Welcome to the Online MMA Fitness Trainer Certification

Become a qualified MMA Fitness Trainer with Burns With Kearns Online

In this online certification, you will learn directly from Coach Kearns and his qualified coaches. 

Coach Kearns is a recognized fitness and martial arts pioneer in developing cutting edge Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) strength and conditioning training programs that provide a complete advantage – physical, mental and spiritual. 

Most importantly, these High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts are safe.

Coach Kearns has taken his training programs originally developed for UFC Fighters and adapted them for group training classes (MMA Fighter Fit) and personal training clients.

In recognition of these efforts, UFC Fit Magazine named Coach Kearns as one of the top MMA Strength & Conditioning Coaches in the world and IDEA recognized Coach Kearns as an all-star presenter at their 2013 World Fitness Convention.

Why MMA Fitness is Becoming Mainstream:

✔ Adds the fun element to High-Intensity Interval Training

✔ A wide range of movements and equipment adaptations can be used

✔ The entire body is trained through complete and a wide variety of motions

✔ The caloric burn is very high

✔ Enhances recovery from injuries

✔ Requires only 30 minutes per workout

✔ Demonstrated results at professional and college level

✔ Everybody has a fighter inside them!

Inside the MMA Fitness Trainer Online Certification you will get detailed instruction on: 

    How to Conduct a Personalized Evaluation

    Warm-up Techniques That Really Matter

    Flexibility in a Multidimensional World

    Strength Training Protocols

    New Approaches to Achieve Explosive Power

    Putting and Maintaining Gas in the Tank

    Partner Drills That Motivate, Challenge and Burn

    Cooling Down for Injury Prevention

    Developing Training Programs that Optimize Results

    Nutrition and Weight Loss Management

    Adapting The Principles of the Burn with Kearns MMA Training System to Various Populations

    Establishing the Foundation of Strength for Improved Performance

    Pushing your clients with stability & balance challenges, cardio circuits, core & strength training, and plyometric workouts utilizing rebounding

    Innovative ways to incorporate the BOSU® Balance Trainer

This online certification is recommended for:

    Personal Trainers

    Group Instructors

    Sports Conditioning Professionals

    Athletic Trainers

    Facility Owners and Managers

    Program Directors

   Serious Recreational Athletes

    Martial Arts Students and Instructors

(ACE CECs are now provided for the Level 1 Training Course. Burn with Kearns is in the process of getting the Level 2 Course approved for CECs as well. CanFitpro CECs for Level 1 & 2 are also awarded.

Assessment and Qualification 

Once you have completed the online course you will be able to take a written exam and submit your practical videos for assessment by Coach Kearns.

If you have any questions about this online program feel free to email me at


I look forward to helping you to become a qualified MMA trainer. See you on the inside.

Whats Inside The Course

  • 1

    MMA Fitness Trainer Companion Guide

    • Companion Guide

  • 2

    Strength and Hypertrophy

    • Strength and Hypertrophy

  • 3

    Explosive Power

    • Explosive Power

  • 4

    Gas in the Tank

    • Gas in Tank

  • 5

    Partner Drills

    • Partner Drills

  • 6

    Grappling Strength

    • Grappling Strength

  • 7

    Body weight

    • Body Weight

  • 8

    FREE BONUS: MMA Fighter Fight

    • MMA Fighter Fit 1

    • MMA Fighter Fit 2

  • 9

    MMA Fitness Trainer Test

    • MMA Fitness Trainer Test