Strength and Conditioning
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This two day REPs accredited course will provide the learner with a unique introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of Strength and Conditioning. The course starts with a thorough examination of client assessment using both needs analysis and observation. Correct preparation in terms of warm up and stretching and the impact of these on performance and injury prevention are also covered. Theoretical aspects of the course examine Strength & Conditioning concepts such as specificity, defining strength and power and setting out specific approaches to optimise development of these critical aspects using classic Strength & Conditioning techniques such as plyometrics, speed and agility, power training and the main strength lifts.
This course is designed for level 3 personal trainers that want to introduce themselves to the correct and established approaches to Strength and Conditioning via a nationally recognised REPs accredited course and from experienced and qualified professionals. This course will provide a platform from which to progress onto more in-depth and comprehensive Strength & Conditioning study, the course will provide sufficient knowledge and skills to be able to provide effective and safe S&C techniques to improve strength and performance in your clients.
Strength & Conditioning Course Content:
- The Warm Up
- Defining Strength
- Explosive Strength Training
- Correct Technique
The Major Lifts
- Back squat
- Overhead Squat
- Pull up
12-16 hours pre course reading and completion of a workbook followed by two practical tutorial days (9.00 – 5.00) with a short theory and practical assessment at the end of day two.
Level 2 or 3 REPs gym based qualification.
Writing and numeracy skills are recommended for presentation of course work; however help is available if required. Minimum age is 16 years.
On successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate in REPs Strength & Conditioning and 16 REPs CDP credits.