Become a Certified HawkGrips Practitioner!

At HawkGrips, we believe education is integral to a successful career.
Our courses will provide you with a strong grasp of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and the confidence to put your new skills to work in your daily practice. HawkGrips courses are taught by expert clinicians with real-life experience in using and teaching IASTM. Whether you are new to the technique of IASTM or a seasoned practitioner looking to earn some CEUs, HawkGrips certification courses are the obvious choice.

“This is an awesome course! I saw immediate, positive results during the hands-on sections. The instructor had a vast knowledge of the applications, which he applied in the course and in his practice. Excellent course for any level therapist to take.”Patrick Weter, PTA; Swedish American Medical Center, Belvidere, IL
HawkGrips Certification Courses
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Level I: IASTM Fundamentals

This live 8-hour intermediate level certification course covers the basic skills necessary to safely begin utilization of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) techniques. In this introductory skills-acquisition course, participants will receive hands-on instruction in the proper use of IASTM through a lab-focused teaching format. The course will address proper instrument selection to address body contours and reach target tissues.

Prior to the live course, attendees will participate in an online course covering the research and fundamentals of IASTM technique through narrated videos. The course includes watching two videos and taking a short quiz. At the end of the course, attendees will take a 1-hour exam for a certification in Level I: IASTM Fundamentals.

Price: $399                                                                                                                                                                                 Level I CE Approvals
Level II: Advanced IASTM

This live 8-hour advanced level certification course builds on the principles covered in the IASTM Fundamentals course. Using a case-study, lab-focused teaching format, advanced treatment strokes are introduced and problem-solving skills are emphasized. This course includes the utilization of motion with IASTM and multi-regional treatment concepts.

Prior to the live course, attendees will participate in an online course reviewing the research and fundamentals of IASTM technique from the Level I course through a narrated video. The course includes watching one video, taking a short quiz, and completing a worksheet on a case study that will be reviewed in the live course. At the end of the course, attendees will take a 2-hour exam for a certification in Level II: Advanced IASTM.

Prerequisite: Level I: IASTM Fundamentals OR a comparable 8-hour introductory IASTM course.

Price: $399                                                                                                                                                                                Level II CE Approvals

Michael Voight Teaching a HawkGrips Course
Specialty Courses

We offer a variety of specialty courses, generally by request. Examples include: IASTM for geriatric or pediatric patients, and specific conditions such as lymphedema. Other courses are also available. Contact us for more information!

Meet the HawkGrips Instructors
“I attended the “Core Principles” class offered by HawkGrips and I was very pleased with the organization of the information. The instructor was very knowledgeable and the techniques practical. I was able to return to clinic and put the techniques to use with several patients the first day! I was very impressed with the outcomes from implementing this in our clinic! So were the patients!”Barbara Deering, PT, CLT-LANA, CAPP (Pelvic), CKTP; Florida Hospital Deland Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Deland, FL
Am I Qualified to Attend a HawkGrips Certification Course?

The target audience is limited to those who have achieved, or are a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts required) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ATC, CHT, CLT, DC, DO, DOM, MD, MT, ND, OT, OTA, PT, PTA, RN. For other relevant credentials, please contact HawkGrips to verify eligibility.


Host a Course!

Don’t see a course scheduled in your city yet? Hosting a course at your own facility is a great way to get all of your students or employees to a training at the most convenient time and place for you!