Performance Breathing Online Certification

The most comprehensive guide to breathwork in existence.

Harness the power of the breath to influence the mind, enhance fitness, control stress & emotional states, and improve health and performance. Understand and master breathwork across a full spectrum of techniques and learn core principles that will reshape the way you look at breathing for every situation.

Why do I need this course?

Breathing is the foundation of life. It influences every system and cell in the body and everybody is doing it thousands of times per day. However, many of us never put conscious thought into our breath, and never learn how to do it properly. We end up taking thousands of dysfunctional breaths per day and never even know it. In this online-only course, you will learn why optimal breathing is so important, how to assess functional and dysfunctional breathing in various situations, and how to teach and prescribe dozens of breathing methods designed to enhance your physical and mental health, performance, and longevity.

Every breath you take is a step towards optimization or dysfunction. You are going to breathe anyway, so why not start there as the foundation for long-term lifestyle optimization?
- PJ Nestler | XPT Performance Director

What you’ll learn


The science of breath Breathing assessment & dysfunction Functional breathing mechanics Breathing to influence the mind & control emotional states Managing stress


Preworkout breathing activation Maximize performance by shifting out of stressful states during intense exercise Breathing & bracing to improve mechanics and stabilization Master breathing mechanics to optimize efficiency Pre-competition breathing protocols Enhance recovery by downshifting post workout


15+ Performance Breathing methods 50+ research studies Assessment tools Programming strategies Guided breathwork sessions Access to online coaches network