Recently, the Academy introduced Thera-Band® research and education into Russia with the first Train the Trainer program and a 2-day hands-on workshop for military trainers and therapists.
Thera-Band Academy Welcomes New Instructors
The Thera-Band Academy is proud to introduce 14 new instructors for Thera-Band products in Russia. On June 13, Academy Director, Dr. Phil Page and Academy Instructor Dr. Bart Bishop, led the training program in Moscow at the Institute for Restorative Medicine.
During the training, therapists and physicians learned how to teach the scientific and clinical application of Thera-Band products to other professionals. Check out this short highlight video from the training (no audio). The new instructors will begin providing continuing education courses in Russia and the Ukraine. See photos from the event on our Facebook page. The Academy now has over 200 certified speakers in 42 countries.
Military and Special Forces Workshop
Phil Page and Bart Bishop also held a 2-day workshop using Thera-Band and Biofreeze® products entitled, “Functional Exercise Progression for Military and Special Forces.” Over 50 physicians, therapists, and trainers from the Russian military and government attended the hands-on workshop. It was held at the Russian Army Sports Club in Moscow from June 7-8, 2012. Visit our Facebook page to see photos from the workshop. New Academy instructor, Col. Sergey Starikov, PhD, (below) hosted the workshop.