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NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization (NASM-PES): Self-Study

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CEUs: NASM — 1.9

Sports performance is one of the most demanding forms of training. The NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization (NASM-PES) will prepare you to work with clients at any level from youth sports to professional athletes. Developed utilizing NASM’s evidence-based OPTTM model, the NASM-PES takes training to a higher level by introducing the Maximal Power phase. This phase of training focuses on high-velocity training to increase an athlete’s power input. The advanced knowledge and skills gained from the NASM-PES program will help you improve client athletic performance, especially their power, speed, agility and quickness.

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With the NASM-PES you can:

  • Improve your personal training marketability with this prestigious NASM credential.
  • Increase earning power—up to 40% more than other Certified Personal Trainers without the NASM-PES designation.*
  • Tap into new markets, especially youth and high school/college athletes.
  • Offer more powerful, dynamic exercise techniques, maximize performance and help prevent injuries.
  • Gain additional expertise with NASM’s in sports performance psychology, sports nutrition and ergogenic aids.

The NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization (NASM-PES) Self-Study program includes everything you need to successfully achieve the NASM-PES credential. This online-based program includes:

  • Syllabus & Study Guide
  • Online Textbook
  • Lecture Videos
  • Application Videos
  • Exercise Libraries
  • Module Quizzes
  • 2 Practice Exams (100 questions each)
  • Online PES Exam (3 free attempts)

Learning Objectives

Students who successfully complete NASM Essentials of Sports Performance Training will have the ability to:

  • Identify the foundational principles that lead to enhanced sports performance for athletes of various fitness needs and goals.
  • Design safe and effective training programs used for improving performance amongst various sports.
  • Evaluate exercise selection, execution, and technique specific to sports performance.
  • Determine performance assessments used to assess and program for athletes in different seasons throughout a training year.

Table of Contents

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Essentials of Integrated Training
  • Human Movement Science
  • Sports Performance Testing
  • Flexibility Training
  • Metabolic Training
  • Core Training
  • Balance Training
  • Plyometric Training
  • Speed, Agility, Quickness Training
  • Resistance Training
  • Olympic Lifting
  • The OPT Model
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports Performance Nutrition
  • Ergogenic Aids
  • Sports Psychology

Suggested prerequisites:

  • A current NASM-CPT certification, or
  • A current health and fitness certification accredited by NCCA, NBFE or DETC, or
  • REPs Level 3 or higher credential (candidates outside of the US only), or
  • 4-year collegiate degree or
  • Be a current Licensed or Certified Massage Therapist

Please see the NASM Terms and Conditions for more details.

*2014 Annual NASM-CPT Survey