How to become a Personal Trainer
Step 2: Choose the appropriate certification.
With so many certifications to choose from, the process of becoming a Personal Trainer can feel overwhelming and muddled. Below are lists of common, well respected certifications based on the type of individual you envision coaching.
|ACSM||American College of Sports Medicine|
|ACE||American Council of Exercise|
|NASM||National Academy of Sports Medicine|
|AFAA||Athletics & Fitness Association of America|
|NSCA-CPT||National Strength & Conditioning Association - Certified Personal Trainer|
|CSCS||Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist|
|USAW SP L1||USA Weightlifting Sports Performance L1|
Step 3: Study & pass your certification exam
Step 4: Obtain your CPR & First Aid Certification
Step 5: Apply for jobs at Campus Recreation , studio, or commericial gym
Step 6: Start teaching & coaching.