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Becoming a MAT Specialist

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The Certification Program

• A 10-Month MAT Certification Program 

• Instruction and practical application over 8 – 3 day weekends

     (Friday: 9:30 - 5:30)

     (Saturday: 8:30 - 5:30)

     (Sunday: 8:30 - 4:00)

• Course Outline

     Week 1 & 2 - Lower Body

     Week 3 & 4 - Upper Body

     Week 5 & 6 - Trunk & Spine

     Week 7 & 8 - Cervical Spine & Accessory Muscles & Integration

• All classes are directed specifically towards each interns educational background 


MAT Commitment

• 176 hours of education on the MAT Technique, which includes lecture and practical work 

• Covers all components of Muscle Activation Techniques™, including muscle function, origin and insertion points, and palpation methods. 

• In depth analysis of gait, function, muscular integration and orthotic therapy 

• Education on the thought processes of all related therapy techniques 

• An understanding that will enable each person to evaluate compensation patterns that lead to tight muscles as well as pain and injury


Testing Requirements

• Midterm is a 4 hour combined written and practical exam 

• Final exam consist of an extensive 8 hour combined written and practical exam administrated by select MAT Master Level Specialist. 


Continuing Education Requirements

• 16 hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain the Specialist status

• Courses include Precision Palpation classes, Master Level workshops, and Jumpstart courses


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