Training the Elite Athlete

Increase Your Knowledge and Understand How the Elite Athletes’ Mind & Body Work

The Training The Elite Athlete workshop is intended to help the fitness trainer understand the psychology and physiology of Athletes- People who strive to be the best in their field and aren’t afraid of hard work and a lot of effort.  Elite athletes are pushed physically and mentally to get faster, stronger and be more powerful.   In this course we show you how you can safely, effectively and professionally take your clients to the next level of fitness, preparing them for competitions, races, contests or whatever sport they choose to excel in.  We show you the reasoning and methodology behind the systems that help Elite Athletes succeed at the highest level. This course isn’t meant to replace a coaching certificate, but to allow the Personal Trainer and coach to increase their knowledge of the mind and body of Athletes.

Training The Elite Athlete workshop will cover:

  • Holistic Wellness
  • Motivation
  • Personality Types
  • Mind of the Athlete
  • Goal Setting
  • Negative Self Talk
  • Motivating your Clients
  • Age Groups
  • Metabolism
  • Somatotyping
  • Body Fat Percentages
  • Body Composition Testing and Evaluation
  • Fibre Types
  • Reaction Times
  • Intensity of Training
  • Muscle Soreness
  • High Altitude Training
  • V02 Max
  • Muscular and Fitness Testing
  • Warming Up, Cardio and Cooling down for sports
  • Training Methods
  • Plyometrics
  • Interval Training vs Fartlek
  • HIIT
  • Sprint Training
  • Heart Rate Monitoring & Resting Heart Rate
  • Aerobic vs. Anaerobic
  • Cardio-Respiratory Fitness
  • Lactic Acid Threshold
  • Excess Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption
  • Recovery Time
  • Strength Training
  • Power Training and Ballistic Training
  • Muscle Endurance
  • Functional Strength
  • FIIT Principles in sports
  • Periodization
  • Post Season exercise
  • Hypertrophy
  • Training The Core
  • Posture and Body Mechanics
  • Stretching and Flexibility
  • Injuries and Rehab
  • The Child Athlete
  • Nutrition
  • Preparing for your sport

When we have processed your workshop registration, you will receive the workshop in your email. You have access any time for 4 months from the date of purchase. Watch/read through the workshop at your leisure and then answer the questions at the end. There are approximately 6 hours of study for this workshop – you can do it at your own pace. Once the answers are submitted you will receive the certificate. It’s that easy!



  • Certified Fitness Professional (i.e. Personal Trainer, Group Fitness, Aqua Fitness or another fitness related certification)

Student Information


ACSM: 16


Course Cost
Pricing: $156.45

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