KoBu Certification for : Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers and Private Individuals
Thank you for your interest in our programming.
You can choose to become certified in one or all of our programs:
KoBu can be tailored to the needs of Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers. You can use KoBu solely as an exercise program to get in shape and improve one's fitness level without emphasis on self-defense, or you can offer KoBu as a self-defense escape technique program that also has fitness benefits. You can incorporate KoBu into your current curriculum because it's easy to tailor it to your current market.
During your training, you will:
Learn the basic movements of your chosen program(s)
Understand how to manipulate the bar and how it relates to self defense
Learn how to teach your chosen program(s)
Know proper form and safety habits of the KoBu Self Defense Escape Techniques
Evaluate your goals and understand how KoBu will benefit you and your clients
Be given a test to assess your knowledge of what you have learned
Be assessed in your ability to teach your chosen program(s)
Successful completion of a certification course will qualify you as a
Certified KoBu Fitness Instructor or Certified KoBu Personal Trainer.
You will receive the following benefits
A Certificate authenticating your success
Your name and/or fitness club will be registered with KoBu Power, a division of Mahato Karate Inc. This will allow us to refer individuals from your area to you when they contact us for KoBu group classes or personal training.
Continuing education credits. We are a continuing education provider for ACE, AAFA, AAAI/ISMA, and
The Mahato Karate Association.
Use of the KoBu trademark in your advertising/promotional materials.
Receive discounts on KoBu and related merchandise.
Have the opportunity to become a KoBu Master Trainer and join the KoBu Team. Certify other fitness professionals and martial artists in your area.
Certification in KoBu Power, KoBu Cardio, KoBu Kids, and KoBu Chi is available
Home Study with DVD and Training Manual - Train at your own pace in the comfort of your home.
Pre-requisites: . Although a certification in CPR is not necessary to become KoBu certified, it may be required if you plan on teaching KoBu at a fitness facility.
Your final exam requires that you send us various documents (which will be enclosed with your training materials) You will be assessed on your techniques, on your execution of the KoBu moves and exercises, and on how well you can teach the workout. Upon successful review of materials, you will be issued a certificate.
Train in-person at our facility in Delaware - This is a 1 day, 8 hour course.
Pre-requisites: . Although a certification in CPR is not necessary to become KoBu certified, it is required if you plan on teaching KoBu at a fitness facility.
Price per program: $ 298.00 plus cost of bar. Bar type and weight will vary according to your fitness level and/or chosen program. Group discounts are available. To register and set a date for your certification, email or call 302-475-8707. Click here for travel information. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the participant.
Host a training seminar at your facility - This is a 1 day, 8 hour course.
Pre-requisites: Although a certification in CPR is not necessary to become KoBu certified, it is required if you plan on teaching KoBu at a fitness facility.
Price per program: Cost is dependent on your location and will be affected by travel expenses, choice of KoBu program, bar types and weights, and number of people getting certified.
Certification in KoBu Defense
1). A physical exam within the past year and presently in good mental and physical condition.
2). Although a certification in CPR is not necessary to become certified in KoBu Defense, it is required if you plan on teaching KoBu Defense in a fitness facility.
3). Certification in KoBu Power
Although no prior martial arts background is required for Certification in KoBu Defense, the length of this program is directly affected by your proficiency in learning the martial arts.
Cost of KoBu Defense Certification is dependant upon:
1). Whether you will train at our location or your facility
2). Your experience in the martial arts which, in turn, affects the length of this certification program
Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate stating that you are a
Certified KoBu Defense Instructor.
About Certified KoBu Master Trainers (KMT's)
KMT's are individuals who hold certifications in any of the KoBu Programs and have been selected by The Mahato Karate Association to attend advanced instructor training. KMT's are members of the KoBu Team and are qualified to certify other fitness professionals and martial artists.