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Become a Certified Personal Trainer FAST

Hybrid In-Person and Online 8 Week Program
Includes the NASM-CPT Cirriculum and Exam!

Take the Next Steps in your Fitness Career!

Bandit Fitness Academy is a NASM / NCCA Partner School, so you’re guaranteed all of the same benefits you get with NASM, plus our additional in-class time, referrals, and a whole bunch of other perks that come along with your acceptance.

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Hybrid Course Structure

Our program is split into both in-class and self-study material that is required to complete the full 80-hour Essentials of Personal Fitness Training Curriculum from N.A.S.M.

  • 32 In-Class Hours
  • 48 Self-Study Hours
  • 80 Hours Total (Approximate)

At the end of the course, you’ll be ready to take the NASM Certification Exam and be on your way to a career as a fitness professional!

Essentials of CPT Course

The Essentials of Personal Fitness Training covers the NASM-OPT model which captures topics like:

  • Human Movement Science
  • Core Training Concepts
  • Balance Training Concepts
  • Speed & Agility (SAQ) Training
  • Nutrition & Supplementation
  • Chronic Health Condition Identification
  • Professional Development
  • And Much More!

For a full breakdown of what’s included in the NASM program, visit

Over 30 Years in the Fitness Industry

While NASM Certification is a new offering for Bandit Fitness, we've been around for over 30 years and have a long history in Fitness. In addition to our regular team, Tony and Max handle most of the NASM Academy operations. Learn More about Bandit Fitness

Tony Vaughn
Bandit Academy Instructor

Max Jordan
Bandit Academy Administration


Contact us to learn more about future class dates and availability, or just to ask any questions!

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