ROM Professional Development Syllabus

The Range of Motion Professional Development Syllabus outlines the content for our PD Program. This is an evolving syllabus which will be presented internally to Range of Motion's staff through (dependant on content) practical workshops, seminars, round tables, role plays, instructional videos, online information sheets, white papers, self study and online quizzes.
This is a systemised initiative to maximise our service and professionalism.
  1. Concepts
  2. Nutrition
  3. New Client Induction
  4. Movement Demonstration and Tuition
  5. Olympic Lifting Drills Prescription and Tuition
  6. Movement as a Diagnostic Tool
  7. Human Anatomy
  8. Injury Management
  9. Weight Management
  10. Exercise for Chronic Conditions
  11. Pre- and Post- Exercise Routines
  12. Exercise Programming
  13. Psychology

Concepts

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand and communicate the Range of Motion Model of Health.
  2. Understand and communicate the concept and workings of My Fitness File.
  3. Understand and program movement alternatives and approciate the reason for their use.

Nutrition

Learning Outcome

  1. Describe the evolutionary perspective of ROM's Official Position on Nutrition.
  2. Describe the three macronutrients, giving health examples of each.
  3. Describe the effect of the three macronutrients on the body.
  4. Describe the foods we avoid and be able to explain why we avoid them.
  5. Understand and communicate ROM's Official Position on Nutrition.
  6. Be able to assess a client's food diary and make corrections.
  7. Understand and communicate how to fuel your body on competition day.
  8. Understand and communicate post exercise nutrition.
  9. Know the effects and uses of common forms of supplementation.

New Client Induction

Learning Outcome

  1. Know and be able to implement Range of Motion's client induction process.

Movement Demonstration and Tuition

Learning Outcome

  1. Ability to demonstrate and teach an air squat with good technique
  2. Ability to demonstrate and teach a front squat with good technique
  3. Ability to demonstrate and teach a high bar back squat with good technique
  4. Ability to demonstrate and teach a low bar back squat with good technique
  5. Ability to demonstrate and teach an overhead squat with good technique
  6. Ability to demonstrate and teach a bench press with good technique
  7. Ability to demonstrate and teach a strict press with good technique
  8. Ability to demonstrate and teach a push press with good technique
  9. Ability to demonstrate and teach a push jerk with good technique
  10. Ability to demonstrate and teach a split jerk with good technique
  11. Ability to demonstrate and teach a deadlift with good technique
  12. Ability to demonstrate and teach a squat clean with good technique
  13. Ability to demonstrate and teach a power clean with good technique
  14. Ability to demonstrate and teach a squat snatch with good technique
  15. Ability to demonstrate and teach a power snatch with good technique
  16. Ability to demonstrate and teach a strict pull-up with good technique
  17. Ability to demonstrate and teach a kipping pull-up with good technique
  18. Ability to demonstrate and teach a butterfly pull-up with good technique
  19. Ability to demonstrate and teach a push-up with good technique
  20. Ability to demonstrate and teach a strict bar/ring dip with good technique
  21. Ability to demonstrate and teach a kipping bar/ring dip with good technique
  22. Ability to demonstrate and teach a strict handstand push-up with good technique
  23. Ability to demonstrate and teach a kipping handstand push-up with good technique
  24. Ability to demonstrate and teach a toes to bar with good technique
  25. Ability to demonstrate and teach running with good technique
  26. Ability to demonstrate and teach rowing with good technique
  27. Ability to demonstrate and teach double-unders with good technique
  28. Ability to demonstrate and teach American kettlebell swings with good technique
  29. Ability to demonstrate and teach kettlebell clean and jerk with good technique
  30. Ability to demonstrate and teach kettlebell snatch with good technique
  31. Ability to demonstrate and teach rope climbs with good technique
  32. Ability to demonstrate and teach pistols with good technique
  33. Ability to demonstrate and teach Turkish get-ups with good technique
  34. Ability to demonstrate and teach walking handstands with good technique

