FMT Blades & Blades Advanced Certification Syllabus

FMT Blades Course Outline (8AM – 5PM)

Hour One

  • Review of framework of the Rocktape Movement Pyramid
  • Introducing main principles of movement control - mobility and motor control 
  • Introducing mechanical/neurological effects of instrument assisted techniques 
  • The RockTape Blades Blueprint:
  • Graded Exposure System
  • Tissue Tolerance Concept
  • Feed the Brain

 Hour Two

  • Introducing fascial anatomy/physiology:
  • Mechanical Connection
  • Neurological Connection 
  • Precision training
  • Tactile Acuity and research

 10 minute break

 Hour Three

  • Ripple Effects of Fascia Lines
  • Common problems associated with a faulty movement patterns
  • Ripple Effect - evaluating up and down stream from target area 
  • The role of fascia

Hour Four

  • Treatment Vectors
  • Rates
  • Treatment methods
  • interoreception, paccini, ruffini, dry glide, fluid capture 
  • MSK US introduction and observation

 60 minute lunch break

 Hour Five

  • Direction of treatment
  • Joint by Joint or Fascia lines
  • Planar screening movement methods:
    • flexion, extension, rotation

 Hour Six

  • Breakouts and treatment of fascia lines
  • Screening and treatment for sagittal and frontal lines
  • Treatment strokes

 Hour Seven

  • Breakouts and treatment of fascia lines
  • Screening and treatment for functional and arm lines
  • Treatment strokes

 Hour Eight

  • Case Studies 
  • Lower Extremity Case 
  • Upper Extremity Case 
  • Function
  • Treatment Strokes
  • Taping 
  • Corrective Exercise ideas

 Q/A

FMT Blades Advanced Course Outline (8AM – 12PM)

Hour One

  • Review of framework of the Rocktape Movement Pyramid
  • Introducing mechanical/neurological effects of instrument assisted techniques 
  • Introducing main principles of mobility restriction – interfascial gliding 
  • Introducing main principles of sensory modulated pain control 
  • The RockTape Blades Blueprint:
  • Graded Exposure System
  • Tissue Tolerance Concept
  • Feed the Brain
  • Indications/Contraindications

 

Hour Two

  • Introducing sensory blind-spot IASTM 
  • Neurological Connection
  • Sensory Stimulation – Interoreception, Pain Gate Theory, Neuromatrix Model 
  • Graphesthesia Technique – Movement/Sensory Mapping

10 minute break

Hour Three

  • The Glide Method – Grip and Glide 
  • Skin/Fascial Glide Screening Method
  • Treatment Vectors
  • MSK DX US integration and application 
  • Progressive TX Method – External Glide, Internal Glide, Movement 
  • Pain Modulation Stroke - Combing Technique (C-Fiber Stimulation)

Hour Four

  • Cutaneous Nerve Entrapments:
    • Cluneal Nerve Entrapment
    • Screening – Sensory Blind Spot Screen, Skin/Fascial Screen
    • IASTM TX –Grip/Glide Method (Tack Attachment)
    • Taping – Pain Modulation + Tweak Taping Apps
    • Saphenous Nerve Entrapment
    • Screening – Sensory Blind Sport Screen, Nerve Entrapment Screen (Skin/Fascial Glide Screen) 
    • IASTM TX – Grip and Glide
    • Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment
    • Screening – Sensory Blind Sport Screen, Nerve Entrapment Screen (Skin/Fascial Glide Screen) IASTM TX – Grip and Glide

Q/A