Purpose Driven Movement: A System for Functional Training

Purpose Driven Movement: A System for Functional Training

by Tarek Michael-Chouja, Dan Henderson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780648430711
Publisher: Grammar Factory Pty. Ltd.
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Pages: 308
Sales rank: 442,422
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 17

The problem of dysfunctional ‘functional training’ 18

Introducing the Adaptive Functional Training System 23

Who is this book for? 30

Part 1: Coach with Purpose

– The Art and Science of Coaching

Coaching Foundations: The 3 Cs 33

Culture 36

Connection 45

Challenge 54

Coaching Technique: Cuing and Feedback 63

Cuing 64

Feedback 77

Conclusion 84

Part 2: Assess with Purpose

– Injury Awareness, Prevention and Monitoring

The Background Story on Fitness and Injuries 87

Injuries in fitness: what are the statistics? 89

How effective is injury prevention? 91

Injury screening and prediction 95

Are you injury aware? 97

Effective Injury Screening 99

The three layers of dysfunction 102

The injury prevention screen 111

Be a champion of injury prevention 119

Part 3: Move with Purpose

– The 5 Pillars of Functional Training

Pillar 1 – Restore Function and Movement 123

Common questions 124

Warm-up activity 129

Joint rolling 129

Soft tissue work 130

Mobilisations and activations 131

Stretching 153

Mobility flows and movement prep 156

Pillar 2 – Develop Proper Movement Patterns 163

Bodyweight movement: sling systems and primal patterns 165

Suspended fitness 172

Crawling and Animal Flow® 176

Pillar 3 – Load the Foundations 187

Training the stabilisers of the body 187

The exercises 192

Pillar 4 – Build Strength and Power 209

Training with kettlebells 211

The exercises 216

Pillar 5 – Integrate Complex Movement Patterns 233

The battling rope 234

Progressions and complexes with the battling rope 238

Complexes with other tools 251

Part 4: Program with Purpose

– Bringing it All Together

Programming Theory: Behind the Adaptive FTS 267

Understanding periodisation 268

The macrocycle/training plan 272

The mesocycle/training phase 275

The microcycle/sessions 276

Program review 285

The Adaptive FTS Program 287

Background information 287

Sample Adaptive FTS 12-Week Program 289

Adapting the program for different clients 299

Next steps 301

Resource pool 303

Coach with Purpose 303

Assess with Purpose 304

Move with Purpose 304

Program with Purpose 305

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