Thera-Band Academy recently held it’s 7th “Train the Trainer” meeting for European exercise and rehabilitation professionals in Bad Soden, Germany on June 7-8, 2013.
The Academy hosted 50 physical therapists and sports trainers working with Thera-Band distributors from 28 European countries. 36 new instructors were welcomed to the Academy, who are authorized to provide Thera-Band professional education programs in their country:
|Germany||Raphael GorskiDaniel Hansen
|Spain||Marta BanqueLaura Obrero
Maria Angeles Iglesias
|Slovenia||Krystyna Katerzyna Chruslak
|South Africa||Pierre Labuschagne
Awards for “Trainer of the Year” (instructors providing the most education seminars over the last 18 months) were given to: Dragan Dimitrijevic (Serbia), Michaela Komvskova Polaskov (Czech Republic), and Claudia Vielman (Spain). The best “newcomer” award went to Borislav Chongov (Bulgaria).
Several trainers were also awarded new instructor levels (designated by color progression) for their years of experience and participation. Dragan Dimitrijevic, Derya Ozer, and Michaela Komvskova Polaskov were promoted to Gold Level trainers, while Borislav Chongov received the Black Level award.
Check out photos from the training on the Academy Facebook page!
The Academy now has nearly 300 approved speakers in 46 countries; information on each instructor can be found at the Thera-BandAcademy.com website.