This is an opportunity for your EMMETT expertise to shine, whilst helping others to assist themselves.
Are you eligible?
To be eligible to put yourself forward for EMM-Tech Tutor training you must have completed the full EMMETT Technique Practitioner training to Module 6 Review OR have your Module 6 Review booked and in plan shortly after the Tutor Training date. All Full EMMETT Practitioners are free to attend this full, exciting extra day of training to discover whether or not they have what it takes to teach EMM-Tech to others. Attendance doesn’t automatically guarantee acceptance as a Tutor. It is not for everybody. But your technique and finesse will benefit enormously across all 11 moves by putting a teacher’s hat on for the day, being careful with the clarity of your finger positions and being forced to clearly articulate how to do each move to others. It completes the “see one, feel one, do one……teach one” learning cycle. And as such is a valuable addition to your EMMETT Training.
What is EMM-Tech?
It is a short 8 hour course that includes 11 EMMETT releases. It is taught in a way that makes it suitable for anyone to learn – no massage tables, no anatomy charts, no anatomical language. It is the realisation of Ross’s vision of his technique being taken to the wider community so individuals can look after themselves, their family and friends.
EMM-Tech Tutors tutor their clients, friends, family, colleagues or local community members in small groups – anything from just 2 to 10 people. It is a fun filled day and everybody gets to see the wow factor. And being the one to show it is the biggest thrill!
Which EMMETT Releases are taught on the EMM-Tech Course
What happens on the Tutor Training day?
Tutor Training involves going through all of the 11 moves to make sure you are absolutely clear with them. You will be shown you how to clearly demonstrate each move to others, paying particular attention to the clarity of your finger positions and the words you use. You will practise in groups of 3 teaching each other – 1 person will play Tutor, 1 the audience and 1 the demo body and then everyone will swap over. We don’t ask anyone to teach in front of the whole group so fear not.
We also talk about what’s involved in setting up a course, running the course, managing the group, the admin involved before and after the course and of course the finances. It is a relaxed training with some like-minded EMMETT therapists.
What happens after the Tutor Training Day?
If you enjoy the training and feel and display confidence with the teaching you may progress to the next stage. We don’t expect you to be perfect on the day. Continuing your study and practice at home will of course be necessary. The next stage would be connecting with one of our Tutor Mentors – an established EMM-Tech Tutor – whose courses you can attend and practise your teaching with 1 or 2 moves. Once the Mentor feels you’re ready to go you will be eligible to sign up to teach your own courses. The Mentor will be assessing your skills: use of clear language, clarity of finger positions and student management.
Financial arrangements for EMM-Tech
The price for the EMM-Tech Tutor Training day is £110. Upon signing up as a Tutor there is a £60 license fee for a 2 year license plus ongoing payment of 25% of any student fees you collect.
Why be an EMM-Tech Tutor?
EMM-Tech Tutoring is a WIN WIN WIN all round!
For the Tutor – you become an “expert” therapist in the eyes of your clients (students) and they will refer more clients to you.
For the community – they get fabulous skills for life.
For EMMETT – the more people who hear and know about the magic of EMMETT the better for everyone!
Already an EMM-Tech Tutor?
Just a reminder that to keep your skills fresh and accurate, your contract states you need to attend the EMM-Tech Tutor training every 2 years (at half price because you are repeating). To register your place on either course, get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional EMMETT Technique training is offered to those who have achieved EMMETT Practitioner status. These “advanced” workshops really take the EMMETT Technique to a whole new level. The releases taught are the developments Ross has made since first putting together the Modular course.
There are 6 levels of EMMETT Professional (EP) training: EP1 – EP6. Each level is taught over 2 days and cost £300 / €340 and £150 / €170 for repeaters. EP’s are generally scheduled with an interval of 2 – 4 months. At EP6 a written and practical assessment is offered and a Certificate of Proficiency awarded when a pass is achieved. This qualifies the participant as an Advanced EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
Assessment is optional. A Certificate of Attendance is provided where the participant is not assessed. EP workshops are attended in numerical order.
The price for the EMM-Tech Tutor Training day is £110.
Upon signing up as a Tutor there is a £60 license fee for a 2 year licence plus ongoing payment of 25% of any student fees you collect.
I came to know the Emmett Technique almost by accident as an EMM-Tech day had been organised by my Body Control Pilates teacher. I had not researched it (unlike me) and on the day was ‘blown away’. When I looked up about the courses I found that Ross was still in the UK, I immediately signed up for Modules 1&2. I was not disappointed is an understatement! As a Chronic Pain Management Specialist Doctor I perform many, many injections, including acupuncture. Since learning Emmett I am using it with as many patients as I can, some with some acupuncture as well but several, at the moment with only Emmett, particularly with shoulder problems. The increased range of movement and the pain relief they achieve is amazing. I am so looking forward to the other modules.
Dr. Liz Garthwaite, Specialist in Chronic Pain Management and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
I am a deep tissue massage therapist and am also qualified in other forms of massage, Reflexology, and Reiki. I came across the EMMETT Technique quite by accident. I was looking for an alternative treatment for my prolonged neck problem, as the usual treatments (various forms of massages, chiropractic, acupuncture) had no effect. It was while I was at one of these alternative appointments, the therapist used an EMMETT move that had an immediate effect and had worked where all else had failed. I was so impressed, I signed up for the start of the next course.
