KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test, & Muscle Applications (To be taken in conjunction with KT2) The KT1 course is designed to introduce the Kinesio Taping® Method.
Learn the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping® Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio® Tex Tape. Lab sessions provide ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of KT1, participants will be able to apply the Kinesio Taping® Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles and decrease pain and swelling.
KT2 Advanced Concepts & Corrective Techniques Upon completion qualifies for KTA Level 2 Membership
KT2 builds on material learned in KT1. Learn about the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. Lab sessions, provide ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of KT2, participants will be able to discuss and apply the KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions.
Note: Participants who successfully complete the required Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio Taping® (KT1, KT2, & KT3) courses are eligible to take the Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) exam through the KinesioTaping Association (KTAI). Upon passing this exam with a score of 80% or better, practitioners will be granted the CKTP title along with all the associated rights and benefits.
Fulfill the pre-requisites for the CKTP Certification exam with this course:
Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law.
During hands-on lab sessions, course instructor(s) will evaluate each participant’s techniques/skills learned to determine proficiency for course completion. Post test at end of course will assess your new knowledge.
At the end of the course each participant will be given a course evaluation and a self reflective questionnaire.
Please bring scissors and wear proper attire for taping (tank top & shorts). Bring a yoga mat if you have one.