This course goes beyond the basics to teach you how to assess and adjust suspension exercises, functional movement principles,and how to train individuals of all levels. 

Learn the underlying WHY behind key exercise techniques and become an expert Certified CrankIt Coach to incorporate this powerful training method into your business, attract more clients and increase your earning potential!

This course is now managed and delivered by The Functional Training Institute


This advanced 8 hour Suspended Fitness course is designed to teach personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts the fundamental concepts behind Suspended Fitness Training, and much more.

Combining over 100 years of industry experience, our expert team of exercise physiologists, physiotherapists and personal trainers bring you the most comprehensive Suspended Fitness certification courses available.


  • Understand the different types of suspension training products available
  • Be able to set up and safely use different types of suspension straps
  • Be able to perform and teach essential and advanced suspended fitness exercises
  • Understand the principles of progressing and regressing exercise technique to adjust to your clients level
  • Experience 2 full body suspended fitness workouts
  • Refresh your knowledge on key principles such as planes of motion, primal patterns and shoulder function
  • Be able to write suspended fitness programs for clients of all levels
  • Be eligible to become a certified CrankIt Coach, and join the official CrankIt coach directory


There are no prerequisites to attend the advanced suspended fitness course. This course is open to qualified trainer as well as fitness enthusiasts, however only qualified trainer will receive CEC points and certificates.


Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be sent a digital certificate of completion via email within 10 working days. This may be redeemed for CEC’s with the following organisations:

3 + 5 CEC’s

0.6 CEC’s

0.8 CEU’s


  • 8 Hours of hands-on instruction from CrankIt Master Presenters
  • Learning through doing the exercises, plus learning through TEACHING the exercises
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Comprehensive Trainer manual to reference throughout, and after the course
  • 2 full body workouts
  • 60+ Suspended Fitness exercises
  • The underlying WHY behind exercise techniques, not just the HOW.
  • Learn the skills to create your own exercises
  • Product discounts


Where is the course?
The course location is found on the course event page. Please familiarise yourself with the address and ensure adequate time for travel and parking etc. on the day of the course.

What do I need to bring?
Clothing you can workout in. Food and drink (the venue may or may not be located near convenient cafes for food breaks).

Can I earn Continuing Education Credit from CrankIt courses?
Yes, this course provides CEC points accredited with Fitness Australia, ACE and NASM.

Do I have to do some lessons online?

YES. This course is a face to face courses, but does include a pre-course theory online module that is designed to teach you a portion of the essential theory prior to attending the practical face to face workshop. The online module takes up to 2 hours and must be completed prior to attending the course. You will be sent to the online module upon checkout, and your logins will also be emailed to you for future access. 

What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Course registration fees are non-refundable. If CrankIt Fitness cancels the course for any reason, participants will be eligible to receive a complete refund. Requests to change registration from one course to another must be made by email at at least 14 days before the course date. Requests made less than 14 days before the course dates are subject to a $50 rescheduling fee. Participants may transfer their course registration to someone else for a $50 fee.

Can I do this course if I use TRX or other suspension equipment?
Yes, this course teaches you suspension training exercises, theory and techniques that can be used with any suspension training equipment.

What if I can’t find a course in my area?
We have a suite of comprehensive online courses that may suit you, alternatively if you can organise for a minimum of 10 people, we can run a private course for you. Contact us for more information and location options.

I want to teach this course to others, how do I become a CrankIt presenter?
Please contact us for more information about our apprentice program.

Can I attend CrankIt course if I am not a Personal Trainer?
YES! The courses are designed so anyone can attend and learn, however only certified personal trainers will receive a certificate and be eligible to become a certified CrankIt Coach

Do I need to bring CrankIt Straps to a course?
No, all equipment is provided for you to use on the day, and you will receive product discounts if you wish to purchase at the course.

How do I host a course?
To host a CrankIt course please contact our dedicated education team to enquire.

Will I be certified by CrankIt if I complete a course?
YES. You will be eligible to become a certified CrankIt Coach with a listing on our online coach directory. Details for activation will be emailed to you.

How do I receive my CECs and Certificate?
If you pass the theory and practical assessments, your digital certificate will be available for your to download and print from within your account profile.