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Posture Analysis, Correction, and Resistance Training Workshop

 

Location:

University of South Florida - Campus Recreation

12301 USF Maple Drive, Tampa FL 33620-8620 (Map)

Date/Time: March 22-23, 2013 (Fri. - Sat.)
  Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm | Saturday: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
City/State: Tampa, FL

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Education Partners Registration: AKTA , AAHF, HUR , YMCA Employees


WORKSHOP REGISTRATION OPTIONS:  

1-Day Workshop Package includes:

2-Day Workshop Package includes:

  • Everything included in 1-Day Workshop Package PLUS:

  • Day 2 Workshop
  • NPI’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP) Program/Course
  • NPI’s Resistance Training DVD Series (7 DVDs included)
  • Final Examination & RTP Certificate

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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/HOTEL:  

Embassy Suites Tampa - Near Busch Gardens

3705 Spectrum Blvd

Tampa, FL 33612

Phone:  855-277-4940

Wingate by Wyndham Tampa

3751 E. Folwer Ave

Tampa, FL 33612

Phone:  800-337-0070

 
   
WORKSHOP FACULTY:  
Ken Baldwin is a full-time Assistant 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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