Your clients will love the novelty of a Muay Thai workout. It's a nice change of pace from the monotony of a treadmill or stairmaster and a great workout. This professionally prepared course not only enables you to get Continuing Education Credits from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, but it also has the potential of increasing your income due to the ability of attracting new clients and keeping your current clients interested in working out.
This Continuing Education Course is designed to meet the educational needs of Personal Fitness Trainers in need of credits from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
After registering login to this website and you'll have access to an online DVD of the course, a printable PDF and the powerpoint presentation. After successfully passing the online written exam you'll have the opportunity to print your Certificate of Completion which will be applied to your Continuing Education hours with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
This course is offered in the following formats:
To receive .3 credits, you should:
The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 3.0 hours..
Tim Mousel has been training in the martial arts since 1980. He holds Associate Instructor certification under Bruce Lee protégé Guro Dan Inosanto to teach Filipino Martial Art as well as Jun Fan Gung-Fu which was received in 1990. Tim holds a Level 2 instructorship from the prestigious Minnesota Kali Group (1988), Full Instructorship from the Dubuque Martial Arts Group (1987) and a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do (1986).
In 1990, Tim earned instructor level from Ajarn Surachai Sirisute (see part of the test here) and in the summer of 2006, he was the 10th instructor worldwide to earn the honorable rank of Full Instructor from Ajarn Surachai Sirisute who is President of the Thai Boxing Association of the USA. Tim also serves as Houston Branch Director for the Thai Boxing Association of the USA and is an Instructor in Jun Fan Gung Fu - Jeet Kune Do Grappling Arts under Sifu Larry Hartsell's Jun Fan/Jeet Kune Do Grappling Association (2005). Additionally, he received a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Rickson Gracie (1996).
On September 12th, 2005 he received his purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Leonardo Xavier. He has been honored as having an Associated school with Leonardo Xavier's Academy from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tim has also completed the requirements for Coach Level 2 in Erik Paulson's Combat Submission Wrestling (2003). On March 15th, 2009, Erik awarded Tim with Coach Level 3. On Feb. 7th, 2009 making him the highest ranking CSW coach in the Southwestern United States. Tim completed the required course of study approved by the Abu Dhabi Combat Club for the Class C Certification and was awarded the Referee Certification. He is listed as Consultant for the book by Kru Tony Moore, "Muay Thai - The Essential Guide to Mastering the Art" (2004).
A Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical education and coaching (K-12), and a Master of Science degree in Sports Science from the United States Sports Academy have given Tim the ability to teach the martial arts in a professional, effective manner. Tim is currently the Strength and Conditioning Coach for two-time world boxing champion Reggie Johnson. He is former chief Physical Training Instructor for the HCC Law Enforcement Academy and teaches Physical Education (Exercise Science, Theory of Exercise, Fitness Testing, Fitness Industry Operations, Advanced Weight Training & Conditioning, Personal Training) at Houston's local college. He's also an instructor for the American Red Cross in First Aid, CPR and AED. Tim is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (N.A.S.M.) and the American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.).
He has trained many of Houston's top martial arts instructors and has students he has trained compete at the highest levels of mixed martial arts competition including the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), King of the Cage, Pride, national kickboxing and thaiboxing championships and professional boxing.