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Strengthen Your Knowledge, Attain Your Goals

National Strength Professionals Association

The National Strength Professionals Association is the only certification in the US that teaches the High Intensity Strength Training (HIT) system.


Personal Trainer

Our Personal Trainer Course is perfect for current and/or aspiring personal trainers, recreational athletes, coaches and general fitness enthusiasts. So if you’re looking for a career change to the health/fitness industry, you’ve come to the right place.Learn more.

The NSPA constantly provides me with the first-class tools to build a successful fitness and nutrition business.”
The NSPA’s HIT system has totally differentiated my training methods.”

Conditioning Specialist

Our Conditioning Specialist Course is our most advanced personal training education experience. The intensely advanced strength and conditioning material provides the highest level of professional expertise in the industry. Additionally, the course will prepare you for the Certified Conditioning Specialist (CCS) Exam, which is the NSPA’s highest level of certification.Learn more.

Cycling Instructor

With our Cycling Instructor Course, you’ll learn the secrets to teaching dynamic and motivational Indoor Cycling Classes. Our heart-based training method will surely provide a great aspect to your training repertoire. The cycling classes are taught in Hagerstown, MD. Learn more.

CPT/CCS Exam Info

If you’re looking for additional exam information, you’ve come to the right place. Normally, the NSPA gives exams the fourth Saturday of the month, but you can get all the necessary information by visiting our Exam Info page. Learn more.

See NSPA Founder and President, Coach John Philbin, on the MLB Network’s 30/30 videos.  Coach Philbin is the Washington Nationals Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.


Get Certified

Become a certified Personal Trainer, Condition Specialist and/or a Nutrition and Weight Management Specialist today! Learn more.

Continue Your Education

NSPA offers all kinds of continued education opportunities. Take advantage of our CEU courses and online learning opportunities today! Learn more.

Expand Your Business

NSPA is committed to helping you expand your fitness and wellness training businesses. We’ve partnered with leading-edge technologies and locations. Learn more.

Need to Renew?

It’s been two years since you’ve passed the exam? Well, it’s time to renew. Learn more.

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