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CrossFit Inc. is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of human health and athletic performance. CrossFit Inc. provides a precise definition of fitness and builds on the foundation that fitness is observable, measurable, and repeatable.

CrossFit Inc.'s open‐source approach focuses on results‐based fitness education and training, demonstrated through research and study; observation; innovation; and practical application.

The mission of CrossFit Inc. is to establish and support an international community of authentic fitness practitioners through open source publication, education, certification, and affiliate participation.

The Certified CrossFit Trainer (CCFT) designs and leads CrossFit workouts for both groups and individuals, from beginning to advanced, that are safe, effective, and appropriate for individuals who are apparently healthy or have medical clearance to exercise. The CCFT teaches, assesses, guides and corrects the performance of functional movements, educates and inspires clients about fitness- and health-related topics, such as nutrition, to help them in adopting healthful behaviors that facilitate exercise program success, and recognizes the limitations of his or her own knowledge and skill set and refers to other professionals when appropriate.

Before scheduling a CCFT exam, you must meet the prerequisites, apply, pay the designated fee, and receive an authorization-to-test email from CrossFit Inc. For more information, visit the CrossFit Certification website.

Scheduling for a computer-based exam

Your authorization-to-test email will tell you the first and last dates you may take the exam. It is up to you to make an appointment to take the exam in that timeframe. Exam appointments may be made up to one business day in advance. Locations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Schedule Test Online
  • Schedule Test Over the Phone

After you schedule your exam, Pearson VUE will send you a confirmation email listing your exam date, your exam time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

If you choose to schedule online, you will have to create a Pearson VUE web account. Please note that account activation may require up to 24 hours. You will be notified by email when your Pearson VUE account is activated. When creating your account and scheduling your exam, you will need your CrossFit candidate ID number from the authorization-to-test email.

Before the exam date, you may want to visit the Pearson VUE Testing Tutorial to become familiar with the computer-based testing system.

Last updated 2013-04-30