You Will Learn

  • The different components of fitness
  • The basics of human metabolism
  • The various energy systems
  • How the body generates and stores energy
  • The different fuelling requirements of sports
  • Nurtitional and training periodisation for athletes
  • How to optimise fuelling for different sports
  • How to optimise recovery after activity through nutrition
  • How to optimise hydration for an athlete
  • How to optimise body composition for performance
  • How to achieve maximum performance

We offer flexible study
to suit any schedule

Our courses are online and thus they present a flexible mode of learning to suit any busy schedule. You can watch the animated videos at your convenience, pause to take notes, rewind to listen again to anything you think you missed the first time and thus ensure you absorb all the information needed to equip you with the right tools to achieve optimal results with your clients. You may complete the assessments when you feel you are ready and you may opt to watch the content as many times as needed so you feel ready and well prepared for the exam.

Our courses are fully accredited

Our courses are currently receiving accreditation in US, UK and Australia.

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  • Expert Instruction

    Our courses are designed and delivered by world leading experts, with affiliations with top global academic institutions. An expert is available to answer questions and to facilitate the learning process.

  • 12 week commitment

    The material is released in a progressive manner with each chapter becoming available every fortnight. This allows for a reasonable time to be able to digest all the information, go through the recommended further reading and facilitate an optimal learning process.

  • Great Value for Money

    Our courses are sold at very competitive prices. We guarantee a positive learning experience and we offer a money-back policy if you are not satisfied with the contents or the delivery mode.

Course Outline

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction to Athletic Performance

    By the end of this module you will

    • 1. understand the different fitness components such as strength, power, speed, agility, endurance, flexibility, mobility, coordination, sports-specific skills and others
    • 2. be acquainted with the complexity of the human metabolism
    • 3. be introduced to the synchronous regulation of anabolic and catabolic and metabolic processes
  • 2

    Module 2: Energy Systems and Fuels for Athletic Performance

    By the end of this module you will

    • 1. understand the different energy systems and the metabolism of fuels during activities of different intensities
    • 2. understand how the body stores energy and how hormones regulate storing energy in the body and generate energy from stores
    • 3. understand the different fuelling requirements of different sports, such as basketball or soccer, tennis, rowing, running and swimming
  • 3

    Module 3: Optimising Energy Levels to enhance Athletic Performance

    By the end of this module you will

    • 1. be able to address the fuelling requirements of an athlete for a sporting event, to ensure optimal energy levels during their sporting activity and boost their performance
    • 2. be able to optimise the recovery of the athlete by boosting their glycogen stores
    • 3. understand the carbohydrate and fat requirements of different sports and activities
  • 4

    Module 4: Hydration for Athletic Performance

    By the end of this module you will

    • 1. understand the importance of hydration for athletic performance
    • 2. understand what factors affect hydration
    • 3. be able to optimise the hydration status of an athlete
  • 5

    Module 5: Body Composition and Performance

    By the end of this module you will

    • 1. understand the different body composition requirements of different sports
    • 2. be acquainted with the ways the body regulates body composition
    • 3. be able to optimise the body composition of an athlete for their sport to boost their performance
  • 6

    Module 6: Optimising Athletic Performance

    By the end of this module you will

    • 1. understand how to create an optimal nutrition regime for a particular sport
    • 2. be able to optimise pre-event fuelling and hydration, during event fuelling and hydration, and post-event glycogen stores recovery and muscle tissue recovery and relaxation through tailored nutrition regimes for different sporting activities
    • 3. understand the importance of nutritional periodisation for optimal athletic performance

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