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In the past years we have had many happy and successful individuals to complete our fitness education courses. Some have used our training to work for clubs or gyms, while others have pursued their own business as an independent personal trainer.

We gladly accept your opinions/ideas on how we can improve, but we are exceptionally happy to hear, read, and feel your praises!

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Thank you for your responses and customer service throughout this course. You have shown that you actually care about your students and I would recommend you to anyone. I have begun using my knowledge gained through your course to better train troops in a combat zone.  There was a lot more information in the course than I had anticipated.  I learned a lot.  Thank you.

                                                                                                                                                                          ---------- T.W.


I was really impressed with the entire course (Senior Fitness Instructor).  It had a very challenging and comprehensive exam, and I was amazed at how much I learned.  I'll recommend it to anyone wanting a home-study course.

                                                                                                                                                                             ------ Anne Moffett


I must tell you that my AFTA certification has been fantastic. I'm in a great facility. I have very happy clients an dlots of them. It has been a phenomenal experience.

                                                                                                                                                                                ------ Mark Solo

I just completed the AFTA certification process and am blown away!  So many doors have opened to never shut again.  I feel confident and am ready to show the knowledge I have gained through this detailed course.  This course has been the push I needed to follow my dreams!  Thank you so much for allowing the stay-at-home moms out there a place to learn inside the home!  I will be forever grateful for this experience!

                                                                                                                               --  Darby B. Mcclune

I just passed my AFTA exam about a week ago, and I want to tell you that I was very impressed with your program. The whole AFTA course was very similar to a one semester college course as far as the amount of time studying and the time spent on the exam and projects. Your course is very in-depth.  Not only is your course very in-depth, but it also gives each aspect of physical fitness equal focus.  There is an emphasis on realistic and practical information that trainers face every day, and that focus is consistent throughout the course and examination.

                                                                                                                            -- Robert Wysner, M.Ed

To have AFTA Certified behind my name is an honor.  Thanks for the great and informative course. It was a challenge and I have to admit I was a little nervous on waiting for results, but now I can smile.  My staff and I will do our best to honor and uphold your name.

                                                                                                                                                                               -- Garrin Clark

From the first time I saw AFTA certifications I said this is my chance to realize my dream and become a personal fitness trainer. Your complex course makes me one of the best trainers in my work place - a very good gym. Thank you AFTA for everything!

                                                                                                                                                                             --    Marius C. Frincu

Thank you for your (exam answers) suggestions.  I appreciate the time and patience you took grading my exam...It was definitely a challenging experience - much more so than AFAA or even ACE.  I commend you on your thorough review of exams. In spite of what some may think about the credibility of online certifications, I learned more through your process than the others...

                                                                                                                                                                               --- Jeanette Auer, M.S.

I would like to let you know that I have been working at Ft. Lauderdale, FL at the main building of LA Fitness for the past year, and I'm considered one of their best trainers because of your course.

                                                                                                                                                                               ----  Veronica Lambert      

I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you how impressed I am with the course, and the people behind the program.  This course offered me so much that I can use not only in the health fitness industry, but in my personal life.  It has taught me a great deal, and it has benefited my family as well as me.  I also want to thank the support staff, who has been there from day one through completion, to assist me in not only questions about the material, but also assisting me with access and understanding how to navigate through everything that I needed to, in order to gain as much knowledge as possible.  I have been in customer services for over twenty years, and AFTA has proven to me that there are people who believe that service is more than just a word, and they back that up with their actions.  I will recommend you to anyone I know that is interested not only in certification, but learning the proper way to stay healthy!

                                                                                                                                                                                -- Timothy Goodrich    

It has been a great pleasure to embark on this journey.  I have found your material and your web site very informative and helpful.  I also am very pleased with the support you offer after certification.  This is a deciding factor in my choosing your program over the many others out there.  The fact that you will be there to help me now and in the future means quite a bit in this day and time.  Again, it has been a pleasure to participate in this program.

                                                                                                                                                                                --  Adrian Jones

I feel that this course is a major stepping stone, and one of the first true solid foundations from which I can base my knowledge on muscle building and living healthier.  I feel I had a good base in general knowledge to start with, but this course has surpassed my expectations and taught me more than I have ever thought possible.  I not only know all the basics to being a good trainer, but have been provided with tools and examples of how to broaden my clientele as a future personal trainer.

                                                                                                                                                                              ---Orlando Duane Antelope         

                                                        I would like to personally thank AFTA for these wonderful and online courses.  As the founder of Living Lean Within Your Means, which may be visited at , I am truly greatful for the knowledge I have gained through your courses.  I can assure you that your outreach educational programs are reaching my members and bettering many lives.

