IDEA World and TRX have teamed up to bring you a fully immersive and unforgettable experience. Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced vet, this year’s sessions are designed to help you unwrap powerful skills and discover effective strategies for achieving success in this ultra competitive & ever-changing business.
This exclusive education track is included with your IDEA World registration
TRX® EVOLUTION: Breakthrough Workout
Session 203 • Thursday • 7:30–8:15am
Zack Van Wagoner
There is no better way to kick off your 2019 IDEA World than with this TRX high-intensity workout. Experience that next-level HIIT with innovative programming concepts wrapped in an unforgettable training experience that will provide ideas and inspiration for your own workouts and set up your whole conference to be the amazing learning experience that it is!
Assessment and Corrective Strategies for Optimal Movement
Session 222 • Thursday • 8:35–10:25am
What are the most common movement issues and deficiencies that many people struggle with? This hands-on session is a deep dive into the most impactful corrective strategies and exercises to address these issues, and will explore the amazing movement assessment information that is now easily available. Learn how to utilize these evidence-based techniques through TRX® MAPS case studies to assess, correct and reassess your clients for better movement and optimal performance.
Functional Training Coaching Workshop
Session 262 • Thursday • 8:35–10:25am
This challenging session begins with an advanced functional training workout wrapped in an engaging experience that will have you challenged, entertained and gasping for more! Then dive deep behind the curtain to explore the programming design, coaching tactics and insider secrets required to create an optimal training experience in a high-energy, multimodality setting. Get ready for the ultimate functional training experience!
The Underlying Goal of Every Workout: Creating Confidence to Drive Results
Session 292 • Thursday • 4:00–5:50pm
Using a powerful movement-based training approach, this coaching workshop will unlock your ability to create small victories for your clients in every session, resulting in confidence, competence and a sense of mastery. Learn how the accessibility and self-paced challenge aspect, intrinsic to TRX Foundational Movement-driven workouts, can help you create small but effective wins for your clients. Using precision to drive intensity, this in-depth session will help you deliver peak results and enhanced durability while bridging the gap between what “right” looks like and what “right” feels like for your clients.
Scaling From One to Many: Creating a Personal Training Experience in a Group Setting
Session 405 • Friday • 7:30–9:20am
Creating a personal training experience in a group training setting is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing personal trainers today. This critical session provides a comprehensive process to achieve just that. Learn how to apply an advanced coaching system to generate a compelling and effective training experience no matter how many people you are in front of. Scale yourself, scale your experience and scale your business to the next level.
Using Research to Enhance Your Coaching and Programming Skills
Session 435 • Friday • 9:40–11:30am
Moderator: Brynne Elliott, MS; Panelists: Michol Dalcourt, Chris Frankel, MS, and Len Kravitz, PhD
This must-attend session pulls together three of the top minds in training to share their perspectives on the most impactful and important emerging research in the fitness industry. Learn what’s shaking up the training world and how these new, interesting and disruptive concepts can be integrated and applied to your professional practice to vault you to the next level.
TRX®: Beyond the Basics—The Evolution of Suspension Training®
Session 474 • Friday • 2:30–4:20pm
Chris Frankel, MS, and Fraser Quelch
Redefine what you know about TRX Suspension Training in this three-part session encompassing research, technique and coaching! Inform your training with the latest and most relevant Suspension Training research; expand your TRX exercise library with a series of more nuanced yet highly effective TRX movements and combinations; and learn to coach movements to drive physiology with impactful TRX coaching methods.
The Wildly Profitable Personal Trainer
Session 505 • Friday • 4:40–5:40pm
Explore progressive approaches to turning your personal training practice into a thriving business. In this session, Fraser will share his personal success stories along with many of his insights from decades of experience. Redefine your business mindset, boost revenue, access new training markets and scale your business to new heights.
Training the Female Athlete
Session 607 • Saturday • 7:30–9:20am
Leigh Crews, Farel Hruska and Shana Verstegen
This important session addresses critical considerations for optimizing the training of female athletes at three different stages. Join these industry leaders as they each share their key insights and strategies for female performance, whether they be standard gender training considerations, pre/postnatal or seasoned veterans.
Training Business Essentials
Session 632 • Saturday • 9:40–11:30am
Moderator: Brent Leffel; Panelists: Rick Cusick, Shauna Harrison and Randy Hetrick
This exciting and diverse panel will share their key insights on the most important business trends in personal training, ranging from personal branding, digital marketing, becoming a social icon and more. Learn from the best in the industry and accelerate your business.
Wrapping the “Go” With the “Show”
Session 676 • Saturday • 2:30–4:20pm
Marc Coronel, Tahneetra Crosby and Susane Pata
As professionals, it is easy to get excited about the science, coaching and efficiency behind a workout, but let’s face it, for most of our participants it is the experience that keeps them coming back for more. Learn how to deepen and expand your programming process to include multiple layers of training elements that combine to create an optimal experience in every workout you deliver. This unique session focuses on how to systematically apply innovative team tactics to tap into the true power of a group, and create a fun, competitive and cooperative team environment.
Movement as a Vital Sign
Session 704 • Saturday • 4:40–5:40pm
Chris Frankel, MS
Blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature, oxygen saturation and respiration rate have long served as key indicators to the status of the body’s vital functions and been used to help assess general physical health. Learn why movement should also be considered a vital sign! This illuminating session addresses the rationale behind this statement and the exciting implications of what it means to you and your practice as a coach and trainer.