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Senior Fitness Certification: Training Older Adults

Senior Fitness Certification

The fitness professional field is becoming increasingly competitive.  Also,  as more older Americans become more conscious of the need stay in shape in order to live a longer, healthier life, you can make sure you are able to tap into this growing base of potential clients with an online certification in Senior Fitness Instruction from American Sports & Fitness Association! 

With a Senior Fitness Instructor Certification, you will gain the knowledge needed to effectively and safely train your older clients in energizing activities they are looking for like Water Aerobics or Balance and Stability.  This online certification will expand your marketability as a Senior Fitness Instructor by proving to potential clients that you have the knowledge and expertise to help them reach their fitness goals in a safe manner.  You can easily accelerate your career past others in your field by promoting the niche market of Senior Fitness that you specialize in.  Your certification in Senior Fitness Instruction will jumpstart this niche market you know you should be focusing on,  plus your clients will appreciate the fact that you have taken the appropriate steps to ensure that you are a capable Senior Fitness Instructor.

Also, because your ASFA® online certification in Senior Fitness Instruction comes with the option of a lifetime renewal, you can rest assure that you are always one step ahead of your competition and can be certain that you are always up to date on the latest trends of the senior fitness market. 

Let your clients know that you are working hard to be an expert Senior Fitness Instructor and be sure that they receive the best Senior Fitness training and get your online certification from ASFA® today.

Senior Fitness Instructor Certification

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

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

 

Step & Kickbox Aerobics Certification

Kickboxing/Step Aerobics Certification

As more clients are looking for energetic and heart-pumping workouts, you need a way to make yourself more marketable to this growing group of clients.  If this is the case for you, consider an online certification in Kickbox & Step Aerobics from ASFA® today. 

With your Kickbox & Step Aerobics certification, you’ll be able to attract new clients who are looking for alternatives that are harder to get from a traditional personal trainer.  Furthermore, your certification in Kickbox & Step Aerobics will show that you took extra steps to properly train your clients. 

A Kickbox & Step Aerobics certification from ASFA® will not only help you grow your clientele base, but will also give you the opportunity to be able to offer new services to existing clients.  With your online certification, you will gain the knowledge needed to ensure that you can offer the best group workout results in Kickbox & Step Aerobics.  Your certification will allow you to learn the tools needed to offer a challenging and heart pounding alternative to traditional fitness training programs. 

Plus, there is no risk involved in getting your Kickbox & Step Aerobics certification.  Because you don’t pay unless you pass your exam online, you can be sure that your Kickbox & Step Aerobics certification is extremely cost effective.  Furthermore, with the lifetime renewal option, you can keep your clients knowing that you are always current in trends.  Don’t miss this seamless opportunity to expand your career in a highly respected field, get your online Kickbox & Step Aerobics certification from ASFA® today.

Kickbox/Step 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

 

Group Fitness Certification

 Group Fitness Certification

As more people are looking for ways to cut back, many are forgoing the use of a personal trainer and are looking for cheaper alternatives such as joining boot camps and fitness groups.  This style of training dramatically changes the role of the instructor, and many are unaware of the needs of a group versus individual training.  Expand your training career options by getting your online certification as a Fitness Group/Boot Camp Instructor. 

An online Fitness Group/Boot Camp Instructor Certification will give you the knowledge necessary to effectively lead a group training session.  Your certification will not only teach you the skills needed, but will also give you confidence to effectively lead as a Fitness Group/Boot Camp Instructor.  It will also allow you to showcase your knowledge to your clients, thereby letting them know that they are getting the best training possible. 

An ASFA® online certification is essential for fitness professionals wanting to explore a new and exciting training environment.  As more clients, especially those who thrive in a group dynamic, turn to fitness groups and boot camps, you’ll need a way to appeal to this market, and this online certification will provide that appeal allowing you to grow your clientele base.  With ASFA®, getting your Fitness Group/Boot Camp Instructor certification online is quick and simple.  Plus, you don’t pay for your certification unless you pass your online exam. 

With so little to lose but plenty to gain, a Fitness Group/Boot Camp Instructor certification from ASFA® will substantially enhance your fitness professional career.

