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Combi FMS - Level 1 & Level 2

Course description:
The Level 1 course is designed to teach the exercise professional how to effectively provide a movement profile and corrective exercise intervention for active individuals. Put simply, the FMS is a ranking and grading system that documents 7 movement patterns that are key to normal function. By screening these patterns, the FMS readily identifies functional limitations and asymmetries. These are issues that can reduce the effects of functional training and physical conditioning and distort body awareness. The following patterns will be screened:
1. Deep Squat
2. Hurdle Step
3. Inline Lunge
4. Shoulder Mobility
5. Active Straight-Leg Raise
6. Trunk Stability Push-Up
7. Rotary Stability

The goal of this workshop is to introduce you and your staff to the benefits of utilizing this orthopedic screening process since functional movement patterns are the base for core training. At the heart of the system are the Functional Movement Screen score and the movement patterns, which are directly linked to the most beneficial corrective exercises to restore mechanically sound movement patterns.


The FMS (level 2) Advanced Corrective Exercises workshop is designed for the FMS Specialist who wants more insight into the system.  The focus will be on using the screen to direct your exercise recommendations and progressions. There will be additional assessments and functional exercises and how they influence the FMS.

Key Concepts:  

Remove the Negative
Performance vs Durability
Are you Correcting or conditioning?
Are you targeting the Weak Link?
Challenge vs Difficult.

This workshop will combine lecture, demonstration and  a lot of lab experience. The practical part includes lots of 'advanced corrective exercise essentials', like chopping and lifting, dead-lifting variations and rolling techniques! you learn new additional tests and functional exercises and learn how these will influence the FMS! Important parts of the popular secrets DVD-series are integrated in the course.

Specifically, the Functional Movement Screen is a grading system created to assess and document functional movement patterns. By assessing these patterns, functional limitations and asymmetries are readily identified. Basic movement pattern limitations can reduce the effects of functional training and distort proprioception.

The FMS simplifies the concept of movement and its impact on the body. Its streamlined system has benefits for everyone involved - individuals, exercise professionals, and physicians.

Communication - The FMS utilizes simple language, making it easy for individuals, exercise professionals, and physicians to communicate clearly about progress and treatment.

Evaluation - The screen effortlessly identifies asymmetries and limitations, diminishing the need for extensive testing and analysis.

Standardization - The FMS creates a functional baseline to mark progress and provides a means to measure performance.

Safety - The FMS quickly identifies dangerous movement patterns so that they can be addressed. It also indicates an individual’s readiness to perform exercise so that realistic goals can be set and achieved.

Corrective Strategies - The FMS can be applied at any fitness level, simplifying corrective strategies of a wide array of movement issues. It identifies specific exercises based on individual FMS scores to instantly create customized treatment plans.


Improves functional and athletic performance
Helps to reduce the potential for training and sports injuries
Provides a simple grading system to assess athlete/client movement
Can be easily utilized in both the athletic/sports medicine and general fitness professionals
Identifies physical imbalances or weaknesses
Rehabilitates imbalances and strengthens weaknesses with simple corrective exercises
Allow trainers to better individualize training programs for greater athlete/client results
Teaches the trainer and athlete/client to Identify the difference between movement quality and movement quantity.
Allows athletic trainers, strength and conditioning specialist , personal trainers and physical therapists to identify current injury trends and stats as they relate to the prevention of non-contact injuries.
Allows trainers to Identify potential cause and effect relationships of mirco-trauma as well chronic injuries in relation to movement asymmetries.

Website Functional Movement Systems:


Corrective Exercise is an art and a science. But the artistic side of corrective exercise takes center stage as progressions are adapted to the responses of the individual(s). What follows is the best "blueprint" we can provide for addressing issues found in the FMS screen. However, please keep the art of corrective exercise in mind and be open to adapting to the individual.

Below is a general blueprint or a set of guidelines for you to follow, but you may run into situations when it is necessary to go outside of these rules:

Mobility patterns: Active straight leg raise and Shoulder mobility
Motor control or stability: Rotary stability and trunk stability push up
Functional patterning: Inline lunge, hurdle step and deep squat

General corrective strategie blueprint:

Soft tissue work: stick, foam roller, massage
Assisted stretching, mobilisations
Self mobilisations, stretching
Activation or re-education of movement patterns( including reactive neuromuscular training)
Static motor control
Dynamic motor control
Resistance exercise


Provide more insight into implementing the FMS into your training philosophy
Enhance your ability to use the FMS progress from corrective exercise to functional and traditional exercises.
Introduce other assessment techniques which complement the FMS
Describe traditional and non-traditional strength and conditioning exercises and how they fit into the FMS system.

Location of the course: HumanMotion BV

Klaaskampen 19C
1251KN Laren


Recommendations to stay during the course:



Less than 300 meters from our office we have a nice Bed&Breakfast called: Het Hof van Laren.
For more information go to: 

Hotel de Witte Bergen in Eemnes is for some courses HumanMotion does in the Netherlands; it is 5 minutes away (by car) from our office.

Amsterdam, is only 35 kilometres from the hotel. Amersfoort and Utrecht are only 20 kilometres away. The airport is 48 kilometers from the hotel.


From the Airport / Amsterdam city center.
We advise to travel by train from Schiphol airport to Hilversum and get a taxi from the trainstation Hilversum to Klaaskampen 19C. Total cost would be around: (1 way) € 10,00 for the train from Schiphol to Hilversum and approximately € 22,50 for the taxi from train station Hilversum to our location (all prices are estimated prices)

the phone number to make a taxi reservation is: +31 35 531 8080 (taxi Eemnes) Mostly there are also taxi’s on the station as well you can ask them for their rates.

You can by your train ticket at the train stations


Stuart Elwell

Since graduating from Coventry University, Stuart has developed a clinical focus on injury prevention and screening. In his previous role as a First Team Physiotherapist with West Bromwich Albion F ... 

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Since graduating from Coventry University, Stuart has developed a clinical focus on injury prevention and screening. In his previous role as a First Team Physiotherapist with West Bromwich Albion Football Club, Stuart was part of a leading sports medicine department, priding themselves on player availability and career longevity. 

Price€ 975,00
Including syllabus. A lunch is served.
Reception Date(s)23-11-2018 at 08:30
24-11-2018 at 08:00
24-11-2018 at 13:00
25-11-2018 at 08:00
Start time(s)23-11-2018 at 08:30
24-11-2018 at 08:30
24-11-2018 at 13:30
25-11-2018 at 08:30
Ending time(s)23-11-2018 at 18:00
24-11-2018 at 13:00
24-11-2018 at 18:00
25-11-2018 at 18:00
LocationLaren (Nh)
Speaker(s)Stuart Elwell
Terms and conditionsTerms and conditions
LeadJ. Smeenge
Contact Hours26
Min-max participants40-60
Accreditation11 punten voor algemeen-/sportfysiotherapeut, 1.2 CEU's + 12 punten voor algemeen-/sportfysiotherapeut, 1.2 CEU's
Duration4 day(s)