Being qualified once as a Sports Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Level-1, or a Certified Sports Nutritionist Level-2 Masters once is not enough to remain qualified. Science and research change all the time and one must remain relevant in order to deliver the best results to your client, also yourself.
Introducing the GPNi® "Certificate Series" Sports Nutrition Coach (SNC®) focussed courses on specific sports, genders & population.
100% online learning no matter where you are in the world and what language you read or speak with the GPNi®. List of current SNC® related certificates available now and coming soon for 2022.
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GPNi® is the official global online partner for The International Society of Sports Nutrition, The ISSN®.
GPNi® is an-all access portal, to begin and advance your in sports nutrition to an elite level with blossoming career opportunities.
GPNi® is the world’s first science backed performance nutrition online education portal to be offered in multiple countries and available in multiple languages.
GPNi® has a unique blend of on-demand content, together with live tutorials and classroom style online solution to give the most authentic and quality education solution.
Plug into the world’s network fellow fitness professionals and business owners for career and learning opportunities like no other certification offers.
Exclusive access to the world’s most famous and leading sports nutrition researchers and experts through the GPNi® “Access to Experts” live tutorials. Upgrade your knowledge also global network like no other certification can.
Since 2003, The ISSN® has certified thousands of Sports Nutrition Specialist (SNS), and Sports Nutritionists (CISSN Master Level) across the world to ensure to upgrade their knowledge and skills; all of which is backed by science and research.
“I was looking for the perfect course that combined theoretical knowledge and practical experience in sports nutrition for many years. After much research, I chose The ISSN Sports Nu...
As qualified nutritionist myself, I am so happy I signed up for the SNS certification. I learned a great deal more about sports nutrition that I had originally imagined. Having access to world r...
The importance of nutrition in performance is well-known; yet a-majority of certifications will either barely scratch the surface or offer a “Nutrition 101” version of the information.&nbs...
Being a Fitness professional I have been searching quality Sports Nutrition courses in depth and I was very happy to study with the GPNi® the ISSN-SNS certification course provides much detailed i...
Over the past few years, my interest in sports and nutrition grew, while the different concepts and opinions seemed confusing. The SNS course was a challenge for me, as I have no prior educational bac...
Transforming my body and life in the past few years wasn’t easy work - it took a lot of perseverance. 35kg body fat loss would have been impossible without the right knowledge and attitude...
I am so happy I signed up for the SNS certification. I learned a great deal more about sports nutrition that I had originally imagined. To grow your career in fitness, where nutrition is often 8...
As a qualified master chef in the plant-based meat game, I need to continuously improve my understanding of nutrition to improve what we make. Taking the course with Dr Reid Real was fantastic and I h...
Being a fitness professional and business owner providing the top-quality service and advice to clients, I need to be on the top of my game at all times. Studying and being certified by the glob...
“Every day I engage with athletes in my practice, helping them improve their training, body composition, recovery, and competition performance through nutrition. In order to be the best athlete, coach, or scientist you can be, you need to constantly improve and refine your practices. A key part of this is receiving the most up today evidenced-based information in your field.”
“I am proud to have co-authored the latest version of the all-new ISSN-SNS international certification course by the GPNi®. For those looking to upgrade yourselves to the elite level and be international certified, this is the certification for you.”
“Your Nutrition Key”
The Global Performance Nutrition Institute, GPNi® was founded in 2018 and is the official partner for The International Society of Sports Nutrition.
GPNi® is an-all access portal, to begin and advance your in sports nutrition. GPNi® is the world’s first science-backed performance nutrition online education portal to be offered in multiple countries and available in multiple languages.,
Grow your career and be educated with the GPNI® courses and workshops. Get certified today with the most trusted authority in sports nutrition science, The ISSN!
Students are required to obtain 10 Continued Education Credits (CEC) every 2years to remain qualified and eligible for the PNE Level-1 + SNS and PNE Level-2 Masters + CISSN international certifications.
CEC Points Policy Table
Sports Nutrition Coach (SNC ®) certificate continued education programs at or above 12hours in length.
Sports Nutrition Coach (SNC ®) certificate continued education programs at or above 8hours in length.
On-demand seminars by the ISSN® or GPNi®. Four hours to one full day in length – each day.
Every active year of membership
Online and offline seminars “live” with the ISSN® at or above 4 hours to 1 full day in length – each day.
Books & approved resource products
Online Tests & Exams
Online tests and exams
To submit your Continued Education approval please email to email@example.com or submit directly through your GPNi online Student Centre.
A question often asked is why both the PNE-L1 + ISSN-SNS, also the PNE-L2 Masters + ISSN-CISSN (Certified Sports Nutritionist) certification course by the GPNi, are superior compared to other sports nutrition certifications in the world, such as:
There are many reasons why the GPNi international certifications course is superior to all others. Please review below these five key points that make this certification superior to other sports nutrition certifications in the world:
Point One: Created by The Real Experts & Pioneers
The #1 reason is that NONE of these other sports’ nutrition certifications are created by experts in the field, but rather copied and pasted works from other research publications. Other sports nutrition programs are cookie-cutter online, simple courses made for the mass market and simply there to make money, but not bring any real tangible value to the students. Often the is the case, the materials themselves are put together by interns or outsourced to 3rd parties.
