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
$429 + GST
$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.
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
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).
NoticePlease dress in clothing that will allow for lots of movement and stretching.
NoticeA massage table is required.
For more information and course approvals with other professional organizations please visit the Registration Page.
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.