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Friday, May 30, 2008

POSE Running Technique & Mechanics Clinic

POSE Running Technique & Mechanics Clinic
With Carl Borg
June 21-22, 2008
Capital Jiu Jitsu/CrossFit Loudoun-Dulles 606, 23520 Overland Dr., Dulles, VA 20166; (703) 651-5940.

This seminar is for beginning and advanced runners alike. Participants will receive two days of run instruction on the POSE Method and mechanics of running. Each individual will receive feedback on their run technique via video analysis (before and after) during the seminar and six weeks of homework to be completed in the weeks following. During the seminar individuals will be put through drills to transform and improve their running style to a more efficient and effective method, while improving race times and decreasing the chance for injury. A portion of the seminar will also be spent on injury prevention for runners and any other questions participants may have. Each participant will receive a Tempo Trainer to aid in training. Only 18 spots are available so act fast to bring your running to the next level!

What is the POSE Method?
The POSE Method is a system for teaching human movement developed by 2-time Olympic Coach Dr. Nicholas Romanov. The name of the method comes from the word “pose,” or “body position.” During movement, the body passes through an infinite number of positions. Most of the positions (or poses) are transitional movements and are the result, not the cause, of proper positioning. The ability of certain poses to integrate the whole chain of preceding and subsequent movements into one whole, wasting no energy on inconsequential movement laid the foundation of the POSE Method.

What can it do for you?
The POSE Method can be applied to any human movement. In sports, application of the POSE Method can dramatically improve training and racing performance, help prevent injuries and give a competitive edge. The first POSE Technique was made available to the general public, published for the first time in Russia in 1981, in 1997 and was the first official and complete running technique on the market. With a number of running styles available today, the Pose Method of Running is currently the only method for teaching running technique and the only running technique in the world scientifically proven to reduce impact on the knees by 50 percent.

Who is this guy?
Carl Borg is a level 1 CrossFit trainer and a level 1 coach in the POSE Method and with USA Triathlon. He also holds certifications with the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) and CFT. Currently, Carl is a trainer in both CrossFit and endurance sports at CrossFit Newport Beach/Genetic Potential and travels the county with Brian Mackenzie (gym owner) presenting and assisting at the CrossFit Run and Endurance Certifications. Carl has been active in adventure and endurance sports for 21 years. In 1994, he began racing cross-country mountain bikes, and has been racing in the expert class XC since 1996. If this wasn’t enough, Carl is also ranked as a Cat 4 in road racing. His other competitive experience ranges from sprint and Olympic distance triathlons to recently completing two 50-mile trail runs within a four-month period. The summer of 2008 will mark his first attempt at the Angeles Crest 100-Mile Ultra Marathon.

Clinic Information:
When: Saturday and Sunday, June 21-22, 2008, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day with a 1-hour lunch break for lunch. (Lunch is on your own—there are several restaurants nearby.)

Where: Capital Jiu Jitsu/CrossFit Loudoun-Dulles 606, 23520 Overland Dr., Dulles, VA 20166; (703) 651-5940.

Contact: Tes Salb; tes_salb@yahoo.com; (703) 307-6451.

Cost & Payment: The early registration fee is $300/person until June 10. A deposit of $150 must be received, along with an application, prior to June 5 to reserve a spot, with the remainder to be paid no later than June 15. Late registration (after June 10) will be $350 and will be required in full. Only 18 spots are available so register early to hold your spot. Mail checks or cash, along with application, to Tes Salb, POSE Seminar, 14155 Lotus Lane #1225, Centreville, VA 20120.

Seminar Information
Pariticipants will receive video analysis, be critiqued individually on running style and will receive homework to do for 6 weeks after the seminar to improve their running technique. Each person will also receive a Tempo Trainer for cadence training and information on injury prevention and much more.

1 comment:

Ray said...

!!$%#$!@!@#! CF Old Town... A POSE clinic double booked with a level one cert!? Curse you presenting wonderful opportunities I can not simultaniously attend!

... Seriously, there are a lot of folks following along online with the great work y'all are doing, and even though we're not along side you, you're teaching us every step of the way. Please continue to write, Write, WRITE about everything you do and learn. Your work makes us all stronger.