This Certification was developed by 17 world-leading, trailblazing women’s health experts from 12 fields of study, including:
• Physiotherapists who specialize in pelvic health
• PhDs in exercise science, psychology, biology, rehabilitation science, and gender studies
• Strength & conditioning coaches
• Registered Dietitians
• Exercise Physiologists
Our trailblazing women’s health experts come from five different countries including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and the UK, and currently work (or have worked) at Johns Hopkins, Baylor Medical, University of Florida, Georgetown University, and Precision Nutrition.
(In fact, the 3 female co-authors of the PN Certification helped develop this Certification, making it the perfect complement to PN Level 1.)
And what's even more special is our experts’ *process* for creating the curriculum
Every single chapter was written, reviewed, and edited by 6–10 of the experts listed above.
We asked each expert to challenge one another's ideas and methods and integrate the best available evidence and research with their professional experience so we could create the world’s first and only truly interdisciplinary, evidence-based, practical coaching Certification.
In other words, the women behind this Certification weren’t just “kind of involved”—they dedicated hundreds of hours of wisdom and passion to this project…
… and the result is a one-of-a-kind Certification that stands alone at the top of the industry.
Bringing these experts together allowed us to create the world’s only comprehensive, trusted, and globally relevant Women’s Coaching Certification in the industry.
No other Certification helps you master the art and science of women-specific coaching, psychology, nutrition, exercise, anatomy and physiology, rest, recovery, and exercise programming.
And no other Certification helps you navigate so many critical and often-ignored topics like body image, disordered eating, emotional eating, pelvic health, menopause, menstrual cycle, and hormonal issues (all within your scope of practice).
In addition to a beautifully designed, one-of-a-kind, 593-page textbook you can keep and reference for years to come—you’ll get a 100+ page workbook designed to deepen your understanding of the material and prepare you for your exams.
Plus, you’ll have lifetime access to our online learning platform complete with dozens of time-saving forms and questionnaires, workout templates, assessment tools, and coaching and demonstration videos you can use with your clients immediately.
Our Evidence-Based Approach:
Our Women’s Coaching Specialist Certification includes all of the latest women-specific research (including 1,000+ references throughout the textbook!) integrated with the practical and clinical experience of our world-class experts, and considers client and patient values.
All references are listed at the end of each chapter so they’re super easy to find if you want to do further research.
Our experts have worked with organizations like Johns Hopkins, Baylor Medical, Precision Nutrition, and Yale, and our Certification is recommended by industry legends like Dr. John Berardi, Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon, and renowned Olympic Sprint Coach Stu McMillan.
What’s more, organizations like NSCA, Perform Better, Goodlife Fitness, and IDEA Fit trust our experts to educate their coaches and trainers on working with women.
All of these factors—our experts, our curriculum, our evidence-based approach, our reputation—come together to make this Certification the most trusted resource of its kind.
Our Focus On Psychology:
We recognize that coaching women better is about understanding so much more than just anatomical and physiological differences (though those are important).
That’s why this Certification dives deep into women-specific, behavior-change psychology and topics that affect a woman’s health including:
• Body image struggles
• Feelings of shame
• Guilt and self-judgment
• Lack of confidence
• The comparison trap
• Unrealistic expectations
• Diet culture
As a coach, you'll want to be prepared to have conversations around these challenging topics to help your clients feel seen, heard, and supported—and our Women’s Coaching Specialist Certification will show you how.