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Senior Fitness Certification

Senior fitness is one of the fastest-growing fields in the physical training profession, making continuing education in senior-related fitness issues an important addition to the successful trainer’s marketing portfolio. The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) offers an online exam in senior fitness that allows the experienced fitness professional to easily demonstrate their abilities and expertise in this key and highly profitable niche market.

ASFA’s Senior Fitness Instructor Certification addresses essential issues—including the importance of low-impact exercises, strength training, safety and more—confronting the trainer working with older adults.

With a certification in senior fitness from ASFA®, fitness trainers can effectively showcase their cutting-edge knowledge of important senior issues to older adults looking for high-quality exercise instruction.

Becoming a Senior Fitness Instructor is a great way to serve the needs of your community and respect your elders.  Understanding the specialized considerations of older adults allows you to gain insight into how they should be trained.  Learning exercise techniques and safety considerations that focus on the needs of seniors is a great way to expand your knowledge and give back!

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

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

Low-impact Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics Certification

Water aerobics serves many of the fastest-growing demographics in the fitness industry, including seniors. Its low-impact but highly effective exercises make up one of the most in-demand fitness program components available. A certification in water aerobics can provide a year-round edge for the fitness professional seeking continuing education opportunities to grow their niche marketing potential.

Water aerobics benefits individuals with a wide variety of conditions, including arthritis and other joint problems, allowing fitness professionals to better target their fitness programs to their clients’ needs. And water aerobics gently burns more calories with the natural water resistance it provides.

The American Sports and Fitness Association’s (ASFA®) continuing education certification in Water Aerobics, with its recommended texts and resources, tests and helps to broaden participant knowledge of best practices in water aerobics instruction, covering topics from length of workout to warm-ups and cool-downs, water safety and more.

Fitness professionals worldwide can take advantage of the unique resources offered by ASFA®. After earning a certification in Water Aerobics, trainers can go on to boost their portfolios even further by earning a variety of other niche marketing certifications. ASFA® also offers business packages that help trainers complete and organize the paperwork involved with their marketing, business plan and more, allowing them to maximize their time in the gym with clients and increase their earning potential. 

Water Aerobics Certification

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

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

Pilates Certification: Tone, Flexible and Lean

Pilates Certification

Clients young and old can better meet their fitness goals with the incorporation of Pilates into their workout programs. A low-impact exercise option, it is especially appealing to many older adults seeking to increase flexibility while improving their strength as well.

The ability to incorporate Pilates into a client’s fitness program can be a highly profitable skill for physical trainers. The effectiveness of Pilates is well-known, and its popularity continues to grow throughout a broad demographical spectrum.

With a continuing education certification in this in-demand fitness area, experienced fitness trainers can realize a remarkable increase in their earnings while expanding their potential client base.

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) now offers the Pilates Certification. The exam covers issues such as workout format, moves and stretches, and physiology as they specifically relate to Pilates and its benefits.

Pilates is also a highly sought-after approach to fitness because of its focus on mind-body connection. For clients of all ages, this can greatly improve quality of life mentally and physically, allowing the trainer to make a lifelong difference in the health and well-being of participating individuals.

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

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

Golf Strength Training: Improve Your Game

Golf Fitness Instruction Certification

For fitness professionals seeking in-demand certifications, ASFA® now offers a specialist test in Golf Fitness Instruction.

ASFA® helps give fitness trainers the knowledge and tools they need to help their clients reach their full potential. ASFA® resources help fitness professionals combine their clients’ love of golf with an increase in their overall stamina, enhancing their ability to enjoy the game. How many potential clients would like to improve their skills and add a few more yards to their drive? Personal trainers know the benefits that weight training can have on a client’s strength. By earning a certification in Golf Fitness Instruction from ASFA®, trainers can demonstrate to clients that they are willing to go the extra mile to meet their needs and serve them with the latest information and tools.

By continuing your education with ASFA® and taking advantage of the unique opportunities we offer, personal trainers and fitness professionals can expand their client bases through increased knowledge and niche marketing - successfully meeting the latest demands of the competitive and ever-changing fitness industry. 

Golf Fitness Instruction Certification

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

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

Kettlebell Certification

Kettlebell Certification

In the quickly changing world of fitness, it is essential that professional trainers remain current with the latest trends in order to remain a viable and competitive training option for potential clients. The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) provides a way for experienced fitness professionals to do just that.

ASFA® is continually researching the latest trends and fitness discoveries to help trainers stay cutting-edge in a highly competitive industry. And one of the most in-demand requests in today’s fitness world is kettlebell training. So ASFA® has developed an online Kettlebell Certification to meet the needs of professionals looking for continuing education that addresses the incredible potential profit in this niche market.

The Kettlebell Instructor Certification covers history, safety, moves and more in ASFA’s online, risk-free test. A wide variety of athletes—from swimmers to basketball players to football players and runners and more—and individuals seeking to stay fit utilize kettlebell training as part of their fitness routines. This wide-ranging demand means a huge potential client base for trainers worldwide.

With an ASFA® certification in Kettlebell Training, the fitness professional’s portfolio can showcase their commitment to providing safe and effective training and maximum results, giving them the edge they need to win more clients and boost their earning power. 

