Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Details:
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.
Cost: £550 (including deposit of £100)
- Course SJ25 Jan Sat 25th, Sun 26th + Feb Sat 1st, Sun 2nd, Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd + Mar Sat 7th, Sun 8th
- Course SF3 Feb Mon 3rd, Tue 4th, Wed 5th, Thu 6th + Mar Mon 2nd, Tue 3rd, Wed 4th, Thu 5th
- 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
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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“Very intense but covered everything in a lot of detail”
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“love his teaching style”
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