The course will be divided into four parts.
Session 1: Getting Started with Power
Learning the science behind power training is very important. What is the definition of a watt? What is the meaning of the power terms watts, power, work, and functional threshold power? This session digs into these base definitions and provides an overview of how to get started with power training
Session 2: The Performance Management System
As daily workouts are uploaded into TrainingPeaks, the PMC (Performance Management Chart) will begin to populate. The PMC is a powerful tool that tracks fitness, fatigue, and form. This session will delve into the uses and management of the Performance Management Chart
Session 3: Athlete Power Analysis
Power gives us an objective process and measurement strategy to both plan and track athlete performance. This session will demonstrate how to utilize available power charts and reports to track athlete performance and how to quantifiably measure results.
Session 4: Workout Review
Where the rubber meets the road: the workout. This final educational session will demonstrate a suggested process of reviewing power-based workouts while building a better understanding of key data points.
Certification Test upon completion