Teaching is a passion of mine and an important tool in my clinical toolbox. Educational workshops for athletes are a great way to educate a whole group of athletes that share common goals.
An educated athlete makes fewer training errors, is aware of their limitations, and proactively puts in the work to prevent injury.
Shouldn’t that be every athlete? Wouldn’t you want your team/club/group to reap the same benefits?
My experience with delivering workshops for athletes
I have spent my whole career putting on talks for local athletic groups (i.e: runners, cyclists, soccer clubs, dancing studios). This includes recreational and competitive athletes, as well as athletes of all age groups.
Here are some common workshop categories:
- Sport-specific injury prevention workshop (i.e.: “Prevention of tendon injuries in runners”)
- Injury-specific clinic (i.e.: “Understanding leg and foot injuries in dancers”)
- Sport-specific strength & conditioning session
My most recent workshop creation is the “Resilient Runner Workshop”, a 4-session clinic for runners which covers several topics, including why runners get injured, preparation, recovery, mobility, stability, and strength & conditioning.
All workshops are small-group format, so all participants get the necessary attention. All proceeds from the workshops for athletes get donated to a local charity.
Are you interested in putting on a workshop for your athletes?
Would your running group benefit from a talk on injury prevention?
Are you and your cycling buddies looking for ways to reduce neck and knee pain on your long rides?
Want to educate your clients on the most effective mobility routines for weight-lifters?
Do you feel your dancers could benefit from dance-specific strength training, but you don’t know where to start?
I am open to ideas and suggestions and am more than willing to expand my repertoire of available workshops. If you are interested in learning from a sports injury specialist, we should talk.