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A nationally accredited school in New York City built and run by trainers, for trainers.

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IT ALL BEGINS WITH FOCUS

The FPTI exclusive curriculum is taught by a faculty of elite personal trainers and coaches dedicated to excellence. Learn hands-on in a private, personal setting with teacher/studio ratios designed for intensive learning.

  • Federal Student Aid and 0% interest payment plans.
  • Earn up to 3 certificates upon graduation, including CPR.
  • The only school that prepare​s ​​you to​ to sit ​for ​the NASM, ACE, ACSM ​and NSCA​ personal trainer certifications.
  • Full and part-time schedules available.
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FOCUS IN THE MEDIA

NBC'S Today

NBC’S TODAY

Focus Personal Training Institute featured on the Today Show as experts in personal training careers.

Military Veterans

FOCUS ON MILITARY VETERANS

Our service men and women share their experience of becoming a personal trainer at Focus.

Mens Fitness Challenge

MEN’S FITNESS CHALLENGE

Men’s Fitness and Focus partnered up for the Dumbbell Complex Fitness Challenge.

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Fitness
Marie Claire
iVillage
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Forbes

WHY FOCUS

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GET READY TO GET WHAT YOU WANT

You’ve always wanted to be a trainer. Now, at FPTI, your dreams can become a reality. Quickly and conveniently.

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GREAT OPTIONS. GREAT INCOME.

Lifetime access to career and placement services. Work for a health club, corporate fitness center, in-home or even online. Choose when you want to train. Full-time, part-time, daytime or evening​.

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IN THE GYM. ON THE FLOOR. REAL TRAINING.

Hands-on trainnig. Countless challenges.
FPTI will be unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

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GREAT DEMAND

​The Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects the employment of fitness trainers and instructors will grow much faster than the average for all occupations between 2018 and 2028.​

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NETWORK NOW FOR PLACEMENT TOMORROW

The education you’ll receive at FPTI is just the first step. Industry connections and placement opportunities with top gyms are the second. FPTI delivers both.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Technical knowledge. Hands-on, practical skills. From exercise physiology to injury prevention, FPTI programs prepare you to analyze, prescribe, direct and supervise state-of-the-art fitness programs.
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PERSONAL TRAINING MASTER COURSE

PERSONAL TRAINING MASTER COURSE

600 hours

Created for the dedicated fitness professional, extensive theory and hands-on training in all modalities will allow you to take your career to the next level.

PERSONAL TRAINING FOUNDATIONS

PERSONAL TRAINING FOUNDATIONS

150 hours

Achieve a basic foundation in exercise theory and the hands-on practical skills essential to becoming a successful professional trainer. Federal Student Aid not available.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Take your personal training career to the next level. Learn advanced personal training and nutrition coaching skills designed for experienced personal trainers only.

ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN PERSONAL TRAINING

ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN PERSONAL TRAINING

300 hours

Obtain critical skills in advanced modalities, functional anatomy, joint pathology, sports performance and business fundamentals. Pre-requisites required. Non-Title IV funded/Financial Aid not available. Not COE Approved.

NUTRITION COACHING FOR THE FITNESS PROFESSIONAL

NUTRITION COACHING FOR THE
FITNESS PROFESSIONAL

50 hours

Learn the art and science of nutrition coaching designed specifically for use in a personal training environment. Pre-requisites required. Non-Title IV funded/Financial Aid not available. Not COE Approved.

MEET OUR INCREDIBLE INSTRUCTORS

Our high-calibre motivators are dedicated to empowering you with the confidence and knowledge to achieve your fitness dreams.

THE FOCUS APPROACH

Learn how to manage your business, maximize industry research and trends, and market yourself to a savvy clientele. Exclusive curriculum. Elite faculty. First-hand experience. At Focus Personal Training Institute, we have the professionalism and passion for personal training that makes the difference. The FPTI difference.

PERSONAL TRAINING IS OUR LIFE. IT’S TIME TO MAKE IT YOURS.

5.0 - 175  Google Reviews
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    Taylor Fox
    24 Dec 2020 - Google

    Focus is the best school to go to !! The teachers and stuff are professional and knowledgeable keep you motivated and inspire you to be better .when I started at... »

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    Leon Williams
    07 Aug 2020 - Google

    First off I must say that signing up with this school wasn’t a mistake at all! I love to work out and so I wanted to pursue something that I... »

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    Kevin Britt
    17 Dec 2020 - Google

    This is BY FAR the best Personal Training School in the Country!!! My experience at FPTI was awesome. Everyone on Staff really cares about each students success. ... »

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    hecbec car
    07 Jul 2020 - Google

    A friend of mine recommend FOCUS.From the first call to the first orientation the staff made me feel welcomed.The instructors know their stuff & !..what I loved the most was... »

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    Emmika Wanitchang
    07 Nov 2020 - Google

    Focus is the best school to go to for every level of fitness you are. I loved everything about the school, especially the fact that it was hands on and... »

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    tom baluk
    07 Jun 2020 - Google

    First some context on my path to FOCUS...after 27years in finance I chose to shift gears and pursue a new career which I call PHASE 2 of life. As a... »

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    Kristen Kiernan
    07 Nov 2020 - Google

    I attended the Personal Training 600-hour Master Course from January to June this year. I started out the program at the facility in Chelsea. After years of slow, arduous progress... »

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    Matthew Frater
    07 Nov 2020 - Google

    I had a great experience at Focus Personal Training Institute. An education from Focus has instantly put me a level above most trainers who I have encountered since graduating. The... »

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    Thomas Ward
    07 Aug 2020 - Google

    This school is the Real Deal. The staff goes above and beyond what you would expect to make sure that all the material explained in full. Anyone who fails this... »

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    Dominick Whitaker
    07 Sep 2020 - Google

    As a student here at F.P.T.I., the Master Personal Training Program is the ideal place to get trained to become not only a certified but also a A-1 qualified Master... »

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    Christopher Clark
    07 Dec 2020 - Google

    *This is not a paid review*First and foremost everyone who attends here while receiving the same level of knowledge and hands on training will have their own opinion and view... »

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    Leah Barron
    07 Jun 2020 - Google

    My experience at Focus was one of the best educational experiences of my life. The combination of classroom and hands on learning is what makes Focus so unique. The instructors... »

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    Edilma Bermudez
    24 Dec 2020 - Google

    If you are looking for a Good quality, communication, value and professional School that’s going to teach you the in and out of the Personal training? That would be FOCUS... »

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