Flexibility: Clinical Application with Alain Couture – 2 Day Course

Saturday, April 25, 2020 
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Sunday April 26, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Approved for 14 Core Competency credits

Course is limited to 32 participants


MTAM Members:
$429 + GST

Non-members:
$558 + GST

Fee includes: Course handouts & lunch


 ABOUT THE COURSE

This active, hands-on course reviews the history and science behind popular flexibility techniques and the practical application for major muscle groups of the upper and lower body.

Add tools to your toolbox with active techniques for dynamic, ballistic, PNF and facilitated stretching as well as active and passive static stretching techniques.

Participants will take what the latest FITT principle research for flexibility techniques and learn how to integrate this knowledge into your practice.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Participants will learn:

  • when, how, and why to increase flexibility
  • to distinguish between various techniques and select which ones may be more appropriate for their clients/patients
  • assessment skills and how to distinguish if flexibility techniques are even warranted
  • how to integrate flexibility during a treatment session

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Alain Couture

Head Athletic Therapist​ with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

​Alain Couture is entering his 17th season with the Winnipeg Football Club​

​Oversees the health and well-being of every player on the roster​

​Graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Athletic Therapy degree and is a Certified Athletic Therapist​

​Couture is a Registered Massage Therapist through the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba​

​Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association​

His football experience also consists of working in the NFL, as he has worked off-season training camps with the Kansas City Chiefs (2007), Minnesota Vikings (2008), and the San Francisco 49ers (2009).



REGISTRATION INFORMATION
For more information and course approvals with other professional organizations please visit the Registration Page.

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COURSE CANCELLATION DATES
Cancellations made by March 25, 2020 receive a full refund. Cancellations made from March 26 – April 9, 2020 receive a 50% refund on the full cost of the course. No refunds will be given on cancellations made after April 10, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.