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Learn a Better System of Coaching

Free Course: The Coach’s Toolkit

The Coach’s Toolkit is a free course that will teach you a better system of coaching your fitness clients. Based on more than 25 years of research and real-world experience in the science and art of coaching, this course has taught more than 30,000 coaches a better way to work with their clients.

Sign up for the Coach’s Toolkit and you will learn:

  • The Three Pillars of a professional fitness coach
  • Our Individual Design Coaching Methodology in principle and applied to real clients
  • Coaching skills you can use with your clients today
  • How to build a successful career in the fitness industry

A Systematic Approach to Coaching

In The Coach’s Toolkit, you will learn a systematic approach to coaching. This course will first develop your knowledge as a coach, then the skills you need to work with clients, and conclude with how to create a successful career in the fitness industry.

20 educational videos

20 Educational Videos

Get exclusive access to 20 educational videos from OPEX Founder, James FitzGerald, and the other OPEX Instructors. Normally only accessible through the OPEX Coaching Certificate Program (CCP), these videos give you the tools and resources to up-level your coaching skills.

Bonus Coaching Resources

Bonus Coaching Resources

You will receive a 5-day series of emails with bonus coaching resources. These resources include:

  • A sample of the OPEX Experience
  • A two-week training program to experience all areas of Energy System Training
  • Detailed client avatars
CEO Carl Hardwick and coaching client


Introduction + The Coach’s Journey
Module 1: The Coach
  • Exercise
    • Why Assess?
    • The 3 P’s of Program Design + Webinar (bonus)
    • OPEX Assessment Download (bonus)
  • Behavior
    • NEPA Framework for consultations
  • Nutrition
    • Intake Ordering
    • Basic Lifestyle Guidelines worksheet (bonus)
Module 2: The Client
  • Performing an OPEX Movement Assessment
  • Fitness Monitoring – Squat
  • Transition to Exercise Program Design
  • "Look Good, Feel Good" Client Example
  • Health vs. Sport Client Example
  • 3 Days of the OPEX Experience (bonus)
Module 3: The Professional
  • Without Habits, Outcomes Don’t Exist
  • How to Make Money
  • Emotion and Action When Clients Leave
Next Steps

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