Training Teens


    AU $7


    Christine Kusznir




    1 HOURS

    Course Type

    Network Original

    Course Overview

    In this course, Christine takes you through key insights and considerations when working with teenage clients, to assist your delivery of 1-1 personal training or group sessions. Built on both current research and Christine’s direct experience teaching in public schools and working in the fitness industry, you will learn about tailoring effective communication and session strategies with teenagers, and practical ideas to include in one-on-one PT or group sessions. The course will prove a great addition to your skills as a personal trainer or fitness instructor. In her own words, “Working with teenagers is fun – interesting – but fun!”

    This course is designed for fitness coaches and personal trainers working one on one and with small groups of teens (12-17 years olds) in a gym or group fitness environment.

    Learning Outcomes

    • The physical aspects of training teenagers – growth and development and how that will impact the program and training with adolescents
    • The mental stuff – how they think
    • Tips for communicating and building relationships so teens can perform at their best
    • The legal stuff – what boxes need to be checked, what you need to know and where you can find it
    • Practical training tools you can use to help design and implement in your sessions
    • Resource kits with links and reading material where you can find additional information on the topics covered.

    About the Author

    Christine Kusznir is a Les Mills Group Fitness Instructor and a Fitness Coach at the Australian Institute of Fitness, Adelaide Campus. She is also a registered and current secondary school science, maths and VET teacher.

    After studying a Bachelor of Science, Christine worked for 8 years in a Cereal Grain Biochemistry Laboratory at the University of Adelaide and during this time pursued her other passion in fitness and studied Certificate IV in Fitness at the Australian Institute of Fitness. Over the past 8 years, Christine has trained in Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, BODYPUMP, SPRINT and RPM. She currently teaches all four programs in clubs around Adelaide.

    Christine’s other experiences include managing group fitness at several Goodlife Health Clubs, presenting at national and international Les Mills events, and even teaching group fitness on a Mega Luxury Yacht! Christine is also a Les Mills National Presenter for RPM and a Reebok Sponsored Athlete.



    Access Period

    CEC Expiry Date: 24/08/2025. In order to obtain AusActive CECs, this course must be completed by the CEC Expiry Date.

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