Dr. Ashley hamilton
movement fundamentals


6/92-100 Champion Road, Newport, 3015.

Dr. Ashley hamilton
movement fundamentals

This is a 2 Day Melbourne Course for Therapists & Coaches who are wanting to become the GO TO Practitioner/Coach when it comes to working with Individuals in the Gym 

Build upon your current knowledge while also being provided a Simple, Effective & Results Driven Framework to guide you through the most common challenges presented by your clients. 

Date: 16th & 17th September, 2023

Time: 9am - 5pm



DAY 1 - upper body

Stress & Autonomic Nervous System

  • Parasympathetic (Rest & Digest)  / Sympathetic (Fight & Flight)
  • Stress Cup Analogy (Understand how Injuries occur) 
  • Understand Equilibrium & how the Body Heals itself 
  • Determine what they HAVE & what they NEED

Upper Limb Case History 

  • Learn to ask the right Questions to receive clues for Programming 
  • Learn Mechanism of Injury 
  • Program Considerations
  • How Stress impacts the individual 
  • Deficits in Training 
  • Agonist/Antagonist Programming 
  • Soft Tissue Benefits 
  • Recovery 
  • Rest/Load/Frequency with Training

Movement Assessment & Exercise Prescription

  • Learn to Assess Movement limitations with your Clients 
  • Hands off assessments that you can apply Online/F2F
  • Know how to find the Low Hanging Fruit Fast

Breathings Influence on Biomechanics 

  • Identify Dysfunctional Breathing patterns 
  • Improve C02 Tolerance
  • Breathing & Posture 
  • Breathing & Back Pain 
  • Breathing & Shoulder Pain

Centre of Mass (COM) & Compression/Expansion 

  • Understanding COM & Exercise Prescription

Upper Limb (Rib Cage/Shoulder/Back/Elbow Biomechanics) 

  • In Depth Understanding of Functional Anatomy 
  • Understand Force Distribution along the chain 
  • Local vs Global Approaches

Programming Variables to work around Pain 

  • Tempo
  • Partial Ranges of motion 
  • ROM (Stretching) & Modifying the range of motion
  • MVP (Activation)
  • COM 
  • Pauses 
  • ICE 
  • TUT 
  • Cardiovascular/Metabolic 
  • Constraints (Walls)
  • LOAD 
  • REPS 
  • SETS 

Addressing Common Gym Dysfunctions 

  • Common Elbow Pain Causes
  • Common Shoulder Pain Causes 
  • Common Lifting Niggles Causes

Practical Sessions

DAY 2 - lower body

Lower Limb Movement Assessment 

  • Understand How to Screen the Hip/Knee/Foot
  • Hands off Approach so can apply Online/F2F
  • Identify Key areas of Focus for Programming 

Pelvis & Hip Biomechanics 

  • In Depth knowledge of Movement Dysfunctions & Anatomy of the Pelvis/Hip
  • Programming Considerations 

Knee Biomechanics 

  • In Depth knowledge of the Knee Movement Dysfunctions & Anatomy of the Knee 
  • Programming Considerations 
  • Common Presentations 

Foot Biomechanics 

  • Understand the movements of the Foot 
  • Understand how to apply Foot pressures to training 
  • Understanding how to Improve Ankle ROM 
  • Understanding COM & how that impacts the Foot/Ankle 

Centre of Mass & Exercise Prescription 

  • Coupled Motions Cheat Sheet 

How to Maximise your Glute Engagement (Where most people go wrong)

  • Optimising Exercise Selection using COM 
  • Optimising Exercise Execution 
  • Optimising Foot Pressures 
  • Optimising Hip Extension before Knee Extension 

Addressing Common Lower Limb Niggles 

  • Back / Hips / Knees / Foot 
  • Understanding “why” you choose a specific exercise 
  • Using your assessments to determine progress

ICE Principle for Exercise Progression/Regressions 

  • Isometric 
  • Concentric
  • Eccentric 
  • When do you prioritise each Method 

Practical Sessions 

Secure Your Spot
Early Bird Offer Expires Soon!

This is your opportunity to join an exceptional community of practitioners and coaches committed to eliminating pain and changing lives through Movement Fundamentals. Secure your enrolment now at the exclusive early bird rate of just $440, valid until September 4th.

By joining now, you’ll gain access to a wealth of knowledge and hands-on techniques that will propel you to the forefront of your field.

Act Now to Save!

The early bird special of $440 ends on the 4th ofSeptember, after which the investment will increase to $597. 

Seize this moment to invest in your professional journey and acquire the skills you need to deliver exceptional results for your clients.

Enrol in Dr. Ash Hamilton’s Movement Fundamentals Course today and position yourself as the practitioner or coach who stands out from your competition.


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