Advanced Training Level II

Prerequisites: Completion of the Rock and Water three day workshop and one year extensive Rock and Water experience in teaching the program to students is essential.

Overview: The Rock and Water Level II Advanced training concentrates on the basics of the program covering grounding and centring exercises, standing strong, rock and water attitude in physical- and verbal communication and in relationships, body language, breath exercises, boundary awareness exercises, and very effective anti bullying exercises. This training focus’s on the first 6 lessons of the Rock and Water Program, the full program consists of 14 lessons (143 exercises).

Lesson 1 – Standing Strong Lesson 2 – Rock and Water Lesson 3 – Breathing strength Lesson 4 – Rock and Water in the school yard Lesson 5 – Boundaries Lesson 6 – Rock and Water in personal contact

Training has been designed especially for educators who have completed the 3 day training and would like to increase their presentation and delivery skills. You will be able to deliver a 1 day introductory workshops to colleagues and parents within their current school that you are teaching in. This will enable your school to have a whole school approach to the program. It is important to remember once trained you can only teach the 1 day introductory workshop and not the FULL 3 day training.

School teachers: Completion of the training and what this allows you to do: Completion of the Level II advanced training allows you run 1 day Introductory workshop to your colleagues within your organisation/school as well as run two-hour information sessions parents/colleagues.

Youth organization/educators: Completion of the training and what this allows you to do: If you work for an organization which runs a number of programs within schools you can NOT run 1 day introductory workshops for teachers within schools you can only teach other colleagues from your own organization. You can however run two-hour information sessions for parents/teachers within the schools that you are working.

Further Information seminars and workshops in:

New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory  / Tasmania


South Australia / Victoria / Northern Territory

West Australia

New Zealand


Rock and Water in the United Kingdom (Coventry, West Midlands)

Gadaku Institute, located in the Netherlands, has set up a new partnership with Rock and Water Ltd.

Rock and Water Ltd is the contracted provider of Rock and Water training courses in the United Kingdom. 

This year the 3-day Rock and Water training course will be held in Conventry, West Midlands. The 3-day Training Course is the most comprehensive Rock and Water experience. The training provides each participant with an intensive overview, the philosophy and theory, and learning many games, exercises and best practice strategies in order to deliver the Rock and Water programma.

The course will be presented by Freerk Ykema, programme author and founder of Gadaku Institute, from the 18th, 19th and 20th of March 2020. For registration or more information about the course: CLICK

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