FST – Functional Strength Training


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Conducted by GĀYO FITNESS ACADEMY, this specialist course is approved by International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) – USA for 7 CEUs.

  • FST Objectives
  • Meaning & Relevance of Functional Training
  • Gary Gray’s Theory of Chain Reaction Locomotion Chains
  • Non-Functional to Functional applications
  • Fitness Assessment Tests – General
  • Functional Fitness Assessments Tests
  • 16 Fitness Goals
  • FST Considerations
  • Program Design
  • Functional Continuum
  • Warm-up
  • Developing Functional Strength – Core, Lower Body, Linear Speed
  • FST techniques – body balance, body weight, dumbbells, medicine balls, stability balls, pulleys & cables, bands and miscellaneous devices.
  • FST process – from assessment to execution.
  • FST – role in strength & aerobic training.
  • Designing FST programs
  • The practical training uses body weight, agility ladders, hurdles, medicine balls, stability balls, resistance bands, balance discs, kettle bells, slide boards, suspension training and weight training equipment.
Course Duration

Approximately 8 hours of classroom instruction in practice, subject to batch strength.

Learning Resources

– Manual in English
– Video Clips
– Teaching: Bi-lingual according to State / Venue

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