Injury-Free Running Fitness Education Course

Injury-Free Running

Within a year, 65% of runners will be injured to a point where they will need to reduce their training. This 7-hour session will allow participants to develop an understanding of the mechanics involved in running, how to assess the runner, training and recovery techniques and dynamic warm-up exercises. In addition, exercise rehabilitation of common running injuries like IT band syndrome, hip flexor tightness, plantar fasciitis and shin splints will be covered. This course is designed for fitness and rehabilitation professionals that would like learn how to train their clients to run injury-free. Join Ironman finisher and outdoor adventurer, Rick Kaselj, as he helps to keep you and your running clients injury-free.



  • The mechanics of running
  • How to assess runners
  • Run training and recovery techniques
  • Dynamic warm-up exercises will be discussed and demonstrated
  • Exercise programs for IT band syndrome, hip flexor tightness, plantar fasciitis and shin splints

Please note: During the class we will perform running and joint assessments. It is important to wear clothing that allows for an accurate running assessment and joint assessment. Please wear shorts or biking shorts, and a t-shirt or sports top along with running shoes.


LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC

ROOM: 1812

DATES: Sunday, February 24, 2013 – 8:45 am to 4:00 pm (6 contact hours)

**** This will be the only time this course will be offered, and I am not sure if I will be teaching it in 2014. ****

– $149 plus HST – prior to February 15
– $194 plus HST – after February 26

Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.


Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES

Rick Kaselj specializes in exercise rehabilitation, post-rehab, active rehabilitation, exercise therapy, and corrective exercise. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings training people who have been injured at work, in car accidents, and during sport activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has given over 233 presentations to 4,531 fitness professionals and consumers across Canada, while continuing to work in rehabilitation centers, physiotherapy clinics, fitness clubs, and personal training studios. Rick recently completed his Masters of Science degree focusing on corrective exercise and therapeutic exercise for the rotator cuff. To reach Rick, or learn about his exercise rehabilitation courses, please visit Exercises For Injuries .

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8:45 am – 10:00 am –
10:00 am-11:00 am –
11:00 am – 11:15 am –
11:15 am – 12:30 pm –
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm –

** Participants – if you have your own yoga/stretch mat and foam roller, please bring it with you to class.

Rick Kaselj, MS