Strength & Conditioning Coach Course

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Level 4 Strength & Conditioning Coaching Course

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Become a Level 4 Strength & Conditioning Coach

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A qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach provides invaluable guidance for the improvement of physical fitness attributes which underpin sports performance.

Scientific approaches allow the S&C Coach to successfully analyse the needs of the athlete via a systematic overview of sporting demands and existing athlete biomotor abilities. Effective planning and programming can then be implemented to help athletes peak for key tournaments and competitions, whilst training load is strategically monitored and recovery optimised.

This is a course written by one of the UK’s best S&C coaches, which shows you how to implement theory into practice. Start helping your client’s fulfill their athletic potential with the Level 4 qualification in Strength and Conditioning.

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Level 4 Strength & Conditioning Coach Training Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

What you'll learn

Strength & Conditioning Coach

The content of this course includes:

  • The interdiscplinary role of an S&C coach
  • How to conduct an effective sport and athlete Needs Analysis
  • Testing, monitoring and analysis of athlete strengths and weaknesses
  • Athlete and team data collection and presentation
  • Planning and implementation of strength and power training
  • Planning and implementation of speed and agility training
  • Planning and implementation of conditioning sessions
  • Technical training models to enhance movement and lifting technique of athletes
  • Important considerations for training youth athletes
  • Coaching methodology to enhance ongoing athlete performance improvement
  • A detailed look at a full case study of a professional athlete

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The Course

Developed by industry leaders and innovators James Wild and Richard Scrivener. The course has been designed from the ground up by two of the industry’s leading figures giving the most in depth, up-to-date and forward thinking course available

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James Wild

James currently holds a dual role as the Technical Lead for Performance at Surrey Sports Park and Teaching Fellow at the University of Surrey. As a consultant James is responsible for overseeing the performance support team for the England Women’s Lacrosse national squad and he leads the speed programme at Harlequins Rugby Club, implementing speed training systems and speed-relevant strength diagnostic tests. He has also provided similar support to professional football teams and some of the fastest athletes in the UK. James is a book author and is currently undertaking a PhD investigating the biomechanics and motor control of team sport athletes during initial sprint acceleration.

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Richard Scrivener

I have a 1st Class Honors Degree in Sports Science, a Master’s Degree in High Performance Physiology. I’m a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach & member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association. I am also an Animal Flow Master Instructor, a Strength & Conditioning Coach at Ricky Hatton’s Boxing Academy & I personal train a select number of clients & athletes.

Frequently asked questions

Is your strength and conditioning course recognised?

Our Strength and Conditioning Coach course is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and CIMSPA.

How is the strength and conditioning course delivered?

You’ll complete as home study the online course material and then attend the scheduled five-day clinic you’ve booked onto. The assessment is a case study you’ll complete during the three-month period following the clinic; a practical assessment you’ll complete, video and submit to us upon completion of the case study; and a portfolio you’ll work on during the clinic, finish during the case study and submit with your video of the practical assessment.

A PDF copy of the portfolio and static online course material is included in the course fee and which you will be able to print directly from the Student Desktop.

What support is available during the strength and conditioning course?

Learner Support – As well as the support you receive from your tutor on the scheduled clinic, you’ll also have access to our Learner Support team, dedicated to assisting you with study questions and queries. The team is generally available via phone, email or through the Help Desk Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm; and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm GMT, excluding Bank holidays and office closures.

What are the prerequisites?

You are required to hold a Level 3 personal training qualification.

A basic level of English and Maths will be necessary to understand the content.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is mandatory, therefore an appropriate degree of physical fitness is necessary. Relevant personal experience of the subject is helpful. For example, prior participation in conducting personal training/sports coaching sessions will be helpful.