Functional Training Institute
The Functional Training institute is an Australian Education Company that focuses on designing and delivering world leading Functional Training Courses. Their mission is to equip and provide fitness professionals with high quality education so they can deliver exercises and programs around these tools safely and correctly. The Functional Training Institute delivers these courses in every major city worldwide and every course is accredited with the appropriate governing body.
Through undertaking our education programs, trainers will:
Learn to teach using verbal, kinaesthetic and visual cues and understanding that different clients require different cues.
Learn how to breakdown movements into phases so learning is simplified.
Learn how and when to apply regressions and progressions of exercises.
Learn how to create dynamic programs that generate terrific results for the clients.
Attract new clients and referrals.
Stimulate existing clientele and retain them for longer.
Learn how to conduct semi-private training and small group sessions.
The Movement Restoration journey begins with the first stage: Movement Restoration Coach FX. This foundational part consists of two key courses:
Injury Prevention Kit Online Course
Ground-breaking system for coaching clients away from injury
Assess and educate clients about their Dysfunctional Movements
Learn the “Talk, See, Do” skillset and incorporate it into your normal fitness culture to get injury rates down guaranteed.
1-day Face to Face Practical Workshop
Learn unique and cutting edge simple Corrective Exercise techniques with your Functional Fitness equipment
Dysfunctional movements revealed with the IPK are resolved with Suspension Trainer, Functional Bags and Kettlebells in ways you never imagined!
Your path to becoming the ultimate Movement Restoration coach continues with the second stage: Movement Restoration Coach Express.
This part of the course consists of:
Blended Learning Workshop: 1-day Face to Face Practical Workshop
Full Online Course (includes extra material beyond the face to face workshop)
Movement Restoration Pack including Posture Pro, Rehab Dowel and Theraband
Within this stage of the program, you’re also going to learn the Five most common Muscle Imbalances (MI’s) that create dysfunctional movement, including:
How to observe the dysfunctional movement related to it
How to release myofascial restrictions and trigger points relating to the Five MI’s
How to activate the inhibited musculature and retrain the correct functional movement.
The final part to the making you the ultimate Movement Restoration coach is the 3-Day Injury Prevention System. This all-encompassing 3-day course will provide you with:
3 full days of Face to Face injury prevention lectures and practical workshops devoted to understanding the world class R+E+H+A+B System
1 day utilized per body region: Lower Limb, Upper Limb and Spine; The full spectrum of Muscle Imbalances as commonly seen in injuries, including also the Five MI’s from Movement Restoration Coach Express.
This in-depth course will be taught by some of the most skilled Australian Sports Physiotherapists, experienced in teaching and working with Personal Trainers and the fitness industry.
What You Will Learn
Develop a broad understanding of the resistance-band and the exercises that can be performed with it
Apply and deliver a wide range of resistance-band exercises that target partner training, joint mobility, muscle activation and potentiation utilizing the scientifically verified RAMP movement preparation protocol
Understand the importance of recovery in an exercise program
Evaluate the role of recovery strategies in a fitness training context
List a range of recovery strategies available to clients in the fitness industry
Instruct, supervise and monitor a range of recovery activities
Design, deliver and evaluate a recovery program
You will get a new understanding of:
Human Movement and Anatomy
How to assess for Movement Dysfunctions
Myo-Fascial Release Techniques
How to reteach better movement patterns
Exactly what to do when a client mentions their acute or chronic pain or injury in their spine, lower or upper body
Blend your new knowledge and skills into your existing training sessionswith clients
How to screen a client’s injury to assess its “risk profile”
To understand the biomechanics of the body better than most of your PT peers
New stretching, trigger point, and myofascial loosening techniques
The secret of developing rehab drills with the existing equipment in your gym; theright way to activate dormant stability muscles to promote safer training andrehab injuries
How to work with health professionals to fix injuries faster and develop a referral base
How to effectively use your new Rehab Toolbox, including Posture-pros, Rehab Dowel, Activation Tubing, Risk Assessment Cards, and Rehab Records
Continuing Education Credits/Units (CECs/CEUs)
Fitness Australia - 6
FITREC - Level B
NASM - 0.7
ACE - 0.7
Fitness Australia - 15 CEC
ACE - 2.8
REPS UK - 16
Where & When?
Babel Training Academy
8AM to 4PM
2 Days Live Practical Workshop
2 certificates upon completion
Professionally shot videos of all the course material with bonus downloadable manuals; articles; templates and much more
1 Day Live Practical Workshop
Posture Pro and REHAB Wand certificate and manual
Gain access to extensive professionally shot videos; templates and downloads; bonus reading material and videos to support your learning journey
3 Day Live Practical Workshop
REHAB Essentials certificate and manual
Functional Anatomy DVD innovative & unique rehab-training methods + SLOW-MO video analysis + extensive practical sessions in the gym
FREE Posture Pro, Rehab Dowel and "Activation Tubing" (Lockeroom products)Posture Pro - a loosening/self massage tool and instruction chart produced by Lockeroom Australia
Full and extensive quality course manual in a hard-wearing binder for future reference
Digital images for self-promotion as an "ACCREDITED REHAB TRAINER"
Risk Assessment laminated cards to carrywith you on the gym floor
Online support videos and downloadable templates and material via the FTI academy portal
Access to exclusive library for Rehab Trainers with sports injury articles written by Australian Sports Physiotherapists, Ulrik Larsen and Chris Mallac
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