Developing Agility & Quickness for Sports Performance

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Course requirements

You must hold a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course.


Course date and duration

6 months completion period

Course credits

5 CEC credits

Course overview

If you have a specific interest in training athletes, this course, offered in association with the American Academy of Health and Fitness, will help you understand the physical and mental components of agility and quickness. Applicable to just about any sport, it focuses on improving quickness of foot, change of direction and perceptual decision-making abilities.

Key features

  • Course includes more than 100 drills to help in the development of safe, effective and comprehensive training programs
  • Addresses the physical and cognitive components of agility and quickness

Study modes

Online: Study from anywhere, anytime

Career opportunities

  • Apply the basic foundations of agility and quickness program to sport-specific training
  • Work with individual athletes and teams to enhance speed, agility and quickness
  • Enhance your expertise, scope of practice and earning potential as a fitness professional


  • Get 5 continuing education credits (international CEC points)
  • You will receive an American Academy of Health and fitness certification
  • Consider our Sports Massage and Sports Nutrition courses to broaden your practical abilities when working with athletes
  • Explore our other courses


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