Sessions

2014 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ West Sessions

All Sessions

704: What Every Trainer Should Know About Fascia
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
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 E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Muscles have long been thought to be the only relevant system in movement“the only regulators for tension. “Strengthen the muscular system if you want to jump higher, prevent knee injury, or move quicker,” was the common thought. But with new research comes a new understanding and perspective on the body. And things are changing fast! This thought-provoking and solution-oriented workshop will explore why we need to train the fascial system, and how to do it effectively.

705: CoreFitnessRoller®: Balance, Core, Strength
Workshop presented by: Nora St. John, MS, and Darya Bronston
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 0.00, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Combine core training, aerobic conditioning, strength training and the balance and release exercises of a foam roller in this inspiring workshop. The CoreFitnessRoller is a small, inexpensive piece of equipment that allows you to train clients in the gym or at home while focusing on key principles of alignment, balance, core control and functional movement patterns. Learn key exercises for working with anyone from the super fit to postrehabilitation clients. A detailed manual is included.

706: Real Solutions for Better Low-Back Function
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Chuck Wolf, MS
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 E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Explore the impact of the feet, hips, and thoracic spine on low-back biomechanics. Attendees will develop functional strategies to improve conditions such as sacroiliac dysfunction, low-back pain, spinal fusion, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, and the chain reaction upon spinal movements. Learn a regressive-to-progressive approach to improve functional strength and return to play for clients with back pain.

707: Regress Before You Progress
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
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 E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Trainers are constantly faced with reworking the exercise prescription when clients are not reaching their goals. Often, lack of client progress is due to dysfunction, which can be attributed to pain, injury or limitation in range of motion. Some people can't even handle their own body weight, let alone the forces that come with exercise. In this class, we will study exercise design strategies that intentionally require a client to go backwards (regress) in their training in order to finally make progress.

708: Perform Better®: R.I.P. Traditional Marketing
Lecture presented by: Todd Durkin, MA, and Lindsey Richardson
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 E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Are you looking to create a booming training business? Do you want to be the talk of the town and the leading training company in your community? Then it's time to say goodbye to traditional marketing vehicles and to lead with innovative, creative ways that capture the essence and emotion of your business. In this presentation, Todd and Lindsey will reveal five new nontraditional marketing strategies, tips to triple your online sales overnight, how to leverage your brand through social media, and much, much more!

709: Corporate Wellness
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
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 E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Jump into the corporate wellness market with these powerful strategies to get in the door, deliver smart wellness programs, and become the go-to person in your community for overhauling workplaces with healthy habits. This interactive session includes the most up-to-date research to support the need for corporate wellness initiatives, how to deliver a corporate wellness presentation to local businesses, as well as how to develop a 30-day action plan to implement such a program in your community. This session applies to the solo trainer, fitness manager and club owner.

710: Practical Nutrition Tips
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
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 E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Learn practical tips to support healthy nutrition choices, starting with the food's origin and following its journey to the plate. Differentiate foods with nutritional value from the persuasion of product marketing by examining nutrition facts labels and providing general guidelines for choosing macronutrients. Explore the impact of food preparation on retaining nutrients, identify safe cooking methods, and get the information you need to make more informed nutrition choices that support health and vitality.

720: Top 10 TRX® Exercises
Workout presented by: Hayley Hollander
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Enjoy this metabolically challenging TRX Suspension Training® workout that is designed to maximally load the body while working in multiple dimensions. All you need to challenge your body to the core are 10 exercises of 10 repetitions each. Come work out with us!

721: Total-Body Core Training
Workshop presented by: Pete McCall, 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)
The gait movement pattern is the default operating system for the human body. During the gait, the core functions as the axis of rotation as the thoracic spine and pelvis rotate in opposite directions while the body is moving in a vertical position. This practical workshop will help you understand integrated anatomy and learn strategies for using total-body exercises to create a strong and stable core.

722: LTS™: Cool New Tools and Programming for Boot Camps
Workout presented by: Marc Lebert
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
This session is sure to keep your group exercise and boot camp sessions fresh, fun and challenging with the portable Equalizer™ and Buddy System™! You'll experience a multitude of agility and mobility drills, compound body weight movements, unique unilateral rowing and manual resistance exercises, partner training, athletic conditioning drill sequences, unique class programming, and more! Your toolbox will be full after this one! This encore presentation has been updated for 2014.

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.
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