How To Maximize Your Training

There are so many "coaches" on social media who want to help you achieve your fitness goals by having you join their team or take a supplement. Most often, time and money are wasted on "unlocking the secret" yet you're still trying to learn how it is you're supposed to maximize your training.

There's more to working out than just picking up a weight. In order to maximize your training, the creation of a strength training classification system is needed. This helps to maximize the development of yourself, a client or athlete. Fundamental movement patterns also need to be defined in order to build framework.

This means when it comes to approaching exercise selection and program design, it's important to go through movement pattern archetypes, baseline movements, and progressions to fully understand where to start and how to progress in order to achieve your specific goals.

Proper strength training techniques not only involve being able to see the correct movement, but feel it as well- sensory and motor components are key to maximizing training!

How to maximize your training

We are hosting The Blueprint For Strength seminar led by Eric Schmitt, the Director of Sports Performance at UCSB and would like for you to join us as Eric shares exactly how to apply the above techniques into a fitness routine for ourselves, clients or athletes.

Here's what you will learn:

- The how’s and whys of creating a strength training classification system, and how to truly use it to maximize the development of your athletes, clients, or yourself.

- How to take complex training methods used on elite athletes and turn them into a systematic, easy to use applicable approach.

- How to define each fundamental movement pattern in order to build a framework for exercise selection and program design.

- Why the proper strength training technique involves being able to see and feel the right thing.

-Understand the sensory and motor components of each movement pattern.

We will also go step by step through movement pattern archetypes, baseline movements and progressions ignorer to understand where to start and how to progress. An extensive practical portion involves demonstrating. There will be opportunities to experience each movement pattern firsthand.

Another thing to mximize is your continuing education hours. In this seminary you will learn practical information you can take and apply right away.

Click here to purchase your ticket. Don't forget to enter the discount code MSP245 at check-out!


About Eric Schmitt:

Eric Schmitt

Eric Schmitt is the Director of Sports Performance at the University of Santa Barbara where he oversees all aspects of strength & conditioning and nutritional needs of the 450 Gaucho student-athletes across 20 programs. Eric was hired at UCSB after serving as the Assistant Director of Sports Performance at UCLA where he was responsible for the assessment, design and implementation of all aspects of the men’s soccer, men’s and women’s golf, and men’s and women’s water polo teams athletic performance programs. He designed and implemented all aspects of performance enhancement programming from in-season and off-season sport specific preparation, movement skills, plyometric, speed, agility, conditioning, and injury prevention.

Before arriving at UCLA, Eric held a dual Graduate Associate position in Strength and Conditioning and Applied Nutrition at Springfield College. As a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach he worked primarily with the men’s lacrosse and soccer teams. He has completed various internships in Physical Therapy at San Luis Sports Therapy, and in Strength and Conditioning at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning (Boston, MA) and the San Jose Sharks Hockey Club.

Eric earned his bachelor’s of science from California Polytechnic State University with a concentration in Kinesiology in 2011, graduating magna cum laude. He obtained a Master’s of Science in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College in 2013.

His certifications include NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Functional Strength Coach, Functional Movement Systems, United States of America Weightlifting and Precision Nutrition.

He is a regular speaker at local colleges, clinics and seminars on a variety of topics. He was also a featured presenter at the Allegiate Gym Seminar of Strength on the topic “Redefining Your Approach to Sleep”, and the Human Performance Clinic on “Creating and Implementing an Objective Training Classification System”.

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