What is Therabody University? 

Therabody University, is the professional education arm of Therabody. The curriculum is made up of both live and digital content. 

The curriculum builds on an initial Foundations (101) Course with subsequent Specialty (201, 202, etc.) Courses focused on leveraging Theragun Percussive Therapy in specific professions.

Our academia structure is made up of course graduates who will join us as Alumni

 

What is the cost of a Live Theragun Course and what is included?

Our 200 Series 4-hour, Live (in person & virtual) Professional Education Courses are US$149.95, and our 300 Series is US$199.95
Courses include: 

    • Expert instruction and practice
    • Continuing Education Credits (CECs) from Nationally & Internationally Accredited organizations
    • A certificate of Completion
    • A digital course manual

 

What is the cost of a digital Theragun Course and what is included?

Our 100 Series digital Professional Education Course is US$29.95, our 200 Series are US$49.95, and our 300 Series is US$69.95

Courses include: 

    • Expert instruction and practice
    • Continuing Education Credits (CECs) from Nationally & Internationally Accredited organizations (excluding Foundations)
    • A certificate of Completion
    • A digital course manual

 

Which Theragun Course do you recommend I take first? 

The Foundations Digital Course is a suggested first step in our education journey. However, you can enter our other education offerings without it. Our 200 & 300 Series courses are developed for specific professionals. 

 

What are the course options? 

Foundations Course 101
This course is ideal for anyone who would like to understand the principles of percussive therapy.  In this course, you will learn the foundational structure for setting up and applying percussive therapy for personal use and as well as how to educate your community on the history and framework of percussive therapy.

    • Understand the origins of percussive therapy
    • Define the specific components that characterize percussive therapy
    • Understand the science of percussive therapy and how it involves both local and global effects on the body
    • Understand the benefits of percussive therapy
    • Know how to optimize the set up and application of percussive therapy for personal use
    • Understand the core principles of the 365 methodology

Performance Specialist Course 201
This four-hour course is the first step for any trainer and performance coach who would like to immerse themselves into percussive therapy.  In this course you will learn the essential skills to effectively use percussive therapy for personal use and have the knowledge to help your clients and athletes use it to move better, enhance training outcomes, and recover effectively.
Course objectives:

    • Understand and explain the origins of percussive therapy
    • Define the specific components that characterize percussive therapy
    • Understand the science of percussive therapy with specific focus on the physiological and neurological effects
    • Understand and communicate the benefits of percussive therapy for your clients
    • Know how to optimize the set up and application of percussive therapy for personal use
    • Gain the knowledge needed to instruct your clients how to use percussive therapy
    • Understand the principles of the 3-6-5 methodology to reach yours and your client’s desired outcomes
    • Understand how to implement percussive therapy strategies into a client or athlete’s warm-up, strength, and recovery programming

 
Licensed Massage Therapist Course 202
This four-hour course is designed to teach any licensed massage therapist the framework for integrating percussive therapy into their practice.  In this course, you will learn the essential skills to effectively use percussive therapy for personal use and have the knowledge to enhance your client massage strategies to increase their optimal movement and decrease muscle tension.
Course objectives:

    • Understand and explain the origins of percussive therapy
    • Define the specific components that characterize percussive therapy
    • Understand the science of percussive therapy with specific focus on the physiological and neurological effects
    • Understand and communicate the benefits of percussive therapy for your clients
    • Know how to optimize the set up and application of percussive therapy within massage
    • Optimize how percussive therapy is used in the spa environment
    • Learn the best practices for percussive therapy in the spa industry
    • Understand how to implement percussive therapy into your general massage routines

 
Practitioner Course 301
This four-hour course is ideal for physical therapists, athletic trainers, and chiropractors who are looking to upgrade their performance rehabilitation approach by integrating percussive therapy into their patient recovery strategies.  In this course, you will gain the knowledge to enhance your patient rehab protocols to improve their global movement patterns as well as learn the essential skills to effectively use percussive therapy for common conditions patients suffer from. 
Course objectives:

    • Understand and explain the origins of percussive therapy
    • Define the specific components that characterize percussive therapy
    • Understand the science of percussive therapy with specific focus on the physiological and neurological effects
    • Understand and communicate the benefits of percussive therapy for your patients
    • Gain the hands on experience to safely set up and effectively apply percussive therapy in your clinical setting
    • Optimize the utilization of percussive therapy for treating various anatomy tissues and regions
    • Learn the best practices for integrating percussive therapy into your treatment toolbox for patient success
    • Understand how to implement percussive therapy treatment strategies for the most common conditions your patients suffer with

 

What does a typical course day look like?

