Functional Range Release

Functional Range Conditioning

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FR® Seminars

FR® Release is an advanced and comprehensive system of musculoskeletal assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation. One of the most important factors separating FR® certifications from other manual therapy seminars is its focus on communicating the scientific basis behind the techniques to produce LASTING soft tissue changes in your clients and patients.

Divided by body region into 3 parts (Upper Limb, Lower Limb, and Spine), Functional Range Release® certification seminars consist of 3 days of in-class, hands on training, along with mandatory online lecture material outlining the scientific basis for the system.

Each certification takes participants through all of the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitative techniques inherent to the system for each body region.

Seminar topics include:

  • How FR® Release is a component of Functional Range Systems – A system of joint health optimization and MSK health management.
  • Understanding REAL outcome measures which we can change with FR® Release techniques
  • Assessment using FUNCTIONAL PALPATION SYSTEMS® including a full anatomy review of the region.
  • Practice the skill of soft tissue palpation and structure identification to increase the accuracy of assessment and success of treatment.
  • BioFlow Anatomy – Learn about the extent of continuity found in human tissue at a cellular, sub cellular, and molecular level, and how this new model has revolutionized assessment and intervention of musculoskeletal conditions.
  • How the application of passive and active force alters connective tissue structure.
  • A review of the scientific literature which led to the development of the FR Release® soft tissue management system.
  • What differentiates FR® from other soft tissue management systems and why it is at the forefront of manual medicine. Time & intent of soft tissue application and how this is different than any other soft tissue management system to date.
  • The Layering Technique to improve assessment and treatment specificity.
  • Epimysial Grooves and their significance in FP® and FR®
  • Understanding intervention selection based on specific outcome measures identified in FR® Soft tissue assessment
  • Understanding when specific interventions are warranted and the progression from “treatment” into “training”

Upon successful completion of a seminar, the participant will be offered a certification by Functional Anatomy Seminars. This certification will allow the participant to announce themselves as FR® or FRC® (depending on the seminar taken) certified for the purposes of advertising. They will also be included on our websites ‘Find a Provider’ network.

Event Venue Date
FR® Lower Limb Certification (North America/South America)- ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Sep 12, 2020 Register
FR® Lower Limb Certification (Seoul, South Korea) Hi Seoul Youth Hostel Jan 8, 2021 Register

FR® Seminars (Non-Therapists)

PLEASE NOTE: As you are taking this as a non-therapist and prohibited from manually working on patients, you will not receive a certification in FR® Release or listed in our Find A Provider section under FR®.

Attending this course as a certified FRCms is for educational purposes only to fully expand your understanding of the FRS System as a whole. 

NOTE TO MANUAL THERAPY STUDENTS: You DO NOT qualify for the Non-Therapist rate. If you are interested in attending, please select the Student Rate from the main FR® section when confirming your spot.

Event Venue Date
Non-Therapists FR® Lower Limb Seminar (North America/South America) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Sep 12, 2020 Register
Non-Therapists FR® Lower Limb Seminar(Seoul, South Korea) Hi Seoul Youth Hostel Jan 8, 2021 Register

FRC® Seminars

Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®), is a system of joint health optimization based on scientific principals and research. These 2-day seminars are designed for both Fitness & Health Professionals and includes online learning, lectures, as well as active practice in a gym setting. Note that although the active practice component will involve practice/performance of FRC® principals, the certification seminars are NOT SIMPLY TRAINING SEMINARS. Their purpose rather is to teach participants how to apply/integrate FRC® into exercise programs.

The seminar covers a variety of concepts including (but not limited to):

  • BioFLOW Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • The Physiology of Stretching
  • Articular Function
  • Progressive tissue loading & adaptation
  • Cellular Tensegrity
  • Cellular Morphogenesis & Biophysics

Upon successful completion of an FRC® seminar, the participant will receive the FRC® Mobility Specialist (FRCms) designation offered by Functional Anatomy Seminars. This certification will allow participants to announce themselves as certified FRC® Mobility Specialists for the purposes of advertising. They will also be included on our website, in our ‘Find-A-Provider’ network and will have access to ongoing, free continuing education.

