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Stretching & Flexibility Coach | SFC

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CURRICULUM

Prerequisites


There are no prerequisites for this course. Although the course is primarily intended for personal trainers, fitness coaches, massage therapists and other fitness/health professionals, it is not a requirement to take the course

Section 1:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Integrated Flexibility
Understand the rationale for integrated stretching and identify for whom it provides the most benefit for.



Chapter 2: Scope of Practice
This chapter provides an overview for identifying appropriate and ethical behavior with regard to application of integrated stretching. Determine when to refer out to another professional.

• 3 Infographics

• 3 Videos

Section 2:

Section 2: Science and Anatomy
Chapter 3: The Science of Flexibility and Stretching
Understand the spectrum of flexibility as it pertains to different tissue types and systems. Describe the motor behavior as it pertains to stretching.

Chapter 4: The Anatomy and Kinesiology of Fascia
Learn the foundational concepts of fascial anatomy and identify the locations of the fascial nets.

• 3 Infographics

• 21 Videos

Section 3:

Chapter 6: Metabolism
Understand the metabolism and how it relates to obesity, including energy balance and energy needs as well as the role of environment and genetics. Learn about the primary theories of what causes obesity from a metabolic standpoint and how a Weight Loss Specialist can operationalize those theories in practice and provide solutions to clients who have difficulty losing weight.

Chapter 7: Nutrition and Supplementation
Understand nutrition, supplementation, and dieting as it relates to obesity. Popular dietary schemes and archetypes have been used to address obesity for decades. Review these diets in detail as well as their efficacy and utility.

Chapter 8: The Impact of Exercise on Weight Loss
Exercise is most commonly thought of as one of the critical components to weight loss; however, exactly how it affects weight loss is often misunderstood. This chapter will provide an in-depth review of how exercise affects weight loss from a calorie expenditure perspective, a metabolic perspective, a health perspective, and the effects of exercise on mental health.

Chapter 9: Psychology of Weight Loss
The psychological effects of weight loss are as important as the physiological ones. This chapter will review five key components of the psychology of weight loss: coping, dieting, will power, adherence, and ambivalence.

• 36 Infographics

• 4 Videos

• 5 Printable Handouts

Section 4:

Chapter 10: The Client Intake Process
A critical component to achieving success as a Weight Loss Specialist is developing a clear, consistent, and thorough intake process. Individuals who require weight loss have specific needs when it comes to assessment. This chapter will review the fundamental components of developing a proper intake process and will provide a set of robust tools for Weight Loss Specialists to use.

Chapter 11: Conducting Fitness Assessments
Understanding the readiness and fitness of a client is imperative for Weight Loss Specialists. These assessments and tests (like calculating calories for goal weights) help the Weight Loss Specialist understand the current state of a client and determine where the appropriate starting point is using a thoughtful, systematic approach.

• 7 Infographics

• 4 Videos

• 15 Printable Handouts

Section 5:

Chapter 12: Nutrition Coaching Strategies for Weight Loss
Learn how to create a weight loss program, how to use strategies to increase adherence to the plan, and how to apply various assessment tools to make modifications during the plan to ensure ongoing success for the client. Learn about behavior change models that have been shown in research to be effective.

Chapter 13: Fitness Coaching Strategies for Weight Loss
Understand how exercise for the individual client differs, how intensity can affect overall energy expenditure via the constrained energy model, and the role of NEAT in the context of fitness coaching and weight loss.

Chapter 14: Integrating Nutrition and Fitness with the Weight Loss Client
Nutrition and fitness coaching are often part of an integrated plan. This chapter will utilize client personas to help you learn how to integrate the nutrition and fitness plans developed for a client. This chapter will provide a straightforward, defined process for how to set up, implement, and evaluate an integrated program for a client.

Chapter 15: Weight Maintenance and Sustainability
Sustainability and setting clients up for long term success is one of the most important aspects for a Weight Loss Specialist to consider. This chapter will review key aspects of how to ensure clients have sustainable results.

• 11 Infographics

• 6 Videos

• 4 Printable Handouts

Final Exam


After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you prefer to take tests, that consists of 100 questions. Each question will be multiple-choice. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher. Don’t fret though, if you score below that, you have up to 3 attempts to pass.

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Stretching & Flexibility Coach | SFC

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Help people experience the benefits of greater mobility, range of motion, and injury prevention through individualized flexibility training.  Help your clients feel more mobile and pain-free with safe an...

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  • 40 Hours hands-on experience training clients.

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  • 1 Hour mentorship session with Jesse Benson. 

  • Interview Prep course + Interview with Fit Integrated Demo (with feedback) 

  • Apprentice Program Certificate of completion.

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