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Virtual Tai Chi for Arthritis, Seated, & Fall Prevention w/ Bill Pickett

When and Where

Date: 17th - 26th Aug, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST Tue & Thurs
Address: ZOOM Virtual Workshop led by Bill Pickett
Location can be anywhere w/computer and internet access

Information

Details

Tired of the weekend training?  New virtual experience for Tai Chi for Arthritis (TCA), Fall Prevention (TCAFP) & Seated TCA (STCA) New Instructor Qualification Class.  4 sessions 4.5 hours each, Tue & Thurs for 2 weeks. 

For a virtual ZOOM workshop ~ Please read the following instructions carefully!

New Instructors will need:

  • Dr. Paul Lam's TCA Instructional DVD or access to his Online lessons.  Also referenced is Dr. Lam's book "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively" and "Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Handbook". These can be purchased at https://www.taichiproductions.com.  (20% discount code for products that can be used in this workshop is MTWS20) 

  • Spend at least 15-20 hours studying with Dr. Lam on either of the above videos learning and reviewing the warm-ups and TCA form before the workshop. 

  • Complete a short quiz during the workshop

  • Internet access on computer w/camera

  • Latest Free Version of ZOOM (many tutorials are available in ZOOM or YouTube)

  • To have a viewing area for Master or Senior Trainer to view the entire body profile from head to toes on camera when doing the form (please test this before the scheduled ZOOM session)

  • Potential new instructors will also be required to send a video of their form to the Master Trainer and schedule ZOOM time for post-workshop checks with Master Trainer.  Due to this being a virtual qualification workshop, these requirements are necessary. 

  • It is also recommended that before the first workshop meeting in ZOOM, each participant record a full body profile video of yourself doing the warm-ups & the form.  You can use your phone or computer w/camera and ZOOM to record the video.  The private video recording can be a great self-training and review tool.  You will improve your skills significantly after completing and reviewing your video.  This is also a great check for viewing your entire body in the ZOOM training sessions.

Please wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

To Register click the "REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP" green button above these details.

You will receive a confirmation message within 24 to 48 hours of your registration that will ensure your space is held until payment is received.  Space is limited to the first 12 participants - please register and pay early!  

When your training and private ZOOM Session are complete, you will be entered on Dr. Lam's website as a qualified instructor.  The final step to be listed on the website as a Board Certified Instructor is to pay a small annual fee of about $19 USD.  Instructions and a link for this payment will be sent to each participant who successfully completes the workshop.  This will be discussed in more detail at the workshop. For more info on this see: http://taichiforhealthinstitute.org//faq-for-becoming-a-board-certified-instructor/

Cost

Prices are in USD and include:

New Instructor

included: 4 sessions 4.5 hours each to complete the Instructor Training Workshop and ZOOM Session(s) with Master Trainer and post-workshop ZOOM session (there is no failure, we will work with you until you are ready as an instructor), e-book TCA fall Prevention Instructor Resource book, and administration fees.

New Instructor - $265 

CEUs ( PT, OT, & ACSM) $35 extra - 13 contact hours for CEUs 

Payments preferably Check or Money Order:
Made out to Bill Pickett and send to:

Bill Pickett
11301 Snyder Road
Knoxville, TN 37932

Credit Card optional - 3% upcharge - separate billing required.

 

Location

ZOOM Virtual Workshop led by Bill Pickett assisted by Linda Pickett

Location can be anywhere with computer and internet access

Contact

For Zoom questions, please contact Bill

Bill Pickett (Master Trainer)

              (865) 567-4837         [email protected]

Linda Pickett (Senior Trainer)

            (865) 414-7334           [email protected]