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Homework Assignment
Program Design 3

Choose 5 Pilates Trap Table exercises for a client with specific considerations; [rehabilitation, pregnancy, illness, etc].
Teach the exercise and answer the 6 questions below.

Specific Consideration: __________________________

Exercise #1: Warm-up: __________________________
Which 'Teaching Method' did you use to teach it?
What muscle is the 'Prime Mover' focused on in this exercise?
What 'Principle' is the exercise primarily demonstrating?
What is the main 'Purpose' of this exercise?
Create a 'Variation' of this exercise to accommodate a particular need or ability of the client (identity the client's condition and explain in detail the variation you created).
What does the instructor have to 'Watch For' as a possible contraindication?

Exercise #2: Flexibility:_________________________
Which 'Teaching Method' did you use to teach it?
What muscle is the 'Prime Mover' focused on in this exercise?
What 'Principle' is the exercise primarily demonstrating?
What is the main 'Purpose' of this exercise?
Create a 'Variation' of this exercise to accommodate a particular need or ability of the client (identity the client's condition and explain in detail the variation you created).
What does the instructor have to 'Watch For' as a possible contraindication?

Exercise #3: Strength:___________________________
Which 'Teaching Method' did you use to teach it?
What muscle is the 'Prime Mover' focused on in this exercise?
What 'Principle' is the exercise primarily demonstrating?
What is the main 'Purpose' of this exercise?
Create a 'Variation' of this exercise to accommodate a particular need or ability of the client (identity the client's condition and explain in detail the variation you created).
What does the instructor have to 'Watch For' as a possible contraindication?

Exercise #4: Endurance:_________________________
Which 'Teaching Method' did you use to teach it?
What muscle is the 'Prime Mover' focused on in this exercise?
What 'Principle' is the exercise primarily demonstrating?
What is the main 'Purpose' of this exercise?
Create a 'Variation' of this exercise to accommodate a particular need or ability of the client (identity the client's condition and explain in detail the variation you created).
What does the instructor have to 'Watch For' as a possible contraindication?

Exercise #5: Cool Down:_______________________
Which 'Teaching Method' did you use to teach it?
What muscle is the 'Prime Mover' focused on in this exercise?
What 'Principle' is the exercise primarily demonstrating?
What is the main 'Purpose' of this exercise?
Create a 'Variation' of this exercise to accommodate a particular need or ability of the client (identity the client's condition and explain in detail the variation you created).
What does the instructor have to 'Watch For' as a possible contraindication?

Student-teacher Name: ___________________________________ Date: ______________

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