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Level 1 Suspended Fitness Course

$99.00 $79.00

This course is designed to introduce you to suspended fitness concepts, and to teach you how to assess and adjust essential suspension exercises and safely train individuals of all levels.

Learn the underlying WHY behind key exercise techniques and gain a solid foundation in suspended fitness training.

Note: If you have already purchased this course, navigate to My Online Courses under the My Account menu above to find your purchased course.


This course is designed to introduce you to suspended fitness concepts, and to teach you how to assess and adjust essential suspension exercises and safely train individuals of all levels. 

Learn the underlying WHY behind key exercise techniques and gain a solid foundation in suspended fitness training.

If you have already purchased this course, navigate to “My Courses” under the “My Account” menu to find your purchased course.


This level 1 Suspended Fitness course is designed to teach personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts the fundamental concepts and foundation exercises behind Suspended Fitness Training.

This course delivers  information in a combination of learning styles, including visual, auditory, read/write and kinaesthetic, and covers fundamental Suspended Fitness principles, equipment set-up and use, and exercises.

If you have any questions while you are completing the course, you can post them in the private Facebook Group to get quick answers.

Combining over 100 years of industry experience, our expert team of exercise physiologists, physiotherapists and personal trainers bring you the most comprehensive Suspended Fitness certification courses available.


  • Understand the different types of suspension training products available
  • Understand how to set up and safely use different types of suspension straps
  • Understand the theory to teach essential suspended fitness exercises
  • Understand the principles of progressing and regressing exercise technique to adjust to your clients level
  • Be eligible to complete the Level 2 Suspended Fitness Course


There are no prerequisites to attend the Level 1 suspended fitness course. This course is open to qualified Personal Trainers as well as fitness enthusiasts.



This course does not currently provide CEC’s.



  • What is Suspended Fitness?
  • Types of Suspended Fitness equipment
  • Benefits of Suspended Fitness
  • Another tool in the toolbox


  • Know your equipment
  • Anchoring
  • Adjusting Strap Height


  • Levers and Load
  • Stance
  • Pendulum Principle
  • Base of Support
  • Progressing & Regressing Exercises


  • Lunge
  • Press / Push
  • Pull / Row
  • Squat
  • Plank

Have a question for us? We’d love to hear from you, but you might just find the answer here.
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How long does this course take to complete?

The Level 1 Suspended Fitness course is designed to take 2.5 – 3 hours to complete. The speed at which you complete the course depends on how thoroughly you utilise all available course materials, and how much practice you choose to perform on each exercise.

Are the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 online courses the equivalent of the Advanced face-to-face suspended fitness course?

Yes. Our advanced face to face course is the equivalent of completing all three levels online.

Can I do this course if I use TRX or other suspension equipment?

Yes, this course teaches you suspension training exercises, theory and techniques that can be used with any suspension training equipment.

How do I start this course once I have booked online?

You will be redirected to the course page after checking out, and you will also be emailed with the courses page details. Whenever you come back to the site, you can find your courses under the “My Profile” menu at the top of each page.

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  1. paulish18

    Covered all the important basics with great videos that are easy to follow

  2. Mercia Gorza

    A well-constructed course that covered all the basics needed to coach others in the area of suspension training. The content was presented in a way that was easy to comprehend and engaging. Instructions on how to perform and correct exercises were clear and concise. Quizzes were very suitable in testing knowledge of previously covered module content. The instructor was knowledgable and his presentation of material was excellent.

  3. Jeanette

    Good videos and easy to understand info. A couple of PDF links didn’t work and couldn’t check my answers on final quiz. Thank you, it was great to have a refresher on all the key points of suspension training.

  4. Riverwood

    Clear and concise information and instruction .. complexity made easy!
    Fantastic guide and learning tool

  5. pedruco15

    Good course.

  6. julietia

    Easy to follow with great videos and written information in workbook, great to learn on assembling and usage. could not check my last quiz answers to review my answers. overall very clear and informative training. fantastic equipment with so many uses and variations.

  7. helen.wadey

    Good basic course. Some pdf couldn’t be opened. Also couldn’t re-check questions and answers on last quiz. Overall , I liked the combination of teaching styles.

