Our popular PFS Foam Roller instructor course has just got better! Become a sought after Foam Roller instructor and obtain extra qualifications in Flexibility and Mobility!
Foam rollers were Physical Therapy tools for balance and other forms of rehabilitation before they became self-therapy tools. Look at any fitness equipment catalogue or training centre, foam rollers are placed near open spaces like any other tool. Used correctly, they can help with recovery after heavy lifting or stretching stubborn muscles. Learn the ins and outs of Foam Rolling and make it an addition to any stretching routine or class.
One must remember that there is more to fitness than just pure strength – flexibility and mobilitymatter too. Essentially, think of mobility as an umbrella covering a range of factors that may affect the range of motion around a joint. If you have ever had tightness in the muscles when trying to accomplish simple tasks or soreness in the joints for no reason at all, it could be from a lack of mobility! We will show you a w which you will be able to incorporate in your classes and ensure they are fun and always fully booked!
This course covers the essential principles necessary for all levels of flexibility, stretching, performance enhancement and injuryprevention. Increase athletic performance, prevent lower back injury and help clients move more efficiently in their everyday lives through myofascial release.
Introduction to Foam rolling
Full body self-myofascial release using the roller
Influence of foam rolling on anatomical design and functioning
Principles and methods of safe muscle stretching
Guidelines and benefits of stretching before and after classes
Techniques and body position during stretching classes
Exercise selection according to needs
Sets and repetitions
Importance of breathing
Practical training, adjustments, corrections
Practical teaching skills
Use correct technique and body position when foam rolling
Use correct techniques of stretching exercises
Teach a Foam Rolling and stretching class
Integrate Stretching and Foam Rolling as a segment of another class.
Prescribe Foam Rolling and stretching as part of a gym programme if you are already qualified as a Gym Instructor
Teach 1 to 1 and prescribe it as part of an advanced programme if you are already qualified as a Personal trainer or Coach.
Respond to health and safety issues
Deliver classes as part of working full-time or part-time within a leisure centre or health club
Deliver a number of classes per week in various locations as a freelancer
This course requires a recognised, valid and current Fitness Instructor or Gym Instructor qualification which is accredited and mapped at EQF Level 3 | NQF level 4* such as the PFS FITNESS GROUP INSTRUCTOR or PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR If you didn't qualify with us, a scanned copy of your certificate will be required in response to your registration confirmation email.
Who should attend?
This course is open for everyone who wants to improve their teahcing skills and general knowledge in the field, walking the path of development and reach excellence.
Please inform us during the registration process if you have any learning difficulties or disabilities so we can accommodate you appropriately.
What you need to bring with you:
Bottle of water
A change of clothes
Lunch and snacks
Course hours that require 100% attendance: 8 hours held on one weekend day
Additional self-study hours: Not applicable
Examination hours: Not applicable
Certificates obtained: PFS FOAM ROLLER AND FLEXIBILITY INSTRUCTOR
Study Mode: Theory in class or studio and Practice in the studio.
Examination: NOT APPLICABLE
Participants must have 100% attendance to receive the PFS FOAM ROLLER AND FLEXIBILITY INSTRUCTORcertification.
The participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance and 8REPs accredited CPD points ( also shown on the certificate)
The final Certification is given in printed form and enables the participant to teach classes and get insured.
All PFS qualifications meet industry standards that have been developed and published by the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA).
REPs Ireland ensures that all standards used are mapped to and meet all appropriate International standards where possible, to ensure all REPs Ireland members benefit from recognition of their status from other National REPs.
We operate on a first come, first serve basis with no exceptions.
We allow only 10 places per course.
To secure your place on the course the payment should be made upon registration.
We allow 5 calendar days to receive payment before your place is given to another person that has paid.
After 5 calendar days have passed, and we haven't received any payment, you will need to register again if places are still available.
There is no way to prolong the 5 calendar days. Registrations are not accepted if you have already registered and the initial 5 days have not elapsed.
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