Recent Certification/Training Group Reviews

International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA)

Just came across this site looking for upcoming fitness conferences. I have been certified by IFPA for a few years now. Would highly recommend them. Was able to get a job right away, and I am very proud to have recently opened my own studio. If your looking at to become a PT, IFPA is a great choice!... more
by shelle cortez 686 days ago

International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

I chose ISSA certification because more emphasis is placed on learning, accredited by DECT, and not just testing. Memorizing for an exam is good, but if a trainer does not have a solid understanding on applying learned knowledge to actual periodized program development based on client needs and goal... more
by Kelly Harris 699 days ago

National Exercise & Sports Trainers Assn. (NESTA)

I've had a great experience with NESTA thus far. I received my group exercise instructor certification last year and this year opted for CPT. I have given myself a break but I will soon complete my HRM specialist cert as well. I had previously tried and failed at NASM for many reasons, but having s... more
by Tracy Treible 735 days ago

The BioMechanics Method (TBMM)

TBMM Level One is truly the best course I've ever taken. It has changed the way I train my clients and so much more. I've already helped a few of my clients get rid of their chronic pain. One of my favorite parts about the course is that it gave me so many tools to expand my business as a CES. If yo... more
by Darwin Jose 745 days ago

(ISFTA) International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association (ISFTA)

As an educational provider myself I have a very scrutinizing eye for courses that I am willing to pay my hard earned money to attend. When I registered for my course I was pleased to see how dedicated the staff was to providing an unparalleled educational experience for its attendees. Everything f... more
by Tim Hamstead 746 days ago

(ISFTA) International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association (ISFTA)

Great Company! I got my ISFTA personal trainer certification and I couldn’t be happier. I also got continuing education credits for my physical therapy license. They are they only company recognized nationally by PT, OT, LMT boards. Clearly the most credible organization.
by Michael Sennett 748 days ago

(ISFTA) International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association (ISFTA)

A must for any LMT (or any medical professional for that matter) needing CEUs! I have attended many CEU courses and been certified by many organizations during my 20 plus yrs of being in the health, fitness and wellness fields. I have never had a more pleasurable educational experience then what... more
by Sara Smalls 748 days ago

(ISFTA) International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association (ISFTA)

A must for any fitness center looking for competent training staff! I am always amazed at how ISFTA Certified Trainers are more engaged, motivated and prepared to be on the floor than any other trainers that come to us looking for placement within our facility. I spend half the time teaching new tr... more
by Sara Smalls 749 days ago

Personal Training Institue of America (PTIA)

Thank you PTIA for offering such a great class. It is a great oppertunity to be an instructor and student with PTIA. It is a great course for those who need more than just a quick on line test. I learned so much being part of your organization. Thank you.
by Nadia Ellis 749 days ago

National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)

I didn't pass my test the first time around. I'm in Omaha Nebraska. Is there any testing sites or dates available in this immediate area? I would like to stick with your organization since I already have your manual. Currently I am unemployed, so I would like to get the ball rolling. You can e-... more
by Jim Coco 753 days ago

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

I hoping that ACSM will come out with their opinion on Body Pump. As a HFI with ACSM AND a Body Pump instructor, I have many questions and was told that ACSM had not conducted any research yet. This trend is gaining steam and we are experiencing different issues in the fitness world and need answer... more
by Maria Beall 753 days ago

The BioMechanics Method (TBMM)

I have completed the BioMechanics Method Level 1 corrective exercise course and from my experience it is the best thing I have ever done in regards to studying and learning the deviations that people; have this course has been a help me to learn an organized way to perform a complete structual asse... more
by Thomas Anglin 767 days ago

STOTT PILATES®

I've been Stott Certified (MH@F) for over 10 years. They have the highest quality training's in the world. If you looking to get into the Pilates Business this is the only way to go.
by Sharyl Isaak 768 days ago

HOT HULA fitness®

Yes you need to get certified. Check out anna-rita.com for info on certification. HOT HULA fitness® is a really fun class. I am certified in 3 different classes.
by Samantha Warren 777 days ago

Spencer Institute

I completed the Wellness Coach and the Personal Fitness Chef programs through the Spencer Institute. I absolutely loved it. My only issue now is trying to get my certifications verified on FitnessConnect. It has been several months now since I requested verification. Other than that, It was great a... more
by Kelly Laura 799 days ago

The BioMechanics Method (TBMM)

The BioMechanics Method Level One course is a great resource for any health professional that deals with human movement. In a very simple format, you'll learn about the most common structural deviations, how to assess clients, and how to assist them in correcting and removing these limitations to be... more
by Justin Isaacs 802 days ago

The BioMechanics Method (TBMM)

TBMM was the most amzing course that I have ever taken. The course material was so well written and easy to comprehend. It covered so much information but was broken down into easy sections. I worked at my own pace but honestly I couldn't wait to start the next section. The tests are very extensive ... more
by Karen Debler 806 days ago

National College of Exercise Professionals (NCEP)

In July of 2012, I planned on getting my NASM certification until my friend recommended NCEP. I was very hesitant at first because I've never heard of the organization. Today, I am a certified Holistic Personal Trainer through NCEP and plan to get my certification in MMA training as well as Nutrit... more
by Cary Hokama 809 days ago

National College of Exercise Professionals (NCEP)

i became last year a ncep certified trainer.it is a great class,adam my instructor was absolutely the greatest instructor i ever had.the only problem here in hawaii is that they dont accept this certification in many of the gyms here.im planning to move,becaues i believe that this is a great certifi... more
by sylvia brosien 810 days ago

Boxing Fitness Institute (BFI)

As a Personal Trainer who got certified as a Boxing Fitness Trainer by Boxing Fitness Institute, I use what I learned from Tony every day. My clients and I love it. It's a great workout and lots of fun for both of us
by Bobby Osborne 812 days ago