Athletic Performance Specialist

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The Athletic Performance Specialist provides exceptional training techniques to make clients better at speed, agility, quickness explosive power, energy efficiency and athleticism. Gain practical experience on how to activate and energize the neuromuscular system to elicit maximum power. Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to master plyometric exercises, reactivity, rotary power, balance, acceleration and deceleration drills, rapid quickness and speed and conditioning. The Athletic Performance Specialist covers core strength exercises, running mechanics, lateral and liner speed training and static and dynamic flexibility drills. Plus you will get many exercises for proper strength training and the prevention of injuries to train clients of all levels, build client confidence, dominate and be an outstanding coach. ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST: GET THE FULL DETAILS BELOW & IN THE TABS 

Level/Hours

✓ Advanced / 60 Plus Hours
✓ Self-Paced / Comprehensive Distance Education Learning Materials

 

CECs/CEUs

WE MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU TO GET YOUR CECS/CEUS
If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness. The course may be pending approval. If not, we can go over simple options to help you get your CECs/CEUs for this course.  The same applies for all certification companies below where you see call or email.

You get a GREAT COURSE, a NEW CREDENTIAL and VALUABLE CECS/CEUS.
Just call GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com because we want the process of getting your CECs/CEUs to be easy for you and we help many individuals when a course is pending approval or is not currently approved. It takes only a few minutes to go over the options to help you get your CECs/CEUs quickly and easily and we are more than happy to assist you!

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. Renew your continuing education requirements with almost every major certifying agency and obtain valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.

Approved CEC’s/CEU’s

✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—call or email**
✓ American College on Sports Medicine—ACSM—30+
✓ Aquatic Exercise Association—AEA—call or email**
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFAA—call or email**
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—call or email**
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—40
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—30+
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—30+
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—30+
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—30+
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—call or email**
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—30+
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—8
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.9
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—30+
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—30+
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—30+
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—30+

*Note: NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, however a CEU Petition Form will need to be filled out and there may be a small fee.

**Note: At this time, GMP Fitness is not on the list of pre-approved providers. You are still free to utilize this course for CECs/CEUs. You would just need to petition the course for CEC/CEU credit and we are more than happy to assist you with this! We make the petition process simple and smooth … not complicated at all … it’s really that EASY!!! So just call or email GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com.

*Note: The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

Exam Facts

✓ True/false and multiple/choice final exam.
✓ Currently there are NO exam fees. Take as many times as needed. This will change in 2017. If you order in 2016 even if you take the exam in 2017 there are NO exam fees.
✓ Exam instructions are included in the package.

Quick Facts

✓ Course outline and instructions included in your package.
✓ Course reflective activity labs and important reasoning questions.
✓ Take all the time you need to practice, study and make the course materials your own through practice and repetition.
✓ No travel is necessary.
✓ Study at your own pace.
✓ Valuable CEUS/CECs.
✓ Exam—complete when you are ready.
✓ Training plans that you can customize.
✓ Credibility & increased salary potential.
✓ Member discount offers coming soon.

Fitness Tools

✓ Various low-tech tools (for example – G Ball, balance discs, domes and foam rollers).

 

Objectives

• Deliver comprehensive programs that are tailored to the athlete’s age, sport and developmental level.
• Provide athletes of all sports and experience levels with recovery techniques that optimize training, maximize performance and minimize injury.
• Implement the course program design concepts to meet specific training and athletic goals.
• Conduct safe, maximum speed, acceleration and quickness techniques.
• Lead effective agility, balance, plyometric and warm-up training sessions.
• Safely and effectively work with both the fitness enthusiast and athlete.

