The ISSA Division Breakdown

ISSA Public Division

  • No restrictions—open to current students, current members, and the general public
Primary Function
  • Encourage enrollment in ISSA education programs
  • Provide information via articles and links on health and fitness
  • Enrollment pages for Fitness Certification Courses
  • Enrollment pages for Continuing Education Courses
  • Exercise Lab of 25 exercises cosponsored by HyperStrike
  • Blog
  • Job opening SUBMISSION pages (for gyms/corp fitness facilities/etc.)
  • Tools to assess career switch readiness

ISSA Education Division

  • Access restricted to students enrolled in ISSA education courses, and ISSA certified members in good standing
Primary Function
  • Teach
  • Provide specialized education in health and fitness
  • Online course material for certification courses, including course quizzes
  • Question Board
  • Audio tutorials
  • Audio pronunciation guides
  • Exercise videos
  • Online seminar video
  • Exercise lab of 600 audio, video exercises co-sponsored by HyperStrike
  • Toll free (800) 892-4772 phone support by in house professors

ISSA Professional Division

  • Exam access for ISSA students qualified to sit for final exam Full access for ISSA certified members in good standing
Primary Function
  • Administer final exams
  • Issue certification
  • Oversee maintenance of professional status (CEUs)
  • Online final exams
  • Downloadable final exam PDFs
  • Certified logos and forms
  • Renewal packet and application
  • Alumni Board
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Job Posting List
  • Merchant Account Options
  • Online Fitness Training cosponsored by HyperStrike
  • Fitness professional article archives
  • Alliance exclusive discounts/promotions (e.g. business cards, business opportunities
  • GI Bill Reimbursement Forms
  • Continuing Education (Re-Certification)
  • Job Resources
  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer Forms (PDF)
  • Online continuing education courses

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Being apart of ISSA has brought me so many opportunities and will continue to do so.

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Having the backing of ISSA I feel confident that I am helping to change people's lives through fitness and I am very passionate about that! I am excited to meet new clients and help them start their fitness journeys.

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ISSA was the best choice for my certification. It's self paced and has really good material to enhance you knowledge.

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Now, I can confidently provide them with knowledgeable fitness information that I have gained from my own fitness journey, and my training provided by ISSA.

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