Olympic Lifting Drill Prescription and Tuition

Learning Outcome

  1. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client whose hips lift early during the first pull of the clean or snatch.
  2. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who doesn’t stay over the bar during the first pull of the clean or snatch.
  3. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who doesn’t finish the second pull of the clean or snatch.
  4. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who drifts the bar away from the body during the second pull of the clean or snatch.
  5. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who loses balance at the bottom of the snatch.
  6. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who receives the snatch with an excessive forward inclination of the torso.
  7. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who rides the bar down in the snatch or clean.
  8. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who receives the snatch or clean with their feet too wide.
  9. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client with slow elbows on the clean.
  10. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who donkey kicks on the snatch or clean.
  11. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who dips forward on the jerk dip.
  12. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who doesn’t finish the jerk dip.
  13. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who doesn’t drop vertically under the bar on the jerk.
  14. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client whose stance is too short or narrow on the split.
  15. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who doesn’t drop under the bar sufficiently on the jerk.
  16. Ability to prescribe corrective drills to a client who presses the bar forward on the jerk.
  17. Ability to demonstrate and teach a snatch pull to knee.
  18. Ability to demonstrate and teach a clean pull to knee.
  19. Ability to demonstrate and teach a snatch pull.
  20. Ability to demonstrate and teach a clean pull.
  21. Ability to demonstrate and teach a clean pull / clean.
  22. Ability to demonstrate and teach a snatch pull / snatch.
  23. Ability to demonstrate and teach a clean from power position / clean from blocks.
  24. Ability to demonstrate and teach a snatch from power position / snatch from blocks.
  25. Ability to demonstrate and teach a snatch balance.
  26. Ability to demonstrate and teach a Sots Press (from behind the neck).
  27. Ability to demonstrate and teach a tall clean.
  28. Ability to demonstrate and teach a tall snatch.
  29. Ability to demonstrate and teach a jerk dip / jerk in.
  30. Ability to demonstrate and teach a jerk in broomsticks.
  31. Ability to demonstrate and teach a jerk in grid.
  32. Ability to demonstrate and teach a tall split jerk.
  33. Ability to demonstrate and teach a jerk from behind neck.
  34. Ability to demonstrate and teach a three position clean (mid thigh, below knee, ground).
  35. Ability to demonstrate and teach a three position snatch (mid thigh, below knee, ground).

Movement as a Diagnostic Tool

Learning Outcome

  1. Ability to correct technique faults in all movements, identifying any musculo-skeletal issues causing them and prescribing exercises to correct these issues.

Human Anatomy

Learning Outcome

  1. Be able to identify the bones of the skeletal system.
  2. Be able to identify muscles of the muscular system.
  3. Be able to identify nerves of the nervous system.

Injury Management

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand causes of knee pain and know what exercises to prescribe for treatment.
  2. Understand causes of hip pain and know what exercises to prescribe for treatment.
  3. Understand causes of lower back painand know what exercises to prescribe for treatment.
  4. Understand causes of shoulder pain and know what exercises to prescribe for treatment.
  5. Be able to offer exercise substitutions for common injuries.
  6. Ability to assess posture and prescribe exercises for its improvement.
  7. Understand and communicate the physiological process of recovery from injury.

Weight Management

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand and be able to prescribe the exercise and nutritional requirements for weight loss.

Exercise for Chronic Conditions

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand cardiovascular disease and be able to program for/around this condition.
  2. Understand pulmonary disease and be able to program for/around this condition.
  3. Understand Type Two Diabetes and be able to program for/around this condition.
  4. Understand osteoporosis and be able to program for/around this condition.
  5. Understand osteoarthritis and be able to program for/around this condition.
  6. Understand rheumatoid arthritis and be able to program for/around this condition.
  7. Understand neuromuscular and degenerative disorders and be able to program for/around these conditions.
  8. Understand psychological disorders and be able to program for/around these conditions.

Pre- and Post- Exercise Routines

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand and communicate Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.
  2. Ability to perform partner assisted PNF for the calves, hamstrings, glutes, adductors, medial and lateral rotators of the hip, hip flexors, quads, pecs, anterior shoulder and internal and external rotators of the shoulder.
  3. Ability to demonstrate and teach self treatment using foam rollers, trigger point balls and other aids.

Exercise Programming

Learning Outcome

  1. Be able to explain the basics of My Fitness File.
  2. Understand and be able to profile a client's fitness using My Fitness File.
  3. Be able to explain a client's Fitness Profile using My Fitness File.
  4. Be able to undertake My Fitness File testing with a client.
  5. Be able to explain and implement all session types within My Fitness File.

Psychology

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand and be able to use arousal regualtion, imagery, self-confidence, goal setting and concentration techniques with an athlete.
  2. Be able to lead an individual or team in strategising a workout or event.