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ASFA® Certifications

The broad and expanding field of fitness can present challenges to the personal trainer who is trying to find a successful marketing approach and target client base. The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) provides a collection of certifications for the experienced fitness professional that each focus on a specific aspect of training.

ASFA® certifications include self-defense, water aerobics, sport-specific training, sports nutrition and more. Sales is a numbers game. The more marketable you are, the better your chances at both more client and a higher pay rate.

Workout instructors from across the globe can benefit from ASFA’s convenient options. Many trainers choose to begin with ASFA’s basic Personal Trainer Certification and continue to advance to Master Trainer, which offers publication opportunity for professionals interested in producing writing works.

Trainers can also add more focused certifications to their portfolios, allowing them to showcase their growing skills and experience. There are also options for those interested in management of workout facilities and business assistance.

Are you a fitness professional that has niche marketing and sales needs?  If you are, click below to find which certification is right for you.
ASFA® Certifications

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

Continuing Fitness Education

ASFA® Certifications

Experienced fitness professionals seeking cutting-edge continuing education opportunities can access highly profitable niche-market certifications with the American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®). ASFA® offers a Personal Trainer Certification exam that allows fitness trainers to grow from basic personal training to Master Personal Training professional. 

For busy trainers who do not have time to invest in lengthy seminars and traveling endeavors, ASFA® offers a convenient and affordable certification option. Available at any time, depending on the unique schedule of the personal trainer, ASFA® offers cutting-edge resources to those seeking to build their business and expand their client base.

With an ASFA® Personal Trainer and Advanced Personal Trainer Certification, fitness professionals can establish their business with a basic exam and grow toward a Master Trainer Certification, which offers extended opportunities, including online publication.

With certifications from ASFA®, clients are readily assured that trainers have the utmost commitment to providing the latest in sports training knowledge and expertise in creating effective fitness plans.  Which certification is right for you?

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

 


Join ASFA's Partner Program!

ASFA's Partner Program

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) serves as a leading provider of top fitness certifications for physical training professionals in the fitness and continuing education fields of their choice and continues to earn top reviews from fitness trainers worldwide.

Professional fitness trainers worldwide are sharpening their competitive edge and growing their careers with ASFA®. ASFA® also offers regular newsletters with timely business and fitness training tips.
You can become an ASFA® partner today! The ASFA® partner program helps promote fitness companies of ASFA® members. Check out the partner program and email us for requirements if you are interested!

ASFA® is affiliated with PhysicalTherapistsites.com, where clients can enjoy discounts on fitness website development. Human Kinetics works with ASFA® to help provide customers with the high-quality educational materials they need. Healthcare Providers Service Organization has partnered with ASFA® to offer clients professional liability insurance. And PhysicalTherapistSites has joined ASFA® to offer specialized websites for clients seeking to market their services more effectively. 

ASFA® Endorsement page and Partner's page displays many fitness companies affiliated with ASFA®.  Click the link below to check out industry affiliates!

ASFA® Partner Program

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

Fitness Professional Kit

ASFA® Certifications

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) not only serves as a leading provider of top fitness certifications for physical training professionals, but also provides the tools they need to maximize their time and earning potential with the Fitness Professional Kit. ASFA’s Fitness Professional Kit includes sample business and marketing plans and the documents professionals need for success and organization in sales, client fitness and weight workout logs and more. The kit is valued at $300 and is offered through ASFA® for $75.

In addition, ASFA® offers clients automatic affiliation with a variety of leading fitness organizations designed to help boost their business.

ASFA® is affiliated with PhysicalTherapistsites.com, where clients can enjoy discounts on fitnes website development. Human Kinetics works with ASFA® to help provide customers with the high-quality educational materials they need. Healthcare Providers Service Organization has partnered with ASFA to offer clients professional liability insurance. And PhysicalTherapistSites has joined ASFA to offer specialized websites for clients seeking to market their services more effectively.  

By continuing their education with ASFA® and taking advantage of the unique opportunities it offers, personal trainers are expanding their client base through niche marketing and successfully meeting the latest demands of the competitive and ever-changing fitness industry. Checkout the ASFA Fitness Professional Kit at the link below!

Fitness Professional Kit

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

 

ASFA® Endorsements

ASFA® Certifications

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) not only serves as a leading provider of top fitness certifications for physical training professionals, but ASFA also offers clients automatic affiliation with a variety of leading fitness organizations designed to help boost their business.

ASFA® is affiliated with PhysicalTherapistsites.com, where clients can enjoy discounts on fitness website development. Human Kinetics works with ASFA® to help provide customers with the high-quality educational materials they need. Healthcare Providers Service Organization has partnered with ASFA® to offer clients professional liability insurance. And PhysicalTherapistSites has joined ASFA® to offer specialized websites for clients seeking to market their services more effectively. 

For more information on ASFA’s endorsements, visit http://www.americansportandfitness.com/pages/asfa-endorsements.

By continuing their education with ASFA® and taking advantage of the unique opportunities it offers, personal trainers are expanding their client base through niche marketing and successfully meeting the latest demands of the competitive and ever-changing fitness industry.

