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Part Time Personal Training
Brian Parks 12/13/2012 6:56:20 PM
Posted: Monday, August 4, 2014 12:26 PM
Joined: 12/13/2012
Posts: 2


Hey all. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on here that might help me. I currently work part time in the summer for a major league baseball club. At the same time, I have been studying to take the NSCA-CPT. I have always been interested in fitness and want to become a personal trainer. My issue is that my job in the summer can be very time consuming, and it is too good of a job for me to give up. However during the winter I do not have employment. Besides working for a corporate gym, which I have heard is not all that great, does anyone have any ideas or similar situations where I could turn a CPT into a winter job, while still keeping my summer job? This is something I really want to pursue, however have no idea where to start. Thanks to anyone who has any insight on this!!
Mr Elias Aguirre, NSCA-CPT 6/6/2012 1:01:35 AM
Posted: Monday, August 4, 2014 5:26 PM
Joined: 6/6/2012
Posts: 5


Brian,

Have you considered being a strength and conditioning coach for that major league team? The NSCA has plenty of certifications to chose from that will allow you to gain creditability with your baseball team. Make time to study for NSCA credential, make time to get hands on experience when working for the fitness side, and make time all the time to be a better trainer and coach. Go NSCA and the rest will lead your path into leadership. Good luck!