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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Cost: £550 (including deposit of £100)

Course SM28 Mar Sat 28th, Sun 29th + Apr Sat 4th, Sun 5th, Sat 18th, Sun 19th + May Sat 16th, Sun 17th

Course SA6 Apr Mon 6th, Tue 7th, Wed 8th, Thu 9th + May Mon 11th, Tue 12th, Wed 13th, Thu 14th

Course SJU6 Jun Sat 6th, Sun 7th , Sat 13th, Sun 14th, Sat 27th, Sun 28th + Jul Sat 11th, Sun 12th

Course SJU8 Jun Mon 8th, Tue 9th, Wed 10th, Thu 11th + Jul Mon 6th, Tue 7th, Wed 8th, Thu 9th

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Course Content
Sports massage treatment to prevent and treat sports injuries, both in and out of competition. Sports massage preparing for, and aiding recovery at sports venues. Muscle actions and joint movements related to sporting performance. Musculo-skeletal injuries. The healing process. The stages of rehabilitation. Injury prevention. Active, passive and advanced stretching techniques for conditioning and maintenance purposes. Psychological effects of injury on athletes and rehabilitation.

Course Tutors
Gary Rodgers

Entry Requirements
If you do not have any previous massage experience you will need to attend our Introduction to Massage weekend.

Examination System
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. A fee of £140.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. This qualification is recognised by the SMA (Sports Massage Association) and the fitness and sports therapy industries in the UK and overseas.

Professional Insurance
Membership is available to the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for sports therapists in the UK through the International Council of Health, Fitness & Sports Therapists. You may also join other organisations such as the Sports Massage Association. Employment is available in clinics, gyms, sports centres and part-time freelance, working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for sports therapists in the Manchester area.

Further Information
The sports massage certificate course includes ‘hands on’ training in sports massage. Course times are from 10.30 am to about 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
You will learn how to assess the client and perform sports massage to a professional standard, plus the background knowledge necessary to setup in business. The sports massage certificate qualification is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications in holistic therapies. The group size is kept at ten or below for individual attention. The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in
South Manchester.  In certain circumstances we may be able to offer a monthly payment scheme. Part-time work experience for students is available at Manchester Therapy Centre.

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Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Cost: £390 - (including deposit of £100)

(dates available later)

Course Content
A highly practical course together with underpinning theory.
• Practical anatomy and physiology which will allow you to recognise which structures require massage.
• Palpation skills to identify bony areas, joint lines, muscle origins and insertions.
• Client assessment including range of movement and postural symmetry
• Safe and effective application of a range of sports massage techniques.
• The ability to assess the effectiveness of treatment
• Be able to deliver sports massage across a range of clients in different environments.
• be able to apply sports massage to prevent and manage injury

Course Tutors
Gary Rodgers

Entry Requirements
A Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is required.

Examination System
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. A fee of £125.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. This qualification is recognised by the SMA (Sports Massage Association) and the fitness and sports therapy industries in the UK and overseas.

Professional Insurance
Membership is available to the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for sports therapists in the UK through the International Council of Health, Fitness & Sports Therapists. You may also join other organisations such as the Sports Massage Association. Employment is available in clinics, gyms, sports centres and part-time freelance, working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for sports therapists in the Manchester area.

Further Information
The sports massage certificate course includes ‘hands on’ training in sports massage. Course times are from 10.30 am to about 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
You will learn how to assess the client and perform sports massage to a professional standard, plus the background knowledge necessary to setup in business. The sports massage certificate qualification is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications in holistic therapies. The group size is kept at ten or below for individual attention. The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in
South Manchester.  In certain circumstances we may be able to offer a monthly payment scheme. Part-time work experience for students is available at Manchester Therapy Centre.

Terms & Conditions
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(Updated February, 2020)


 

 

 



 




 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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