T H I S I S U S
BETTER CALL DOC ACADEMY
SPORTS MEDICINE ACADEMY
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF MONTSERRAT
FITNESS EDUCATION TAUGHT BY
NASM MASTER TRAINERS,
The Academy + NASM has 18 NASM certification programs on its calendar
For new trainers + already certified trainers who want to become specialists
Earn your NASM Certified Personal Trainer credential through an official partner school. Get hands-on training, learn from top instructors and set your career up for unparalleled success.
NASM works with the Better Call Doc Academy to provide this education & practical experience with
MOST RESPECTED NAME IN FITNESS CERTIFICATION.
Now in its 34th year, the National Academy of Sports Medicine has been world-renowned for
1) the quality of its personal trainers and
2) the scientific rigor of its program.
At the root of all fitness programs, NASM offers the world-class Certified Personal Training (CPT) program. The CPT program is taught, mentored & coached by the Better Call Doc Academy. This will guarantee successful completion of the program.
NASM numerous specializations can take your personal training accreditation & skills to a whole new level. NASM courses are founded upon its Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model, a system based on scientific, evidence-based research. The BCD Academy fully endorses the OPT evidence-based model of practice.
In the last 10 years, NASM has certified and re-certified over 190,000 personal trainers.
Thanks to its dazzling array of specialties, NASM can now train anyone from 9 to 99 years old.
NASM’s exclusive Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model offers an industry-first comprehensive training system based on scientific, evidence-based research.
The NASM® CPT - BETTER CALL DOC ACADEMY online personal training certification is proudly accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
The NCCA is a nationally recognized third party agency that accredits certification programs which are able to meet and comply with its standards.
The mission of NCCA is to help ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the public through the accreditation of certification programs that assess professional competence.
Its purpose is to provide the public and other stakeholders the means by which to identify certification programs that serve their competency assurance needs in a profession.
NASM/AFAA CERTIFICATION GOVERNING BOARD
The NASM-CPT program is governed by a board of seven persons that set policies for the certification and recertification processes and act on violations of the Testing Code of Code and Professional Code of Conduct.
THE BETTER CALL DOC ACADEMY & the AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF MONTSERRAT FACULTY OF MEDICINE are independantly governed. BCD Academy also functions alongside the guidance of the Deans of Medicine Academic (Montserrat Campus) & Clinical Rotations (Chicago Jackson Park Hospital). The CPT NASM-BCD Academy program is also offered by the University to Faculty of Medicine students.
NASM and the BCD Academy as well as the UNIVERSITY OF MONTSERRAT do not discriminate against any individual because of age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.
All materials taught as adjusted for any additional markers that may offer academic challenges for the student.
NASM and its designated test vendors endorse and adhere to the principles of equal opportunity.
Empower fitness professionals with the most respected solutions to set them apart as leaders in the industry.
WHY CHOOSE NASM?
WHY CHOOSE BCD ACADEMY?
FIRST CHOICE BEST CHOICE
For more than 30 years, NASM has been the first choice around the world for people to turn their passion for fitness into a career. NASM has proven to be the industry leader in certifying tomorrow’s fitness leaders today. With its new and improved content, you’re getting the latest the industry has to offer compared to other fitness certification programs that run on outdated information.
UPDATED & UP TO DATE
The updated NASM-CPT program provides aspiring fitness professionals with the most current science and content about exercise technique, instruction, and program design. The all-new Sports Nutrition Coach Certification helps sports coaches and personal trainers alike improve their clients’ strength and conditioning through specialized nutrition programs meant to maximize performance.
With blending fitness and nutrition, you get the latest techniques to provide today’s athletes to become tomorrow’s leaders on the court. Expand your health and fitness knowledge, get access to unparalleled support and the knowledge of the best and brightest experts in the industry. NASM & BCD ACADEMY offers the bundling of its Sports Nutrition & Fitness with the CPT Certification Program. Talk our our Admissions Director to see if a bundling program is the right fit for you.
BCD ACADEMY TEAMING UP WITH NASM - GUARANTEED SUCCESS
Did you know that the pass rate of NASM exams is low? There's a reason for that.
NASM will not compromise it's reputation by allowing for easy-passes on their examination. With that said, they recognize that education institutions along with its staff experts is the solution to give the student the chance to succeed and have a learning experience they will relate to and commit it to experience and memory. In other words, our graduates will pass and be better trainers.
It gets better. Our Academy is a consortium with our University's Faculty of Medicine so you would be a Faculty of Medicine specialized program graduate. Imagine that!
YOUR KNOWLEDGE IS YOUR POWER
Our Deans of Medicine know education and will expand your experiences and knowledge to include patient experiences. This is a great way to learn. We also understand and know all the secrets to writing long and hard exams.
PAIN THERAPY PRACTITIONER [PTP] & THE CPT
You should know that the Academy also grants certificates of completion so if you decide not to write the NASM exam you will graduate with the Academy & be granted practice licensing certification that will allow you to work with Better Call Doc. That means more patient and client referrals to you, opportunities to do business with us, join our faculty team and expand your knowledge with our programs that allow you to treat pain such as the Pain Therapy Practitioner program. [PTP]
Our style of teaching uses a university-based approach that will guarantee your success and reframe your learning style to being a life-long learning. We use a M.I.C. (copyright) approach to teaching which allows you to graduate faster than the typical timeline of NASM courses. This is accomplished with individualized synchronous (live) Mentoring, Instruction and Coaching. So once you graduate, you too can become an Academy M.I.C., recruit and help other future trainers.