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We teach therapists the original Kinesio Taping® Method to apply the concepts to their practices and in turn provide better service to their clients. Start yourself on the road to becoming a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner with Pacific Rim Seminars.

 

In 2013 David Garcia, PT, CKTI and Jayson Goo, ATC, CKTI had the opportunity to team teach a specialized class for the US Navy’s Sea, Air, and Land warfare (S.E.A.L.S.) Physical Therapist and Trainers. David and Jayson realized the combination of two seasoned instructors provided the students an enhanced Kinesio Taping® Method, and it expedited the seminar participants' learning and experience. The decision form a partnership to team teach Kinesio Taping® Method classes together and Pacific Rim Seminars was born in 2013. Both David and Jayson still teach classes as individual instructors but work together when time and schedules permit.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Feb 21, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fit Lab Kauai, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville 96722 #G201

KINESIO® CKTT® LEVEL 1 BASIC TRAINING

KINESIO® CKTT® LEVEL 1 BASIC TRAINING

The CKTT® (Certified Kinesio Taping Technician®) is a community outreach program which is designed to introduce Kinesio Taping® specifically the use of Kinesio® Pre-cuts. Level 1 is open to everyone 14 and older. During this 2 hour workshop you will be introduced to 5 simple applications (e.g. low back, shoulder, knee, foot and ankle) as well as contraindications for the use of Kinesio® Tape.

Feb 21, 2020

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fit Lab Kauai, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville 96722 #G201

KINESIO® LEVEL 2 ADVANCED TRAINING

During this 4 hour workshop you will build on the applications learned from Level 1 and will be introduced to techniques for common sports injuries such as achilles tendinitis, hamstring strain, groin strain, ankle sprain, calf strain/tear, IT band strain, hip flexor strain, and shin splint applications. In addition, applications for shoulder support and posture enhancement will be addressed. Level 2 Advanced Training is for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and other health care or fitness professionals. Must complete CKTT workshop Level 1 and have an education in health sciences or fitness. After completion of level 2 you are eligible to take the Certified Kinesio Taping TechnicianTM (CKTT) exam and upon receiving a successful passing score on exam and maintenance of annual KTAI membership you may market yourself as a CKTT.

Feb 21, 2020

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Fit Lab Kauai, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville 96722 #G201

LEVEL 1 & LEVEL 2

KINESIO® CKTT® LEVEL 1 BASIC TRAINING

The CKTT® (Certified Kinesio Taping Technician®) is a community outreach program which is designed to introduce Kinesio Taping® specifically the use of Kinesio® Pre-cuts. Level 1 is open to everyone 14 and older. During this 2 hour workshop you will be introduced to 5 simple applications (e.g. low back, shoulder, knee, foot and ankle) as well as contraindications for the use of Kinesio® Tape.

KINESIO® LEVEL 2 ADVANCED TRAINING

During this 4 hour workshop you will build on the applications learned from Level 1 and will be introduced to techniques for common sports injuries such as achilles tendinitis, hamstring strain, groin strain, ankle sprain, calf strain/tear, IT band strain, hip flexor strain, and shin splint applications. In addition, applications for shoulder support and posture enhancement will be addressed. Level 2 Advanced Training is for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and other health care or fitness professionals. Must complete CKTT workshop Level 1 and have an education in health sciences or fitness. After completion of level 2 you are eligible to take the Certified Kinesio Taping TechnicianTM (CKTT) exam and upon receiving a successful passing score on exam and maintenance of annual KTAI membership you may market yourself as a CKTT.

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WHAT IS KINESIO TAPING?

The Kinesio Taping Method® invented and developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase in 1973. It is a treatment that is felt to prolong the effects of physiologic work done. After many unsuccessful attempts to use adhesive tapes that were commercially available, Dr. Kase developed Kinesio Tex Tape. The Kinesio Taping Method® is believed to cause physiological effects on several body systems. The systems affected by the body are thought to include the circulatory/lymphatic, neural, muscular, and fascial systems, as well as the joints. The Kinesio Taping Method® is currently being used by therapists to affect muscle tone, move lymphatic fluids, correct movement patterns, and improve posture. The Kinesio Taping Method® is a unique method of applying Kinesio Tex Tape in a specific manner to create change in the aforementioned systems. Benefits of using the tape are that it is more economical over time than other modalities, it is easy to learn and apply, there are less types of tape, and it may be used over a longer period of time.

 

The Kinesio Taping Method® differs from athletic strapping tape and other taping methods, full pain free ranges of motion and muscle movement are allowed. The Kinesio Taping Method has been developed specifically to be used in conjunction with Kinesio Tape. The Kinesio Taping Association certifies practitioners of the Kinesio Taping Method.

 

WHO IS USING KINESIO TAPE?

Physical therapists, occupational therapists, certified athletic trainers, chiropractors, physicians, manual therapists, nurses, and physiotherapists around the world are using Kinesio Tape for many dysfunctions on a wide spectrum from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder to turf toe. Today, though Kinesio Tex Tape is used primarily by non-athletic populations, it is also used by high profile athletes.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

CKTP® 

With an ever growing foundation of health professionals desiring and willing to become certified in the Kinesio Taping® Method, the Kinesio Taping Association International (KTAI) has designed a certification process that will allow dedicated practitioners to earn their designation as a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP®): 

KINESIO TAPE 

For more information on Kinesio Tape, visit the official website.

CEUs 

Continuing Education Units: Continuing Education Units:  KT 1, 2, 3, PT 8 hours continuing education credits per class pending State of Hawaii Physical Therapy Board approval renewal, KT 4, 7.5 CE pending  State of Hawaii Physical Therapy Board approval  DC: self submission to your organization; HI  8 hours continuing education credits  via Hawaii Chiropractic Association. Approved provider for AOTA (Provider # 4489). ATC’s may submit 8 hour’s per class (32 total) for class “D” ceu’s. National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) Continuing Education Approved Provider (Provider #450030-06).