CHEK Academy

CHEK Academy Year 1 Schedule

The CHEK Academy provides students with a perfectly balanced learning structure.

Each element of the Academy is timed throughout your academic year to help you wring every drop of knowledge from our courses, books, videos and workshops.

We’ve also scheduled them to allow you to continue your busy schedule, while still excelling at and implementing everything you’ve learned.

Ready to see what you’ll learn in Year 1 of the Academy? Scroll down to get started!

October 2020

Year 1 – Academic Plan – CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coaching Level 1 and CHEK Integrated Movement Science Level 1

Base Study Period – First 6 Months

The first phase of Year 1 in the CHEK Academy is about building your base knowledge.

How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy! by Paul Chek

This is the second edition of Paul’s best-selling book and includes an updated preface with the 4 Doctor Approach explained and integrated into the “How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy!” program. The Zone exercises have also been updated and the rotation diet explained in more depth.

This book will help you identify your individual health and performance needs, and explain how to address issues that may be preventing you from looking and feeling your best. Paul reveals fascinating research and airs controversial topics while providing practical suggestions for achieving peak vitality.

Anatomy & Physiology Online Workshop

Anatomy & Physiology: The purpose of this online workshop is to ensure that all students have the relevant background knowledge assumed in the three correspondence courses that are to be completed in this year.

For many this will be the first time this fascinating subject AND extremely important subject for a CHEK Professional, is covered as in depth as this. To others it will be a refresher into the subject and will ready the students for the advanced human function education ahead.

November 2020

Scientific Back Training

Scientific Back Training

Each student will receive the Scientific Back Training correspondence course via the e-learning platform.

Students will learn the functional anatomy of the torso, extremities and inner and outer unit, and their relationships to spinal health, how to use a control system approach as part of a comprehensive, holistic program for prevention and resolution of back pain, joint range of motion assessments on the lower extremities, how to apply the principles of functional anatomy when selecting stretches and exercises, proper exercise technique and selection for program development and more.

» 90 min Mentorship Call: Anatomy & Physiology Q&A

December 2020

Movement that Matters by Paul Chek

In Movement that Matters you will learn the body’s five different reflexes and how to determine the dominant reflex profile of your client. You’ll learn the importance of static and dynamic stability, how to determine if an exercise is functional based on the six defining characteristics, how to evaluate a compound movement and identify its Primal Pattern movements and  the difference between open- and closed-chain exercises.

You will also learn a number of techniques for optimal motor learning, making this book an invaluable addition to your library and your practice.

Program Design

Each student will receive the Program Design correspondence course via the e-learning platform.

A key skill for any fitness professional is being able to design individualized exercise programs that will lead to optimal performance for all types of clients; this correspondence course is designed to teach you to do just that! You will learn how to combine and manipulate acute exercise variables; not just reps and sets, but also loads, tempo and rest periods. Periodization concepts are covered and case histories are used as illustrations, bringing real-life examples to help you understand these critical factors.

» 90 min Mentorship Call: Global Business Meeting with Gavin Jennings

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