2613 – Bad Ragaz for Neuromuscular Re-education

Intermediate / 3-hour Workshop


Faculty: Terri Mitchell, BA, PTA, ATRIC



This Bad Ragaz workshop includes hands-on techniques of passive, active, resistive and isometric that can be used to treat orthopedic and neurological patients to increase ROM, core/UE/LE stability, and trunk muscle re-education.



1)  Explore the history of the Bad Ragaz technique.

2)  Identify short lever passive, active and isometric Bad Ragaz techniques.

3)  Examine long lever passive, active, and isometric Bad Ragaz techniques.

4)  Discover PNF/Bad Ragaz similarities.

5)  Gain hands-on practice and instructor feedback on Bad Ragaz skills in the pool practicum.


FACULTY: Terri Mitchell, BA, PTA, ATRIC, has been involved with aquatic fitness since 1982. She is a Training Specialist with the Aquatic Exercise Association, a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) specializing in aquatic therapy, and instructor of a variety of aquatic fitness classes to persons of all ages and abilities. Terri is on staff at the University of Texas at Austin and enjoys working with young adults in the water. She holds certifications from AEA, ATRI, and IAR. Terri is a Certified Personal Trainer for both land and water. She is co-author of “Applications of PNF Techniques in the Aquatic Setting” manual and co-producer of “PNF in the Pool” video. She is the 2001 recipient of ATRI’s Dolphin Award and the 2010 recipient of the ATRI Professional Award.