FAI Functional Aging Specialist Course

$653.00 $400.00

Functional Aging Specialist Package: Bundled Home Study course for professionals to obtain Functional Aging Specialist certification and the “Introduction to Cancer Exercise” from CETI.  All Functional Aging Specialist coursework and Testing Included.  1 Year MedFit Network membership and 1 Year CETI FAS listing included ($653 Total Value).

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FAI-CETI-MFN Package Includes

  • FAI Functional Aging Specialist Certification ($399 Value)
  • CETI Introduction to Cancer Exercise ($35 Value)
  • 1 Year MedFit Network Membership & 1 Year CETI Directory Listing ($219 Value)
  • Total Value $653


Learn about what you’ll receive with specialist training from the industry leaders who have created these gold standard training programs: Andrea Leonard, President of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute, and Dr. Dan Ritchie, Co-Founder of the Functional Aging Institute.

Andrea Leonard: Webinar on Exercise And Cancer Patients – An Overview Into Techniques VIEW THE FREE WEBINAR>>

Dr. Dan Ritchie: Webinar on The Functional Aging Training Model And Why It Will Change The Future Of Our Aging Population. VIEW THE FREE WEBINAR>>

FAI Functional Aging Specialist™

The FAI Functional Aging Specialist is the complete certification program for the serious fitness professional who is ready to become an expert in functional aging and training of older adults. You will receive in-depth training on functional training strategies and movements; how to conduct meaningful assessments of function; how to create and develop effective exercise programs; and critical skills to be an effective professional with this client base.

You do not need to be a Certified Personal Trainer from another organization to take this course. Whether you have been in the industry for years, or this is your first certification, this Specialist will prepare you to be the local go-to expert on training mature clients. There is not another certification in the fitness industry that utilizes the Functional Aging Training Model for how to approach training for the mature population.
This will be the credential of choice for years to come for those specializing in the 50+ market.

You will receive instructions to enroll for the course which will be delivered to you online (study at your own pace). Upon completion of the study material you’ll sit through a timed online testing phase. Upon completion and passing of the test you’ll be given a certification and the ability to use Functional Aging Specialist™ in your title and marketing material.

Introduction to Cancer Exercise ($49.99 Value)

The “Introduction to Cancer Exercise” is an excellent resource for any professional and provided as part of the Functional Aging Specialist purchase.  This 116 page book provides an excellent resource for understanding the effects on exercise programming for 25 types of cancer, and provides an introduction to the detailed knowledge and training available with the full program of Cancer Exercise Specialist™ Advanced Qualification.

As you utilize the informtion in “Introduction to Cancer Exercise” consider the next steps and completing the CES Advanced Qualification home study and testing in order to receive your Advanced Qualification as a Cancer Exercise Specialist™.


Introduction to Cancer Exercise Cancer Exercise Training InstituteThis 116 page guide provides a comprehensive introduction to 25 types of cancer and will provide an understanding of how surgery and treatments affect the ability to exercise, with tips on how to begin thinking about the unique approaches to exercise needed for clients and their health care teams.

The information is founded on collaboration with the chiefs of breast surgery at Georgetown, George Washington, and Johns’ Hopkins University Hospital Medical Centers, and developed by Andrea Leonard, 34-year cancer survivor, author of “Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors,” NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist, and President/Founder of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute.

The information and coursework research behind the Cancer Exercise Training Institute began in 1995 and is now in the 11th edition with updated research added annually.

1 Year MedFit Network Membership & 1 Year CETI Directory Listing ($219 Value)

* Receive a  1-year listing on our International Cancer Exercise Specialist Directory highlighting your capabilities as a Functional Aging Specialist-bringing clients to you.

* Purchase the Functional Aging Specialist ™  receive a one year membership to the Medical Fitness Network (value $169). The MedFit Network will help you reach new clients who are looking for fitness and allied health professionals with these skills.

CEU’s available for most certifying bodies, most will honor 14-22 credit hours.


The FAI-CETI-MFN Exclusive Offer is available for a limited time – You will receive access to the “Introduction to Cancer Exercise” upon purchase and email/login information within 48 hours for access and instructions for all training materials and testing instructions for the FAI Functional Aging Specialist™.  CETI Directory listing and MFN Membership is provided upon successful completion with a passing score for the FAI Functional Aging Specialist certification. 

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