About this course

The NASM PES self- study course offers an advanced learning experience, focused on helping you provide cutting-edge performance training for your clients. You will be able to advance your career and reach a new clientele seeking peak performance, while guiding your current clients to reach their maximum performance potential.

With the NASM-PES you can:

  • Improve your personal training marketability with this prestigious NASM credential.
  • Increase earning power—up to 40% more than other Certified Personal Trainers without the NASM-PES designation.*
  • Offer more powerful, dynamic exercise techniques, maximise performance and help prevent injuries.
  • Gain additional expertise with NASM’s in sports performance psychology, sports nutrition and ergogenic aids.


When you successfully complete NASM Essentials of Sports Performance Training you should have the ability to:

  • Identify the foundational principles that lead to enhanced sports performance for athletes of various fitness needs and goals.
  • Design safe and effective training programmes used for improving performance amongst various sports.
  • Evaluate exercise selection, execution, and technique specific to sports performance.
  • Determine performance assessments used to assess and program for athletes in different seasons throughout a training year.


This qualification gains you 10 CIMPSA Developmental CPD points.


Find out more about the Premium version of the PES Self-Study with added Bonus Content here.

*2014 Annual NASM-CPT Survey

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • A current NASM-CPT certification (or a current health and fitness certification accredited by NCCA, NBFE or DET).

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By gaining the skill set to effectively train athletes at all levels in both one-on-one and team settings, you’ll be able to open new career opportunities.  The NASM PES will also allow you to earn a level 4 equivalent qualification worth 10 CIMPSA Developmental CPD points and recognized by AIQ, along with being awarded a lifetime credential as an NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist upon completion.

The NASM Performance Enhancement Specialisation (NASM-PES) Self-Study program includes everything you need to successfully achieve the NASM-PES credential. This online-based program includes:

  • Syllabus & Study Guide
  • Online Textbook
  • NEW Lecture Videos
  • NEW Application “How To” Videos
  • Exercise Libraries
  • NEW Module Quizzes
  • NEW 2 Practice Exams (100 questions each)
  • Online PES Exam (3 free attempts)


Table of Contents

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Essentials of Integrated Training
  • Human Movement Science
  • Sports Performance Testing
  • Flexibility Training
  • Metabolic Training
  • Core Training
  • Balance Training
  • Plyometric Training
  • Speed, Agility, Quickness Training
  • Resistance Training
  • Olympic Lifting
  • The OPT Model
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports Performance Nutrition
  • Ergogenic Aids
  • Sports Psychology

This course is hosted entirely online via the NASM US website.

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