This four-hour intermediate-level course, in collaboration with the Functional Aging Institute, provides trainers with a specialist skillset needed to enhance the lives of older adults, by following Loaded Movement Training (LMT) principles and core ViPR™ exercises.
- CIMSPA: L2 Gym / Group Ex
Aims and objectives:
- Understand the movement needs and wants of the older population
- Use and apply the Functional Aging Training Model
- Identify the different functional levels for older adults
- Define integrated core concepts using ViPR
- Identify Loaded Movement Training principles
- Create programmes for using ViPR effectively with this population
Aaron Barnett, ViPR Global Head of Education and Coaching
Aaron feels most alive when presenting and sharing his passion for performance coaching and, in particular, Loaded Movement Training. Aaron explains, “There is nothing quite like inspiring clients and fellow fitness professionals to try something new, something 3D, something that can encourage a deeper personal difference to someone’s life.” That passion has driven Aaron to devote his entire career to personal and group performance training and taking a lead role in the development of education and coaching with the ViPR Global team.
Aaron is homegrown at FitPro. He has been a member of the FitPro family since the inception of ViPR group programming as national coach for VGF and the MOSSA ViPR workout. Since then, Aaron has developed and designed the ViPR Kids concept, supported the development of ViPR LMT1, 2 and Active Aging and has grown through the ranks of ViPR Global to owning the responsibility of head of education and coaching. Aaron is also kept at the forefront of FitPro development as national trainer manager for the FitPro trainer team.
As part of Aaron’s commitment to remaining at the forefront of functional training he is proud to have recently completed the Gray Institute GIFT programme, becoming a Fellow of Applied Functional Science. He believes that by learning, sharing and collaborating with the best in function this will serve ViPR Global in remaining the number one functional training tool!