Theragun Inc, a provider of handheld percussive therapy devices, announces the launch of Theragun University, its education division, via its partnership with Genesis Health Clubs.

With master trainers in more than 12 countries, Theragun University provides in-person and digital online certification courses for physical therapists and others. To date, Theragun has trained more than 1,000 professionals worldwide in live certification courses. 

Theragun University also conducts research studies to better understand how to maximize Theragun Percussive Therapy’s efficacy. Theragun currently has three published abstracts, with 16 more studies underway.

Through rich educational content for Genesis Health Club trainers, Theragun will become an integral and effective recovery device before, during, and after member workouts across Genesis Health Clubs, the company explains in a media release.

“We selected Theragun as our exclusive recovery partner because the G3PRO was designed for a commercial gym setting and their best-in-class education program ensures our trainers are providing the best recovery experience to our members,” says Preston Peterson, VP of Fitness at Genesis Health Clubs, in the release.

Theragun University’s team of master trainers are trained and certified by Theragun to provide in-person workshops to ensure effective results in the areas of tension relief, performance enhancement, improved range of motion, and faster recovery. Online Theragun University courses are also offered to complement the in-person sessions. In total, Theragun will train more than 700 Genesis personal trainers.

“We are very proud to launch Theragun University. Theragun has always prioritized education with our partners, and we are excited about the opportunity to share a formalized training program, with Genesis Health Clubs as our first large-scale activation of Theragun University,” says Dr Jason Wersland, founder of Theragun.

“Gyms and their trainers need education in order to maximize the benefits of percussive therapy for their members. Allowing trainers to use percussive therapy on members without proper training is like providing personal trainers who aren’t certified – education is essential. All of our Theragun University courses cover the science behind Theragun, as well as its practical applications.”

Theragun will be the go-to percussive therapy device in all Genesis Health Clubs and will offer Theragun devices to purchase in their different retail channels. In addition to this immersive in-club experience with the Genesis Health Club trainers, members will also be able to reference unique guided warm-up and recovery treatments using Theragun’s mobile app, the release continues.

[Source(s): Theragun, PR Newswire]