Personal Fitness

Personal Fitness Career Training Certification Program

This professional fitness training course provides the opportunity to obtain four different certifications in the areas of Personal Trainer Phase 1 and 2, Sports Nutrition and Strength Conditioning and Weight Training.

Additional classes will address topics in Anatomy and Physiology, CPR, and personal branding and marketing, which will guide students through the use of social media and resume writing. Upon successful completion of the program, students have the option to participate in a 25-hour internship with Tilton Fitness. All materials are included in the cost of the program. 8.5 CEUs

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Modules include:

  • Personal Trainer Certification Phase I*
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Personal Trainer Certification Phase II*
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification*
  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Strength and Weight Training Certification*
  • Professional Development
  • Internship with Tilton Fitness

*All personal trainer certification classes are taught by AAAI/ISMA faculty trainers who provide both theoretical and practical applications to each certification.

FTNS-200 (85 Hours)
Fee: $989 (Tuition $800, Materials $189)
All materials are included in the cost of this program.

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    8 Saturdays beginning February 16, 2019
    (Ending April 6, 2019)
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Students will need to register before the orientation date of January 31.

PERSONAL TRAINER

*Note: To order manuals for the Professional Fitness Training one-day certification courses, visit aaai-ismafitness.com or call the American Aerobic Association, 609-397-2139

Personal Trainer AAAI/ISMA certification courses are valid in every state and are recognized in nine countries. AAAI/ISMA CECs will be awarded upon successful completion of the workshop, along with certification, which is valid for two years.

AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer Certification Phase I

This AAAI certification course reviews principles of strength conditioning, aerobic conditioning, fitness testing and body composition, injury prevention and identification. Students will learn to design fitness programs using free weights, resistance training and cardiac conditioning. Students take certification exam at the end of the day.

FTNS-103*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW04-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, January 26, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section MW05-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section CW02-Cape May County Campus
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section MW06-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, May 4, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer Certification Phase II

This advanced AAAI certification course will assist those already certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer in working with special populations suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity, as well as working with children. This course also provides information on developing the business of personal training and identifies upcoming trends in the fitness industry. Students take certification exam at the end of the day.

FTNS-203*
Fee: $129
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, March 9, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification

Learn about nutrition for personal goals and how to help clients achieve their goals. Topics include sport-specific diets, principles and foundations of nutrition, nutrition and energetics, and athletic performance. Design a diet for students and clients. Learn about special techniques, including carbohydrate loading, sport-specific nutrition, ergogenic aids, anabolic steroids and body composition testing. Students take certification exam at the end of the day. 

FTNS-104*
Fee: $129
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, March 23, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Strength Conditioning and Weight Training Certification

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength conditioning. Emphasis is placed on the exercise sciences (including anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics), nutrition, exercise technique, program design, organization and administration, and testing and evaluation. Students take certification exam at the end of the day. 

FTNS-112*
Fee: $129
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, April 6, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Older Adult Certification

Older Adult Fitness Certification is a specialty certification for health and fitness professionals desiring the knowledge, training and competency to assess fitness levels, design fitness programs and provide motivating exercise instruction for older adults. This certification will allow the student to identify the key age-related changes in human physiology and fitness levels, demonstrate safe and effective exercises for older adults, perform fitness assessments for older adults, and design exercise prescriptions for older adults. Students take certification exam at the end of the day.

FTNS-114*
Fee: $129
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, February 2, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Weight Management Consultant Certification

The purpose of this certification is to assist fitness professionals in understanding the causes of weight management issues, treatments and behavior modifications within the nutrition industry. This certification provides the framework for dispensing information about healthy eating for non-symptomatic individuals and designing exercise programs to assist clients. Students take certification exam at the end of the day. 

FTNS-117*
Fee: $129
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

NEW! AAAI/ISMA Primary Aerobics Certification (Group Fitness Instructor)

The purpose of this certification is to teach foundational knowledge, instructional technique and professional responsibilities of a group fitness instructor. By the successful completion of this course, students can begin to teach a safe and effective exercise class. There will be both a theoretical and practical component to this certification. Students take certification exam at the end of the day.

FTNS-118*
Fee: $129
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, February 9, 2019
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

NEW! AAAI/ISMA Stress Reduction, Relaxation & Meditation Instructor Certification

Learn to help others live a happier more fulling life. In this workshop you will learn to teach, Pranayama breathing, creative visualization, positive self-affirmations and effective mediation techniques. Students take certification exam at the end of the day.

FTNS-119*
Fee: $109
(Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, April 13, 2019
    10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

*Note: To order manuals for the Professional Fitness Training one-day certification courses, visit aaai-ismafitness.com or call the American Aerobic Association, 609-397-2139