Ropes Fitness Certification

It was amazing!! Now I have all the tools needed to offer a rope class.

Thanks JoJo and IFTA!

Nancy S.

Raleigh Fitness Weekend – September 2019

I took the 2 classes this past Sunday. These workshops were great BTW. Much, much better than ANYTHING I’ve ever taken with AFAA. He is a marvelous speaker. Thanks.

“IFTA is tons better than my original certification…”

I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed the Group Fitness Certification.  It was tons better than my original certification I received in-person with AFAA.  Gay really knows her stuff and I will be looking forward to getting some continuing education with her!  Thank you so much for bringing this certification to our facility!    C. Cartier

New York, N.Y. November 2018 – J. Nelson

Greg Sims was very knowledgeable and personable.  Current up to date info and a great value for the price.  I’m happy I made the choice to go with IFTA!

Best Raleigh Fitness Weekend ever!!

I am so thankful to IFTA and their commitment to quality, hands-on fitness certs and continuing ed. The 2018 presenters were incredible and so down to earth. I learned more in 5 hours than I have the whole rest of last year. Thanks IFTA. Katherine M.

A. Abbene – NY

April 2008  Presenter(s) – Jeff Borden

Jeff not only was extremely informative & organized with the workshop information and materials, but he executed them with extreme enthusiasm that kept us focused and motivated.

R. Leavitt / T. Newton – Raleigh

Amazing professional with a deep understanding of the subject matter. Love, love, loved this class. Dee was great at explaining workouts and simple choreography counts. I am now more confident in how a routine should go.

Crystal Johnson – Raleigh, NC

July 2009  Presenter(s) – Gay Gasper

I just attended the group fitness instructor class. I wanted to say that Gay Gasper is a wonderful teacher. She is very knowledgeable and makes the class very enjoyable and relaxed. One could tell she really cares about fitness and her students. Thanks for a great event!!

John Wilfert CEO (Odessa Family YMCA) – Odessa, Texas

July 2009  Fitness Weekend – Carrie Smith

I wanted to thank IFTA for allowing us to have such a quality presenter. I can not say enough about Carrie Smith, she was very professional as well as being very knowledgable. I was very inpressed and and to thank IFTA for allowing her to come when our numbers were a little low. The ones that were able to attend were very pleased with her and learned a great deal. Thank you IFTA. Positive Thoughts, John Wilfert CEO (Odessa Family YMCA).

A. Fitzgerald – NC

April 2009  Presenter(s) – Jodi Heimrich

Jodi was extremely personable and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend anyone to certify through IFTA.

Carmen Alexe – Rincon, GA

March 2009  Presenter(s) – Carrie Smith

I have taken quite a few of Carrie”s training cert. classes and it”s always a pleasure for me. Carrie is one of the BEST instructors out there, no doubt about it! She is extremely knowledgeable, very articulate, energetic, and I noticed that all the folks that were there were very impressed with her. She makes everyone feels very comfortable and she”s definitely a wealth of information. I am looking forward to taking more classes taught by Carrie! Thanks so much! Carmen

L. Augustine – Colorado Springs-AAAI/ISMA

March 2009  Presenter(s) – Jeff Borden

WOW! I had debated about going home on Sunday morning, but the 2 main classes I really wanted to attend the whole weekend were your last 2 classes for seniors. I can”t express enough how VERY glad I was I stayed! I”d sat in on some of your classes in past years & knew these 2 would be great, too. AND THEY WERE! You have such an abundance of energy & compassion for what you do. Thank you again SO MUCH for being at Co. Spgs. this past weekend. It made my whole trip.

Bonnie – Co Springs, CO

March 2009  Certification – AAAI aqua

Always great and informative.

Carol Easu – Raleigh Fitness Weekend 2008

October 2008  Presenter(s) – Darise Jeffcoat

I enjoyed “Putting It All Together.” Even though I have been teaching for several years, I always thought I needed the “basics.” Now I feel so much more comfortable with the counting thing and designing a class. This was an excellent use of time that I would recommend to any new teachers! Thank you!

christine rossano – lucille roberts valley stream ny

September 2008  Workshop – Greg Sims

Workshop included Muscle Plus and Body Bar Box – both kicked my butt. Greg was tireless and motivational. Can’t wait for more!!!

