The Science of Strength

The fitness professionals ultimate guide to building strength for performance and health

Strong is strong

Strength is one of the fundamental qualities underpinning everything we do in sport and in life.

In this digital course deepen your understanding of what it means to be strong, why it is so important and how to develop high levels of functional strength in your athletes and clients safely and efficiently.

Built on the concept of Tomorrow’s Takeaways, this course blends scientific research, with a logical approach to the training process and a clear focus on delivering instantly actionable practical strategies and tactics that you can use in your very next session or class.

What you get with the course:

– Immediate access to the entire course

– Lifetime access to the video lessons, practicals, bonus resources and reference lists

– Increased strength development coaching and programming skills

– Expanded toolkit for overcoming plateaus in client strength development

– Achieve client goals faster, increasing retention and satisfaction

– Membership to our online coaches forum for ongoing discussion and learning

– Access to our high performance coaching team for support

– Certificate of completion for the Science of Strength Coaches Certification

Sample Clip From Module Two

Course Outline

Module One & Two: The Physiology of Strength

– Defining strength

– Determining strength standards and measurement

– The physiology of strength adaptation

– Neural factors in strength development and expression

– Hypertrophy mechanisms, programming and training science

Module Three, Four & Five: Programming for Maximum Strength

– Programming tactics and strategies for different populations

– Periodisation and long term planning for strength adaptation

– Progression and regression frameworks for exercise selection

Module Six: Eccentric Strength

– The importance of eccentric strength for performance, injury prevention

– Training eccentric strength

– The cellular structure that enables eccentric strength

Module Seven: Core Strength and Training

– Progression continuum for core specific training

– The importance of core stability

– Core training for transfer to high performance

Module Eight: How Strong is Strong?

– The law of diminishing returns

– Strength standards by age, sport and lift

– Methods for quantifying strength levels

Module Nine: Training to Failure

– The science of maximal vs submaximal set programming

– The reps in reserve method of program design

– The risk of overtraining and burn out with training through fatigue

Module Ten: Intent to Move (BONUS)

– Training strength for greater transfer to sport

– Building power from the foundation of strength

– Creative ways to develop strength and power simultaneously

Earn CECs with this Course

This course is in the process of being accredited by Fitness Australia, more news to come.

About the Presenter

Jacob Tober, BEx&SpS is an ASCA certified coached and ESSA accredited Sports scientist.

With seven years experience working in private and semi-elite strength and conditioning, Jacob splits his time between his role as a high performance coach with his role as head of education for Core Advantage researching, writing and developing educational content for social media and the Core Advantage Mentorship and short courses.
Since 2017, Jacob has been working in an advisory role with Deakin University providing a coaches perspective and assisting in research design and implementation for studies exploring velocity based training and power development.

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The Science of Strength Certification

Price: AU $445.00 

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