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GYROTONIC® Foundation Teacher Training Course Level I

GYROTONIC® Foundation Teacher Training Course Level I The following is the official training course of GYROTONIC Headquarter (www.gyrotonic.com)

PRE TRAINING COURSE:

Purpose:
The purpose of the Pre-Training Course is to prepare the student physically for the Foundation Teacher Training Course. Therefore the main focus is on the physical execution of the essential exercises according to the Pre-Training Course Exercise List. The Pre-Training Course is designed to prepare the student to become a Certified GYROTONIC Trainer Level 1.

Pre-Requisite:
It is strongly recommended that the students wanting to enroll in the Pre-Training Course take some private or introductory lessons on the Pulley Tower Prior to enrollment.

Pre-Training Course Instructors:
The student must complete all Pre-Training hours with a Master Trainer or a qualified and authorized Pre-Trainer who is on the official Pre-Trainer list on file at GYROTONIC International Headquarters.

Amount of days:
The Pre-Training Course consists of a minimum of 6 days in length, and the student must complete a minimum of twenty (20) to twenty-eight (28) hours during these six days. The required amount of hours for the Pre-Training Course will vary according to the amount of students rotating on each Pulley Tower.

Minimum amount of hours:
If there is one student on a Pulley Tower during the Pre-Training Course, then the student must complete a minimum of 20 hours. If there are 2 students rotating on one Pulley Tower during the Pre-Training Course, the each student must complete a minimum of 24 hours. If three students are rotating on one Pulley Tower, which is the maximum amount of students allowed per Pulley Tower, then each student must complete a minimum of 28 hours.

Mandatory GYROKINESIS® sessions:
Students enrolled in the GYROTONIC Pre-Training Course must also complete a minimum of two (2) 90-minute GYROKINESIS classes.

Long Term Clients:
If the student has been a client with a Master Trainer or an authorized Pre-Trainer and has learned most of the exercises taught in the Pre-Training Exercise List, this may fulfill part of the Pre-Training requirements. However, the student must schedule extra appointments with an authorized Pre-Trainer or Master Trainer in order for the Pre-Trainer or Master Trainer to confirm that the student is physically capable of executing all required exercises contained in the Pre-Training Exercise List. Additional hours must be completed if the student cannot fulfill the requirements and perform the exercises adequately. The precise amount of additional hours needed will vary from student to student. The student will also need to complete a minimum of two (2) 90-minute GYROKINESIS classes conducted by an authorized Pre-Trainer.

Successful completion of the Course:
Participation in a Pre-Training Course does not guarantee successful completion. Each student must have first-hand physical knowledge of all of the exercises in the Pre-training Exercise List in order to be eligible to take a Foundation Teacher Training Course. Upon successful completion of the Pre-Training Course, the student will receive a Pre-Training Qualification Agreement. The student must present this Pre-Training Qualification Agreement to the Master Trainer who is teaching Foundation Teacher Training Course in order to gain entry.

Non-completion of the Course:
A Pre-Trainer reserves the right to decline giving a student the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement if the Pre-Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared enough to enroll in a Foundation Teacher Training Course.

Validity of the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement:
The minimum amount time that must elapse between the last day of the Pre-Training Course and the first day of the Foundation Teacher Training Course is one (1) week. The maximum amount time that can elapse between the last day of the Pre-Training Course and the first day of the Foundation Teacher Training Course is twelve (12) weeks, i.e. the student has between 1 week and 12 weeks to enroll in a Foundation Course from the date that the Pre-Training Course was completed.

Legal Document:
The student is required to sign a Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement prior to beginning the Pre-Training Course. The student cannot participate in the Course if this legal document is not signed.

After the Pre-Training Course:
Upon completion of the Pre-Training Course, the student is responsible for physically performing the exercises on a regular basis.

The Foundation Teacher Training Course:
The Master Trainer reserves the right to refuse a student entry into any Foundation Training Course if the Master Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared for the Course


FOUNDATION TEACHER TRAINING COURSE

The training acquired by the student in the Foundation Teacher Training Course is used by GYROTONIC Trainers worldwide in therapeutic, dance, alternative health, and sports related facilities.

