How to get international fitness training courses in India-ACSM

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi

American Council of Sports Medicine is accredited by NCCA with more than 50,000 members and certified professionals from the globe. Representing 70 occupations within the sports medicine field, ACSM is the only organization that offers a 360-degree view of the profession.
The ACSM offers three books: ACSM’s Resources for Personal Trainers, ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, and ACSM’s Certification Review.

In India, Delhi based Classic Fitness conducts offline preparatory classes for ACSM certification. The classes have both theory and practical sessions which give hands-on knowledge and experience for posture, exercise analysis, taking blood pressure and assessing fitness. If you are an existing Classic Fitness student you get a discount on workshops. Those wanting to update their knowledge will have access to lectures/ exam review classes anytime.
Mumbai-based Exercise Science Academy provides learning material online. At the end of the course, an online exam is conducted.
On clearing the exam the Institute awards

  • Official ACSM course participation certificate
  • Exercise Science Academy’s course passing certificate


  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Course: Rs. 36,000 + service tax
  • For ACSM Health and Fitness Specialists course: Rs. 20,000 + service tax (exam voucher separate)


International Sports Sciences Academy (ISSA) is accredited by Distance Education and Training Council. For Indian fitness representatives, Gayo Fitness Academy is the sole representative of ISSA.
For fitness professionals who want to distinguish themselves, ISSA has created Master Trainer Certification Program that combines

  • Personal Trainer Certification,
  • Fitness Nutrition Certification,
  • Fitness / Exercise Therapy Certification,
  • Senior Fitness Certification,
  • Youth Fitness Certification, and
  • Strength and Conditioning Certification

Post the successful completion of the program, the trainer is able to design and implement and exercise program based on individual’s specific situation, preexisting conditions and goal.
Duration: 6 quarters (1.5 years)
Fees: Rs. 2,13, 210

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BFY provides training for Personal Trainers and courses in Sports nutrition and Diet in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Dehradun, Jaipur, Lucknow, Gurgaon.

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