Applications are once again OPEN for the FPM Mentorship, start date Oct. 11

FPM Mentorship
Program

Start offering person-centered solutions in the clinic and gym.

Be a learn-it-all. Develop a scalable framework for programming precision solutions.

Enrollment period: Now Open
Start date: October 11 (on Facebook, w/ 1st Zoom October 18)
Cost: $350/month (3 month commitment)

Required text:
• Rehabilitation of the Spine (3rd edition) - Purchase book.

Reqired webinars:
• High-Value MS Prehab/Rehab (free) - Access now.
• Knowledge Translation: Putting Evidence into Practice to build a Precision Program - Sign up.

Mentorship includes a 1:1 zoom call with faculty to identify your goals for the mentorship.

What You'll Learn

Your FPM Mentorship is a journey where you will learn how to:

ID key performance indicators (KPIs)

ID key "weak links"

Design a precision program

Manage flare-ups & obstacles

Build intrinsic motivation

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Faculty

Meet Your Instructors

Lead Instructor

Laura Latham, D.C.

Dr Laura Latham received her bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neurobiology at the University of Connecticut. She continued her education at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) in Seneca Falls, NY where she earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and was inducted into the Phi Chi Omega Honors Society. Laura’s post-graduate education led her to the field of physical rehab, sports medicine and completion of a 200 hour registered yoga teacher training. She is currently a clinician and co-owner of Back Bay Health and Performance, a physical rehabilitation and functional medicine center in Boston, Massachusetts. She regularly delivers hands-on, pain and injury educational workshops for personal trainers and yoga instructors in the Boston area. Her favorite part about being a clinician is empowering people. Through movement, education, breathing, and hands-on treatment, she helps people realize their true potential.

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Advisory Faculty

Craig Liebenson, D.C.

Dr. Liebenson is the Founder of First Principles of Movement and Director of L.A. Sports & Spine, a pain management, rehabilitation & performance enhancement center providing one on one musculoskeletal care. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Chiropractic, Division of Health Sciences at Murdoch University, Perth Australia and consultant for the the Anglo-European Chiropratic College M.Sc. programs in Chiropractic Rehabilitation. The first ever chiropractic member of the McKenzie Institute (U.S.) Board of Directors he serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals including the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation; the PM&R Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation; the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy; and Journal of Manual Therapy.

Advisory Faculty

Ryan Chow, D.P.T

Ryan Chow received his bachelor’s degree in Movement Science at the University of Michigan and his Doctor of Physical Therapy at Mercy College. Ryan began his career as a personal trainer and enjoys bringing his strength and conditioning experience into his clinical approach. He sees Dr. Liebenson’s patients, serving as LA Sports and Spine’s NY location and Founder of Reload Physical Therapy where he practices physical rehabilitation and preparation. He serves as the Director of Communications at FPM and is happy to get you connected with your local FPM community (Don’t hesitate to reach out!). He also holds positions an curriculum director at Definitions Private Training Gyms and has an adjunct faculty position at the Focus Personal Training Institute.

The FPM Framework

Key Areas of Study

Scalable programming across the pain-performance spectrum

Assessment of baseline wellness, nutrition, activity intolerance, yellow flags, confidence, weekly load/activity and more.

Building trust throughout the process

Empowering people to return to activity who are in a fragile state due to nocebos.

Bridging the gap from capacity shortfalls to required demands

Agile management of plateaus & setbacks

Progressing and regressing MP and GPP

Building resilience by incorporating strength training to address under-preparation.

Risk management to minimize (re)injury by utilizing constraints-based variability in the programming

Sustainable programing for healthy longevity

12-Week Program

Curriculum

The FPM Mentorship is a guided small group opportunity to translate knowledge so you can implement high value MS prehab/rehab in your clinic or gym.

You will be expected to spend 1-2 hours weekly on assignments outside of group calls.

Week 1

Creating the Profile

A scientific framework for building a program.

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Week 2

Creating the Profile

Gap analysis.

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Week 3

Creating the Profile

Finding the "weak link".

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Week 4

Creating the Profile

Bridging the gap from current capacity shortfall to required capacity demand.

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Week 5

The Movement Prep

“My assessment is watching a person warm up.” - Dan Pfaff

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Week 6

General Physical Preparation

Squat/hinge/lunge: The trainable menu - progressions & regressions.

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Week 7

General Physical Preparation

Push/pull/carry: The trainable menu - progressions & regressions.

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Week 8

General Physical Preparation

Triple flexion/triple extension, rotation, work capacity.

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Week 9

Strength Training for All

Healthy longevity & sustainable athleticism.

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Week 10

Strength Training for All

Building a foundation for the youth athlete.

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Week 11

Intra Professional Relationships

The business of the person-centered approach.

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Week 12

Principles of Advanced Training

Biomotor adaptations, performance and recovery options.

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Join Us

Start building more relatable programs.

  1. Interview with Dr. Liebenson Ezen Inside Podcast 1:33:20
  2. Interview with Dr. Liebenson RAW with Marty Gallagher 1:44:17
  3. Dr. Ryan Chow - Integrated Cient-Centered Model Lee Taft Performance Podcast 39:38
  4. Dr. Ryan Chow - The Intersection Between High Level PT and Hardcore Strength RAW with Marty Gallagher | IRON COMPANY® 1:31:55
  5. In Conversation with Dr Craig Liebenson Australian Chiropractors Association Podcast 44:14
  6. How To Break The Barrier Between Two Worlds, Rehabilitation & Chiropractic Care | Ft Dr. Liebenson Hybrid Unlimited 1:34:40
  7. Strength Rehab, Chiro school, Injury Prevention & Recovery, Sleep, and More Strength Rehab Podcast 21:13
  8. Systems vs Principles w/ Dr. Liebenson Movement Fix Podcast 1:20:56
  9. Patient-Centered Chiropractic Medicine with Craig Liebenson Clinic Gym Radio 1:09:05
  10. The First Principles Of Movement w/ Dr. Craig Liebenson Muscle Medicine Podcast 56:05
  11. Interview w/ Dr. Liebenson FTCA Podcast 1:25:34
  12. Lecture - WORLDZZ Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center Craig Liebenson 39:24
  13. Interview with Dr. Liebenson Strength Chats by Kabuki Strength #85 57:18