Purpose:
Through this Course, Master Trainers introduce teaching techniques and principals underlying the Exercise Syllabus Level 1, as taught on the Pulley-Tower Combination Unit. The student learns to conceive of and prepare individual GYROTONIC Training Programs.

Pre-Requisite:
The student must present to the Master Trainer the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement that has been signed by both the Pre-Trainer and the student in order to gain entry into the Course. The Master Trainer reserves the right to refuse a student entry into any Foundation Training Course if the Master Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared for the Course.

Foundation Teacher Training Course Instructor:
Only Certified GYROTONIC Master Trainers who keep their Certificate in good standing can teach The Foundation Teacher Training Course.

General Content:
The student learns in supervised groups, taking the role of student and teacher alternately to facilitate the learning process. The methodology is taught through verbal instruction and physical guidance of a moving person, reinforcing the correct execution of breathing patterns synchronized with the corresponding movements. The student will learn how to execute these breathing patterns and corresponding movements in her or his own body, and will also learn, as teacher, how to physically guide another student in the execution of the exercises. All exercises will be taught based on the Foundation Level 1 Syllabus and Manual.

Amount of days:
12 consecutive days, maximum of 6 hours per day, or
4 consecutive weekends, each 3 days, or
3 consecutive weekends, each 4 days

Amount of hours:
5 hours minimum of training per day, 6 hours maximum per day.

Successful completion of the Course:
A student’s participation in the Foundation Teacher Training Course does NOT guarantee successful completion. The student must prove that he/she can adequately use and follow the Foundation Course Syllabus while instructing clients. Upon successful completion the student will be considered a GYROTONIC Apprentice and will receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship. The only valid GYROTONIC Certificates display the authentic signature of Juliu Horvath and have a GYROTONIC Sales Corp Seal attached to them. The Apprentice receives permission to work with clients and document these hours on the Apprentice Log Sheet provided after successful completion of the Foundation Course.

Legal Documents:
The student is required to sign a Confidentiality & Non Disclosure Agreement and a Trademark License Agreement prior to, or on the first day of the Course. The student cannot participate in the Course if these legal documents are not signed. The student will receive copies of these legal documents, signed by a representative of GYROTONIC Headquarters, upon successful completion of the Course.

After the Foundation Teacher Training Course:
It is the responsibility of the Apprentice to make all arrangements for fulfilling the requirements of the Apprenticeship Period. The Apprentice is also expected to physically execute the exercises on a regular basis.



GYROTONIC: SUPERVISED APPRENTICE HOURS

Purpose:
The purpose of the Apprenticeship period is to help the Apprentice review and practice the Foundation Course material and prepare for the Final Certification Course. The Apprentice can only gain entry into advanced GYROTONIC Educational Courses after successful completion of the Final Certification Course Level 1.

Responsibility of the Apprentice:
It is the responsibility of the Apprentice to make all arrangements in order to fulfill the requirements of the Apprenticeship Period.

Validity of Apprenticeship:
The Apprenticeship Period lasts a minimum of six (6) months and a maximum of twelve (12) months from the date that the Student completed the Foundation Course. Thus, the Apprentice cannot enroll in the Final Certification Course if less than six (6) months have elapsed since she or he finished the Foundation Teacher Training Course with a Master Trainer. If twelve (12) months have expired since the Apprentice completed the Foundation Teacher Training Course and the Apprentice had not yet taken the Final Certification Course, she or he must contact GYROTONIC Headquarters. The Educational Director will decide if the Apprenticeship will be nullified or if an extension for a specific period of time will be granted.

General guidelines of the Apprenticeship:
The Apprentice must successfully fulfill all parts of the Apprenticeship.

The Apprentice must:

1. start teaching clients after successful completion of the Foundation Teacher Training Course. The Apprentice must complete a specific amount of “teaching client hours’ prior to undertaking the Supervised Apprentice Hours with a Master Trainer.

