Resistance Training Specialist Course


NFPT is the leader in advanced resistance training education and has been for over 20 years! Learn to give your clients an athletic “game like” training protocol. Traditional and non-traditional approaches will be presented for user-friendly methods that will demonstrate the power of resistance training. Everyone from the weight loss client to the professional athlete or competitive bodybuilder will see results using NFPT resistance training methods.

Add to cart to get started on this course. Once you have completed your order, you will receive an email confirmation and instructions for accessing all course material through your NFPT online account. When you pass the test, you will be instantly awarded your Resistance Training Specialist certificate for printing and display. If you are an NFPT Certified Personal Trainer, your continuing education credits (CECs) will automatically post to your account. If you are certified by another agency, the CEC award will vary according to their requirements, contact your certification provider to get your CECs for completing this course.

Est. Prep/Completion Time = 10+ hours

NFPT CEC Award = 2.0

*CEC awards vary with other certifiers

This Resistance Training Specialist course is part of NFPT’s Master Fitness Trainer program. Learn More >>

SKU: specialty-resistance-training Category:


What You Get
Manual – Digital (PDF)
Practice Test
Online Test
Education Tech Support
Certificate of Completion

Quick Facts – The Test:

  • Online, multiple choice test
  • Paper/Pencil Testing by Request
  • 125 questions, limit = 2 hours
  • 70% pass score
  • Instant test results
  • 1 Free Online Re-test
  • 1 Paper/Pencil Re-test=$59
  • 3 years to complete

Manual Contents: Take a look inside >>

  • General Health & Resistance Exercise
  • Muscle Cell, Structure & Function
  • Training Methodologies
  • The Metabolic Continuum
  • Weight Training for Fat Loss

Additional information

Weight0.85 lbs
Add Printed Manual?

No, Yes ($25)