Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
This unit, SISXCAI009 Instruct strength and conditioning techniques, describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to use drills, exercises and activities to instruct individuals undertaking fitness programs in strength and conditioning techniques to achieve personal fitness goals. It applies to fitness instructors and coaches who work in fitness and sport environments.
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Element and Performance Criteria:
1. Assess participant status.
1.1. Select and implement testing protocols to assess participant fitness level.
1.2. Evaluate participant training background and exercise history to inform participant needs.
1.3. Identify strength and conditioning techniques to be developed with support staff according to participant needs.
2. Select strength and conditioning programs.
2.1. Select core lifts and exercises to meet participant needs.
2.2. Incorporate drills, exercise techniques and activities into strength and conditioning programs.
2.3. Select equipment to be used in strength and conditioning programs.
3. Prepare for strength and conditioning sessions.
3.1. Allocate space and resources sufficient for drills, activities or games.
3.2. Check exercise area is free from obstacles prior to session commencement.
3.3. Check equipment is in good working order prior to session commencement.
3.4. Quarantine and report faulty equipment according to organizational policies and procedures.
3.5. Arrange equipment according to exercise plan, and organisational policies and procedures.
4. Instruct strength and conditioning session.
4.1. Communicate session objectives and benefits of strength and conditioning to participants.
4.2. Explain common types of injuries that prevent session participation and confirm participants are not affected.
4.3. Instruct session according to strength and conditioning plan, organizational policies and procedures and best practice principles of strength and conditioning training.
4.4. Demonstrate and instruct correct use of equipment according to organizational policies and procedures and equipment manufacturer’s instructions.
4.5. Demonstrate strength and conditioning exercises using instructional techniques appropriate for the exercise.
4.6. Monitor participant intensity, technique and safety during strength and conditioning sessions.
4.7. Incorporate motivation techniques to maximize exercise program adherence.
5. Evaluate strength and conditioning programs.
5.1. Review participant training diaries to monitor progress.
5.2. Modify programs to meet identified participant needs.
5.3. Use testing protocols to assess participant ongoing progress.
5.4. Review own performance to identify potential improvements.
- Supplementary Notes (23 pages)
- Powerpoint Slides (168 slides);
- Learner’s Assessment Workbook (47 pages);
- Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (52 pages);
- RPL guides (Assessor and Participant);
- Third Party Report; and,
- Assessment Matrix
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RELATED TEXTBOOKS (can be purchased online)
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition. by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association