2. complete Supervised Apprentice Hours with ONE Master Trainer.

3. continue teaching clients to gain experience and accumulate hours.

4. physically execute the Foundation Course Exercises on a regular basis throughout the entire Apprenticeship Period.

Details of the Apprenticeship:

Part 1: teaching clients

The Apprentice is authorized to teach clients according to the syllabus of the GYROTONIC Foundation Manual Level 1. The Apprentice must teach at least 60 HOURS. These hours must be documented and marked under the category of “Teaching Client Hours” in the Apprentice Log Sheet.

Part 2: Supervised Apprentice Hours with a Master Trainer

Prior to participating in any Supervised Apprentice Hours, the Apprentice has to complete a specific amount of “Teaching Client Hours” documented in the Apprentice Log Sheet.

All mandatory Supervised Hours must be taken with ONE (1) GYROTONIC Master Trainer. The Supervised Apprentice Hours can be completed in the following format:

A. GROUP: involving several Apprentices and ONE Master Trainer. All Apprentices have to execute and apply the “physical guidance” aspects of all Foundation Course exercises to a moving person. These hours count as SUPERVISED APPRENTICE HOURS.

The 2 SEGMENTS FORMAT of the Supervised Apprentice Hours must be taken in the following order:

•The Apprentice must first teach at least 20 “Teaching Client Hours” before participation in the first Supervised Apprentice Hours Segment. All Hours need to be documented on the Apprentice Log Sheet.
•Supervised Segment 1: 3 consecutive days, 5 hours each day, total of 15 hours
•The Apprentice then must continue executing and logging on the Apprentice Log Sheet a minimum of 20 more “Teaching Client Hours”, which will bring the total of completed “Teaching Client Hours” to a minimum of 40 hours. The Apprentice cannot enroll in Supervised Segment 2 until these 20 additional hours are completed.
•Supervised Segment 2: 3 consecutive days, 5 hours each day, total of 15 hours
•The Apprentice must then continue working with clients and logging an additional 20 “Teaching Client Hours”, thus bringing the total number of hours to a minimum of 60, and all of these “Teaching Client Hours” must be documented on the Apprentice Log Sheet.
The entire amount of hours the Apprentice must log are: 60 “Teaching Client Hours” + 30 Supervised Apprentice Hours = 90 Hours Total

A minimum of two weeks must elapse between the completion of the last Supervised Apprentice Hours Segment and the first day of the Final Certification Course, i.e. the Apprentice cannot immediately enroll in the Final Certification Course after completing Supervised Segment 2. Knowing the date of the Final Certification Course beforehand, the Apprentice should allow time for completing the last portion of the “Teaching Client Hours” after the Supervised Segment 2 has been completed.

B. Group: involving several Apprentices and ONE Master Trainer. All Apprentices have to execute and apply the “physical guidance” of all Foundation Course exercises to a moving person. These hours count as SUPERVISED APPRENTICE HOURS.

The 1 SEGMENT FORMAT for the Supervised Apprentice Hours must be taken in the following order:

•The Apprentice must teach at least 30 “Teaching Client Hours” before participating in the Supervised Apprentice Hours Segment.
•Supervised Segment 1: 6 consecutive days, 5 hours each day, total of 30 hours
•The Apprentice must then continue working with clients and logging an additional 30 “Teaching Client Hours”, thus bringing the total number of hours to a minimum of 60, and all of these “Teaching Client Hours” must be documented on the Apprentice Log Sheet.
The entire amount of hours the Apprentice must log are: 60 “Teaching Client Hours” + 30 Supervised Apprentice Hours = 90 Hours Total

Two weeks must elapse between the completion of the last Supervised Apprentice Hour Segment and the first day of the Final Certification Course, i.e. the Apprentice cannot immediately enroll in the Final Certification Course after completing the Supervised Apprentice Hours Segment. Knowing the date of the Final Certification Course beforehand, the Apprentice should allow time for completing the last portion of the “Teaching Client Hours” after the Supervised Segment has been completed.

