AIPT and Invictus Australia team up to empower veterans through fitness education.
The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) and Invictus Australia proudly announce a new national partnership aimed at empowering veterans through the power of fitness education. This collaboration expands Invictus Australia’s offerings to veterans and their families by bolstering the physical and mental wellbeing of Australia’s ex-servicemen and women, providing them with opportunities for personal growth, mentorship and community connection through the fitness industry.
As part of this partnership, AIPT will provide specialised fitness education and mentorship to participants from Invictus Australia’s network. Through tailored training programs and expert guidance from AIPT’s extensive industry network, participants will have the opportunity to qualify as Personal Trainers and Group Instructors, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the fitness industry.
Speaking about the partnership, Adam Woollard, CEO of AIPT, said: “We are honoured to partner with Invictus Australia in this meaningful initiative. At AIPT, we believe in the transformative power of fitness, and we are committed to supporting veterans as they transition back into civilian life. Through this partnership, we aim to provide veterans with the education, mentorship and community support they need to succeed in the fitness industry and beyond.”
Director, Community Participation & Impact Toni Cumpston agrees, stating, “We are delighted to announce this exciting partnership with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.”
With a shared purpose of building communities and providing purpose we have come together to develop a specifically designed program for the Australian Defence Community.
This partnership allows us to provide opportunities for those veterans and families interested in pursuing a career in the fitness industry, a tailored program that will support their education and provide connections to the fitness industry to support an ongoing career path.”
Together, AIPT and Invictus Australia are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of veterans across Australia, empowering them to thrive both personally and professionally.
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About Invictus Australia: Invictus Australia is the NFP responsible for organising the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. We carry on the legacy of the Games every day in local communities, as all veterans and their families can benefit from involvement with sporting communities, particularly ‘at risk’ veterans. As well as promoting the physical, social and emotional benefits of sport, Invictus Australia shines a light on the unique needs of younger veterans and the challenges they face as they transition from military to civilian life. Find out more at www.invictusaustralia.org
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