CPPS Level 1 Certification – September 12-13, 2015 – ONNIT

  • CPPS Level 1 Certification – September 12-13, 2015 – ONNIT
  • Location : DeFranco’s Gym at the Onnit Academy
  • Dates : 09/12/2015 - 09/13/2015 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Instructors : Joe DeFranco / Jim Smith
  • Tution : $1197 / Coach
  • Level : 1
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Course Overview:

Over the course of the two-day certification, you will learn the comprehensive CPPS curriculum covering all aspects of strength training and performance; including breathing fundamentals, mastering the fundamental movement patterns, pre-movement preparation, strength training, power development, speed fundamentals, and the 7 critical components of effective program design.


The curriculum for the Level 1 CPPS certification is the proven Athletic Strength Development Training System. After you register, the complete package (value: $500) will be automatically sent to you at the address provided during your registration. All DVD’s and manuals should be studied prior to the comprehensive 2-day certification. The Athletic Strength Development System drives the entire weekend and will prepare you for all sections of the certification and the CPPS exam.

Special Note 1: Domestic orders within the US should arrive in 5-10 business days and international orders can take upwards of 2-4 weeks to arrive.

Special Note 2: Register promptly for the certification date you plan on attending as the capacity for each certification is 20 attendees.

Important Information:

  1. Registration starts at 8:30am on both days – please be prompt.
  2. One week prior to your certification date, you will be mailed the CPPS Coaching Workbook. Please print this out and put it in a 3-ring binder. You will use this to take notes over the weekend and as your study guide for the CPPS exam.
  3. Be prepared. All curriculum and study materials should be committed to memory so that you’re ready to coach and lead instruction for the coaching candidates.
  4. Bring your workout clothes, snacks, and drinks for the day. (We will probably work through lunch)
  5. Remember, this is a hands-on certification that is led by the all of the coaching candidates – your participation is required.
  6. Get ready for an amazing weekend and experience. We’re excited for you to join our global community of fitness enthusiasts and professionals from all over the world.

Certification FAQ’s:

Question 1: Are there any pre-requisites to attend the CPPS certification and is it ONLY for coaches and trainers?
Answer: Absolutely not. There are no prerequisites for attending the certification. All you have to do is review the curriculum and come ready to learn. We’ve had personal trainers, physical therapists, strength coaches, and fitness enthusiasts (who just loved to train and want to learn more about training the right way) – take the certification.

Question 2: Is there a group discount?
Answer: Yes. For groups of 3 or more there is a discount. The tuition for the first coach is $997 and the tuition for each coach after is $797/coach. The full curriculum will be mailed to the coach who signs up the group.

Question 3: I’m traveling back home after the certification and can’t get my exam in on time – can I get an extension?
Answer: Of course. We’ve had coaches come in from all over the world and it takes several days for them to get home. We can absolutely give you more time to finish the exam and coaching videos.

Location / Directions:

DeFranco’s Gym at the Onnit Academy
4401 Freidrich Ln #301
Austin, TX 78744
Phone:(512) 593-5437

Recommended Hotels:

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4140 Governors Row
Austin TX US 78744
Phone: 512-448-2222
Fax: 512-442-8028
Directions to the Hotel


We do offer 2-payment plans, 3-payment plans, and group rates for the certification. If you are interested in setting up a payment plan to attend or you’re coming as a group, please email us at: cppscoaches [at] gmail.com

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