Knowledge Is Nothing Without Application

Knowledge is nothing without application. As coaches we know this, and hear it often. But I still see an “application gap” in the fitness industry when it comes to continued professional development (CPD). Not a knowledge gap, but an application gap. Let me explain.


The Application Gap

So-called industry leaders put on weekend courses packed with knowledge for coaches. You’re a knowledge-hungry coach, so you attend in the name of CPD. You sit there and are treated to knowledge bombs galore and some awesome soundbites, which you put on Instagram. You take plenty of notes.

Chet is an educator, editor, writer, and speaker. Chet is founder and lead coach of Strength Education , an organisation that provides a learning and coaching roadmap for those serious about strength. This is through an acclaimed series of courses, followed by a year long mentorship program.Read more