Key Topic Areas

• Master the exercise routines and create inspired new ones.
• Learn how to integrate solid foundation training to build, higher level, sport specific training into your client programs.
• Gain practical experience through participation in sports and fitness activities.
• Discover a structured approach to the design and implementation of SAQ programs.
• Understand how to quickly increase awareness and connection to power based training.
• Learn how to activate and energize the neuromuscular system to elicit maximum power.
• Gain knowledge on speed training tips to ensure maximum speed performance.
• Examine why agility and quickness are key to boosting performance.
• Learn how to super charge lateral speed and improve clients coordination.
• Understand from tip to toe how to develop agility for the whole body.
• Examine performance training techniques to solidify the foundation of neuromuscular adaptations toward reaching athletic potential.
• Gain an entry level understanding as it pertains to biomechanics and improving speed and athletic performance.
• Learn how to make plyometrics sport specific.
• Study further advances in the science of agility.
• Explore principles and methods of plyometric training.
• Comprehend the importance of proper plyometric physical preparation and injury prevention strategies.
• Master plyometric exercises that improve strength, power, speed, quickness and jumping ability.
• Recognize step by step exercise progressions and instructional cues for teaching and training clients and athletes.
• Learn correct movement patterns, reactivity, rotary power, balance, acceleration and deceleration drills, rapid quickness, speed and conditioning drills.
• Obtain knowledge on improving upper body strength with plyometric exercises.
• Get information on improving lower body muscular power with plyometric exercises.
• Acquire knowledge on designing athletic performance training programs.
• Examine and master more than 150 exercises for optimizing athletic performance.

Prerequisites

Just One Prerequisite … To qualify to take any of the GMP Fitness Courses you must be at least 18 years of age.

While anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the educational content included in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a few of things for the the Performance Specialist Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• A background with fitness equipment and exercises.
• Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals.

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BE THE POWER BEHIND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
BECOME AN ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST SO THAT YOU CAN HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE AND CREDENTIAL TO SEPARATE YOURSELF FROM THE COMPETITION

Innovative Training Methods 
For athletes of all levels … From the weekend warrior to the professional athlete … Build client confidence and dominate
Creative Solutions Will Help You Launch
Winning Challenges, Camps, Wellness Programs, Workplace Education Services Performance Project Meetings, Well-Being Initiatives … Increase and Boost Performance
Superior Techniques and Strategies
To train all individuals … A system every professional needs … Results that translate to the field, court or track.

ENHANCE YOUR PROFESSIONAL PURPOSE … BECOME A GMP FITNESS ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST AND TAKE YOUR TRAINING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

The Athletic Performance Specialist Course equips coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, trainers and other enthusiastic health professionals with the skills guaranteed to help your athletes achieve the speed, agility, explosiveness and quickness they need to win and enhance their performance.

The Athletic Performance Specialist Course provides the groundwork for any coach/instructor interested in enhancing client performance. The course covers a large number of drills, activities and training methods that can be integrated with your existing training, techniques and movement programs.

A comprehensive athletic development course that helps your athletes achieve the speed, agility, explosiveness and quickness they need to win. Get the experience you need and be successful with this complete Athletic Performance Specialist Course.

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CREATE AND PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS

Our Athletic Performance Specialist Course teaches you how to incorporate athletic training into your business/practice to give your clients the kind of results that will keep them coming back for more, boost their performance and make positive changes.
→  Enhance a current health/fitness-based career.
→  Enhance your professional development and gain a competitive advantage.
→  Heighten another alternative health/lifestyle job or business.
→  Build your business to help your clients achieve their athletic fitness goals.
→  Offer coaching for individuals who want to achieve greater athletic performance.
→  Deliver seminars and presentations at conferences and/or local businesses.
→  Maintain, improve and gain client confidence and loyalty.
→  Encourage clients/members soar to new heights.
→  Enhance athletic performance of elite athletes.
→  Revitalize your existing business.
→  Grow your client base and increase revenue.
→  Launch a winning “Athletic Performance” coaching business.
→  Create “Athletic for Well-Being initiatives.”
→  Manage effective “Athletic Performance Project Meetings.”
→  Conduct “Event-Specific Athletic Performance Trainings.”
→  Lead “Athletic Safety and Wellness Programs.”
→  Direct a fun “Athletic Performance 30-Day Challenge.”
→  Offer a playful “Athletic Performance Camp” for all individuals.

