The Senior Fitness Instructor home study course
will teach you how to be a positive influence for clients, friends,
and family over the age of 50.
As a person ages, strength, flexibility, balance,
and cognition can decrease. With exercise, even on a modified
level, their physical and mental well-being can be improved or
Anatomy and physiology
Individual and group exercises
Understanding limitations and special needs
How to assess the client; includes classification
Selecting appropriate equipment
Exercises for machines and free weights; includes
Workout plans; includes modifications
Additional programs for running, cycling,
swimming, tennis and golf
Training principles for frail through experienced
Fun and social programs
Medical and program forms and questionnaires
Liability as a trainer
Minimum 21 years of age with prior experience as
a personal trainer OR
a degree in a fitness field with experience with exercise equipment
OR a good background with the use of exercise equipment and
free weights. Prior experience working with seniors would be
helpful but is not mandatory. AFTA does not require CPR
or first aid at the time of certification, but we strongly recommend
that you obtain them before you begin working as a Senior Fitness
Course and Exam:
THREE textbooks will be shipped to you within 3-5
business days by 3 day priority mail via the US Postal Service.
The exam will be included in the shipment. It consists of
true/false, short answers, and applications. A minimum score
of 85 is required to receive certification. You have 12 months
from the date of purchase to submit an exam. If you are not
successful on the first exam, you have 1 more attempt at no
additional cost within that 12 month enrollment period. We
will email your exam score within 5 business days.
AFTA requires completed CECs before the 2-year
expiration date on the certificate.
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If you prefer to order through the mail, we
accept US Postal or Western Union money orders. Those can be
sent to AFTA, P.O. Box 253, Ripley, TN 38063. In a
mailed order, please include your full name, complete mailing
address, email address (for tracking information), course you are
ordering, and a phone number.
For orders outside the US,
we only ship to US military personnel and to Canada.
AFTA offers an enrollment discount if you have
someone who wants to enroll with you. To find out how
many sets of books are included in the share textbook discount
partner program, please see notations at order area below.
Each person will receive his/her own exam. Partner programs
are for discount purchase only; each enrollee must complete his/her
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Senior Fitness for 1 person
$269.99 ( 1 book set)
Senior Fitness for 2 persons
$369.99 ( 1 book set )
Senior Fitness for 3 persons
$469.99 ( 1 book set)
Senior Fitness for 4 persons
$684.99 ( 2 book sets)
Senior Fitness for 5 persons
$799.99 ( 2 book sets )