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Posture Analysis, Correction, and Resistance Training Workshop

 

Location:

State College of Florida - Lakewood Ranch Campus

7131 Professional Pkwy. E., Sarasota, FL 34240 (map)

Date/Time:

January 17-18, 2014 (Fri. - Sat.)

  Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm | Saturday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
City/State: Sarasota, FL

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WORKSHOP REGISTRATION OPTIONS:  

1-Day Workshop Package includes:

  • Onsite Day 1 Workshop
  • CEC Completion Certificate
  • NPI’s Certified Posture Specialist™ (CPS) Program/Examination (separate fees required)

2-Day Workshop Package includes:

  • Everything included in 1-Day Workshop Package PLUS:

  • Day 2 Workshop
  • NPI’s Resistance Training DVD Series (7 DVDs included)
  • NPI’s Certified Posture Specialist™ (CPS) & Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP) Programs/Examinations (separate fees required)

Cost: $349

Cost: $449

*After December 17: 1 Day-$299; 2-Day-$399 | After December 31: 1 Day-$349; 2-Day-$449

1-Day Workshop + CPS Certificate Program & Examination: extra $149

2-Day Workshop + CPS/RTP Certificate Programs & Examinations: extra $298

(Save $350, CPS Program/Exam regularly $499) (Save $600, CPS & RTP Programs/Exams regularly $898)

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NPI Member : $249 (become a member/login) NPI Member : $349 (become a member/login)
 
   
Continuing Education Credits/Units (CEC/CEU)  
Click Here to see the full approved CEC/CEU List (Organizations/Hours). This Onsite Posture Workshop, CPS Program and RTP Program have been approved by various organizations for CECs/CEUs.  
   

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:

 

Day-1 Description:

NPI’s Day-1 Workshop prepares personal trainers/exercise instructors, athletic trainers, and health/medical/fitness professionals to assess and educate their clients/patients in the analysis, assessment, and correction of posture and body alignment.  The workshop prepares professionals to later complete NPI’s Certified Posture Specialist™ Certificate Program/Course and Examination to receive the CPS designation.

Day-1 Workshop Participants will learn to:

  • Establish this essential key assessment into your facility or organizations current health and exercise testing program
  • Implement a Posture and Body Alignment Assessment Program that will lead to a larger client/patient/membership base for yourself and your company
  • Reviews how poor posture and body alignment develop and evaluates the anatomical structures of the vertebral column and other extremities using a Posture and Body Alignment Grid, client/patient evaluation sheet, and NPI’s Posture Assessment Software.
  • Teach a systematic process to correct alignment, reverse patterns, improve posture, relieve back pain and train individuals incorporating NPI’s Four Points of Posture™ Program
  • This workshop is 60% lecture and 40% interactive hands-on training. A hands-on practical approach is used for demonstrations and experiential learning. Attendees that want to have their posture assessed should wear tank-tops, sleeveless t-shirts, or sports bras and shorts above the knee

Day-2 Description:

NPI’s Day-2 Workshop prepares personal trainers/exercise instructors, athletic trainers, and health/medical/fitness professionals interested in learning a detailed process to teach, analyze, and perfect resistance training exercises/movements to correct their clients/patients posture.  The workshop prepares professionals to later complete NPI’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ Certificate Program/Course and Examination to receive the RTP designation.

Day-2 Workshop Participants will learn to:

  • Teach specific upper, core, and lower body resistance training exercises designed to correct posture and body alignment
  • Select and teach the safest exercise movement for specific muscle groups based on physiological, neurological, and biomechanical principles
  • Teach, demonstrate, and grade/rank an exercise movement using NPI’s Exercise-Movement Grading System™
  • Develop observation, evaluation, educational, and feedback strategies
  • Implement the 3 phases of biomechanical/scientific analysis to perform resistance training exercises using free weights, cable/selectorized machines, body weight exercises, stability balls, exercise tubing, etc…
  • Sequence and select the best exercises to enhance a client’s/patients posture and body alignment using NPI’s Exercise Training Matrix™
  • This workshop is 20% lecture and 80% interactive hands-on training. A hands-on practical approach is used for demonstrations and experiential learning. Attendees that want practice and perfect resistance training exercises/movements to correct their clients/patients posture should wear tank-tops, sleeveless t-shirts, or sports bras and shorts above the knee
 
   
TRAVEL / NEARBY HOTELS:  

Airport:

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

 

Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch

6231 Lake Osprey Drive

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States

Phone: 941-782-4400

Courtyard Sarasota University Park

8305 Tourist Center Drive,

University Park, FL 34201

Phone: 1-941-360-2626

 
   
WORKSHOP FACULTY:  
Ken Baldwin is a full-time Associate Professor, Certified Posture Specialist™, and the Executive Director for The National Posture Institute (NPI).  Ken is the Senior Editor, content expert, and lead author for ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer Textbook (2nd Edition), former Chair of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer Committee, and served on national committees with organizations that include the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), AAHPERD, and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA).  He’s been awarded Boston’s Best Personal Trainer three times and is the Recipient of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer of the Year Award.  

 

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