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2019 Three Day Functional Training Summit in Long Beach, CA

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Friday, July 19, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:30PM

Saturday, July 20, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:30PM

Sunday, July 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:15PM

Starting a Business in the fitness Industry With Thomas Plummer

Thursday, July 18 from
 11:00am - 5:00pm 

Thom will cover topics which include financing, marketing, staffing, and much more! 


Long Beach Convention Center
300 E Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436-3636

Rooms: Grand Ballroom


Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel
200 South Pine Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(800) 233-1234

*$219 Single/Double Discounted Rate. Please mention "Perform Better" when reserving your room. Must reserve by June 25th
* Room blocks are limited availability. No guarantees. Hotel may become SOLD OUT at any time. *


Early Bird Special - $289 (prior to June 6, 2019)

Pre-Registration Special - $359
(prior to July 4, 2019)

Registration - $389




• Internationally reconized expert in strength and conditioning
• Former Strength and Conditioning Consultant for the Boston Red Sox
• Co-owner and content editor for strengthcoach.com
• Former Strength and Conditioning Coach with the US Gold Medal Olympic Teams in Womens's Soccer and Women's Hockey
• Currently owns and operates Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning
Complete Conditioning

Mike will examine the process of conditioning for personal training, small group training and athlete training. Come learn the best and safest ways to prescribe conditioning for your clients and athletes. Emphasis will be on comparing and contrasting work to rest based programs with heart rate based programs.


• Co-Founder of the Functional Movement Screen
• Former Program Director for Athletic Training at Averett University
• Lectures nationally and internationally in the fields of sports medicine and performance enhancement
• Doctorate degree from Virginia Tech with an emphasis in Health Promotion
Improving Mobility and Stability for Injury Prevention

Musculoskeletal injuries have become a major point of emphasis within the health care community. They are the second leading cause of disability, affecting one in two people in the US alone. As exercise professionals, injury prevention is one of our primary responsibilities. This session will provide insight into the impact that musculoskeletal injuries have on our society, explain how mobility and stability can create a better foundation for movement and detail how improved movement can help reduce musculoskeletal injuries in our clients and athletes.


• President & Founder of Carlisle Performance Systems
• Performance Consultant to the NFL, PAC 12 and many other athletes
• Started the first full-time Sports Performance Facility- Lightning Fast Training Systems, LLC in Philadelphia
• Served as the Director of Sports Performance at Purdue University
• Former Strength & Conditioning Coach for the San Francisco 49ers
Speed Training the Athlete in All of Your Clients

Do you integrate speed and power training into your programming with your fitness clients? In this session you’ll discover the difference between speed training for elite athletes and for a “regular” everyday person. Learn how to maximize performance, reduce the risk of injury and create an excellent workout experience!


• Co-Founder of the Functional Movement Screen
• Consultant for many universities and pro sports teams in all four major sports
• Lectures nationally and internationally in the fields of physical therapy, sports medicine and performance enhancement
• Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist with American Physical Therapy Association
• Practices physical therapy in Virginia and continues to publish in all areas relating to rehab and exercise
Changing Movement: Why Some Correctives Work and Others Don’t

Changing movement isn’t about sets, reps or body parts. It’s about understanding why movement is broken in the first place as well as the stimulus that it needs to heal itself. Often, we make the paths to those changes more complex than they need to be, resulting in inefficient, ineffective programs that are nearly impossible to explain to clients. In this session, Gray will discuss the plasticity of the neurological system, its feedback and how we can use its desired sequence of actions to quickly change movement. Whether your focus is on health and wellness or performance development, this talk will help you identify the best ways to convert what you learn from screening into real results that will impress you and your client.


