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Best Institute for Diploma in Personal Training?


#1

hello everyone. i was planning to become a part time personal trainer. Can anybody tell me about the best institute/college that offers diploma or some other short duration course in personal training in USA, UK and Australia. Dont tell me about NASM , ACE etc . I dnt just want a certificate. I actually want to learn in the gym by highly qualified people.


#2

Most universities have Exercise Science and/or Kinesiology programs. Get a BA with a major in either of those, then get a CSCS or NASM cert. Thats a 4 to 5 year and many-thousand-dollar investment for a part time job though. Otherwise you can look for a place like the National Personal Training Institute (many locations in the US) if you insist on paying a lot of money for a certification equal to one you could earn by yourself in a few weeks for less than $1000.


#3

I wouldn’t get a bacherlors degree in Kinesiology or exercise science unless you were planning on making a career out of it. Or you wanted to get more schooling and specialize in something like biomechanics, just an example.


#4

[quote]TrevorLPT wrote:
Most universities have Exercise Science and/or Kinesiology programs. Get a BA with a major in either of those, then get a CSCS or NASM cert. Thats a 4 to 5 year and many-thousand-dollar investment for a part time job though. Otherwise you can look for a place like the National Personal Training Institute (many locations in the US) if you insist on paying a lot of money for a certification equal to one you could earn by yourself in a few weeks for less than $1000. [/quote]
Any other suggestions apart from national personal training institute ?? How is australian institute of fitness? or Love Fitness Education in UK ?


#5

[quote]aesthetics_sexy wrote:

[quote]TrevorLPT wrote:
Most universities have Exercise Science and/or Kinesiology programs. Get a BA with a major in either of those, then get a CSCS or NASM cert. Thats a 4 to 5 year and many-thousand-dollar investment for a part time job though. Otherwise you can look for a place like the National Personal Training Institute (many locations in the US) if you insist on paying a lot of money for a certification equal to one you could earn by yourself in a few weeks for less than $1000. [/quote]
Any other suggestions apart from national personal training institute ?? How is australian institute of fitness? or Love Fitness Education in UK ?
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I’ve attended both of them and both are great.


#6

[quote]TrevorLPT wrote:

[quote]aesthetics_sexy wrote:

[quote]TrevorLPT wrote:
Most universities have Exercise Science and/or Kinesiology programs. Get a BA with a major in either of those, then get a CSCS or NASM cert. Thats a 4 to 5 year and many-thousand-dollar investment for a part time job though. Otherwise you can look for a place like the National Personal Training Institute (many locations in the US) if you insist on paying a lot of money for a certification equal to one you could earn by yourself in a few weeks for less than $1000. [/quote]
Any other suggestions apart from national personal training institute ?? How is australian institute of fitness? or Love Fitness Education in UK ?
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I’ve attended both of them and both are great.
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thanks a lot …