Group Fitness Certification

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

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

Cycling Certification: Get Your Cardio On!

Cycling Instruction Certification

Summer is right around the corner and your clients aspire to be in better cardio shape with lower body fat. With all the impracticalities such as weather constraints and ranging fitness levels of different clients, you need a way to give your clients the opportunity to reach their goals without the hassles of traditional outdoor cycling. With an online Cycling Instructor Certification from ASFA, you can help your clients as a cycling instructor get the results they want for those times where being outdoors is extremely inconvenient or impractical.  Your Cycling Instructor Certification will give you expertise in cycling equipment, positions, proper hydration, and class length to name a few.  You will feel confident knowing that your Cycling Instructor Certification provides a high-impact addition to your professional portfolio and is easily accessed online.  Furthermore, your clients will train with greater confidence knowing that your Cycling Instructor Certification will help them produce the greatest possible results.  

ASFA’s Cycling Instructor Certification is intended to further your career goals in many ways.  First, as cycling grows increasingly more popular, enhanced training techniques learned through ASFA’s online Cycling Instructor certification will yield better results and increased loyalty from your clients.  Second, you will increase your marketability to a wide variety of demographics, many of whom are die-hard enthusiasts of the sport.  Third, your online Cycling Instructor Certification will allow you to showcase your expertise in as a cycling instructor, further separating you from your competition.  Your clients will be at ease knowing that you put the extra time and energy into getting your sport specific cycling certification, and your online Cycling Instructor Certification will prove that you are a strong proponent of continuing education for trainers.  Now is your chance to tap into this growing niche market by obtaining your certification.

Your clients are looking for a highly energetic way to get in shape.  Get your online certification as a Cycling Instructor and give your clients the type of workout they are looking for.  Your online Cycling Instructor Certification will yield you excellent results as you try to grow your fitness career.  Designed with niche marketing in mind, your Cycling Instructor certification will increase your marketability to a wide variety of clients.   As more people realize the enjoyment that a cycling regimen provides, the training skills you acquire from an online Cycling Instructor Certification will provide better results for your clients.  Also, a Cycling instructor Certification showcases your talents in this niche market.  Further it will give you greater marketability to clients specifically looking to enhance their cycling training. 

An ASFA Cycling Instructor Certification will separate you from your competition, showing your diversity in more athletic fields. Plus, your clients will be comfortable training harder knowing that by you having a Cycling Instructor Certification, you have the expertise to properly and safely train them. An online Cycling Instructor Certification is a great tool for any trainer looking for a solid continuing education program.  So now is the time to explore this highly dedicated and growing niche market by getting your online Cycling Instructor Certification today!

Cycling 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



Customize Your Certifications to Your Client Base

ASFA® Certifications

Customizing your certifications to your client base is an essential part of any fitness professional's business plan.  If you work in a dance studio with dance professionals, Golf Fitness Instruction will clearly not be as relevant as Dance Fitness and Hip-Hop Aerobics Instruction.  On the other hand, if you work at a golf course with golf pros...  You see where this is going.  Specializing your qualifications is not always about what you are interested in.  It is about what benefits your clients most.

ASFA’s niche market opportunities include management, personal training to master personal training, as well as specific sports and areas such as self-defense, golf, kickboxing and more.

With niche market certifications, trainers can advertise to specific demographics seeking proven expertise in areas that will help them reach their fitness goals. ASFA certifications allow fitness professionals to easily showcase their skills, proving to clients that they are committed to staying cutting-edge and providing all the latest resources and knowledge to their designed workout programs.

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

Develop your niche markets

ASFA® Certifications

For fitness professionals seeking continuing education that will allow them to tap into key niche markets, the American Sports and Fitness Association (ASFA®) is here to help. 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 fun, affordable fitness options in a tough economy, no matter what the season.

ASFA® also provides the business-building tools they need to maximize their time and earning potential with the Fitness Professional Kit.

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.

Certifications are offered in areas such as Master Trainer, Advanced Personal Trainer, Cycling, Aerobics, Kickboxing, Kettlebell Training and more. 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 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® Certifications

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

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

Expand Your Expertise to Senior Fitness

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

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