Coaching Certificate Program

Coaching Certificate Program featued image

PREVIEW THIS COURSE

Apply Now

This course includes

  • 76 hours on-demand video
  • 391 Page Guide
  • 1 Year access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Forum + Membership Sie Access
  • Cohort Mentor Calls
  • Optional Live Immersion
  • Final Project review and feedback from James FitzGerald

What you'll learn

In this course you will learn:

  • How to consult with various types of clients, how often to meet, and how to discern meaningful information from basic conversation.
  • How to assess body composition, analyze movement patterns, and assess a client’s work capacity.
  • How to design personalized fitness programs that ensure your clients obtain long-term results.
  • How to create a holistic training plan to include nutrition and all encompassing lifestyle factors that influence a client outside of the gym
  • How to build a successful coaching business with our 5M’s: Meaning, Market, Money, Model, and Management.

Requirements

We screen through an application process for coaches who are dedicated to the coaching profession.

Description

The Coaching Certificate Program (CCP) teaches you how to master the art and science of coaching clients in personalized fitness. Through foundational knowledge and clear implementation practices, you’ll walk away from CCP with the ability to look at any client and know how to deliver them comprehensive long-term fitness success.

CCP will allow you to take your coaching career to the next level as an expert in individualized program design. You will be equipped to deliver Personalized Fitness coaching. As an OPEX Coach, you’ll earn the opportunity to work at OPEX Gyms around the world. Upon completion of CCP you’ll be prepared to open your own gym to include your own OPEX Gym.

Accreditations

The OPEX Coaching Certification qualifies for continuing education credits with the following organizations worldwide:

