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ACSM offers educational opportunities for NIRSA Members

Partnership offers NIRSA Members discounts on certification exams, workshops, and more

NIRSA is pleased to offer the following benefits to NIRSA Members through our partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):

ACSM workshops

Host a workshop this fall for your students and staff. ACSM is currently accepting applications for fall workshops. Download the 2007 application. There is no cost for hosting a workshop and the curriculum is provided. Contact Hope Wood at 317-637-9200, x151 or with questions about the application.

Applications for 2008 will be online soon.

ACSM Certification discounts

ACSM Certifications are recognized by employers as one of the most rigorous and highly respected certifications in the industry. NIRSA Student, Professional, and Institutional Members can receive a 10% discount on the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM and the ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor® exam. Email or call 317-637-9200, x151 to receive the NIRSA discount.

Prepare for the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM exam by attending a workshop. Download the workshop application.

Learn more about ACSM Certifications for NIRSA by visiting or download the flyer.

ACSM exams are available on-demand at over 3,000 authorized Pearson VUE testing centers. Find a testing center near you.

ACSM educational sessions at 2007 NIRSA National Fitness Institute

ACSM is proud to be hosting a post-conference for the NIRSA National Fitness Institute in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, October 27. Titled “Weight Management for the Fitness Professional,” the session will teach attendees how to work effectively with clients on their weight-loss goals. Participants will learn strategies and techniques that they can apply immediately to help clients achieve their desired results, and get the most up-to-date nutrition knowledge that every fitness professional needs. Attendees will earn 7 ACSM CECs. Register.

ACSM will also be presenting a session during the Fitness Institute specifically for employers. Participants will learn how to improve staff retention and create an environment to enhance staff loyalty, along with ways to increase staff productivity and improve client retention.

More info and to register for the Fitness Institute.

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