Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

    • How to use this course

    • Course Disclaimer (REQUIRED)

  • 2

    Introduction to Breathing and Biomechanics

    • Breathing and Biomechanics

    • Course Lecture - Breathing and Biomechanics

  • 3

    Assessing the Breath

    • Positional Breathing Assessment

    • Course Lecture - Positional Breathing Assessment

    • Toe Touch Assessment

    • Squat Assessment

    • Shoulder Flexion Assessment

    • Back Scratch Assessment

    • Hip Flexion Assessment

    • Breathing Assessment

    • Straight Leg Raise Assessment

  • 4

    Positional Breathing and Exercise Selection

    • Positional Breathing and Exercise Selection

    • Course Lecture - Positional Breathing and Exercise Selection

    • Breathing and Biomechanics Case Study

  • 5

    Upper and Lower Body Exercise Application

    • Positional Coaching Introduction

    • Course Lecture - Positional Coaching Introduction

    • Supine Position Breakdown

    • Side Lying Position Breakdown

    • Quadruped Position Breakdown

    • Half Kneeling Position Breakdown

    • Tall Kneeling Position Breakdown

    • Toe Touch Position Breakdown

    • Squat Position Breakdown

  • 6

    Post-Course Assessment *Required*

    • Final Quiz

Course Instructor

Chris Kelly, CSCS, PES, CES

Chris Kelly is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist and Certified Exercise Specialist and owner of Fitness Rehab, a company that specializes in post rehabilitation fitness and movement training. Over the past 14 years, Chris has worked with clients ranging from those attempting to avoid or recover from back, neck and shoulder surgery to professional golfers and soccer players. His approach combines extensive education in multiple systems which include Functional Range Conditioning, Postural Restoration, Neurokinetic Therapy, Bill Hartman’s Intensive and EXOS Performance training. He is passionate about helping all those he works with understand their body better and view training in a holistic manner which balances performance AND health. In his role as a teacher, his mission is to greatly simplify the process of helping others by teaching them to breath and better manage gravity as part of a holistic plan of care. He has educated hundreds of physical therapists, massage therapists and personal trainers in this approach to training as well as topics such as movement screening, rehabilitative core training, exercise prescription/modification and much more. His course offerings currently include an Introduction to Biomechanics and Breathing as well as a Human Movement Foundations of Gait and Position.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credit is available for the following professionals.


Southeast Sports Seminars is an approved provider of Continuing Education for Massage Therapists and Bodywork Professionals through the NCBTMB. Provider #1353


Southeast Sports Seminars is an approved provider of continuing education for chiropractors through the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards.  7.5 CE hours are available  in all states where The PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards is accepted. States approved by PACE: AK, ID, IN, IA, KS, MA, ME, MD, MN, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OR, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WY, Puerto Rico and Nova Scotia.


This course content is accepted as 7.5 hours of online (distance learning) continuing education credit for physical therapists and PTAs in the following states: AL, AZ, GA, IA, ID, MA, MI, MO, NE, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, WA, WI

For any specific questions regarding continuing education hours and approvals, please email us at

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