• Owner of Results Fitness, a complete fitness programming and consulting service
• Founder of ResultsFitnessUniversity.com
• One of the Country’s most sought-after fitness professionals
• Author of New Rules of Lifting, New Rules of Lifting for Women and Strong as well as numerous articles and publications
• Consultant for Rodale Publications and Men's Health magazine
Unlocking Fat Loss: Training Strategies for the Body Composition Client

Fat loss is the number one reason why most people join a gym -- or hire a trainer. Obesity is at an all-time high, yet most training certifications do not teach specific strategies for fat loss. It's clear we as coaches need to do a better job. This class will cover science-based, research-backed and real-world proven protocols to deliver the results your that clients are looking for.


• Nike Elite Performance Coach and Consultant
• Served as the Director of Speed, Strength & Performance at College of the Canyons from 1999 - 2015
• 2006 NSCA Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year
• National speaker on sports conditioning and speed development
• Author of Men’s Health Power Training and Cardio Strength Training
Strength Evolution: My 30-Year Reflection of Philosophy, Training, and Trends

Strength and conditioning is an ever-evolving field. There may be things that we did years ago that would embarrass us today. There are likely things that we do differently today than we did even last year. All of this is natural part of the evolution of this great field. That’s why it is so important to evaluate, reflect, and look to the future when planning our training programs. In this session we’ll look back a 30-year S & C journey with LOTS of bumps and curves in the road – and many different styles of training. All of which has led to what Coach Dos feels is the very best that we have to offer in 2019!


• Founder of Fitness Quest 10 (San Diego, CA)
• Lead Training Advisor, Under Armour
• Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
• Conducts Mastermind Groups for fitness professionals desiring business, training, and personal mastery
5 Ways to Reinvent Your Business, Brand & Self…NOW!

Are you ready for a major uptick in business? Do you want to achieve even more success as a trainer, coach, and fitness entrepreneur? If you were to "reinvent" your brand and business to catapult to a new level, what changes would you make? So, what is holding you back? In his lecture, Todd shares the 5 things you can do NOW to amp up your time, energy, freedom and achieve more success in all that you do. In the hands-on session, Todd shares the “yin” side of his high-successful methodology for the first time, including: mindfulness, meditation, visualization, stretching, fascial lengthening, message and breathwork. . Learn how these often-neglected aspects of training can create greater impact and maximize results for your athletes and clients.


• Owner / Founder of Structure and Function Education
• Associate Professor, Athletic Training, A.T. Still University
• Former Head Athletic Trainer, LA Dodgers and US Men’s National Soccer Team
• Former Vice President of Athletes’ Performance (EXOS)
• Currently consults with professional athletes and professional teams
• Author: Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance
The Nervous System: What Do You Really Need to Know?

Everyone seems to be talking about the nervous system and how it relates to movement and training. But what do you really need to know as a strength coach or personal trainer? How does the nervous system relate to getting bigger, faster and stronger? In the session, Sue shares why (and how) to look beyond biomechanics and the musculoskeletal system to consider the how neurological influences that are impacting your clients or athletes.


• Founder and Owner of 1 Kilo Gym
• Internationally known expert on weightlifting and athletic development
• 2011 IYCA Coach of the Year
• Author of Complete Olympic Lifting Handbook
• Creator of NSPA's Certified Weightlifting Performance Coach Course
More than Power Cleans: Methods and Movements to Develop Power

In this talk Coach Fleming will go past the traditional methods of developing power. Learn how to develop power in your clients with and without the Olympic lifts. You will learn Wil’s favorite Olympic lifting variations and tools to make your clients more explosive and powerful when you aren't comfortable teaching the Olympic lifts and their variations.


• Co-Founder and Owner, Girls Gone Strong
• Creator of the Coaching & Training Women Academy
• National speaker on women's strength training and empowerment
• Author, The Modern Woman's Guide to Strength Training
A Woman’s Worth: How to Help Your Female Clients Improve Their Body Image

76-78% of women in the U.S. and Canada report being dissatisfied with their bodies and 85% of women report opting out of important life events because of the way they look. Body dissatisfaction and poor body image negatively impact women's lives, and health and fitness professionals can have a profound role in changing that. In this presentation Molly will discuss why negative body image is so damaging for women, how it affects society as a whole, and offer specific, actionable strategies coaches and trainers can use to help their clients dramatically improve their body image and their experience working with you.


