Athletic Development Primer Course with Dr. Craig Liebenson to Start October 11th in Manhattan, NY

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Hands-On Seminars Announces Course to Teach Physical Therapists How to Help Athletes and Others Who Have Fallen Away from Physical Activity

Athletic Development Primer Course

October 7th, 2014: A very special Athletic Development Primer Course with Dr. Craig Liebenson is set to begin October 11th, 2104 in Manhattan, NY.

This primer course is an introduction to the 36-hour series taught over a period of two 3-day weekends. These are interactive, problem-solving workshops, ideal for clinicians, non-clinicians and fitness trainers.

Here is just a taste of what students will learn during this course:

  • Developmental exercises for abdominals, diaphragm & pelvic floor
  • How to control intra-abdominal pressure
  • Utilize “hard-wired” programs to re-set your natural posture & release muscle tension automatically
  • Assessment of Faulty Movement Pattern
  • The Stability-Power Continuum & Safe Return to Activity/Sport (triple flexion for triple extension, movement prep)
  • The role of diaphragm, pelvic floor & stabilization system in cylinder function

Dr. Craig Liebenson is Director of L.A. Sports and Spine and an Honorary Fellow of the Prague School of Manual Medicine & Rehabilitation.

He first began organizing programs in North America for Pr. Vladimir Janda and Dr. Karel Lewit beginning in 1987. Dr. Liebenson has facilitated programs with Prague School faculty in Prague, Sweden, Denmark, England, Australia and North America. Currently, he is engaged in research w/ Pr. Stuart McGill at the University of Waterloo, Canada investigating many of the Prague inspired principles.

Dr. Liebenson is actively engaged in ongoing research on the spinal stabilization system as a Visiting Scholar at Pr. Stuart McGill's Spine Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Waterloo.

He has been the team chiropractor for the N.B.A. Los Angeles Clippers since 2005 and is currently a consultant for the M.L.B. Arizona Diamondbacks.

Course: Athletic Development Primer
Location: Manhattan, New York
When: October 11th 2014
Price: $250

Hands-On Seminars, Inc. (HOS) is the leading international continuing education organization in the world, awarded the Lecture & Seminars Award as the best Lecture and Seminar Company from the Lectures and Seminars Bureau over the past two years. Their purpose is to provide the best quality Manual Therapy seminars at an affordable cost. For further information, please contact: Alexandra Rosner at 888-767-5003 or info(AT)


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