Become a certified ChiRunning technique Coach 


Join our growing team of Chi Running Instructors 

Do you love to run? Would you love to share that passion with others? The Chi Running Instructor Training Programme will help you hone your Chi Running technique, and provide you with the skills and tools to coach others. As a qualified Chi Running Instructor you will enjoy a wonderful business opportunity, becoming part of a growing network dedicated to inspiring and empowering runners of all levels.

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The Chi Running Instructor Training Programme comprises…


Access to a comprehensive Online Training Course and teaching materials.


Four days of practical workshops including an Advanced Technique* and Teacher Training Workshops.


Two one-to-one sessions with the UK Director, delivered online or in-person.

Upcoming 4-day Workshops

7-10 Nov or 23-26 April 2020

You need to attend all 4 days and have completed the Online Training Course beforehand.

The Adventures Studio @ One Yoga London
15 Myddelton Road
London N8 7PY

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The Programme delivers…


An indepth understanding of the key principles and components of the Chi Running technique.


The tools to teach the Chi Running Workshops including teachning cues, drills and exercises.


An understanding of basic anatomy and physiology including an overview of the kinetic chain, muscle sling systems and myofasical meridians.


An understanding of the importance of, and science behind, a mindful approach to exercise.


An introduction to basic business development and connection to the network of Chi Running Instructors world-wide.


The opportunity to improve your own personal practice.

Online Training Course

Candidates will be registered on an Online Training Course which needs to be learned in depth. The Course consists of a teaching points, coaching cues and training videos with quizzes to test your knowledge and understanding of the materials. The Online Training Course needs to be sucessfully completed before the candidate can attend the practical workshops. Before final certification, candidates must provide three case studies and also log at least 20 hours of pro bono practice teaching with friends or family members.

Advanced Technique Workshop

The first practical element of the Instructor Training Programme is a 2-day practical Advanced Technique Workshop. This Workshop will deliver a deeper understanding of the Chi Running principles and components and assess your level of skill and competence in the Chi Running technique. You are advised to have worked through the Online Training Course prior to this practical Module.

*The Advanced Technique Workshop can also be attended as a stand-along workshop. This is great if you are considering becoming a Chi Instructor but have not yet made up your mind. Or you may simply want to take your Chi Running to the next level. If, after attending this workshop, you decide to go on to complete the Instructor Training Programme, the cost of this workshop will be deducted from the total cost of the programme.

Book a stand-alone Advanced Technique Workshop place

7-8 Nov or 23-24 April 2020

Total investment: £350

Teaching Training Workshop

Before attending the practical 2-day Teaching Training Workshop you must show full understanding of the principles, practice and ethos of the Chi Running technique. You should have successfully complete the online training and achieved the required level of skill and competence on the Advanced Technique Workshop.

You should be competent in all Chi Running drills and exercises and show that your own running form is at a standard that clearly demonstrates the technique. You will be assessed on your skill of teaching the Chi Running technique. In order to successfully complete the Chi Running Instructor Training Programme you should show that you can clearly communicate and demonstrate the key principles and components of Chi Running to a small group and on a one-to-one basis.

As part of the Chi Running Instructor team you will…


Have access to a training manual which includes unique drills and exercises to teach the Chi Running technique via a one-day Build the Foundations workshop or in 1-2-1 sessions.


Feature as an instructor on the website.


Enjoy full use of the Chi Running marketing materials and logo.


Be able to list your upcoming workshops and events on the website.


Receive ongoing individual follow up and continuing support from the UK director.

Only Chi Running certified instructors can instruct the Chi Running Technique. This ensures proper and safe instruction of the method. A yearly licence fee (min £250) is payable. You are required to attend CPD courses to re-certify every two years. You are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to commencement of the course. There is the opportunity to complete the course working 1-2-1 with the UK Director.

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