Review of a Functional Anatomic Palpation Systems (F.A.P.) Seminar by well known therapist & strength coach Patrick Ward on OptimumSportsPerformance.com
In this AMAZING review of this past weekends F.A.P.™ Lower Limb seminar in Toronto, Patrick Ward a very well known strength coach, and manual therapist in the US gives you a sense of how the seminars run, and why their popularity continues to rise.
“In 2006 I created Optimum Sports Performance LLC and opened my training facility in the summer of 2009. It is located at 2009 E. 5th Street, Suite 12 in Tempe, AZ. I also teach at Cortiva Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.
I have been working in the field of strength and conditioning field for over 8 years. I am also a licensed massage therapist in the State of Arizona, specializing in clinical, therapeutic, orthopedic and sports massage. I am certified in Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Active Release Techniques (ART) for the Upper Extremity and Functional Movement Screen (FMS).
My professional experience working with a diverse clientele includes training and massage therapy for optimal health, injury or post-surgery rehabilitation, injury prevention and optimal athletic performance. I have served as a strength and conditioning consultant for various athletes of all ages and status. Prior to starting Optimum Sports Performance, I was a top-level fitness and human performance coach in New York City, where I also presented seminars and clinics for other fitness professionals.
I hold a Masters Degree in Exercise Science, and I’m a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist through National Academy of Sports Medicine, and a USA Weightlifting-Certified Coach.”
Patrick has now been scouted, and hired by NIKE to be one of their premier strength coaches and exercise physiologists.