Personal Training Certification
Personal training certification and hands-on instruction from a state-licensed and nationally accredited school.
In today’s burgeoning fitness industry getting a personal training certification is just the first step. We’ll teach you how to “ace” interviews with potential employers. On-the-job techniques for converting prospects into loyal clients.
Exceed the standards of the nationally accredited personal training certifications and be sought after by the leading gyms across the country.
Spend your day doing something you love while helping others gain strength and live a healthy life.
Our goal isn’t to just prepare you for a national personal training certification. We want to train you for a career where you are making a difference in people’s lives.
The demand for skilled, certified trainers is on the upswing. A growing market requires well-educated and certified professional trainers.
Top gyms approach institutes like ours. Searching to grow their businesses. Hungry to hire the industry’s top talent.
In addition to technical knowledge and hands-on, practical skills, select courses will prepare students to sit for the NASM, ACE, NSCA or ACSM personal training certification exams.
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Take your career to the next level with our most comprehensive offering. This program was created for the dedicated fitness professional and is complete with extensive theory and hands-on training in all modalities. Graduates receive their choice of an NASM, ACE, NSCA or ACSM personal training certification exam voucher.
Trainers with prior education and experience will learn skills in advanced modalities, functional anatomy, joint pathology, sports performance and business fundamentals. Graduates receive their choice of a NASM, ACE, NSCA or ACSM personal training certification exam voucher.
Obtain a basic foundation in exercise theory and the hands-on practical skills essential to becoming a successful professional trainer. Graduates receive a voucher for the NASM personal training certification exam.
Learn the art and science of nutrition coaching designed specifically for use in a personal training environment. A simple, straightforward approach to nutrition can drastically improve a client’s body composition.
FPTI instructors have years of experience, a personal training certification and/or an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of exercise science and are licensed teachers through the New York State Department of Education.
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.
Our team has a passion for exercise science and the techincal aspects of personal training that go along with it.This passion drives us to fullfill our mission to educate and develop personal trainers who demonstrate techcnical proficiency, integrity and professionalism.
Ready for the first step to earn your personal training certification?
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