HawkGrips IASTM & BFR Education

HawkGrips IASTM & BFR Education

As a health professional, your education and training directly impact the quality of care you provide to your patients. In the realm of Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) techniques, choosing the right educational pathway is crucial for mastering these modalities and delivering optimal outcomes. HawkGrips is the best choice, offering unmatched expertise, flexible learning options, and an industry-leading curriculum, as well as plenty of perks exclusively for HawkGrips-Certified Practitioners. 

Elite Instructors and Knowledge 

A key advantage of HawkGrips Education is the access to renowned and enthusiastic instructors from prestigious institutions, such as the White House Medical Unit and Johns Hopkins. HawkGrips Courses, led by experts with extensive experience in IASTM and BFR, offer top-notch training. These industry leaders not only bring unparalleled credibility, but also excel in creating engaging and enjoyable learning environments. HawkGrips Instructors ensure you will receive high-quality instruction that is continuously updated with the latest research and best practices. 

Instructors like Dr. Jim Wagner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, COMT, CSCS, have been utilizing IASTM for more than 20 years and teaching the techniques for HawkGrips since its start in the early 2010s. 

"Jim was great! Easy to understand, and he was very knowledgeable. I learned so much about IASTM and cannot wait to use it in the clinic. Absolutely amazing course! I highly recommend it," says Hunt Nagy, PT, a satisfied course attendee.

Evie Rosen echoes the sentiment, stating, "I have never participated in a course with as great of instruction and with a solid amount of hands-on time. This course left me feeling much more confident and excited about implementing the use of IASTM."

HawkGrips Instructors are at the forefront of evolving IASTM education by actively engaging with the latest research. Dr. Scott Cheatham, PT, Ph.D., DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS, a frequent HawkGrips Instructor, has numerous published works on IASTM, like this one in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, and is actively working to fill the current research gaps. 

Multiple Learning Options

HawkGrips offers multiple learning options, catering to various preferences and schedules. Choose from virtual or in-person courses, including Level 1 and Level 2 IASTM training as well as Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) courses. This flexibility allows you to learn at your own pace in the format that best suits your needs.

By the end of the IASTM training, you will be able to tailor your approach, optimize strokes, and seamlessly integrate IASTM skills into your treatment regimen, boosting efficacy and patient satisfaction. Similarly, the BFR training equips you with the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively implement blood flow restriction into your treatment planning and confidently explain the benefits to your patients.

For academic institutions, HawkGrips offers a comprehensive university program that allows you to integrate our IASTM training into your existing curriculum. As Professor Aric Warren, PhD, LAT, ATC, attests, "IASTM techniques are rapidly receiving much attention and are now a common modality in the treatment of both chronic and acute injuries. I have been an instructor for HawkGrips for several years and have helped hundreds of clinicians improve their skills and patient care delivery.  Why wouldn’t we expect the same from the future healthcare professionals we are developing? Why wouldn’t we want to equip them with a powerful tool to enter the workforce and make an immediate impact on how their patients feel? This is why we have adopted the University Program for IASTM at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences; to develop clinical leaders and make a difference in patient care.”

In addition to thorough IASTM and BFR training, HawkGrips provides a wealth of on-demand resources to enhance your skills. You can explore cupping, taping, and other therapies through the extensive online library. Moreover, HawkGrips hosts monthly "Clinical Corner" webinars, focusing on specific topics relevant to clinicians. These live sessions keep you up-to-date with the latest techniques and innovations, as well as offer you the chance to earn CEUs. HawkGrips ensures you stay ahead of the curve with continuous learning opportunities. 


Unlike some providers that require prior certification or education to access their products, HawkGrips offers flexibility. You can choose to dive into the elite education programs or start using HawkGrips Instruments without any prerequisites. HawkGrips believes in empowering you to decide when the time is right to invest in formal training, while also providing convenient bundling options for those who wish to combine product purchases with educational courses.

No Recurring Fees, Lifetime Discounts

One of the standout benefits of HawkGrips education is the absence of annual recertification fees, unlike many other brands. This translates into significant cost savings throughout your career. Additionally, course attendees enjoy exclusive lifetime discounts on HawkGrips products – 25% off IASTM products for IASTM course attendees and 15% off BFR products for BFR course attendees.

Boosted Credentials, Outcomes, and Referrals

Earning certifications and CEUs through HawkGrips not only enhances your professional credentials, but also promises better patient experiences and increased efficacy. As a PT from Kansas City, MO, shared, "This was one of the most useful and hands-on courses I have taken in 20 years of PT. I can immediately return to work on Monday and start using these techniques with patients right away."

Several practitioners have noted significant improvements in their practice after attending HawkGrips courses. Without proper training, using IASTM tools can lead to less effective treatments or even patient discomfort. However, with HawkGrips Education, therapists report being able to use their time more efficiently and the instruments more effectively, resulting in shortened treatment times, less patient discomfort, and ultimately, increased positive patient outcomes.

HawkGrips fosters a vibrant community of certified professionals, providing access to a network of like-minded individuals and opportunities for continuing education and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field.

Certified practitioners also have the opportunity to be listed as providers on the HawkGrips website, increasing their visibility and potential for generating referrals. These exclusive benefits provide added value and incentives for choosing HawkGrips' education over other providers.

Commitment to Quality and Customer Support

HawkGrips stands out for its exceptional customer support and commitment to providing a high-quality learning experience. Course participants have access to support staff who can assist with registration, product purchases, and any other inquiries, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable educational journey.

As David Esposito, LAc, HHP, says, "From every angle I have observed, HawkGrips is the kind of company that I want to be associated with. Thank you for a great experience!"

Invest in Excellence

So, whether you're a seasoned professional seeking to expand your skills or a newcomer to the world of IASTM and BFR, HawkGrips offers a comprehensive educational pathway that combines expertise, flexibility, and a commitment to excellence. Invest in your professional development by enrolling in HawkGrips Courses today.

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