This sports massage course is designed to give you the basic requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a sports massage practitioner on non-pathological tissue ( i.e. non injured) .
Once completed you will be able to apply preventative treatment and post event treatment to encourage the health of muscle and connective tissue, help improve the range of movement, tone, symmetry, balance of muscle and quality of posture.
This course will guide you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory which forms the foundation for the practice of Sports massage therapy. Subjects that will need to be studied will include functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing
In addition you will develop the understanding, skills and techniques to plan, prepare for and apply a range of sports massage methods to uninjured clients.
Progression - This can lead to the full Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) which will equip you to work in an unsupervised capacity following home study and the completion of a number of case studies and final written and practical assessments.
The full Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) is endorsed by the Sports Massage Association