Ortho-Kinetics® currently has 5 progressive levels of Trainer and Therapist Certifications available which encompass over 5 years and 2500 hours of advanced training and higher education. TELOS trainers typically have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the health field along with completion of the Ortho-Kinetics® Apprenticeship Program prior to working as part of our team and providing fitness services for our members and clients. TELOS trainers are dedicated to expanding and improving their skills to provide the Advanced Assessments, customized programming, proprietary corrective and performance training, and the specialized manual therapies that are all part of this system. The TELOS Training team has trainers at all levels that work cohesively together as well as with other inside and outside health providers in order to provide the highest level of expertise and experience at the most affordable price possible.
Apprentices range from new graduate students in the fields of Exercise Science to experienced personal trainers already within the industry. Regardless of background or experience, apprentices must share a strong passion for providing fitness services of the highest quality and demonstrate the aptitude and dedication to complete the educational requirements to become an Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer. As part of the Apprenticeship, they will begin providing training sessions under the mentorship of our Elite or Master Level Trainers and Therapists who have provided the Assessments, exercise prescription, and continual evaluation of the client’s progress.
Rates range from $65 – $85
Trainers have successfully completed the Apprenticeship program and passed the Professional Level course. These trainers have completed over 250 hrs of advanced education, practical training and case work, have been rigorously tested and certified to provide our highly acclaimed “Ortho-Kinetics® Assessment”. Professional Level Trainers are also qualified to develop and deliver tailored Corrective Exercise and Performance Based Training programs that will help clients move, feel and look their best! TELOS Professional Trainers are often assisted by our Elite and Master Level Trainer/Therapists when additional Assessment, Programming, Training or Treatment is needed to address a client’s more complex needs or performance goals.
Rates range from $85 – $100
Trainers have advanced levels of knowledge, experience, and training within our system and are qualified to provide a higher level of Advanced Assessments, Programming and Training. Specialists have been working within our system for at least 2-3 years, are more experienced and skilled than our Professional level trainers. Specialists are better equipped to handle clients with more complex challenges in need of more corrective exercise training. Specialists often work in tandem with our Elite or Master Level Trainer / Therapists to oversee Assessment, Programming and Training as well as provide the appropriate Manual Therapies as described below.
Rates Range from $100 – $125
Trainers are extremely knowledgeable, highly skilled and have extensive experience, with typically 5-10 years training experience and 3-4 years in Ortho-Kinetics® Practice. Elite Trainers are capable of providing more advanced levels of Assessment, Programming and Training. Elite Trainers will often work alongside our Elite or Master Level Trainer / Therapists to assist with integration of practical application of specialized therapies such as Muscle Activation Techniques, (M.A.T.™) and Active Release Techniques, (A.R.T.®).
Rates Range from $125 – $150
Elite Trainer / Therapists
Elite Trainer / Therapists are seasoned veterans with vast knowledge and experience within our training system, and are fully licensed and skilled at integrating and applying the specialized manual therapies and soft tissue treatments such as (M.A.T.) and (A.R.T.). Elite Trainer/Therapists are recognized training and therapy experts and also hold the position of “Lead Trainer” here at TELOS. With this position comes the privilege of helping to teach, mentor, manage and oversee the progression of other trainers within our program. They also serve as Instructors within the Ortho-Kinetics® Institute and as consultants for other health clubs, fitness centers, and our own Affiliate Programs throughout the country.
Rates Range from $150 – $225
Master Trainer / Therapist
Master Trainer / Therapists are equipped to help clients struggling with the most complicated conditions, complex needs, athletic and performance desires, and to achieve the results they have not been able to experience with other systems or modalities. Ortho-Kinetics® Elite and Master Level Trainer / Therapists will empower their clients to realign posture, regain movement, restore function, alleviate pain, enhance biomechanics and reach optimal performance in the most efficient and safest manner possible.
Rates Range from $225 – $300
Note: All Ortho-Kinetics® Trainers help provide member service and exercise assistance to the general membership during most hours of operation.