Why should a Fitness Professional complete an online Mobility Course?
There are numerous advantages to completing an online Mobility certification
- You can take as long as you like to complete the course
- You can watch the videos over and over again
- Even after completing the course you log back in and review the course material
What concepts are taught in a Mobility Course?
Mobility Essentials Level 1Mobility and Movement Level 1
- The traditional understanding of how the body works lecture and practical
- The progressive understanding of how the body works lecture and practical
- Tensegrity, tissues, everything is connected lecture
- 3 Major joints, the myofascial lines lecture
- The 4 step movement screen practicalMyofascial Mobility
- Scope of practice, properties of fascia, introduction to myofascial mobility lecture
- Practical on mobility for superficial front line
- Practical on mobility for superficial back line
- Practical mobility for lateral line
- Practical mobility for deep line
- How we are affecting the tissues, making notes on your movement screenSpecific Mobility Sequences
- Desk worker mobility
- Parent sequence
- Runners sequence
- Contact sports sequenceMobility and Stability
- What are mobility and stability?
- Strength training explored, mobility explored, are they the same, and what is ‘true strength’
- Skeletal limitations and the tissues of our body, all influence on mobility and stability
- Does releasing tissue improve mobility or stability
- Compartmentalising and integrating training, not being too seriousHypermobility
- Intro and what is hypermobility
- Types of hypermobility and the anxiety link, tissues of the body
- Ways to approach and help hypermobility
Mobility Essentials Level 210 Step Movement Screen
- The ‘other’ lines, introduction to the 10 step movement screen
- Practical 10 step movement screen
- Coaching cues for the 10 step movement screen and scope of practice, deeper understanding of the properties of fasciaMyofascial Mobility Menu
- Functional lines
- Arm lines
- Spiral lines, plus relevant mobilisations for the other lines learnt previously
- Superficial front line & Superficial back line
- Lateral line and Deep line, coaching cues and how we’re affecting the tissuesPractical Application In Real Life
- Real life example and what to expect and why in client cases
- Common issues practically explained
- A new dimension in mobility training and redefining our approach to movement, conclusionsMobility video webinar series
- Intro and then practical whole body myofascial mobility example session
- Monkeybility: Hanging mobility practical demonstrations with appropriate equipment, plus hanging success stories
- Tight Hamstrings
- Tight Hip Flexors
What organizations are this course recognized by?
Currently AUSactive, Physical Activity Australia, REPS New Zealand and NASM, AFAA, Canfitpro.
HOW MANY CEUs / CECs WILL I RECEIVE ON COMPLETION
CEC: 11 CECs
PDP: 3 PDPs
CEC: 10 CECs
PDP: 3 PDPs
HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE TAKE TO COMPLETE
Level 1: Approx 10 hoursLevel 2:
Approx 10 hours
There are no recertification requirements, the certificate does not expire.
Has there been any scientific research on the benefits of Mobility Training?
Yes there are and listed here are the research and references:
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