Emerging Strategies Webinar Bundle
Emerging Strategies Webinar Bundle
Emerging Strategies Webinar Bundle
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Emerging Strategies Webinar Bundle

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Thank you for joining our webinar today!

As a special gift, we want to offer you 2 of our most enjoyed courses, Mental Training and Practical Nutrition when you sign up for Emerging Strategies Framework.  

Upon enrollment, you’ll be placed into the first class of the series and then each semester you’ll graduate into the next class.

 Want to actually LEARN about strength and not just be told what to do?  Have questions about what's the best way to train? 

We often tell lifters to become students of the sport -- to learn all they can and get better at every aspect.

Now through RTS Classroom, you can learn how to write effective training with the Emerging Strategies method popularized by the company that brought you RPE training.

RTS Classroom is designed to help you do that.

Whether you're a coach, a trainer, or just a lifter who wants to get better at coaching yourself, joining RTS Classroom is going to make you so much better at the things you do.

This 15-month long coaching course teaches you the fundamentals on how to create training ‘from the ground up’ in an individualized Emerging Strategies fashion. Over the course of 5 semesters, you’ll learn how to:

  • Understand the problems with traditional Periodization and how Emerging Strategies attempts to solve those problems.
  • Analyze and monitor athlete response to training including the use of ‘Stress Index’ measurement. 
  • Provide weakness analysis and correction including improving weak Range of Motion in each of the competition lifts. 
  • Use strategies and tools to help athletes benchmark their progress, improve hypertrophy, and utilize novel movement variations to target weak Range of Motion improvements. 
  • Write development, pivot, and maintenance cycles in order to peak you or your athletes for competition. 

During this 15-month long course you’ll take the following classes: 

  1. Emerging Strategies Framework 
  2. Emerging Strategies Tactics 
  3. Emerging Strategies Practical 
  4. Emerging Strategies Toolbox 
  5. Emerging Strategies Case Studies


Each class is offered quarterly (January, April, July, and October) and will run for 3 months, and then you’ll automatically be enrolled in the next class.

The lessons will be in the form of videos recorded for your class and distributed according to a schedule (usually 1 per week). It also includes discussion questions and interactions via a closed Discord server.

Each class is sequential and builds upon one another. Below are descriptions of each class:


Emerging Strategies Framework

This is the recommended first level of RTS Classroom.

In this class, 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.

 Lesson Plan

  1. Stress Index Fundamentals
  2. Athlete Monitoring
  3. Problems with Periodization / A Case for Emerging Strategies
  4. Emerging Strategies Framework
  5. Development Cycles
  6. Pivot Cycles
  7. Maintenance Cycles
  8. Peaking for Competition
  9. Long term Planning / Understanding Block Reviews
  10. Optimizing the 2nd levels (Pivots, block sequences, it’s a lot more of a by-feel thing than a distinct, logical process)

 Emerging Strategies Tactics

 This is the second class in the 15-month course of Emerging Strategies. In this course, you can expect to learn: 

  • How to develop technical mastery. 
  • Learn how to analyze the lift for weakness and methods to correct that. 
  • Emerging Strategies and hypertrophy training. 
  • Breaking down the stress index into central and peripheral stress components. 
  • Frequency strategies and how frequency impacts Emerging Strategies. 
  • Pivot block design and concepts.

Lesson Plan 

  1. Technical Mastery pt 1 
  2. Technical Master pt 2 
  3. Weakness Analysis 
  4. Weakness Correction 
  5. Stress Index pt 2 (Central/Peripheral) 
  6. Pivot Tactics (5 Goals of a Pivot Block) 
  7. Hypertrophy Training 
  8. 2x Frequency 
  9. 1/2x Frequency

Emerging Strategies Practical 

This is the third class in the 15-month course of Emerging Strategies. In this class, you’ll learn practical examples of strategies developed here at RTS including: 

  • Strategies for 1x and 2x microcycles. 
  • Strategies for Equipped lifting. 
  • Tapering Strategies. 
  • Strategies to improve rate of force development. 
  • Strategies to improve technical proficiency. 
  • Strategies designed to increase hypertrophy. 

Lesson Plan 

  1. Roses & Thorns 
  2. 2x Frequency Strategies 
  3. Fortress 
  4. Outpost 
  5. Wolfhound 
  6. Pivot Strategies 
  7. Taper Strategies 
  8. Gopher 
  9. Rooks 
  10. Unlimited 
  11. Orc

Emerging Strategies Toolbox 

This is the fourth class in the 15-month course of Emerging Strategies. In this course, you’ll learn practical examples of strategies developed here at RTS including:

  • Strategies for helping athletes benchmark their e1RM. 
  • Strategies for weak Range of Motion improvement. 
  • Strategies for improving the bench press bar path. 
  • Strategies for converting to flat back deadlifting. 
  • Strategies to use pin variations and bands/chains. 
  • Tools designed for hypertrophy training.

Lesson Plan 

  1. x1 @8RPE 
  2. Pause Variations 
  3. Improving bench bar path 
  4. Converting to flat back deadlifts 
  5. Pin Variations 
  6. Bands and Chains 
  7. Eccentric Training 
  8. Cluster Training 
  9. Myo Reps 
  10. Partial ROM

Emerging Strategies Case Studies

This is the fifth and final class in the 15-month course of Emerging Strategies.


Practical Nutrition by Jim Elli

Lesson Plans

  • Understanding Energy Expenditure
  • Caloric Intake 101
  • Bulking Strategies
  • Cutting Strategies
  • Powerlifting Specific Considerations
  • Competition Nutrition
  • Debunking Nutrition "Methods"
  • Developing your Nutrition Philosophy
  • Coaching Nutrition
  • Staying ahead of the Competition


Mental Training by Ross Leppala

Lesson Plans: 

  • Intro and History (Bonus)
  • Basics of your Mind
  • Facing Demons and Creating Positivity
  • Awareness, Habits & Thinking Strategies
  • Effective Communication
  • Mental Management
  • Analysis and Building Yourself Up
  • Adversity & Comparison
  • Breaking Barriers
  • Increased Concentration
  • Pressure: Friend or Foe
  • Meet Success Now and Then

What can I expect when I buy?

After your order is processed, you’ll be sent a welcome package with further instructions.
Your account will be given access to any videos you have permissions for so you can download them and also to the RTS Classroom Discord server.

You can also choose to be notified by email when new downloads become available and when Q&A Calls are happening.

RTS Classroom was designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application. So, expect to learn about various strength training theories, but also expect that the information will be immediately applicable!

For questions about our return policy, please see this page.