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STOTT PILATES INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

Active Pilates & Sports Therapy is very excited to be the first Northern Beaches Host Centre for Merrithew, offering STOTT PILATES Instructor Training.

STOTT PILATES Education is the Gold standard Global leader in mind-body Education. The following courses will teach functional Anatomy, the biomechanical principles of STOTT PILATES exercises & their application to the Level 1 Essential & Intermediate Matwork & Reformer repertoire.

Overview

The STOTT PILATES® Intensive Program (Level 1) is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement, or those who have completed the Functional Anatomy course and meet the Pilates class requirements. The focus is on expanding student’s current knowledge while delivering complete instruction in STOTT PILATES principles and Essential and Intermediate exercises in a fast-paced format.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to teach the STOTT PILATES method of exercise. Upon passing the exam, they will be recognized as a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor. Only upon the receipt of their certificate will they be entitled to identify themselves as a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor.

 

Our programs provide a balanced and thorough blend of theory, observation and practical experience to help you master the repertoire.

General course objectives:

  • How to apply STOTT PILATES biomechanical principles of core stability, breathing and alignment to all exercises

  • A complete breakdown of each exercise

  • Exercise goals, muscular initiation and movement sequencing

  • Modifications to increase or decrease exercise intensity

  • Modifications for specific body types and postural issues

  • How to recognize optimal and less than optimal movement patterns

  • A variety of programming options to keep clients motivated

  • Effective communication, verbal cues and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

Active Pilates will be hosting the following courses in 2020

  • The Intensive MATWORK 

  • The Intensive REFORMER

 

(If you are interested in the Functional Anatomy Course, please contact us so we can give you more information on the Host centres providing this course in 2020)

Please email us on: info@activepilatessportstherapy.com.au for more information

 

INTENSIVE MATWORK (IMP)

This course will commence on Friday the 3rd July 2020

(Course Dates: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th July 2020)

What you will learn:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles

  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts

  • Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Arc Barrel variations

  • Effective communication and observational skills

  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

  • Theory and practice of postural analysis

  • 63 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions

  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises

  • Exercise layering related to effective program design

  • Workout composition for personal and group training

 

Requirements of certification

  • 40 hours of instruction and supervised teaching (8 Studio Days)

  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation

  • Minimum of 30 hours of physical review

  • Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching

  • Total: 95 hours

 

Observation, practice teaching & physical review

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 STOTT PILATES® facility. Additional training may be required before certification. Practice teaching and physical review hours must be logged outside of class time. The practice logs must be submitted on your exam date (either written or practical exam). 

COURSE FEE: $2600

MATERIALS:   $400

TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3000

* Early Bird Special $2800 applies for those students who Enrol & pay their Deposit prior to 31st March 2020

INTENSIVE REFORMER (IR)

This Course will commence on Friday 7th August 2020

(Course Dates: 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 29th, 30th August, 5th, 6th September)

What you will learn:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles

  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts

  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination

  • Effective communication and observational skills

  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

  • Theory and practice of postural analysis

  • 139 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions

  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises

  • Exercise layering related to effective program design

  • Workout composition for personal and group training

 

Requirements of certification

  • 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching (10 Studio Days)

  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation

  • Minimum of 40 hours of physical review

  • Minimum of 25 hours of practice teaching

  • Total: 125 hours

COURSE FEE:  $3100 

MATERIALS:    $400

TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3500

* Early Bird Special $3300 applies to those Students who Enrol & Pay their Deposit Prior to 31th March 2020)

To register you will need to pay a 20% deposit per course to secure your place.

Limited spaces are available. (Maximum of 8 Students per course).

Please visit  the Merrithew Website for more course information:

https://www.merrithew.com/instructor-training/stott-pilates