Short Course Small Equipment 3: Toning Balls
Balls are very useful tools. Toning Balls are handy, resilient and easy-to-store props that can be added to any exercise session. They can be used to challenge and provide variety for clients. In this half-day course, you will learn Balls exercises to cater to different levels of fitness and extend your clients. The balls are used both for release and rehabilitation as well as for intensifying Pilates programs.
|Who should attend this course?||Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapists, Pilates matwork instructors and Allied Health professionals providing rehabilitation who want to work more effectively with their clients or add challenge to existing knowledge|
|Prerequisites:||Studies in Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Professions or Pilates|
|Pre-course Study:||2 hours|
|How long is the course?||1/2 day|
|Course Materials:||Short Course Manual:|
|Can I count the course towards my Diploma?||Yes|
|Do I get a government accredited outcome?||Optional assessment for the nationally accredited unit of competency PILEQU508 Teach Balls repertoire is included. Students will complete the half day of learning Toning Balls repertoire content and after attending the course practical component students will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance for professional development purposes. Students may work towards obtaining the government accredited unit of competency PILEQU508 by completing all associated assessment tasks.|
Course cost includes free assessment process valued at $150
|Availability?||Course Dates and Times|
Why this course?
- Knowing Balls repertoire is a real bonus for working in a Pilates studio and other Allied Health Clinics
- Balls can complement your existing Pilates session or with skills, knowledge and creativity learned in this course you can structure a whole class using these balls
- It is also great for rehabilitation, balance, and coordination
- Balls are a cost effective addition to any Pilates or other exercise program
- Using Toning Balls can assist you to improve clients’ strength and proprioception
- Balls can be used to provide relief from over contracted and sore muscles or ligaments, providing excellent self help tools for clients
Additional Assessment requirements:
- The additional assessment activities required for the unit of competency PILEQU508 Teach Balls repertoire involve:
- 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 Balls repertoire
- Knowledge Assessment for the Balls repertoire
- Practical Assessment of Balls repertoire during the workshop
This short course is also recognised by ESSA and attracts 8 CPD points.