The Hybrid Certification Level 1 course is an introduction to Hybrid training methodology and provides a foundation for coaches and athletes interested in pursuing multi-sport training.

The Hybrid Athlete Training Certification offered by Complete Human Performance is an introduction to applied multi-discipline training methodology.

The course is designed to allow established coaches and trainers to expand their knowledge base and incorporate multi-sport programming into their current athlete training programs.

The course is NOT intended as a standalone certification, but focuses primarily on integration of different sports and allowing a specialized coach to work with athletes who may wish to learn new disciplines or enhance their athletic abilities without compromising their primary sport.

The course outline includes:

  • An introduction to hybrid training methods, initially focusing on strength training for endurance athletes and endurance training for strength athletes.
  • Physiology of metabolism and energy systems, their management, effect on recovery and adaptations to training.
  • Designing and applying programs for specific athletes, including developing an understanding of stressor consolidation and overlap

Prerequisites: One coaching or training certification and 8-12 months in formal coaching capacity. Accepted certifications include (but are not limited to) NSCA-CSCS, NSCA-CPT, ACE, ISSA, ACSM, NASM, USAT, USATF, CrossFit level 1-3. Please email your certification to You can register and take the exam, but you will not receive your certification or be listed as a certified hybrid coach until you submit your credentials.

Requirements: The course consists of 6 short webinars and two required readings. There will be a content-based exam and two attempts at specific program design. Participants must pass both the exam and program design in order to obtain their certification.

Required Reading Materials: The Hybrid Athlete E-book

After registering for this course, you will have access to all of the webinars, which must be completed in a linear progression. You can proceed through the course at your own pace. You can submit questions to at any time.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at

Course Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Lesson 1: Introduction to Hybrid Training FREE 00:34:00
Section 2: Physiology
Lesson 2: Cardiopulmonary and Musculoskeletal Adaptations FREE 01:18:00
Lesson 3: Work Capacity and Energy Systems FREE 01:05:00
Section 3: Strength and Endurance Training
Lesson 4: Endurance Training for the Strength Athlete FREE 01:07:00
Lesson 5: Strength Training for the Endurance Athlete FREE 00:43:00
Section 4: Analysis and Programming
Lesson 6: Movement Analysis FREE 01:08:00
Lesson 7: Sample Programming FREE 00:50:00
Section 5: Exams
Hybrid Certification Level 1 Multiple Choice Exam Unlimited
Hybrid Certification Level 1 Short Answer Exam Unlimited
Hybrid Certification Level 1 Programming Exam Unlimited
  • $150.00
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate

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