Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Details:
Cost: £490 (including deposit of £100)
- Course SJN15. Jun Sat 15th, Sun 16th, Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd + Jul Sat 13th, Sun 14th, Sat 20th, Sun 21st
- Course SJN24. Jun Mon 24th, Tue 25th, Wed 26th, Thu 27th + Jul Mon 29th, Tue 30th, Wed 31st + Aug Thu 1st
- Course SS21 Sep Sat 21st, Sun 22nd, Sat 28th, Sun 29th + Oct Sat 5th, Sun 6th, Sat 26th, Sun 27th
- Course SS30 Sep Mon 30th + Oct Tue 1st, Wed 2nd, Thu 3rd Mon 28th, Tue 29th, Wed 30th, Thu 31st
- Course SN2 Nov Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd, Sat 9th, Sun 10th, Sat 30th + Dec Sun 1st, Sat 7th, Sun 8th
- Course SN11 Nov Mon 11th, Tue 12th, Wed 13th, Thu 14th +Dec Mon 9th, Tue 10th, Wed 11th, Thu 12th
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.
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.
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 £140.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.
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.
Membership is available to the Sports Massage Association.
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm depending on the group size, which is kept at eight or below for more individual attention.
The Sports Massage diploma is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications.
The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for students in the Manchester area.
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