This internet-based class is aimed at the coach who is interested in improving his skill at planning and coaching at the microcycle level. This is the recommended first level of RTS Classroom. In this course you will learn about training fundamentals. You’ll learn about how to diagnose weaknesses and select proper exercises. You’ll learn to construct customized templates and apply autoregulatory concepts to training. Even if you know nothing about higher levels of periodization, this course will improve your ability to write training, coach, and develop lifters.
The “Emerging Strategies Framework” class begins at the start of each Quarter (January, April, July, October). It includes ten 30-minute lessons over the course of three months.
The lessons will be in the form of videos recorded for your class and distributed according a schedule (usually 1 per week). It also includes discussion questions and interactions via a closed Facebook group.
Stress Index Fundamentals
Problems with Periodization / A Case for Emerging Strategies
Emerging Strategies Framework
Peaking for Competition
Long term Planning / Understanding Block Reviews
Optimizing the 2nd levels (Pivots, block sequences,
it’s a lot more of a by-feel thing than a distinct, logical process)