Sports Massage Training Course

2 day intensive Sports Massage course, ideal for those who have studied body massage and wish to further/deepen your understanding.

Sports Massage Training Course

A fully accredited Sports Massage Diploma Course brought to you by Essential Thyme and The Therapy Training School.  Designed to give you the basic requisite understanding of the skills required to work as a Sports Massage Therapist on non-pathological tissue (non-injured), it comprises of home study and a theory test, 2 days practical hands-on learning after which if your assessor is satisfied with your ability and understanding you will be awarded your diploma.

Once you have completed this diploma course, you will be able to apply preventative and post-event treatment that encourages the health of both muscles and connective tissue, help improve the range of your client’s movement as well as the tone, symmetry, balance of muscle and quality of posture.

Modules include:

Module 1
Introduction to Sports massage therapy

Module 2
The role of the Sports massage therapist
Limitations and referrals

Module 3
Effects and benefits in detail

Module 4
Indications for Sports massage
Postural assessment

Module 5
Contraindications
Precautions
Restrictions

Module 6
Classifications of injuries

Module 7
Pre exercise: warm up
After exercise: cool down
Flexibility
Re-assessing clients

Module 8
Setting up for treatment
Client preparation
Consultation
Informed consent
Before and after treatment protocols
Massage mediums

Module 9
Sports massage techniques

Module 10
Front body massage
Back body massage
Massage techniques at a glance

 

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