Fascial Fitness Association (FFA)

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Welcome to Fascial Fitness and into our network, which is expanding from our core group of international fascial researchers, sport scientists and well known movement therapists into a worldwide connection. As passionate ‚Fascinados' we'll invite you to actively take part into that network and learn about ‚fascinating fascia' to incorporate this information sucessfully into your own professional field. You can look forward to an inspiring combination of theoretical scientific findin... more less
Websitewww.fascial-fitness.com
Address
Bleigäßchen 2
Augsburg 86150
Phone Number+49 (0)821 54 37 15 41

Certification/Training Types

DescriptionCertified Trainers have successfully completed the Fascial Fitness Intro Course and Trainer Course. ====== FASCIAL FITNESS INTRO COURSE CONTENTS: _Theory • Fascia as elastic springs with kinetic storage capacity (slings and springs) • Stretching global tension chains instead of local areas • Gliding shear movement • Fascia as our biggest sensory organ • Ground substance and the fluid dynamics of fascia • Optimal tension and the body network (“tensegrity”) • Changes in load, hydration and restorative periods • How does connective tissue become strong and resilient? • How does connective tissue remain pliable and elastic when we grow older? _Practice • Catapult mechanisms: fascial jumping and bouncing • Rebound elasticity (elastic bouncing): loading with and without weights • Fascial stretch (fascial stretching): long myofascial chains versus local stretches, gentle melting stretches and dynamic actively-loaded stretches • Fascial release (fascial loosening): release techniques with balls and rollers • Sensory refinement (sensory refining): body perception and proprioceptive stimulation ====== FASCIAL FITNESS TRAINER COURSE CONTENTS: _Theory • Review and extension of the 4 principles of Fascial Fitness • Further exploration of the Tensegrity Model • Healthy fascial tone: hypertension, hypotension and “optimal” tension of well-being • Body perception and the somatic body senses ?a) Proprioception b) Interoception c) Nociception • Fascia as a sensory organ and the importance of mechanoreceptors and free nerve endings • Proprioceptive refinement and the “water in oil” principle in myofascial pain • Fluid dynamics and the role of water in connective tissue rehydration and health • Specific contra-indications for the basic exercises, do’s and don’ts _Practice • Practical guidance and extension of the 4 principles of Fascial Fitness • Practical application of “tensegral” pretension • Individual training recommendations, focused encouragement of one’s own embodiment • Practical exercise sequences to stimulate the different layers of the lumbar fascia • Adding tools: weights, fascia rollers, various balls • Teaching a complete sample class • Stimulation of fascia as sensory organ: proprioceptive refinement and interoceptive awareness • Practical component in small groups addressing specific topics, presenting information, evaluating each other’s performance and giving feedback
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
Prerequisite
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
CategoryPersonal Trainer, Corrective Exercise, Athletic Trainer
DescriptionCertified Advanced Fascial Fitness Trainers are those who have already been certified as (regular) Fascial Fitness Trainers (pre-requisite). In addition to the Intro Course, the Trainer Course (to become a Fascial Fitness Trainer), they have successfully completed the Advanced Trainer Course, as well. ====== FASCIAL FITNESS INTRO COURSE CONTENTS: _Theory • Fascia as elastic springs with kinetic storage capacity (slings and springs) • Stretching global tension chains instead of local areas • Gliding shear movement • Fascia as our biggest sensory organ • Ground substance and the fluid dynamics of fascia • Optimal tension and the body network (“tensegrity”) • Changes in load, hydration and restorative periods • How does connective tissue become strong and resilient? • How does connective tissue remain pliable and elastic when we grow older? _Practice • Catapult mechanisms: fascial jumping and bouncing • Rebound elasticity (elastic bouncing): loading with and without weights • Fascial stretch (fascial stretching): long myofascial chains versus local stretches, gentle melting stretches and dynamic actively-loaded stretches • Fascial release (fascial loosening): release techniques with balls and rollers • Sensory refinement (sensory refining): body perception and proprioceptive stimulation ====== FASCIAL FITNESS TRAINER COURSE CONTENTS: _Theory • Review and extension of the 4 principles of Fascial Fitness • Further exploration of the Tensegrity Model • Healthy fascial tone: hypertension, hypotension and “optimal” tension of well-being • Body perception and the somatic body senses ?a) Proprioception b) Interoception c) Nociception • Fascia as a sensory organ and the importance of mechanoreceptors and free nerve endings • Proprioceptive refinement and the “water in oil” principle in myofascial pain • Fluid dynamics and the role of water in connective tissue rehydration and health • Specific contra-indications for the basic exercises, do’s and don’ts _Practice • Practical guidance and extension of the 4 principles of Fascial Fitness • Practical application of “tensegral” pretension • Individual training recommendations, focused encouragement of one’s own embodiment • Practical exercise sequences to stimulate the different layers of the lumbar fascia • Adding tools: weights, fascia rollers, various balls • Teaching a complete sample class • Stimulation of fascia as sensory organ: proprioceptive refinement and interoceptive awareness • Practical component in small groups addressing specific topics, presenting information, evaluating each other’s performance and giving feedback ====== FASCIAL FITNESS ADVANCED TRAINER COURSE CONTENTS: • Preperation of tutorings • Preparation of special interest workshops • Diagnosis: hyper-/hypomobility and tests • Specific training advices for hyper- and hypomobile clients • Support in communication with media (print, TV and other PR) • Resources for academic and professional exchange and networking in other fields relevant to Fascial Fitness ======
Course Material Price $0.00
Exam Price $0.00
Exam Delivery Method
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteStatus as a Fascial Fitness Trainer
Renewal PeriodNo renewal period
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
CategoryPersonal Trainer

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