If you’re like most adults, you have fond memories of that special teacher from your early childhood. Later in life it is the great mentors who can help guide your path to new opportunities and professional advancement.
At this year’s 6th Annual ACE Fitness Symposium, held November 3–5 in sunny San Diego, you’ll hear several world-renowned fitness industry leaders and mentors speak about the critical issues we face daily as fitness professionals, providing unprecedented insights on the latest techniques and research, their visions on the future of the industry and what it means for you.
Dr. Len Kravitz, Program Coordinator of Exercise Science and Researcher at the University of New Mexico, where he has been named Outstanding Teacher of the Year, has been a long-standing industry favorite among fitness professionals. Known for his colorful style and enthusiasm, Dr. Kravitz’s presentation on creating a metabolic profile for clients is essential information you need to help your clients reach their health and fitness goals.
Fabio Comana, ACE Exercise Physiologist, will present The Path for the Future—Coaching, Not Training in his highly motivational style. In addition to introducing the groundbreaking ACE Integrated Fitness TrainingTM (ACE IFTTM) Model, Comana will explain how you can successfully coach clients of all fitness levels by applying the latest proven methods in exercise and behavioral science.
Thomas Plummer, an industry veteran and long-time, renowned industry consultant, will discuss successful business models for entrepreneurs and address the current state of the industry and what it means for you and your career. This is a must-attend session for anyone considering starting their own business or elevating the success of their current business.
Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally recognized expert, physician, scientist, and best-selling author in the fields of nutrition, stress, fitness and public health. As an advisor to current U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, Dr. Peeke is creating national campaigns to address the American epidemic of sedentary lifestyles, obesity and lack of fitness for survival. Learn all about this critical campaign and how you can get involved in creating a healthier society.
Learn from Jonathan Ross, recipient of both the ACE and IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year awards and a perennial crowd favorite, as he presents the correct ways to start a fitness program for obese individuals while reshaping their attitudes about fitness to guarantee success.
You also won’t want to miss Todd Durkin, owner of Fitness Quest 10, educator and motivator, who will explore timely and relevant topics in personal training, group fitness, special populations, sports conditioning and much more. And the always entertaining and informative group fitness guru Lawrence Biscontini will share his secrets of success for creating a truly groundbreaking class by incorporating state-of-the art skills for energizing, communicating and teaching to a varied group of individuals. He’ll offer keen insight on mastering exercise selection, progression, sequencing and choreography that will take your classes to the next level.
These are just a few of the many exciting speakers on tap for this year’s Symposium. Visit our Web site for the full schedule and details on the complimentary networking events that are included with your registration. We hope you can join us! Remember, you can now register at the lowest rates available but they won’t last long!