  8. belindagorfine

    Excellent Videos helped with easier learning

  9. Susan

    Course was very helpful to get a basic understanding of complexity, load and lever

  10. Ryan

    Great course flow and easy interface to work with. Great written and video content.

  11. Sheng

    Simple and easy to understand, but the video for level 3 lunge seem to be missing, hoep it’s fixed soon. Overall good course, would recommend.

  12. Roberto Gaibissso

    Excellent course. Very informative and I now feel more confident in using the straps for myself and my clients

  13. Scott Bonner

    Clear and concise video instruction, make this course easy to follow. The content is great for building a basic understanding of suspension training concepts as well as teaching you how to use the equipment safely and correctly.

  14. Glen

    Great course, Easy to understand with clear videos to show each movement

  15. Randah

    Great and straight forward to understand . Enjoyed the videos in helping to visualize exercises in action.

  16. Adrian

    very informative and a great resource!!! I got a lot out of this course!

  17. Luke

    covers basics

  18. Melissa

    Fantastic covered all the basics

  19. Jude

    I enjoyed it. It was easy to follow and understand. Covered the basics necessary.

  20. Mandy

    Good and easy to follow

  21. Dean

    Fantastic course, covers all the basics with some advanced tips for maximum use of product. Learning system easy to use and quizzes to consolidate learning

  22. Stephanie

    Clear and easy to understand with good demo videos.

  23. Aren

    Good course for introduction to suspension training.

  24. Paula

    Very nice course, information presented in a clear way. I now understand the principles of suspended training and what mistakes to watch for.

  25. Debbie

    Superb online course. Information was clear and precise. Videos were informative, to the point and made comprehension easy.

  26. Lisa

    Course covered the basics well

  27. Nick

    Covered everything we had covered as part of my PT course but now I have a formal certificate for it as the PT course does not actually provide that for this particular component. The view questions button is also missing from the last quiz so I could not see where I went wrong on the last quiz. Otherwise great course recommend

  28. lewis

    easy to follow

  29. Linda Tang

    Great course!

  30. Belinda

    very easy to navigate online. Great videos and easy to understand. thank you

  31. lynda

    Great course, was clear and easy to follow.

  32. Anne

    Super course, to the point and well put together.

  33. Daniela

    easy to follow course. . video explained in easy terminology. would recommend

  34. Blake

    Great course, easy to follow and clear instructions

  35. Joanne

    Very easy to follow with clear instructions on learnings

  36. Lucy

    Nice and easy to understand and complete

  37. Sherrie

    Great content, the video’s are set out well, and informative. I will be recommending this course to fellow PT’s.

  38. Olivia

    very well put together and informative.

  39. Mikaela

    Great course learnt a lot.

  40. Gabby

    Clear and easy to follow

  41. Stefan

    Nice and easy to follow. Everything explained well. Good introduction to fundamentals

  42. Kristel Stubbs

    Really enjoyed completing this online Level 1 Suspended Fitness Course. Great set up with valuable resources, clear instruction and content, easy to understand! Would recommend it.

  43. SUE

    Excellent on-line course. Content is easy to understand and put into practise. The videos are well detailed, and support the written notes well.

  44. Donna

    Great course

  45. Michele

    Good content and great explainations

  46. tannaz

    good information, well explained, loved the video descriptions!

  47. michael

    Great course, very informative.

  48. Jodie

    Great course with very informative and easy to follow content. Well done and I am looking forward to Level 2.

  49. ethan

    excellent, great course very easy to understand

  50. Josh

    Great course, easy to understand. Will take a lot away from this.

  51. Simon Bond

    Fantastic layout with course modules very easy to navigate through. This is a MUST for any trainer looking to learn the fundamentals and mechanics of suspension training.

  52. Tayla Keillor

    showed me how to do suspension training.

  53. Blake Rudler

    very easy to understand and follow with great content. having the videos there as well as the written information was great.

  54. Danielle DeMorgan

    Easy to follow and learnt a lot

  55. Felicity

    Just completed level 1 suspended fitness and I’ll definitely be doing more! Thorough and easy to understand! Highly recommend them.

  56. Natasha

    Simple to navigate – easy to understand – great videos – instructions were clear – overall of the better online courses I have completed

  57. Catherine

    Very detailed, loved it. can’t wait to start using this style of training with my clients.

