CCFT II - Certified Canine Fitness Trainer Program (CCFT) - (Live Hands-on Labs) - Knoxville, TN (March 30 - April 1, 2018)

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$899.00

22.5 hours

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$899.00

Details

This course will provide the participant with lecture and hands-on experience in which participants will be guided through a standardized canine fitness assessment, exercise form, and program design with live dogs. Hands-on experiences for selected equipment used in canine fitness and conditioning are incorporated including balance, strength, cardio, flexibility, and mental foundation elements. This course also provides the participant with the basic fitness assessment skills necessary to create an exercise program for dogs. Topics covered include basic exercise physiology, gait training, strengthening exercises, balance and proprioceptive exercises, and exercises for wellness/prevention. Outcome measures (Gulick circumferential measurements, etc.) will also be practiced in this course.

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Anthony Woerner, Bobbie Lyons, Darrell Wilkerson, Filippo Orsenigo, Leslie Eide, Lisa Blanchard, Sonnet Jarvis
Learning Objectives

Max Live Lab Participants:  30 Students

Canine Exercise Anatomy (ASSESSMENT)
– Fitness Assessments - History, Evaluation, Behavior Cues & Body Tests
– Gait Evaluations
– Fitness Palpation

Correct Canine Fitness Exercise Form (TECHNIQUE)   
– Proper Technique, Position & Creative Encouragement
– Correlation of Form & Function
– When & Why to Refer to Professionals

Canine Behavior Techniques for Exercise (BEHAVIOR)
– Positive Reinforcement Encouraging Behavioral Transition
– Client & Canine Interactions

Develop Specific Canine Exercise Programs (PROGRAM DESIGN)
– Canine Life Stages & Special Canine Populations
– Target Specific Body Areas, Muscle Groups & Injury Prevention
– Exercise Progressions & Variables

Canine Equipment Guidelines (EQUIPMENT)
– Proper Use & Safety
– Equipment Use & Choice
– Canine Specific Equipment vs. Human Equipment

Canine Fitness Business Development (BUSINESS)
– Marketing Tools & Programs
– Best Practices for Canine Fitness Programs

 

Prerequisites

Participants must complete all online lecture's prior to attending live labs sessions.

CCFT

The program is open to the following:

  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Technicians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Dog Behaviorists
  • Certified Dog Trainers
  • Performance Dog Trainers who have titled dogs in either: agility, obedience, rally obedience, IPO/protection sports, tracking, and/or field work at a level of open or above.

Dog Handling Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of dog handling experience must be provided (i.e. business license, trainer certifications, performance sport credentials, contracted work, etc.).
  • Other proofs may be considered, but are not guaranteed to meet this requirement

Basic Training Concepts

  • Understand and be able to apply Positive Reinforcement training concepts (i.e. luring, shaping)


Please call or email with questions regarding eligibility @ info@neseminars.com


Eligibility:

  • Documented work experience in an animal healthcare facility, documented dog handling experience with proven track record, and/or 2 year Associates degree (minimum).
  • Documentation of work experience or proof of degree required.
  • Require statement and signature that will not allow students to diagnose or prescribe.
  • Program only for conditioning, training, and exercise.
  • Successful completion of online course, text, hands-on workshop and participation, as well as completion of case studies is required prior to receiving certification.  The title of CCFT cannot be used by students enrolled in the program.  Use of CCFT credentials without successful completion of online coursework, text, hands-on workshop and participation, as well as completion of case studies will result in permanent exclusion from the program and future opportunities.
Details

Hours of online content:  23 hours  

  • Testing  (Completion required prior to attending labs)
  • Downloadable handout

Eligibility:

  • Documented work experience in an animal healthcare facility, documented dog handling experience with proven track record, and/or 2 year Associates degree (minimum).
  • Documentation of work experience or proof of degree required.
  • Require statement and signature that will not allow students to diagnose or prescribe.
  • Program only for conditioning, training, and exercise.
  • Successful completion of online course, text, hands-on workshop and participation, as well as completion of case studies is required prior to receiving certification.  The title of CCFT cannot be used by students enrolled in the program.  Use of CCFT credentials without successful completion of online coursework, text, hands-on workshop and participation, as well as completion of case studies will result in permanent exclusion from the program and future opportunities.
Location

Registration: 7:30am
Friday - 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Saturday - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday - 8:00am - 5:00pm
(All times are approximate, however, we do not advise early flights on the last day.  Attendees leaving early will not receive credit for Lab Series so please book accordingly.)

Hours:  22.5 Hours 

Location:  
K9 Center of East Tennessee

11225 Threadstone Lane
Knoxville, TN  37932
#865-310-2800

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