Do you understand the fundamentals of program design? All professional coaches should build their competence on a foundation of proven program design principles.
Programming: Principles is an introductory course on fundamental strength and conditioning principles. This course simplifies these concepts by focusing on the rationale behind each programming element and their proper application, all to provide a better understanding of program design principles. This course will provide you with a solid foundation and is a recommended prerequisite to the OPEX Coaching Certificate Program (CCP).
Learn How to Design Progressive Programs with 6 Client Avatars
OPEX Coach, Carl Hardwick, puts the principles outlined in this course into practice with six different client avatars and demonstrates how to design personalized progressive programs. These avatars will bridge the gap between theory and implementation and give you the tools to put your knowledge into practice with your clients immediately.
About the Instructor
OPEX Founder Industry Leading Program Design Expert
OPEX Fitness Founder, inaugural Fittest Man on Earth and industry-leading educator, James FitzGerald, has dedicated his life to bringing honor to the coaching profession through the creation of OPEX Coaching Education and Gyms Licensing Programs. The OPEX Coaching Certificate Program (CCP) reflects his 25 plus years of coaching expertise and is set apart by providing comprehensive coaching theory as well as the practical application of its holistic coaching principles. OPEX Fitness continues to educate thousands of coaches around the world each year through a dynamic digital platform and live courses.
Programming: Principles is for a coach that is trying to uplevel their program design knowledge.
I am a personal trainer, is this course right for me?
Absolutely. This course is perfect for any coach that delivers individually designed fitness to their clients, personal trainers included.
What will I learn in this course?
You will be introduced to the OPEX method of individually designed fitness. This includes the basics of assessment, strength training, and energy system development.
Is this course informative for individual and group program design?
All of our education teaches a coach how to work with their clients in a one to one setting, but principles can be applied in any setting.
How are OPEX Principles of Program Design different from other programming theories?
At OPEX, we take proven models of development and teach our coaches how to implement these methods with their clients. James FitzGerald has taken these methods and his 20+ years of scientific and empirical data to develop our principles.
How does this course help prepare me for OPEX CCP?
Programming: Principles introduces you to our method of assessment, OPEX Body, Move, Work and lays out our principles of strength and energy system training.