Teacher Certification

logo  KINETICODE®PILATES TEACHER CERTIFICATION –

The Fundamental Program/ Certification is a complete high-qualified teaching training in KinetiCode®Pilates. The course provides a balanced and complete blend of theory, observation and practical hands-on training to help the student to master at the optimum level the KinetiCode®Pilates extensive repertoire.

TRAINING CONTENT

  • Functional Anatomy (see description below).
  • Intermediate Advanced KinetiCode®Pilates classes​ (1-1½ hour of intense training for the participants each day).
  • Fundamental KinetiCode®Pilates practical exercises program (see description below).

All the materials are in English.

Functional Anatomy

Students will learn deep understanding of human body anatomy apply to movement science.
Principal points of study are:

  • ​​Basic principles of Dynamic Postural Alignment and posture assessment: pelvic, rib cage placements, breathing techniques, scapular stabilization, head- cervical placement and correct posture, common types of faulty posture.​​​
  • The 8 principles of KinetiCode®Pilates methodology.
  • ​​​​Anatomic movement analysis: ​​axes and planes and movement terminology.
  • ​ Movement relation to space: ​​movement directions and possibilities (flexion, internal–external rotation, etc.)​
  • ​Myology: study of the muscular system, names, positions and in correlation with the ​​large muscle groups, insertion, etc.
  • ​​​Myology:​study of the muscular system with names, positions and relationships of the large muscle groups, insertion, etc.​​
  • Osteology: understanding the two main skeletal sections: the axial and the appendicular skeleton.​​
  • ​Exercise Physiology: ​​​study of the effect of physical exercise, types of muscle contractions and their ​relationships.​
  • Components of physical training: ​​sliding filament theory, length-tension relationship etc.
  • ​Training Skills: elements to design programs, teacher skills, etc.

KinetiCode®Pilates pratical exercises program

The students will learn how to perform and teach the 80 Fundamental KinetiCode®Pilates exercises. The complete program focuses on:

  • Learn the extensive KinetiCode®Pilates exercises program, how to apply biomechanical principles of core stability, breathing and alignment
  • ​Discover the two system of the core (Inner –Outer core) in relation of different movement patterns​
  • How to optimize the relation of flexibility-stability-strength in a training
  • ​Discover the eight KinetiCode®Pilates principle in the matwork exercises
  • ​Develop the ability to perform the Fundamental exercises and demonstrate the technique correctly
  • ​A complete breakdown of each exercise
  • ​Use of correct Pilates terminology
  • ​Recognize for each exercise the muscular initiation and movement sequencing, target muscles, goals and observations
  • ​Modifications to increase or decrease exercise intensity
  • ​Modifications for specific body types and postural issues
  • Optimize movement patterns to be able to teach comprehensive and safe training programs
  • ​Learn different KinetiCode®Pilates programs tailored to a group class or clients needs
  • ​A variety of programming options to keep clients motivated and to be able to teach different levels of classes
  • ​Effective communication, verbal cues and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • ​Develop teaching skills
  • ​Establish a solid foundation to continue on the Advance lev.II or Athletic Performance lev.III Comprehensive KinetiCode®Pilates Teacher Training Education Studies.


Observation, Practice Teaching and Physical Review Requirements
A minimum number of hours of observation, practice teaching and physical review are required for all courses and should be completed between instructed sessions at any other Pilates facility. Additional training may be required to prepare for certification.

Observation includes monitoring sessions taught by a Pilates Certified Instructor or relevant Pilates videos. ​
Practice teaching hours can be fulfilled by instructing family, fellow students, friends or clients.

A Physical Review means physically performing the exercises learned in class. Taking a class with a Pilates Certified Instructor or working out with a video can qualify as physical review hours, and can be completed individually or with other students.

Practice teaching and physical review hours must be logged outside of class time and submitted at the time of the practical exam.​

COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Instruction & supervised teaching min 36 hours (3 weekends of 6 hours each day)
  • Observation practice min 15 hours
  • Self Practice/Physical Review min 30 hours
  • Practice Teaching min 15 hours
  • Written and Practical Exam 1.20 min written exam
  • 40 min practical exam
  • Total hours: 100 hours

PREREQUISITES

  • Previous movement experience: e.g.Pilates, sport, dance, Yoga, fitness or other similar activity ( min. 1 year).
  • Good physical condition.
  • Evaluation CV/interview.

Early Bird Registration!
In order to facilitate our students, you will find in our Registration two option A or B of payments.
In additional we offer an Early Bird discount of 25% if the complete registration is made before the 20th of May 2015!

SCHOLARSHIPS

KinetiCode®Pilates Education provides also Scholarships to deserving students who intend making Pilates/movement specialist their career.
The KinetiCode Scholarships assist deserving students in achieving their educational and career goals.
It is open to any talent, motivated ‘movers’ who wish to study the KinetiCode® Pilates method and they are able to demonstrate deep motivation and commitment to the intent of KinetiCode®Pilates Education.

In 2017, KinetiCode® will be awarding three KinetiCode®Pilates Program Scholarships (each covering 250 Euro of the course tuition fee).
Selection is made by CV and motivational letter.

DATE/ LOCATION

​Amsterdam InMotionStudio, 1e Rozendwarsstraat 10 , 1016 PC Amsterdam

Next Certification Course in 2017:  April/May 2017

01/02 April – 22/23 April – 13/14 May 2017

 

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