Brian Guzman – ep fitness el paso

August 2008  Fitness Weekend –

Brian did an amazing job getting everyone involved and motivated. He is knowlegable and personal. I felt very comfortable with him. I attended his personal training, his advanced training and business portion of the class. Excellent. Great tips on how to present yourself and your business. I hope he continues to instruct.

Kathy M. – Fitness For Her, Winston-salem, NC

July 2008  Certification – Jeff Borden

The Powercut Certification with Jeff was extremely helpful in planning and organizing a class with barbells. He was very knowledgable and presented the information in a way that made sense, not overwhelming. I would definitely recommend this certification over another company’s because I feel IFTA does care about the safety of the students. I was also able to participate in Cardio Stack-Core Attack and Power Mat-Flex. Again, I gained new ideas for my classes and had fun in the meantime. Jeff truly is wonderful – sharing his expertise and experience in an upbeat and enthusiastic way. Thanks Jeff for a terrific presentation!

Lisa Marie Prysock – IFTA Fitness Workshop – Metro Detroit Westin Hotel

December 2007  Workshop – Certification

This is about my third workshop session with Greg, and he is an awesome presenter I am always able to learn something new to take back to my class. I learned so many things in the Kickboxing Explosion session and tubing session and I am able to go back to my class and teach my students. Also, Greg always provides us with the best music. When I played the Cd’s in class the students were so excited to hear the great music while taking my step class. Greg, keep up the good work.

Casey Snyder – El Paso, TX

July 2007  Presenter(s) – Greg Sims

Wow! What a great weekend! I used the choreography that Greg taught us in the step and strength workshops for my class today and they had a BLAST!! I loved that Greg taught you how to break it down for your beginner students, b/c I am a new instructor and that seems to be the hardest part for me! It was so easy that even my P.T. Army guys picked up on it, and they have a hard time with the BASIC!! Loved it, cant stop talking about it! I will be back whenever IFTA is in town! Keep it up!

Casey Snyder – El Paso TX

July 2007  Presenter(s) – Brian Guzman

I recently had an amazing weekend with IFTA! Brian was enthusiastic and fun while he presented the cycle and personal training certs! If learning everything in the certs was not exciting enough, Brian made the weekend fun, relaxed, and as stress free as he could for all of us who were a little nervous over the exams! This was my first IFTA event and I will be coming back for years to come as long as the quality of presenters, and education stays the same or gets better! Thanks Brian!

Attendee – Wilmington, NC

April 2007  Certification – Certification Workshops at Gold’s Gym

Mr. Borden gave a clear, concise and thorough review of all of the studies, his practical was energetic and fun and he was a very personable and pleasant presenter. I was at ease and appreciated his excellent review. He made it comfortable and easy to take the certification exam. I went into the workshop/certification not knowing what to expect but his gracious and outgoing personality put me at ease. Thank you!

Anthony V. – NY

April 2007  Presenter(s) – Jeff Borden-Sr. Surge DVD

Just want to send a message of good cheer to Jeff Borden. I am a 64 yr old “middle ager” who just purchased Senior Surge from Collage Video. Senior Surge is the best and fastest 57 minute workout I have ever done. Jeff takes you through the paces with cheerful urging and motivating comments that keep it all moving. He makes a real contribution to the body of works in this area. I highly recommend it for all active seniors. It’s a nice cross trainer with my tai chi and qi gong practice. Thanks, Jeff, for a great workout…

Lisa McCormick – Hinesville, GA

March 2007  Presenter(s) – Marideth Stiller

Marideth is a wonderful presenter. All the workshops were fantastic! IFTA is the greatest organization to deal with. We love them at our gym. Thanks so much!

Kamisha Colvin – Mobile, Alabama, January 2007

Greg Sims is awesome! He is very detailed and accurate in cueing, form, he “speaks” to everyone in his classes and makes everyone feel so special.


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