Sports massage courses have gained popularity in recent years, with more people training to meet the increasing demand for expertise in treating specialist injuries and rehabilitating sports enthusiasts. Our Sports Massage Course offers an in depth and fascinating curriculum, covering the world of sports massage therapy – perfect for new and experienced personal trainers alike.
Add another income stream to your business.
If you are looking to gain practical up-to-minute knowledge in a area which complements your skills as a fitness instructor or personal trainer, a Focus Training Sports Massage Therapy Course is perfect for you! Expand your range of services by helping new and existing clients recover more quickly from injury whilst adding another income stream to your business. Enquire about sports massage training today!
What Will I Learn On The Sports Massage Course?
Qualifications gained from our Sports Massage Courses are ideal for certified personal trainers who are looking to provide a sports massage therapy service that gives them an added edge over the competition.
The course covers a range of specialist areas including:
- Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
- Palpation (locating through touch) of bony landmarks, ligaments, origins and insertions
- Sports massage techniques, including:
- Petrissage and pressures
- Muscle energy technique
- Assessing clients and treatment planning
- Assisting tissue repair
- Providing professional practice
- Providing post-treatment care
How Is The Sports Massage Course Delivered?
All of your learning materials, including an Active IQ manual, can be accessed via the eLearning portal. Hardcopy manuals can be purchased at an extra cost.
After completing your home study, you will attend 6 practical course days, which will be three 2-day attendances, each approximately a month apart (this will allow you to practice your skills at home after each weekend before coming back to learn more!) Tutors will observe you practicing and give specific feedback on your techniques. The practical assessment will be on day 6 of the course.
Course attendance will be at one of our training centres throughout the UK. Check course availability.
How Do I Submit My Sports Massage Coursework?
You need to submit your home-study units either electronically or you could choose to complete it hand written if you prefer.
If you have any special learning needs please do not hesitate to discuss them with our advisers, we will do as much as is practicable to assist.
How are Sports Massage Courses assessed?
In order to successfully complete this course, assessment will include the following:
- Home study worksheets
- Multiple choice theory exams
- Observed practical assessment