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The National Academy of Sports Medicine, transforming lives for over 35 years.

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NASM'S Missions and Values

At National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), our mission is to provide world-class fitness and wellness professionals with the knowledge and tools to transform lives. We help personal trainers, coaches, their clients and anyone with a passion for fitness live healthier and happier lives.

With over three decades of experience providing the best certifications in the fitness industry, we have earned an impeccable reputation for science-based strategies and learning innovations.


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Our Sister Companies

NASM is a part of Ascend Learning, which serves a variety of industries with a common thread of education. Below are our sister companies that are also a part of the Fitness & Wellness segment.

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Timeline: The History of NASM

For well over three decades, the National Academy of Sports Medicine has been recognized around the world for the quality of our personal trainers and the scientific rigor of our program. Take a look at our history below!

1987: Founded

The National Academy of Sports Medicine was Founded

2000: OPT Model

Dr. Mike Clark Created the Optimum Performance Training Model

2009: Ascend Learning

NASM Joined the Ascend Learning Family

2015-2020: Expands Reach

Acquired AFAA & ClubConnect

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2021: CPT 7

Launched 7th Iteration of Certified Personal Trainer Course


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