The Highest Standard
in Personal Training
A nationally accredited school in New York City built and run by trainers, for trainers.
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.
You’ve always wanted to be a trainer. Now, at FPTI, your dreams can become a reality. Quickly and conveniently.
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.
Hands-on training. Countless challenges.
FPTI will be unlike anything you’ve experienced before.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
Take your personal training career to the next level. Learn advanced personal training and nutrition coaching skills designed for experienced personal trainers only.
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.
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.
Our high-calibre motivators are dedicated to empowering you with the confidence and knowledge to achieve your fitness dreams.
MS, CSCS, FPTI
Casey is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course. He holds a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University as well as his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Medical Exercise Specialist certifications.
JD, FPTI, MES, CSCS, NASM-CPT
A graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course, Caroline holds a JD from Harvard Law School, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Caroline firmly believes in the transformative power of fitness and helping others.
Mitchel is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course. A former Sergeant in the US Army, he also helps to support the student veteran community at FPTI. Mitchel is an expert in strength training and endurance with an extensive background in program design.
CSCS, MES, PN, CPT
Gabe is one of FPTI’s Executive Directors and Co-Founders. He holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the American Council on Exercise, Precision Nutrition and is a Medical Exercise Specialist.
Victoria holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University, and is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course. She is also certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, is a certified Yoga Teacher Trainer, and owns her own wellness company.
Joe is one of FPTI’s Executive Directors and Co-Founders. He holds certifications from The National Strength and Conditioning Association, The National Academy of Sports Medicine and is a Medical Exercise Specialist.
Gregory is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a New York State Licensed School Director
Michelle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Queens University. In addition to a 10-year nursing career in sports surgery and physical therapy, Michelle is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a New York State Licensed Teacher.
NASM-PES, MES, FNS
Michael is FPTI’s Career and Placement Coordinator. A 15-year industry veteran, he is a Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Mike has helped countless students with job placement and career support.
Ryan is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Foundations Course and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is also a Certified Functional Strength Coach, Pain-Free Performance Specialist, and Certified Online Trainer.
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.
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