Nick Tumminello – MMA Conditioning Course
6 HOURS 8 LESSONS
All online, you can learn everywhere, anytime and still get the support you need from the PTC team
You’ll learn about the unique demands placed upon a fighter’s body, and the exercise selection to address this
You’ll learn how to combine MMA-specific exercises into an effective program to maximise performance in the ring
You’ll have the confidence to adapt your fighter’s training for an upcoming fight to help them out-last their opponent
About MMA Conditioning
MMA Conditioning pulls no punches in equipping you to help MMA athletes of any level prepare for their next fight. In this course, Nick focuses on the art of constructing programmes that’ll make your fighters hit harder, be less susceptible to injury, and go into their next fight confident that they’ll outlast their opponent.
Five Strength and Conditioning Rules for MMA
Understand the five main considerations for training MMA athletes.
Training Focuses for MMA
Understand how the principle of specificity applies to MMA athletes.
Identify common misapplications of the principle of specificity.
Understand the unique benefits of ballistic exercises.
Identify the three main force vectors for power output.
Apply the 3-stage teaching progression for power exercises.
Understand the stretch-shortening cycle and plyometrics.
Identify key coaching cues for power exercises.
Identify two main categories of power exercise.
Understand the loading parameters for short and long cycle power exercises.
Tests and Standards for MMA Athletes
Learn basic tests and standards for MMA athletes.
MMA Programming Systems
Understand how workouts can be segmented for MMA athletes during an ‘off-season’.
Sample Training Setups for MMA Athletes
Identify how to set up and progress MMA athletes through training programmes with different frequencies.
MMA Fight Preparation
Understand how training must change in a phase of fight preparation.
Understand the benefits of circuit training for MMA athletes.
Apply the principles learned to sample programmes for fight preparation.
Programming for Amateur and Professional Fights
Understand how to periodise training programmes for MMA fight preparation.
Adapt the periodisation schedule for different preparation lengths.
Additional MMA-Specific Exercises
Identify key exercises that are uniquely important for MMA athletes.