POSE METHOD® OF RUNNING
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Benefits: This training course and certification exam (through ArmyIgnitED) provide a civilian credential of Certified Running Technique Specialist.
The Pose Method of Running courses have been used by the military since 2008 to improve physical readiness and combat fitness. On October 1, 2020 the Pose Method became the method for the running skill program and drills published in the updated US Army Holistic Health And Fitness Field Manual (FM 7-22) and Holistic Health And Fitness Drills And Exercises Army Techniques Publications (ATP 7-22.02).
The Pose Method of Running training course and the Certified Running Technique Specialist credential are aligned with the Soldier Common Core (MOS) and P5 Master Fitness Trainer (ASI).
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CONTINUING EDUCATION: The Pose Method of Running training course online is approved for 20 hrs of continuing education for PTs, ATs and CF Coaches. Sign up for this course to learn a critical professional skill and complete your continuing education requirements.
The Pose Method of Running Training Course is now available as an online course and live seminar.
This course is designed to teach anyone the biomechanically correct running technique. During this immersive educational course you will learn how to increase speed and endurance, how to prevent running related injuries and remain injury free.
LOCATION: Online at https://courses.posemethod.com
DURATION: The course totals 20 hrs and is entirely self-paced. Study online any time at your convenience.
CONTENT: Lectures, presentations, instructional and concept videos, as well as follow-along videos for practice and application.
LOCATION: Contact us to schedule for your location
DURATION: 1 Day (up to 8 hrs with a lunch break) or as planned.
CONTENT: Short presentation, active practice and application in a group setting with live instruction.
Military Service Obligation
Service Obligation (Enlisted): None.
Service Obligation (Commissioned Officers): None.
The service obligation for the CA program has been removed. This applies to all CA requests submitted and/or completed on or after 13 October 2021. CA request end date in ArmyIgnitED must reflect a date of 13 October 2021 or after.
CA requests completed prior to 13 October 2021 must still complete the applicable service obligation incurred at that time; Regular Army, AGR, and mobilized commissioned officers (under Title 10 or Title 32 authority) incur an Additional Duty Service Obligation (ADSO) of two years and Reserve Component officers (USAR and ARNG) incur a Reserve Duty Service Obligation (RDSO) of four years. The CA military service obligation commences on the ending date of each course for which CA was approved.
To learn more, read the complete Memorandum: Updates to Army Credentialing Assistance Policy
Training Course Available to All Soldiers
All eligible Soldiers (enlisted, warrant officer, and officer) may use CA to sign up for courses listed on COOL, even if it is not related to your MOS or AOC.
Certificate of Completion (Course)
When you successfully complete this training online, a Certificate of Completion will be automatically issued and made available to you for download. It is recommended to download and save it.
Once the official End Date for your training course is reached, we will provide your Certificate of Completion to ArmyIgnitED to complete and close the CA request related to this training course. No completions can be entered prior to the End Date listed on your account. If you would like to request that the End Date be changed or your grade to be entered earlier, you may send a message to ACAPO (Army Credentialing Assistance Program Office). If the end date is not changed, the grade will be required after the end date on the CA Request.
After you sign up and get approved for this training course you will retain unlimited lifetime access. Once you complete it, this course will never expire and you will be able to return to review at any time at your convenience.
How to Access Your Training Course
The Pose Method of Running training course is available online so in order to study you would want to have a setup that is suitable to watch a movie online – high speed internet with a stable connection.
Important: you will be able to access the course on Start Date or after. For example, if your Start Date is January 10 – you will get your login email and will be able to access the course material on January 10 and after. You will not be able to login on January 5.
How to Change Your Email Address Attached to the Course
The email address submitted with the ‘Request Quote’ form will automatically be the email address used to create your access to the course. If you wish to change it to another email address at any point, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Change Your Start Date
To start your training course sooner, you would need to submit a request via your ArmyIgnitED account. In our experience, the difference between the approval date and start date is 1-14 days and the request for this change is not recommended.
Important: In accordance with the ArmyIgnitED MOU, the vendor is not allowed to provide students access to the course before the official Start Date.
To start your training course later, you would also need to submit a request via your ArmyIgnitED account.
In both instances, it is not recommended to change your Start Date. This is an online course, and that provides flexibility in completing it within any timeframes and without imposing constraints. Simply complete your course at your earliest convenience, so your CA request related to the course can be completed and closed.
How to Change Your End Date
To give yourself more time to complete the course, you would need to submit a request via your ArmyIgnitED account or send an email to
Alternatively, you can simply complete your course at your earliest convenience, so your CA request related to the course can be completed and closed.
Keep in mind, once you complete the course, you will retain full access indefinitely – come back to review at any time!