FAI Education

Get certified with FAI and become the “go to” functional aging expert.


The Functional Aging Specialist is the credential of choice for the personal trainer specializing in fitness for older adults.  It includes over 10 hours of online content with the option of a live one day workshop.


The Functional Aging Group Exercise Specialist is for the group exercise and bootcamp instructor specializing in group programs and circuits for older adults.  It includes over 10 hours of online content with the option of a live one day workshop


FAI continues to develop unique specialty certifications and continuing education programs so you can increase your expertise and hone your skills with mature adults of all abilities.


There is nothing better that you can do for your business than to get a coach or a mentor. Find out who FAI can help you build the business of your dreams with mature clients.

Welcome to FAI Education

We think training older clients is the most challenging, interesting and satisfying opportunity for any fitness professional. In fact, we love it so much that is ALL we do. We are the world-class leaders in training older adults and our unique, evidence-based approach to exercise can help you improve functional outcomes with all of your mature clients.

Our online digital education platform allows you to learn at home, work or on-the-go at your convenience and at your pace. Each course is optimized for mobile devices such as smart phones and iPads. In-depth text, practical videos and narrated PowerPoint all help to communicate the material in a student-friendly manner.

What can FAI do for you?

Become a Better Trainer

Nobody does functional training for older adults better than FAI.  The core of the FAI approach is the Functional Aging Training Model (FATM) which is built around the widely recognized theory of function called the Modified Disablement Model (used by the World Health Organization).  We add to this the latest scientific evidence and our 20+ years of experience with adults of all abilities to create a safe and effective training methodology.

Grow Your Business

Increase your revenues, profitability and impact by growing your business with the active aging population.  If you want to earn your first six figures or grow your business to seven we can provide you with the marketing, sales and retention strategies you need to attract and retain mature clients.

Become a Member

Join FAI to take advantage of exclusive benefits and discounts

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Anchor Point Training

Do you want more from your training? Do you want to enjoy your training, do you want to train smarter? Do you want your training to be more interesting? Do you want to be able to train where you want to be, do you want to train more efficiently, do you want to move better, feel better, live better , live longer ?



Earn CEUs learning a simple and versatile overview to anchored resistance training that will teach you how to get more from all anchored tools like suspension straps, resistance bands, cable machines, land mines, battle ropes and pulling sleds.


Start training smarter anywhere with these efficient full body exercise routines. Over come the diminishing returns of mindless repetition, progress your training with fresh , interesting and effective new moves.


Get the state of the art suspension and elastic resistance gear, guaranteed to provide smart , effective training for performance in sport and a better quality of living. Life is only as good as you feel.


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