Advanced Tweak Taping

by Mitch Hauschildt, ATC

Online Course

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Utilizing tissue drag via tweak taping can be a powerful and effective technique for reducing pain while improving function and range of motion in specific areas of the body. Join NCAA athletic trainer Mitch Hauschildt for a course in tweak taping is simple, cost effective and produces quick results, making it an ideal intervention for a number of patients and clients. We will dive deep into the mechanism behind the technique to gain an understanding as to exactly how tweak taping works, as well as demonstrate several strategies to tape different areas of the body and present a number of case studies to close the loop on this exciting taping technique.

Available Course Credits

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Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the proposed mechanisms that make tweak taping an effective technique
  • Utilize a simple evaluation process to identify the location and direction of tweak taping techniques
  • Determine which patients and clients that are likely to respond well to tweak taping applications

Course Content

Advanced Tweak Taping
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Mitch Hauschildt, ATC


Mitch Hauschildt, ATC is a certified athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a certified Club Coach by USA Weightlifting. MTS is a full service Sports Medicine and Sports Performance consultancy which he created to help coaches, trainers, therapists, and other health professionals and athletes reach their full potential in their athletic related endeavors. In addition to being the founder and President of MTS, Mitch serves as the Prevention, Rehab, and Physical Performance Coordinator for 16 sports, as well as the strength and conditioning coach for Women’s basketball and Volleyball at Missouri State University. His areas of interest included functional movement and biomechanics, high speed treadmill training, and metabolics. He believes that sports are not only a great outlet for people of all ages and levels to get exercise, express themselves and relieve stress, but sport teaches us all a great deal about ourselves and others.

Hour 1: 

  • Define tweak taping 
  • Describe who will benefit the most from tweak taping 
  • Explore the proposed mechanisms underlying tweak taping 

Hour 2:  

  • Learn various regions of the body that respond well to tweak taping including the shoulder, lumbar spine, hip, knee, and muscle belly 
  • Discuss case studies related to advanced tweak taping techniques 


This course is valid for continuing education credit through NUHS in the following states, so long as it falls within the scope of practice as outlined by the corresponding state board: AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, DC, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY (Considered distance learning, please check with your board how many hours you are allowed

Please note that online continuing education is not recognized in the following states: FL, LA, MS, OK, WI

CEU approval for this course has been submitted and is pending: GA, NM, MO, PA, TX

*NUHS makes no representation either directly or indirectly that the substantive matter being presented is approved or within respective scope of licensing. It remains the attendees’ responsibility to contact the state board(s) from which they seek continuing education credits for purposes of ensuring said board(s) approves both the delivery method and content as they relate to this event.


Advanced Tweak Taping meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MA, MN, NH, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY

Advanced Tweak Taping meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of approval by TPTA, Approval #75439TX for 2 contact hours: AK, AZ, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, MI, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA.

FL – This course is approved by the FPTA for 2 hours, CE Broker Approval #:CE23-907902

IL - Advanced Tweak Taping (2 contact hours) meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of a National University of Health Sciences approval: IL . NUHS is recognized by the Secretary of States Department of Education.

KY – This course is Category 2 continued competency activity by the APTA Kentucky. Category 2 activities include courses that are less than 3 hours in length; these courses do not require formal approval.

TX – This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2.00 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Approval #75439TX


Advanced Tweak Taping (BOC Approved provider # P8570) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of (2 hours/CEUs Advanced Tweak Taping Category A). ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


Advanced Tweak Taping is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). Provider #179.

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