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300,000 Certifications Worldwide

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143 Countries Around The Globe

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30+ Years in Fitness Certifications

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Starting and Growing a Performance Training Facility

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About The Course

Michael Waters NASM-CPT, PES Owner, Phase 1 Sports

Michael Waters built a name in the sports industry by combining exceptional skills in entrepreneurship, performance training, and marketing. His leadership has played a major role in the success of hundreds of athletes. As the founder and owner of Phase 1 Sports Training facility (Las Vegas), he has created a system that has proven to be successful.

Michael was named the Nevada Microenterprise Initiative Business Person of the Year. He is also an active participant in the Clark County School District PAYBAC, and Stay in School Mentoring Project. He is also very active with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a number of other charitable organizations. Michael is a certified personal trainer and performance enhancement specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Building a business does not happen overnight. The dream may but the creation of it does not. Once the plan is set in motion, it may change as unforeseen circumstances occur in your implementation. Michael Waters, a former collegiate football player turned athlete performance facility owner, shares his systemic 10-year growth from training children in a park to owning one of the most successful athlete performance training centers in Las Vegas.


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The ISSA program provided me with the flexibility to achieve my certification while maintaining a full time career, being a parent of two active grade school children and husband.

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