This lesson contains the story of how Michol Dalcourt and Simon Bennett created the ViPR
Michol Dalcourt's Bio:
Michol Dalcourt is an internationally recognized industryleader in health and human performance. He is the Founder and CEO of the Institute of Motion (www.instituteofmotion.com), inventor of ViPR (www.vipr.com) and Co-Founder of PTA Global (www.ptaglobal.com). As an international lecturer and educator, Michol has authored numerous articles on human design and function.
Michol has served as Adjunct Faculty at the University of San Francisco in the Department of Sports Science and also as Faculty at the NAIT College School of Health Sciences. Michol’s highly innovative techniques have been adopted by many of the top international fitness certification bodies.
Michol has given hundreds of international lectures and has been a featured speaker at most of the world’s top fitness conferences, fitness clubs and at many colleges and universities around the world. Michol has done extensive work in the areas of health and human performance, and consults with many of the fitness industry’s biggest companies - including Equinox, Microsoft and Nike among others.
Michol has contributed to programs for general health as well as athletes of all levels, such as college level pitchers, NHL hockey players, NLL Lacrosse players and Olympic gold medal athletes.
Michol received his education from the University of Alberta in the area of Exercise Science (Faculty of Physical Education). Other certifications include C.F.C. accreditation from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists and Certified Specialist with the Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals.
Simon Bennett's Bio:
Simon Bennett is a prominent expert in the field of personal fitness and high performance conditioning. He has changed the lives of countless clients with his relentless commitment to training and education. He works and consults with a long list of high profile business leaders, CEOs and professional athletes.
Simon is president and co-founder of Body by Bennett; a premier professional health, wellness and training facility, where he provides an innovative sport-conditioning and athletic development program, in addition to general population programs. He is currently the Director of High Performance to the Edmonton Oilers, NHL players, and many high performance athletes.
Simon has made significant contributions to the fitness industry and sport performance training including the invention and co-creation of ViPR. He is co-creator of the instructional DVD Reactive Movement Ability Training for Hockey, functional movement training program for young players. Simon is also a fitness educator and author. He has presented such topics as, athletic conditioning, functional movement training, and peak performance, to sports teams, professional organizations and fitness trainers. Simon is a contributing author and consultant to the Canadian bestseller book and video Young as You Look.