The “why” of Endeavour Academy.
This is simple. We want to significantly raise the standard of the health & fitness professionals in Ireland. We are passionate health & fitness practitioners and are well practiced in our industry.
It took much experience across the last three decades to expedite our learning process and we hope to impart that learning on the next generation of fitness professionals.
We want to provide world-leading courses for aspiring personal trainers that our students will enjoy but find challenging & rewarding.
The "who" of Endeavour Academy.
The Endeavour Academy is our new accredited educational venture. We have achieved this globally accredited qualification via our governing body, REPS Ireland after an in-depth audit process.
All tutors involved are full-time employees of Endeavour Gym Ltd, at our Lucan gym. All of our highly qualified & experienced coaches have gathered thousands of hours of practical personal training and are some of the best coaches in the Irish fitness industry.
Each tutor holds a minimum of an undergraduate degree, with most holding an additional advanced Masters qualification in specialist areas such as Nutritional Medicine, Strength & Conditioning.
The "how" of Endeavour Academy.
At our Endeavour Academy, we have structured our professionally accredited courses to cater for:
~We have limited student numbers per course for a better tutor/ student ratio.
~We have a large in-person component.
~We have a large practical component.
~We have structured our professionally accredited course to promote sufficient learning.
Each week our students will:
Participate in lectures.
Participate in interactive tutorials.
Participate in practical training sessions as coaches.
Participate in practical training sessions as trainees.
Role play 'live scenarios' in the coach-client relationship.
Entry to any of our courses is via personal interview only*.
We have high expectations and offer students a unique opportunity within our courses, via our intern weeks.
The interview allows us to ascertain if we are a good fit for you and you for us.
*Each scheduled course may have additional entry requirements coupled to the interview.
Coach from the beginning.
Why we are different to all other courses?
The Personal Trainer and Advanced Exercise Coach qualifications both have integrated practical internship component. This can total up to five weeks. For this training block, we apply the theory we've learned into real-world training application on our busy gym floor.
Here our students will get a chance to:
Shadow highly-experienced coaches, delivering private and semi-private personal training sessions.
Participate in our semi-private training systems.
Coach our semi-private training sessions, shadowed by experienced senior coaches.
During our practical weeks, all of our students are expected to plan and deliver strength and conditioning sessions to another student.
We are the only course provider in the country where you will get this level of coaching practice, leading to a longer course duration but a more competent coach.