Through the IYCA’s partnerships with other premier organizations, we are able to provide our members and subscribers with the best resources the fitness industry has to offer. See below for more information about each IYCA Strategic Alliance Partner. If your organization is interested in becoming a partner of the IYCA, click here.
National Personal Trainer Institute
Personal Fitness Professional
Southeastern Security Consultants, lnc.
Club Industry is the only event that recognizes the universal aims of fitness providers while offering individualized information to address the evolving needs of both for-profit and non-profit facilities. Club Industry brings together a broad panorama of the equipment, products and services needed to run any type of fitness operation. Meet nearly 300 suppliers, with booths staffed by experts who will listen to your challenges and help you to find the answers that work best for your facility. Visit www.clubindustryshow.com/national for more details.
The Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) bachelor’s degree at Globe University combines a scientific curriculum with cutting-edge content from industry experts. HFS students have access to Dartfish technology, PTA Global videos, and PT on the Net. Unlike other university programs, Globe University offers students opportunities to obtain relevant certifications that will set them apart in the job market. Examples include the Level 1 International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) certification, the Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Jumpstart certification, and the Resistance Training Specialist (RTS) certification. Courses are available online to accommodate your busy schedule or can be taken residentially in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Utah. For more information, please click on the Globe University logo below.
National Personal Training Instutue
The National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) is a unique school offering a State approved diploma (In the State of Arizona it is called a “Certificate of Completion”) in Personal Training. NPTI consists of 500 hundred hours of education, which includes 200 hours of hands-on training. Everything that you learn in the classroom, on a daily basis, is practiced and utilized in the gym. Students complete the program as confident personal trainers that are ready to enter the work force.
Perform Better is the fitness industry’s top source for functional sports performance training equipment, a supplier of quality products from Keiser, York, Prostar, Troy Barbell, Star Trac and one of the premier providers of practical education for fitness professionals in the world through their Functional Training Seminar Series.
PFP Media offers the only independent personal training magazine, e-Newsletter, website, digital magazine, etc. in the professional fitness market reaching Club, Studio and Wellness Center Owners, Club Managers, Fitness Directors, Personal Trainers, Athletic Trainers and Group Instructors. Readers rely on our information to stay informed on building a successful fitness business, the latest industry developments, cutting-edge products and profit-generating ideas. PFP single-handedly pushed the business of personal training to the forefront of the industry and for the past 10 years has helped fitness professionals and personal training departments reach and exceed their financial goals.
Southeastern Security Consultants, lnc.
SSCI has set the standard for coach and volunteer background checks throughout the United States. The SSCI screening program was developed to assist youth sports communities, churches and other volunteer driven organizations screen out predators and other evildoers from having direct contact with children. The program combines a Comprehensive Criminal Background Check and Sex Offender registry Search with timely results and full complimentary consultation.
Worldwide, Vortex is redefining what exceptional fitness equipment is all about: Innovation for a
better life. Employing the most advanced 360-degree movement training system in the world featuring
the only “Grab-n-Train”® design Vortex enables core and total body training with free movement capabilities unlike any other system in the world.
2008 has been slated for the introduction of the unique, patent-pending Super Cell ® multi-station line with interchangeable and adjustable attachments. The first to be unveiled is the custom designed Super Cell called The NIMBUS TM with programming by Brian Grasso, Director of the IYCA. The NIMBUS is designed for youth conditioning of 6-18 year olds and doubles as an Adult Boot Camp Training unit. This unit is the brainchild of a collaborative effort with Brian Grasso, and Bob Piane, CEO of Vortex Fitness Equipment, designer and inventor. The NIMBUS TM comes complete with the world’s most advanced youth conditioning programs. Fun and functional, all Vortex products are great for the whole family!
Bob Bigelow is one of the foremost youth sports speakers in the country. He advocates fully meeting the needs of children as the top priority in youth sports programs, and provides new approaches for positive change in youth sports.