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What will Richard teach you?

Strongman is a sport that requires many of the qualities that your clients are looking for – strength, cardiovascular endurance and speed. If you’re interested in training Strongman or Strongwoman clients, or simply want some unique and challenging exercises to push your clients’ boundaries, this course provides everything you need to know. On completion, you’ll be able to confidently coach clients of any level through Strongman competencies, as well as prepare competitors of all experience levels for competitions.

The Sport of Strongman
Competitions & Competing – An Overview
Strongman Competencies – Introduction
Training for Strongman – Introduction
Specialist Kit & Equipment
Advanced Training for Strongman
Competition and Training to Compete
In & Around Strongman
Exams & Case study

About Richard Sennewald

Richard has been a strongman coach and competitor for over a decade, as well as graduating with honours from the University of Plymouth with a BSc in Human Biosciences. Richard’s wide range of knowledge and experience covers not only the discipline of strongman, but also allows him to add units covering applied nutrition to the course curriculum. Richard has many of the coaching qualities we value highly at the PTC – not only is he a compassionate, empathetic human, he also is able to understand, disseminate, and apply research to his teachings.

The Sport of Strongman


  1. Is this course all online?

    Yes – this course and all assessments associated with this course are online.

  2. How is this course assessed?

    This course is assessed via online multiple choice assessments which are found in the student portal.

  3. Can I do the course at my own pace?

    You can – however, you must complete all units in order. Each unit of the course has a quiz, which you must complete before progressing onto the next unit.

  4. Do I have access to the content for life?

    Yes. This is something we have always promised our students, and that doesn’t change.

  5. How much time will I need to dedicate to studying?

    This course consists of 3 Guided Learning Hours. You may find you need more or less study based on your current knowledge and experience.

  6. Is this course accredited?

    Our courses are not currently accredited or associated with CPD points

  7. Do I get a certificate?

    Yes – on completion, you will receive a virtual certificate detailing your results. We also send out physical certificates once per quarter to students who have registered their postal address with us.

  8. What are the grade boundaries?

    Any course requires a score of 80% in the online assessment in order to pass. If you score 85% or above, you will achieve a “Merit” grade, and a score of 90% or above will earn you a “Distinction”.

  9. Are there any requirements to enrolling on the course?

    We don’t insist that you have any qualifications prior to enrolling on one of our courses. You will need a strong interest in the subject matter, a desire to learn, and a willingness to ask if you need extra help. You should have a good command of spoken and written English, and a strong enough internet connection to watch standard definition videos.

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