Fitness and Personal Trainer

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Fitness and Personal Trainer study programme is a well-balanced combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experiences. After graduating, you will be able to plan, organise and manage the training process for recreational and performance athletes. You will acquire professional competencies for counselling and organisation of physical activities for the general population or its specific groups - children, youth, adults or the elderly.

The theoretical study includes sports training principles, medical-biological foundations, pedagogy and psychology. You will understand how fitness training, physical activities and regeneration affect the human body - with regard to age, the stages of sports training or different types of sports performances. You will gain knowledge allowing you to understand physiological and pathological phenomena related to physical and mental stress.

The practical lessons will teach you the elements and techniques of various sports disciplines. You will also gain valuable experiences during the compulsory internships. You will get to try working with the individual clients, group management of sports teams, preparing, analysing and evaluating training plans. You will have the opportunity to learn from the leading coaching personalities from various sports disciplines.


Online application and deadline

All applicants must submit an online application.
The administrative admission fee is 650 CZK for each application. Payment instructions will show up after submitting the application form.

The application deadline is 28th February for commencing studies in the upcoming September each year.

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Certificate of medical fitness

Until the 30th March, all applicants must submit a certificate of medical fitness from a sports medic or doctor specialising in physical education. A list of recommended sports medics or doctors in the Czech Republic is available on the Czech Society of Sports Medicine website.


Czech language proficiency certificate

All international applicants (except for Slovaks) must submit a certificate proving their Czech language knowledge at a minimum B2 level.

Masaryk University runs several preparatory courses, including a Czech language course. For more information, scroll down to preparatory courses.

Entrance exams

All applicants will be invited for the entrance exams taking place in several different facilities in Brno, Czech Republic in April.
Applications are evaluated according to the entrance exams results by:

50% written test (in Czech) including the following topics:

verbal, analytical and critical thinking
social sciences and sports history
knowledge of sports, disciplines and rules
basics of biology, human biology and biochemistry

50% practical sports exams - all of the following:

100 m swimming
60 m sprint run
Jacik motor test

Preparatory courses

Masaryk University Language Centre runs several language courses, including the Czech language for foreigners.

Faculty of Sports Studies offers theoretical and also sports preparatory courses which help the applicants to succeed during entrance exams and further during their studies.


Tuition fees and scholarships

There is no tuition fee for degree studies in the Czech language. Only some special courses and field trips have to be covered by the students.


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