The Asian Academy for Sports & Fitness Professionals (AASFP) was founded in Hong Kong in 1992 with a mission to uphold the standard of the fitness industry in Asia and provide quality professional education and training programs to all fitness professionals within the industry. AASFP has nurtured over ten thousands Fitness Professionals in a number of Asian regions, including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. In 2002, AASFP became the first fitness academy to enter China, introducing the concept of “Fitness” to a new and budding fitness industry. AASFP worked closely with the Chinese Government to set recognized standards for the fitness industry; establishing the first ever fully-equipped Education and Training Facility in Beijing and providing fitness education programs in over 30 cities in China. AASFP also provides physical therapy treatment through the Asian Fitness Therapy Center (AFTC).