  • NASM
  • ISSA
  • NSCA
  • CanFit Pro
  • ACSM

Course Content

324 lessons
+ Business of Coaching
74 videos
Introduction
The History of OPEX and CCP
Introduction to The Business of Coaching
Honor the Coaching Profession
The Definition of Individual Design
Fitness is a Business
Strategy, Execution, Measurement and Refinement
The 5 M's Introduction
Five M's Meaning
Why are you a Coach?
Personality
Outcomes and Purpose
Outcomes and Purpose Example
You Must Build Relationships
Willingness to Pay
Relationships lead to Retention
Five M's Model
Define Your Own Model
Niche vs. Differentiated Business Models
The OPEX Business Model
Tradeoffs in Business Models
You Must Deliver Coaching With Consistency
Implementing Consistency in Consulting
Implementing Consistency in Assessment
Implementing Consistency in Program Design
Implementing Consistency in Floor Coaching
Looking at Retention as a Model
Five M's Market
Understand Your Target Market
The Buying Cycle
Formulation - Do They know me?
Formulation - Platforms of Success
Formulation - In Individual Design
Formulation - Branding
Pre Commerce - Keep Interest
Pre Commerce - Platforms of Success
Pre Commerce - How To In Individual Design
Commerce - It's Time to Sell
Metrics - Web
Commerce - Platforms To Sell
Commerce - In OPEX Gyms
Commerce - Sale Stages
Post Commerce - The 4th Stage
Post Commerce - Platforms of Success
Post Commerce - In OPEX Gyms
Five M's Management
SMART Goals
Execution is Key
Measurement = Metrics
Metrics - Retention Is Key
Metrics - Request A Consults (RAC's)
Metrics - Lifetime Value Of A Client (LTV)
Metrics - Sales Funnel
Metrics - Marketing
Metrics - Advertising
Consistency for Decision Making
Legal Thinking
Review
Five M’s Money
Grow or Die
Cash is King
Dollars Per Hour
Balance Sheet
Income Statement
Cash Flow Statement
Milestones & Outcomes
Math to $100k
How Are You Getting Paid?
Systems and Consistency
Business Q&A
Business Q&A 1
Business Q&A 2
Business Of Coaching Review
The Business of Coaching Quiz
+ Consultation
51 videos
Introduction
Frameworks
Introduction to NEPA
NEPA Noticing
NEPA Explaining
NEPA Prescribing
NEPA Actioning
Implementing NEPA
Example Consult: Andria
NEPA: Questions and Answers
Introduction to Priorities
What is a Priority?
The Seven Priority Questions
Implementing Priorities
Priorities: Question and Answers
Communication
Communication and Priorities
Implementing Communication
Communication: Q&A
Goal Setting
Implementing Goal Setting
Goal Setting: Questions and Answers
Introduction to Masculine and Feminine Spectrum
Masculine and Feminine: Perception
Masculine and Feminine: Focus
Masculine and Feminine: Directionality
Masculine and Feminine: Strength
Masculine and Feminine: Top Priorities
Masculine and Feminine: Primary Fear
Masculine and Feminine: Vulnerability
Masculine and Feminine: Thoughts and Emotions
Masculine and Feminine: Growth
Masculine and Feminine: Trust
Masculine and Feminine: Purpose
Masculine and Feminine: Questions and Answers
Introduction to the Triangle of Trust
Triangle of Trust: Competency
Triangle of Trust: Caring
Triangle of Trust: Consistency
Triangle of Trust: Self Assessment
Best Worst Helper
Triangle of Trust: Questions and Answers
Sam Consult
The Four Seasons Of Learning
Four Seasons of Learning: Doing
Four Seasons of Learning: Reflecting
Four Seasons of Learning: Conceptualizing
Four Seasons of Learning: Devising
Case Studies
Final Thought
Consultation Quiz
+ Assessment
63 videos
Introduction
Why Assess?
OPEX Body
Introduction to the SSS
SSS Norms
7 Skinfold Measures
How to Assess with InBody
OPEX Move
History of Movement
OPEX Move Concepts
OPEX Move Level 1
Toe Touch
Scratch Test
Active Straight Leg Raise
Step Up
Squat
Split Squat
Prone, Supine, and Side Bridge
Level 1 Recap
OPEX Move Level 2
Push Up
Sorensen Hold
Unloaded Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat
Level 2 Recap
OPEX Move Level 3
Pullup
Strict Dip
Loaded Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat
Back Squat
Deadlift
Level 3 Recap
OPEX Move Level 4
Deadlift
Back Squat
Front Squat
Clean and Jerk
Squat Clean
Power Clean
Close Grip Bench Press
Thruster
Snatch
Power Snatch
Weighted Pull Up
Weighted Dip
Strict Press
Seated DB Press
DB Powell Raise
DB Seated External Rotation
Level 4 Recap
OPEX Work
OPEX Work: Beginner
OPEX Work: Intermediate
OPEX Work: Intermediate 30/30 Row
Introduction to Advanced Work
OPEX Work: Advanced AnAL
OPEX Work: Advanced AnLP
OPEX Work: Advanced AnLE
OPEX Work: Advanced Aerobic
OPEX BMW Summary
Data Collection
Where to Begin on Design
Testing Frequency and Implementation
Assessment Quiz
+ Program Design
94 videos
Introduction
Moving From Assessment into Program Design
OPEX Gain
Why do OPEX Gain
OPEX Gain Movements
Choosing Movements for OPEX Gain
Maximum Physical Potential
Maximum Physical Potential and Training Age
Strength Continuum
Absolute Strength
Strength Speed
Speed Strength
Absolute Speed
Muscle Endurance Tree
Basics of Muscle Function
Writing Resistance Training Programs
Ordering and Organizing
Movement Pairing
Movements Per Session
Tempo
Implementing Tempo
Repetitions
Muscle Endurance Theory
Muscle Endurance Sets
Rest
Skill Progression
Resistance Progression
EMOM
Implementing an OPEX Gain Program
OPEX Pain
Why do OPEX Pain?
Anaerobic Learning Theory
Anaerobic Alactic Power
Anaerobic Alactic Endurance
Anaerobic Latic Power 1
Anaerobic Lactic Power 2
Anaerobic Lactic Endurance 1
Anaerobic Lactic Endurance 2
Anaerobic Lactic Endurance 3
Implementing An Alactic Power
Implementing An Alactic Endurance
Implementing An Lactic Power 1
Implementing An Lactic Power 2
Implementing La Endurance 1
Implementing An Lactic Endurance 2
Implementing An Lactic Endurance 3
Pain Progression
Exercise Selection
Cycles
OPEX Sustain
Why do OPEX Sustain?
Maximal Aerobic Endurance to Power
Principles of MAP 10-1
MAP 10
MAP 9
MAP 8
MAP 7
MAP 6
MAP 5
MAP 4
MAP 3
MAP 2
MAP 1
Implementing MAP 10
Implementing MAP 9
Implementing MAP 8
Implementing MAP 7
Implementing MAP 6
Implementing MAP 5
Implementing MAP 4
Implementing MAP 3
Implementing MAP 2
Implementing MAP 1
Characteristics of MAP Progressions
Progression and Volume
Incremental Methods of OPEX Sustain
Repeatability and Validity Measures
How to Measure Work
Exercise Selection
Cycles
The 4 C's
Writing Training Programs
Three P's
Prioritize
Accumulation
Intensification
Pre-competition
Competition
Deload
Training Daily
Training Weekly
Training Monthly
Gain, Pain, Sustain - Conclusion
Program Design
+ Nourishment
40 videos
Introduction
Scope of Practice
Intake
OPEX Basic Lifestyle Guidelines
Energy
Stress
Breath
Purpose
Sleep
Food Quality
Food Hygiene
Digestion
Hydration
Poop
Food Aversions
Macronutrients
Micronutrients
History of Caloric Requirements
Determining LBM and FM Indirectly and Directly
Determining Caloric Requirements
Proteins
Carbohydrates
Fats
Calculating Macros
Proper Fueling
Resistance Training
Glycolytic Training
Oxidative Training
Case Studies
Early Morning Training
Too Busy
Late Night Workout
Low Quality Food
Weight Gain
Endurance
Detox Capacity
Transitions/Phases
Closing Thoughts
CCP Closing Thoughts
Nourishment Quiz
+ Final Project
2 videos
Final Project Upload
Final Project Checklist