Plyometric training is more than the commonly referred to “jump training”, it is a method that improves an athlete’s ability to perform explosively. Plyometrics specifically trains and improves the myostatic capabilities of the body. This course provides you with insight into understanding what plyometric training is, and when to apply it. Learn the science behind plyometrics and the chain of biomechanical events that lead up to accomplishing a true plyometric movement.
|What You Get with this eCourse
|40 Exercise Video Demos
|Education Support (w/course author)
|Cert of Completion
Online, multiple choice test
54 questions, limit = 1 hour
70% pass score
Instant test results
1 Free Online Re-Test
Test/Course access is good for 3 Years
Understanding Plyometric Training
Plyometric Warm Ups
Foundational Plyometric Exercises
Risks & Rewards of Plyometrics
Safe Client Progression
Common Misconceptions & Answers
After your purchase of this course, you will receive an email confirmation and instructions for accessing all course material, videos and the test through your personal NFPT online account. When you pass the test, you are instantly awarded your certificate of completion for printing and display. If you are an NFPT Certified Personal Trainer, your continuing education credits (CECs) automatically post to your account.
Meet the Author
President & CEO of THE ARENA, Owner of Fit and Functional
Charles DeFrancesco provides all in-house education to the ARENA staff. Charles was co-founder of Greenwich Sports Medicine, where he was in charge of all personal training and therapy operations for over five years. Currently Charles is a consultant for Westchester Sports and Wellness, Tomorrow Medicine and Phoenix Fitness. He is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and by the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT). He is also USAW Olympic lifting certified and Equinox Fitness Group Prenatal certified. Charles has completed specialty courses for Functional Exercise Specialist, Cardiac Conditions (AFPA), attended EFTI, and has over 7 years of clinical experience. Charles was a guest speaker at the 2009 IHRSA conference in San Diego. He also holds year round seminars and educational courses in the tri-state area. Charles is a contributing author to NFPT education course material and is a presenter on various topics, including: basic movement screenings, essentials of core training, flexibility and strength & conditioning. Charles works with a variety of doctors and has consulted with them on developing programs and training staff for their rehabilitation facilities. In addition, he consults with commercial gyms, corporate parks and fitness studios. Charles recently received his license in NY and CT for Health, Life and Accident Insurance. This license allows him to work with carriers to help members get discounts and gym reimbursements and allows Charles to offer full service corporate wellness programs.