SFA offers senior specific fitness education in three distinct areas of practical application as well as our new Brain Fitness for Older Adults program.
You can specialize in group exercise classes, low impact aerobic dance, seated aerobics, stretching, resistance band workouts, exercising with hand-held weights, and other forms of strength conditioning. Lead dynamic walking programs and matchless swimming pool classes! Explore the lively science of movement-to-music programming.
Work with clients one-on-one and in optimal small-group settings. We emphasize functional fitness training and assessments, expert strength training, individualized aerobic and flexibility prescriptions, senior sports conditioning, post-rehab training, and total wellness counseling. SFA empowers you to operate your own business with flexible hours and unlimited earning potential.
You can share health and hope with frail elderly and disabled older adults in nursing homes, adult day-care centers, and assisted living environments. Learn how to work productively with regard to stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and other serious medical concerns. Lead model chair-seated exercise classes, wheelchair sports, and mental fitness activities. Learn strategies for fighting depression, enhancing self-esteem, increasing functional independence, and improving quality of life.
SFA credentials are nationally recognized as a mark of professional excellence.
The American Senior Fitness Association provides convenient training options through our distance education process or at one of our review/ testing workshops.
COMPLETE YOUR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM WHERE YOU WANT, WHEN YOU WANT
SFA’s "distance education" process enables you to earn a respected SFA Certificate of Advanced Qualification with:
SFA’s convenient testing process is conducted at the location of your choice when it suits your schedule. Take your examination in your own hometown, and get your results fast.
Schedule two hours to complete the timed, closed-book examination, which employs a multiple choice format to present an intensive battery of 180 questions both on theoretical issues and on practical applications.
Simply arrange for your test to be proctored by a qualified local professional. SFA will approve public school teachers, college and university professors, librarians, and clergy as proctors.
Easy-to-follow distance-testing instructions come in your Advanced Qualification training package. Or, call us today for details! At SFA, we’re making high quality fitness education more convenient and accessible than ever.For complete distance education information and the proctor application form, please click here.