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The course content is made up of over 15 hours of training and education videos. These videos have been broken up into 12 individual modules with each module consisting of between 5 & 10 chapters to improve your learning experience. The 12 training modules are released sequentially over the 4-week period of the course. Each week you will get access to new modules and invited to a live coaching call with Martin Rooney.

The Training For Warriors Level 1 Online Certification is delivered to you completely online (no physical materials shipped) through our private members area which you will have instant access to upon completing your registration. Study at your own pace. You can work through all of the material at a rate you are comfortable with and watch each video as many times as you like to ensure you fully absorb and understand all of the information. After the 4 weeks of training you will have another 4 weeks access to complete the course and take the exam. Yes, there is a deadline to complete the course but you will have 8 weeks in total to complete what is essential two full days of content. The brief examination given at the end of the course is 35 questions and multiple choice. Although the test is optional, you will be required to pass in order to become a Warrior Certified™ TFW Level 1 Coach.

What you'll learn during the course

  • The history & philosophy of the Training For Warriors System

  • The Importance and Application of the TFW Warm-Up

  • The 10 Practical Rules of the TFW Approach

  • Advanced Evaluation techniques and the 8 Point TFW Mobility Screen

  • Performance Tests including the Warrior Challenges

  • TFW Metabolic Training Method (including Energy Circuits, Bar Complexes, and Tabatas)

  • Methods of the signature “Hurricane” training

  • The “Warrior 20” Nutrition Philosophy

  • Basic Programming to put everything together into a logical system for success

  • 12 Principles of proper training

  • The TFW Illogical Four Reasons Clients Train

  • The 6 stages of the TFW Training Continuum

  • Current Trends and Errors in Training

  • The 4 step evaluation process

  • 5 common areas of weakness and tightness found in most clients

  • The TFW Prehab 12

  • Advanced Training Concepts like Plyometrics, Accommodating Resistance, and Isometrics

Here is what the course is not

  • This is not an MMA Course

  • This is not only for fighters and or elite athletes (it is for any coach, athlete or fitness enthusiast looking to improve)

  • This is not for anyone with a negative or closed mindset (this will challenge people to become more)

  • This is not just information about Training Programming and Workouts (there is a deep philosophical component that is traditionally missing from training)

  • This is not going to deliver a Silver or Magic Bullet (there is no “best” we are always searching for “better”)

  • This is not a poorly organized product (talk about what it took to create it and over 14 hours of content)

  • This is not a boring series of lectures (this will keep your attention and motivate you to apply the information)

