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Learn how to use powerlifting techniques and movements to increase your client's overall strength.





12 month plan

19 Credits

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How It Works

  1. Enroll now and get instant access

  2. Study at your own pace

  3. Use your dedicated Success Coach for study help

  4. Take chapter quizzes to see your progress

  5. Pass the open-book, untimed Final Exam from anywhere!

What You'll Learn From This Course

Our course materials provide everything you need to ensure long-term success as an Advanced Powerlifting Specialist. We regularly update our materials to ensure ISSA is always at the forefront of current practices and providing the latest in modern innovations.

  1. The Fundamentals - Master powerlifting movements and form to safely and effectively teach clients.

  2. Evaluation and Assessment - Become an expert in evaluating and assessing your clients' foundation and how to best guide them to reach their goals.

  3. Teaching and Technique - Learn the proper way to complete powerlifting movements and how to effectively instruct correct form to your clients.

  4. Individualized Program Design - Learn how to create programs specifically tailored to your clients' abilities and needs to successfully increase their strength.

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What You'll Get With This Powerlifting Course

  1. Online Course Textbook

    The main course text includes everything you need to become an ISSA Powerlifting Instructor. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.

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  1. Online Textbooks

  2. Online Videos

  3. Textbook Downloads

  4. Free Professional Website

  5. Unlimited Educational Support

Become an Advanced Powerlifting Specialist!

From the fundamentals of the sport, to client program application - become an expert in all things powerlifting. With ISSA's complete course, you will gain all the tools you need to crush your client's goals, big or small. Gain all of this knowledge with ISSA's totally online course that will allow you to study, take the exams, and complete the course from the setting of your choice - and at your own pace.

Through ISSA's Powerlifting Course, discover the benefits of powerlifting and how to develop and train students of all ages. Diversify your skill set as a trainer and give your clients the strength results they are searching for.

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Becoming an Advanced Powerlifting Specialist means you'll have the specific knowledge you need to:
  • Explain and understand the basic movements of the human body

  • Evaluate and assess your clients' current physical ability, and how to progress them to their desired goals

  • Identify movement issues and prevent injury

  • Create individualized programs for your client tailored to their body's starting point, needs and goals

As an Advanced Powerlifting Specialist you'll be able to help your clients move better in their daily lives, reduce risk of injury and crush their strength goals.

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Who are Advanced Powerlifting Specialists?

ISSA Advanced Powerlifting Specialists have a desire to improve individuals' daily lives, and improve their strength. Focused on the science behind how the body moves and reacts, specifically in the three core movements: squat, deadlift and bench press. Advanced Powerlifting Specialists are knowledgeable in the why and how of this specific technique and are prepared to help individuals of all ages.

Becoming an Advanced Powerlifting Specialist through ISSA means you will be one step closer to helping people improve their strength and lifestyle.

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The Sport of Powerlifting

Powerlifting is just one of the many fitness training methods that exist today. This training technique focuses on maximum strength, and utilizing three main movements - squat, bench and deadlift.

As an Advanced Powerlifting Specialist, you will be equipped to help your clients use these three movements to build foundational strength for their everyday activities.

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