GAIN THE TOOLS AND ABILITY TO SUCCESSFULLY:

→  Execute Athletic change strategies with every client to improve athletic ability  and performance.
→  Implement Athletic corrective exercises to target weaknesses and prevent injury.
→  Design and implement a comprehensive Athletic program that builds agility, speed, muscle and strength.
→  Transform any Athletic exercise to adapt to each clients athletic ability.
→  Provide Athletic injury prevention programs that stabilize the body.
→  Assess individuals to determine any Athletic movement dysfunctions, weakness, tightness and/or altered movement patterns.
→  Apply your Athletic assessment knowledge to create personalized training programs.
→  Conduct effective Athletic warm-up sessions, incorporating elements important to improving structure and support.
→  Customize the Athletic cool down to decrease injuries.
→  Deliver selective Athletic training techniques that produce better results.
→  Customize functional Athletic exercises to develop an athletic, resilient body.
→  Execute cutting edge Athletic awareness techniques to maximize your sessions and create better results.
→  Carry Out Athletic drill strategy sessions to engage the core, strengthen the entire body and build stamina.

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST MATERIALS

The Athletic Performance Specialist program is presented and organized into an easy-to-follow “Course Framework.” This “Framework” deepens and reinforces the exercise protocols and concepts to help individuals develop great athletic performance.

Athletic Performance Specialist CD
→ Comprehensive reading materials—“Course Framework”—7 Modules (Printable PDFs)
Athletic Performance Practicing Skills Activity Labs (Printable PDFs)
→ Important reasoning questions that will reinforce important topics relating to Athletic Performance.
Module Note Documents (Printable PDFs)
→ Note taking helps individuals learn more effectively and efficiently.
Practice Exam Questions (Printable PDFs)
→ Practice exam questions serve to help you become familiar with what to expect on the final exam and question type format.
Final Exam
→ Exam instructions included in the package.
→ Open book, non-timed—60 multiple choice and true/false questions.
→ Currently there are NO exam fees. Take as many times as needed. This will change in 2017. If you order in 2016 even if you take the exam in 2017 there are NO exam fees.
Athletic Resource Educational Handouts (Printable PDFs)
→ Use these Athletic Resource Marketing Components to develop and deliver a successful campaign and capture client value.
Athletic Performance Training Progress Chart System (Printable PDFs)
→ Assessment Test Charts to accurately track client progress and where progress needs to be made.
→ Training Routine Charts that you can customize to record client workout design and program implementation and set client goals.

A CREDENTIAL TO DIFFERENTIATE YOU FROM THE COMPETITION
After successful completion, you will receive an Official Certificate displaying Athletic Performance Specialist.

Certificate Of Achievement And Recognition—Your Reward For Excellence
Get Rewarded
Achievement Recognition  
Gain Immediate Credibility
Career Advancement—Distinguished Athletic Performance Specialist Certificate in recognition of the work you’ve done—emailed upon successful completion of the exam.

THERE IS NOTHING ELSE ON THE MARKET LIKE THE ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST FOR YOUR BUSINESS

WITH OUR COMPLETE ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST TRAINING COURSE YOU’LL BE ABLE TO HELP CLIENTS FUNCTION AT THEIR BEST AND REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE DISCOVERY DEVELOPMENTAL TRAINING

Sound plans and expert solutions on Athletic Performance that are accessible, reproducible in practice and mesh intelligently with any rehabilitation program, technique or training method.

  • Athletic Assessment Process. Optimize movement to determine strengths/weaknesses.
  • Specific Intervention Strategies. Implement solutions to run faster and jump higher.
  • Self-Care Injury Prevention. Apply recovery techniques that minimize injury.
  • Movement Analysis Principles. Deliver modalities to improve SAQ power.
  • Key Education Takeaways. Communicate the best programming and information.
  • Athletic Safety Methods. Cue and instruct safely and effectively.
  • Muscle Stimulation Strategies. Build controlled athletic movements.
  • Dynamic Total Body Posture Workout. Reinforce foundational and advanced training.
  • Athletic Design Concepts. Meet specific training and athletic goals.
  • Mastery Procedures. Create a successful athletic performance business.
  • Build Champions. Launch an athletic education service for all experience levels.

