Your Specialist Massage Trainer
MSc Health Education and Sports Science, Sports Medicine Lab at the University of Tsukuba, Japan
Hironori Ikeda specializes in massage and stretching techniques aimed at pain relief and posture correction.
Drawing on his expertise in sports medicine, functional anatomy, and motion analysis, he offers solutions for injury prevention and optimal dynamic postural stability at RSM International Academy
Professional Trigger Point Therapist with knowledge of functional anatomy
With a Master's in sports medicine, he excels in trigger point identification, using meticulous palpation techniques. Drawing from deep sports medicine wisdom, he has forged a trigger point therapy grounded in human kinetic principles. This innovative method is designed for effective pain relief and precise posture correction, and it's a choice even for pro athletes.
His profound knowledge of functional anatomy distinguishes him. Under his tutelage, students grasp superior therapeutic massage techniques. He underscores the symbiosis between anatomy and movement, guiding students to achieve excellence in trigger point palpation. Under his mentorship, learners attain a level of expertise that transforms their approach to therapeutic massage.
Professional Deep Tissue Massage Therapist
Harnessing insights from Thai Yoga Massage and a profound grasp of functional anatomy, he's sculpted a deep tissue massage approach that goes beyond sheer pressure. His technique thoughtfully incorporates client positioning to expertly access the deeper muscle layers, particularly around critical areas like the hip, shoulder, and neck. This focused method ensures targeted posture correction and pain alleviation resulting from movement anomalies.
By immersing in his course, students unlock the potential to profoundly hone their professional skills. His teachings resonate deeply, attracting even physiotherapists and acupuncturists eager to grasp his deep layer engagement techniques. With his guidance, learners are primed to ascend to the zenith of deep tissue massage excellence.
Dynamic Myofascial Release & Stretching Specialist
Building upon a profound understanding of functional anatomy and integrating insights from sports conditioning stretching and yoga stretch, he has developed a distinctive methodology in myofascial release and stretching. His technique masterfully employs client positioning, ensuring precise access to deeper fascial layers, particularly in essential areas like the hip, shoulder, and neck.
By enrolling in his course, students stand to elevate their professional capacities immensely. His teachings make a deep mark, drawing in a variety of professionals, from physiotherapists to sports trainers, and yoga and pilates instructors, all keen to harness his specialized fascia engagement and stretching modalities. With his guidance, participants are geared to reach the zenith of myofascial release and stretching expertise.
Mastering Practical Expertise with RSM International Academy
Professional athletes trust RSM for its specialized massage services. Salva Arco Frías, a Pro Spanish basketball player, utilized RSM's sports medicine massage during his offseason in Chiang Mai to enhance his physical conditioning and alleviate discomfort.
RSM isn't merely an institution that teaches massage. It's known for its practical techniques that even top athletes value. Seeking the expertise of those well-versed in sports medicine and functional anatomy, Salva chose RSM upon recommendation. Over a 10-day period, he underwent targeted massage treatments, preparing him for the upcoming season.
At RSM, the focus is on hands-on techniques grounded in functional anatomy, offering immediate benefits for practitioners.
Posture Correction Studio Program
RSM introduces the "Posture Correction Studio", a bespoke program tailored to individual needs for pain relief and posture enhancement. For those committed to understanding and improving their body mechanics, we provide instruction and guidance using our specialized sports medicine techniques.
Each program is meticulously designed with video analyses, comprehensive anatomical explanations, and tailored movement assessments. Additionally, we offer customized massage sessions, specifically designed to address pain relief and promote correct posture.
Our holistic approach ensures that clients attain a deep understanding of their body, enabling optimal alignment and health.
As Inventor of Balance Ball YOGA
Enjoyed playing football, cycling, motocross and skiing as a child and became interested in human body movements. He went to high school, where physical education was born for the first time in Japan, and also studied at university and postgraduate school related to health and sports medicine. Based on this experience, she developed Balance Ball Yoga as a dynamic posture improvement programme.