• Former PT and Strength & Conditioning Coach for 6 NASCAR Teams
• Injury & Performance Coach & Specialist for Pro Sports Teams, Pro Athletes, Including: MLB, NFL, NBA, UFC, Motocross, Pro Cycling, Pro Boxing
• PT & Strength Coach to Celebrities including: Peter Berg(Actor/Producer), Mark Wahlberg (Actor/Producer), Saquon Barkley (New York Giants), and more
• Education & Performance Expert for Mark Wahlberg’s Nutrition Line: Performance Inspired Nutrition
• Featured in Media all over the country, NBC Sports, NBC News, The American Physical Therapy Association PTNow Magazine, Move Forward PT Radio, NASCAR Radio and more
Using Proper Mobility & Stability to Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance

Most people understand the importance of mobility and stability, but many fitness professionals mobilize and stabilize incorrectly. This can actually decrease performance and increase the risk for injury. In this session, Dr. Gatses will help you understand exactly why and how areas of the body need to be mobilized or stabilized, and how that mobility/stability can affect and enhance all aspects of performance. You’ll learn the proper, most efficient ways to create mobility at each body part, and how to incorporate these techniques within your sessions to keep your clients injury free, progressing and getting the most out of their workouts.


• One of the world’s top Rotational Strength & Conditioning Specialists
• Coaches and consults for PGA, LPGA, NFL, NHL, MLB and Extreme Sport athletes
• Owns and operates The Tour Performance Lab and Kinetica Performance LTD in Vancouver, BC
• Head of the Titleist Performance Institute Fitness Advisory Board
• Published 3 DVDs and featured on the Golf Channel & CBC Sports and host of the Coach Glass Podcast
LoadXplode: High Triplexity Training

Athletes want to move faster, hit harder and be more efficient. This presentation breaks down the key elements that help an athlete efficiently release the speed they already possess and maximize their ability to apply force in their sport. Before you start adding strength to your athletes, you need to maximize the physical attributes they currently possess. “High Triplexity Training” is neuromuscular-based training that removes “the brake” holding your athlete back from truly expressing their athletic potential. You will leave the session with new dynamic screening techniques and progressive rotational power exercises that you can adapt to any athlete, for any sport at any level. Coach Glass also shares how to train athletes using conscious, subconscious and predictive training to deepen the learning process. You will learn a ton and have way too much fun!


• CEO, Ultimate Sandbag Training
• Creator of the Ultimate Sandbag and the Dynamic Variable Resistance Training System
• Developer of US Army Special Forces Recruiting Battalion Fitness Preparation Program
• Consultant to professional and collegiate sports programs
The Odd Couple: The Relationship Between Strength & Mobility

Many times, we think that greater movement and mobility is accomplished solely through stretching, foam rolling and individual joint mobility exercises. The reality is that strength can play a key role in opening up our mobility potential. In this session, join Josh as he shares the strategies and techniques that can accelerate the mobility of clients, while simultaneously improving their functional strength.


• Over 35 years teaching and coaching at the high school and collegiate levels
• American Record Holder, Weight Pentathlon, and National Champ (Masters) in Discus Throwing, Olympic Lifting and Weight Pentathlon
• Editor of Get Up! the free online newsletter for lifting and throwing
• Author of Never Let Go, Can You Go and Intervention
• Fulbright Scholar to the Middle East
Lessons I Keep Relearning: A Coach’s 40 Year Journey

In my forty-year career as a coach I have had to learn (and relearn) the same lessons many times over. Here are things that I keep relearning time and time again: 1) boring basics work the best, 2) tension MUST be taught, mastered and revisited constantly and 3) you MUST know what to measure. In this presentation, Dan will review how exercise selection and reasonable training can not only achieve amazing goals but also bring us to understand why the basics, tension and measurement are the keys to training and coaching.


