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Learn how to train and promote functional movement ; joint mobility and flexibility ; in an easy and effective program suitable for all clients.
Counteract effects of sedentary or modern lifestyles and help to create body balance, better movement and functional ageing.
Prevent movement limitations as we age.
Myover40® active senior is the complete certification program for the serious fitness professional, who is ready to become an expert in functional ageing and training of older adults.
You will receive in-depth training on functional training strategies and movements; how to conduct meaningful assessments of function; how to create and develop effective exercise programs; and critical skills to be an effective professional with this client base.
"Active AGEING" is a huge area in fitness!
Give yourself and your employees a head start in this under represented area with training in
Functional movement, joint assessment, flexibility & mobility.
Gain an advantage working with clients of all backgrounds with this comprehensive course.
This Expertly designed fitness program will give you all the tools you need to work with clients in a flexibility, mobility and longevity capacity!
Learn about Proprioception, Joint Movement and Fascia and how these apply to.your clients!
This course is also available for interested parties without these qualifications; the course content is adjusted in these cases to bring the student up to qualification standards.
(see requirements for more info)
The program was developed by experienced specialists in varying fields of fitness. It is currently the only program/training course which incorporates elements of fascia/muscle rolling, auto massage and trigger point therapies.
The program is designed to be delivered in 60-minute classes, divided into 4 parts :
- warm up : to comprehensively warm up muscles, joints and tendons
- auto-massage : rolling and kneading which locates and reduces pain in the body
- mobility & flexibility: to improve the operation of the movement system and stretch your body
A new class is introduced every 6 weeks, at which time:
The accredited Instructor receives a set of exercises designed for a particular age group, along with the video and music adapted to the nature of the exercises.
Additionally, the accredited Instructor will receive marketing tools along with promotional materials.
*Interested parties that wish to qualify as MyOver40 Instructor's , who do not have previous or relevant qualifications will be required to take an additional self-study Anatomy & Physiology course module (documentation and examination supplied).
-They will also be required to participate in 10 classes taught by a certified MyOver40 Instructor or Master Trainer.
An attendance sheet will be provided and only on completion of attendance sheet and additional module will they be able to take the final MyOver40 assessment. (as above)
**Please inform us if this is the case and the additional materials will be supplied
Full course duration is 6h30min (including 30 min breaks)
SELF-STUDY PART - 16 hours
Anatomy & Physiology with extension into what changes occur within systems over time
FACE TO FACE course – 6.5 hours
Teacher and student introductions, familiarization and building a relationship, 10 min
1-2 Induction and teacher’s introduction
3-4 Presentation of the outline for the day
4-10 Short introduction of the participants
Overview of the Myover40® programme - Mission and Vision for the Myover40® programme 10 min
1-5 How the programme was created - who created it and what inspired the creators
5-10 Vision for the programme - its goals, who it is addressed to & benefits
Benefits of the programme - who it is intended for. Recommendations and contraindications 10 min
Proprioception 5 min
1-2 Definition of proprioception
2-4 Disorders, compensations
4-5 Example of proprioception
JOINTS and Movement 25 min
1 - 1.5 min per joint unless stated otherwise: shoulder 2 minutes, zebra 3 minutes, hip joint 3 minutes
Fascia – function and symptoms of fascial disorders 15min
1-5 Definition, ANATOMY TRAINS concept by Thomas Myers, TENSEGRITY
5-13 Brief discussion of individual fascia and their functions
13-15 Other theories-BIOFLOW
Trigger point / SMR (self-release) AUTOMASS / foot acupressure 30 min
Body positioning with strengthening and static stretching 20 min
1-3 Standing position
3-5 Four-point kneeling (all 4’s)
10-15 Seating positions
15-17 Laying on your front
17-19 Laying on your back
Concept of 5s 35 min
1-10 Definition of "mobility" and "flexibility" and differences between them. Using motion examples, dangers and consequences of neglecting mobility
10-12 Explaining why we spend 3 minutes on mobility and 2 on flexibility
12-30 Discussion about the "5" concept by the example of each joint
FITNESS CLUB LESSON 15 min
1-10 Examples of full lessons and how they’re created
10-15 Use of Myover40® elements in other individual lessons /training
Master Class 60 min
FREQUENT AND MOST POPULAR AILMENTS AND MOVEMENT RESTRICTIONS 20 min
1-5 Limited movement and discomfort resulting from a sedentary lifestyle (backache, neck pain)
5-10 Restrictions resulting from changes in the locomotor apparatus and the nervous system associated with aging (and their frequent relationship with the lack of movement)
10-20 Restrictions resulting from training errors and exercising, without prior preparation of the range of motion in the joints (for example squat, squeezing over the head, hand standing)
Goal setting. Programme structure and safety considerations for working with older clients in an individual and group training settings 20 min
1-10 Goal setting and sequencing, classes planning
10-20 Safety considerations when working with older clients due to mobility limitations and changes in the nervous system (position modifications, the use of supportive equipment - "props")
Coaching and communication skills, client contact 25 min
- The role of the trainer: building rapport, sense of security and comfort, motivation, "holding space"
- Inclusive language
Teaching practice 45 min
BUSINESS AND MARKETING BASICS FOR MYOVER40® 20 min
Group photos / questions and answers / discussing the exam 20 min
16 practical hours carried out by the course participant.
Below are the exam conditions:
Students must pass an assessment to obtain an instructor certificate. If you want to take the assessment, sign up on the website :www.myover40.com
Exam can be taken on the day of the exam or at a later date.
Exam consists of two parts: theoretical and practical.
Theory: 16 MCQ Questions (Multiple choice questions)-Pass 75% (12 correct answers) The exam takes place online and can be taken by a student in their own time, however, within 1 month from receiving exam fee and no later than 6 months from the end of the course. The exam link allows 1 attempt only. In case of an exam failure, exam must be taken again.
Practical: Students will record and send a 40-minute video showing classes they teach (with their client). The teacher will explain all aspects of the exam during the course.
The video must be sent within 1 month of exam fee payment. Feedback from the teacher will be emailed to you.
Students can send 3 recordings per month.
Make sure you have received all relevant information from your teacher during the course for the practical evaluation.
The exam fee of €25 must be paid before exam. This fee is non-refundable.
The exam fee includes marketing tools available to students after the course.
Upon the completion of the course and successful passing of the exam; you are entitled to use the title: MyOver40 Instructor.
Myover40 Instructors have the right to:
Completion of the course , qualification and permission to teach this course ,is confirmed by the myover40 Instructor certificate.
The certificate can be downloaded online directly from your own profile at www.myover40.com, which you, the instructor, will set up on completion of requirements stated.
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.
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