Sessions

2014 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ West Sessions

All Sessions

723: Rolling for Resilience, by OPTP
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Angela Kneale, OTR
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.25, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
As a health and fitness educator who always cares for others, how well do you take care of yourself? Spend some time lying and rolling on OPTP's new STAR ROLLER™. Our bodies are designed for resilience: all of our cells, tissues, organs, structures and body systems continually monitor, balance, repair and restore for our optimal wellness. Physical health and resilience is interconnected with our thoughts, feelings and ways of being. Rolling allows you to playfully explore and observe posture habits, and restore and create healthful, efficient, balanced and joyful movement.

724: NASM®: Nutrition for Improved Performance
Lecture presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.25, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Consumer demand, fueled in part by more competitive-type events and the rising popularity of shorter, more vigorous exercise programs, has paved the way for research to explore and develop nutrition strategies for the pre-, during and post- stages of exercise. This session delivers knowledge and practical applications on hydration, and on protein and carbohydrate fueling to successfully educate, coach and drive success. Join us and learn how to train smart and hard to achieve success.

725: Perform Better®: Xtreme Sport Circuits
Workout presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
This is the workout you have been waiting for! World-renowned performance coach Todd Durkin delivers a high-energy, heart-thumping and exhilarating workout utilizing the latest tools, innovative exercises and motivational tactics to get the most out of your clients“and you. By integrating strength, speed, power, quickness, agility, reaction, mobility, recovery, and of course mindset, this workout will provide you with tons of new ideas for training weekend warriors, fitness enthusiasts and athletes of all ages to be their absolute physical and mental best!

726: The HIIT Wheel With Dynamax®
Workout presented by: Jeremy Shore
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Experience the best of Dynamax's high-velocity, partner-based exercises and programming, all formatted into one workout. Utilizing the HIIT Wheel you will create high-intensity interval training that leaves no client out and no rep undone. Wheel workouts are perfect for any fitness level and training goal, and can be integrated into one-on-one, small-group and boot camp formats.

727: Train Any Client, Anywhere, With TheraBand® Resistance Training
Workshop presented by: Mike Bracko, EdD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.25, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Do your clients tell you they don't have time to be in the gym? Then meet them where they can meet you! Maximize your personal and small-group training by taking TheraBand resistance training anywhere and guide them through a great workout. Take away 30 resistance exercises and progressions for delivery of closed kinetic chain movements. Just because your clients can't get to the gym, it doesn't mean they can't get the workout in!

728: Learn to Sell
Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Most personal trainers are uncomfortable with the selling aspect of personal training. Learn the words that enhance the selling process, how to overcome objections and how to develop a first phone call or consultation script. You'll review the best ways to perform a complimentary session, how to effectively encourage client referrals and how to close the sale. Walk away with the skills to get clients to buy your services.

729: Build Your Brand on Social Media
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Get behind-the-scenes tips on how to build a strong social media following to grow your brand, earn extra revenue and create raving fans. Learn smarter ways to post content that will get more eyeballs on your message. Take home strategies to gain more friends, followers and fans. After this session, you'll no longer relegate social media posts, tweets and pics to the last thing on your to-do list. You'll be compelled to focus on this important branding and business-building tool. #MustAttend

730: Natural Solutions to Pain
Lecture presented by: Dr Marc Bubbs ND
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.25, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
The more you train, stiff and achy joints start to influence how much or how hard you train. Joint pain and inflammation can build up and keep you off the playing field and away from exercise. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications are a short-term solution, but in the long term they will compromise your joint integrity and overall health. This lecture will explore natural anti-inflammatory herbs and nutrients that will cool your inflammation and get you back in the gym or on the field in no time!

740: TRX®: Advanced Rip™ Training
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, MSPT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
Take your Rip Training to the next level. Learn how to manipulate powerful variables and modifications, advanced techniques and new secrets to maximize the effectiveness of this amazing modality. Advanced Rip Training takes a systematic approach to peel back the next layer of programming that will allow trainers to coach, modify and progress clients of every level more effectively, bringing them world-class results.

741: Different PLAY for Different People
Workshop presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
PLAY has been around forever. It means different things to different people. Even though everyone does it and it is supposed to be fun, not everyone likes to PLAY the same way. The wrong type of PLAY can frustrate and upset people, while the right type can refresh and inspire people to move. Together, we'll explore different types of people and different types of PLAY. Learn how to match the right type of PLAY to the right person to enhance anyone's exercise experience.

