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DNS Strength Training 1 is a course designed for clinicians and fitness professionals who consistently utilize weight training with their clients, athletes, and with themselves.

This is the first of thee courses in the DNS Strength Training track. Typically, there is one DNS Strength Training 2 and one DNS Strength Training 3 offered per year. DNS ST3 will premier in 2024. The only DNS ST2 next year is at Portland State University on May 19-21st. For more information, click here.

The purpose of this course is to help attendees apply the powerful principles of DNS to sports performance through strength training. In this course, we will cover basic DNS concepts such as developmental kinesiology (the foundation of DNS), Functional Joint Centration, trunk stability (IAP). We will We will also cover most of the "big" lifts in strength training - hinging (deadlifts to the kettlebell swing), pressing, pulling, and squatting. 

Attendees of this course will have a sound understanding of the basic DNS concepts, be able to utilize multiple DNS competent in multiple DNS test as well as exercises based in developmental kinesiology. In addition, attendees will be able to apply the powerful DNS concepts to common strength training movements such as the deadlift, bench press, and squat.

For a full bio of Dr. Richard Ulm, please click here:

There are no pre-requisites for this course. All are welcome: clinicians, strength coaches, passionate athletes who want to get better.  

Course Location:
Peak Human Performance
7920 Corporate Blvd C 
Plain City, OH 43064

Course Schedule:
Friday, June 16th
8:00 - 8:30a Registration
8:30a - 5:00p Lecture & Workshop

Saturday, June 17th
8:30a - 5:00p Lecture & Workshop

Sunday, June 18th
8:30a 2:00p Lecture and Workshop
2:00p End of Course 

Anyone who has previously taken a DNS-ST1 or DNS Weightlifting can audit this course for 1/2 price ($425.00). 

Other DNS courses do not substitute a DNS-ST1.

If you have questions regarding the course or the 50% audit discount price, email

DNS Strength Training 1

Columbus, Ohio  | June 16-18th, 2023

Professional $800.00
  Student: $700  

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