Resistance Training

****Some of our courses have been cancelled and/or postponed due to COVID-19… as soon as more course dates are available, we will add them to this page. For now, these are all the courses available.

Let’s Get lifting

A comprehensive course designed to design and instruct beginner to intermediate resistance training programs for group settings such as weight room supervision or resistance training classes. This is characterized by a strong educational component and/or actually guiding this group through their workout.

This course is required, if you plan on taking the Registered Personal Trainer Certification Course.


University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre

Resistance Training Course

October 29, 2021 (6:30-9:30 virtual)
October 30, 2021 (9-5 in person)
November 5, 2021 (6:30-9:30 virtual)
November 6, 2021 (9-5 in person) **Attendance is required at all 4 course dates.
Registration is through U of M Active Living Centre. To register go to University of Manitoba. Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.
**Pre-requisite course is Exercise Theory


Resistance Training Course
University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre

January 7 – virtual (6-10pm)
January 8 – in person (9-5)
January 14 – virtual (6-10)
January 15 – in person (9-5)
Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course.
To Register go to University of Manitoba. Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.
Manuals must be purchased from the MFC office, please call 204-235-1245 to arrange for manual.


Resistance Training Course
University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre

April 22 – virtual (6-10pm)
April 23 – in person (9-5)
April 29 – virtual (6-10)
April 30 – in person (9-5)
Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course.
To Register go to University of Manitoba. Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.
Manuals must be purchased from the MFC office, please call 204-235-1245 to arrange for manual.


Resistance Training Course
University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre

May 27 – virtual (6-10pm)
May 28 – in person (9-5)
June 3 – virtual (6-10)
June 4 – in person (9-5)
Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course.
To Register go to University of Manitoba. Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.
Manuals must be purchased from the MFC office, please call 204-235-1245 to arrange for manual.


Additional Resource – Movement Mechanics Videos

Inversion/Eversion – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROloTSQ2h3M

Elevation & Depression – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmtJuUb-Y_k

Circumduction & Rotation – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIL5sM2uDgA&t=22s

Abduction & Adduction – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiTp9L6ED4M

Flexion & Extension – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnFcBJ2PBNs

Proximal & Distal – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbB6jCNnehA

Planes of Motion – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V34-QU2TyyU&t=76s


“I learned so much taking this course, I had been leaving out whole muscle groups in my own personal workouts!”

Joe Doherty