Discover what it takes to build a monster of athletic performance and how Charlie approaches the physical development process form multiple viewpoints. He’ll show you how he integrates a movement based approach with the development of strength, power, speed and endurance
What is “corrective exercise” and how does it fit into the paradigm of physical preparation? In this lecture, Charlie shares his thoughts on what corrective exercise really is and what it isn’t and he demonstrates the best practices using real audience members to show how it should be done.
Charlie is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He was most recently the Director of Physical Performance and Resiliency and Lead Physical Therapist for the United States Marines Corps Special Operations Command in Camp Lejeune, NC. He is also Director of Clinical Education for the Vibraflex Whole-Body Vibration and Andante Medical, the makers of the SmartStep, mobile force plate. He graduated from Ursinus College with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science in 1996, and went on to earn an MSPT in 1999 and DPT in 2010 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Prior to returning to his home state of New Jersey in the Fall of 2006 after 12 seasons of professional basketball, he was the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA. Among the highlights of his tenure in Philadelphia was being part of the medical staff that ranked 1st in the NBA in Player Missed Games in the 2005-2006 season.
Through rehabbing patients, he subscribes to a movement-based approach popularized by the works of Gray Cook, Mike Boyle, Pavel Tsatsuline, Dr. Vladimir Janda, Dr. Stuart McGill, and Dr. Pavel Kolar. In training athletes and clients, he champions the principles of the Functional Movement Screen and sound, scientific training principles. Some of the methodologies Charlie is formally trained in include DNS, ART, Dry Needling, Graston, FMS/SFMA, and the RKC.
Aside from working with patients, athletes and clients, he is also under the bar himself. In 2007, he achieved AAPF Elite status in the 220 weight class with a total of 1915 pounds. His best powerlifting competition total is 800 squat, 510 bench press and 605 deadlift. He has also performed the famous “Van Dam Lift” with the 106lb Kettlebell.
Patrick shares his views on what the “physiological buzzer zone” is and how stress, fitness, fatigue and training all play a role in how athlete responds to training. This lecture will cover Patrick’s model of adaptation, injuries, and give the overall foundation of how the questions of training should be approached.
Patrick’s second lecture on the concept of the physiological buzzer zone will take you deep into practical examples of how to apply this concept the real world of training. Extensive examples are given of how to organize training to maximize an athlete’s buffer zone to ensure both maximal performance and minimal chance of injury.
Patrick Ward is a leading industry expert and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, and a licensed Massage Therapist. Over the past 11yrs, Patrick has had the pleasure of working with athletes at all levels in a variety of sports disciplines, such as baseball, football, golf, soccer, volleyball, powerlifting, and Olympic athletes. Additionally, Patrick has worked with teams such as the Seattle Sounders Soccer Club and Eastern Washington University Football.
Patrick has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as the NSCA-AZ State Clinic, NSCA Southwest Regional Clinic, and the Seattle Sounders Sports Science Weekend as well as assisting in teaching Neuromuscular Therapy Courses to massage therapists, physical therapists, and chiropractors, with Judith DeLany through the Neuromuscular Therapy Center
Patrick’s general philosophy on training centers around three main tenets – move well, manage stress, and get fit. Through these three pillars of Patrick’s philosophy the athlete is assessed and an individualized training program is designed to meet the athlete’s needs. Patrick currently lives in Portland, OR and maintains a popular industry blog optimumsportsperformance where he frequently discusses his ideas on training and soft tissue therapy
Every effective training program starts with an assessment of the athlete’s strengths, weaknesses, needs and goals. In order for this assessment to be meaningful, however, it must be based on a model of performance with real world correlation to success in the sport. In this module, you’ll be shown step-by-step how Joel uses MS excel to build a performance model for each sport and you’ll be able to download his sample performance model excel template.
One of the most important and yet often overlooked areas of training is program management. The truth that many fitness professionals never talk about is that everyone is an individual and their differences must be taken account on a daily basis if performance is truly to be maximized. In this module, you’ll discover Joel’s top keys to effective program management as well as how he uses the latest technological tools to get the best results for each and every athlete.
Joel Jamieson is widely regarded as one of the world’s most foremost authorities on strength and conditioning for combat sports and author of the best selling books of all time on the subject Ultimate MMA Conditioning. He has more than 8 years experience working with many of the top athletes in the sport and has trained over 30 of the biggest names in MMA, including 9 world champions. Prior to his work in combat sports, he spent time in D-1 football and worked in the NFL. Over the years, he has trained countless teams and athletes from the NFL, MLS, NHL and NBA and Olympic competitors.
Joel is a contributing expert to many top fitness and training magazines including Fight! Fighting Fit, Men’s Fitness, UFC magazine. He is also a highly sought after guest speaker at conferences all over the world and has presented at prestigious events such as the Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group Conference, the Central Virginia Sports Performance Seminar, and the Seattle Sounders FC Sports Science Weekend. His website 8weeksout is one of the top strength and conditioning sites on the web and his revolutionary BioForce HRV training management system has been used by elite level athletes and teams all over the world.
Joel, Charlie, and Patrick have created a resource that is foundational to that process. Essential skills for every strength and conditioning, fitness, or health professional include identifying the clients’ needs, determining readiness for activity across all physiological systems, monitoring favorable and unfavorable responses to the training program, and managing the training process on a daily basis.
Each presenter offers insight across this entire spectrum of skills based on knowledge and experience from their own unique perspective. This seminar is a great measuring stick to determine how you stack up against some of the best in the industry in regard to knowledge, understanding, and application of the training process.”
The information they publish is practical, scientifically-driven and proven. The Strength in Motion seminar was one of the most informative conference in have ever attended. I was able to take information directly from the talks and apply it immediately to my own programming Monday morning. I believe any coach, trainer or athlete would benefit greatly from purchasing the DVD & our staff will be purchasing a copy to add to our library!”