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Event Sports Massage

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Language course start date Duration Day Trainer
  • Eng
  • Eng
  • Sat, 06/01/18 - 10:00 am
  • Sat, 13/01/18 - 10:00 am
  • Sat, 20/01/18 - 10:00 am
  • Sat, 27/01/18 - 10:00 am
  • 4 Days
  • 4 Days
  • 4 days
  • 4 days
  • Sat
  • sat
  • sat
  • sat


Sports massage is the use of massage for the treatment and prevention of sports injuries. It can be used as part of a training programme to help prevent injury; as part of a rehabilitation programme to treat injury; as part of a warm-up for an event and as part of the wind-down after the event. It helps improve the suppleness and flexibility of muscles and joints, improves lymph and blood circulation and assists the body systems in functioning at their optimum level.

In this course you will learn how to use different massage techniques before, during and after athletic events to help relieve muscle ache and soreness so as to ensure faster recovery and injury prevention. 


What will I learn?

  1. Benefits and Effects of Sports Massage
  2. Sports Massage Techniques. Cover: advanced classical Swedish massage movements,  compression, frictioning and connective tissue massage, stretching
  3. Pre-event sports massage - what is it?  which techniques are used?
  4. Post-event sports massage - what is it? which technques are used?
  5. Contraindications & Precautions
  6. Hands on practicum - practical training on key muscle groups, their origins and insertions

Suitable for Physical Education teachers, coaches, athletes and anyone who wishes to acquire event sports massage techniques

Participants to take note:

  1. Participants must be prepared to massage and be massaged by other participants if not attending with partner.
  2. Participants are required to come in sports attire: running shorts and tee-shirts. Nails need to be trimmed and hair tied back (if long).
  3. Preferable to have completed a basic body massage course before attending this course. We recommend Swedish Massage or any oil massage.



Course Administration

Course Duration

18 hours with e-learning


Course Fee $270

Registration fee $50 (non-refundable)

Certificate awarded
Certificate of Attendance
Progress pathway
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage,
ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Lymphatic Massage
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
WSQ Provide Sports Massage


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