                                                                                                                                                                                  ----Laura Means    

I really enjoyed doing this course. It was really interesting and I feel I have learned so much.  I am already working in a gym and this has helped me so much. The course is so informative.  It was great!

                                                                                                                                                                                 ---      Triona Faapito                 

When I first signed up for AFTA, I was looking for a quick certification to hold me over until I could obtain what I thought at the time to be a more credible certification such as Ace, etc.  What I thought to be a 2nd class certification turned out to be a very informative in depth and thorough course.  I have 25 years of hands on experience in fitness training, but to my pleasant surprise, my AFTA certification course not only reminded me of information that I needed to be refreshed in, but it provided me with up to date knowledge of fitness training.  I will continue to use the information that I received from my certification course and the AFTA site itself for many years to come.

                                                                                                                                   --- Tom Zikuski 

"I think this online certification course is an excellent program. It proved to be a very well laid out website and was very easy to use. Being a student with a full class load at school it made it much easier for me to study at my own pace. A job well done."

                                                                                                     ----- Sean P. O'Neill               

I really loved the information on the test materials. I learned a lot and I think you are doing a great job. You seem like you're on top of it, just by me checking other certification companies. I chose you because I thought you are more credible and more worthy than the others that I had checked out. Thanks.

                                                                                                                                                                          -- Mike Soliman  

I am referring your company to all my friends as your customer support is OUTSTANDING!!  I have purchased other fitness manuals and gotten zero or crappy customer support. You have FAR surpassed my expectations!!

                                                                                                                                      --   Kristi Sanders  

I am looking forward to a new and exciting career as a certified personal trainer. I have been working out for years and have tried some personal workout regimes that worked and some that did not. AFTA program has enlighten me to new techniques I have recently tried and I have had tremendous results.  The AFTA program is clear cut, but filled with valuable information.  I have compared the program with several other programs and readings and I found the program to be right on target. I am excited!

                                                                                                                                 ---    Brian R. Lomax

When initially beginning the search for which certification to choose, I was going by fee.  But after going through the exams, the price wasn’t reflective of a ‘lesser’ certification.  I was very pleased with the ability to do this online and on my own time.  That is an attribute that not many certifications can boast.  And although I concede that there is no substitute for hands-on experience, it seems to me that AFTA will ensure that each person they certify is credible.  What I enjoyed the most was the animated graphics that was provided on the website – very well done

                                                                                                                                   --- Jonathan H. Still

AFTA has given me the opportunity to go forth with my own career goals, while raising a family.  Without the use of the online certification process, my goals would not be able to be obtained in a timely manner.  Considering children and a full time job, this certification allows me the opportunity to grow with my family.  Thank you AFTA!!!!

                                                                                                                              ---   Melissa Moore         

My name is Jason Williams and I am a 2002 graduate of Lynchburg College in Virginia.  I got my B.S. in Sports Medicine and ran track 4 years where I earned ALL-Conference in the High Jump.  I currently work at the Bel Air Athletic as a fitness instructor and personal trainer.  Since becoming certified by AFTA, I feel I have received an endless use of knowledge in the health and fitness field.  I am always checking the AFTA website for information and new trainers.  I am very proud to be a part of the AFTA family and hope to contribute more to AFTA 

                                                                                                                                  --- Jason Williams

I am currently a Licensed Physical Therapist Assisted and co-owner of United Health & Rehabilitation.....With my background in anatomy and physiology, rehabilitation, and exercise, this certification has been perfect for me...... I look forward to becoming  a part of AFTA and will recommend your services to those I encounter in the future.  Thank you for the user-friendly approach to becoming an instructor.

                                                                                                                                ---Jill Michelle Crafton  

I just want to take a moment and thank you for putting out such a detailed and informative course.  It was enjoyable to learn and concise with its instruction.  I will certainly use the information on your website for future reference and look forward to my other AFTA courses.  

                                                                                                                                          -----Damon Drougas

The home study course was very informative and up to date. I will continue to use my Personal Trainer handbook and Sports Nutrition Guidebook for future reference with all my clients. Thank You for such a great course!....No improvements are necessary!!

                                                                                                                             ----Raymond Camacho Jr

I wanted to let you know that I just received the AFTA certification package.  It looks very impressive and I am sure will open a lot of doors for me, should I need to look for a new job.  I will be very proud to
represent AFTA in my future endeavors.

                                                                                                                                       --- Vesselin Diev

I believe that the course material will be great for reference when needed.  It was interesting and there is a lot of useful information learned.  You have done a great job putting together such an information packed website.  Keep up the great work!   

                                                                                                                    ---Nane Kimijan


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