New York City's Leading Personal Training School Is Awarded National Accreditation

Focus Personal Training Institute Offers a Hands-on Intensive Curriculum to Ensure Graduates Stand out and Succeed in a Competitive Fitness Industry

Jan 22, 2014, 11:40 ET from Focus Personal Training Institute

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Focus Personal Training Institute (FPTI), a New York City-based private school for personal training, is pleased to announce it has been awarded national accreditation by The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).  Located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of New York City, FPTI houses classrooms and training floors customized to enhance the learning process for all of its students. The goal at FPTI is to not only prepare students for a professionally rewarding career in the industry of today and tomorrow through hands-on training, but students will also be prepared to sit for and pass a national personal trainer certification exam.

The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education's evaluation process included an extensive self-study by the institution and an intensive review by a visiting team of professional educators. FPTI was recognized by the council for not only meeting these standards required by the Commission, but also for meeting the needs of its students, the community and employers. The Council also awarded FPTI a written commendation for an outstanding facility.

FPTI's parent company, FocusNYC, is a thriving personal training business known for their high powered roster of clients which includes CEOs, royalty and celebrities.

"We are beyond thrilled about FPTI's accreditation," said Joe Masiello, co-owner and President of Development. "It is simply a validation of the role that our exceptional faculty, trainers and state-of-the-art facilities play in providing an unsurpassed education for all students that come to us." 

"It has always been our goal to provide an exclusive curriculum to our graduates that will allow them to master the practical and academic tools needed to surpass the competition and ultimately succeed as personal trainers," said Gabriel Valencia, co-owner and President of Operations. "This accreditation award simply affirms that."

FPTI certificate programs provide technical knowledge and hands-on practical skills from exercise physiology and injury prevention to nutrition.

About The Focus Personal Training Institute 
Focus Personal Training Institute is a nationally accredited private school licensed by the NYS Department of Education. FPTI was founded in 2010 by Gabe Valencia and Joe Masiello and is headquartered in New York City. The institute is widely recognized for utilizing the most qualified teachers in the fitness industry along with its exclusive curriculum and outstanding hands-on training.  For more information please visit or call 212.980.8744.

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