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ACE Certifications work together to help make you a hybrid professional

Holding an ACE Certification can open the door to a rewarding health and fitness career, and earning multiple certifications can be even more beneficial. For ACE Certified Personal Trainers, pursuing an ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification can offer opportunities to reach more people at a time. For Group Fitness Instructors, becoming an ACE Certified Personal Trainer can mean additional income. ACE Certified Health Coaches can more effectively serve clients with chronic medical conditions by earning an ACE Medical Exercise Specialist Certification, and so on. In addition to the benefits of a diverse career, earning another ACE Certification allows you to fulfill continuing education requirements at a discounted rate of 20% off.

Group Fitness Instructor Certification

ACE Group Fitness Instructor Manual

Participation in group fitness has grown by leaps and bounds recently, so it's no surprise demand for instructors has exploded. Our ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification gives you the knowledge and confidence you need to teach all formats and levels, delivering unforgettable experiences to keep students coming back for more.

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Pro Advantage $399.20 Full Retail Price $499

Make every class world-class

Elevate your instruction with Pro Advantage, our most robust study program, which builds on the Pro Essentials content by delving deeper into the core concepts of group fitness instruction, bringing them to life with engaging videos, podcasts, expert-led webinars and interactive learning activities. You'll get the opportunity to build class plans and complete scenario-based learning activities. You will also gain strategies for applying the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model in group fitness, learning new class formats, developing an instructor's eye, programming for low back health, honing your in-class feedback skills and much more—so you can create world-class experiences that exceed client expectations in any modality of group fitness that ignites your passion.

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Pro Essentials $239.20 Full Retail Price $299

Be prepared for any class

Created in collaboration with leading instructors in the group fitness space, the all-new ACE Group Fitness Instructor study program is a practical, applied study experience designed to serve as a comprehensive resource for both new and veteran instructors. Featuring the new ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook, the Pro Essentials option will take you step-by-step through the theory and practical application of exercise programming, class design, music selection, teaching strategies, engagement and motivation techniques and more, so you can create memorable movement experiences in every class.

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Personal Trainer Certification

ACE Group Fitness Instructor Manual

Becoming an ACE Certified Personal Trainer can prepare you to lead clients in one-on-one and small-group exercise using the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model. Earning our NCCA-accredited certification can help you deliver the type of individualized programs people need to adopt long-term, healthy behaviors.

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Premium

In addition to everything included in our Standard Program, the Premium option features ACE Academy Elite, our interactive video-led study experience. The online platform divides all of your learning material into convenient lessons that incorporate interactive presentations led by ACE professionals, custom progress tracking, lesson quizzes, two practice tests and an exam review. We created ACE Academy Elite for candidates who want the full online university experience and those who perform best in a structured learning environment. And so far, the results are astounding. We've found that 87 percent of students who follow the entire ACE Academy Elite lesson plan pass the exam on their first attempt.

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Standard* $449 Full Retail Price $599

Standard

Our Standard Program includes a core set of study materials, an exam voucher, access to experts in our ACE Resource Center, our 19-lesson Study Coach series, one online practice test and an exam review. We recommend this option for candidates who have significant education or experience in the field, or those who do not need visual aids or a guided study path.

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* The Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals text you may have received when pursuing your first ACE Certification is not included in this program.

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Health Coach Certification

ACE Group Fitness Instructor Manual

Becoming an ACE Certified Health Coach will better prepare you to lead people through behavior change by increasing your expertise in weight management psychology, the physiology of obesity, techniques for lifestyle coaching, and the development of custom exercise programs. In addition to a growing demand among healthcare providers, workplace wellness programs have begun to employ Certified Health Coaches as a way to decrease healthcare costs.

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Premium

In addition to everything included in our Standard Program, the Premium option features our ACE Health Coach Master the Manual text and ACE Academy Select, our interactive study experience. The online platform divides all of your learning material into convenient lessons that incorporate presentations led by an ACE professional, custom progress tracking, lesson quizzes, two practice tests and our exam review course. We created ACE Academy Select for candidates who want an online university experience and those who perform best in a structured learning environment. You will also receive a free exam retest voucher.

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Standard $399 Retail Price $499

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Our Standard Program for the ACE Health Coach exam includes our ACE Health Coach Manual, an exam voucher, access to experts in our ACE Resource Center, our 12-week guided email series, one online practice test and our exam review course. We recommend this option for candidates who have significant education or experience in the fields of health and fitness, or those who do not need visual aids or a guided study path.

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Medical Exercise Specialist Certification

Medical Exercise Specialist Certification Manual

Becoming a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist will help you best serve the client of today, a client who often suffers from a variety of chronic medical conditions. It will also position you to serve as a critical link between community and the healthcare team by ensuring you hold the specialized, comprehensive expertise necessary to provide medical exercise and post-rehabilitative fitness programs for clients with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic and musculoskeletal issues.

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Premium

In addition to a core set of study materials, an exam voucher valued at $249 and our Master the Manual text featured in our Standard program, our Premium option features ACE Academy, our self-paced study system for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Exam. The system includes 12 weekly guided emails with reading assignments, two online practice tests, our exam review course and access to experts in our ACE Resource Center. As added bonuses, our Premium option also includes the Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals flashcards to use while you’re studying on the go, a hard-copy sample test and free shipping. We recommend the Premium program for candidates who perform best in a more structured learning environment or those who have limited education in the field of group fitness.

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Standard $479 Full Retail Price $599

Standard

Our Standard program includes a core set of materials, an exam voucher valued at $249, and access to experts in our ACE Resource Center to help explain complicated topics or assist with study strategy. We’ve also thrown in our Master the Manual, a companion study guide for the Group Fitness Instructor Manual (3rd edition). We recommend this option for candidates who have significant education or experience in the field, or those who do not need visual aids or a guided study path.

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