Industry Affiliations & Accreditations

The International Health, Racquet & Sports Club Association is the fitness industry’s only global trade association. IHRSA represents over 9,000 for profit health and fitness facilities and over 650 supplier companies in 75 countries.
The National Board of Fitness Examiners (NBFE) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure to the public that qualified fitness professionals who have successfully passed the National Board examination have achieved an approved level of competency in the health and fitness industry. The NBFE promotes the services of qualified fitness professions as a viable means of improving public health.
NASM Logo ISFTA is proud to be a NASM Approved Provider.
AFAA LOGO ISFTA is proud to be a AFAA Approved Provider.
IDEA Health & Fitness Association is the world’s leading membership organization of health and fitness professionals with more than 19,000 members in more than 80 countries. Since 1982, IDEA has provided health and fitness professionals with pertinent information, educational opportunities, career development and industry leadership while helping them enhance the quality of life worldwide through safe, effective fitness and healthy lifestyle programs.
IDEA Fitness Connect is the largest fitness professional directory, connecting more than 16 million consumers to more than 200,000 fitness professionals with credentials verified by the top 23 fitness certification bodies.
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Approved Providers, Assigned Schools and entry level State Licensure Exams. International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association, LLC (ISFTA) is proud to be approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.
ISFTA is an approved educational provider through CE Broker. To better serve our students & expedite the process more efficiently we are also approved to electronically submit your credits directly to CE Broker.