Personal Trainer Certification Course | Start a Fitness Career | Virginia
NESTA is ready to help you become a certified personal trainer and start your fitness career in Virginia
With NESTA, you will learn to be a successful fitness pro by earning your Virginia Personal Fitness Trainer Certification from an NCCA-accredited certification course. You will learn functional anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing and assessments, fitness and sports nutrition, exercise prescription and theory, equipment selection, special populations considerations, and the legal and safety issues that all professionals need to know.
NESTA has been training and certifying Virginia health, fitness and sports performance professionals since 1992. NESTA helps you become confident with the ability to use cutting-edge, dynamic and creative personal training techniques. The NESTA personal training certification course offered in Virginia prepares you to provide personal fitness programs for a wide range of individuals. The course is designed to give you the theoretical and practical experience needed for a highly successful career within the fitness industry; working one-on-one or in small group training sessions.
Virginia NESTA Fitness Association.
NESTA is a fitness coaching and professional certification institute. They offer an incredibly wide range of fitness trainings for primary, advanced and specialized educational purposes. Established in 1992, it has grown to a 55,000 strong membership with about 6000 of those being non-US members.
The impact of NESTA is felt in over 50 countries globally with the highest concentration of members living Canada and UK in the West as well as Singapore, Australia, Japan and China in the East and Far East. Besides the Personal Fitness Trainer certification NESTA also has 3 other divisions, that is, the International Triathlon Coaching Association, the Mixed Martial Arts Coaching Certification and the Life Coaching and Wellness Division
Virginia Fitness School
The premier NESTA course is the NCCA-accredited and competitively priced, 4-year Personal Trainer Certification which can be undertaken in 90 days. This 14 topics training curriculum cuts across three main fields, that is fitness training as well as top notch business and marketing strategies that are structured around the latest and most apt scientific studies and research available.
The team at NESTA is led by CEO and President Dr. John Spencer Ellis who is deputized by a 15-years fitness veteran Scott Gaines as his senior vice president. John has competed in over 100 sports competitions including the famed Montebello Cycling Classic, the Roadrunner Inline Skating Competition, the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships, the Ironman Triathlon and the U.S National Run/Bike Championships where he finished 5th overall.
NESTAs nutritionist is Dr. Chris Mohr while the educational coordinator is Mark Teahan formerly a fitness trainer at the University of Utah. Norma Shechtman, who is the 2003 Fitness of The Year Award Winner serves as the Group Exercise Coordinator. He is assisted by Janet Olsen as the Certified Athletic Trainer and Jack H. Baurle as the Sports Medicine Officer. Phil Black is the water Fitness Specialist while Kelly Peviani is the resident Yoga Instructor.
NESTA hosts about 10 workshops annually on fitness, wellness, business and marketing advisory, and nutrition coaching. A lot of the lessons offered can also be done online through the videos and PDF curriculums on our site.
In a bid to build and support our 55,000+ members we as NESTA offer about 18 different career resources that cater to marketing strategies, mentoring, coaching, promotions, personal training and nutritional business?
There is also a slot for creating blogs and websites, SEO for Fitness business, podcast, magazines, blueprints, insurance, dietary training etc. NESTA offers 21 different training certification as well as 14 others in their sister school, the Spencer Institute.
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