Screening and Testing

$85 USD


GST included for Australian residents
A practical guide to monitoring and tracking progress for performance coaches and fitness professionals

What Gets Measured Gets Improved.

Ongoing precise and relevant assessment is one of the best ways to keep clients and athletes accountable to pushing for their goals.

In this online practical and theoretical course we go through a coaches field guide to physical testing and assessment. From the broad philosophical questions of why bother and how to implement a testing program through the details of equipment, budget, tracking and celebrating progress, and the logistical impacts of running regular assessment.

With years of experience delivering both large athletic combines (200+ athletes at a time) and taking individuals through to our custom built assessment protocols the Core Advantage team knows testing and screening, after completing this course so will you.

Course Sample

Module One, Two & Three: Assessment & Injury Risk:

  • Introduction to assessment
  • The cost of injury
  • Screening
  • Pre-built screens (FMS, etc) vs custom built protocols
  • The Core Advantage screening protocols

Module Four & Five: Testing For Performance And Goal Setting

  • Testing considerations: logistics, planning, validity, reliability
  • Strength and power testing protocols
  • Speed, vertical leap and agility testing protocols
  • Energy system and work capacity testing protocols
  • Immediate and lifetime access to the video lessons, practicals, bonus resources and reference lists
  • A certificate of completion

Earn 4 CEC points with Fitness Australia immediately upon completion of this course.

Course Description
Course Outline
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Meet your instructor

Jacob Tober, BEx&SpS is an ASCA certified coached and ESSA accredited Sports scientist.

With seven years experience working in private and semi-elite strength and conditioning, Jacob splits his time between his role as a high performance coach with his role as head of education for Core Advantage researching, writing and developing educational content for social media and the Core Advantage Mentorship and short courses.

Since 2017, Jacob has been working in an advisory role with Deakin University providing a coaches perspective and assisting in research design and implementation for studies exploring velocity based training and power development.

Learn more about Velocity Based Training with

Velocity Based Training, or commonly known as VBT is a fantastic way to inform us about the quality of our training, adding an objective value on the quality of every rep. At, Jacob delves into how you can improve performance, build power, strength and muscle, and allow for auto-regulating training in real time. ⁠⁠

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