Program Design Workshop

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Master Program Design

Build confidence in your program design capabilities, learn how to properly progress your clients and deliver results. Work with OPEX in a live setting to understand core programming principles and apply them directly into your designs. This 2-day workshop will up-level your design comprehension and ability to deliver effective designs for your clients.

During these workshops, designed by James FitzGerald and Carl Hardwick, you will have the opportunity to dive deep into OPEX program design methods and gain practice implementing the OPEX Programming Principles while surrounded by other like-minded coaches.

OPEX Program Design Workshops

This workshop is right for you if you want to:

  • Learn from the industry-leading program design expert
  • Understand how to practically implement program design principles
  • Discover specific methods of delivering your design to your clients
  • Hear how other coaches approach program designs
  • Gain live feedback on your program design
 
Program Design Workshop Objectives

Workshop Learning Objectives:

  • Confidently put program design principles into practice
  • Live program design practice
  • Real life program design case studies with various levels of client avatars
  • Get live feedback on your designs
  • Open Q&A with the instructor

Program Design Workshops

Strength

Learn how to make your clients stronger for the rest of their lives, no matter where they are in their strength lifecycle, through absolute strength. This workshop will teach you how to design and implement strength training protocols and progressions utilizing the bench, squat and deadlift as the foundation of your program design.

Full Body Resistance

Metcons for health

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of utilizing metabolic conditioning to improve the health of your clients. From aerobic progressions to exercise selection, learn how to create and implement metabolic conditioning training protocols and progressions into your program design.

Metcons for health workshop

About the instructors

Carl Hardwick Program Design Workshops
Carl Hardwick

OPEX CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

OPEX COO Carl Hardwick has dedicated his life to health and fitness. Already as a teenager, Hardwick lived at the gym. A 3-time All-Conference football player at Saint Mary’s University, Hardwick became passionate about becoming the most effective coach. This led the former U.S. Army veteran to buddy up with world-renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin to complete the PICP and then to complete his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). While running the Army fitness program for his Battalion and a stint in Afghanistan, Hardwick was introduced to OPEX Founder James Fitzgerald. Sold by the OPEX individual program design approach, Carl went on to open multiple OPEX-licensed gyms before accepting his position as COO. Today, Hardwick is an integral part of the growing OPEX engine that is using the Coach Certificate Program (CCP) to change the face of fitness by professionalizing the fitness coach.

Keegan Martin OPEX CCP Coach
Keegan Martin

OPEX PROGRAMMING STRENGTH INSTRUCTOR

OPEX Programming Strength instructor, American Record holding powerlifter, and CCP Coach Keegan Martin, reveals his collective knowledge on how to progress clients through a lifecycle of strength for health with longevity as a primary focus. Across 15 years of coaching with over 250 live seminars taught, he has progressed over 30 clients to national qualifying totals. Even more importantly, he has seen many of those clients continue to enjoy life well into their later years.

Kevin Don OPEX CCP Coach
Kevin Don

OPEX PROGRAMMING STRENGTH INSTRUCTOR

OPEX Programming Strength instructor and CCP Coach Kevin Don is a World Class Strength and Conditioning coach who has spent the last 5 years delivering over 200 strength training seminars in 18 countries. Kevin trained alongside remarkable athletes and coaches including but not limited to: The Greatest Powerlifter of all time, Ed Coan, Renowned strength coach, Mark Rippetoe, Strongest Woman in the Worlds, Liefia Ingalls and 5 times World’s Strongest Man, Magnus Ver Magnusson. Kevin brings a breadth of coaching experiences along with deep knowledge of the scientific principles of training.

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October 5-6: Strength Workshop Early Bird Pricing $495 Sign Up

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Workshop Syllabus

 

STRENGTH

Strength Principles

Assessing the Squat

Assessing the Bench Press

Assessing the Deadlift

Anthropometrics

Male and Female Considerations

Programming Accessories

Novice and Intermediate Program Design Principles

Novice and Intermediate Program Design Implementation

Advanced and Master Program Design Principles

Advanced and Master Program Design Implementation

 

METCONS FOR HEALTH

Metabolic Conditioning Defined

Meeting Your Clients Where They Are

Assessing Metabolic Conditioning

Training Intent of Metcons

Concurrent Training Considerations

Skill Progression Considerations

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals: Aerobic

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals: Aerobic Implementation

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals: Resistance

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals: Resistance Implementation

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals: Metabolic

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals: Metabolic Implementation

Programming Metcons for Specific Goals

Workshop Location

Workshop in Arizona

OPEX HQ
Scottsdale, AZ

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October 5-6: Strength Workshop Early Bird Pricing $495 Sign Up

November 9-10: Metcons for Health Early Bird Pricing $495 Sign Up

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