STAND OUT WITH A SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION
Whether you are a certified fitness professional who wants to narrow your focus, a sports coach who wants to expand your knowledge in a specific field, or an allied health professional who wants to complement your on-the-job expertise, earning an ACE Specialty Certification can help you stand out among your peers. Becoming a specialist in sports conditioning, weight management, orthopedic exercise or a host of other areas will help you become known as the go-to personal trainer, group fitness instructor or health coach in your market. Specialty certifications are intended to complement the education you already have and not replace any of our primary NCCA-accredited certifications.
As a Youth Fitness Specialist, you will learn to develop age-appropriate exercise programs that engage youth at home, school and on the field, and instill in them the value of physical activity.
Becoming a Fitness Nutrition Specialist will help you develop expertise in all areas of nutrition education and promotion that are within the scope of practice for health and fitness professionals.
As an Orthopedic Exercise Specialist, you can effectively prevent muscle, bone and joint pain, and develop exercise programs for clients and patients following post-orthopedic rehabilitation.
Becoming a Weight Management Specialist will help you more effectively work with clients or patients who want to improve their overall health, boost energy levels and achieve long-term weight loss success.
As a Sports Conditioning Specialist, you’ll have the tools to design workouts for one-on-one or group training that helps athletes improve their balance, strength, agility and speed.
Earning a Functional Training Specialty Certification will help you develop exercise programming aimed at helping clients and patients move more efficiently and prevent injury.
Earning a Mind Body Specialty Certification will help you deliver holistic wellness programs based on movements that improve posture, build strength and reduce stress.
The Group Exercise Leadership Specialty Certification gives instructors currently teaching modality-specific or pre-choreographed classes the essential knowledge of exercise science they need to deliver safe, effective group workouts.
Becoming a Therapeutic Exercise Specialist will help you develop exercise programs for clients and patients with ailments, diseases or disorders that prevent them from falling under normal guidelines.
As a Senior Fitness Specialist, you’ll learn to effectively serve adults over 55 by incorporating modifications and training that prevents muscle deterioration, improves bone strength and boosts quality of life.