Lesley Wootten, Deep Tissue Massage Therapist and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
The Emmett Technique is the most valuable ‘tool’ in my ‘tool box’! It works perfectly with my Pilates practice and I have been able to treat many of my clients with outstanding success. From stiff necks, painful shoulders, tight hamstrings, and poor balance – the list is endless, the treatment quick and painless and the results amazing. It is very rewarding to be able to offer such a service ‘on the spot’ and demonstrate how one can use the ‘moves on oneself’ as I do frequently! I am very much looking forward to completing my training.
Brigitte Tetlow, Body Control Pilates Instructor and EMMETT Technique student.
I’m still blown away with what I learned at the EMM-Tech course. (July 2012). This stuff is incredible. I’m implementing it into my own movement and correction assessment with mind-boggling results. I am finding that I am replacing my normal practice of foam rolling and PNF stretches with Emmett moves. It’s because I’m getting lightning results which enables me to progress quickly with positive body movement exercise. I am getting a lot of hands-on practice with my personal training clients and leaving them happy but confused. Comments like “that’s not supposed to happen so easily” or” it’s a mind trick” and “how the hell do you explain that” are comments received. I have tried the calf release and the foot balance technique with amazing feedback. And results. My clients are going crazy about it. This simple but effective system will be a fantastic tool for my training and business. I want to learn more. I can’t wait.Chris Burford. Personal Trainer and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
I have been using the Emmett Technique for 2 years now in my practice as a body therapist. I love the simplicity and practicality of it. It is so accessible and can be used to help people with many different issues. There is so much we can do quickly and effectively to help ease pain and ill health, and the Emmett Technique has become a key skill which I use every day. My clients now come requesting Emmett specifically as the message is spreading fast at how effective it is.Cathy Vivian, Bowen Therapist, and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
I see a lady for Personal training who has fibromyalgia and is in pain most of the time. Since I have introduced Emmett to her she can now have a pain free afternoon and evening. Most of her issues are in the upper body and so we have concentrated on the shoulder, neck and arms move with psoas to balance. The pain relief can often be instant, in some cases, the discomfort is radically reduced. It introduces a better quality of life and enables her to enjoy her activities more. As we work more the moves have more effect and her confidence (and smile) grows.
I also work with an elderly gentleman who has ataxia which affects his gait and balance. This greatly impacts his day to day activity and reduces his confidence to get around primarily for fear of falling. I have introduced Emmett foot balance, calf release and psoas to him. The results regarding balance have been amazing. He has gone from a wobble to standing on one leg! Imagine what that has done to his confidence. Admittedly he needs regular work and we do personal training together but we are both impressed with the results. He calls me his “witch” and in this context, I really don’t mind.
Wendy Hamilton, Body Control Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer and EMMETT Technique Practitioner & Instructor.
One of my patients had a persistent pain in the side of his leg that had resisted several attempts at treatment over a number of months – including painful deep tissue work along the iliotibial band. I tried the Emmett ITB move on him once and he reported an immediate change. The pain went away and has not returned.David Hallam, McTimoney Chiropractor, and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
The use of Emmett Therapy has hugely enhanced the outcome of my treatments of clients with MS, stroke and Parkinsons disease – particularly in the area of balance and core stability. I have recently been invited to be the physiotherapist for Tenbury Wells Amateur boxing club; Emmett Therapy allows me to treat the boxers in a gym environment without special equipment, plinths etc. Minor injuries can be resolved straight away without a need for a break in training. I have also treated my son who has experienced painful leg muscles for years as a result of toe walking. He no longer has pain and is able to play rugby and football with less risk of injury.
Liz Boland, Physiotherapist and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
Ross Emmett’s Technique is the quickest most effective treatment out there. By incorporating it into my existing disciplines clients invariably have a positive change to their pain or discomfort within the first session, which quite often is all that is needed. Learning with Ross and his team has improved my assessment skills, shown the great importance of words in treatments and provided me with a system of working using precision, purpose, and meaning to bring about the fastest outcome for my clients. The Emmett Technique is also a fabulous stand-alone quick fix treatment that I use regularly in gyms to increase peoples range of movement or rid them of that training niggle.
The Emmett Technique is a valuable part of my everyday practice in treating patients. The general feedback I get from those who have experienced the technique is they feel they maintain a sense of well being for a longer period of time and some folks have been amazed by the deep effective changes that can be achieved from a relatively subtle application. In essence, they don’t require so many treatments and contrary to some beliefs, this is ‘good for business’. Thank you, Ross, for sharing your skills!!Heather Lamacraft, McTimoney Chiropractor, Homeopath, NST Bowen therapist and EMMETT Technique Practitioner.
I have been a massage therapist for 12 years. Integrating the Emmett Technique using Ross’ theory, application methods with massage has created for me a treatment that transcends anything else I have ever done. What amazing results! Both fit each other like a hand to a glove feeling completely natural and effortless. Muscles at full length and fully relaxed using massage can now be recharged by using the most gentle of pressure. The Emmett Technique has changed the way I think, feel and touch. The response and results from my clients are truly amazing and of all the treatments I use, the Emmett Technique excites me the most.Ben Pianese, Sports Massage Therapist and EMMETT Technique Practitioner .
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