North America – Year Three
Year three is designed for students who have completed the C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 1 and Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2 Advanced Training Programs. In the third year of the CHEK Academy every individuals will complete C.H.E.K. Practitioner Level 2 and the CHEK 4 Quadrant Mastery Coaching Program.
Year 3 – Academic Plan – CHEK 4 Quadrant Mastery Coaching Program and C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2
Marketing & Social Media Campaigns Online Workshop
This workshop is in three parts after viewing each part you will be given an assignment which moves your business forward. Once completed the assignments are to be submitted to the CHEK Academy Coordinator so they can be reviewed by one of our business mentors and personalised feedback given to each student.
CHEK 4 Quadrant Coaching Mastery Program – Lesson 1
The most comprehensive course on how to coach clients that Paul Chek has ever created. Learn to discover the hidden causes behind your clients’ injuries; tailor your programs with information that goes far beyond what you can get with most assessments; help your clients discover their most meaningful and motivating goals; see exactly the kind of support your clients most need throughout their challenges. Part 1 is an Introduction to the the CHEK 4 Quadrant Coaching Mastery.
Medicine Balls can be used for a wide range of purposes from rehabilitation to explosive training or endurance training. Due to the dynamic capabilities of Medicine Ball Training, there is a high functional carry over into athletic performance and every day life. Paul Chek’s course teaches the science and application of medicine balls including program design for optimal performance, including criteria for choosing repetitions, sets, intensity, rest periods and speed of movement. Medicine Ball Training provides excellent variety in movement patterns, speed of movement, functional eccentric loading and adds an excellent dimension to the programs of any personal trainer, athlete, athletic trainer and/or strength coach.
Anatomy/Medical Terminology and an Introduction to Reading Imaging Reports
Refresh anatomy, and then study, at a much deeper level, the functional anatomy of the spine in preparation for C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2.On completion of C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2, many practitioners start to work alongside Doctors and Orthopaedic Consultants so knowing the medical terminology is essential.In order to work closely with other specialists or with your clients alone, you will have to understand key points from imaging reports such as X-Rays and MRI scans. We show students how to read reports and show common areas of interest in scans.
Developed by Paul Chek, the pioneer of Swiss Ball training for athletes, this course will teach you how to use this excellent tool to improve balance, posture and dynamic strength, plus train righting and tilting reactions. Used in rehabilitation since the 1960’s, Swiss balls are now becoming popular in training environments. There are literally hundreds of uses beyond performing a crunch over the ball! However, as with any training tool correct usage is essential to achieve the results you are seeking.
This course shows you how to apply the science of biomechanics and kinesiology to advanced assessments and functional training techniques using the Swiss ball. Paul shows you how to use the Swiss Ball for rehabilitation and injury prevention. You will learn how to identify postural problems and instabilities using Swiss ball assessments. After completing the course, you will be able to develop these assessments into corrective exercises, with appropriate modifications for the condition and training level of your client.
Sports Conditioning: The Secret to Working in Professional / Amateur Sports
C.H.E.K Practitioners all over the world are renowned for the advanced work done to help many different types of clients. However, many practitioners excel with working in the Elite Professional and Amateur Sports arena. This 2 day workshop is both practical and theoretical and covers the main points of conditioning athletes from Olympic lifting to periodisation programs for both on/off seasons. This is a must for all who work with professional or amateur athletes.
CHEK 4 Quadrant Coaching Mastery Program – Lesson 2
The most comprehensive course on how to coach clients that Paul Chek has ever created. Learn to discover the hidden causes behind your clients’ injuries; tailor your programs with information that goes far beyond what you can get with most assessments; help your clients discover their most meaningful and motivating goals; see exactly the kind of support your clients most need throughout their challenges.
Communication Skills Development
Open and honest communication is the cornerstone of any meaningful relationship – personal or professional. In PPS Lesson 11, Paul unveils a special method of communication that will give you the ability to convey your thoughts – even ones that might be tremendously challenging to your listener – without triggering a negative response.
