About The Program
Become an accredited contest prep coach through Sports Nutrition Australia!
If you’re passionate about coaching contest prep athletes, this program will enable you to be insured while implementing effective practice for physique-based sports. Learn the skills required to structure an evidence-based contest preparation. Content will include, but is not limited to: training & nutrition programming across all phases, peak week strategies, and the recovery process following a competition season.
At this stage there is no regulation surrounding best practice guidelines for physique sports, causing the use of ineffectual and potentially harmful preparation strategies. As a result, the goal of the program is to set an unprecedented standard for the safe and effective delivery of a contest preparation. Become confident in your knowledge and ability to deliver a structured plan which will not only achieve the desired outcome, but also prioritise the health and wellbeing of your client.
If you want to experience a taste of what this course will entail then we highly recommend you tune into our live seminars! These seminars will be held across the country in July 2021 and will be delivered by Australia’s most highly renowned and evidence-based physique coaches. You can expect to learn from the best in the industry as they present on the specifics of competition prep, with detailed presentations diving into the separate phases of improvement seasons, pre-prep, comp prep, and recovery. These seminars are bound to educate the audience on the fundamentals of a contest preparation, and would benefit not only coaches but also athletes, judges, and namely anyone interested in evidence-based bodybuilding! These half-day seminars will be delivered in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth by industry-leading coaches Brandon Kempter, Joey Cantlin, Kyle Webber, Tyarra Nelson and Jack Radford-Smith (The Bodybuilding Dietitians), Alex Thomas, and multiple guests such as Jackson Peos. Click the link below to attend or pre-order to watch online!
Training & nutrition programming for hypertrophy
Optimising metabolic capacity and energy availability
Mindset adjustment regarding nutrition and socialisation
Achieving an optimal starting point (body composition) for the prep phase
Establishing an appropriate timeline and rate of loss to attain the desired conditioning
Development of habits and mindset associated with a preparation phase
Training & nutrition programming specific for the preparation phase
Achieving stage conditioning
Maintenance of lean body mass
Retaining metabolic capacity and energy availability
Peak week strategies
Mindset & behaviour for competitors
Physical and mental recovery from the competitive season
RED-S & energy availability
Training & nutrition adjustments to optimise recovery
Effective programming for all phases
Application of key principles – volume, intensity, progression
Implementation of deloads
Nutritional guidelines and considerations for physique athletes
Macronutrients and meal timing
Rate of gain, rate of loss
Ergogenic aids + sports supplements
Price: $4140 upfront, $690 per month.
It is expected that you are able to dedicate approximately 4-6 hours of theory study per week. In addition, you will need to be consistent with your own practical training and nutrition protocols throughout the length of the course.
You must have completed a certificate with SNA and be currently ensured. Also, you must currently be enrolled in a undergraduate or post-graduate diploma.
This qualification allows you to prepare clients within physique-based sport in any division or federation world-wide. You become eligible for a professional insurance policy which covers you specifically for bodybuilding coaching activities.
Upon passing and completing this course, it provides you with the opportunity to be insured and practice while being covered for conducting these specific coaching and career activities.
The seminars are a broader and more introductory application of the content included in the course.