Running for success was written by running technique specialist and owner of DC Run, Dave Chamberlain. This course is not only for trainers wanting to build their knowledge of the principles of running but also wanting to build their client base. There are over a 1000 fun runs around Australia each year, and whether they are aiming for a personal best or just trying to finish, thousands upon thousands of Australian’s strap on their running shoes each year to take part, there are almost 100,000 participants in Sydney’s City to Surf alone. Running for Success will teach you all the skills needed to be a top running coach and also show you how to tap into this huge market of runners all needing help to complete their newest challenge.
This course is for you
- If you want to learn the correct running mechanics and technique
- If you want to learn how to assess your own clients running style
- If you want to prescribe practical drills, exercises and programs to deliver safe and effective transition to a more efficient running.
- If you want to understand the additional considerations to take into account when working with female clients
- You will receive a 10km running program that you can implement for clients wanting to complete a fun run.
The purpose of this course is to introduce and explain the key components of running mechanics, technique, assessment, analysis, enhancement and programing.
Participants will learn how to evaluate a client’s running technique and practically apply the basic physiological, biomechanical and neurological principles of correct and optimal running form, strength and mobility.
To develop an understanding of the fundamental theoretical and practical components of running, including; how we run, the phases of running gait, common technique faults and how to correct them.
To learn how to safely teach and promote effective running technique.
To gain an understanding of the key elements of client video assessment and what to look for.
To gain an in depth knowledge of the practical drills, exercises and programming required to make a structured, safe and effective transition to more efficient running.
To learn the importance of a dynamic warm-up, performing and providing guidance on running specific warm-up exercises.
To understand how to safely progress and transition clients to a more efficient style of running, minimizing impact and energy expenditure and improving performance.
To understand the additional considerations to take into account when working with female clients.
To understand how to advise client’s wishing to transition to a ‘barefoot’ running style.