T-Tapp Trainer-in-Training & Trainer Mentoring
Have you been thinking about becoming a T-Tapp instructor? Let's
make it happen!
Kirsten has a 100% certification rate and promises to exceed your
expectations. Even before there was a fomalized mentoring program,
Kirsten was involved in supporting new trainers toward their
certification. In fact, fellow trainer mentor, Michelle Barbuto, was
Kirsten's first mentee!
Geography is not barrier! Kirsten trains Trainers-in-Training worldwide!
Kirsten also offers programs for certified T-Tapp Trainers wishing to
enhance their skills.
Kari in Minnesota is delighted:
Signing up for mentoring is a big step. It means hard work ahead, ultimately
leading to a trip to Florida to be evaluated by Teresa herself. Needless to
say, I had some early jitters and doubts about my decision. Could I do it?
Would I do it? Kirsten was the answer to all my indecision. Once I jumped
in, she practically and reasonably laid out the expectations. More
importantly, she followed that up continually with solid encouragement that
gave new meaning to the “Yes, you can!” motto. Kirsten’s prompt, thorough,
and consistently available help caused my confidence to grow as each week
passed. A bonus: I learned much more than T-Tapp by mentoring with
Kirsten: leadership and coaching skills, moving past adversity, positive (as
well as realistic) mindset, to name a few. She is a truly gifted teacher and
mentor. If T-Tapp’s catch phrase is “Yes, you can!” Kirsten’s mentoring
tagline should be “ You WILL be ready!”
Charlotte in Oklahoma shares:
I didn't know what to expect as I began the T-Tapp Total Workout Mentoring
program with Kirsten because it was hard to understand how a long-distance
program could work. We jumped in the first week with lots of information and
skill development and I quickly became comfortable with the format. Kirsten
gave me the right mix of encouragement and high standards so that I felt very
well prepared for the Certification event. She went above and beyond in her
materials and coaching, and she was always available to answer my
questions. I highly recommend Kirsten as a Mentor for any T-Tapp
What does Vicki (Tennessee) have to say about T-Tapp Trainer
Many thanks to you for having blessed my year with the knowledge and
ability to be the best T-Tapp trainer I can be. I'm grateful for everything you
taught me (and use it quite often!).
Barb (Colorado) says:
"I can honestly say that without Kirsten's mentoring I would not have gotten
certified. She was always quick and thorough in answering my many many
questions about the workout itself as well as the business side of being a
trainer and she provided me with excellent teaching and form tips. I felt as
though I really had someone looking out for me, never judging my questions
and always willing to give me friendly advice. Her support and
encouragement kept me going and her preparation was invaluable. Thanks
Kayla in Idaho shares:
"I'm so thankful for the mentoring program and can't imagine trying to certify
without it! I plan to continue with mentoring with Kirsten for the rest of my
Elizabeth in Virginia:
"When I decided to become a Trainer-in-Training, I had only been exposed
to T-Tapp for about 4 months. I had no idea if this was the right decision for
me or not, but Kirsten immediately put me at ease. With certifications being
held almost 9 months away, I had adequate time to prepare, but only with
Kirsten's watchful eye and passionate guidance. She held my hand every
step of the way, even when my cross-country move disrupted out mentoring
schedule. She remained extremely flexible and continued to encourage me
every step of the way.
I initially thought that the long-distance mentoring might be a challenge, but it
was easy! With modern technology, we were able to complete the process
as if she were right there in my livingroom!
Thank you, Kirsten, for being there for me and seeing me through. I highly
recommend Kirsten as a Trainer Mentor. She is fabulous, and obviously very
passionate about T-Tapp, the Wellness Workout that Works!"
Read about Kathy's (Georgia) experience:
"When I decided to become a T-Tapp Trainer, I had only been T-Tapping for
six months. T-Tapp is an exercise program I felt very positive about teaching
as it is a wellness approach to fitness, and I liked that aspect very much.
So, where to start? I contacted the T-Tapp office in Florida and was told
about the Mentoring Program whereby someone would prepare me to certify
with Teresa. The Mentor I chose was Kirsten Tucker, and she lives in Texas.
Right away I saw a problem - I live in Georgia. I was not sure how this was
going to work.
I signed up for the 8-week Total Workout mentoring program. Each week
Kirsten sent study materials to me and, “of course,” a weekly quiz! A weekly
conference call covered the material plus other information pertinent to the T-
Tapp program. And, we would go over the T-Tapp moves designated for that
particular week. In addition, Kirsten instructed me as how to talk teach, use
cadence, counting and anything else I would need to know to teach and be
able to certify.
Because I could not go to her or her come to me, I video taped my teaching
someone. After each taping I critiqued both my student and myself and send
it all off to Kirsten. She then reviewed everything, and we’d discuss it during
our conference calls.
After my official eight weeks ended, Kirsten put together another program to
further help me with teaching, and she timed it to be done in time for my trip
to Florida for Teresa’s Certification Event. Every two weeks Kirsten called
me, and I would talk teach the moves to her over the phone. It was very
intense as sometimes what I said did not make much sense. She may have
looked like a pretzel a few times!
What a great teaching technique! I learned a lot about the choice of words
to use in teaching someone. Kirsten not only critiqued me, but was very
encouraging and had a great deal of patience with me. There were a few
times I didn’t know if I’d follow through with this, but she stayed faithful to me
and pushed me along, for which I’m very thankful.
In November 2006 I did go to Florida and was certified for the Total Workout.
When I was on stage teaching the class in front of Teresa, there in the front
row was my Mentor, Kirsten, cheering me on.
This has been a very positive experience for me and I would recommend it to
anyone else wanting to become a T-Tapp Trainer. Distance is not an issue."
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