This Personal Training Contract Agreement ("Agreement") is made and entered into as of [Date] by and between:

Personal Trainer:

  • [Your Name/Business Name]
  • [Your Address]
  • [Phone Number]
  • [Email Address]
  • [Certification(s)] (e.g., Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA))



  • [Client Name]
  • [Client Address]
  • [Phone Number]
  • [Email Address]


WHEREAS, Trainer is a certified personal trainer, and Client desires to engage Trainer to provide personal training services.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties agree as follows:

1. Services

Trainer agrees to provide the following personal training services for Client:

  • Assessment: Initial fitness assessment and goal setting.
  • Program Design: Development of a personalized exercise program tailored to Client's goals and fitness level.
  • Training Sessions: Supervised training sessions focused on exercise technique, safety, and progression.
  • [Optional] Nutritional Guidance: Basic nutritional advice or referrals to a registered dietitian (RD).
  • [Optional] Progress Monitoring: Regular monitoring of Client's progress and adjustments to the program as needed.

2. Scope of Work

  • Training Frequency: [Number] sessions per week (or specify alternative schedule).
  • Session Duration: [Duration] minutes per session.
  • Location: [Location of training sessions, e.g., gym, client's home, etc.].

3. Client Responsibilities

  • Attend all scheduled training sessions.
  • Arrive on time for sessions and be prepared to participate.
  • Inform Trainer of any injuries, limitations, or medical conditions before starting the program.
  • Disclose any changes in health or medications that may affect exercise participation.
  • Follow the exercise program and nutritional advice (if provided) to the best of their ability.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle outside of training sessions (e.g., adequate sleep, proper hydration).

4. Trainer Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a safe and effective exercise program based on Client's goals and fitness level.
  • Instruct Client on proper exercise technique and safety protocols.
  • Provide ongoing motivation and support to Client.
  • Modify the program as needed based on Client's progress and feedback.
  • Maintain professional liability insurance.

5. Fees and Payment

  • Package Options: Outline various training package options (e.g., number of sessions, duration) with corresponding fees.
  • Payment Schedule: Specify payment terms (e.g., upfront payment, per-session payment).
  • Late Fees: [Optional] Include a clause for late payment fees (if applicable).
  • Cancellation Policy: Define the cancellation policy for sessions and packages.

6. Disclaimers and Waivers

  • Assumption of Risk: Client acknowledges the inherent risks associated with exercise and assumes full responsibility for any injuries or health issues that may occur during training sessions.
  • Medical Disclaimer: Trainer is not a medical professional and cannot provide medical advice. Client agrees to consult with a physician before starting any exercise program, especially if they have any pre-existing health conditions.

7. Confidentiality

Both parties agree to keep all confidential information disclosed by the other party during the course of this Agreement private.

8. Term and Termination

  • Term: This Agreement shall commence on the date first written above and shall continue for a period of [Term Length] (or until the completion of the training package, as specified).
  • Termination: This Agreement may be terminated by either party upon written notice for any reason.

9. Dispute Resolution

[Optional: Specify the method for resolving any disputes arising from the Agreement (e.g., mediation, arbitration).]

10. Notices

All notices required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when delivered personally, sent by certified or registered mail, postage prepaid, return receipt requested, or sent by overnight courier service to the addresses set forth above.

11. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [Your State] (USA) or the Province of [Your Province] (Canada), as applicable.

12. Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, representations, or agreements, whether oral or written.

13. Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force. 

14. Signatures


[Your Signature]

[Your Printed Name]


[Client Signature]

[Client Printed Name]