FPM Mentorship
Program

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"These are the richest education hours I have experienced in more than 20 years. Craig, Laura, and Ryan are the best."

Marty Walder, DC (Massachussetts)

I needed something to reignite the (physical therapy) fire in my belly. This mentorship has done that and so much more.

Gina Hahn P.T. (Washington, D.C.)

I am thrilled to have met other professionals who share the same principles and whom I can ask for help.

Larissa Armstrong-Kager D.C. (Dallas)

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

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

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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Key Info

Dates & Requirements

Enrollment period: Open. Apply now.
Start date: First Zoom August 22nd (forum opens Aug 16)
End date: December 13
Cost: 4 installments of $450

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

Recommended text:
• Functional Training Handbook - Purchase book.

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

Recommended webinar:
• FPM-Prepare Seminar Online - Purchase.

Prerequisites:
• Participation on FPM Facebook page

Mentorship includes a 1:1 Zoom call with Teaching Assistants who have been through the Mentorship to identify your specific goals for the program.

“I got really jaded about the fitness community... FPM has brought me back to what I love, which is training, so thank you."

Thea Taylor, D.C. (Houston, Texas)
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What You'll Do

What is the outcome you can expect from completing the Mentorship?

1. Build a Precision Profile

2. Create a Gap Analysis

Patient profile from Rasmus Hansen – Mentorship Cohort 3.

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Dr. Ryan Chow speaks to the FPM Student Working Group about what outcomes to expect from the Mentorship experience.

"What a passionate group... sitting and listening to this discussion of the current mentees today was absolutely amazing and enlighting."

Alison Synakowski, DPT (New York)

Faculty

Meet Your Instructors

Laura Latham

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-Module 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.

There will be 12 group Zoom meetings and ongoing forum discussions related to each module.

You will be asked to spend a minimum of 30 minutes/day on upskilling a precision template for your clinic-gym environment.

Section 1

Reassurance & Reactivation for Clients with Musculoskeletal Pain

Module 1

Creating the Profile I

A client-centered vs cookie cutter approach.

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Module 2

Creating the Profile II

Gap analysis.

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Module 3

Creating the Profile III

Identifying the baseline floor (belief, competency, or capacity).

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Module 4

Creating the Profile IV

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

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Section 2

The Strength Foundation for Resilence & Sustainable Athleticism

Module 5

The Movement Prep

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

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Module 6

General Physical Preparation I

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

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Module 7

General Physical Preparation II

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

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Module 8

General Physical Preparation III

Triple flexion/triple extension, rotation, work capacity.

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Section 3

Scalable Principles for a Client-Centered Approach

Module 9

Healthy Longevity

Lowering your biological age.

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Module 10

Youth Athletic Development

Foundational movement skills.

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Module 11

Creating a Team

Staying in your lane while avoiding a silo mentality.

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Module 12

Principles of Advanced Training

Biomotor adaptations, performance and recovery options.

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