SpecialFit Certification Program

Step 1: SEMINAR/Webinar

 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • DAY 1 9AM-5PM (LUNCH 12:30-1:30PM)

  • DAY 2 9AM-5PM (LUNCH 12:30-1:30PM) 

2 Day Weekend

Day 1-Principles for Fitness Implementation–Understanding Neurodiversity 

  • Mission Statement

  • Importance of Fitness for Neurodivergence

  • Health Concerns 

  • Accessibility

  • Changing the conversation surrounding special needs. 

  • Presuming Competence

  • Special Needs (ASD, Downs, Cerebral Palsy, Retts, etc.)

  • Effects of movement on learning 

  • The Brain/Gut/Heart Axis

  • Brain / Body Connection

  • The Nervous Systems

  • Self - Regulation

  • Sensory Processing

  • Behavior

  • Communication

  • Motor Function

  • Cognition

  • Physical Literacy

  • Assessment

  • Introducing Movement

  • Teaching/Seeing/Correcting Movement

  • Programming

  • Performance

Day 2 – Principles of Human Movement and Nutrition

  • The Why

  • Objectives vs Constraints

  • Arch Concept

  • Rules of Exercise

  • Movement Patterns

  • WES Scale

  • Movement Box

  • Critical Mass

  • Torque

  • Pyramids

    • Main Pyramid

    • S Pyramid

    • M Pyramid

    • P Pyramid

  • Nutrition

    • No Fix

    • Auto-Regulation

  • Movement

    • Lactate Training (VLA)

    • Active Meditation (VO2)

    • Strongman Sesh

    • CrossFit Sesh

    • Assistance Work

  • Oblique Opener and Progressions

  • Shoulder Opener

  • Bicep Opener

  • Hinging(Dimel Deadlift)

  • Sandbag Carry 

  • Sandbag Squats

  • Sandbag Press

  • Pec Walk

  • Sled Drag

  • Sled Sprint

  • Rope Pulls​

  • Squats

  • Lunges

  • Step ups

  • Push Ups

  • Pull Ups and Progressions

  • Suitcase Carry

  • Farmer Carry

Step 2 Coaches Week:  

Movements Covered: (live seminar only)

Cost: $550

Cost: $1500

30 hour intensive program, working through principles learned in the seminar. Prospects will observe classes and private sessions with Mike and the SpecialFit staff. Prospects will also work hands on with students under the supervision of Mike and his staff. You will also meet daily to debrief during the program.

Location- HQ in Chatsworth, CA

Step 3 - Mentoring Group/Case Studies:

  1. Working with physical developmental challenges (cerebral palsy/genetic disorders)

  2. Working with Autism (verbal)

  3. Working with Autism (non-verbal)

  4. Working with adults with disabilities

  5. Working with various abilities (Down’s Syndrome, PDD-NOS, Retts Syndrome, etc)

 

Prospects will complete 20 hours of supervised instruction. All sessions must be recorded and uploaded to platform. All prospects must attend to live supervision calls each week during the mentoring phase. Prospects will also be required to complete assigned readings, articles, video demos, and complete tasks assigned from the material. 

Cost - $550

Step 4: Exit Interview: 

Cost: $2500/annually (optional)

Affiliation Requirements

  • Sign License Agreement

  • Pay Affiliation Fee ($2500)

  • Proof of Insurance

  • Background Check

What You Receive: 

  • Licensing Rights to SpecialFit Trademark

  • Access to Affiliate Platform: Includes videos demos, podcast, articles, weekly workout templates and business support/mentoring.

  • Monthly Calls for Business Support

HOURS OF OPERATION

CONTACT​ US

MONDAY-FRIDAY

7.00AM-9.00PM

 

​SATURDAY-SUNDAY

​7.00AM-1.00PM

 

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