• Currently tasked with defining the future of soldier performance for the US Department of Defense
• Over 20 years of experience in the area of athletic performance enhancement
• Formerly served as the Director of Sports Performance at Stanford University
• Served as the Director of Performance for USA Softball
• Helped create Athletes’ Performance (EXOS) with Mark Verstegen
Recovery & Regeneration: Promoting Recovery for Enhanced Performance

The study of recovery and regeneration began in the 1980’s, yet there continues to be a misunderstanding surrounding the technicalities and nuances of the matter. Furthermore, ambiguity prevails around recovery modalities and their associated prescription. From rock mats to breathing to cold plunges, understanding regeneration techniques, their purpose, and their application, will provide a better return of investment to the programming you employ for those you train.


• Author of the Ultimate Guide Fitness Business Book Series
• National Speaker on helping fitness professionals grow their business
• Founder of Gabriele Fitness & Performance
•Founder of Fitness Business University

Make More Money in the Fitness Business: The 7 Best Opportunities and Ideas to Get More Clients

Burnout in the fitness industry is big problem and financial stress is one of the major culprits. Fortunately, personal trainers and gym owners can breakthrough these obstacles by learning simple (yet effective) sales and marketing strategies that can make a massive impact. Vince uncovers 7 ways to get more clients and make more money. This presentation will give you the power to continue doing what you love AND thrive at the same time. (Lecture Only)


• Owner/Founder of Elementally Strong-a company cultivating greater connection to ourselves and our clients
• NASM Master Instructor
• Under Armour Training Team
• Former Athletic Trainer & Strength Coach for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and AFL's Los Angeles Avengers
• Athletic performance coach and positive influence to 2017’s highest-paid actor
Slowing Down to Get Ahead

Clients and coaches alike are being spread too thin in order to accommodate life’s ever-growing to-do list. Doing things faster, getting less recovery, and sacrificing our boundaries have become the ill-fated solution. All the exercise, myofascial release, core work, joint-ROM and breathing techniques do not mean a thing if your clients can not translate it into their lives. Therefore, the true fix is the influence of the coach. Can you make them stop and smell the flowers? Don’t miss Brian’s life-altering workshop wherein you will learn how to access your “inner-Miyagi” and reveal the magic within slowing down for you and your tribe. Enhance your understanding and implementation of timing, tempo and trust. From the newest and most innovative exercise techniques that create community on top of correction to the influential power of authenticity, you will live and lead better knowing you practice the art of Quality not Quantity.


•Founder of the National Fitness Business Alliance
• Author of the 9 best selling business books in the history of the fitness industry
• Internationally acclaimed presenter and consultant
• Considered by many to be the most influential person working in the fitness industry today
How Good Can You Be in This Business? The Missing Ingredient In Your Career Is Obsession

How good can you really be in your career? Anyone can make a decent living in fitness, but few rise to the top and become the leaders that change the way we think, how we act and how we make money in our businesses. What separates most people from who they are, and who they want to be, is obsession and focus. There has never been anything of value or beauty that hasn’t been created from obsession. Join Thomas as he reveals why most of us achieve so little in life compared to the talent and passion we possess. Learn how to chase your own greatness and find the obsession that lives inside of YOU. (Lecture Only)


• International Human Performance Coach and Movement Specialist who serves American and International teams and organizations
• Former Education Department Head for Team EXOS
• Former Director of Sports Performance at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning
• Internationally recognized presenter and consultant
• Consultant for the European Volleyball Organization, EXOS, Keiser Europe, Third Space, Excel Soccer Academy and Coerver Soccer

360 Degrees of Coaching and Programming

One common denominator across performance coaching is being “time poor” when executing team training, personal training or youth development training. All three populations require different needs and there never seems to be enough time. In this presentation, Coach Rodriguez highlights the 6-S Factors (Strength, Speed, Suppleness, Stamina, Skill, Spirit) that all athletes need to be successful, as well as the testing to help support these factors. She’ll reveal the practical components of the 6-S Factors; and provide programming guides and “high pay-off” drills (for short distance sprinting, long distance sprinting, and change of direction mechanics) that can help support and maximize the efficacy of the time-poor coach.


