Fundamentals and Advanced
KT1: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF THE KINESIO TAPING METHOD
(To be taken in conjunction with KT2)
The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping Method. Over the course of this eight-hour class, the Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI) will discuss the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio Tex Tape. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of their Kinesio Taping skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition to instruction provided by the CKTI, the attendees will receive the full-color Kinesio Taping KT1 & KT2 Workbook to augment their training. Each attendee will also receive a 60-day membership to the Kinesio Taping Association which includes access to a reference database.
KT2: ADVANCED CONCEPTS AND CORRECTIVE TECHNIQUES OF THE KINESIO TAPING METHOD
(Prerequisite, completion of KTA approved KT1 course)
The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this eight-hour class, the CKTI will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions.