Poliquin International Certification Program
PICP™ Level 1: Regional Coach
Online Sections and Practical Course completion required for full PICP Level 1 Certification
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When you register for a PICP™ Level 1 Course, students will receive the following materials to complete the course:
- PICP™ Level 1 Theory Manual
- PICP™ Level 1 Theory Review DVD
- PICP™ Level 1 Technical DVD
- Online Access to the Theory and Technical Sections
For successful completion of the PICP™ Level 1 Course, students must pass the online Theory and Technical Exams prior to coming to class and pass the PICP™ Level 1 Upper Body Structural Balance Assessment during the 2-day in-person Practical.
The PICP™ Level 1 Theory Online section teaches coaches & trainers the different strength qualities and the scientific basis of the following loading parameters: Manipulation of Reps, Manipulation of Sets, Rest Intervals and Science of Tempo. This section includes an online multiple-choice exam that requires a passing grade of 92% or better.
The PICP™ Level 1 Technical Online section will touch on different types of training systems by its strength qualities and loading parameters. This section includes an online multiple-choice exam that requires a passing grade of 92% or better.
The 2-day Practical Course will focus on the Upper Body Structural Balance Assessment. In class, students will learn the primary and remedial lifts associated with the assessment. Students will also learn Upper Body Exercise Progressions. By the end of the course, students will be required to administer the assessment.
The Upper Body Structural Balance Assessment is Pass/Fail exam based on a scoring rubric that students will receive at the beginning of class.
Following the successful completion of the PICP™ Level 1 Theory, Technical and Practical sections, coaches will have access to supplemental videos featuring the Level 1 exercises and progressions in the Poliquin™ Coaches Community. Coaches will also be listed in our international Trainer Directory.
Interested in completing PICP™ Level 1 and 2 at the same time? Register for the PICP™ Ultimate Package!
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