The ACE Mover Method™ is the centerpiece of ACE’s client-centered approach. This philosophy positions ACE Certified Professionals to be effective behavior-change guides for their clients, and the ACE ABC Approach™ provides a practical means of implementing this philosophy when communicating with all types of clients.
But how do the ACE Mover Method and ACE ABC Approach work alongside the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model?
First, a primer on the ACE IFT Model: The ACE IFT Model is a comprehensive system for exercise programming that pulls together the multifaceted training parameters required to be a successful exercise professional. It organizes the latest exercise science and health-behavior research into a systematic approach to designing, implementing and modifying exercise programs based on the unique abilities, needs and goals of each individual.
The ACE Mover Method is an integral part of the ACE IFT Model. This unique philosophy allows you to adopt a client-centered approach to training clients, which is critical to the clients’ success, no matter where they are on the function–health–fitness–performance continuum or what stage of training they are currently in.
Every interaction with a client is an opportunity to build a positive and meaningful relationship through the utilization of a few key coaching skills. It is through the lens of the ACE Mover Method philosophy and the skills mastered in the ACE ABC Approach that you…