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Endless Pools hydrotherapy pools for aquatics rehabilitation
Endless Pools
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Aquatic Training Options for the Collegiate, Professional & Elite Athlete

 
$15,600.00 - $20,600.00
UPC:
SS871
Location:
Your facility
Dates:
Your choice
Credits:
16.0 hours
Instructor:
PT or KT
Course:
SS802 (Intermediate)
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Price (per unit)
1+
$15,600.00
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Add-Ons:
 
 
 
 

Some of Garry Killgore's plyometric exercises you will see in class

 

"Garry's enthusiasm was contagious--obvious he is passionate about this and makes us feel excited to start trying these exercises in the clinic. Would love to visit his facility to see him in action."

G. Upton, PTA

 

ABOUT THIS 2-DAY POLYCLINIC

A 16 hr. in-service packed into 2 days. Designed to teach the therapist, trainer, coach and athlete how to capitalize on both deep and shallow water. Includes samples of hard-core aquatic training regimes for the uninjured athlete, active recovery drills, and post-injury rehab protocols.

Includes instruction in the following hands-on aquatic techniques: shallow water plyometrics, deep and shallow running drills, agility drills, vertical acceleration training, edema control and management, and more.

Appropriate for therapists and trainers working with athletes in the following team sports:

 

National Football League
Major League Baseball
National Basketball Association
National Hockey Association
Major League Soccer
Fédération Internationale de Football Association

 

Email us at info@swimatu.com or call 800-680-8624 for more information...


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1. Describe why water-based training is essential for the injured and healthy collegiate, elite and professional athlete. Be able to identify and locate supportive research to bolster case (lecture).

2. Design a mock seasonal training schedule incorporating aquatics into the following: (a) during-the-week training; (b) post-injury; (c) immediately after games/ races/events; (d) for active recovery (lecture)

3. Describe the optimum pool temperatures and depths necessary for the following: (a) during-the-week training; (b) post-injury; (c) immediately after games/races/events; (d) for active recovery (lecture)

4. Describe 2-3 hydrodynamic (sheer, compression, etc.) and thermal forces at work when equipment is incorporated into an aquatic program. Describe 1-2 errors made by coaches/ trainers/ therapists who use equipment for athletic training or rehab (lecture)

5. Craft a shallow- and deep- water workout tailored specifically for at least 1 of the following:

 
  • Runner
  • Football or soccer player
  • Volleyball or basketball player (lecture)
6. With a partner, design and implement a 15-minute aquatic therapy plan (including equipment selection) designed to rehab 1 of the following diagnoses:
  • Post stress fracture of weight-bearing bone
  • Post surgical repair of LE cartilage, ligament, capsule or muscle
  • Post surgical repair of UE cartilage, ligament, capsule or muscle
7. With a partner, design and implement a 15-minute aquatic training plan (including equipment selection) designed to improve 1-2 of the following skills:
  • Strength and ROM
  • Speed and explosive power
  • Cardiorespiratory endurance
  • Sport-specific skill (stride length, vertical acceleration, etc.)

 


Typical Schedule


Day 1
8:30-12:00 Lecture
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:40 Pool lab

3:40-4:00 Energy break + demo
4:00-5:45 Pool lab
5:45-6:00 Wrap-up and questions

 

Day 2
8:30-12:00 Lecture
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:40 Pool lab

3:40-4:00 Energy break + demo
4:00-4:45 Pool lab
5:45-5:00 Wrap-up and questions


CUSTOMIZE THIS CLASS

For an additional $5000, we can customize your class to better fit your team needs, to include team drills, unique injuries and specific specialty positions. We can even come and help rehab specific athletes. NOTE: If this option is selected, please allow 45 days for the creation of this content.


YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Garry Killgore, PhD
Tracks: Sports

garry killgore aquatic therapy instructor

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