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Posting Check List

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 In order to receive your certificate, please make sure that your certification forum posts comply with the following check list.

You can download this list as a pdf document (right click & save)
Download Check List Here

To keep the forum posting and the certification process organized, and to set a standard of minimum requirements, please follow these steps:

1. Forum profile

===>  Complete your forum profile.

Use your actual first and last name. This needs to be the same name as in your certification registration so that we can match up our records.

Your forum display name has to be your actual name, not something totally unrelated like “yogibear37”.

Use the same name, your real first and last name, for certification registration, forum profile display name, and topic title!

===> Fill out your biographical information to help us relate to you. This should include

  • Your massage and/or yoga experience (if any)
  • What you do for a living
  • In which country and state you are living
  • What your native language is (if not English)

2. The correct forum
Your certification forum posts need to be in the Thai Massage Video Course forum, not in any other forum.

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3. Topic title

The topic title has to include your first and last name AND the name of the course which you are taking.

Examples: Debbie Smith’s Complete Thai Massage course notes (or course experience, or progress notes or something like that)

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4. Module number

Every post has to include the module number for easy reference:

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5. Number of modules/posts

Each course module has to be addressed individually. Modules cannot be combined. There needs to be one post for each course module.

number_of_modules

 

6. Post length

You need to write several sentences. One sentence is not enough.

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7. Post content

Do NOT only list the content of the module. Instead write about your experience with it, your practice, feedback from practice partners, how people react to Thai Massage where you live, what kinds of problems you are trying to help people with, or ask questions, if you have any.

First, only listing the content of a video does not show that you are working with the material. And second, it is dry and boring to read!

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8. Forum post organization

All your forum posts have to be under the same topic. Do not start a new “topic” for every post. Only “Reply” to each post.  In this way all your posts will stay together and can be found easily.

If you are not sure what this means or how to implement it, please read this explanation: How To Keep Your Forum Posts Organized or watch the video on this page: Certification Tutorial

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And finally…

Here is an example how a correct certification forum post should look like. This post is just long enough to be acceptable, and it includes the student’s experience with the module and her partner’s feedback.

You can write a longer post, but the post below is the minimum standard.

This makes it obvious that the student is actually practicing the material, and that’s what the certification forum posting is meant to demonstrate.

sample_post

For our complete Certification Tutorial please visit this page:
https://thaihealingmassage.com/info/forum-posting-for-certification/

Here is a short, but important tutorial. It shows you how to make sure that you never lose any of your forum posts:
https://thaihealingmassage.com/info/how-to-recover-forum-posts/