  58. Lindsay Rayner

    Awesome, simple course.

  59. Jessica

    Very clear videos with great information!

  60. Tom

    Loved it! Will be doing the other course shortly!!

  61. Nyiika

    Enjoyable and easy to follow. Information is clear and precise.

  62. Vikki

    Great course content. Simply set out to navigate through with lots of extra videos to watch for complete understanding. Really enjoyed this one +++

  63. Nicola

    Great online course. Information was well presented and easy to understand. The videos really helped cement correct technique.

  64. Robert

    Great! Easy to understand with well presented clear videos.

  65. Clinton Strauch

    Clear and not overloaded with excess and irrelevant information, great learning tool to help apply in practical use!

  66. Alaina

    Easy to understand and well presented

  67. Leigh

    Easy to follow, clear instructions provided.

  68. Caitlin

    Great course, easy to follow and understand. Perfect foundation for suspended fitness courses.

  69. Shannon

    Great foundations class for suspension training and level 2 will be very interesting

  70. Dean Murray

    great course to grasp the basics of suspension training

  71. Angela

    Great foundations class for suspension training.

  72. Kate

    Comprehensive and easy to understand! Great combination of videos and theory content

  73. Gemma

    awesome short course!

  74. Ian

    Well done guys- excellent course.

  75. Ian

    Great course

  76. Anthony

    Easy to follow and well explained course. Good instruction and teaching of the basics

  77. Jacq Ng

    Great course

  78. Tony

    Great content and clear instruction. Well presented, thank you.

  79. Hardik freshlime

    Great Course

  80. tanya lewis

    Great overview and introduction. Provided some handy tips and common mistakes to look for. Easy to navigate and good quality videos in small sections easy to revisit when needed

  81. Marcus

    Great course. Clear, easy to understand, concise.

  82. Hardik freshlime


  83. Joshua

    The manual I downloaded from the site was missing the row type exercises section for some reason (maybe a glitch) but apart from that it was a great course – Videos are very detailed and well explained – nice short cues that are easy to understand

  84. Amber Walters

    Great course and excellent detailed content

  85. Jason

    Great content, is to understand and was well communicated through the use of practical examples.

  86. Cheri Ochnio

    Great course,easy to understand and complete

  87. Amirhossein

    covered all basics and much comprehensive.

  88. Rose

    A clear and informative course on Suspension Fitness

  89. Jacqui

    very clear easy to follow with good cues and common mistakes

  90. Tia

    Great course, so much information for a short and online course. Was interesting and I’m exited to go out and try this on myself and clients! Thanks!

  91. Vincent

    I found this Course to be clear and concise with great videos and that it could be done at your own pace.

  92. Vincent

    I found this Course to be clear and concise with great videos for teaching Technic.

  93. Suzanne Berry

    A very easy to use and straight forward course. Not too over the top with information but still provided a great introduction to Suspension Training.

  94. Janet Hall

    very well explained, videos were excellent …overall an excellent course with great content easy to undertand and follow

  95. Justin

    Great course, however a little more instruction on correctly setting up the client for the exercise would be beneficial (e.g., for the squat, how far “roughly” you should stand from the anchor point)

  96. Greg

    Great course. the videos are on point with what is in the text

  97. Emily

    Videos were clear and concise. Course was great!

  98. Benjamin

    Good content. Although, would like to see more exercises – even though it’s only Level 1.

    • Owen Bowling

      Hi Ben thanks for the feedback! Level 2 is being launched soon which includes a heap more exercises, plus you can find hundreds of exercise instructional videos inside Club CrankIt so with the skills you now have understanding the key techniques that underpin every exercise, you can take those exercises in Club CrankIt and utilise them with your clients.

  99. Alexandra

    Great online course, would recommend

  100. Sue

    Clear instructions and videos so it was east to perform exercises. A very useful tool to use in PT work

  101. robert

    Really awesome course easy to understand and to put into practice. Would highly recomend to any one.

  102. Jessica

    Easy to follow

  103. Alyshea

    Great online course! Easy to understand and the videos were well presented – providing visual demonstrations were also great.

  104. Hannah

    Awesome online course! Easy to understand explanations and videos!

