Sports massage is the application of massage techniques which will enable the athlete to achieve their highest potential by accelerating the body’s natural healing process during post-training recovery sessions. Massage helps to reduce the chances of injury by identifying and eliminating conditions in the muscle tissue that are a potential risk of injury. Regular sports massage may extend the athletes career.
This is a practically based course which introduces the student to theory and application of the Sports massage technique.
The course format is comprised of live practical lectures.
After successfully completing this practical module, the learner will be competent to utilize this massage technique
Prior Learning Required
- No prior qualification is required. However we recommend at least a Fitness Instructor certification in order to gain the full benefit of this course.
- Practical Examination
- Pass Mark 60%
- Submission of case studies and online portfolio
Sports massage is a supplement to recovery and training techniques and not a complete massage qualification.