Technique and Strength test examines your strength and technique across Barbells, Kettlebells, TRX, and Bodyweight Movements
The Sand & Steel Level 1 Cert ... Forging the Elite Personal TrainerThe Level 1 Personal Training Certification covers all the skills and knowledge you need to be successful at any gym. The Certification covers:
- Barbell Technique (Powerlifting and Olympic Lifting)
- TRX, Exercise Tubing, Rip Training Technique
- Kamagon, Surge, and Vipr Technique
- KettleBell and Dumbbell Technique
- SandBag, Sandbell, Medball Technique
- Clubbells and Mace Technique
- Gymnastics and Body Weight Training
- Full modules on the Supple Leapord and MWOD
- Partner Mobility through the Kit Laughlin Method
- PNF Stretching Techniques
- Yoga Poses and Modifications
- Movement Cuing, Scaling,
- Biomechanics and Programming, and
- Anatomy and Corrective Exercises.
The Movement Corrections Section has you watch videos of movements with faults or flaws in the movement pattern. You’ll need to identify the flaw and suggest a cue or correction to fix the movement problem.
So your client cannot execute an air squat or pushup properly. You’ve tried cuing and it’s not working. Scaling is the practice of progressing or regressing an exercise.
Movement Scaling: Click “view the lesson quiz” to begin the exam. You will have 10 Minutes to Complete this Section.
Mobility involves mastering techniques such as:
- smashing and fascial release
- gapping, flossing, and joint distraction
- occlusion therapy
- partner mobility & stretches
- yoga asanas (poses) and stretches
You’ll need to master using equipment like:
- Dharma Wheel
- Battle Star
- Trigger Point Rollers
We’ll teach anatomy of joints, anatomical motion, muscles, bones, and nerves. You’ll need to know which muscles move which bones, which movement patterns can cause which injuries.
Still doing 3 sets of 10? Wonder why you and your clients are getting the results you expect? The BioMechanics and Programming section teaches you how pace for children, weight loss, hypertrophy, etc. You’ll learn how to sequence moves properly, how long rest periods should be, and how to select proper dynamic and static weights.
Programming involves determining the ideal rest periods, sequencing, weights, and selection of exercise for clients. One needs to take into account fitness goals, abilities, and current injuries.