Developing Agility and Quickness for Sport Performance
This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:
|ASCM 6.0||BCRPA 8.0||BOC Category A 3.75|
|CPTN 7.0||HFPA 0.6||ISSA 6.0|
|KIPS 0.6||NAFC 0.6||NASM 0.6|
|NASN 0.6||NETA 6.0||NFPT 0.75|
|NSCA 0.7||PTA Global 6.0||SFA 0.6|
|WITS 8.0||YMCA 6.0|
The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 3.75 Category A hours/CEUs.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2017 – December 2020). Providership # 817430
Pricing and Format Options For This Program:
Electronic Format with HK eBook : $119.00
Buy your own textbook: $89.00
- Course Objectives
- Course Materials
- Table of Contents
- Return Policy
- Additional Information
- Evaluations Prior 2018
Developing Agility and Quickness for Sport Performance™ continuing education home study course addresses the physical and cognitive components of agility and quickness. Applicable to most all sports, this course focuses on improving quickness of foot and change of direction speed, along with perceptual and decision making factors. It covers the essential components of developing rapid force high power output and explosive movement that allow athletes to achieve high-level performance. It includes more than 100 drills to help in the development of safe, effective and comprehensive training programs.
This home study course is offered to you in a distance-learning format providing continuing education for health and fitness professionals who wish to help athletes take their performance to the next level. The best training advice, drills, and programs for optimizing athletes’ linear and lateral movements are presented. This is a must have resource for developing successful athlete specific and sport-specific training programs.
Certified health and fitness professionals holding more than one certification may obtain CECs/CEUS for all approved certification organizations (see list above) for which they need continuing education at no additional cost.
1. Discuss how agility and quickness impacts sport performance.
2. Identify and discuss the factors that influence agility and how to develop these attributes.
3. Explain how perceptual and decision-making skills impacts agility performance.
4. Describe methods for evaluating, assessing, and monitoring agility and quickness.
5. Identify and explain at least 5 drills for developing agility.
6. Identify and explain at least 5 drills for developing quickness.
7. Discuss the basic foundations of designing agility and quickness programs.
8. Apply the basic foundations of agility and quickness program to sport-specific training.
Electronic format — The Developing Agility and Quickness for Sport Performance™ certificate package with online test includes the eBook version of the 200-page Developing Agility and Quickness by Jay Dawes and Mark Roozen, Editors (accessed through Adobe Air with instructions for downloading Adobe Air*) and a 55-page workbook provided in PDF format. Instructions for completing the multiple-choice online test and obtaining CECs are also included in PDF format. Note: This course package is made available for immediate access and download after purchase. All materials for this electronic format course are available electronically. Nothing is mailed.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Factors Determining Agility
Chapter 2: Factors Determining Quickness
Chapter 3: Testing Agility and Quickness
Chapter 4: Agility Drills
Chapter 5: Quickness Drills
Chapter 6: Agility and Quickness Program Design
Chapter 7: Sport-Specific Programming
If you’re not completely satisfied with your prepaid purchase, contact AAHF at 800.957.7348 to discuss a return. The return must be within 30 days of the date of receipt of your shipment. Study materials and educational resources must be received in original condition. All return shipments must be sent via USPS Priority Mail for tracking purposes to 7205 Sampal Place, Springfield, Virginia 22152. Upon receipt of the returned materials, the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) will refund full credit, excluding shipping/handling. Credit will be applied to the appropriate credit card via PayPal. We do not accept returns on online products, e-books, videos, CD/DVD-ROMs, and DVDs.
The American Academy of Health and Fitness reserves the right to discontinue the sale and/or support of any of its continuing education courses. Notification of such will be given six months prior to discontinuance to allow for course completion and testing. No refund will be given for courses that are discontinued.
Different professional organizations offer continuing education credits, most commonly called CECs (continuing education credits) and CEUs (continuing education units). Most CECs/CEUs require one contact hour of professional activity for one credit. Example conversions are: ACE, NSCA and NASM: 0.1 = 1.0 contact hour; ACSM, BOC, ISSA, WITS and YMCA: 1.0 = 1.0 contact hour.
