About The Course

The foundation training course in Applied Kinesiology is open to practitioners who have completed a 3000 hour full time undergraduate education (i.e. 3+ years) in a medically oriented degree such as osteopathy, chiropractic, physiotherapy, medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine.

The foundation training course in Applied Kinesiology is open to practitioners who have completed a 3000 hour full time undergraduate education (i.e. 3+ years) in a medically oriented degree such as osteopathy, chiropractic, physiotherapy, medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine. 

This is a clinically relevant and powerful course of study that will expand the diagnostic skills of the young as well as the experienced practitioner, so that difficult or more complicated patients may be better evaluated. In a step-by-step learning curve, each module will build on the previous one, providing an evolving set of skills. This course will provide the necessary tools to determine when, where and how to treat in order to achieve optimal improvement in your patients. 

COURSE OUTLINE

The 5 weekend modules run once monthly from October through until February. The seminar times are Saturday and Sunday from 9.30am – 5pm

As well as covering the manual muscle testing of over 40 main muscles, the modules will cover the following topics: 

Module 1

Introduction to AK & the Science of Manual Muscle Testing

13th – 14th October 2024

Module 2

Emotions, The Craniosacral & Stomatognathic Systems

9/10 November 2024 

Module 3

Orthomolecular Principles in AK

7/8 December 2024 

Module 4

Glandular / Hormonal

18/19 January 2025 

Module 5

Structure Revisited & The Acupuncture Meridian System

8/9 February 2025 

At the end of the course

Having attended all five modules you are entitled to take the Proficiency Exam – this is a practical test to establish manual muscle testing skills and a basic understanding of concepts in using A.K. Completion of this test entitles you to a Certificate of Proficiency and one year’s free membership of ICAK-UK (the current annual fees are £95.00).

After completion of the Foundation course, there are a further 3 intermediate modules on The Cranium and TMJ, the Acupuncture Meridian System and Peripheral Joint Dysfunctions. Upon completion of these modules you will be entitled to take the Test of Clinical Competence. This is a written and practical exam. Once passed you will be awarded a certificate of Clinical Competence and will be entitled to Professional Applied Kinesiology (PAK) status.

As a licensed practitioner of AK and member of ICAK-UK, you will be of an established competency, and a member of the ‘Gold Standard’ organisation in the field. As a registered member you will have access to and generous discounts on fascinating advanced CPD courses that comply with GOsC and GCC requirements, and you will have the added benefit of patient referrals through the ICAK UK website’s practitioner register. 

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