Course Description

This course is designed to introduce and prepare instructors in methods of teaching strength and conditioning programs. The course explores the scientific principles related to various aspects of resistance training and how they apply to children and youths. A "hands-on" approach will be used to integrate theoretical and practical application. The course will consider both biological and chronological age in the selection and implementation of various strength and conditioning techniques. The course will include, but not be limited to: the comparison of free weights with fixed machine based equipment; strength training techniques; the application of speed agility and quickness training; the suitability of Olympic lifting techniques; and the suitability of Plyometric training.


A C or better in PES 5051 "Foundations and Methods of Teaching Health Fitness"

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Section Title
Strategies for Teaching Strength Training
M, T, W, Th
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Jul 06, 2020 to Jul 09, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • On Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $600.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

The registration deadline is July 6, 2020 by the end of the day.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted Online through SPU prior to the first day of class will receive a 100% refund of SPU Tuition. No refunds will be given once the course has begun, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the final session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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