Plyometric Training

Lead Instructors:  Alvaro RomanoRaphael Romano
 Access:  Public   Status:  Active   Lesson:  Part of Course
This lesson will integrate many exciting combination moves, including stretches and push-ups. Here we will focus on some strength training as well as flexibility and fluidity.

Lesson Specs


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  5. Review the lesson multiple times to build confidence.

Lesson Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Exercise #1
  3. Summary

Lead Instructors

Alvaro Romano

During the 80s Master Alvaro Romano decided to spread the world his lifestyle and his quality of life. After having his university degree and post degree in Physical Education, he decided to develop a workout technology beyond of everything that was ever done before: Ginastica Natural®.

In the beginning, Alvaro Romano perfected a type of training he would do on his own to, later, apply in class. For the safety of those practicing it, he conducted an in-depth study into the movements. His first experience applying Ginastica Natural® techniques was with himself and the athletes he trained.

Founder and creator of the Ginastica Natural® method, Alvaro Romano has a Post-Graduate degree in Physical Education and Recreation, author of the book “Ginastica Natural®” (Press Publishing House, 1987), Romano is also present in the collection “An anthology on physical activities” (Midiograf Publishing, 1987).


Raphael Romano

Director of Education the Ginastica Natural® method, Raphael Romano has been involved with Ginastica Natural® since he was 8 years old. His roots made him grow learning and developing this technique, following the steps of his father and Master, Alvaro Romano, the creator of Ginastica Natural® method.

Graduated in Physical Education at Estacio de Sa University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Raphael participates in specific training of high performance athletes training for MMA, Jiu-Jitsu, Surf, and other sports

Names including Vitor Belfort, Rodrigo Minotauro, Xande Ribeiro, Fabricio Camoes, Leticia Ribeiro, Penny Thomas, Fernando Margarida, Neco Padaratz, Fred Pattachia among others, had Raphael Romano as a trainer to develop their skills using the method and influence of Ginastica Natural®.


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