CERTIFIED RUNNING TECHNIQUE SPECIALIST
( POSE METHOD )
The exam will test your knowledge of the subject matter and if you meet the level of competence necessary to earn the certification. After successfully completing the exam, you will earn an internationally known and respected credential that will compliment your other current credentials and can set you on a compelling new career path.
QUESTION TYPES: True/False, Matching, Multiple Choice, Basic Drills, Video Analysis, and a Running 101 Keyword Completion Essay
PASSING SCORE: 75%
TIME: 1 hour 30 minutes
It is very important to pace yourself accordingly to finish the exam on time. Some of the questions include tables, drawings, photographs, or video clips. Taking the examination requires little or no computer experience. You must take the entire exam in one sitting.
Candidates who pass the CRTS examination will be awarded a Certified Running Technique Specialist (Pose Method) certificate. All certificates are non-transferrable.
DESIGNATION AND MEANING
An individual who has passed the CRTS examination and been granted the CRTS credential will be listed in the Technique Specialist Directory as a Certified Running Technique Specialist (Pose Method). Certified individuals may refer to themselves as Certified Running Technique Specialists and list the certification as a personal credential on stationary, website bios, business cards, and other materials as:
Candidates must be 18 or older at the time of application. Please prepare 2 forms of ID.
This is an entry level specialty certification for anyone interested in teaching and coaching running. Candidates of all levels of post-secondary education are welcome to apply for this certification.
Tertiary-level education is beneficial but is not required.