Sports massage has gained popularity in recent years. As a result, more fitness professionals are enhancing their skills with a Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. There is an increasing demand for expertise in the field. Gym instructors and personal trainers are building on their solid foundations to offer expert therapy to their clients. In particular, the treatment of specialist sport injuries and early rehabilitation. Likewise, massage is being used as a means of preventative therapy by athletes seeking minimum down-time. In response to this, our Sports Massage Course offers an in depth and fascinating curriculum. It covers all aspects of sports massage therapy, making it perfect for both 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.
A Diploma in Sports Massage will greatly improve your knowledge of anatomy and physiology whilst enhancing your earning potential. Enquire about sports massage training today!
What Will I Learn On The Sports Massage Course?
Qualifications gained from a Diploma in Sports Massage are ideal for certified personal trainers. A Diploma in Sports Massage will give you a competitive edge and help you to grow your client base.
The course covers a range of specialist areas including:
- Anatomy and physiology for sports massage therapy
- 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 Therapy Course Delivered?
All of your learning materials, including an Active IQ manual, can be accessed via our e-Learning portal.
After completing your home study, you will attend 6 practical course days. These will comprise three 2-day attendances, each approximately a month apart. This will allow you plenty of time to practice your skills at home. Tutors will observe you practising 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