Kettlebell Certification

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

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

Sports Related Certifications

Sport Specific Training Certification

Experienced fitness professionals know they need to showcase their skills and expertise not only in overall fitness but also in sport-specific fitness arenas. That’s why the American Sports & Fitness Association® (ASFA®) offers a growing variety of certifications in sports instruction and sport specific training.

ASFA® certified fitness professionals across the globe have experienced an increased ability to showcase their hard-earned skills developed through working with clients interested in meeting fitness goals specific to certain sports.

With ASFA®, trainers can earn certification in an overall sport specific certification or focus on specific instruction areas that include golf, kettlebell training, Pilates, and self-defense.

Fitness professionals can easily expand their portfolios through ASFA's 24/7 online certification opportunities. ASFA takes away the stress of researching the fitness industry’s always-changing niche markets and provides an always-growing library of specific-market certifications designed to meet any fitness professional’s goals. So, what are you waiting for? Click on the link below to get started today!

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

Senior Fitness Certification

Senior Fitness Certification

Senior fitness is one of the fastest-growing fields in the physical training profession, making continuing education in senior-related fitness issues an important addition to the successful trainer’s marketing portfolio. The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) offers an online exam in senior fitness that allows the experienced fitness professional to easily demonstrate their abilities and expertise in this key and highly profitable niche market.

ASFA’s Senior Fitness Instructor Certification addresses essential issues—including the importance of low-impact exercises, strength training, safety and more—confronting the trainer working with older adults.

With a certification in senior fitness from ASFA®, trainers can effectively showcase their cutting-edge knowledge of important senior issues to older adults looking for high-quality exercise instruction.

ASFA® is a leading provider of cutting-edge certifications in a wide variety of fields, many of which would complement the senior’s overall fitness package. With a well-rounded continuing education portfolio, trainers can successfully market and design cutting-edge, diversified workout programs. 

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 Training Certification: Be The Best at Your Gym!

Master Personal Training Certification

For fitness trainers whose goal is to take their qualifications to the top level, the American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) now offers a Master Personal Trainer Certification.   

The Master Personal Training Certification also comes with a highly valuable publication opportunity with ASFA®, allowing trainer writing to be featured for viewing worldwide.

ASFA® serves as a leading provider of top fitness certifications, and ASFA’s continuing education allows fitness professionals a chance to strengthen their resume and offer clients cutting-edge fitness choices.

Continuing education is critical to the fitness trainer who is serious about staying ahead in a constantly changing field. ASFA’s certification options allow the fitness professional to tailor a continuing education, portfolio-building program specifically to their goals and career ambitions.

ASFA® offers personal trainer tests on a variety of levels, from basic to advanced, allowing trainers to grow their marketing tools and showcase their expertise in increasingly effective and profitable ways.

ASFA’s top personal trainer test also offers publication opportunities for the experienced fitness professional—in addition to certification. And ASFA® certifications are available at any time in order to accommodate even the most demanding of schedules. 

Master Personal Training Certification

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

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

Expanding Niche Markets in the Fitness Industry

ASFA® Certifications

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) is the online depot for personal trainers seeking to hone their ability to relate to a wide variety of potential clients—and expand their business potential.  Young and old, healthy and physically challenged—the successful fitness professional needs to know how to talk to and effectively address the needs of widely divergent demographics.

For fitness trainers whose ambition is to remain current and—ideally—cutting-edge in an increasingly competitive industry, ASFA® offers help. ASFA’s online certification programs allow trainers to access portfolio-building continuing education options 24/7, accommodating the busy schedules inherent in growing fitness businesses.

Experienced trainers deserve recognition for their hard-earned knowledge, skills and accomplishments. ASFA® offers a way to prove and showcase their abilities through a variety of tests in specialized fitness areas. Certifications from ASFA make it easy for trainers to market themselves to potential clients, highlighting their commitment to serving them with the latest industry wisdom and tools.   

In addition to providing continuing education certifications, ASFA® also offers a Fitness Professional Kit that helps trainers maximize their time with clients by providing key business plan and training paperwork to make managing the myriad details involved in business ownership less time-consuming.

Which niche market would work best for your clientele?

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

ASFA's Fitness Professional Kit

Fitness Professional Kit

Successful fitness professionals dedicate themselves to helping others achieve their goals. After putting in long hours and working throughout the calendar year to insure that their clients attain the greatest possible results through carefully constructed, high-quality fitness regimens, they often have little time to devote to their own career advancement. Is your work over-whelming?  Maybe the fitness professional kit is what you need to keep your paperwork and documents organized.

The American Sports and Fitness Association® (ASFA®) offers a convenient, online option for personal trainers seeking continuing education opportunities in order to further their business development and boost their earning potential.

Personal trainers can to access a wide variety of certifications through which they can tap into niche markets and expand their potential client base and marketing ability. ASFA® offers tests in cutting-edge fitness areas such as kettlebell training, self-defense, martial arts, sports-specific training, youth fitness and more.

ASFA® also offers valuable business management resources, providing busy trainers with the paperwork they need to help achieve business growth and success.  Successful fitness professionals know how to manage their time.  And managing time means being organized with your paperwork.  Let ASFA® help you with the ASFA Fitness Professional Kit.  It is the one stop shop for keeping organized training documents.

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

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