Course overview

Our female coaching specialisation is the perfect course for Personal Trainers who want to offer bespoke, female focused coaching services. Due to the many different considerations when coaching female clients, there is a lot to learn that you will not have covered on your Personal Training course. 

Course Tutor - Anni Malloy

Female Coaching Award 1

Anni is a Nutritional Therapist and Female Wellness Specialist who has created this course through a series of video lectures and reading content, covering a vast array of female health topics. For the full content breakdown, see our modules list below. 

Course information

Female Coaching Award 2

Level 2 Fitness instructor, Level 3 Personal training, Other Health and fitness related degrees (Get in touch if you are unsure)

Module 1 - Introduction

  • Why training women requires additional considerations 
  • The current research into female physiology and the limitations
  • Overview of menstrual cycle physiology 


Module 2 - Physiology

  • The roles and functions of the female hormones
  • How these hormones impact the Musculoskeletal System, Cardiorespiratory system and body composition
  • How each of the 4 menstrual cycle phases impact physiology
  • How female hormones are impacted by hormonal contraception and how this impacts training


Module 3 - Nutrition 

  • The different macro and micro nutrient requirements for women
  • The nutritional considerations across each menstrual cycle phase


Module 4 - Injuries and female health conditions  

  • Common injuries and movement dysfunctions at each cycle phase
  • Adaptations and considerations for female health conditions (PCOS, HA etc.)


Module 5 - Recovery and Sleep

  • How the menstrual cycle impacts recovery and sleep quality 
  • How this alters HRV readings and recovery/sleep scores


Module 6 - Peri menopause and menopause 

  • How this alters hormones and physiology
  • Considerations for training and nutrition programs


Module 7 - Coaching 

  • The psychological changes across the menstrual cycle and how these can affect coach-client relationships
  • Managing emotional fluctuations and mental well-being for consistent progress
  • Considerations for screening assessments and how to interpret the information 

You can work through the content at your own pace. 5+ hrs of video lectures and reading content.

Knowledge check questions

You will receive our Award in Female Coaching - 'Female Coaching Award'

Course Enrollment

Female Coaching Award 3

Course Fee



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