RTS currently offers three levels of programs.
...And where you start is up to you.
(Don't judge a university's Phd program by its 101 classes)
(Please be patient as we go through considerable transitions and growing pains.)
The RTS1 Course is the first step beyond the one-size-fits-all protocols and choreography of personal trainer certifications.
The goal of RTS1 is to begin the path of a true Exercise Professional by learning to see exercise in a much deeper manner
that only the study and application of Exercise Mechanics can offer.
While universities focus on the physiological responses to exercise, RTS1 focuses on the unexplored, yet primary factor...
the design of the exercise itself... the stimulation that produces the response.
While they look at averages and numbers, RTS1 focuses on the principles required
to design Client-Defined™, Custom Fit Exercise® RTS1 is 14 hours of lecture and 14 hours of practical.
(RTS1 was created specifically for students residing outside of the US, UK, and Canada)
RTS2 (formerly RTS123, and RTS Practical)
The original "RTS" is undergoing major renovations for 2019.
The new RTS2 will consist of nearly 100 hours of video lecture with optional written exams,
as well as over 40 hours of practical with a optional practical exam.
Construction of the videos and written exams are in the final stages of completion for roll out in Q1 2019.
(RTS1 is not required to enter RTS2)
RTS3 (formely RTSm)
Historically called Mastery Level RTS (RTSm), RTS3 is an extremely advanced program taught exclusively by Tom Purvis.
Although now in transition, it was originally 20 days divided into five 4-day modules
and offered only in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
The optional exam is a full day of presenting a requested degree of detail on all information presented
as well as equipment and exercise analysis, delivery specifics for exercises from each practical module.
In 2019 RTS3 lecture will be the addition of dozens of hours of RTS3 lecture videos in addition to the expansive RTS2 lecture videos required for admission to the 12 days of practical in OKC.