C. Retaking the ENTIRE Foundation Teacher Training Course, as a student. If the Apprentice chooses to retake the entire Foundation Course, the required hours must be laid out as follows:

•The Apprentice must complete at least 20 “Teaching Client Hours” before retaking the Foundation Course.
•The Apprentice can then retake the entire Foundation Teacher Training Course: 12 days, 60 hours.
•The Apprentice must then continue working with clients and logging an additional 20 “Teaching Client Hours” on the Apprentice Log Sheet, bringing the total minimum amount of “Teaching Client Hours” to 40.
The entire amount of hours the Apprentice must log are: 40 “Teaching Client Hours” + Retaking the entire Foundation Teacher Training Course/60 Hours = 100 Hours total.

A minimum of two weeks must elapse between the completion of the Foundation Course and the first day of the Final Certification Course, i.e. the Apprentice cannot immediately enroll in the Final Certification Course after completing the Foundation Course. Knowing the date of the Final Certification Course beforehand, the Apprentice should allow time for completing the last portion of the “Teaching Client Hours” after the Foundation Course has been completed.

It is mandatory that, while executing the Supervised Apprentice Hours, the Apprentice is required, in the presence of the Master Trainer, to teach Progression One of the Foundation Teacher Training Program.

The Master Trainer will initial all Supervised Apprentice Hours on the Log Sheet. However it is up to the discretion of the Master Trainer to give the final signature on the Log Sheet to approve the successful completion of the ENTIRE Apprenticeship.

Part 3: regular physical execution

The Apprentice must regularly perform the exercises according to the Foundation Teacher Training Exercise List. The Apprentice must be able to physically execute and demonstrate the exercises of the Foundation Course Syllabus.


GYROTONIC FINAL CERTIFICATION

Purpose:
Upon successful completion of the Final Certification Course Level 1, the Apprentice will attain the status of a Certified GYROTONIC Trainer Level 1. This will enable the Trainer to enroll in the advanced GYROTONIC Educational Programs.

Pre-requisite:
The Apprentice must present the completed Apprentice Log Sheet on the first day of the course. The Apprentice Log Sheet must display the final signature of the supervising Master Trainer.

Final Certification Course Teacher:

Final Certification Courses are conducted according to the instructions of Juliu Horvath.

Amount of days:
The Course is 3 days in length, 4 to 6 hours per day.

Successful completion:
The Apprentice must physically execute and demonstrate all exercises and principles of the Foundation Course Syllabus. Additionally, the Apprentice must apply the appropriate verbal cues and physical guidance to a moving person according to the Foundation Course Manual. A Certificate Level 1 will be issued upon successful completion only.


GYROTONIC LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION PRICE LIST

1.GYROTONIC® Pre-Training
Cost for Pre-Training per person is US $850 if training is done in a group setting. Price may be higher if Pre-Training is done in a one on one setting.

2.GYROTONIC® Foundation Teacher Training Course
standard base price: US $ 1,500
Initial License fee of $100 is included in Foundation Training fee.

3.GYROTONIC® Apprenticeship
Standard base price $700 for 1, 6 day segment, or $350 each for 2, 3 day segments

4.GYROTONIC® Level I Certification Course
Cost for the Certification Course with Juliu Horvath as noted in the Curriculum is US$350

5.Continuing Education, GYROTONIC® Update Course
Cost for 3-Day Update Course with Master Trainer is US $350

6.License Renewal
Two year License renewal fee is US $100 (no Studio Fee)

GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® Worldwide Course Fee Table


Educational Course
Europe, United Kingdom Base Fee

GYROTONIC Pre-Training Course
850,00 Euro

GYROTONIC Foundation Course
1500,00 EURO

GYROTONIC Supervised Apprentice Hours amount: 30 hours
700,00 EURO

GYROTONIC Final Certification
350,00 EURO

TOTAL:
3400,00 Euro