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How do I search the Stretch to Win website?
Place your cursor in the search bar in the top right of page - it looks like this:
How much is tuition?
Regular Price: $2,495.00 (US Dollars)
Early Bird Price: $2,295.00 (Early bird price is $200 off the regular price if you register by early bird expiration date listed on the individual workshop registration.)
Level 3 Fitness & Medical
Workshops held in Canada have Canadian pricing listed please refer to the Canadian workshop descriptions for current tuition.
Important note: We refund you the US dollars that we've received. The conversion rate for a refund is determined by your credit card company, which is usually the daily current exchange rate. This may be different than the currency conversion rate on the day you registered. Please check with your credit card company to determine what their policy is for Credits/Refunds from foreign country purchases. Refunds processed within 10 days AFTER the workshop in which you were registered.
What is the best course to take?
Students must meet the minimum requirements listed on each workshop description. Level 1 must be taken before Levels 2 and 3.
Are travel accommodations included?
How close together can students take the different levels?
Though it is possible to complete all three levels in one year, it is recommended that students give themselves several months between each course to become familiar with the materials learned. One hundred hours of Stretch Therapy must also be completed before moving on to the next level.
What's the normal time scale for people to become fully qualified?
This will depend on how comfortable you are with the material after each workshop. The average time is 1 to 2 years.
Can students change from one workshop date to a different one?
Course transfers are not available. The Institute will cancel Participant’s current registration and refund, minus the $50 cancellation fee. Participant may choose a new Course and register online. Refunds processed within 10 days AFTER the workshop in which you were registered.
What happens if a student withdraws from a workshop?
Withdrawal requests must be made in writing, submitted online here: https://stretchtowin.site-ym.com/general/?type=CONTACT They must be submitted 45 days prior to Course start date and include the reason for the request.
Course transfers are not available. The Institute will cancel Participant’s current registration and refund, minus the $50 cancellation fee. Participant may then choose a new Course and register online. Refunds processed within 10 days AFTER the workshop in which you were registered.
Can a student repeat a workshop?
Yes, a student may repeat a workshop at 50% off (Levels 2 and 3 only); however, they must contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a discount code. For a Level 1 repeat, the cost is full price and there are no additional discounts other than registering at the early bird price (early bird price is $200 off full price if registered prior to early cut-off date, which is different for each workshop - usually 45 days prior to workshop start date)
For what Associations is STW a CEU provider?
Please consult our CEU page and workshop descriptions for information about the appropriate providers.
Are there any other workshops not shown on the website?
All of the current workshops are listed on the website.
Workshops are held several times a year in the U.S. and Canada only and are listed under the workshops area of our website. We do not travel to hold workshops.
Do you offer US & Canada Hotel/Travel information?
The following PDF downloads include hotel, airport, and other travel information you may find useful:
Do you guarantee success and results as an FST practitioner?
YOU (THE “STUDENT”) EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT: By purchasing and attending a live or online workshop, you accept, agree and understand that you are fully responsible for your progress and results from your participation and that we offer no representations, warranties or guarantees verbally or in writing regarding your results of any kind. You alone are responsible for your actions and results in life and business which are dependent on personal factors including, but not necessarily limited to, your skill, knowledge, ability, dedication, network and financial situation, to name just a few. Use caution and always consult your accountant, lawyer, or professional advisor before acting on this or any information related to a lifestyle change for your yourself, business or finances.
What is the difference between Level 3 Medical and Level 3 Fitness?
Only professionals licensed to treat pain, disease and other dysfunctions are permitted to register for Level 3 Medical.
What is Re-certification?
Re-certification is an online program you are eligible for once a live workshop has been taken. A live workshop certification is good for 2 years. When you have reached the 2 year mark, you may:
What if I don't re-certify?
A practitioner who does not maintain their certification is considered to have an expired certification. An expired certification indicates that a practitioner is not current in their training and not in compliance with Institute policy. Therefore the practitioner will be removed from our website Directory and Membership indefinitely or until such time that practitioner is reinstated by re-certification, or takes in-person, the next higher level certification course.
Are there payment plans?
No. 1/4 (one quarter or 25%) of the full tuition cost must be paid online at the time of registration. The balance is due 45 days prior to workshop start date, no exceptions. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover for payment. Sorry, payment plans are not available and remaining tuition balances* will be auto-deducted (from initial credit card used) 45 days prior to workshop start date. You may contact us to make payments toward your balance during business hours.
*If final auto-payment declines, you will have 48 hours to contact us before your seat is opened to our waiting list and your tuition money paid thus far may be lost.
Is it possible to pay a tuition balance early?
Yes. You must contact us during business hours so we can make the payment on your behalf.
If you choose not to pay your balance early, tuition balances will be auto-deducted 45 days prior to workshop start date, taken from the credit card used at the time of registration.
Does STW accept wire transfers, checks, PayPal, or cash for payment?
No. Payments must be made with one of the following major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard or American Express. No checks, cash or wire payments will be accepted.
Are loans or scholarships available?
Not at this time.
Can students use their G.I. Bill?
Not at this time.
Is there a discount for Veterans?
Yes! Veteran discounts apply only to living Veterans who have served and does not apply to or include relatives of Veterans. We offer a $500.00 Veteran discount that may be applied to our Level 1, 2 or 3 workshops. Proof of current Veteran status must be submitted prior to registering to receive the discount code. Please email email@example.com with a copy of your Veteran photo ID card.
Do students need to register with their state tax office?
Each state has different tax laws. Please consult a tax attorney or CPA for guidelines.
Is it necessary to start an LLC?
As independent contractors it is entirely up to the individual on how they wish to list their business. For more advice, please consult a small business adviser.
Where do students purchase insurance for FST?
This is a list of a few insurance companies you may try*:
If you are transitioning careers into FST and will be self employed: You will likely need a scope of practice which may be obtained with a personal training certificate (depending on the country / state / province practicing within) in order to obtain personal liability insurance. Check with local insurance carriers.
Once somebody is certified can they teach the technique?
No. Teaching FST is not allowed and will be cause for legal action. An IPA (Intellectual Property Agreement) regarding our proprietary workshop course content must be signed prior to attending any workshop.