"IWA courses are my favorite out of any other company. Always thorough information." - Tara, PT

The International Weightlifting Association – IWA

Continuing Education for Health Care Professionals

The International Weightlifting Association was established in 1989 to provide continuing education programs for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Massage Therapists,  Athletic Trainers and Nurses.  Our board-approved courses provide you with the necessary Continuing Education Units (CEUs) needed to keep your license up-to-date. Both online and onsite courses are offered throughout the United States.

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All IWA courses offer the most comprehensive self-care and rehabilitative fitness solutions available so that you can remain top in your field. Even if your state does not require you to attend courses in healthcare continuing education, the International Weightlifting Association’s courses can provide you with exceptional knowledge and certification in the topics that are of interest to you and in high demand by your patients and clients. Our broad spectrum of fitness-related courses and rehabilitative topics appeal to many healthcare professionals and include:

The IWA courses provide standardization in weightlifting and strength training techniques that can be applied to both healthy and injured populations. Whether you are working with rehab patients in a clinical setting or training clients in the gym, our courses will offer you the expertise, confidence and credibility you need in order to excel as a therapist or trainer.

It is our goal to help you explore the scientific principles and theories of physical fitness, to inspire you to venture beyond the traditional boundaries of your profession, and to provide you the knowledge needed to teach others. Welcome to the IWA.