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Something exciting is Launching today in the IPT Academy! Bookmark

Today we launch our  NEW 'Monthly Training plan' in the IPT academy. This is a specially designed Monthly, follow along program, created to help members run from the most basic fundamental concepts of IPT right through to the more advanced methods like the Silk reeling or cloud hands concepts.


Every month the training plan for the next month will be posted and will include:


- An overview of the months training, including goals and objectives

- All the instructional videos relevant to that months program

- How much you should train and how long you should focus on each technique

- Bonus recovery and rest techniques and methods.

- Things to avoid while training for that months goals and objectives.


This Month the focus is on understanding the theory of IPT training and performing a daily routine of Softening, alignment, Kwa training and variations of the dragon serves teacups exercise for shoulder prehab/rehab.


If you want to start a structured, regular routine of internal training that has proven results now is the time to join the growing group of members. This is Monthly Detailed instruction for less than the price of a couple of Starbucks!


Begin your monthly structured training today by signing up to the IPT academy.


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