Continuing Education Provider Courses

Earn Credits and Amp Your Skills

Broaden your horizons by learning from NFPT’s trusted Continuing Education Provider Partners. Partner courses meet the needs of our trainer family because we’ve thoroughly evaluated them.

Learn From Industry Leaders

Our network of Continuing Education Provider Partners meets NFPT content and quality standards. When you complete their courses and submit your completion credentials, you’ll earn credits toward NFPT recertification. You also can get their exclusive discounts and other incentives only available for our trainer family.

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Booty Bag

It’s yoga, Pilates, strength training, restorative physical therapy and the circus rolled into one. The Booty Bag course takes you into the world of low-flying aerial yoga fitness using a stretchy apparatus called the Booty Bag. This three-part course and video series teaches safe rigging options, anchored pull points, three basic swing heights, progressions, 12 comfortable points of contact, safe ins and outs and more.

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Exercise Etc.

Exercise Etc. offers a wide variety of live fitness education events as well as home study and webinar sessions.

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Fitness Education Online

Fitness Education Online is a world leader in providing wide range of online fitness continuing education courses for personal trainers and fitness professionals that can be taken from anywhere in the world. Fitness Education Online programs are approved by NFPT and the other most prestigious certification organizations in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand for continuing education credits.

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Fitness Learning Systems

Fitness Learning Systems provides distance learning courses that are accredited by the gold standard for allied health and fitness professional continuing education, the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. Many Fitness Learning Systems courses offer specialty certificates for working with the medical fitness community.

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Functional Aging Institute

Learn to specialize in providing personal training services to those 55 and older with certification from the Functional Aging Institute. FAI’s curriculum is based on the most current, cutting-edge research so you can gain the knowledge, theory, skill and practical application you need to help mature clients succeed.

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Functional Movement Training

Functional Movement Training helps health and fitness professionals learn safe, simple and effective techniques to assess conscious movement. Functional Movement Training courses are taught by industry leading experts in movement assessment, performance and rehabilitation. Classes are intended for health and fitness professionals with all levels of prior movement screening experience.

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Global Fitness Educators

Global Fitness Educators has been serving the fitness industry by providing quality, hands-on health and fitness workshops since 2003.

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GMP Fitness

GMP Fitness offers continuing education through home study courses that are recognized by major certification agencies, including NFPT, and are available for NFPT Certified Personal Trainers at a discount.

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Human Kinetics

Human Kinetics provides innovative products in all areas of physical activity, helping people worldwide to lead healthier, more active lifestyles through exercise and improved nutrition. Human Kinetics has published more than 500 textbooks and references that educate students from kindergarten through the university level. Human Kinetics constantly strives to produce and partner with the best in trainer education, resources and products.

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Kinesio University

The Kinesio Taping Method is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while allowing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting range of motion. It is used to successfully treat a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and medical conditions. Both Kinesio® Tex Tape and the training protocol have shown results unheard of using older methods and materials.

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Leaders in Fitness

Leaders in Fitness is a premier virtual education provider offering fitness education videos.

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Medical Fitness Education Foundation

NFPT and the Medical Fitness Education Foundation, MFEF, share a mutual goal of educating fitness professionals to be able to train, rehabilitate, prevent injury and preserve the quality of life for those with chronic disease or other medical conditions. The Medical Fitness Education Foundation believes education is crucial and that fitness professionals working with the aging population must have a higher level of knowledge, skill and expertise to be safe and effective in their work.

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Power for Parkinson’s

Our mission is to engage people with Parkinson’s in regular exercise to slow or even reverse the effects of PD, improve overall sense of well-being, provide opportunities for socialization, and help prevent depression and isolation that often accompanies the disease.

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Punk Rope

Punk Rope’s goal is to make the world a better place, one jump at a time. Jumping rope with Punk Rope can provide unrivaled health and fitness benefits, including improved cardiovascular conditioning, strength, coordination, balance, quickness, timing, rhythm, bone density and body composition.

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Sara’s City Workout

Sara’s City Workout Fitness Education has been the largest provider of continuing education conferences for fitness instructors for more than three decades offering nine regional shows every year. Each MANIA show has more than 17 sessions running every hour on all different aspects of the fitness and wellness industry, including functional training, cycling, mind-body, dance, nutrition, recovery and more.

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Strong Education

Strong Education teaches certified personal trainers, parents and professionals how to adapt fitness and nutrition for children, adolescents and adults with autism, Down Syndrome and other disabilities through our online special needs certification course.

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Suspended Bodyweight Training

This Suspended Bodyweight Training system focuses on proper form, function and common-sense program design.

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Don’t See Your Preferred Provider on the List?

You can submit other continuing education activities for credit, too. You can get exclusive discounts and other incentives for the NFPT trainer family from our Continuing Education Provider Partners — they have outstanding reputations, extensive industry experience and exceptional course curriculums. But you can still contact us about outside providers or with any other questions. We’re here to help.

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