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Number: 716

July 24, 2023 - July 28, 2023
0800 - 1700

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Materials Provided: PSWI Instructor Manual, PWI memory stick loaded with all materials, report forms, fitness assessment forms, and power point presentations. Also provided are t-shirt and water bottle, NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning (text book).

Participants will need:  Laptop computer, cross trainer gym shoes, workout clothing.

Course description: Upon completing the course, participants will be qualified to teach fitness and wellness curriculum to in-service officers/fire fighters/ tactical teams as well as to cadets in an academy setting. They will be qualified to conduct fitness assessments, design appropriate nutrition programs, deliver classroom as well as hands-on fitness and wellness sessions, develop and implement appropriate and functional police/fire academy and in-service fitness sessions whether in a group setting or one-on-one.  Classroom topics include fitness curriculum requirements, instructor development, needs analysis and task analysis, anatomy, exercise physiology, bioenergetics, biomechanics, liability issues, developing proper frequency, intensity, duration, and work-to-rest ratios for peak performance, training adaptations, program design, using heart rate monitors, proper documentation and evaluation, appropriate nutrition education information, exercise psychology, and covering emergency service specific classroom topics.

This course incorporates numerous problem-based learning exercises including identifying and correcting liability issues, job specific task analysis, developing a performance improvement plan, designing appropriate fitness sessions, utilizing an injury report form, designing and critiquing a nutrition program, motivation and behavior change, designing workouts which require little or no equipment, and using a nutrition log.

Hands-on sessions include physical fitness test administration procedures, conducting a dynamic warm up, activities which improve peak functional performance for speed, agility, quickness and explosiveness, reactionary drills which improve performance on the street, proper vertical jump technique, muscular endurance activities, correct resistance training technique, administering fitness assessments for in-service personnel, designing proper circuits, incorporating competition to elicit peak intensity, and appropriate team building sessions.

Registration Information:

Class size limited to 22 participants.  Slots will not be reserved without payment or purchase order number.  Call or e-mail to request a registration packet.  Return completed packet along with payment.  PO, check, Visa, M/C accepted (+3.5% for credit card payments.)

LouKa Tactical Training

Call:  734-260-2981 with questions

Any applicant with health issues will be required to obtain medical clearance in order to participate.