CEUs: NASM — 1.9; ACE 2.0
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)
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
- 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