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Youth Sports Coach Bundle

CPT Guided Study Plus PES Premium Self Study Program Plus Youth Exercise Specialization


Starting at: $2,647 | $238/month

What You'll Learn

Educate kids on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and help them improve their athletic skills with the Youth Sports Coach Bundle. Whether you oversee a sports team, work at a school, or train the children of your adult clients, gain the knowledge you need to be a youth strength and conditioning coach.

Your program will begin with our world-renowned Certified Personal Trainer Self-Study program. This will prepare you to design fitness programs for clients of all ages and levels utilizing NASM’s Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) Model.

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In the next phase of your program, you’ll get everything you need to train athletes and take clients to the next level with the Performance Enhancement Specialization (PES). You’ll build upon the foundation of the CPT program and focus on improving sports performance.

Lastly, gain the knowledge and skills necessary to educate today’s youth - ages 6 to 19 - on fitness with the Youth Exercise Specialization (YES). Show children how to be more active and improve their sports skills while using the OPT™ Model. You’ll also learn to provide nutritional guidance and help with the growing issue of childhood obesity.

Increase your client base and earning potential by expanding your expertise to training athletes of all ages with our Youth Sports Coach Bundle.

What's Included?

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Self-Study

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Self-Study

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer Self-Study program is designed with you in mind. This program provides high-end videos, an exercise demonstration library, practice exams, and more!

Performance Enhancement Specialization - Premium Self-Study (PES)

Performance Enhancement Specialization - Premium Self-Study (PES)

Elevate your clients’ performance using evidence-based research and insight from leading fitness professionals and trainers. With the NASM-PES, you’ll learn techniques to train athletes and maximize their potential.

Youth Exercise Specialization (YES)

Youth Exercise Specialization (YES)

Teach today’s youth to the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and give them the skills they need to increase their physical activity level. The NASM-YES includes a downloadable programming manual, as well as online quizzes and an exercise library.

Combine 3 Powerful Courses for 1 Low Price!

  • Increase your earning potential
  • Reach a wider group of potential clients, including children and athletes
  • Learn to properly train as a youth strength & conditioning coach
  • Program more efficient and effective workouts
  • See results faster by creating a more personalized fitness plan for your clients
  • Earn enough Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to recertify/renew your Personal Trainer credentials


If you're interested in a career in youth fitness, you've come to the right place. For over 35 years, NASM has provided people with the most in-depth and science-based courses geared towards helping clients succeed. Our Personal Trainer program is the gold standard in fitness.

We hold ourselves to the highest standards to ensure that we provide the industry’s most respected programs that prepare fitness professionals for a long-lasting career.

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With the Youth Sports Coach Bundle, you'll gain all the knowledge you need at a price you’ll love. Since each program is online and can be done at your own pace, you'll have the ability to study on your own time, anywhere you want.

Trainer Testimonials

Nolan Hyland Review 5 stars

"There's a lot of different certification companies out there, but there's only one NASM. In terms of research and being the foremost leader in the fitness industry, no one can compare."

Nolan Hyland


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Jill Penfold review 5 stars

"When you take on a brand new client, they have goals of better health, better energy levels, better sleep patterns. They want to feel happier. They want to look better in their clothes. And they turn to me."

Jill Penfold


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"The PES course was everything I was looking for. I'm a coach, and I'm always looking for ways to improve myself as well as my athletes. This course will help with both!!"

Satori M.


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You must recertify/renew every two years to ensure that your NASM Personal Trainer credentials stay up to date with current best-practice guidelines and skills. You will be required to earn 2.0 NASM-approved CEUs every two-year period. This includes 0.1 CEUs from the mandatory CPR/AED certification.

The Performance Enhancement Specialization (PES) and Youth Exercise Specialization (YES) do not require renewal. Once you pass your final exam, your certificates will never expire.

You will have 180 days from the date of enrollment to take either of the exam options for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer program, and 365 days to complete your NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization and Youth Exercise Specialization exam. Most courses can be completed in as few as 8 weeks; the NASM Certified Personal Trainer course can be completed in as few as 4 weeks. An extension for the exams can be purchased by contacting NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276.

The OPT™ Model is our 5-phase training model that starts with Stabilization and ends with Power. The Certified Personal Trainer program utilizes the Optimum Performance framework to ensure that all NASM Personal Trainers are well-versed in our training methods. Read here to learn more about the OPT™ Model.

For the Certified Personal Trainer final exam, you have two options:

Option 1. NASM Personal Trainer Certificate (Non-Proctored Exam)
This non-proctored and open-book exam has 100 questions and requires a passing grade of 70%. This non-accredited exam is administered online only. You will have 3 hours to complete the exam, and you must take the exam within 180 days of your enrollment date.

Option 2. NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NCCA Accredited Certification Exam)
The NCCA is a nationally recognized third-party agency that accredits certification programs which are able to meet and comply with its standards. The NCCA exam is a nationally accredited exam. This proctored and closed-book exam has 120 questions. You must pass with a scaled score of 70 or better. This exam can be administered either in-person or online, and you will have 2 hours to complete the test. You must take this exam within 180 days of your enrollment date.

The choice is yours, and selecting which exam to take will depend on your goals.

The Performance Enhancement Specialization (PES) and Youth Exercise Specialization (YES) final exams are administered online.

Don’t worry, we have you covered. For the Certified Personal Trainer Course, you have 2 options for the final exam, and the retest options are different for each:

Option 1: NASM Personal Trainer Certificate Exam (Non-Proctored Exam)
You have 3 attempts to pass this non-proctored and open-book exam. If you do not pass after 3 tries, a retest can be purchased by calling NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276.

Option 2: NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NCCA Accredited Certification Exam)
This is a closed-book and proctored exam, and if you do not pass it the first time, a retest can be purchased. Please call NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276.

For more details, please refer to your Candidate Handbook.