In this episode of the KIPS Personal Trainer Application Podcast we dive into the next steps for an entry-level personal trainer. A popular question many entry-level personal trainers will have is “what’s next?” after passing the standardized exam. Many personal trainers get their certification and are left asking what to do next in their young career. Guest Vincent Metzo, MA, LMT, CSCS provides his input after helping thousands of personal trainers enter the industry or recertify with a specialty certification.

Vincent is the Dean of Advanced Personal Training at the Swedish Institute and the Director of Education for Kettlebell Concepts in New York City. After a few years working in corporate fitness and receiving his Diploma and License as a Massage Therapist, he began teaching at the Swedish Institute where he developed and runs the Advanced Personal Training Program, the first personal training degree program in Manhattan. In addition to maintaining a private massage therapy practice and personal training business where he works with track and field athletes, Broadway dancers and fitness clients, Vincent is the creator of the FCES (Flexibility and Corrective Exercise Specialist), Focus on Flexibility and Periodization of Sports Massage workshops, As the director of education for Kettlebell Concepts, he authored the KBC Level 2 course called The KBC Metabolic and Neurologic Specialist Certificate (KBCMNS.)