History 401- Renato Canova

This Course is part of The Scholar Program . You are welcome to purchase this course individually, but if you purchase The Scholar Program membership for $29/month you will gain access to every program in the HPW Academy of Scholarship. You can find more details on The Scholar Program here.

What can you expect from History 401?
Coach Renato Canova is one of the most influential modern coaches. Steve and JOn have spent years digging through all of his training information, book, presentations, and more. Renato was kind enough to send us a treasure trove of training plans, documents, and the actual training of many of his world class athletes. This course is dedicated to Renato's work and promises to deliver you in depth content on one of the top coaches, and many of the top athletes in the world. Including:

  • Training of some of the world's best athletes, including: Sondre Moen, Moses Mosop, Florence Kiplagat, Abel Kirui, Arne Gabius, Keninisa Bekele, Ronald Kwemoi, and dozens of other athletes. See what the world's best do for training!
  • An in depth look at every part of Canova's training philosophy.
  • A breakdown of applying Canova's principles to your own training
  • Different types of training and what it means for you
  • Training for events ranging from the marathon to the 800m
  • Strength Endurance Training
  • Improving the Maximum Lactate Steady State
  • Developing Specific Endurance
  • and much much more!


How will this course be delivered?

Through a combination of video lectures, readings, powerpoint presentations, podcast style audio recordings, and more. We attack teaching from multiple directions in order to help the student absorb the material best.

What we guarantee:

We will continue to develop and curate content that we think is valuable for the coaching community. We promise to continually update this content so that it is the best coaching resource on the planet. You'll be the first to hear about our lessons in coaching high school, college, and elite runners.


Your Instructor


Steve Magness & Jonathan Marcus
Steve Magness & Jonathan Marcus

STEVE MAGNESS is the bestselling author of Peak Performance: Take Advantage of the New Science of Success and The Science of Running. He is a coach to some of the top distance runners in the world, having coached numerous athletes to top 15 at the World Championships and Olympic Games. As well as having coached six Top 10 performances at a major Marathon (Boston, NYC, Chicago). He's coached athletes such as Natosha Rogers, Neely Spence-Gracey, Sara Hall, Mark English, Jackie Areson, Brian Barraza, Sarah Crouch, and many more. He currently coaches at the University of Houston. Known widely for his integration of science and practice, Magness has been on the forefront of innovation in sport. He serves as an adjunct professor of Strength and Conditioning at St. Mary's University.


JONATHAN MARCUS is the director and co-founder of High Performance West. He's developed athletes to national championships, Olympic Trials Qualifying standards, and national records. Some of the athletes he has coached include: Tara Welling, Nicole Blood, Eleanor Fulton, Mckayla Fricker, Daniel Herrera, and more. Previously Jon was the Head Cross Country Coach at Clackamas Community College and an assistant Track & Field/Cross Country Coach at Portland State, University of Portland, and Warner Pacific College. He graduated with a B.A. from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2006.


Course Curriculum


  Summary of Canova
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