Kinetic Chain Release (KCR)

Foundation Protocol

For Medically Trained Professionals


KCR is the Perfect Course for CPD and Post Grad Qualification

Physiotherapists, Chiropractors and Osteopaths love our one-day, intensive post grad or CPD course.

Kinetic Chain Release (KCR) is a gentle and powerful assessment and mobilisation protocol and is a fantastic addition to any tool kit.

KCR’s one day intensive course provides medical professionals the opportunity to quickly and easily employ our scientifically proven balances, releases, and mobilisations to boost your professional offering.

To discover how you can improve your competitiveness and offer a fuller and more successful service with KCR – book today.

Entry Requirements: Medically Qualified

Course Duration: One Day (7 hands-on hours)

Qualification Obtained: Certificate of Completion of KCR Protocol enabling full, immediate implementation.
Further Accreditation can be obtained after completion which includes access to full membership privileges.

The Course Teaches: Kinetic Chain Release is a simple yet extremely effective system of medically and scientifically recognised and approved series of gentle mobilisations and stretches as developed by Scottish Physiotherapist Hugh Gilbert.

You will be taught the complete, twenty-three step Kinetic Chain Release (KCR) protocol in a classroom setting with hand-on experience.

You will learn how to deliver Kinetic Chain Release (KCR), include it in your practice, and manage practical steps such as insurance and eventual accreditation.

As well as being a powerful addition to your practice this foundation course opens the gateway to the KCR Academy Pathway to Bodywork Mastery. Many Physiotherapists and medical professionals have completed this academic learning pathway.

Kinetic Chain Release Protocol received a 99% ranking from FOTO an industry leading outcomes management system which evaluated of 2500 KCR case studies against a huge data base of over 36 million.

That means that KCR is now ranked as a number one treatment in the USA and Canada.

Out of the 2400 clinician case studies that KCR has been ranked against a large majority were Physiotherapists.

A comparison of treated conditions showed that for neck complaints an average of 10.8 visits were compared against the Gold Standard KCR only required 1.3

The effectiveness of most comparable treatments was 10 to 11 sessions for full recovery where as KCR averaged at just 1.6 sessions. A massive reduction in recovery time and costs for patients.

Such a great success rate is why KCR is rapidly growing to become the Gold Standard for treatment.

One Day Course Fee: £360.00
Hours: 09:00 – 17:00
Payment Options: Non-refundable Deposit £75.00 holds place until 14 days in advance when balance will be due.
Full Amount £360.00 payable on booking.

Class sizes are limited in order to provide a comfortable learning environment with plenty of personal attention from professional instructors and teaching assistants. We recommend early registration to avoid disappointment.

Doors open at 8:30 for sign-in. Class time runs from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm both days, with a one-hour lunch break from 12:30 to 1:30. We aim to begin and end promptly for those with travel arrangement requirements.

Course Location:

KCR Academy
The Watermill House
at Aiket Castle
Dunlop, East Ayrshire

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When can I start using KCR?

When you have completed the KCR Level 1 course and are fully insured (as outlined on the course) you can offer KCR to your clients.

How soon can I take the next level courses?

There is no required wait period so you can take the next scheduled course Introduction to Connective Tissue. Once this course has been completed then you may progress up the Pathway to Bodywork Mastery as you choose.

I have no previous (bodywork) experience, can I take the class?

Yes, the KCR Level 1 course is designed to accommodate beginners and  experienced practitioners alike.

Can I take the course if I am pregnant?

Yes, however you must inform us in advance by email to and remind the instructors upon arrival at your class. You will be able to perform the techniques but not have them performed on you.

What do I need to bring and wear for the class?

Please bring pen and paper but do not permit electronic devices to be used in class. Wear loose comfortable clothing such as exercise wear. Denim jeans and dresses are not suitable.

Is lunch provided?

We provided tea, coffee, water and biscuits during breaks. There are many nearby options for purchasing lunch – or bring a bagged lunch to eat in the Academy. We do not have kitchen facilities.

Limited Numbers

Our short, intensive one-day course for medical professionals are highly popular. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Grow Your Business

KCR is such an effective and powerful balance and mobilisation tool our accredited practitioners have found that simple word of mouth about KCR’s effectiveness has created a real boost to earnings.

Become an Accredited Member

Our accredited members enjoy continued support, promotion and and access to a wide range of materials, events and offerings throughout the year.

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KCR Facility


KCR Academy

Near Dunlop, East Ayrshire

Phone: Office Hours Only – Leave a Message and One of Our Team Will Get Back to You Shortly


Mb. (+44) 7500 734646