• Founder of Training For Warriors, with over 300 affiliate locations in 28 countries
• Certified over 4,000 trainers worldwide in the Training For Warriors Certification
• Best Selling Author of Warrior Cardio, Training for Warriors, Train to Win, and Ultimate Warrior Workouts
• Consultant to numerous Professional Sport Teams, Division I Universities, Fortune 500 companies and Military Organizations
How to Create a Winning Culture

Have you been “grinding” in a gym with your clients and wondering why you aren’t as successful as some other fitness pros? That’s because today your biggest competitive advantage isn’t a cool workout or your fitness knowledge. It’s your “culture”! After helping hundreds of gyms around the world build contagious cultures, Martin shares his secrets on how to develop an environment that not only reignites your business, but rekindles your fire for fitness, too. Join him for his motivational hands-on where you’ll learn to how to create a magnetic team-like atmosphere.


• Co-Founder of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) in Oceanside, CA
• Co-Host of the Golf Fitness Academy sponsored by Titleist on the Golf Channel
• Advisory Board Member for the National Pitching Association
• Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and Fellow in the International Association of Clinical Acupuncture
The Body-Sport Connection

This presentation will highlight how the body effects sports performance and how to build fitness programs for competitive athletes. Greg will show the most common physical limitations that limit rotary athletes and give you ideas on how to eliminate them.


• Owner of Drive fitness in NYC
• Fitness and wellness expert
• Sport and fitness advocate for Garden of life
• Partners in Garden of Life, Sport Playbook App, Epicured Meal Delivery & Greyson Clothiers
• Golf/fitness expert for Revolutiongolf.com
Is Getting to a Million Followers Really Necessary?

Social media has become the marketing machine for many businesses, but it’s more important to more highly engaged followers, than just more followers…period. The social media platforms out there (like Instagram) are continuously changing their algorithms, which may be making engagement more difficult for you. In this talk Don discusses everything from editing your posts to getting more eyeballs on your website. This talk will give you everything you need to know to develop a strong social media presence that converts to a real increase in business. (Lecture Only)


• Mobility, Breathing & Mind/Body Coach for pro teams, including the Orlando Magic, Houston Texans, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, & Tampa Bay Lightning, as well as dozens of individual athletes in MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA & PGA
• Mobility Consultant to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
• Author of the Book “Practical Solutions for Back Pain Relief”
• Exclusive Yoga Expert for CNN
• Featured in national/international media, including Sports Illustrated, ESPN Radio, Men’s Health, Self Magazine, Prevention, Shape, Oxygen, and more.
Change Your Breathing, Change Your Game

Breathing is a hot topic these days, but not everyone understands how to unlock and harness its game-changing power. In this session, you’ll learn how breathing impacts posture, mobility, stability, strength, stress, recovery and more. During the hands-on, Dana will share simple, accessible breathing exercises that you can easily implement with your clients and athletes to enhance virtually every aspect of performance.