Thursday

500: TRX®: Sports Medicine Suspension Training® Course
Workshop
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISFTA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.80, NASM 0.80, NCCPT 0.80, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Thursday, 8:30am-5:30pm

This course takes your TRX Suspension Training® education to the next level. You’ll learn how to incorporate TRX Suspension Training into the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal diseases or disabilities. Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Competently demonstrate and teach the TRX sports medicine exercises and modifications.
  • Learn treatments for common injuries through case scenario formats.
  • Provide therapeutic and preventive exercise applications for common musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Join the official TRX directory of trainers and facilities.

This is a Level 2 course. It requires you to have previously taken a TRX Suspension Training Course (STC) or a TRX Group Suspension Training Course (GSTC) or be a licensed healthcare professional. Licensed healthcare professionals who have not taken the Level 1 STC or GSTC are required to complete the pre-course prep work prior to attending this preconference course. The prep work will be sent via email after registration is completed.

See more at: www.trxtraining.com/products/trx-sports-medicine-suspension-training-course-l2#sthash.ndAIDI8S.dpuf

Approved for continuing education credits from the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 7.0 ISSA, 0.7 NASM, 7.0 NATA, 8.0 PTA Global, and 8.0 SkillsActive REPS. CECs from other agencies are pending.

501: A Day of IMPACT—A Life of LEADERSHIP
Lecture
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.50, ACSM 5.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 5.00, BOC 4.75, CHEK 5.00, CI 5.00, IFPA 5.00, ISFTA 5.00, ISSA 5.00, NAFC 0.50, NASM 0.50, NCCPT 0.50, NCSF 3.50, NESTA 0.70, NETA 5.00, NFPT 0.50, NPI 5.00, NSCA 0.70, NSPA 5.00, PTAG 5.00

Thursday, 10:30am-5:30pm

In this intensive, personal and professional program on leadership at all levels, business owner and industry leader Todd Durkin will provide an in-depth, experiential program to develop the leader within. This 6-hour preconference will provide you a unique opportunity to not only go through Todd’s IMPACT Leadership program, but also to dive deeply into working on your business instead of in your business.
Todd will deliver specific coaching questions to ignite action in multiple areas of your business and life to enhance your overall success. In addition, you will take part in a fully facilitated roundtable Mastermind experience that will allow you to connect with Todd and other fellow leaders for additional ideas, feedback and support.
Whether you are a one-person solo-preneur, a manager leading a large brand, an owner/operator of a training facility or a passionate fitness professional looking for a deeper entrepreneurial experience, this is your opportunity to seize the day and create maximum IMPACT in your life and those around you!

502: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM®): Women’s Fitness Specialist Workshop
Workshop
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 4.00, BOC 3.75, CHEK 4.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, ISFTA 4.00, ISSA 4.00, NAFC 0.00, NASM 0.00, NCCPT 0.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.30, NETA 4.00, NFPT 0.50, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.40, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 4.00

Thursday, 12:00-4:00pm

According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), more than half of all female gym members use personal training services. NASM developed the Women’s Fitness Specialist (WFS) credential to educate health and fitness professionals on how to effectively design exciting and engaging workouts to keep clients motivated. This workshop helps you recognize the female client’s unique needs, while teaching how to deliver training solutions throughout the different phases of a woman’s life. This workshop also helps prepare individuals for the WFS credential, covering the science behind the female body, fitness considerations for different phases, and specific nutritional needs.

Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand key anatomical and physiological considerations when working with the female client.
  • Better understand the unique needs of pre- and postnatal clients, and pre- and post-menopausal women.
  • Identify strategies to effectively transform women from “fat to fit.”
  • Discuss specific dietary female practices, including vegetarianism.
  • Implement key strategies for marketing your services as a Women’s Fitness Specialist.

Approved for 0.4 NASM CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending.

550: Making Dollars (and Sense) Using Different Training Philosophies
Lecture presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block A - Thursday, 6:00-7:50pm
Have you ever taken different educational offerings and then thought to yourself, “I’m totally confused“everyone seems to be saying something different?” What if, in fact, everyone is saying the same thing? What if you were shown how to take all this education and mold it into a client-centered program? Would that be helpful to you? Then join me as we dive into the beautiful aspect of fitness known as “variation.” Come see how to view your education from a client’s perspective. You will leave with clarity, practical case studies, and a system to help you assimilate multiple educational philosophies and strategies into the one that best fits your clients.

