If you’re a Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Chiropractor, Physical Therapist or do any type of bodywork then you need to be certified in Stretching and Flexibility.
Your clients want to be stretched. In fact, they expect it today. If you’re not using stretching exercises in your sessions your clients are going to start asking why. And imagine the embarrassment when you must tell them… “I’m not certified to perform stretches on you.” Don’t get left behind. Start your Certificate in Stretching & Flexibility today…
You’ll learn how to incorporate the right stretches into your existing treatments, or offer stretching as a stand-alone service.
You’ll be more skilled, better qualified and most importantly, more respected.
You’ll attract new clients, get better results, have happier clients, and be able to charge more.
Plus, stretching IS the next big thing in the health and wellness industry…
Who is it for?
What will you learn?
The Certificate in Stretching & Flexibility course aims to increase professionalism within the health and wellness industry around the topic of stretching and flexibility. It helps students develop a fundamental understanding of the physiology of stretching, flexibility and mobility training.
The course will equip students with the knowledge for the safe application of stretching exercises. And develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the anatomy involved with 135 stretching exercises.
The course is conducted entirely online, so you can complete it at your own pace and in your own time (24/7). It includes workbook material, video tutorials and detailed anatomy of over 130 different stretching exercises. Some of the topics covered include…
MODULE 1: Physiology of Flexibility
Muscle anatomy; Physiology of muscle contraction; Muscle reflexes; Musculoskeletal mechanics; and What happens when a muscle is stretched? (Includes 3,500 words of text, and 40 minutes of video)
MODULE 2: Principles of Stretching
Benefits of stretching; When to use the different types of stretching (Static, Active, Passive, PNF, Isometric, Dynamic, Ballistic, AIS, Resistance, Loaded); Rules for safe stretching; Contraindications; How to stretch properly; and Stretching in the warm up and cool down. (Includes 5,900 words of text, and 50 minutes of video)
MODULE 3: Stretching Anatomy
The practical application of how to perform 135 different stretching exercises; including detailed anatomical drawings and explanations of each stretch. (Includes 23,300 words of text, and 208 anatomical diagrams)
MODULE 4a: Advanced Application of Assisted Stretching Techniques
MODULE 4b: How to Perform Assisted Stretching Exercises
MODULE 4c: Assisted Stretching Techniques for Pregnant Clients
Your Official Certificate of Completion
After successfully completing the course material and a final exam you will be issued an official Certificate of Completion (available immediately via download and email).
The exam consists of 60 multiple choice and true/false style questions. To pass the course and attain your certificate you will need to score a minimum of 80% (at least 48 correct answers out of 60).
Your CEU’s (Continuing Education Units)
Successful completion of the Certificate in Stretching & Flexibility will also entitle you to CEU’s (Continuing Education Units) from a number of leading health and fitness organization from around the world.
At present the Certificate in Stretching & Flexibility has been awarded approved provider status with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB Provider Number: 1000394; CE Hours 6); the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM Provider Number: 12852; CEU’s 1.6); the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA Provider Number: 12853; CEU’s 15); the American Council on Exercise (ACE Course ID: CEP216325; CEC’s 1.70); and the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA Activity Code: L1548-HS2101; CEU’s 0.9 in Category C).
Get Certified with a Trusted Organization
The Certificate in Stretching & Flexibility was created by Brad Walker and the Stretching Institute (est. 1995).
Brad is often referred to as the Stretch Coach and has even been called the Stretching Guru. He’s been involved in the field of stretching, flexibility and sports injury management since the early 1990’s and over that time has built a reputation as the go-to-guy for all things stretching and flexibility; so much so, that he now sits on expert panels for 7 different companies, and Google cites over 100,000 references to him and his work on the internet.
Brad has created flexibility training programs for some of the world’s largest fitness companies and has written more books and articles on stretching and flexibility than any other author. In fact, Amazon has listed his books on 5 of their best-seller lists both in the US and the UK.
Professional and well presented…
“Materials provided are very helpful for me and my patients. Professional and well presented posts. Course materials were very complete and presented in manner that was easily understood as well as helpful.”
Can’t recommend more highly…
“Brad Walker is the ‘Bee’s Knees’ when it comes to stretching video’s tutorials and training – Can’t recommend him more highly!”
“Great Resource! As an injury prevention and rehabilitation specialist, I find the Stretching Institute to be a great resource to learn from and refer my clients to for adjunct support in furthering their healing process. I’ve been using the Stretching Institute for several years and I’m very thankful for all the work Brad has put in and continues to put in to offer those of us in the health care industry relevant support materials… Thank You!”
Every coach should become your student…
“Every high school coach and every athlete should become your student.”
This guy really knows his onions…
“I have benefited from Brad’s many and detailed (also easy to follow) stretching tutorials and instruction. This guy really knows his onions!”
Helped me help my clients…
“The wealth of knowledge is unbelievable and his stretching advice is awesome and has helped me help my clients.”
FAQ’s – Frequently Asked Questions
How long will it take me to complete the course?
Are there any time limits?
Is the course conducted online?
How do I access the course?
Do I need to purchase any equipment or additional materials?
Are there any prerequisites for the course?
Do I need to be a personal trainer, massage therapist, chiropractor, etc.?
What CEU's does this course qualify me for?
ACE Course ID: CEP216325; CEC’s 1.70
AFAA Provider Number: 12853; CEU’s 15
NASM Provider Number: 12852; CEU’s 1.6
NCBTMB Provider Number: 1000394; CE Hours 6
NSCA Activity Code: L1548-HS2101; CEU’s 0.9 in Category C
How do I take the exam?
How do I get my Certificate of Completion?
What support will I get while doing the course?
How do I get started?
Get Your Certificate in Stretching & Flexibility Today
This stretching certification has sold in the past for $997, but for a limited time you can get your certificate in stretching & flexibility for only $597. If you work as a therapist, trainer or do any type of body-work, you can’t afford to be without this valuable certification.
Give your clients the treatments they deserve!
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The Stretch Coach
P.S. Stretching is the Next Big Thing! If you’re a Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Chiropractor, Physical Therapist or do any type of bodywork then you need to be certified in Stretching and Flexibility. Don’t waste another moment; do yourself and your clients a favor and get Certified now!