The Functional Aging Specialist is the credential of choice for the personal trainer specializing in fitness for older adults.  It includes over 10 hours of online content with the option of a live one day workshop.


The Functional Aging Group Exercise Specialist is for the group exercise and bootcamp instructor specializing in group programs and circuits for older adults.  It includes over 10 hours of online content with the option of a live one day workshop


FAI continues to develop unique specialty certifications and continuing education programs so you can increase your expertise and hone your skills with mature adults of all abilities.

Welcome to FAI Education

We think training older clients is the most challenging, interesting and satisfying opportunity for any fitness professional. In fact, we love it so much that is ALL we do. We are the world-class leaders in training older adults and our unique, evidence-based approach to exercise can help you improve functional outcomes with all of your mature clients.

Our online digital education platform allows you to learn at home, work or on-the-go at your convenience and at your pace. Each course is optimized for mobile devices such as smart phones and iPads. In-depth text, practical videos and narrated PowerPoint all help to communicate the material in a student-friendly manner.

What can FAI do for you?

Become a Better Trainer

Nobody does functional training for older adults better than FAI.  The core of the FAI approach is the Functional Aging Training Model (FATM) which is built around the widely recognized theory of function called the Modified Disablement Model (used by the World Health Organization).  We add to this the latest scientific evidence and our 20+ years of experience with adults of all abilities to create a safe and effective training methodology.


Grow Your Business

Increase your revenues, profitability and impact by growing your business with the active aging population.  If you want to earn your first six figures or grow your business to seven we can provide you with the marketing, sales and retention strategies you need to attract and retain mature clients.

Become a Member

Join FAI to take advantage of exclusive benefits and discounts

Finally your complete done for you FAI business model, from training to marketing, sales and even pricing.  We have the complete turn-key systems in place for you to add to your existing business or to start from scratch.


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