Event Venue Date
FRC® Certification (Seoul, South Korea) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Jul 18, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (EUROPE) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Jul 25, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (Boston, MA)/NORTH AMERICA - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Jul 25, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (Australasia) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Aug 8, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (North and South America) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Sep 12, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (Europe) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Sep 26, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (Barcelona, Spain) Studio Crossfit Oct 24, 2020 Register
FRC® Certification (Seoul, South Korea) Hi Seoul Youth Hostel Nov 6, 2020 Register

Kinstretch®

The KINSTRETCH® Level I Instructor certification program is open to those who have successfully completed the Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®) certification. Once the KINSTRETCH® seminar is competed, in order to become a registered instructor and utilize this title you will have to successfully pass the online test which will critique your ability to hold/teach/instruct a Kinstretch class. In addition you will have to set up your monthly licensing payments. Details regarding testing and licensing fees will be discussed at the seminar.

QUALIFICATION:
PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE FUNCTIONAL RANGE CONDITIONING (FRC®) CERTIFICATION.

NOTE:
THERE WILL BE A MONTHLY LICENSING FEE, $100/MONTH OR $1000/YEAR IF PAID ANNUALLY, FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO TEST FOR CERTIFICATION AND RECEIVE INSTRUCTOR STATUS – DETAILS WILL BE DISCUSSED AT THE SEMINAR

*IN SOME INSTANCES, WE DO OFFER BACK-TO-BACK FRC® AND KINSTRETCH® SEMINARS – IN THAT EVENT, YOU CAN PRE-REGISTER FOR BOTH SEMINARS WITHOUT ISSUE.

Event Venue Date
KINSTRETCH® Level I Instructor Certification (NORTH/SOUTH AMERICA) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Jul 18, 2020 Register
KINSTRETCH® Level I Instructor Certification Seminar (Seoul, South Korea) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Jul 25, 2020 Register
KINSTRETCH® Level I Instructor Certification Seminar (Australasia) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Aug 15, 2020 Register
KINSTRETCH® Level I Instructor Certification (NORTH/SOUTH AMERICA) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Sep 26, 2020 Register
KINSTRETCH® Level I Instructor Certification Seminar (Seoul, South Korea) Hi Seoul Youth Hostel Nov 8, 2020 Register

Functional Range Assessment®

Now a 2-Day seminar, FRA® is open to those who have successfully completed either the Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®) and/or one of the Functional Range Release (FR®) certification seminars.

Functional Range Assessment (FRA®) will build on the systematic concepts of the FR® and FRC® systems, this time focusing on how to quantify a client’s basic movement capacity. In doing so, it will allow you to better prioritize your management decisions as it provides you with a better understanding of the patient/clients’ needs and where they fit within the spectrum of the Functional Anatomy Systems.

The seminar covers a variety of concepts including (but not limited to):

  • FRA® measurement procedures
  • Advanced Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs) assessment and interpretation
  • Removing confirmation biases during assessment
  • Neurophysiology as it applies to the Functional Anatomy Systems
  • Dynamic Systems Theory as it relates to movement creation and interpretation
  • Advanced FRC® programming
  • Advanced clinical assessment and interpretation

Upon successful completion of an FRA® seminar, the participant will receive the FRA® Specialist (FRAs) designation offered by Functional Anatomy Seminars. This certification will allow participants to announce themselves as certified FRA® Specialists for the purposes of advertising. They will also be included on our website, in our ‘Find-A-Provider’ network and will have access to ongoing, free continuing education.

Event Venue Date
FRA® Certification (San Jose, CA)/North America - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Jul 25, 2020 Register
FRA® Certification NORTH AMERICA - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Aug 8, 2020 Register
FRA® Certification (Australia/New Zealand/Tasmania) - ONLINE SEMINAR ONLINE SEMINAR Sep 19, 2020 Register

FRS Summit

FRS SUMMIT 3.0  in Newberg, Oregon

For our 3rd Annual Summit, the FRS team will explore how contemporary advancements in scientific literature on neuromuscular mechanics necessitate a dramatic shift in our approaches to strength & conditioning programming.

Topics to be covered:

The cultivation of strength & endurance – from concepts to constructs: a historical overview

Internal training vs Standard model training – creating a better body to train with

Muscular function – moving beyond traditional models

Understanding Global Workspace Theory (GWT):  Dynamic Systems Theory from micro to macro

Functional Range Systems Strength Method

Tissue specific training – breaking through the ‘patterns.’

GPP, SPP, and the expansion ‘Functional Range’

New Lectures By:

Dr. Andreo Spina Dr. Michael Chivers Dr. John Saratsiotis Dewey Nielsen John Quint Dr. Roger Menta Bryan Marugg

SPACE IS LIMITED

NOTE: You must have completed either an FR® or  FRC® seminar prior to attending.

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Private Seminars

Private seminars are exclusive to invited members only. If you have been invited to join one of our private seminars, please register below. 

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