In this course, fitness professional and educator Jonathon Ray explores the unique considerations to be taken into account when strength training younger people.
Gain insights into the prevalence of injury in Australian sport, and develop an understanding of how to reduce injury incidence and enhance performance by designing effective programs for this demographic. From pre-screening to progressive overload, equip yourself with the skills to become the go-to trainer for youth athletes seeking strength training.
Who Should Attend:
- Personal Trainers
- Fitness Trainers
This course will equip yourself with the skills to become the go-to trainer for youth athletes seeking strength training. You will learn:
- Effects of strength training on youth
- Growth and development
- Impact and overload
- Annual planning/periodisation
- Training splits
- Training frequency
An educator with the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF), Jonathon Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in Sport & Exercise Science. During his career, he has worked in the arenas of competitive gymnastics, personal training, powerlifting and education.
During his time in gymnastics he ran a Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Levels squad and worked with the Royal Deaf & Blind Institute and the Minimbah Care Unit to deliver gymnastics programs to special needs populations. Certificates III & IV in Fitness and an ASCA L1 Strength and Conditioning certification.
Gain access to mobile-friendly Course Materials that can be studied in bite-sized chunks, whenever and wherever works for you.