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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Materials: The Hybrid Athlete e-book