Faster, Higher, Stronger


Dr Mike McGuigan, Professor of Strength and Conditioning at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), explains why Strength and Conditioning (S&C) is so important to your sporting success and how it can be used to boost performance. Dr McGuigan will also show you, step by step, how to create your own high performance training plan.

By successfully completing this course you will:

  1. Appreciate the importance of S&C and explain how it can be used to improve your performance.
  2. Be able to evaluate the physical requirements of your own sport and demonstrate how you can accurately measure yourself against them.
  3. Learn how to improve Strength, Speed, Endurance, Power, Flexibility and Agility.
  4. Explain the four phases of a competitive year and design your own high performance training plan.

This short course combines case studies, practical examples, applied information and a downloadable workbook to help you get the most from your physical preparation and give you a competitive edge over your opponents.

This course will take 30-45 minutes to complete

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  1. Gold - Faster, Higher, Stronger
    Gold - Faster, Higher, Stronger
  2. Silver - Faster, Higher, Stronger
    Silver - Faster, Higher, Stronger
  3. Bronze - Faster, Higher, Stronger
    Bronze - Faster, Higher, Stronger

Receive your certificate of achievement by winning gold

  • Get Bronze for watching all course videos
  • Earn Silver by completing all course tasks
  • Win Gold for getting 100% in the quiz

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