NASM-PES Certification

NASM PES Certification

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  • Performance Enhancement Specialization (PES) certification 
  • Can enhance a CPT certification 
  • Suitable for athletic trainers or physical therapists  
  • Some prerequisites required for PES 
  • 1-year timeline to complete course

In-Depth Review

PES Certification (2024): Strength and Conditioning and Continuing Education

PES Certification (2024): Strength and Conditioning and Continuing Education

Is this strength and conditioning certification right for you? Depending on your career goals, the PES Certification might be the next athletic performance cert for you. Read the full review.

Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Online final exam
  • Does not require recertification
  • Potential to earn CEUs
What needs improvement ...
  • 90-minute max for final exam
  • Not NCCA-accredited

Product Summary


Course type

Sport-specialized personal training certification

Course materials included

1-year access, lecture videos, demo videos, exercise library, online textbook

Exam type

Online, 100-multiple choice questions, 90-minute max

Payment plan available


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      The NAS-PES certification can help fitness industry professionals enhance their knowledge of strength and conditioning. The course features anatomy and physiology, plyometrics, speed, agility, resistance training, and olympic lifting to name a few. There is also a chapter on performance nutrition. The final exam can be taken online and is a 100 multiple choice question exam that has to be completed in 90 minutes.