Welcome to the
Academy of Sports
& Fitness Training
New England's leading
Personal Training School
Our mission is to provide high-quality educational programs for students to enter and advance in the field of personal training, through classroom instruction and hands-on experience that welcomes the exchange of ideas amongst highly- educated instructors and industry professionals.
Personal Training Program
Our 500-hour Personal Fitness Training Program prepares students with the education, qualifications, and experience to be valuable assets in the fitness industry. Our graduates are eligible to take the NASM - Certified Personal Trainer exam upon program completion. Next course begins on September 7th, 2021!
Nutritional Coaching Program
Become a well-rounded fitness professional as a Pn L1 Certified Nutrition Coach in our 50- Hour Nutritional Coaching Program. Learn in an engaging classroom environment with your peers, and stand out with the most recognized nutrition certification in the fitness industry! ASFT is the ONLY school in New England to offer PN curriculum and certification! Next course begins on October 11th!
AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Program
The industry is changing and clients are looking for more community in their fitness experience! ASFT is thrilled to partner with the most recognized group fitness certification in the industry, AFAA. With ASFT’s Group Fitness Instruction course, you will be provided the instruction, guidance, and accountability to obtain your certification in just 2 months. Next course begins on April 26th, 2021!
Experienced industry professionals redesigning fitness education
Your Director of Education is no stranger to education in the fitness industry. As the former Director of the National Personal Training Institute, Chellana has prepared hundreds of new Personal Trainers entering the field. With her 13 years of experience in higher education, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to ASFT. As the reigning 2016 Miss Fitness Universe National Champion and Top 6 Equinox Prodigy, she leads by example and inspires her students to reach their fullest potential.
Enriched learning experience
We provide our students with a fun and engaging learning environment where they have the opportunity to work with like-minded fitness enthusiasts, learn from qualified instructors, and gain insight from a diverse student body.
Flexible class schedule
We have day, evening, and weekend courses to fit your busy schedule. We offer 3 academic terms a year that align with the traditional academic calendar. Our schedule was created with you in mind! Our day classes are around school drop-off and pick-up times, evening classes begin after the 9-5 job, and our Saturday courses are scheduled during off-peak training hours for the fitness professional.
Welcoming students from across New England!
Our school is centrally located and within an hour commute from Worcester, Boston, Lowell, Taunton, and the borders of Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.
A smart investment in YOU!
Our Personal Fitness Training program offers 500 hours of focused curriculum to provide valuable preparation for a career in the field, in a fraction of the time, and at a fraction of the cost of a traditional degree program.
We offer the most value per dollar for each educational hour, with our cost per hour at least 30- 88% less than other personal training schools, with less upfront costs and no additional expenses to be incurred by the student.
Prepared students make confident trainers!
We provide 250 hours of skill development, almost twice as many hours than other personal training schools. Wouldn’t you like to be twice as prepared and twice as confident entering a new career as a fitness professional?! Our students have the ability to work with real people in real time and put the principles of training into practice every day.
Your CEU provider!
ASFT offers valuable classroom and hands-on continuing education courses and workshops to help you take your career to the next level!
According to bls.gov, for the occupation of fitness trainers,
Massachusetts ranked amongst the top 3 states for: the highest concentration of jobs, the top paying states, and the highest share of employment for the occupation of fitness training. With industry growth projected to be 8% to 2024, ASFT is here to prepare you for a rewarding career in this booming industry!
Job Placement Assistance
We are excited to share our affiliation with the Fitness Together clubs of Massachusetts! This opportunity will offer each successful graduate of the ASFT Personal Fitness Training program a guaranteed interview at one of the 50 Fitness Together clubs across New England.
Gain industry exposure
We make it a priority to expose our students to the numerous training opportunities throughout New England. Guest presenters and field trips are an integral part of our educational programs.
“There have been very few periods of my life when I could genuinely say I looked forward to coming to work/school every day, and that was definitely the case... You walk the walk with your incredible experience and your amazing personal fitness accomplishments. You care about your students and go above and beyond for them. That's a rare thing in this world and I'm sure I speak for everyone when I say I'm very grateful.”
Have a career you love!
Our next course starts September 7th, 2021 for our Accelerated Summer 300-Hour Personal Fitness Training Program! Reach out to learn more about how you can prepare for a career you love!
Now accepting VA educational benefits
More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at https://benefits.va.gov/gibill
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