Seminars & Workshops allow our TFC therapists to deliver a hands on session where anyone willing to join us can learn and more importantly experience restoring and rewiring their feet and hips. We offer a single day 6 hour seminar which covers a deep understanding of foot + hip optimization as well as shorter 2 hour workshops.

Both sessions are directed and open to anyone: Runners, lifters, athletes of any kind, physical therapists, personal trainers, physicians and anyone else that wants to improve their own feet & hips or help others do the same.

If you’re interested in hosting a session at your facility or have a group of people in your area looking to learn, please email nick@thefootcollective.com to inquire further.

Below is a topic outline for our seminar and current workshop offerings:

TFC seminar

Each seminar is 6.5 hours long (including a 30 minute lunch break) and is broken down into 5 blocks. Each block is roughly 40% lecture and 60%  hands on interactive. The topics for each block are as follows:

B1: Introduction – Our vision for TFC, the importance of feet, the foot as a predictor of injury, self assessment

B2: Foot – Anatomy 101, why our feet stop working, current treatment, Characteristics of functional feet, restoring and re-integrating your feet, restoring ankle mobility

B3:  Hip – Anatomy 101, hip & foot relationship, hip dysfunction, restoring hip mobility and stability, re-integrating the hip and foot

B4: Walking, Running and Footwear – Hardware requirements for walking, walking drills, optimal human running technique, optimal footwear

B5: Training – Barefoot training, movement categories, beam work, foot-centric weight training, footwork, creating mutant strong hips and feet

Each course is instructed by actively practicing physical therapists with a special interest in the health and function of the human foot. Seminars are booked on a first come first serve basis with a limited amount offered for 2018 and a seminar tour planned for 2019

2018 Seminar registration fees (per person):

Local Ottawa seminars at our TFC facility: $170

Seminars held in Ottawa at non TFC location: $185

Seminars within 2 hours drive of Ottawa: $195

Toronto: $215

Rest of Canada: Fees determined once hosting location is confirmed and based on normal registration rates plus therapist travel expenses.

2019 Seminar tour dates and updated seminar package

COMING SOON

 

TFC Workshops (2hours, $90 CAD per person)

– Introduction to restoring your feet & hips

– Hacking ankle mobility

– Hip stability training & running technique

 

To inquire about hosting a TFC seminar or Workshop (Canada, USA or international) email nick@thefootcollective.com for more information about scheduling a date. We offer great perks to hosting facilities as compensation for hosting a seminar.

Cheers,

TFC Team

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