Friday

649: Your Business Starter Kit
Lecture presented by: Gail Sophia Edgell
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Are you just starting out in business and are overwhelmed as to what to do first? We can all agree that the to-do list for starting your business is extensive. In this interactive session, we will help you to clarify your niche, determine the marketability of your niche, establish strong lead sources and learn what to do with those leads, plus determine your marketing “funnel” for your business. Walk away with templates and resources to assist you in starting your business.

650: Common Mistakes in Corrective Exercise
Lecture presented by: Christopher McGrath
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Corrective exercise has been a popular practice in personal training for some time. While there are several approaches to corrective exercise, some strategies are oversimplified and others may be beyond the fitness professional's scope of practice. This lecture addresses professional boundaries, assessment tools, appropriate strategies, and fundamental principles in corrective exercise. Walk away with a new critical thought process that can be implemented into your existing corrective practices, and learn to address the obstacles faced when delivering corrections to clients who just want a

Saturday

767: Use Social Media to Train
Lecture presented by: Hayley Hollander
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 0.00, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
With over 1.11 billion on Facebook, 500 million on Twitter and 1 billion unique YouTube channels, your clients are no doubt ENGAGED. You, too, may be familiar with using these sites to navigate and communicate with the world, but are you using them to their fullest potential to train and build your business? Hayley will offer several key strategies, utilizing different social media platforms, that are sure to garner maximum exposure, interaction and client onboarding.

768: Youth Athletics
Lecture presented by: Mike Bracko, EdD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
Training youth athletes is becoming the next big thing in fitness. Young athletes need safe and practical training for high levels of performance and to improve fitness and health. Learn the proper training protocols for young athletes and realize that kids are not “little adults” as it relates to strength and conditioning. This session is a must attend for trainers who are looking at ways to make alternative streams of revenue and/or to increase their facility’s exposure.

769: TPPT: Evidence-Based Approach to Myofascial Release
Lecture presented by: Cassidy Phillips, and Kyle Stull
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
The science, or lack thereof, behind self-myofascial release is quickly gaining more and more attention as the popularity of foam rolling products and education are being developed. This workshop will cover some of the latest research and variabilities surrounding the topic ad what you can do to yield the greatest return for your clients.

770: Community Relations and External Marketing Initiatives for Training Directors and Entrepreneurs
Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 0.00, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
If you're not actively creating community relations and external marketing initiatives, you're missing out on maximizing exposure for your personal training department or business. This session will teach you real-life examples of programs that have worked to generate referrals, enhance retention, and increase overall revenues. This session is recommended for fitness directors, training department managers and business owners.

Sunday

813: Saving Your Knees in a Quad-Dominant World
Workshop presented by: Brian Richey
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
Patello-femoral syndrome, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscus injuries are becoming too prevalent. Too many people are quad dominant and that could be leading to serious knee injuries. In this session, we will examine the anatomy and structure of the knee and lower extremity, learn simple assessment techniques to discover if your clients are quad dominant, and learn how to progress clients safely. Take away techniques to rehabilitate and protect the knees while developing increased strength and explosive power.

814: I Q U Do! The Art of Intelligent Coaching
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
Have you ever recorded yourself training or coaching a client? Were you happy with how you sounded? Do you feel like your cues give you the intended result? If the answer is no, then this workshop is for you! Learn the art of intelligent cuing with simple strategies that will make all the difference with your communication skills. No matter what type of client you train, being an effective coach is an art form!

815: Use Technology to Transform Your Training
Lecture presented by: Patrick Jak
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
Technology is changing how we communicate, do business, entertain and even get fit. Learn about simple tools used to create training plans as well as more sophisticated devices that track movement, biological functions and performance. From apps and social media to heart rate monitors. From GPS tracking to complex software and metabolic testing, technology can create a positive impact on how you interact with your clients. Discover ways to incorporate technology and how to avoid the shortcomings of training in a high-tech world.

816: NASM®: Explore Metabolic Cardiovascular Training
Lecture presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
If metabolism is as unique as a fingerprint, then your client's program should be equally unique. Discover the latest metabolic cardiovascular training (MCT) techniques, built around VT1 and VT2 (unique markers of fat and carbohydrate utilization in your body). Learn how to assess, design and deliver unique programs to achieve true results for weight loss and performance. It's time to rethink the way you train, and retrain the way you think about cardio programming.
Page « first12