The FiTOUR® Advanced Myofascial Release Certification builds upon the information contained in the FiTOUR® Myofascial Release Primary Certification: Using a Foam Roller, Myofascial Release Foundations. The Advanced course provides a more in-depth look at various techniques of self-massage and self-myofascial release using PNF and balls. The Advanced course also provides a guide to trigger points and the associated pain patterns.
The information contained in the FiTOUR® Advanced Myofascial Release Certification manual has been compiled through research and study from a variety of sources. It is a comprehensive manual on SMR and self-massage techniques designed specifically for fitness professionals.
FiTOUR® recommends completion of the FiTOUR® Myofascial Release Primary Certification prior to embarking on study of the FiTOUR® Myofascial Release Advanced Certification. The information contained in the Advanced course builds upon and complements the information in the Primary course. Successful completion of both the Primary and Advanced courses will equip you with the confidence and the knowledge to provide comprehensive and safe programming for self-myofascial release to your fitness clientele.
The Primary course provided information on how to identify trigger points and the significance of trigger points in the myofascial bands and how to incorporate a variety of foam rollers as part an SMR fitness program. The Primary course also included information on the various spinal postures and how to identify posture types. Activities to teach clients body awareness and how to achieve spinal alignment were also covered in the Primary course.
The Advanced course provides study on the following topics as they relate to self-myofascial release:
- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Movement and Stretch Patterns
- Trigger Points and Trigger Point Pain Patterns
- SMR with Myofascial Release Balls
- SMR for Special Populations (Active Older Adults, Neurological and Pregnancy)
- Activity Specific SMR Sequences
Successful completion of the FiTOUR® Advanced Myofascial Release Certification will well equip you with the knowledge and tools to safely guide clients through SMR with balls and rollers for trigger point release and PNF stretching techniques. You will also be able to provide SMR to special populations in a safe manner. The knowledge you gain in this course coupled with the information contained in the FiTOUR® Myofascial Release Primary Certification course will set you apart from other fitness professionals.
The online study material for this FiTOUR® certification listed below is FREE! with registration. All FiTOUR® certification exams are based on the content of the study materials. FiTOUR® encourages participants to review the study materials in advance of the certification to ensure a higher examination success rate.
- FiTOUR® Advanced Myofascial Release Foam Roller Online Study Manual -
- FiTOUR® Advanced Myofascial Release Foam Roller Online Study Videos -
- FiTOUR® Advanced Myofascial Release Foam Roller Hard Copy Study Manual -- $20!
Practice Examinations are available for all certifications - $9.99