  105. Sarah

    Awesome, it was informative and covered the basics that are needed to know. It was clear and easy to follow and understand. I have learn’t allot, thank you 🙂

  106. Jasmyn

    very easy to understand and interpret the course content.
    really enjoyed the combination of videos and course manual !
    overall great online course.

  107. Glenn

    Very easy to understand the content. The videos were excellent.

  108. kristina

    The only problem I had was not being able to see which questions I got wrong

  109. celine

    fantastic course!

  110. celine

    Really great course to have done as it has expanded my knowledge on suspension training. i would recommend this to anyone

  111. Harley

    Awsome that i can do it online and has all the information i needed to know

  112. Samantha

    Easy to follow and the video was simple to listen to and understand.

  113. Mitchell

    Really informative, great detail, and plenty of knowledge of how to identify strengths and weaknesses just through the basic movement patterns.

  114. Eva

    Easy to follow.

  115. Renee

    Excellent online course. Had very clear instruction and was super easy to follow.

  116. Holly

    Simple, easy to follow and put into practise and full of useful cueing tips to help with clients.

  117. Joshua

    Great explanations and demonstrations shown in this course. Easy to understand and the process of the teaching is well set out.

  118. Sean

    This is a fantastic course and allows me to expand on the ways I can train my clients and offer them more in the way of mastering body weight exercises. I love how simple and easy to follow this course is and how it can give more to my business and knowledge base.

  119. Natasha

    Great course content and I am keen to do more courses

  120. Natasha

    One of the best online courses I have ever done! I cant wait to try this out

  121. tracy

    great course

  122. domenic

    very easy to follow and i joyed very much thank you for give me this opportunity

  123. Grace

    Everything was explained clearly and there was lots of quality information.

  124. Phil

    Thanks for the opportunity

  125. Amanda

    Clear concise and easy to understand. Fired up to use my straps now!!

  126. Christoper

    Had fun it will be a benefit to my clients

  127. Mikaela

    great course. Feel confident using this in my own training

  128. lachlan

    good fun, great intro to suspension training

  129. Antonia

    Great course with clear and easy to understand instructions and cues.

  130. Jessica

    Loved the video’s. Great course.

  131. Thomas Grindell

    Great course enjoyed it will help with clients and give more of a understanding of the crank it strap thank you very much.

  132. Thomas Grindell

    really enjoyed it one of the best courses I have done. Great information learnt a lot.

  133. Cherie

    Great online course. Easy to follow and the videos were great! Fantastic!!!

  134. Michelle

    Easy to follow

  135. Josh Cunningham

    Great course! Easy to understand and covered all areas!

  136. jennah stewart

    Very informative and fantastic resources that you can always refer back to! Great course!

  137. SIMONE

    Good information – loved the videos

  138. Linda Clark

    Fabulous videos explained simply and clearly. Really appreciated the common mistakes clients will make being demonstrated. THANK YOU.

  139. Lisa

    Excellent course, really enjoyed the presentation and learned a lot about suspended fitness!

  140. Carla Di Fabio

    Fantastic online course. Very clear instructions and easy to understand.

  141. Ben Evers

    Very clear instruction based on sound knowledge and experience. Thorough online content with different learning options. Definitely recommend this course to other PT’s working with a wide range of clients.

  142. Peter Farmer

    Good basic course and gives a better understanding of the different types of suspension straps. I thought some of the photographs (lunge step forward and backwards) were not in accordance with the guidance in the video.
    Thanks very much, I really enjoyed this short course.

  143. Lorraine

    I enjoyed learning the correct exercise techniques and the videos were very easy to follow

  144. Julie

    Easy to understand , good visual component and explanations

  145. Noemi

    The combination of learning styles throughout the course was excellent. Maybe some extra time for the quizzes would be good!

  146. Taghi

    Excellent instruction and easy to understand. I believe for level 1, it was quite well

  147. Shane

    Course videos were clear and concise.
    Owen’s tone and communication style is very easy to follow and informative.

  148. Priscilla

    Best thing about the course was the quality of the video’s.
    I found it very fun

  149. Samir

    covered all basics and very easy to follow and understand.
    awsum work . keep it up..

  150. Stacy

    One of the best online courses I have done. Super easy to understand what I needed to do, and the videos were really clear. Great course!

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