Sports Massage Level 3 Diploma

5 out of 5 based on 18 customer ratings
(18 customer reviews)


You will learn how to assess the client and perform sports massage to a professional standard.

“Really enjoyed the course. Gary is very knowledgeable and a great tutor”

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Product Description

Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Details:

Cost: £490 (including deposit of £100)

  • Course SN4. Nov 2017 Sat 4th, Sun 5th, Sat 11th, Sun 12th + Dec Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd, Sat 9th, Sun 10th
  • Course SN6. Nov 2017 Mon 6th, Tue 7th, Wed 8th, Thu 9th + Dec Mon 4th, Tue 5th, Wed 6th, Thu 7th
  • Course SJ27. Jan 2018 Sat 27th, Sun 28th + Feb Sat 3rd, Sun 4th, Sat 10th, Sun 11th, Sat 24th, Sun 25th
  • Course SF5. Feb 2018 Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Wed 7th, Thu 8th + Mar Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Wed 7th, Thu 8th
  • Course SA7. Apr 2018 Sat 7th, Sun 8th, Sat 14th, Sun 15th, Sat 21st, Sun 22nd + May Sat 5th, Sun 6th
  • Course SA23. Apr 2018 Mon 23rd, Tue 24th, Wed 25th, Thu 26th + May Mon 21st, Tue 22nd, Wed 23rd, Thu 24th

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
Previous qualification in massage is preferable. Attendance at an introductory massage weekend prior to the course is necessary if you have not had any previous massage experience. Alternatively, you may arrange private massage tuition with us prior to starting the course.

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. Please note that a fee of £125.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
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 Sports Massage Association.

Further Information
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
The Sports Massage diploma is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications.
The group size is usually kept at eight or below for more individual attention.
The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in South Manchester.

Recent Student Feedback
“Very enjoyable good to work in smaller groups”
“Gary has extensive knowledge and helped”
“Would recommend to anyone interested in this line of career”
“Although intensive it is very enjoyable the knowledge was easy to understand”
“You were made to feel part of the group, your input was listened to”
“There is a lot to get through but the handouts are clear”
“Tutor was very knowledgeable and if asked a question ensured you understood it before moving on”
“Overall Great”
“Really enjoyed the course Gary is very knowledgeable and a great tutor”
“Can’t wait to put newly learned techniques into practice”
“Tutor excellent and knows his stuff”
“Gary brilliant, above and beyond both inside and outside the classroom”
“Email handouts were very helpful as they are to hand on phone”
“Gary is an excellent tutor, very informative and helpful”
“More info and handouts than expected, great balance of practical and theory”
“Can’t say enough good things about Gary! Brilliant tutor”
“Really enjoyed the course and learned lots which will help me grow my business. I’d recommend it to anyone”
“We were given handouts, PDFs and supporting information as well as shown informative DVDs and power point slides”
“Very intense but covered everything in a lot of detail”
“Would recommend, also somebody recommended it for me to book on”
“Lots of information/handouts helpful”
“Excellent teacher”
“love his teaching style”
“Very helpful Very knowledgeable”

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18 reviews for Sports Massage Level 3 Diploma

  1. 5 out of 5


    Already recommended it to friends. Facilities clean and well prepared. Both practical and written well prepared and presented. Gary gave lots of support

  2. 5 out of 5


    Course taught a variety of techniques, all to a high standard. Room good

  3. 5 out of 5


    Course exceeded expectations, Facilites clean and tidy. Good balance of theory and practical Gary superb! Feel fortunate that he has been my tutor.

  4. 5 out of 5


    Very good course, integrates more than you expect. Adapted well to individuals needs. All staff friendly and polite, videos great tool when teaching the A+P Gary seemed like he is successful and demonstrated techniques well.

  5. 5 out of 5


    Loved it!

  6. 5 out of 5


    Tutor extremely attentive, Gary clearly passionate about his teaching. Definitely would recommend. Centre clean and easy to find handouts helpful tutor taught the course in a relaxing and approachable manner, making it enjoyable and understandable

  7. 5 out of 5


    Great course tutor right balance of work and fun

  8. 5 out of 5


    Gary great! Will recommend MSM

  9. 5 out of 5


    Tutor easy going and competant with information warm good learning /working environment.

  10. 5 out of 5


    Learned a lot. Gary great!

  11. 5 out of 5


    Found school on the internet, good courses

  12. 5 out of 5


    Would recomend the course, enjoyed it. Days a good balance of practical and theory. Gary good, happy to repeat where required

  13. 5 out of 5


    Nice relaxed teaching style

  14. 5 out of 5


    Great course facilities fine. Enjoyed all aspects of the course. Gary great tutor! Provided a good amount of guidance

  15. 5 out of 5


    Good course Good tutor Facilities meet needs

  16. 5 out of 5


    Excellent tuition, good facilities and polite staff. Helpful resources. Keen to do Level 4 when it becomes available

  17. 5 out of 5


    Enjoyed the course & excellent tutor

  18. 5 out of 5


    Great all round course

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