This qualification is ideal for those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes.
The qualification consists of five mandatory units:Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
Principles of health and fitness
Professional practice in sports massage
Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
Sports massage treatments
We will help you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology and specifically to sports massage and the principles of health and fitness. Our team of expert tutors will equip you to better understand the athlete, the problems they may be incurring and how sports massage can help.
In addition, you will develop an understanding of the differences between soft tissue dysfunction and injury and the role that sports massage plays.
Pre-requisite: You will need some experience of massage (ideally level 3 Swedish). We recognise RPL (recognised prior learning) and each application is considered on an individual basis
Next Start Date: 2nd March 2018