• Developed the evidence-based fitness programming company, dotFIT Worldwide
• Founded, owned, operated, and partnered to build some of the largest and most successful fitness brands in the business, such as Gold's Gym, Apex Fitness, NASM, the Body bugg, and 24 Hour Fitness
• Acquired PTontheNet and PTA Global
• Former champion bodybuilder
Nutrition for Sports Performance and Healthy Aging

The lecture will display how an athlete’s nutrition needs to mirror what’s necessary in life if the goal is to remain active, while highlighting the inseparable connection between nutrition and exercise. Neil will explain to you how you should be the one to integrate the nutrition component since you are intrinsically linked to the client’s desired fitness/training results. Additionally, he will leave attendees with unique personal advice that when implemented, gives each participant endless career potential. (Lecture Only)


• Owner, Corey Taylor Sports Performance in Louisville, Kentucky
• Nationally recognized sports performance coach, powerful motivator, presenter, author and creator of “Footwork” DVD
• Nationally recognized for his NFL Combine Prep Program
• Head performance coach of the College Gridiron Showcase all-star game since 2015
• First recipient of the International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) Coach of Distinction 2014 and finalist for Coach of the Year in 2015
• Presenter CanFit Pro 2017, NorCal Fitness Summit 2017, IDEA World and East 2016
Maximizing Athletes Game Speed to Perform Better

In every sport, games are decided by a fraction of an inch or getting to the spot a millisecond sooner. Because of this, every athlete works to achieve any speed advantage they can. Until recently, training methods to achieve this edge have been a mystery. In this presentation, trainers and coaches will learn specific speed, agility and quickness techniques that can be used with athletes ranging from age 7 to the professional level. This session will help you get your athletes the ultimate advantage in their sport. Corey will breakdown the basic functions of running mechanics for athletes of all ages and teach you how to implement speed as a movement quality into your training programs. (Hands-On Only)


• 15+ years of strength training experience
• International Instructor for Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
• Presents nationally to strength coaches, trainers, PTs and physicians about weightlifting, rehabilitation and performance training
• Team Physician for Columbus Weightlifting Club & Project Lift
• Head treating physician at Columbus Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center
Mechanism of Low Back Pain & Injury in Strength Training

Lower back pain and injury are pandemic in the strength training population. An athlete’s performance or career can be limited (or even ended) because of a lower back injury. Tragically, these injuries are often the result of how we train our athletes. Culprits in this include: poor exercise selection, improper periodization and bad cueing. Join Dr. Uln has he details the mechanics of lower back pain and injury and how poor training choices contribute to this process. Then you’ll know how to help bulletproof your athletes’ spines with stability exercises and variations of common strength training movements that promote pain-free function and maximize performance.


• Owner, Active & Agile…Maximizing Mobility Through the Ages
• Over 40 years’ experience in personal training, lecturing, teaching and lifestyle coaching
• Consultant to corporate hospital and executive health fitness and industrial injury risk reduction programs
• Conducts workshops and certification courses both nationally and internationally on training, for resilience, durability and purpose in daily life
Aging Through the Stages – Training Towards Development, Durability and Discovery

What do we hope to be doing physically in our 6th, 7th, 8th plus decades of life? What do our clients tell us about what they want to be doing years from now? It’s not just about health and well-being, looking good and moving well. In what environments, and at what proficiency levels do we need (or want) to be able to move well? Join Pat in reviewing scale-able skills, abilities and movements that we must learn, earn and own, but more importantly KEEP and ‘TWEAK’ for as long as possible. The days of a ‘program’ approach with a beginning and an end are over. Learn how to support a ‘lifetime journey’ strategy of daily habits and patterns coupled with revamped attitudes, perceptions and mindsets. The era of purposeful, engaged and enriched aging is upon us!


• President/Founder of EXOS, formerly Athletes’ Performance and Core Performance
• Lectures nationally and internationally in the areas of Performance Enhancement and Sustainable Excellence
• Consultant for many top Professional Teams, Serves as the Director of Performance for the NFLPA, and top fitness companies
• Author of the Core Performance Series and Every Day is Game Day
Purpose-Driven Performance Through Position, Pattern and Power Progressions

Defining your clients' purpose for training, from world-class athletes, everyday working professionals or boomers looking to make the most out of life will benefit by your Performance driven approach. Mark will teach you how to use various Positions, Patterning, and improving Power with your clients to help them decrease pain, prevent pain and perform sustainably toward their evolving goals.


