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Comparison Chart: The Old and New 300-Hour Standards

As a reference tool for RYS 200 & 500s (these schools hold two separate designations: RYS 200 and RYS 300), you can compare the old and new Standards below. You'll notice that the new Standards actually offer much more flexibility, with a wider range of elective hours, than the old ones.


For the full Standards and explanations, please visit the 300-Hour advanced standards page. You can also view all RYS designations, to review the distinctions between a RYS 200, RYS 300 and RYS 500.


 

OLD 300-Hour Standards

NEW 300-Hour Standards

(Effective December 2013)

Techniques Training/Practice

90

50

Min. Contact Hours

60

25

Min. Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s)

60

25

Teaching Methodology

18

5

Min. Contact Hours

12

5

Min. Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s)

12

5

Anatomy and Physiology

21

15

Min. Contact Hours

12

10

Min. Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s)

0

0

Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

36

30

Min. Contact Hours

22

25

Min. Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s)

0

0

Practicum

24

30

Min. Contact Hours

12

15

Min. Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s)

6

5

Electives

111

170

Remaining Contact Hours

147

190

Remaining Contact Hours
w/ Lead Trainer(s)

42

100

TOTAL TRAINING HOURS

300

300

Total min. Contact Hours

265*

270*

Total min. Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s)

120

135

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