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.
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.
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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