Levels Overview & Details


RTS® currently offers three levels of courses
...and where you start is up to you.

(Word to the wise, don't judge a university's Phd program by its 101 classes!
Likewise don't represent yourself as having attended "RTS" if you only came to RTS1!)

RTS1
(International)

The RTS1 Course is the first step beyond the one-size-fits-all protocols and choreography of personal trainer certifications.
The goal of RTS1 is to begin the path of a true Exercise Professional by learning to see exercise in a much deeper manner
that only the study and application of Exercise Mechanics can offer.
While universities focus on the physiological responses to exercise, RTS1 focuses on the unexplored, yet primary factor...
the design of the exercise itself... the stimulation that produces the response.
While they look at averages and numbers, RTS1 focuses on the principles required
to design Client-Defined™, Custom Fit Exercise® RTS1 is 14 hours of lecture and 14 hours of practical.
(RTS1 was created specifically for students residing outside of the US, UK, and Canada)

RTS2

RTS2 evolved out of the former RTS123 and then RTS Practical.
It consists of nearly 100 hours of prerequisite online presentations, and over 40 hours of practical.
The online lectures Levels 1000-4000 are REQUIRED PRIOR TO ATTENDING!
These lectures are now available online through an exclusive and limited early launch of the Course Library on PersonalTraining.com. This backdoor access was created exclusively for RTS students. Previews of a few of these lectures can be viewed on the RTS YouTube channel.

Optional written exam and practical exams will be available Q2 2020.
(RTS1 is not required to enter RTS2)

 RTS3

Historically called Mastery Level RTS (RTSM), RTS3 is an extremely advanced program taught exclusively by Tom Purvis.

Over 100 hours of online lectures (Levels 1000-5000) are REQUIRED PRIOR TO ATTENDING the associated RTS3 Advanced Hands-on Labs. These lectures are now available online through an exclusive and limited early launch of the Course Library on PersonalTraining.com. This backdoor access was created exclusively for RTS students. Previews of a few of these lectures can be viewed on the RTS YouTube channel.


The RTS3 Advanced Hands-On Labs (Spine/Trunk, LE, and UE) are three 3-day sessions in Oklahoma City, OK.
(RTS2 is not required to enter RTS3)

Optional written exam and practical exams will be available Q2 2020.

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