MAT® Mastery Upper Body:
The Mastery Upper Body Certification module teaches participants advanced skills building off their Specialist Upper Body Certification. Participants will continue to explore the relationship of muscle function, joint stability, and joint mobility through the specialized technique of passive muscle testing.
Participants will learn an advanced evolution process to assess range of motion in upper body movements and use the Mastery assessment process to identify areas of muscle weakness. Study includes a stronger emphasis on the applications of isolated passive muscle strength testing, stimulation of muscle attachment points along with corrective isometrics and reinforcement exercises.
The Mastery Upper Body Module is a 6-week, self-paced certification module. There is a final virtual lab reviewing all of the course content covered in the module and is led by a live instructor in a practical workshop setting.
What You Will Learn
Each 6 week online MAT Mastery module concludes with a required Exam Prep and Certification Exam (EPCE) at the state of the art MAT headquarters in Denver, CO.
42 Mastery Active Muscle Contract and Sustain Tests
42 Digital Force Application to Muscle Attachment Tissues
15 Mastery Comparative Assessment of Mobilities
42 Mastery Positional Isometric Contractions
The Examination Prep and Certification Exam (EPCE) concludes the module and is the in-house component giving participants the opportunity to come to the state-of-art MAT Headquarters and practice with their peers. This instructor led, in-person review day, allows for refining skills in preparation for the examination. Check the planning calendar to view the upcoming EPCE date for this module.
A convenient online curriculum allows for participants to enhance their learning and retention with access to step-by-step video instruction provided through our exclusive education partner, Broadview College. Top MAT Instructors teach our modules and are available throughout the entire program offering feedback, grading course work, and offering office hours. Given our flexible certification modules with limited travel, our mastery courses appeal to newer MAT practitioners and to those with established careers.
Required Course Materials
Ebook provided for “MAT Mastery Upper Body Techniques.”
MAT Mastery Upper Body Techniques
The Joint Structure & Function
Modules To Take Next
Participants must be a current certified MAT Full Body Specialist or a certified MAT Upper Body Specialist for one year.