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Foundations of Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G.

Online Course

PURCHASE

$499

The Intersections of Mental Performance

COURSE OUTLINE

Foundations of Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G. is an self-paced online course designed to give fitness trainers/strength & conditioning coaches, sport coaches and health professionals an understanding of the role of the brain in performance and how to use integrative methods both physical and mental to condition it.

Our program will allow you to understand specific concepts for you to create Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G. programs for populations ranging but not limited to  professional/amateur athletes, general fitness populations, active aging populations and tactical athletes.

 

You will not only learn the science of the brain and its role in performance but to apply it in a practical manner that has real life implications.  The overall goal is to allow your clientele to perform at their highest ability regardless of levels of stress, lack of resources or preparedness through heightened cognitive performance

Module 1:  You and Your Brain

Module 2:  The Brain on Exercise

Module 3: The role of Psychological and Cognitive processes

Module 4:  Understanding Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G.

Module 5:  Programming for your demographic

 

PRIMARY LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • You will learn the science of the brain, the reciprocal relationship it has with physical activity/exercise and how to create sound, evidence-based decisions with your clientele.

  • You will learn how your brain physiologically adapts to exercise and implications that can be utilized for anyone.

  • You will learn the science of executive functions and psychological theory as it applies to performance and health.

  • You will learn how our Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G. methodology works.  This includes our terminology, baseline measures and drills.

  • You will learn how to prescribe the relevant protocols for your chosen demographics.  This includes assessing, creating your own drills, putting together programs and ensuring proper progression.

Includes Brain A.C.T.I.V.E. Mental Training Program!

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  • Does this course have advice or tips that can help me in my real everyday life?
    Absolutely! Most people have trouble managing stress, staying focused or setting basic goals. There's a way to improve these skills just as you would with a physical workout. We all have times when we need to overcome obstacles, so this course will allow you to understand the science behind your thinking so you can then put into action.
  • How long does it take to complete this course?
    This course is on-demand and self-paced which means you can access it at any time, from anywhere with no time restrictions. You can probably complete it within a 2-4 weeks or sooner dependent on how long you want to dedicate to learning! The beauty is however long it takes you to complete the course, you will always have access!
  • What is Applied Psychology
    Applied psychology is the use of multiple psychological disciplines to solve real world problems in a a variety of demographics. This course is based on the foundations of applied psychology as it requires the use of cognitive, personality, social, sport and clinical psychology. These diverse concepts all contribute to the centralized goal of performance enhancement. That's the beauty of it, because the multidisciplinary approach, it allows for a variety of solutions to improve mental toughness.
  • Do I need a background in psychology or neuroscience to take this course?
    No you do not! This course was made to be informative enough to educate those in academia, but still understandable enough to be comprehended and digestible to those not in academia or in the brain and behavior sciences. It includes practical lessons that can carryover to your everyday life but are backed off evidence based research.
  • Why the focus on Mental Toughness? What about other psychological concepts?
    Mental toughness is a construct that is comprised of a variety of psychological concepts. Someone who is mentally tough will have a combination of productive personality traits, competent social skills, can manage their emotions and plan goals efficiently to execute their endeavors. All in all one cannot be mentally tough with out having other aspects of psychological performance.
  • What kind of equipment do I need?
    This a great question as it is often assumed that it's impossible to train your brain with out a coach or fancy equipment. We created Brain A.C.T.I.V.E. with the thought of everyone getting access to some form of mental training. The equipment and materials needed will mostly consist of common items such as tennis balls or cones for some of the dynamic task. Some of the items can be printed out for use and others will be implemented through video instruction. The only technology necessary would be either a phone or tablet. Some of the task will be provided through YouTube link. This will allow you to administer the task and perform them with our clientele.
  • Is this good for concussion and TBI recovery?
    Those who suffer from any brain injury or mental health issues should seek medical professional help. With that being said, once an individual is cleared this training can be a great way to help promote cognitive and mental funciton.
  • How frequent should I train mental performance?
    Ideally you want to perform approximately 90 minutes of mental training per week. This can be broken down into incremental sessions and look to see noticeable results in 4-6 weeks.
  • Is this only for athletes?
    No! Brain A.C.T.I.V.E. is ideal for all demographics. The beauty of mental training is that the individual adapts from their own level and each drill can be scaled and applied in customizable ways.
  • What is Brain A.C.T.I.V.E.?
    Brain A.C.T.I.V.E. stands for: Applied Cognitive Psychology Training Interventions for Various Executive Functions This program involves a variety training concepts and tools derived from Mind.Body.1.'s Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G. methodology. It can be used as an addition to a training program or stand alone on its own. Applied psychology involves a multidisciplinary approach using practical methods based on psychological concepts. It takes from evidence based research so you can use it in your everyday life, business, school, or sport. Brain A.C.T.I.V.E. contains task and drills to help with promoting brain function (memory, decision making, focus, goals/planning), build psychological skills (confidence, control worries, motivation) and a way to implementing physical activity while keeping your Brain ACTIVE!
  • Do I need a background in psychology or neuroscience to take this course?
    No you do not! This course was made to be informative enough to educate those in academia, but still understandable enough to be comprehended and digestible to those not in academia or in the brain and behavior sciences. Some of the different demographics that have taken our course include but is not limited to K-12 Educators, strength coaches, optometrist, sport psychologist, physical therapist and many more!
  • How long does this course take?
    This course is on-demand and self-paced which means you can access it at any time, from anywhere with no time restrictions. You can probably complete it within a 4-8 weeks are sooner dependent on how long you want to dedicate to learning! The beauty is however long it takes you to complete the course, you will always have access!
  • What is Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G.
    The Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G method is an acronym which stands for: Collectively Organizing Necessary Dimensions Intended to Target Individual Differences Optimal Performance Negative Appraisal and Inconsistent Delivery in Non-Athletic and Athletic Groups In short the overall mission is to strive for you to perform to your highest ability regardless of levels of stress, lack of resources or preparedness through heightened cognitive performance. When you look at failed performances, whether it be in sport, education, business, entertainment, tactical or even romantic/interpersonal, it is usually a lapse in one (or multiple) cognitive processes. Research has shown how different mental/cognitive processes play a role in human performance, but there has been a gap in the training of these skills in an interconnected methodology. Fields such as mental health, sport psychology and neuroscience all take approaches to a variety in issues but Cognitive C.O.N.D.I.T.I.O.N.I.N.G looks to bridge the gap with an emphasis on goal directed behavior, movement and outcomes in regard to exposure to stressors.
  • Do I receive a certificate or CEU's for completing this course?
    Yes! Once you complete all the course there is a final exam and assignment that you must complete. The exam requires an 80% grade to pass. After you pass the exam and complete the assignment you will receive a certificate and you can use the distinction "Certified Mind.Body.1. Specialist" or MB1-SPC.
  • What's included with the course?
    The course consist of 16 Modules, 120 Lessons, video lectures and text to teach the foundational concepts. It also includes over 200 task, skills and drills that you can use to implement with you population and clientele.
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