Put Paul’s system to practice and you’ll discover how to:
- Adapt your natural way of speaking to your listener’s rhythm of communication
- Naturally and effortlessly avoid the vagueness that causes most communication problems
- Maintain your cool in conversation, even when your partner is expressing violent, negative emotions
- Sidestep emotional triggers that can short circuit healthy communication
- Develop the presence of mind to stop a conversation before it can harm a relationship
Healing Fungal and Parasite Infections: The Absolute Essentials Correspondence Course
Presented by Paul Chek Manual, 4 DVDs (5 hours and 7 minutes) and test, this program describes Paul Chek’s holistic and comprehensive approach to overcoming problems caused by fungal and parasite infections. Are you plagued by strange symptoms, unexplained fatigue, skin irritations and food cravings? You may well have a parasite or fungal infection! Paul will show you how you can heal yourself from such issues using his “from the ground up” approach, creating health, wellness and vitality.
- Part 1 – Introduction and Detoxification
- Part 2 – The Essentials of Overcoming Fungal and Parasite Infections
- Part 3 – Supporting Your Immune Health
- Part 4 – Healing Fungal Infections: Review and Action Items
- Part 5 – Healing Parasite Infections: Review and Action Items
Learn how to identify red flags as a necessary system of preventing injury through exercise. C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2’s learn spinal biomechanics, neurological screening, essential orthopedic screening tests, length/tension assessments, corrective stretching, specific corrective exercise technologies, and how to refer to allied medical practitioners. Advanced level postural assessment using goniometric technology gives the C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2 the ability to design highly specific corrective exercise programs. The C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2 is an invaluable addition to any medical practice treating work, sports, and recreational orthopedic injuries. They are also key contributors to the professional sports medicine and conditioning teams.
C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2 Learning Objectives:
- Learn how to perform a goniometric assessment of posture and relevant joint range of motion.
- Learn to perform an effective screening of each individual, ruling out any red flags through careful examination of medical history, orthopedic assessment, and length/tension assessment.
- Learn specific corrective exercise for effective spinal or core stabilization.
- Learn to design corrective exercise programs.
C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2 Review Workshop
At the level of C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2, students may be working with highly complicated clients and, as we call, ‘Medical Failures’. For this reason, your skills using ALL your CHEK Advanced Training will be tested. On this 2-day workshop, we review all assessments from the C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 2, including how to set up your assessment
sequence. We also demonstrate how both your Musculoskeletal and HLC assessment findings should be used to complete a specialisedCHEK program that works, using all of your CHEK training.
We highly recommend you prepare a case study to bring to this review workshop to ensure you get the most out of the 2 days.
At the end of Year 3 students will be invited to apply to join the Advanced CHEK Academy.
CHEK Licensing Program
The CHEK Licensing program is an essential component of being part of CHEK Institute, and ONLY Licensed practitioners may market themselves as a CHEK Trained Professional.
Being licensed also ensures potential new clients/patients seeking the services of a CHEK Professional can locate you through the ‘Find a Practitioner’ search engine on CHEK Connect.
Why does the CHEK Institute have a Licensing Program?
The purpose of the CHEK Institute Licensing Program is to ensure recognised CHEK Institute-Trained Professionals demonstrate a commitment to expand their knowledge and enhance their professional competency. For this reason, recognised CHEK Institute-trained Professionals are required to renew their Advanced Training every 12-months.
CHEK Institute Professionals – Joining the CHEK Academy
Students who have already completed any of the prerequisite correspondence courses or advanced training programs can still apply to join the academy. These individuals apply for a tailored made quote excluding the courses they have already completed.
How much does a Licence Cost?
Although there is a yearly fee for all CHEK Trained professionals, ALL CHEK Academy students are automatically renewed each year whilst currently part of the CHEK Academy AND their Licence fee is FREE-
CHEK Academy students receive a Complimentary Licence fee each year whilst part of the CHEK Academy.
There are 3 Licences to choose from
IPL: The Individual Professional License is for CHEK Professionals who do not have their own workspace such as corporate gyms, online coaching, in-home visits to clients. All students will receive this License upon completing a course.
PFL: The Professional Facility License is for CHEK Professionals who have their own facility (gym, studio, practice, etc.) The licensing fee covers the owner plus facility. Additional CHEK Practitioners working within the facility must also be licensed.
MPL: The Medical Professional License is an Individual License for CHEK Professionals who are also medically trained professionals.
Each student must apply and be accepted into the Academy.