 Check out all ASFA's certifications by clicking the link below!

ASFA® Certifications

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

Master Personal Trainer Certification--Enhance Your Credibility

Master Personal Training Certification

Master Personal Trainer is a great way to enhance your credibility and let everyone know that you are a master in your field. With the growing interest in physical fitness and rate of obesity in the United States personal training is a busy and growing industry.  Why not let everyone know that you are on the cutting edge of your game by becoming a Master Personal Trainer with your Master Personal Training certification.

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) is now offering a Master Personal Training certification. The course may be taken online at anytime for fitness professionals with experience in the field.  Online testing can expand your credibility and client base. Also, everyone knows that the more credible you are, the more you can charge and the more clients you will get and keep. 

In ASFA’s last newsletter, Master Personal Trainer certification was primarily addressed.  This certification in addition to a Advanced and Primary personal training certifications could be exactly the combination you need to expand your business.  With convenient online testing, ASFA® has provided a resource to fitness professionals looking to grow their business and get the certifications to master your field.

Your Master Personal Trainer certification might be what you need to expand into the level and price range that you need.  Online, convenient testing is available to you!

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

 

Aerobics Certifications--The Competitive Edge

ASFA® Certifications

Professional fitness trainers worldwide are earning the competitive edge they need to grow their careers with continuing education certifications addressing the latest fitness trends — including Water Aerobics and Step Aerobics — through the American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®).  

With a convenient, online test, fitness professionals can expand their client base by tapping into expanded niche market possibilities. Clients in a number of demographics find particular benefit or enjoyment from a water aerobics component to their total fitness program—and represent a significant potential income gain for the professional trainer seeking to build their business.

A certification test in water aerobics from ASFA® covers a variety of important water workout issues, including water safety and group dynamics. Water Aerobics certifications have increased in popularity due to the baby boomers aging.  Now is the time for you to tap into this niche market.

With a Water and Step Aerobics certification, fitness trainers can showcase the expertise and skills they have earned through years of experience, increasing their marketing potential and positioning themselves to expand their business and training potential to the next level.

Are Water Aerobics and Kickbox & Step Aerobics certifications right for you?

ASFA® Certifications

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

Convenient Personal Training CEUs

ASFA® Certifications

The impact of continuing education certification for the experienced fitness professional only increases as trainers compete for niche market profits and potential clients. With certification from ASFA®, trainers can showcase their skills and commitment to remaining cutting-edge in an industry that demands nothing less.

ASFA® also puts the fitness trainer in touch with a variety of affiliated resources, including HPSO, which offers ASFA® clients insurance, and Human Kinetics, which works with ASFA® to offer exceptional educational tools.

Certifications are available in areas such as Master Trainer, Advanced Personal Trainer, Cycling, Aerobics, Kickboxing and more.  Which online certification is right for you?

ASFA® Certifications

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

Convenient Online Resource for Fitness Professionals

ASFA Online Personal Training & Fitness Certifications

After working with clients in the gym all day, fitness professionals may feel that they cannot invest more resources traveling to far-away and time-consuming seminars to meet their continuing education needs. However, successful trainers also know how important it is to continually build their portfolio and remain cutting-edge in a field that changes daily.

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) is available around the clock in a convenient online format. ASFA® helps trainers better utilize their interests and abilities by tapping into profitable niche markets that represent the latest trends in fitness.

Experienced fitness professionals can begin to earn the continuing education certifications they need through ASFA’s online Personal Training test. ASFA’s Personal Training Certification covers a variety of training topics, including the necessary components of an effective training session and key safety concerns.

Once trainers earn the Personal Training Certification, many go on to achieve higher levels of testing—all the way to Master Trainer status. They then expand upon their training marketability with more specific certifications in a wide variety of areas, including kettlebell training, golfing, martial arts, group fitness and more.

For those fitness professionals who want to stand apart from the rest in a highly competitive industry, ASFA’s Personal Training Certification provides an excellent starting point. With a certification from ASFA®, trainers can achieve a greater reputation with the skills and knowledge they have already developed through time and experience in the fitness industry.

ASFA® Certifications

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

Pilates Instruction Certification

Pilates Certification

In addition to a wide variety of other online certifications, the American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA) now offers a Pilates Certification, giving experienced trainers access to a highly profitable niche market and time-tested approach to fitness — mind and body.

Pilates is well-known and continues to grow in popularity, making it a potential business booster for the fitness trainer who demonstrates their expertise in the area. Adding this low-impact exercise program to your portfolio could increase your client base and appeal.

ASFA® Pilates certification exam covers issues such as workout format, moves and stretches, and physiology, helping to ensure that the test taker is thoroughly knowledgeable on this important fitness approach.

ASFA® is also endorsed by the IPF (International Pilates Federation). 
Is a Pilates certification right for you?
Pilates Certification

For a list of all of our certifications, just click: Fitness Certifications

To see our Personal Training Certification, just click: Personal Training Certification

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