Description of this program:
This Arthritis Instructor Certification Program incorporates chair exercises in both sitting and standing positions & a gentle light low impact & sculpt program. The goal of the program is to provide the leader with a variety of cardiovascular, muscular endurance, strength, mobility and balance exercises for helping the individual to improve their activities of daily living and function as well as decrease pain and discomfort in their body. The program is focused on helping the individual to balance their muscular strength and flexibility and the program will utilize equipment such as chairs, resistance bands, and weights.
Free 30 minute video/call session with WaterART Master Trainer ($30.00 value)
Arthritis Land Instructor Manual with exercise illustrations (153 pp)
Arthritis Low Impact & Sculpt -DVD013
Arthritis Chair Exercise -DVD012
6 Illustrated Laminated Exercise program cards for quick reference
All Correspondence Programs come with DVD's
Certification Exams (you will have up to six months to complete)
Certification Status & Diploma when you are successful with the exams
If you are already Certified with WaterART Land Instructor Program - you will only have to complete the theory portion of the exam to upgrade and automatically renew your qualifications
Course will cover :
What is Arthritis?
The wide variety of Arthritic conditions and how exercise can help
Understanding Functional Range of Motion and Joint Actions
Design Guidelines for Arthritis programs
Functional Testing for Balance, Strength & Mobility
Arthritis Specific Exercise Inventory for Balance and Functional Activities incorporating
Low Impact Aerobic Activity
Resistant Bands and Light Weights
HOW TO COMPLETE HOME STUDY CORRESPONDENCE FOR LAND ARTHRITIS INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION LEVEL
Correspondence may be completed in your own time frame (within 6 months) from the shipping date .
The full exam is in the back of the book with the study guide questions and answers.
To complete Certification Process:
1)You may either read a manual and answer the study guide questions ( answers are in the back for self- checking)
2) Watch the 2 Exercise DVD's ( take notes, follow them - try to teach them to a friend) o
3) Use laminated cards remember muscles AND exercise inventory
4) FULL EXAM is in the back of the manual
5) You may email us if you require coaching or have any additional questions.
For theory exam - you MUST mail or EMAIL the answers to us. . .
You have SOME options for completing the practical assessment for Certification. Should be submitted with theory ( if you have to do a practical). Anyone NEW to WaterART Land training - have to complete both theory & practical competencies.
If you are after the 6 month deadline there is a $35.00 late fee. After 1 year, you will have to re-do the program.
To complete Practical Assessment you may:
1) submit a home VHS video/DVD of your class ( should be reflective of your class design which is written out as part of the theory exam - we follow it along with your video/DVD submission)
2) book directly with a Master Trainer (check out website ) or phone WaterART to find local Master Trainer. You must travel to them & work around their schedules. Each onsite assessment takes 30-45 minutes. It is not necessary for the Master Trainer to attend your whole program. You just have to complete the competencies.
Report cards are then written for both theory & practicalès ( and we email the report card to you). Once you are successful - you will receive an official WaterART Certified Diploma, status and online profile recognition.
All practical's will include:
A complete and thorough warm up and orientation
How to do complete range of motion training for all joint actions
cardiovascular training either (chair exercise or low impact program)
How to stretch the tight musculature ( active or static)
How to strengthen the weak musculature ( may utilize equipment)
A thorough cool down, stretch and relaxation segment.
There is a performance evaluation to self check your class design.
All Certification Programs come with DVD's. All DVD's are guaranteed to work in computers.
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PHONE us if you are ordering both products together 1 866 543 8938.
NEW TO CERTIFICATION
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PLEASE NOTE: Thehard copy of the manual will be shipped as this is not available via livestreaming due to copyright and liability issues. If you wish to get going rightaway with this Certification, there is live streaming options which willinclude: Exam, DVDs, coloured reference cards and study guide questions & answers.