The authors and creators of the ISSN certifications and all course content by the GPNi are created by the original Ph.D. researchers and pioneers of sports nutrition.
If you want 2nd or even 3rd hand-non-authentic content that is likely outdated, then the other certifications may be for you. If you are enjoying the most updated, science-backed, authentic, and directly from the source, then the GPNi certifications courses are for you!
Point Two: CISSN The Only Globally Recognized & Respected Certification
The ISSN certifications and courses by the GPNi are the only truly recognized academic and university-recognized certifications. Many dieticians, nutritionists, and others that do not have enough knowledge in Sports Nutrition will elect to be certified with the ISSN-CISSN, as the CISSN (standing for Certified Sports Nutritionist) is the only globally recognized acronym they can use next to their name and credentials. You will see many academics and master-level trainers with their names and the “CISSN” acronym next to their names.
None of the other cookie-cutter sports nutrition certifications have this value or respect by dieticians and nutritionists worldwide.
Be proud to flash your credentials next to your name, “John Smith, CISSN, or Jane Smith, CISSN,” like no other certification can offer.
PLEASE NOTE: For those looking to enroll in the PNE-L1 + ISSN-SNS, this is your first step towards obtaining the master’s Level certification as you must first have Level-1 before enrolling into the Level-2 Masters's course. Other entry routes are if you are pre-qualified to do so (dietician, nutritionist). If so, contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org to see if you are, or apply directly with the “GPNi Masters Pack,” which includes both PNE-L1 + SNS and PNE-L2 + CISSN together with a package price.
Point Three: Only Dedicated True Sports Nutrition Certification
All the ISSN certifications on the GPNi portal are dedicated to the highest level of sports nutrition, research, education, and certification. The GPNi, the Global Performance Nutrition Institute, is the official and exclusive online education partner for the ISSN for the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
The GPNi portal is only dedicated to sports nutrition, nothing else. At the same time, all the other programs are a jack of all trades, with everything from Yoga to Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, and even rehabilitation certifications. They cannot be experts, especially in sports nutrition, if they are to keep up with all the science and research.
Point Four: Live Access to Experts
Exclusively through GPNi, get “access to experts” with the “live” classes. Ask questions to the researchers and top-level experts in the world of sports nutrition to grow your knowledge to a new level.
GPNi portal has a unique blend of online live classes and on-demand professional filmed video tutorials. Get the best of both flexible online learning, real 360-degree education, and the ability to ask expert questions and learn. Plug into the “live” class schedule when your schedule permits to take your learning to a new level and study on your schedule with online professionally filmed playback video tutorials with Ph.D.-level expert lectures.
Point Five: Who You Know, Not Just What You Know
At the GPNi, you will be placed into a live cohort class for the “live” education classes. Within each class, you will be meeting, networking, and learning from other students from all over your country and, in some cases, all over the globe. At the GPNi, we have seen countless students upgrade their career paths simply by meeting new contacts and growing in the sports nutrition industry by knowing more people and thus having more opportunities. None of the other certifications have “live” classes, group assignments, or the ability to offer a global network in sports nutrition.
As stated in Point Three above as well, the other “so-called” other sports nutrition programs are not dedicated to sports nutrition but a jack of all trades. They also lack any solid network globally in sports nutrition.
Procedure After Enrollment
You will be able to begin your certification courses by the GPNi immediately after enrolment with the on-demand online tutorials and digital course book.
Timing Of Certifications & Study
Both the Level-1 and Level-2 certifications can be self-paced. You can take your time with lifetime access to the course content online for all active members yearly. The live cohorts run throughout the year, and you can access these by booking in with the administration to determine which live class dates suit your schedule.
PNE Level-1 + SNS
Most people complete this Level-1 certification within 5 months after beginning and a maximum of 8 months.
PNE Level-2 Masters + CISSN
Most people complete this Level-2 Masters certification within 8 months after beginning and a maximum of 12 months.
Or get in contact now and schedule a call to learn more or ask questions HERE or at email@example.com
“The CISSN Level-2 Masters ISSN certification and course by the GPNi is for those that want to position themselves at the top level in sports and professional athlete nutrition. Boost your knowledge, qualification, and career”.
–Drew Campbell CEO & Founder of GPNi® / CISSN
“Having the CISSN gives me the confidence in providing sports nutrition advice and maximizing my patient’s health and performance.”
–Erik Bustillo RD / CISSN
“The CISSN credential is great! It is essential if you are working with both recreational and elite athletes.”
–Arlene Semeco RD World-Class Swimmer / CISSN
"The CISSN is the hardest certification exam I've ever taken. But it was well worth it."
-Lia Jiannine PhD
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