Empower your clients to become stronger, fitter and healthier versions of themselves by implementing the foundations.

Master the fundamentals of strength and fitness by learning from the best in the business. Grasp the skills and language necessary to take your clients to the next level with the application of this foundations course. Discover the practical techniques needed to develop your coaching standards and help your clients reach their goals.


"If you want to take your training to the next level, this course will be a difference maker for you! Having had the opportunity to watch and observe the staff up close, the quality of coaching and content from the Power Athlete coaches network is world class."

- Donnie Maib, MSCC, SCCC
Division I Strength & Conditioning Coach


Tex McQuilkin
Tex McQuilkin

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Section 1 - The Four Laws of Fitness

1.1: Four Laws of Fitness
1.2: Learning Movement & Training Behavior
1.3: Common Fitness Mistakes

Section 2 - Define Movement

2.1: Define Movement

Section 3 - Model Movement

3.1: Model Movement

Section 4 - Shape Movement

4.1: Shape Movement

Section 5 - Reinforce Movement

5.1: Reinforce Movement

Section 6 - Writing Fitness Programs

6.1: Anatomy of a Workout
6.2: Building Foundational Strength
6.3: Fitness Conditioning & Accessory Work
6.4: Abs & Cool Down

Section 7 - Creating a Culture of Movement

7.1: Prolong Your Fitness Career

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know this course is for me?
Are you looking to enter into the fitness industry? Are you a personal trainer at a gym? Are you running a boot camp in your local park? Are you a trainer working with clients? If you answer, “Yes!” to any of these questions - this course is for you. The course is designed with the trainer in mind arming them with effective training methods, intelligent programming and movement solutions to ramp up your client’s strength and fitness.
How is the Foundations Course different from the Power Athlete Methodology and Power Athlete Coach Test?
This course empowers the trainer in 1-on-1 or group class settings working primarily with general population clients. The curriculum focuses on changing health behaviors, improving coaching communication and writing intelligent programming specific for health, strength, and fitness. The Power Athlete Methodology is focused on unlocking athletic potential, training movement, and programming for the field/court sport athlete. The Power Athlete Coach's Test is a 2 day in-person testing experience at Power Athlete HQ in Austin, Texas reserved for only those who have successfully passed the Power Athlete Methodology.
Is the course mobile and tablet friendly?
Yep. All Power Athlete Academy courses are fully responsive, and can be accessed on any of the devices that you own.
What am I getting into here; is this course for trainers and coaches only?
This course is for anyone who has an enthusiasm for understanding health behavior, exercise, and writing workouts. Learn how Power Athlete views movement and empowers health behavior change through the implementation of fitness.
Does the Foundations Course only apply to adult populations aiming to improve their health?
No, this course provides valuable information for parents to model healthy behaviors for their children and build a healthy relationship with fitness that can carry on into adulthood.
How will this help my personal training business?
Communication. Arm yourself with the knowledge to present your services to potential clients as an experience dedicated to generating health and fitness goals and utilizing fitness to take them where they cannot take themselves.
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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