Uniting the certified Health/Fitness Professionals
“Unifying the Fitness IndustryProfessions for Self Regulation” An ASFP Presentation
Who is the American Society of Fitness Professionals? • The ASFP is a Non-Profit Trade Association. • The ASFP represents Certified fitness professionals. • The ASFP is founded by fitness professionals for fitness professionals. • The ASFP is comprised of medical and fitness industry insight.
What is our initiatives? The primary purpose of the ASFP is unifying all certified health/fitness professionals to provide minimal fitness professional standards through a “general assembly” vote. Some of the issue covered are 1. Education 2. CEU’s 3. Practice and scope .
Where is the ASFP Headquarters? The ASFP headquarters is located in Washington, DC. The ASFP will work with National, State, and Local legislation regarding the fitness profession and programs surrounding physical activity
How do we unify the industry? The ASFP’s solutions to fitness professional issues are to • Gather all certified fitness professionals into a “general assembly”. • Construct diverse open committees to provide insight on standards and practices. • Have the “general assembly” vote on the standards. • Implement the standards set forth by the general assembly.
How does the ASFP operate? The ASFP’s solutions to operating innovatively for cost effectiveness and optimal outcomes are to • provide online voting for membership • provide online interactive Board of Directors meetings • build partnerships with the medical and fitness industries to cross over print and media outlets • provide a platform for effective self regulation
Who is on the Board?The ASFP Board of Directors will be comprised of ASFP staff(non-vote) and 9 certified practicing fitness professionals.Directors will serve a two (2) year term and cannot serveconsecutive terms.
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Join the ASFP today! Come be a part of the ASFP membership and let’s work together to solve the issues facing our profession. If we improve our profession, we will improve the quality of services we provide and become stronger in protecting our profession. It’s our responsibility to protect and grow our profession. Together we can help to build the bridges for a healthy tomorrow!