Introduction to the NASM IPFT Course

NASM Introduction to Personal Fitness Training (IPFT) serves as an entry point to exploring a career in the Health and Fitness Industry.  This course also serves as a pre-requisite to NASM's Certified Personal Training Course (CPT)

The NASM IPFT course provides entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 2 and is acheived with CMS alongside the Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate.

Delivered over 6 workshop days and embedded into the Level 2 Gym Instructor workshops, learners will gain both UK and US recognised Gym Instructor Certificates, while also gaining additional understanding and introduction to the NASM OPTTM unique and world renowned training model.

How is the NASM IPFT Course Delivered?

Once enrolled and issued with your online learning resources a tutor will support your development up to workshop days via scheduled e-mails, phone calls and 1:1 web tutorials.

You will then attend workshop days for further development and support to prime your practical skills and prepare for final assessment.

Learners will attend 6 workshop days spread over a period of 3 weekends.

NASM IPFT Course E-learning

  • In-depth flash presentations
  • Video exercise demonstrations
  • Anatomical and conditioning photos
  • Training technique charts
  • Safety illustrations and printable course materials
  • Online quizzes and exams

NASM IPFT Course Assessment

  • Practical assessment
  • NASM online exam

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Aaron Nelson
NASM, Head Athletic Trainer, Phoenix Suns

"NASM has been an unparalled education provider to myself and my staff.  The OPT model has helped us provide our athletes with the best possible training and corrective strategies to keep them on court"

Patrick Murphy
NASM, Celebrity Trainer

"I have obtained numerous certifications from nationally recognised organisations, but NASM is simply the best.  NASM has given me scientific, progressive knowledge that I apply to all of my client programs"