19 Feb 2020

Adam Cannella Success Story

Student Success Story

Tell us a Bit About Yourself.

Hi, I'm Adam, and I run my own personal training business (Adam – Movement Therapy) from my own home in Adelaide.

I love the lifestyle of working from home and have no aspirations to open my own gym or work anywhere else. I help people overcome injuries and issues and return to the gym and stay there.   

Adam Cannella Success Story

What Made you Decide to Pursue a Career in Fitness?

After working in call centres for many years, my past shoulder injuries caught up with me so much that the physical pain felt from sitting at a desk was just unbearable. So I decided to quit my job and pursue working in an industry I was actually passionate about and that would help me overcome the injuries that were plaguing my whole life. Many years later, I got over all my injuries and am stronger than I’ve ever been before, and I now want to help others achieve the same results.

What Course did you Study? Which Gym did you Have your Face-to-Face Practical Assessments?

I studied Certificate III and IV in Fitness and did my face-to-face practical assessments at The Energy Clinic, a local gym.

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Why did you Choose to Study with AIPT?

I liked the idea of going into a real gym and learning rather than sitting in a boring classroom. I liked that the course offered a mix of online and in-person learning.  

What are Your Plans for the Future?

Grow my business (Adam – Movement Therapy) by increasing my face to face sessions, start my own YouTube channel and eventually launch an online course helping people with injury rehab from their own homes.  

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What Would you say to People who are Considering Taking the Leap Into a Career in Fitness?

Do your Certificate III and IV in Fitness is a good start but know that you have to be patient with finding a job or growing your own business in a gym. The learning never stops after your Certificate III and IV in Fitness finish.  

Interested in providing fitness training as a qualified Fitness Professional? Our Complete Personal Trainer^ Program would be perfect for you! Enquire now to speak to one of our Career Advisors for more information!

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