NASM Certified Wellness Coach (CNC)

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National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

NASM Certified Wellness Coach (CNC)


NASM’s Certified Wellness Coach is an online program providing core coaching skills, rooted in practical application, combined with understanding the business of coaching. Providing evidence-based knowledge across five major areas: movement (fitness); nutrition; mental and emotional wellbeing (brain health); recovery and regeneration; and coaching. Completion of this certification prepares the Certified Wellness Coach to create lasting change customized to the client’s goals and needs. 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate core competencies in coaching (empathy, authenticity, motivation/adherence, communication, etc.).
  • Explain the intersection of the components (nutrition, movement, mental and emotional well-being, recovery, and regeneration) of wellness in facilitating overall well-being and optimizing self-efficacy and capacity.
  • Determine evidence-based and relevant sources of information to inform effective coaching practices.
  • Demonstrate the principles and practices of an effective coaching session.
  • Determine individualized coaching strategies, which guide clients from intake to self-sufficiency.

Specific titles given may include:

  • Wellness Coach


  • None

Timeline: Course content is studied at your own pace with 5-year access. Exam expires 365 days from date of purchase

Delivery Method: Online - study anywhere, anytime

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