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This intermediate-level course, in collaboration with the Functional Ageing Institute, provides trainers with a specialist skill set needed to enhance the lives of older adults, by following Loaded Movement Training (LMT) principles and core ViPR™ exercises.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the movement needs and wants of the older population
  • Explore the Functional Ageing Training Model
  • Identify the different functional levels for older adults
  • Understand integrated core concepts using ViPR
  • Identify Loaded Movement Training principles
  • Explore different programs for using ViPR effectively with this population
Accreditation Fitness Australia – 3 CECs* / REPs NZ – 3 CPDs (*valid until 22/07/2023)
In order to obtain Fitness Australia CECs, this course must be completed by 22/07/2023
Investment $99 members / $129 non-members
Delivery mode This course is delivered online. PLEASE NOTE: video presentations are delivered online so a fast and reliable internet connection is required
Pre-requisite’s All attendees should hold at least a Certificate III in Fitness or equivalent and have completed Loaded Movement Training (LMT) 1 & 2
Assessment Online multiple choice
Access Period You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course. A $50 extension fee will be required if you do not complete your course within the allocated time frame. If you wish to obtain the CECs/PDPs/CPDs, you will need to complete the course by the CEC expiry date listed above.

Course creator – FitPro
In 2005, ViPR (as it became known later) was conceived. It was an idea born out of one fundamental objective; to improve human function, and was developed in the ice hockey world by Simon Bennett and physiologist Michol Dalcourt in Canada. Using rough models, the pair found that a hollow weighted tube allowed movement to be more authentic, relating to real-life actions, and simulating common athletic and everyday movements. This effectively bridged the gap between strength and movement training.

In late 2007, Michol approached Brent Hallo (FitPro director) about getting involved to develop, manufacture and distribute the product (with the then working name ‘Reacto’) worldwide. In early 2008, FitPro suggested a change of name to ViPR (standing for Vitality, Performance and Reconditioning) and utilising FitPro resources, some rough samples and a hand-drawn diagram, the road to developing the ViPR product as we know it today began.

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