A COMPLETELY NEW WAY TO DELIVER ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE TRAINING

HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TRAINING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS

Keep it interesting with a completely new way to deliver athletic performance training. Specialized training solutions ideas that help you convey your own creativity and provide a completely unique and unparalleled client fitness experience.

  • Game Changer Athlete Training System. Keep your clients in the game and help them build a strong foundation of basic movement patterns needed for sports. Your athletes will magnify the skills required to improve their speed, agility, balance, flexibility and endurance.
  • Metabolic Movement Training System. Re-energize your clients with the fat burning/dynamic workouts—that blend elements of high-intensity interval training, varied muscle group resistance training and active rest periods to help clients gain the rhythm that will improve their sport.
  • Goal Specific Training System. Raises the bar and help athletes achieve the body they’ve always wanted through a unique approach to fitness that really works with their lifestyle and personal goals. An athletic functional training approach that encompasses compound, cardiovascular, strength and balance conditioning movements.
  • Active Aging Training System. An athletic, low-impact training approach, designed for the active aging community to improve balance, coordination, improve cardio and burn calories by using more muscle groups simultaneously.
  • Varied Training System. Techniques to train weaknesses for a more symmetrical and balanced, athletic physique.

COACH, OBSERVE AND ADVANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGIATE ATHLETES, PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT

  • Dynamic warm-up and flexibility drills.
  • Resistance training programs using kettlebells and weights.
  • Speed development and change of direction work.
  • Explosiveness from a static position.
  • Proper running mechanics.
  • Maximum speed techniques.
  • Resistance running.
  • Speed ladder drills.
  • Reaction time and change of direction quickness.
  • Sport specific plyometrics.
  • Sequence jumps plyometrics.
  • Proper lifting technique
  • Core stabilization.
  • Combining plyometric and weight training.
  • Upper body strength with plyometric exercises.
  • Lower body muscular power with plyometric exercises.
  • Overall strength training with increased proprioceptive demands.
  • Power for the core and the upper and lower body.
  • Athletic performance testing.
  • Agility performance testing.

THE KNOWLEDGE YOU GAIN FROM THE ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST WILL BE VALUABLE IN PERSONAL TRAINING AND SMALL GROUP CLASSES

  • Advance your career. Expand your skills and expertise and work with athletes at any performance level, one-on-one or with the entire team.
  • Identify relevant components. Focus on appreciating the significance of attention in sports and exercise.
  • Reduce the risk of injury. Effective recovery strategies to increase physical readiness and reduce the risk of injury.
  • Values and principles of goal setting. Apply to athletic participation and performance.
  • Prepare players mentally and physically. Strategies for managing anxiety in athletic performance.
  • Fitness assessment testing. The key to progress. You need to know where you began so you can progress.
  • Provide a routine. Focus players with a structure, stability and consistency on match days/game days.
  • Retain structural maintenance. Resistance training programs that strengthens your bones. Your muscles get stronger, your nervous system remains active and your internal organs stay healthy.
  • Higher level athletic performance. Training with increased complexity and higher intensity approaches to achieve optimal adaptations.
  • Group, circuit and HIIT athletic performance efficiency. Deliver efficient targeted training sessions for speed, power, stamina and agility in a motivating environment.

ENHANCE HEALTH AND FITNESS AND BECOMING A LEADER IN ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

  • Advance Your Career. Further develop and expand your expertise and grow your career and work with all individuals at any performance level, in any sport, one-on-one, in a small group setting or with the whole team.
  • Train Athletes. Apply your broadened skills with Middle School, High School, Collegiate and Professional athletes.
  • Discover Established Methods. Employ your expanded skills and merge performance assessment results with innovative instruction and training protocols to give your clients the highest results.
  • Stand Out. Use the “GMP Fitness Education Methods and Techniques” in your training to help you stand out from others and retain more clients.
  • Seamlessly Integrate. Apply the exercise approaches to your current training system and consistently help your clients get faster results.
  • Gain More. Specialized work often pays more. Earn more as a GMP Fitness Athletic Performance Specialist.