As a professional Dynamic Postural Stability Trainer
He is also specialized in dynamic posture in sports. His expertise is derived from his background in sports medicine and experience teaching athletes, including those with mild disabilities, to optimize their movement.
His unique approach, called Balance Ball Yoga, utilizes tools such as the Balance Ball and Bosu balance ball to focus on the body's center of gravity and kinetic chain. This method aims to create a stable body axis and fluid dynamic movements for improved performance without pain. also Less Energy, More Power
Special Program for Pro Athlete
Professional fighters from Croatia turned to RSM for specialized private lessons on dynamic postural stability. Facing challenges in maintaining balance during critical kicks, it was essential to address these performance issues.
RSM's dynamic postural stability course, a highlight of our Balance Ball YOGA program, targets this by understanding and rectifying weaknesses in the kinetic chain and muscle tension.
By combining dedicated training and our specialized massage techniques, athletes achieve improved balance. The holistic training has visibly enhanced their skills and boosted confidence, making a marked difference in both practice sessions and live matches
Balance Ball YOGA Instructor Training Course
Under the careful supervision of Hironori Ikeda, RSM's Balance Ball Yoga program, which has been medically approved for posture correction, covers a broad spectrum of applications.
This includes rehabilitation, childhood spinal alignment, elderly posture improvement, and maximizing top athlete performance. While RSM offers the Balance Ball Yoga instructor course in both Sardinia, Italy, and Chiang Mai, Thailand, participants can expect a comprehensive training experience.
In these courses, attendees immerse themselves in a variety of exercises to bolster posture. Furthermore, those who wish to delve deeper into understanding movement and human body mechanics often continue their education at our main hub in Chiang Mai. Here, they're equipped with the expertise to instruct balance ball exercises with a profound emphasis on enhancing posture.
RSM offer special workshop in Europe
"HIRONORI IKEDA has been teaching lessons, primarily in Europe, for about 15 years. He has conducted RSM pain relief and posture improvement massage, as well as balance ball yoga training in countries like Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, France, and Ukraine.
In 2017, he held a workshop in Sardinia, Italy, with former Real Madrid FC trainer Simone Ripamonti on essential injury prevention training methods
RSM workshops in Saarbrücken, Germany
In Saarbrücken, Germany, RSM presents an exclusive "Balance Ball Yoga" course tailored for yoga instructors specializing in postural correction. Participants in the course significantly enhance their proficiency in body balance, with an emphasis on dynamic postural stability.
A critical component of the training revolves around honing the understanding and application of proprioceptors, ensuring that yoga practitioners achieve optimal alignment and movement control.
This rigorous program underscores RSM's commitment to elevating the standards of postural correction and body balance in the yoga community
Elevating the Practices of Yoga, Pilates, and Sports Training with Hiro's Expertise
At RSM, we've pioneered techniques that have become indispensable in the world of yoga, pilates, and sports training.
Our methods delve deep into the intricacies of movement and posture, providing practitioners with tools that are both effective and innovative. Yoga and pilates instructors, as well as sports trainers, have immensely benefited from our teachings, experiencing tangible improvements in their practice and coaching.
Our dedication to excellence ensures that every aspect of RSM is grounded in thorough research and practical application, making it a cornerstone for those serious about enhancing their skills and knowledge in these disciplines
Work for the JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) Committee
Japanese Industrial Standards are the standards used for industrial activities in Japan, coordinated by the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee and published by the Japanese Standards Association.
The JIS is composed of many nationwide committees and plays a vital role in standardizing activities across Japan. Hiro's committee is JIS z 8500 JIS Z 8500: Ergonomics -- Basic human body measurements for technological design.
His Sports Medicine knowledge into Shoes Product
As an invited visiting researcher at AIST（The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology）, he developed and acquired a patent for shoe soles that are slip-resistant on snowy and wet surfaces. Soles devised by HIRONORI IKEDA based on sports medicine analysis have been sold in Japan for over 20 years.