INDO BOARD WORKSHOP – Westlake Village, CA 11-20-2010

Indo Board is proud to partner with Jon Ham of Fitness on the Run to launch our Continuing Education Workshops on the West Coast. Jon has many years of experience using the Indo Board as a tool with his high profile clients in the Los Angeles area. Jon is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer with a bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from University of Illinois. Jon also competed on the Varsity Gymnastics Team and was a member of the team that finished 3rd in the NCAA Championships in 1998 and a Big Ten Championships bronze medal winner on the High Bar in 2001. Jon recognizes that the Indo Board brings a fun, totally unique and highly effective way of training balance, proprioception, core strength and kinetic chain stability and uses the Indo Board with every client that he trains.

‚ÄĘ ACE (American Council on Exercise) – 0.6
‚ÄĘ AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) – 3.5
‚ÄĘ NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) – 0.7
‚ÄĘ NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Assoc.) – 0.6
‚ÄĘ ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) – .10

Course Objectives
Introduce the basic principles, applications and benefits of functional balance training.
Explain the concept of using functional balance training to improve neuromuscular response, proprioception, postural awareness and kinetic chain function for all clients from youth through seniors and non-athletes through competitive athletes.
Teach the proper methods of client assessment as it pertains to balance, proprioception, core stability and posture using Indo Board Balance Trainers.
Introduce Indo Board products and explain differences and variety of uses of each product as well as the differences between Indo Board products and other popular balance training products on the market.
Demonstrate the safest and most effective methods of using Indo Board products.
Introduce instability resistance training and demonstrate how these integrated exercises benefit clients.
Discuss and demonstrate scalability and progression of Indo Board exercises using each Indo Board product.
Discuss and demonstrate movements and exercises developed for:
Improving balance
Proprioceptive conditioning or retraining
Kinetic chain assessment
Conditioning and strengthening of specific muscle groups and joint structures
Conditioning and improving core strength
Injury prevention
Introduce a fun, innovative, safe and effective way for personal trainers to improve the quality of life of all clients through balance training.

Indo Board Workshop for Fitness Professionals

Calling all Fitness Professionals! Indo Board is launching Indo Board Workshops for Fitness Professionals. The first workshop will be held in New York City at Crunch Fitness’ Kips Bay Location on October 29, 2010 from 9:oo A.M. to 5:00 P.M.. The second workshop will be held in Westlake Villiage in California at the Chiropractic Sports Institute on November 20, 2010 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.. Get some CEU’s, Continuing Education Units, for your re-certification and become and Indo Board Instructor. These will be fun events! Hope to see you THERE! http://indoboard.com/continuing_education/

Indo Board and TRX launch fusion class at 2010 IHRSA show

About a year ago Indo Board and Fitness Anywhere discussed the possibility of creating a fusion class that would combine movements and exercises from the Indo Board Balance Trainer and the TRX Suspension Training system. The goal was to create a challenging, functional and fun workout that focused on improving balance, stability and core strength.   Thanks to the help of the experts at TRX and our Indo Board Master Trainers Jon Ham and You-Lee Rodriquez, the class was launched at the 2010 IHRSA show.  Indo Board and TRX collaborated on this project to create a workout that further challened the TRX user by taking the normally stable contact point of a TRX movement (whether that is the feet or hands) and adding instability to that point.  The net result is a workout that provides significantly increased muscular activation along with providing a more dynamic challenge to the balance and stabilization systems of the user.  Below are some highlights from the class.

 

Indo Board at IHRSA 2010

Last weekend the Indo Board crew attended the 2010 IHRSA (International Health, Racquet¬†and Sportsclub Association)¬†Trade Show at the San Diego Convention Center.¬† It was¬†the¬†first time we have exhibited at a major fitness industry tradeshow and the response was unreal.¬† Indo Board brought its unique brand of action sports balance training to a trade show that has traditionally been more about the weight machines that you see in most gyms and¬†old school “aerobics” ¬†style group fitness¬†classes.¬† Our unique blend of functional balance training mixed with our core, action-sports¬†mindset had people talking.¬† Attending the show for¬†Indo Board¬†were Indo Board Founder and President, Hunter Joslin, Vice President of Operations, Chip Martoccia and Indo Board Master Fitness Trainers, Jon Ham and You-Lee Rodriguez.¬† The Indo Board booth remained busy during the entire show with representatives from health clubs all over the world stopping by to¬†learn more about our unique balance training products.¬† Also on display were¬†some of the most intense and impressive balance training routines available.¬†¬†You-Lee Rodriguez, a highly sought after personal trainer out of New York City,¬†exhibited some¬†mind-blowing balance training techniques that had the crowd mesmerized.¬† Overall the show was a great success and a¬†big step in Indo Board’s quest to become a household name¬†in¬†the fitness industry.