals with a progressive approach to learning our system of Foundational Movement Coaching. TRX courses progress from practicing Foundational Movement standards with the TRX Suspension Trainer, to developing your skills and integrating multiple training tools with individuals and/or groups. TRX has designed a progressive journey, with a suggested course path, to help you learn and grow in your career as a fitness professional. However, you are also encouraged to carve your own path to tailor to your needs.

Suspension Training Course (TRX STC): This course serves as the cornerstone of TRX education and teaches the fundamentals of Suspension Training with a library of over 40 exercises. Learn how to properly perform Suspension Training and body weight exercises and how to modify, unload or add intensity to scale moves for all fitness levels.

Functional Training Course (TRX FTC): Master foundational movements on the Suspension Trainer and begin to apply these learnings on up to seven different modalities. Learn how to lead multiple circuit-based workouts for personal training, small group or large group training.

Group Training Course (TRX GTC): Optimized for Group Instructors with two 30 min- workouts, group cueing tips, common faults, and tips to get your group program started in your space.

Rip Training Course (TRX RIP): Optimized for Personal Trainers with a library of exercises with progressions and regressions, cueing tips, and program design for different client types.

Sports Medicine (TRX SMSTC)  This course takes your TRX Suspension Training education to the next level. You’ll learn how to incorporate Suspension Training exercises into your client’s pre-hab or post-rehab programs to build strength and reduce the chance of injuries.

For a comparison of the TRX Educational Courses please CLICK HERE

ARE THE TRX COURSES TAUGHT IN HONG KONG AND MACAU INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED?

Yes. We offer the full range of TRX Professional Educational Courses in Hong Kong and Macau which are lead by TRX-approved Course Instructors. Attendees will receive TRX-approved Course Manuals for all course (STC, GTC, FTC, RIP and SMSTC).

Please ensure when taking a TRX course, that the course instructor is an approved and certified TRX Instructor and the course is an approved TRX course.

 

ARE THERE ANY PRE-REQUISITIES BEFORE TAKING ANY TRX PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSE?

No. There are no pre-requisites for taking any of our Level 1 TRX Education courses (STC, FTC, RTC, and GTC). However, TRX has  designed a progressive journey, with a suggested course path. We strongly encourage fitness has professionals, to begin with, the TRX Suspension Training Course to build a base knowledge of foundational movements on the TRX Suspension Trainer and to learn our system of Foundational Movement Coaching.

For the TRX Sports Medicine (TRX SMSTC) you are required to have taken the TRX STC course.

HOW MUCH IS THE COURSE AND WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Our eight-hour, live Level 1 TRX Professional Education Courses (STC, GSTC, FTC, RIP) are HK$2,700 All courses include:

  • Expert instruction and hands-on practice
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • A TRX Qualification
  • A course manual

Our eight-hour, live Level 2 TRX Professional Education Courses (SMSTC) IS HK$3,200 The course include:

  • Expert instruction and hands-on practice
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • A TRX Qualification
  • A course manual

 

WHICH TRX KIT IS BEST FOR YOU?

TRX provides a range of Suspension Training products from personal to commercial use. Not sure which TRX Suspension Training Kit is right for you? Use this chart to compare the unique offerings of each of our training systems, and find the perfect fit. COMPARE TRX HERE 

ARE THERE SPECIAL PRODUCT DISCOUNTS FOR COURSE ATTENDEES?

Yes. Course attendees receive a 20% discount on all TRX products on the day of the course and a 15% for one month after the completion of the course. You can purchase directly from the approved TRX Hong Kong store at TRX Hong Kong Store or visit our approved training centres at Optimum Performance Studio in Central or Tsimshatsui to purchase products. Please fond a site

Please find a site map for our training studios: STUDIO CONTACT DETAILS

HOW CAN I HOST AN APPROVED TRX PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSE IN MY FACILITY?

You provide the facility, TRX will take care of the rest. These best-in-class TRX Professional Education Courses are lead by industry leaders with a curriculum designed for success. As a host facility, TRX will support your facility with the education you need to increase member retention, drive revenue and increase your marketability.

Host Facility Requirements:

  • Ten sturdy attachment points between 7-9 feet in height, with 5-10 feet of workout space each and structurally sound to bear the body weight of the student (Suspension Training Courses)
  • Ten sturdy attachment points, 4-5 feet in height, each with 6 feet width and 16 feet long of workout space. 30 by 30 room minimum (Rip Training Courses)
  • Space large enough to accommodate 16 to 20 attendees comfortably
  • Space is quiet, comfortable and conducive to learning
  • Facility available for approximately 9 hours (e.g., 9:00am to 6:00pm)
  • At least one staff member to assist on the day of the course
  • Willingness to partner and work with TRX to create a successful and educational experience for everyone
  • Facility owns at least 10 authentic TRX Suspension Trainers or Rip Trainers for use during the course

Interested parties should contact Kevin B. Rushton by e-mail CLICK HERE! 

WHAT LANGUAGE MEDIUMS ARE TRX COURSES TAUGHT?

We offer TRX course(s) in both English and Cantonese excluding the TRX SMSTC course which is only taught in English.

 

ARE TRX MANUALS IN ENGLISH?

Yes. At the moment, all TRX Professional Educational Manuals are in English for Hong Kong and Macau.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND AUTHENTIC TRX PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSE IN HONG KONG AND MACAU?

Please refer to our approved TRX Professional Education Partner Optimum Performance Studio. CLICK HERE to see the full list of TRX Educational Courses being offered in Hong Kong and Macau. Also visit the TRX Hong Kong website CLICK HERE as well.

CAN I ATTEND TRX COURSE IF I'M NOT A FITNESS OR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL?

Yes. The courses are designed to teach all attendees how to effectively train themselves and others on the TRX Suspension Trainer, TRX Rip Trainer and other functional training modalities. Although the additional knowledge is beneficial, the TRX courses are not limited to a specific profession. TRX has designed a progressive journey, with suggested course path, to help you learn and grow in your career as a fitness professional. However, you are also encouraged to carve your own path to tailor your needs.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY IF I CANNOT ATTEND THE TRX C OURSE?

Course registration fees are non-refundable; should Optimum Performance Studio cancel the course, for any reason, registrants will receive a complete refund. Requests to change registration from one course to another must be made by e-mail at least 14-days before the course date. Requests made less than 14-days before the course date are subject to a HK$300 rescheduling fee. Registrants may transfer their course registration to someone else for a HK$200 fee.

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