Periodization in Strength and Conditioning


This CEU provides you with the basic and specific understanding on how to plan a proper strength and conditioning program for any sports. You will learn on how to fully utilise and use the periodization concept in the planning of strength and conditioning programs. You will also be taught on how to incorporate specific training methods such as agility and plyometric training into the planning process.

ACE CECs - ACE Continuing Education Courses

(CECs: 2.0)

 Course Goals

  • The different energy systems in our body
  • Developing training programs that target each of the specific energy systems
  • The differences between strength, endurance, speed, coordination and flexibility training programs
  • The muscle responses to different training intensities
  • Macrocycle and microcycle and how to incorporate the difference strength phase
  • Developing short-and-long term periodization plans


A total of 21 hours of lessons


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded:

Certificate of Completion - Periodization in Strength and Conditioning

Course Outline

  • Physiology of Strength and Conditioning
  • Strength, Power and Endurance Training
  • Manipulation of Training Variables
  • Micro Cycle Short-Term Plan
  • Yearly Training Plan
  • Phase 1: Anatomical Adaptation
  • Phase 2: Hypertrophy
  • Phase 3: Maximum Strength
  • Phase 4: Conversion
  • Mechanical Characteristics of Plyometric
  • Phase 5 & 6: Competitive and Transition
  • Fatigue, Muscle Soreness and Recovery



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