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Training Course Contents

Level 1

Welcome Module 7I. Course Introduction Module 7 IntroductionII. How The Course Works 7.1 Warrior Warmup Part 1 7.2 Warrior Warmup Part 2Module 1 7.3 Warrior Warmup Part 3Module 1 Introduction 7.4 Pushup Challenge1.1 Introduction To The Course 7.5 Sit Up Challenge1.2 Something for Nothing 7.6 150 Meter Test1.3 What is your Legacy? Conclusion to Day 11.4 Elevator Speech 1.5 Martin's History Module 8 Module 8 IntroductionModule 2 8.0 Day 1 Recap Part 1Module 2 Introduction 8.0 Day 1 Recap Part 22.1 Evolution and Revolution 8.1 Thinking vs. Believing2.2 What are Martial Arts? 8.2 5 Tips for Great Instructors2.3 Martial Arts Overlap 8.3 5 Tips for Great Instructors (Continued)2.4 This is not an MMA Course 2.5 Where do we get information? Module 92.6 Common Errors in Modern Training Module 9 Introduction2.7 TFW Philosophy 101 9.1 Current State of Metabolic Training 9.2 Real Purposes of Training and Illogical 4Module 3 9.3 Metabolic Methods and Rule 1Module 3 Introduction 9.4 EPOC and HRV3.1 Q&A and Rule #1 Don't Do Something For Nothing 9.5 Work to Rest Ratios3.2 Rule 2 Follow a Logical Progression 9.6 Concept of Minimal Effective Dose3.3 Rule 3 Everything is Assessment 3.4 Rule 4 Manage What You Measure Module 103.5 Rule 5 Warmup Is The Cornerstone Module 10 Introduction3.6 Rule 6 Pound For Pound 10.1 The Bar Complex and Kettlebell Complex3.7 Rule 7 Strength Before Power 10.2 Energy Circuit Training and Injury3.8 Rule 8 Earn Your Exercise 10.3 Tools used during Energy Circuits3.9 Rule 9 Increase Strength and Mental Fortitude 10.4 Sample Warmup "Quick Version"3.10 Rule 10 Stand For Something or Fall For Anything 10.4 Sample Warmup "Quick Version" Part 2 10.5 Sample Energy Circuit 6 MinModule 4 10.6 Sample Energy Circuit 4 MinModule 4 Introduction 4.1 Four Step Process of Evaluation Module 114.2 Understanding Warrior Anatomy Module 11 Introduction4.3 Five Areas of Weakness In Every Warrior 11.0 Test Review4.4 Five Areas of Tightness In Every Warrior 11.1 History of Tabata4.5 Overview of the 8 Point Mobility Screen 11.2 History of the Hurricane4.6 Performance of the Screen Part 1 11.3 How the Hurricane Works4.7 Performance of the Screen Part 2 11.4 Category 1 Hurricane4.8 Evaluation Leads to Prehab 11.5 Category 2 Hurricane 11.6 Category 3 HurricaneModule 5 11.7 Category 4 HurricaneModule 5 Introduction 11.8 Category 5 Hurricane5.1 Purposes of the Warmup 11.9 Sample Tabata Workout5.2 Concept of Pandiculation 11.10 Sample Hurricane Workout5.3 The Four Parts of the TFW Warmup 5.4 Why Sprinting is Important in TFW Module 125.5 Body Weight Exercises and Warrior Challenges: Performance Tests Module 12 Introduction5.6 Performance Tests Continued 12.1 Weight Loss with Daniel Gracie5.7 Performance Tests Continued 12.2 Performance Nutrition 5 Reasons to Get Someone Interested 12.3 Performance Nutrition 6 Habits for SuccessModule 6 12.4 The Warrior "20" FoodsModule 6 Introduction 12.5 The Warrior ""10" Supplements6.1 Intro to Advanced Training Concepts 12.6 Recovery Methods6.2 Partner Training 6.3 Recovery Training with the Sled Conclusion Day 26.4 Posterior Chain 6.5 Isometrics 6.6 Accommodating Resistance 6.7 Plyometrics

