About the PES course

An elite training program for fitness and enhanced athletic performance, the NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM PES) is designed for athletic trainers, chiropractors, physical therapists, coaches and other sports professionals who want to work with players at all levels, from secondary education and university tier, to professional and Olympic level athletes.

What will the PES course include?

The PES course gives professionals the ability to learn cutting-edge performance assessment techniques and sport-specific program design. It also includes  scientifically-valid, evidence-based applications which achieve remarkable results with top professionals and weekend warriors alike. Human movement  science such as postural considerations, the elements of an integrated performance profile and assessment, integrated program design, and nutrition are all  core concepts covered within the course.

How is the PES course delivered?

The PES course is delivered with a combination of online learning, study guide, manual and workshops days. This course can also be downloaded to iPod.

Practical course support

The course is supported by 1 day of practical application workshop.


  • Multiple choice theory exam (3 attempts 70% pass mark)