All Live Courses are 4-hours in duration and composed of both practical and lecture components. There will be short breaks throughout the day. Be prepared to have fun and learn new education that you can apply on Monday.


Do I need to bring equipment to the Course?

Yes. For Live Virtual courses you should have a Theragun Percussive Therapy device. 

No. For Live In Person courses all products are provided. Outside of the essential Course products, here’s a list of suggested items to bring along: water bottle, exercise towel, jacket, smart phone or tablet to view digital manual, pen/notebook, and lunch/snacks.


Can I attend a Course even if I’m not a Fitness Professional?

Yes, if you’re taking our Foundations Course. The skills you learn could be applied and useful to anyone. Our 200 & 300 Series Courses are specific to those professionals. 

 

What if I’ve deleted or can’t find my Course Registration information?

Live In Person Courses: Please keep your email confirmation and have it handy when you arrive at the Course. Your registration will also be in our system and your name will be on the Course Roster. However, it’s always best practice to have your own registration as a back up. 

 

Which Continuing Education Credits are earned from a Professional Education Course? 

Fitness professionals can earn CEC/CEUs with the completion of Theragun University Professional Education Courses (varies per course type): 

Theragun Performance Specialist Course – NASM, AFFA, PTA Global, ISSA, NSCA, CanFitPro, CSCCa, NCSF, and CIMSPA
Theragun Licensed Massage Therapist Course - NCBTMB
Theragun Practitioner Course - PTA Global, ISSA, CanFitPro, CSCCa, and NCSF

Please check the Course Page for specifics on the number of CECs an organization provides for completion of each Theragun University Professional Education Course.

 

How do I receive my Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education Credits?

Within 48 hours after completing a Professional Education Course, you will receive access to an electronic version of your Certificate of Completion, which can be printed for your records and redeemed for CECs. All CEC information, including the provider number and amount of credits earned, can be found on your Certificate of Completion.

 

Will I be certified by Theragun after I complete the Course?

At the end of the Course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Therabody University which recognizes your ability to apply the knowledge and newly learned skills into your role as a fitness professional. 

These Courses are comprehensive Continuing Education courses rather than Certifications, and can be applied toward the credits needed to maintain nationally recognized Certifications.

 

How do I become a Therabody University Professional Education Master Trainer?

We have an extensive Master Trainer development process to uphold the quality of our education. Appointed by Therabody University Faculty, Master Trainers consistently exemplify exceptional product knowledge and course delivery. The first step is to fill out a Master Trainer Application Form (resume’s will not be accepted). The applicant must meet the following minimum requirements: 

    • Has completed at least one 4-hour Therabody University Professional Education Course
    • Proven leader in the fitness industry (conference presenting, published articles, digital education)
    • Preferred minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related field
    • Current National Certification(s) (e.g., ACE, AFAA, NASM, etc.)
    • 2-3 years of fitness education presentation experience
    • 6-8 years experience in one or more of the following areas: fitness presentation, strength & conditioning coaching, group fitness or personal training.

 

What is your LIVE Professional Education Course cancellation and refund policy?

Course registration fees are non-refundable. However, if for any reason Therabody University cancels a Course, registrants will have the option to receive a full refund. 

Requests to change registration from one Live In Person Course to another must be made at least 14 days before the Course date via e-mail to educationsupport@therabody.com. Requests made later than that are subject to a US$100 rescheduling fee. 

Registrants may assign their Course slot to another student for a US$50 change fee.

 

Do you offer Therabody University LIVE Professional Education Courses Internationally?

Yes. We run our courses directly in several International markets. See Therabody University landing page for more information. 

 

I have another question not found in the FAQ’s

We are happy to help with any question or concern you may have regarding Therabody University. Please don’t hesitate to contact us: educationsupport@therabody.com

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