The Certified Personal Trainers Network (CPTN)

The Certified Professional Trainers Network (CPTN) Inc. has firm roots as the former Canadian Personal Trainers Network, first established in 1993. Our organization integrates current research and practical applications for education, communication, professional development and marketing opportunities for Personal Trainers to maintain a leading edge on professional training developments.


Integrate current research and practical applications to education, communication, professional development and marketing opportunities for Personal Trainers.
Form a strong, supportive, and proactive community-based network of Personal Trainers.

American Kinesiotherapy Association (AKA)

About American Kinesiotherapy Association
Kinesiotherapists provide sub-acute or post-acute rehabilitative therapy focusing on therapeutic exercise, reconditioning and physical education. Kinesiotherapists emphasize the psychological as well as physical benefits of therapeutic exercise for rehabilitation. Following a prescription from a licensed practitioner, kinesiotherapists provide rehabilitative exercise and education to patients

These therapeutic exercises enhance the strength, mobility and endurance of functionally limited patients, or those requiring long-term reconditioning. Kinesiotherapists emphasize the psychological as well as physical value of therapeutic exercises. Developed during World War II, kinesiotherapy originally helped wounded or sick soldiers return to their units quickly and at full functionality.

The Cooper Institute (CI)

The Coopers Institute: Education & Certification
Using science and research as the foundation for each certification and course, The Cooper Institute employs internationally-recognized instructors and a one-of-a-kind training method to maximize our student’s understanding and comprehension of health and fitness concepts

Become a Certified Personal Trainer

Since 1970, The Cooper Institute has been changing lives for the better every day. Our mission is helping people to understand the connection between living habits and their health. If you are a fitness enthusiast and enjoy helping others, consider helping us extend our mission and become a Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT).

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

Mission Statement

CDR protects the public through credentialing and assessment processes that assure the competence of registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered.

Vision Statement

The nation recognizes, seeks out and relies on competent CDR credentialed registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered, for food and nutrition expertise.


The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) has sole and independent authority in all matters pertaining to certification, including but not limited to standard setting, establishment of fees, finances and administration.

Canadian Fitness Professionals (CANFITPRO)

canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows, and membership services. canfitpro’s over 65,000 members

Educational conferences throughout the yearinclude some of the world’s finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness consumers.

canfitpro provides the following member services:

Certification courses, exams and resources
Bi-monthly magazine for our members

International Sports and Fitness Trainers Association (ISFTA)

ISFTA Mission Statement

The mission of International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association (ISFTA) is to promote worldwide education of health and fitness professionals in a standardized manner so that our students, trainers, instructors and professionals will all have the most current and relevant information available.

International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association was founded in 2000 by a team of medical and fitness professionals with the intention of providing training at a level superior to that which had previously been available. We have been providing quality education for over a decade and have some of the highest standards in the industry. We continue to increase our standards as the industry evolves.

International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA)

Mission of IFPA

The International Fitness Professionals Association is devoted to offering the highest quality learning experiences to individuals aiming to improve their lifestyle, and those aiming to improve the lifestyles of others. Our educational opportunities provide only the most practical and scientifically based health and fitness information that can be directly applied to “real life” experiences. It is with this dedication that the IFPA is committed to being the lifelong exercise and training resource to the entire fitness community.


To train individuals to become leaders in the fitness industry, in order to assist every person throughout the world in leading the health and fitness lifestyle.

International Fitness Association (IFA)

The International Fitness Association (IFA) is committed to providing fitness information to both Fitness Professionals and Fitness enthusiasts. Becommitted … Get Certified here online.

About IFA

IFA began in 1995 as a group of Aerobic Instructors and Personal Trainers sharing a common goal, to provide a category of Aerobics Instructors & Personal Trainers with the basic academic credentials necessary to instruct and guide the general population in health and fitness. We are dedicated not simply to a select few who seek certification but to the general population as well which is why all our services are free to everyone.

FIT Launch

About FIT Launch

The FIT Launch Studio in Snohomish, WA provides a variety of classes and services to assist you in meeting your Health & Wellness Goals. Our Gatherings and Grader programs are available throughout the U.S. and our exclusive studio schedule provides many small group and personal training opportunities.

Who We Are

We are recognized as a Continuing Fitness Education Specialist, Faculty and Master Practical Trainer for the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

ECA World Fitness

About ECA World Fitness

ECA WORLD FITNESS is an international organization and association representing the wellness and fitness community. Established in 1991, ECA is the undisputed leader for innovative and quality programming. ECA’s reputation for integrity is well known and has earned respect and trust for delivering Win-Win relationships with all of its partners.

Who We Are

ECA is well known for its leadership and fostering ideas of imagination and cooperation. Our audience represents the influencers in fitness, primarily from urban centers they are diverse, multi-cultural, “thrill seeking” explorers.


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