Foundation of Periodization Training & Program Design Home Study Course

Periodization Training & Program DesignKey Features

Periodization training. A core training principle all fitness professionals should understand. The fundamental principles of periodization training and program design are extensively reviewed accompanied by illustrations and graphics. Understand the methodology behind periodization training and the periodization-training guru, Tudor Bompa, PhD. You will learn how to assess speed, agility and power and how to improve all of these through scientific training. Over 15 common sports are reviewed extensively with sample micro cycle, meso cycle and macro cycle programs. Gain a deeper understanding about sport specific training including assessments, training methods and designing effective training programs. This dynamic course is part of Advanced Training Specialist (ATS).

Course Overview

The course begins with providing key definitions as they pertain to movement. The foundation of therapeutic exercise is extensively discussed. Next, the principles of periodization training and program design are extensively reviewed accompanied by illustrations, and analysis of common sport programming. Lastly, the foundation of sport specific training including assessments, training methods and designing effective training programs are discussed.

Course Materials:

This package with online test includes a 128-page manual and 20-page workbook in PDF format. Included within the unit and workbook are two practice examinations testing the reader’s comprehension of the material. In addition, you have access to over 50 videos explaining the course material in more detail.

Note: This course package is made available for immediate download after purchase. All materials for this course are received electronically.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the principles of therapeutic exercise and program design and how they interrelate and affect one another.
  • Understand the foundation behind periodization training and how these principles apply to all clients’.
  • Understand sport specific training and the foundations of agility, power and speed, how to assess each and how to improve each respectively.
  • Understand the energy systems, movement analysis and functional anatomy behind common sports.
  • Learn new training techniques with sport specific clients’ based on the latest evidenced based research.
  • Design sample micro cycle, meso cycle and macro cycle programs for common sports injuries.

Course Outline

Section 1: Definitions

Section 2: Foundation of therapeutic exercise

Section 3: Essence of Periodization Training and Program Design

Section 4: Sport Specific Training

Foundation of Periodization Training & Program Design Home Study Course

CEC's: ACE.3, BCRPA 3.0, ISSA 1.0. NASM .4 and more

Gain a deeper understanding about sport specific training including assessments, training methods and designing effective training programs.

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