• Current Global Director of Michael Johnson Performance
• NIKE Master Trainer
• Performance coach, registered physical therapist, adjunct professor and clinical instructor with over 25 years of sports performance training and sports medicine experience spanning over 30 professional, elite, collegiate, and high school sports
• Coached a wide range of athletes, ranging from Olympic Gold Medalists, World Champions, World Record Holders, Champion League Stars & Hall of Famers
The Need for Speed: Practical Solutions for Testing, Teaching and Training Linear Speed

Clients, teams, and coaches all want faster athletes, faster results, and faster return-on-investment. Speed training has come in and out of vogue in training communities over the last 20 years, with the past trend of training "indirectly" for speed using weights and plyometrics. Many of the world’s best trainers, coaches, and even physical therapists are starting to re-examine the use of sprint training as a primary modality for performance and health, with several contemporary approaches emerging that are making it easier and more effective than ever before to safely and systematically improve linear speed. Attendees will learn how to leverage the "new science", some inexpensive technology, and 20+ years of practical lessons learned for implementing sprint testing, teaching, and training into their personal and/or group training programs to yield performance improvements.


• Assistant Coach – Head of Strength and Conditioning, Philadelphia 76’ers
• Fellow of Applied Functional Science
• Founder and owner of Train 4 the Game, a functional training and performance center in Austin, TX
• Over 20 years of coaching experience in collegiate basketball (Clemson and Texas)
• Consulted for Nike Global Basketball, Nike SPARQ and the Nike Performance Council
Fascia in Training: What It Is and Why It Matters

Learn the science and theory behind fascia and the thought process that supports a multi-planar, integrated full body approach to enhancing and developing the facial system in your programming. Coach Wright shares actual stories of injuries and how to use the concept of Tensegrity = Tension + Integrity, to create a map of understanding to help diagnose dysfunction and pain for your clients. You’ll learn the principles of Applied Functional Science and human movement and how they drive the training strategies selected. The 8 Core Movement Patterns will be presented and how as a coach you can influence these movement patterns to progress (or regress) the athlete and client for success.


• National and International speaker in the fields of nutrition and exercise
• Coach and consultant to numerous professional athletes from MLB, LPGA, PGA, NHL, NFL, CFL
• Advisory Board Member for the Titleist Performance Institute and National Pitching Association
• Owns and operates RYI Performance and Nutrition
The Ketogenic Diet: Right or Wrong?

The ketogenic diet is being touted as the “holy grail” and the cure for everything. But should you follow the ketogenic diet? Robert will explore the research and give you evidence based as well as clinical based information so you can make an informed decision as to whether or not you should follow a ketogenic diet. (Lecture Only)


Perform Better's Functional Training Summit is designed to provide trainers, coaches, and therapists with a combination of lectures and hands-on learning experience with many of the top professionals in the industry.


The presenters will include many of the most respected names in training, conditioning, and rehabilitation.


Attendees will have a choice of two lectures and two hands-on sessions every 90 minutes. Sign up for each presentation is not required; however, space may be limited for select hands-on sessions. Friday night complimentary social with the opportunity to network and exchange ideas Feature presentation, question and answer session.


Personal Trainers, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Coaches & anyone interested in learning more about the latest concepts in Functional Training and Rehabilitation.


NSCA - 1.8
NASM - 1.8
ACE-  1.7

A full refund can be issued if cancelled 21 days prior to the event.

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I have been attending to the 3Day Summit Functional Training slice 2013 and every year I learn something new to make me a better Coach/PersonalTrainer. I owe it to Perform Better to be able to coach older, younger, even people with nagging pain to make them better healthier and stronger. Always communicating with their Dr. my clients sometimes need mobility work, rather than a workout. I am going this year too. I highly recommend this seminar. You will be happy with this education investment. It will set you apart from other Trainers and your Clients will benefit the most. After all we join this career to help and make others better. Don’t think about it and come to this seminar.

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