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National Academy of Sports Medicine® Expands Global Access to Its Online Personal Trainer Program: Now Available in Arabic and Chinese

April 12, 2022

GILBERT, Ariz. National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM®), the global leader in fitness certifications, is excited to announce that its revolutionary online Personal Trainer learning program is now available in two new languages, simplified Chinese and modern Arabic. With these newly available translation options, personal trainer learners worldwide can experience NASM’s resources, expert insights, and science-backed coursework to help elevate their careers in fitness.

“This is a significant step forward in bringing NASM’s world-class programs to a growing global fitness population,” said Laurie McCartney, president of Ascend Learning’s fitness & wellness segment, which includes NASM. “Demand for the knowledge and tools NASM offers has never been higher. We are excited to support more fitness professionals globally as they begin successful careers helping transform lives.”

Nearly 1.2 billion people throughout the world speak Chinese and another 330 million make Arabic their first language. With this expansion, NASM is increasing access to its innovative learning platform. Participants can also look forward to all-new biodigital 3D models, a revamped study guide, and insightful Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) videos.

For more information on these programs, visit nasm.org.

About NASM: The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) is a global leader in fitness education and certifications. Building on over 35 years of expertise, NASM programs create a roadmap for fitness professionals to help their clients achieve better physical and mental performance in athletics and everyday life. NASM provides an industry-first training system, with the Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model, creating robust courses and content based solely on science-backed research. NASM has educated over 1.4 million fitness professionals in over 100 countries, creating a global space for optimal wellbeing and fitness. Learn more at nasm.org.