Mat Teacher Training Course according to the guidelines of the German Pilates Association (DPV) and the ZPP (central testing body for prevention)
This course is an extension of our international Mat teacher Training Course MTTC with extra four module days. We are deepening the following contents: „Flow in a mat class“, „Mat with props“ and „teaching methodology- verbal and tactile cueing“, on the fourth day there is the briefing of the course concept for the ZPP (central teasting body for prevention). The course concept is recognized by the ZPP which means you do not have to hand in your own class break down and documentations for the participants. However, for you to get recognized by the ZPP you need certain prerequisites such as a qualifiaction in physical therapy or as a sports teacher. In any case the fourse extra days provide you with a much deeper understanding and knowledge of the method and is always recommended. With the MTTC Plus you may also qualifiy to become a member of the German Pilates Association (DPV).
Upon completion of the course, you will be qualified to:
- Work according to the principles of Pilates and introduce these tenets to clients and students
- Assess posture and posture types, as well as detect postural deviations
- Solve problems and provide effective exercise solutions to many physical conditions
- Compile comprehensive and safe Pilates Mat work programs tailored to individual and group needs
- Adapt a class to different settings and environments
- Integrate small apparatus into a Mat class to achieve optimum results
- Use the BASI® Block System to successfully administer Mat work classes
- Analyze and understand the Pilates exercises based on anatomical and biomechanical principles
- Demonstrate at a high level the vast repertoire of classic Pilates exercises as well as a wide range of original BASI® exercises
- Modify exercises according to the needs and goals of the individual
- Establish a sound foundation to embark on the CTTC
- Become a member of the German Pilates Association (DPV)
- to get recognized by the ZPP with a corresponding main qualification*
*for the recognition according to §20 SBG V you need a corresponding main qualification. Please contact the ZPP directly to find out if you fulfill the relevant prerequisites.
The Mat Work Teachers Training Course is taught by members of the BASI® Pilates faculty in Host studios around the world. Courses are ongoing in multiple locations throughout the year. The course structure is modular with in total 10 course days plus an examination day and approximately 100 hours of study, practice, observation and apprentice teaching.
Due to sickness and other important reasons, a student may catch up on course modules missed, at any course location in Germany, Austria, Switzerland or Scandinavia, depending on availability.
All courses, no matter where they are held in our licence area, not only uphold the educational standards of BASI® Pilates, but also in some instances exceed these to comply with the requirements of the Pilates associations in the various licence areas, an important factor in deciding where you are going to start your Pilates education.
Course Contents & Requirements
Six modules of the international MTTC course, including lectures, exercise analysis and practice, and discussion. Three modules („Mat Intensive“) with the focus on the three following subjects: Flow in a matclass, mat with props (in addition to the MTTC module days), teaching methodology. One course day with the briefing of the course concept for the ZPP which is a breakdown of 10 classes according to the principles of prevention.
At the beginning of the course, MTTC students receive the current BASI® Study Guide and a movement analysis Work Book covering the Pilates mat work and use of Auxiliary equipment.
It is our goal to make the BASI® education financially possible for everyone. Cost-effective and convenient payment plans are available. The tuition includes the lectures, examination fee and study material.
MTTC Plus – Mat Teacher Training Course according to the guidelines of the German Pilates Association (DPV) and the ZPP (central testing body for prevention)
Single payment before the start of the course*: 1570,- €
Rate payment: 1700,- € (individual payment plan)
* Course tuition includes 100,- € examination fee and study material.
Course dates MTTC Plus in Germany
|Module1-2||20. - 21. January 2024|
|Module 3-4||10. - 11. February 2024|
|Module 5-6||16. - 17. March 2024|
|Coaching day||09. May 2024|
|Mat intensive||10. - 12. May 2024|
|Module 1-2||04. – 05. May 2024|
|Module 3-4||15. – 16. June 2024|
|Module 5-6||13. – 14. July 2024|
|Mat Intensive||11. – 13. October 2024|
|Coaching day||03. November 2024|
Hamburg fully booked!
|Module 1-2||16. - 17. September 2023|
|Module 3-4||04. - 05. November 2023|
|Module 5-6||02. - 03. December 2023|
|Mat Intensive||19. - 21. January 2024|
|Coaching day||18. February 2024|
fridays: 12:00 / saturdays: 10:00 / sundays: 9:00
fridays: 18:45 / saturdays: 16:45 / sundays: 15:45
Isabel Gotzkowsky, Jon Zimmerman
PURE BALANCE – Pilates Bewegungsraum
Freiburg fully booked!
|Module 1-2||06. – 07. May 2023|
|Module 3-4||17. – 18. June 2023|
|Module 5-6||15. – 16. July 2023|
|Mat Intensive||15. – 17. October 2023|
|Coaching day||05. November 2023|
fridays: 13:00 / saturdays: 10:00 / sundays: 9:00
fridays: 19:45 / saturdays: 16:45 / sundays: 15:45
Krisztina Ajkay, Caroline Sobottka