In this video, Trevor introduces himself, the course outline, what you will learn, what it means to be an educated coach, and how all coaches are scientists.
- An educated coach systematically uses the scientific method, is constantly learning, and backs their training philosophy with science published in peer-reviewed journals
- All coaches are scientists, by providing an exercises stimulus and systematically evaluating the response pre-post
In this series, you will learn about:
- Introduction: “Essentials of Program Design” Overview (Link)
- Lesson 1: The Comprehensive Assessment and Need Analysis (Link)
- Lesson 2: Measuring Muscular Strength, Repetition Maximum (RM), 1RM and Repetition Maximum prediction method (Link)
- Lesson 3: FITT – VP Principles of Exercises Rx (Intensity, Total volume, Aerobic program design, Rest-time) (Link)
- Lesson 4: How to prescribe Rest Time (Link)
- Lesson 5: Ancillary Topics in Exercises Rx (Set progression, Tempo, Set types, Progression/Regression and Alternate Exercises, Other set types) (Link)
- Lesson 6: What is Tempo? (Link)
- Lesson 7: What are Warm-up set, Drop set, Failure set, superset & Giant set (Link)
- Lesson 8: Exercises Rx for Conditioning (Link)
- Full Course: Essentials of Program Design for Fitness Coaches (Link)
Trevor Short is an exercise physiologist at the University of Hawaii, previous coach to NFL / Olympic athletes, & previous COO of a multi-million dollar training studios. Now he’s teaching you the essential concepts of designing a fitness program. You’ll learn how to perform a needs analysis & a comprehensive assessment, the foundational principle of designing a fitness program, and ancillary topics in exercise prescription. Learn the essentials of programming to the next level with these key considerations.