2023 USAC Level 2 Pre-Clinic Preparation

Welcome to the 2023 USA Cycling Level 2 Pre-Clinic Preparation course. Our goal is to provide you with a wide variety of knowledge so that you can arrive at the Level 2 upgrade clinic armed with knowledge to facilitate great learning and discussion.

This course will guide you through Fast Talk Laboratories vast knowledge base of sport science information. You’ll read articles, watch videos, and listen to podcasts from the likes of Joe Friel, Dr. Stephen Seiler, Dr. Inigo San Milan, as well as Fast Talk regulars Grant Holicky, Rob Pickels, and Trevor Connor. Please take your time to absorb this information as it is the foundation of the conversation and assessment that will occur during the in-person meeting.

As you work your way through the course, be sure to “Mark Complete” at the end of the lesson so that your learning progress is saved. This will help you navigate through the course without getting confused on which topics you have covered.

To Enroll in this Course:

Existing Fast Talk Laboratories Members

  1. Confirm that you have active USAC Membership or Unlimited Membership via the “My Account” icon on the right of the main menu bar. Memberships can be found in the profile menu.
  2. Click the Enroll link below to add the 2023 USAC Level 2 course to your shopping cart
  3. If you only have USAC Membership, and not Unlimited, you must purchase an Annual Fast Talk Laboratories Unlimited membership at the time your purchase the course.
  4. Completing check-out will enroll you in the course with immediate access
  5. To return to the course in the future, navigate to your profile via the icon in the main menu bar, then select “My Courses” in the profile menu.

Users Without Existing Fast Talk Laboratories Membership

  1. E-mail “Help@FastTalkLabs.com” and “JTarkington@USACycling.org” in the same message to confirm USACycling active coach status.
  2. Once confirmed, Fast Talk Laboratories staff will manually create an account associated with your USACycling Membership
  3. Follow the instructions above to enroll in the course.

For Help with USA Cycling topics please contact: JTarkington@USACycling.org

For Help with Fast Talk Labs topics please contact: Help@FastTalkLabs.com

2023 USA Cycling Level 2- Pre-Clinic Preparation – Access Plan

access until Dec 31st 2023 12:00 am

Assess and Enhance Your Coach Identity

Individuals, Environments, and Relationships

The Business of Coaching- Craft of Coaching Module 4

Mental Component- Craft of Coaching Module 8

Athlete Development and Quality Coaching

  • Progress

  • Lessons

    • Assess and Enhance Your Coach Identity
      • Assess Your Coaching Expertise
      • Improve Your Interpersonal Skills
      • Extend Your Analytical Skills
      • Develop Your Planning Skills
      • Hone Your Teaching Skills
      • Deepen Your Sport Specific Knowledge
      • Expand Your Sport Specific Knowledge
      • Upgrade Your Gear and Tech Knowledge
      • Build Your Business Knowledge
    • Individuals, Environments, and Relationships
      • Accepting Feedback and Criticism
      • How to Optimize the Coach- Athlete Relationship
      • Coaching the Athlete in Front of You
      • Women are Not Small Men – and Here’s the Research to Prove It
      • Separating Fact from Fiction for Female Athletes
      • A Male Coach’s Guide to Understanding the Unique Needs of Female Athletes
      • The Process of Goal Attainment
      • How to Manage Race Day Anxiety
    • The Business of Coaching- Craft of Coaching Module 4
      • Different Business Models of Coaching
      • Build a Solid Growth Platform
      • Making Money as a Coach
      • Finding Value in Your Time
      • Marketing Your Coaching Business
      • A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Marketing
      • Managing a Coaching Team
      • 5 non-negotiables to Include in a Contract
      • How to Hire Coaching Staff
      • Modern Profiles in the Craft of Coaching: Kendra Wenzel
    • Mental Component- Craft of Coaching Module 8
      • How Sport Psychology Can Unlock Athletic Potential
      • What is a Biopsychosocial Approach to Coaching?
      • How the Biopsychsocial Approach Can Benefit Your Athletes
      • The Role of Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence in Performance Psychology
      • Understanding Motivation and How It Affects Performance
      • How to Harness or Stoke Motivation
      • How to Score and Strengthen Your Relationship Game
      • Which Comes First: Trust or Commitment?
      • Profiles in Coaching: Percy Cerutty
    • Athlete Development and Quality Coaching
      • How to Develop Younger Athletes
      • How to Coach Parents of Young Athletes
      • The Quality Coaching Framework
      • The USOPC Athlete Development Model