Level 1

Movement Optimization for Prehab and Performance
Level 1

Do you find it difficult to adapt your training to keep clients moving around pain? Do you want to learn to assess and fix dysfunctions that may lead to or contribute to pain? Fundamental movement optimization is the first step towards renewed function and pain-free performance.

The Movement Optimization for Prehab and Performance Level 1 Online Course is offered for personal trainers, fitness professionals and health care providers wishing to develop a comprehensive functional training approach rooted in clinical strategies and geared towards injury prevention and performance. It will provide you with principles to effectively assess and establish the fundamentals of movement: mobility, stability/motor control, patterning and sequencing. It is the onset of your journey towards becoming a Movement & Performance Therapy Specialist.

Our online course is supported by in-depth video content to provide you with a captivating and complete learning experience in the comfort of your home without the hassle and expense of travel.

Our lifetime access allows you to learn at your own pace and refer back to the content as needed. Completing the Level 1 Online Course also allows you to move on to the Level 2 live course.

Course content

Introduction

Module 1 Foundational Theories and Clinical Concepts for Movement Optimization
Module 2 Mobility and Stability: An alternative view on why and how we use mobility tools
Module 3 The Fundamental Strategy: Mobilization-Activation-Integration
Module 4 The “Core”: Breathing and Foot-to-core connection
Module 5 The Hip Complex – Identification of movement limitations and dysfunction
Module 6 The Hip Complex – Corrective and rehabilitative exercise for impactful intervention
Module 7 The Shoulder Complex – Identification of movement limitations and dysfunction
Module 8 The Shoulder Complex – Corrective and rehabilitative exercise for impactful intervention
Module 9 Movement Optimization programming for prehab and performance
Module 10 Case Studies and Recap
Module 11 Quiz & Certificate of Completion

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The Fundamental
Movement Optimization
Strategy

An innovative approach to Prehab and Performance

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Instructor

Meet
Mai-Linh Dovan
Mai-Linh

Mai-Linh Dovan’s 20 years of experience in Athletic Therapy and Strength and Conditioning have led her to the development of a comprehensive and unique functional training approach with integrated rehabilitation. The Movement Optimization for Prehab and Performance Course was designed using this innovative approach, rooted in clinical strategies and geared towards prevention and performance. This course will allow you to get your clients moving like never before!

What some experts have to say about Mai-Linh

“Mai-Linh is by far one of the best functional rehab specialists I have known, not only because her scientific knowledge is very high, but because she lives the lifestyle. Knowledge is very important, but know-how is just as important, and she has both in more than enough quantity to be a world-class expert.”

Christian Thibaudeau

World-renown trainer and coach and founder of Thibarmy.com

“Mai-Linh’s course was critical for our coaches’ development. Thanks to her insight, the confidence we now have to deliver a full rehabilitation and movement optimization process to our athletes is locked in.”

Justin Kavanaugh

World-renown sports performance specialist and founder of The Sport and Speed Institute

WHAT COURSE PARTICIPANTS ARE SAYING

“Mai’s approach allowed me to better understand the blend between clinical rehab strategies and functional strength training principles. I have much more confidence in assessing and implementing solutions with clients, while keeping them on their goal to becoming stronger humans! Great course”

Sathish Muneeswaran

Personal Trainer – Strength Coach

“Very applicable information that can be used right away with all clients.  Also, the value of what was learned greatly exceeds what had to be paid for the course.”

Stephanie Fung

Personal Trainer

WHAT YOU GET

  • over 7 hours of video content
  • unlimited lifetime access to course content
  • downloadable pdf course manual (manuel de cours disponible en français)
  • e-certificate
  • CEUs:
    • canfitpro  PTS/FIS 4
    • FKQ 14
    • CATA 5.6
    • ACE 1.2
    • NASM 1.4

Course extras

PROGRAM
TEMPLATES

reference guide for progressions and regressions

Online
exercise library

200+ videos to
help you program

Private Rehab-U Facebook Community

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