Evaluating Therapist Training & Certification

Onsite, Hands-On Training
January 21, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Course schedule
Nashville Christian School
7555 Sawyer Brown Rd
Nashville, TN 37221
Cost: $75
Students: $15
*Cash, Check to Music City Trykes or Venmo payment to @MusicCity-Trykes preferred; Payment via PayPal will be charged a $2.50 processing fee

*PayPal account still carries our previous chapter name, Nashvegas Rollers. Be sure you put your name and "For Therapist Training" in the comments box.

Course description:

This course will cover how to evaluate and fit a rider, a description of the available Amtryke models and accessories and how to choose them, how to navigate the debate between therapeutic vs recreational riding, how to add a rider to the local wish list, fundraising ideas and much more! There will be paper case studies as well as live demos. Apply knowledge learned right away and get questions answered about clients you'd like to see riding.

Presenter: Ashley Schilling, PT, DPT, PCS, president of Music City Trykes and member of the National Amtryke Advisory Board; Joseph Copeland, former AMBUCS executive director and current Amtryke program contributor

Course Schedule

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM (1.75 hours):

-Power Point presentation with demonstration of frames and adaptive accessories

-Research for benefits of adaptive cycling

-Frame selection problem solving based on intended use, safety and neurological and structural factors

-Accessory selection based on needs for each

9:45AM - 10:00 AM : 15 min bathroom break


10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (0.75 hours):

-Case studies


10:45 AM - 11:00 AM (0.25 hours)

 -Frames and accessories hands-on trial by attendees


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (0.5 hours):

-Power Point presentation of fitting process and checklist


11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Lunch (provided to participants)


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
-Hands-on eval and fitting in small groups with live demos


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

-Submission of paperwork process

-Review, questions etc