“Become a CPPS Certified Coach and Learn the Proven Training System Developed for Elite Athletic Performance and Be Recognized As a Leader in the Strength & Conditioning Industry"
Choose From the Next Three Certifications Dates. All Of Them Will Be Held at the World Famous DeFranco’s Training Center in Wyckoff, NJ.
The CPPS certification is essential for strength coaches, personal trainers, athletic performance coaches, physical therapists, fitness enthusiasts, and those interested in gaining more knowledge in the strength & conditioning field. This is not a “fluff” certification and you will be held to our high-level standards. Please pay attention to the following requirements.
To achieve CPPS Level 1 certification, you will be required to:
- Successfully complete the two-day intensive certification
- Successfully complete and return the CPPS certification exam within 14 days AFTER the certification (no exceptions)
- Successfully complete the CPPS Video Coaching assessment within 14 days AFTER the certification (no exceptions)
Note, recommended curriculum and references will be provided after you sign-up for the certification
To achieve the CPPS Level 2, you will be required to:
-Successfully complete an internship at a CPPS approved fitness facility / sports performance center / gym
Note, successful completion of each facility’s internship program is dependent upon their individual program requirements and defined by their individual facility
Please understand that each certification has very limited space due to the personalized attention and extensive hands-on training. So please sign-up ASAP for the date of the certification that best fits your schedule.
The CPPS 2-day certification is an aggressive hands-on / lecture curriculum that covers all aspects of athletic preparation including; the warm-up, breathing, core training, basic movement patterns and corrections, power development, barbell training and supplemental training consideration for beginner, intermediate and advanced athletes.
Group Warm-up (attendee structured and led)
Upon completion of the CPPS 2-day hands-on certification and the CPPS certification exam, you will achieve:
Upon completion of the internship requirements at a pre-approved facility, you will attain:
To set yourself apart in the fitness industry and to ensure your continued success after the CPPS certification, you will also get:
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If you are flying in for the certification, use the Newark Airport (code: EWR, Newark International Airport).
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Hyatt Place Fair Lawn/Paramus
41-01 Broadway (Route 208 North)
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, USA
Garden State Industrial Park
750 Braen Ave., Building E
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Easy Directions from Hyatt Place in Fair Lawn, NJ to DeFranco’s Gym
Hop right onto the highway and stay straight (when the highway forks). Drive approximately 3.5 miles and get off at the Goffle Road/Midland Park exit. This exit will put you on Goffle Road heading towards the gym. Make a left at the Chevy dealership onto Braen Ave. Then, make your 1st right into The Garden State Industrial Park (Hopper Ave). The gym is located in the back/right of the Industrial Park – Building E, Unit 750.
General Directions to DeFranco’s Gym
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Since our facility is located in an industrial park, our address will NOT come up correctly on your GPS or mapquest, etc. We are located only one block from a large Chevy Dealership, so we recommend you enter the following address into your GPS or mapquest when getting directions to our facility:
1180 Goffle Road
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
*Once you reach the Chevy Dealership, turn onto Braen Ave. Then, make your 1st right into the Garden State Industrial Park. We are located in the back/right corner of the industrial park – Building E, Unit 750.
PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP unless you are 110% committed to the certification. There are NO refunds for missing this certification or cancelling your commitment. Joe D. and I only want to work with the best coaches who are dedicated to making themselves better and providing the best training for their athletes. If you have any hesitation that you might cancel OR that you will not be able to fulfill the requirements of the certification – do NOT sign up.
CPPS is a hands-on certification. You will NOT be given your CPPS Level 1 Certification if you are a spectator during the weekend. You will have to participate, train, demonstrate the techniques shown and be able to answer questions when quizzed.
Block the dates on your calendar and start preparing with the pre-certification curriculum now so you’ll be ready to hit the ground running when the big weekend comes. You must prepare and study the curriculum contained in AMPED Warm-up, POWER, EXTREME, and Hard:CORE. Calling last minute that you can’t attend or you’re not ready – is NOT acceptable.
If you cancel after investing in the CPPS certification, under careful consideration, you will be given the opportunity to attend another certification at a later date for a $497 rescheduling fee.
We are only interested in working with coaches who operate on integrity, honesty, and truthfulness. Do not sign up and pursue the CPPS certification if you are not willing to put your clients first, are dedicated to continuous improvement, and operate every day on these standards. Becoming a CPPS certified trainer is more than just the training and knowledge, it is how you define and carry yourself after you leave – when Joe D. and Smitty are not around. You will be asked to hold yourself to a higher standard and carry the CPPS ideals with you every day.