for the NASM Certification
NASM certification for increased job opportunities
FPTI’s curriculum includes instruction for the most highly sought-after certifications, including National Academy of Sports Medicine’s (NASM) prestigious personal tranining certification. Our elite instructors and coaches lead hands-on sessions targeting NASM-specific areas. Our NASM-certified graduates have job opportunities in elite gyms and the skills to help their clients succeed.
For those looking to become NASM certified, FPTI can make that dream a reality. We are with you each step of the way.
Work for a health club that requires an NASM certification, or continue on your educational path with advanced certifications offered through NASM. Build your clientele for steady work or start your own business. The choice of full-time or part-time work is up to you.
NASM certification takes a combination of hands-on experience and knowing the scientific fundamentals of exercise. FPTI provides it all.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, demand for fitness trainers and instructors will grow faster than all average occupations between 2016 and 2026.
We want you to pass your NASM certification with confidence. FPTI provides hands-on training and a specific review for the NASM exam.
While we specifically prepare you for the NASM Certification, we also want to ensure that you have the fundamentals of other certificate programs, such as ACE, NSCA and ACSM. At Focus Personal Training Institute, we believe knowledge is power and a critical component to success. We expose you to many training philosophies, while allowing you to choose your specialty.
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Extensive theory and hands-on training in the latest exercise techniques provide the framework for you to become an exceptional professional trainer. Take your career to the next level and specialize in the areas of fitness that interest you the most. Graduates receive their choice of an NASM, ACE, NSCA or ACSM personal training certification exam voucher.
Obtain critical skills in the advanced exercise fields of joint pathology, anatomy, sports performance and the financial fundamentals of establishing a business. Pursue a fullfilling career in the specialized areas of fitness that interest you most. Prerequisites are required for entry into this program.
Establish a basic foundation in exercise science and experience hands-on practical skills essential for success. Understand what it means to be a personal trainer or establish your own business.Graduates receive a voucher for the NASM personal training certification exam.
Nutrition is a growing field of study that has never been more important than it is today. This program, created specifically for personal trainers, covers the scientific and practical aspects of nutritional coaching. Learn how to develop nutritional plans to support exercise and recovery as well as how to help clients make healthy choices and improve their relationship with food. Prerequisites are required for entry into this program.
Our instructors know what it means to be in the gym and working with clients 7 days a week. They know that it requires intense dedication, but the reward is seeing the life-changing effects of their clients’ hardwork. At the end of the day, Focus instructors, whether in-house or graduates, make a tremendous impact.
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.
BS, CPT, PN, RKC
Alanna holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Rutgers University. In addition, she is Russian Kettlebell Certified (RKC), a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach and a former top trainer at Equinox.
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
Charlie is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course and is a certified personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise. He believes in the importance of evidence-based training and the value of a scientific approach to program design.
FPTI, CSCS, MES
Elizabeth is a graduate of FPTI’s Personal Training Master Course. As a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and Medical Exercise Specialist, she has extensive experience in barbell training, conditioning and injury prevention.
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.
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.
With an inclusive curriculum and high-calibre instructors, Focus Personal Training Institute provides the passion and professionalism to create excellent personal trainers. From managing your business and marketing to savvy clientele to maximizing industry research and trends and starting your own business, we provide the hands-on training that makes the difference.
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