Movement Specialist Series
Movement Specialist Series
Welcome to the Movement Specialist Series - a 12 week programme of weekly online, LiveStream lectures and monthly practical face to face workshops, which will take your confidence and skills in biomechanics and movement programming to new heights. It’s all about the hands on, practical takeaways you can use in your business immediately.
Why study the Movement Specialist Series?
If you are the kind of person who wants to continually improve and develop your skills and your business, you will reap measurable benefit from the Movement Specialist Series because you will be able to attract new client groups and offer better value to your existing customers. You thrive on stretching yourself. And commercially, you want to differentiate yourself from the competition and become the most sought after movement and fitness specialist in your area.
What are the aims of the Series?
To give you the skills to assess and screen your client’ movement patterns
To intimately understand the phases of gait so that you can apply this knowledge to all movement
To be able to interpret the movement patterns you see
To ensure that you know how to construct effective interventions to optimise your client’s movement
To provide you with hands on skills that add significant value to your service
To give you the necessary programming skills to avoid injuring your clients with counter productive movement patterns
To increase your confidence in dealing with clients
Who should attend?
Personal Trainers, Physiotherapists, S&C coaches, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Sports and Remedial Massage Therapists or anyone wishing to broaden their skillset and enhance their existing business offering.
Day 1 & 2: Hands on Mobilisation
Introduction - kinetic chain - bones, joints and myofascia
Movement evolution in response to the environment
Influence of poor lifestyle habits
Triplanar joint loading: gravitational influence, ground reaction forces and momentum
Joint congruity, compression and distraction
The role of joint proprioception in movement
Gait analysis - video walking and running and review
Movement dysfunction, segmental hypomobility, reduced proprioceptive control and injury
Focussing on Movement, Range and Control
Hands on mobilisations to restore joint mobility: Ankle, knee, hip, thoracic region.
Day 3 & 4: Movement Biomechanics
Introduction - kinetic chain and the role of myofascia
Myofascial lines and triplanar force transmission
Global movement patterns over isolation
The influence of posture on soft tissue - locked short and locked long
Gait and movement patterns
Sagittal loading: Superficial Front Line & Superficial Back Line
Frontal loading: Lateral Lines
Transverse loading: Spiral Lines, Back Functional Line, Front Functional Lines
The role of the arms: Back and Front Arm Lines
Combination movements to blend all three planes of motion
Day 5 & 6: Sports Performance
Analysing sporting movements in slow motion
Identifying phases of movement
Joint and myofascial loading in key sporting movements
Biomechanics of boxing - throwing a punch
Biomechanics of tennis - the serve
Biomechanics of martial arts - the kick
Sport specific movement programming
Sport specific mobilisations
Pulling it all together to get results for your sporting clients
How will it change my business and earning potential?
With the right client group targeting, the skills you gain on the Series will allow you to attract more clients who struggle with movement issues and to provide a better value service to your existing clients. Needless to say, this will increase your earning potential as you differentiate yourself from the competition.
South West London. Wandsworth. Virgin Active.
Dates and times
29th June, 2019.
10am - 4pm
Please bring lunch with you. Alternatively, there are shops very nearby where you can purchase supplies.
Water will be provided at the venue, or please feel free to bring alternative drinks.