Course curriculum

    1. Welcome

    2. Meet Pole Physio Simone

    1. Your Special Discount Code to our 12-Week Training Program...

    1. Joints of the Shoulder

    2. Movements of the Glenohumeral Joint

    3. Movements of the Scapulothoracic Joint

    4. Anatomy of the Shoulder Overview

    5. Glenohumeral Joint Anatomy

    6. Passive Shoulder Stability

    7. Active Shoulder Stability - The Rotator Cuff

    8. Active Shoulder Stability - The Posterior Shoulder Muscles

    9. Active Shoulder Stability - The Anterior Shoulder Muscles

    10. Requirements of the Shoulder in Pole Dance

    1. Overhead Shoulder Biomechanics - Elevation and Upward Rotation

    2. Overhead Shoulder Biomechanics - Scapulohumeral Rhythm

    3. Overhead Shoulder Biomechanics - Posterior Tilt & Rotation

    4. Overhead Shoulder Biomechanics - Glenohumeral Rhythm

    5. Overhead Shoulder Biomechanics - Clavicle Rotation

    6. Overhead Shoulder Biomechanics - Humeral Rotation

    7. Behind the Back Shoulder Biomechanics - Scapulohumeral Rhythm

    8. Where Should My Shoulder Blade Be?

    1. What is Hanging?

    2. Overhead Cueing for Pulling - Part 1

    3. Overhead Cueing for Pulling - Part 2

    4. Overhead Cueing for Pushing

    5. Cueing Recap

    1. Is Twisted Grip Evil?

    2. Am I Ready for Twisted Grip?

    3. True, Twisted and Cup Grip - Key Differences

About this course

  • $159.00
  • 91 lessons
  • 15 Educational Modules

Unleash your potential!

  • Level up your knowledge

    Ready to nerd out with our expert pole dancing physiotherapists? Our courses are perfect for instructors who want to expand their knowledge, and for students who would like to understand their body better during pole and aerial movement.

  • Access any time

    You will receive immediate access to your e-course upon purchase. This means that you can complete the modules any time you have an internet connection! You will also have lifelong access, meaning you can revisit the modules anytime.

  • Maximise your training

    Our e-courses are designed to help you understand the mechanics of pole and aerial movement, reducing your risk of injury. Learn with our team to improve your training and unlock your nemesis pole goals in the fastest and safest way possible.


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“What a delight! Your passion and knowledge shines through and your ability to put super tricky concepts into every day language is *chefs kiss*”

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“Simone’s presentation of the material was great! It is clear that she really knows what she’s talking about and is excited to share it with us.”

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“Thanks so much for bringing this level of expertise and quality info to the pole community.”

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“Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us! I'm such a nerd for all that anatomy stuff and even if I don't have any job in health care, I think it is so important for instructors to get as much knowledge as possible!”

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“You are an immense inspiration to my pole journey as a hobby poler and a pole instructor. Thank you for sharing all your insight in a way that I can be part of it all the way over here in Germany”

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“Thank you so much for all the information. I love your team and I'm so glad to have access to you from the other face of the earth.”

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Let's begin

Learn how to maximise your shoulder strength and pole performance all whilst reducing your risk of injury


  • What do I need to complete the e-courses?

    To join our e-course you will need a computer, a working internet connection and a willingness to learn. Each e-course may have additional exercise equipment requirements that are listed on each e-course's page.

  • What level poler should I be to do the online e-course?

    Pole dancers and aerialists of all levels are invited to participate in the e-courses. The information in our e-courses is relevant for pole dancers of all levels from beginners through to professionals. Instructors especially are encouraged to join.

  • Do I need a pole to participate?

    Not at all. These courses are designed to be completed off the pole, so access to a pole isn't required.

  • Is this course suitable for an aerialist too?

    Absolutely! Our online programs are suitable for aerialists (lyra, silks, trapeze, circus), dancers and gymnasts, as well as pole dancers. If you're unsure if a course would be suitable for you, please contact us at [email protected] to ask.

  • Will this e-course help me with my shoulder injury?

    These e-courses are not designed for injury. For tailored programs and rehabilitation specific to your injuries, or for personalised programming to achieve your goals, please book an online appointment with a member of our team. To make a booking, please visit

  • Do I get lifetime access to the course when I purchase it?

    Yes - that's the beauty of our e-courses! Once you purchase access to our e-courses, you will receive ongoing access to it. And the best bit is that our e-courses will be updated when new information is released within the medical community, meaning you'll never be out of touch with research.

  • What currency is the pricing in?

    All of the pricing for our programs and e-courses are in USD (except for the Pole Mamas Course which is in AUD). Payments for e-courses and programs can be made via PayPal and Stripe.

  • How do I access my e-courses once I've paid for them?

    Once you have purchased your e-course or program, you will be prompted to sign in (using an email, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn or Apple sign in). You will be able to access your programs in the menu under “My Dashboard”. You can also manage your account and contact us for support here too.

  • Who do I contact if I need support?

    For technical support, payment or access issues to the e-courses, please email The Pole Physio team at [email protected] and we'll reply to you as soon as possible.