Fitness Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor

This comprehensive blended learning course provides everything you need to build a strong foundation in Health and Fitness. Learners successfully completing our flagship Fitness Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor course may also find placement opportunities at Leading organizations in India.

Meet your Instructors!


Vinay Shankar

With an MS in Exercise Physiology & Kinesiology from the University of Florida, a ranked public ivy-league university. Vinay has instructed undergraduate coursework at UF, the #1 public university in United States. A few of his certifications include NSCA - TSAC-F, NETA - CPT, GEI, ACE CPT and 200 RYT.
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Max Huberman

Max has worked in Strength and Conditioning with numerous NCAA Division 1 Teams and has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. He is also certified by NSCA as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist

About the Course

What does this course include?

  1. Hard Copy Books Mailed to your doorstep
  2. Unlimited on-demand tutoring sessions through Zoom.
  3. Digital course including module-wise quizzes and activities
  4. Two case studies
  5. Final Proctored (Closed Book) Examination
  6. Optionally, students can also attempt the NETA NCCA Accredited Personal Training Examination at a discounted price

Important points to remember:

  • This is a self-paced course for working professionals,
    access to this course is valid only for 1 calendar year.
  • 2 Attempts are provided on the Final Examination
  • Additional attempts at Rs. 1800/ attempt

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Class 12 Pass - Any Stream OR Equivalent Diploma from an accredited college.
  2. CPR AED and First Aid (can be purchased separately for Rs. 999)


Topics Covered are:

  • Group Fitness & Personal Training Overview
  • Anatomy & Exercise Physiology
  • Bioenergetics
  • Biomechanics of Exercise
  • Training Adaptations
  • Health Risk Assessments, Risk Stratification
  • Static Postural Assessments
  • Movement Screening / Functional Assessments
  • Flexibility, Speed Agility Quickness Assessments
  • Cardiovascular, Endurance & Strength Assessments
  • Comprehensive Program Design and Implementation - Resistance Training, HIIT, Bootcamp for Group Instructors
  • Class Planning and Preparation
  • Considerations for Special Populations and Chronic Conditions
  • Rapport, Professionalism and Engagement
  • Professional and Legal Responsibilities
  • Legal Resources for Indian Fitness Entrepreneurs
  • Introduction to Nutrition for Human Performance as per ISSN Position Statements

Certification Details

Certification Process

  1. Complete e-learning modules, workbook and notes
  2. Complete 2 case studies
  3. Successfully 19-hour Functional Training Specialist Certification OR Submit a Recognition of Prior Learning Form.
  4. Submit Proof of Hands-on CPR AED and First Aid
  5. Attempt Proctored Exam

Certification Validity:
TFA Credentials are valid for 2 years.

Renewal Criteria:
A. Reattempt Assessment for Rs. 1800
B. Recertify for FREE by:

  1. Submitting proof of 20 hours of Continuing Education, TFA Accepts any ACE, NASM, AFAA and NETA Approved course for hours.
  2. Reading / Studying Research Papers. TFA offers Free Continuing Education through research articles. Each research corner provides 1 hour of continuing education.

Gain your Fitness Credentials

Lead the Fitness Revolution!

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Eligibility Requirements:

  1. 18 Years of Age
  2. Class 12th Pass (High School Graduate Diploma or General Educational Development - GED Diploma)
  3. Hands on CPR AED and First Aid (Click here for Approved Providers)

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