Level 2

Module 1 Introduction  Module 7 The Art and Science of Coaching1.1 Introduction to Level 2 7.1 My “Training” Journey1.2 Concept of the Dojo 7.2 Your Programs and Thoughts1.3 Professor Story 7.3 Importance of Focus1.4 Your Crusade and the TFW Resistance 7.4 Science and Jazz1.5 Course Outline and Exam 7.5 IQ vs EQ 7.6 Great Aspirations of a CoachModule 2 11 Lessons from Level 1  7.7 Self Awareness and Integrity2.2 Something For Nothing 7.8 Self Management and Self Talk2.3 Question The Influence of Information 7.9 Art of Listening2.4 Growth in the Gray Area 7.10 Need For Engagement2.5 Success Occurs With A Strong System 7.11 Training and Coaching2.6 Stand for Something or Fall For Anything 7.12 Trust Development2.7 Develop a Different Set of Eyes 2.8 Apply The MEDs Module 8 Speed Training Introduction2.9 You Can Only Manage What You Measure 8.1 Speed Introduction For Training2.10 Results Come From A Balance Of Training and Recovery 8.2 TFW Position on Speed Training2.11 Metabolic Training & The Warmup 8.3 Sprinting and the TFW System 8.4 What We Can and Can’t Change About SpeedModule 3 TFW Strength Training Philosophy  8.5 The Simple Speed Formula For Any Client3.1 Reality vs. Fantasy Land 3.2 The Real World of Training Module 9 Speed Training Theory: Acceleration and Top Speed3.3 The Before and After 9.1 Acceleration Made Simple3.4 Real World Results of TFW 9.2 The Weightlifter Riddle3.5 The Strategies of TFW 9.3 Top Speed Made Simple3.6 Logical Progression of Training 9.4 The TFW Lock and Key Theory of Sprinting3.7 Making the Complex Simple 9.5 The TENT Model of the TFW System3.8 TFW Position Statement on Strength 3.9 The 8 Goals of a TFW Strength Session Module 10 TFW Sprint Assessment3.10 The 12 Principles of TFW Training 10.1 Introduction to Assessing Speed and Technique3.11 Upper Body Patterns 10.2 Relaxed Running3.12 Lower Body Patterns 10.3 Common Speed Assymetry3.13 Acute Training Variables 10.4 Neuromuscular Coordination3.14 The Acute Training Variables Part 2 10.5 Focus On Ground Contact3.15 The Customer Experience 10.6 The Leg And Recovery 10.7 Eccentric TrainingModule 4 Upper Body Training  10.8 Levers And The Arms4.1 The TFW Upper Body Template 10.9 Head And Torso Position4.2 The Upper Body Warmups 10.10 The 150 Meter Test4.3 TFW Upper Body Exercises 4.4 The TFW Chin Up Progression Module 11 Physical Training #2 11.1 Jumps and Coaching Warmup 1Module 5 Lower Body Training  11.2 Upper Body Speed Drills5.1 The TFW Lower Body Template 11.3 Lower Body Speed Drills5.2 Unilateral vs Bilateral 11.4 Running Assessments of 3 People5.3 TFW Lower Body Exercises 11.5 The 150 Meter Test Introduction5.4 TFW Olympic Lift Philosophy 11.6 The 150 Meter Test Assessment5.5 The Squat 4 Progression 5.6 Abductor Training Module 12 TFW Agility Training Introduction5.7 The Importance of the Foot 12.1 Introduction and How TFW Uses Movement5.8 TFW Philosophy vs. “The Other Guys” 12.2 What Does Agility Mean To You?5.9 The Purpose of TFW Warrior Challenges 12.3 TFW Agility Philosophy5.10 Ideal Performance 12.4 The TFW Formula For Agility SessionsModule 6 Physical Training Session 1  Module 13 Rules for Agility Training6.1 Circular Warmup Lesson 13.1 Agility In Metabolic Sessions6.2 Stephanie's Story 13.2 Agility With Adults6.3 The Animals 13.3 Defintion of Acceleration6.4 The Bear 13.4 Definition of Deceleration In Training6.7 The Chimpanzee & The Tiger 13.5 Stopping and Landing In Sessions6.6 The Rabbit 13.6 Agility for Conditioning6.5 The Spider 13.7 Injury Prevention6.8 The Gorilla 13.8 Proper Agility Training Progression6.9 The Crab 6.10 The Inchworm and the Snail Module 14 Physical Training Session #36.13 The Alligator and The Sidewinder 14.1 Jumps Coaching and Warmup6.12 The Frog 1 and 2 14.2 Introduction To The Ladder6.11 The Turkey 14.3 Ladder Hopping Exercises6.14 Abductor Introduction 14.4 Ladder Shuffle and Twists6.15 Band Training 14.5 Ladder Running Exercises6.16 Hip Band Movement Drills 14.6 Ladder Pattern Drills6.17 Chin Up Warrior Challenge 14.7 Ladder Upper Body and Different Alignments Module 15 Reaching Personal and Professional Mastery 15.1 Introduction 15.2 Story Behind The TFW Books 15.3 Mastery’s Enemies 15.4 The 5 “Lacks” 15.5 The Tools of Mastery 15.6 Mastery Defined 15.7 Importance of Repetition 15.8 The Mastery Paradox 15.9 Failure Is Necessary 15.10 Change is Good Life is Struggle 15.11 Comfortable Being Uncomfortable 15.12 Mastery Delivered 15.13 The Riddle of Mastery