FCC Level 1 Coach’s Weekend Curriculum

Daily Itinerary

This itinerary is subject to adjustment. Attending the full three days and passing the day three exam are requirements to obtaining your Level 1 Certificate.

Friday

About the Friday Instructors: Dave Thomas, Julianne Russell

8 – 9 [Developmental Philosophy]
9 – 9:45 [Bodyweight Positioning]
9:45 – 11:15 [Kettlebells]
11:15 – 12 [Tenets of Coaching]
12 – 1 [Partner Practicals]
1 – 2 [Lunch]
2 – 5 [Weightlifting]

Saturday Itinerary

Saturday

About the Saturday Instructors: Chris Hill, Brenna Bulach, Dave Thomas, Julianne Russell

8 – 9:30 [Optimizing Shoulder Health in FF]
10 – 11 [Optimizing Low Back Health in FF]
11 – 12 [Partner Practicals]
12 – 1 [Lunch]
1 – 1:30 [Strength 202]
1:30 – 4 [Powerlifting]
4 – 5 [Energy Systems]

Sunday Itinerary

Sunday

About the Sunday Instructors: Dave Thomas, Julianne Russell

8 – 9:30 [Program Design]
9:30 – 11 [Progressions]
11 – 12 [Practicals]
12 – 1 [Lunch]
1 – 2 [Instructor Collaboration]
2 [Exam]

For questions, please email Dave@Perform-360.com.

Ongoing discourse throughout the weekend:

  • Function vs. Structure
  • Real World Conditioning and Energy Systems
  • Where Structured and Varied Meet for Effective Program Design
  • Why Minimum Effective Dosing is the Smarter Choice.
  • Training vs. Testing
  • A Better Way to Look at Core Training
  • Overhead Function and How it Relates to Low Back Health
  • Prescriptive vs. Descriptive Coaching
  • Discarding the Misguided Notion of Progressions
  • Avoiding Common Training, Programming, and Coaching Pitfalls in FF
  • 9 Points of Effective On-The-Floor Coaching
  • Coaching Around Injury
  • Why the Barbell is Great, But Not Perfect
  • How to Coach Difficult Clients and Athletes
  • How Coaches Can Change the Gym Expectation
  • Why the 5R is Home Base
  • Ranges and Schemes to Keep Progression Linear and Plateaus Minimal.
  • Coaching the 3 Forms of Athlete Communication
  • Progressive Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Kettlebell, and other Functional Fitness Discipline Technique.

Capacity Update: 90%

There is still time to apply if you have not already done so.