The Highest Standard
in Personal Training

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

APPLY NOW

APPROVED BY:

  • FPTI - Approved by NASM
  • FPTI - Approved by American College of Sports Medicine
  • FPTI - Approved by ACE
  • FPTI - Approved by Department of Homeland Security
  • FPTI - Approved by COE
  • FPTI - Approved by Federal Student Aid
  • FPTI - Approved by NYS
Focus Personal Trainer Institute Introduction Video

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.
LEARN MORE

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.

InStyle
Fitness
Marie Claire
iVillage
Quest
Forbes

WHY FOCUS

Icon – Certified
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.

Icon – Earning
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​.

Icon – Real Training
IN THE GYM. ON THE FLOOR. REAL TRAINING.

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

Icon – Growth
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.​

Icon – Networking
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.
For school consumer information and disclosures, click here.

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.

  • Justin Calvanico Avatar
    Justin Calvanico
    10 Oct 2019 - Google

    Focus builds you up as an amazing trainer. The instructors Casey, Kareem, Greg, Alanna and even the academic advisor Mitch really looks out for you and wants to see you... read more

    paulina kulik Avatar
    paulina kulik
    10 Nov 2019 - Google

    Great experience. Super friendly and supportive Team. Amazing program. Organized and neat. Not only follow up with you during the course, but also - after

    A D Avatar
    A D
    10 Oct 2019 - Google

    Attending FOCUS was a wonderful experience; being a graduate from focus I now have immense knowledge at my grasp. Definitely a big opportunity for those who want to become... read more

  • Robert Vitale Avatar
    Robert Vitale
    10 Jan 2020 - Google

    Focus Personal Training Institute is the best school out there if you are trying to achieve in becoming a personal trainer. The teachers and staff are very helpful and kind.... read more

    Samantha Kilkenny Avatar
    Samantha Kilkenny
    10 Oct 2019 - Google

    Best school ever!!!! I learned soo much in just 6 months. The hands on experience along with lecture went hand in hand to aid in my success. The people were... read more

    Amy Gaw Avatar
    Amy Gaw
    10 Jan 2020 - Google

    Oh my dear Focus faculty.. you made this whole experience one of the best decisions I’ve made to date. It’s been five days since we graduated and I’m having withdrawals... read more

  • Frank Rizzo Avatar
    Frank Rizzo
    10 Oct 2019 - Google

    Exceptional instructors and Institute, I would do it all over again, FPTI isn’t just a learning experience for personal growth and development, it’s a family I have now. Proud to... read more

    Malka Cohen Avatar
    Malka Cohen
    10 Jan 2020 - Google

    FPTI is the greatest training school out there. I just graduated the master program, and I am so thankful I had the opportunity to attend. The teachers are well-educated professionals... read more

    Andre Zemnovitsch Avatar
    Andre Zemnovitsch
    12 Dec 2019 - Google

    If I could give this Institute 100 stars I would! I just graduated today, and after years of being in-and-out of the fitness industry -- attending and graduating this program... read more

  • Ahmad Badran Avatar
    Ahmad Badran
    10 Dec 2019 - Google

    Most knowledgeable teachers and best experience.

    lamir jarrett Avatar
    lamir jarrett
    10 Oct 2019 - Google

    For anyone seriously looking to have a carrer in the fitness industry I highly recommend this Institute. The environment is very pleasant and the staff is positive and very helpful.... read more

    Chin Tuan Avatar
    Chin Tuan
    17 Dec 2019 - Google

    I strongly believe an institute or company's staff and operation is a direct reflection of it's management. For me, it's second nature to critique what I pay for but it's... read more

GET IN TOUCH

It’s time to get results. It’s time to get focused. Let’s talk.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By pressing the ‘Submit’ button, I give my express consent for Focus Personal Training Institute to contact me regarding educational services by e-mail, telephone or text, including use of automated technology for calls or texts to any wireless number I provide. This consent may be withdrawn and is not required as a condition of purchase or enrollment.

Address: 115 West 27th Street, 11th Floor, NY NY 10001
admissions@focusnyc.com       212-980-8744