J3U Level 2 Physique Coach Credential J3U-PC

The Most Comprehensive Case Study Curriculum In Physique Competition. Enroll Now For Our Next Cohort

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J3U-PC is the recognized credential which will empower you with specialized knowledge and skills tailored for optimal results in physique coaching.

In Level 1 you learned theory and some application to physique coaching. J3U-PC will be the next step for applying all you learned with real life competitor client case study examples that will challenge you and develop your decision making process as a coach.

the most comprehensive case study curriculum in physique competition:

Client results on stage increases your reputation and see out your full potential as a top coach
Learn from actual coaches that deliver results from NPC amateurs to IFBB Olympians
Evidence based in science but grounded in experiential coaching results
Become listed on J3 University as a credentialed coach for exposure
Access to J3U Educators for help with any personal client cases
Gain access to a network of like mind coaches aid in growing your own business

Learn how to apply the theory you learned Throughout J3U to real life examples:

Evaluating Competitor needs for training, nutrition, recovery, and PEDs
Evaluating competitor check in pictures and data in all seasons
Decision making for common issues: fat loss stalls, lab marker skewing, appetite challenges, water retention, fatigue management, and lack of adherence to the plan
Peaking clients for shows with day to day and meal by meal examples
Create more productive growth phases and fat loss phases for clients

How the credential works

The physique coach credential is online is a weekly paced self study and will allow you to complete and become a J3U-PC in as short as 15 weeks.

To become a J3U Physique Coach in 3 Steps:

STEP 1:

Have completed Level 1

STEP 2:

Complete the 14 Case Studies in Level 2

STEP 3:

Pass the Comprehensive Exam

J3U-PC Curriculum

The program consists of 14 case studies each delivered to you weekly led by our experts Luke and John. There will be questions prompt to you during the case studies for you to answer. These are not for a grade to pass the course, but pay close attention and review these as they will help on the comprehensive exam.

The course will take you from the offseason all the way through prep and to the post show period with a variety of clients from amateur to IFBB Pros to learn from. Upon completion of a case study you will be emailed the next one to begin for the following week.

The program consists of 14 case studies each delivered to you weekly led by our experts Luke and John. There will be questions prompt to you during the case studies for you to answer. These are not for a grade to pass the course, but pay close attention and review these as they will help on the comprehensive exam.

The course will take you from the offseason all the way through prep and to the post show period with a variety of clients from amateur to IFBB Pros to learn from. Upon completion of a case study you will be emailed the next one to begin for the following week.

WEEK 1:

Off Season

Offseason Gains and Troubleshooting

Figure IFBB Pro
Men’s Physique IFBB Pro Transition to Classic Physique
Bodybuilder IFBB Pro
Bodybuilder Amateur Novice

WEEK 2:

Off Season

Training Needs Analysis

Needs Analysis Steps → Time to write the split
Client Psychology → Structural Presentation in Exercise Selection
Session Prep → Summary

WEEK 3:

Off Season

Male Offseason Specificity: Push Phases

Push Phase Overview
Male Open Bodybuilder Unique Case
Male Open Bodybuilder
Male Transition from Classic to Open Bodybuilding

WEEK 4:

Off Season

Female Offseason Specificity: Applied PEDs

Expectation Management
Differentiation of PED Models → Questions Answered
Clients that do not fit ideal Progress → Picking up a Client Prep
Ideal vs Reality → Questions Answered

WEEK 5:

Off Season

Mini cuts in the offseason

Mini Cut overview → Questions Answered
Christian Keuss → Questions Answered

WEEK 6:

Pre-Prep Phase

Pre-Prep Phase

Why a pre-prep phase
Classic Physique IFBB Pro
Bikini Amateur National level
Bodybuilder Amateur National level
Wellness IFBB Pro

WEEK 7:

Contest Prep

Full Male Contest Prep

Client Overview initial assessment
Check in wk 21 lab assessment and PED escalation
Check in wk 15 Fat loss Adjustment
Check in wk 12 Combating high fatigue and PED adjustment
Check in wk 10 Addressing water retention
Check in wk 5 Untracked meals and lean mass retention
Check in wk 3 Feed into show

WEEK 8:

Contest Prep

Full Female Contest Prep

Client Overview
Check in wk 18 vs 17 Rapid weight drop
Check in wk 15 vs 14 Fat loss stall
Check in wk 12 vs 11 Training Management
Check in wk 10 vs 9 Refeed
Check in wk post refeed
Check in wk 8 vs 7.5 Fatigue management
Check in wk 6 vs 5 Lab work
Check in wk 3 vs 2 Ready ahead for show

WEEK 9:

Contest Prep

Multiple Shows Back to Back

Overview → Questions Answered
Pro Qualifier → Questions Answered

WEEK 10:

Contest Prep

Extended Contest Preps

Overview → Suggestions
Case Study 2 → Questions Answered

WEEK 11:

Peak Week

Peak Week With Making Weight

6 Steps to Making Weight
Client Overview
2 Day out (weigh in)
1 Day out Back load
Load/Hold Show Day

WEEK 12:

Peak Week

Peak Week Without Weight Cap

Client Overview
Peak Week Constructs
Peak Week Overview
2 Day Back Load
1 Day Back Load
Show Day

WEEK 13:

Peak Week

Peak Week Females

Client Overview
Check in day 7 vs 6
Day 6 vs 5
Day 5 vs 4
Day 4 vs 3 and 3 day out find the look
2 Days out
1 Day out
Show day

WEEK 14:

Post Show

Post Show Phase

Overview → Action Items
Post Show Phase Rapid Weight gain → Questions Answered
Kyl Post Show Case Study
Kathryn Post Show Case Study → Questions Answered

Further Education Resources

Materials and Resources:

To aid your learning journey, we have curated a collection of resources, including:

Forum access exclusive to coaches for client questions.

PDF downloads for the case study presented to take notes.

Live Sessions and Q&A:

We understand that some concepts may be challenging, and questions may arise during your study. To address this, we will be hosting optional attendance live sessions where you can interact with instructors, ask questions, and participate in discussions. If you miss one, its okay we will send you the recording.

Community Engagement:

We encourage you to actively participate in our online community. Share your insights, ask questions, and engage in discussions with your peers. Learning is often most enriching when it becomes a collaborative effort this is why we have our forum section created.

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