Short Course Biomechanics with Small Equipment

Who should attend this course? Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapists, Pilates Matwork instructors and other Allied Health professionals providing rehabilitation and who want to work more effectively with their clients using small equipment
Prerequisites: Studies in Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy, the Allied Health Professions or Pilates
Pre-course Study: 2 hours
How long is the course? 1 day
Course Materials: Short Course Manual:

  • Teach Magic Circle Repertoire
  • Teach Foam Roller Repertoire
Can I count the course towards my Diploma? Yes
Do I get a government accredited outcome? Optional assessments for the nationally accredited units of competency PILEQU507 Teach Magic Circle repertoire  and  PILEQU506 Teach Foam Roller repertoire are included.  Students will complete the full day of learning Small Equipment content and after attending the course practical component students will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance for professional development purposes and may work towards completing the government accredited unit of competency PILEQU507  and PILEQU506 after completing all associated assessment tasks.

Course cost includes free assessment process valued at $300

How Much? $800
Availability? Course Dates and Times


Course Outcomes

Teach specific exercise regressions, progressions and variations to tune up and improve biomechanics, balance and prevent injury. At the successful completion of the learning program, you will be able to:

  • Integrate small apparatus exercises into exercise sessions and classes
  • Assist clients who are not quite activating rotational muscles correctly
  • Provide exercises to help clients find ease of movement and strength in all planes of movement
  • Design suitable exercise programs for clients at all levels
  • Teach exercises using small apparatus, providing:
    • a more ‘all over’ body workout using the Tensegrity 8 Part System of Exercise Programming
    • increased balance and coordination, especially with elderly clients
    • increased muscle tone
    • individualised exercises for each client
    • additional variety and challenge
    • improved biomechanics
  • Evaluate and discuss the benefits of incorporating small apparatus into exercise programming
  • Execute and teach each exercise

Additional Assessment requirements:

The optional assessment activities required for the units of competency PILEQU506 Teach Roller repertoire and PILEQU507 Teach Magic Circle Repertoire involve:

  • Undertaking the short Courses
  • Developing a session plan based on the Tensegrity 8 Part SystemTM and delivery of the session plan to client(s) in your workplace, working with the small apparatus repertoire
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Practical Assessment during the workshop

This short course is also recognised by PAA and attracts 7 PDP points.

This short course is also recognised by ESSA and attracts 7.5 CPD points.