Evaluations Prior 2018
|Submission Date||First Name||Last Name||Enter the certification organization(s) for which you are seeking credits:||Promotional materials were accurate and complete.||Administrative instructions were complete and understandable.||The course content met my expectations.||How will you apply the content of this course to your work?||What recommendations and/or general comments do you have?||How did you hear about this course?||Would you recommend this course to a friend?|
|2018-03-01 18:49:47||Devon||Fisher||NSCA||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Agree||I will be able to effectively apply speed and agility workouts to my athletes.||NSCA website||Yes|
|2017-12-17 10:18:30||ammar||zoabi||AFAA,ISSA,NPI||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||this course applied for me alot of professional knowlege about sport performance||from google searching||Yes|
|2017-11-16 09:53:34||CPTN||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Properly incorporating drill into sessions||CPTN||Yes|
|2017-11-02 09:02:01||AFAA||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||I WILL APPLY IN MY SPROT SPECIFIC CLASSES||Yes|
|2017-09-23 02:04:02||BCRPA||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Info fit||Yes|
|2017-08-12 08:18:28||CPTN||Agree||Agree||Agree||I would apply this content to developing young athletes.||The slow and unreliable format of Adobe digital made this course less enjoyable. Perhaps a PDF would be better.||CPTN website.||Yes|
|2017-06-08 19:00:12||NASM||Strongly Agree||Agree||Strongly Agree||I will do more field work with my clients!||The initial setup was a little difficult because you have to download so many different things in order to get all of the material.||NASM||Yes|
|2017-06-07 14:37:18||World Instructor Training Schools||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||n/a||Better for a hour than 3o minutes since cause more anxious.||through wits||Yes|
|2017-06-07 14:34:52||World Instructor Training Schools||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||n/a||Better for a hour than 3o minutes since cause more anxious.||through wits||Yes|
|2017-03-28 14:40:20||ISSA||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||The information from this course has been used every since I started reading the book and it has come to great service for my work.||No comments besides great information and drills explained.||Searching the web.||Yes|
|2017-02-12 15:52:53||ISSA||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Materials for greater understanding working with clients to improve agility||ISSA||Yes|
|2016-12-27 17:56:09||National Strength and Conditioning Association||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Coaching sports performance classes with 2-5th grade, middle and high school athletes||Test questions were generally what was in material; little sketchy on a few questions.||Just looked online for CEU courses that would fit for NSCA credits.||Yes|
|2016-12-27 17:54:08||National Strength and Conditioning Association||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Coaching sports performance classes with 2-5th grade, middle and high school athletes||Test questions were generally what was in material; little sketchy on a few questions.||Just looked online for CEU courses that would fit for NSCA credits.||Yes|
|2016-11-02 15:00:14||BOC, NSCA, CSCS,||Agree||Agree||Agree||In teaching new agility techniques and describing how and why we are doing each drill.||I wish the pictures are better.||Online||Yes|
|2016-08-28 21:07:56||WITS||Disagree||Strongly Disagree||Strongly Disagree||Working with individual athletes. I do a lot of work in my community, and I work with a lot of kids who play sports, or would like to play sports.||It would be nice to have an actual instructor. I thought I'd see a video on the subject. If I wasn't a athlete previously, most of this would have made no sense.||WITS||No|
|2016-06-30 12:22:46||W.I.T.S.||Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||During my evaluation and progression development for clients.||WITS website||Yes|
|2016-06-02 12:49:59||W.I.T.S.||Agree||Agree||Agree||on line||Yes|
|2015-12-31 15:10:44||NATA BOC||Agree||Agree||Agree||Yes|
|2015-12-31 09:28:18||NATA BOC||Strongly Agree||Neutral||Strongly Agree||Yes|
|2015-11-17 02:54:55||wits||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Yes|
|2015-11-09 12:01:17||WITS||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||I will use this new knowledge to help my clients achieve their athletic goals.||Staff was great, and responded to all of my emails very quickly. Thank you||WITS CEC section.||Yes|
|2015-10-13 10:53:09||AAHF, Gold's Gym||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||I'm a Personal Trainer with Gold's Gym, and I will apply this content almost daily to my clients' workout regimens.||Gold's Gym||Yes|
|2015-10-09 11:38:47||WITS||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Designing new workouts for clients.||N/A||Website||Yes|
|2015-09-24 13:33:07||AAHF||Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||By helping athletes improve their spee and agility||My Employee, Gold's Gym||Yes|
|2015-08-30 11:28:48||WITS||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||I train athlete's in all sports and age range.||I enjoyed the course||WITS website||Yes|
|2015-07-26 20:29:28||ACE||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Yes|
|2015-06-25 17:57:37||WITS||Agree||Disagree||Agree||Be a great trainer and incorporate the drills I learned from this course.|
|2015-06-18 09:55:13||W.I.T.S.||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||will use this in training high school athletes||great class no pressure so I could take my time with the material||through WITS||Yes|
|2015-04-27 18:52:12||W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training School)||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||I will be training children of all ages for agility training at our ice hockey rink to prepare for the upcoming season! 🙂||None||Through the W.I.T.S. website for the CEU continuing ed credits||Yes|
|2015-04-03 05:48:02||Golds Gym||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Strongly Agree||Yes|