Become a Sports Massage Therapist
If you are a Fitness Professional who is looking to enhance their knowledge, skill set and business income or if you currently have no fitness qualifications, our Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy will qualify you to the industry recognised standard.
Upon completion of this qualification you will be certified to work as an employed or self employed Sports Massage Therapist.
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Sports massage is a great addition to any business involving Personal Training, Pilates, or Strength & Conditioning. It so also a very profitable career choice for those who just deliver Sports Massage treatments as the sole entity for their business.
The demand for specialists to treat injuries and aid rehabilitation is no longer just for professional athletes, it is now utilised by every day gym users and by those who are simply active individuals.
How It Works
As with all of our courses, the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is delivered by industry experienced tutors. Allowing us to not just teach our students to the syllabus standard, but to be able to pass on all the knowledge and experience of actively doing sports massage to a range of different individuals over the years. This really does allow students to enter into the industry with the knowledge and confidence that is needed.
To pass this course we will be asking to you collect a portfolio of sports massage treatments which allows you to learn, ask questions and to gain feedback from our course tutors. As always we will be giving you support throughout the course and when you are building up your business.
Upon completion of this course you will be an industry recognised Sports Massage Therapist.
What really gives our students the confidence in delivering sports massage to clients is the practical elements to our course. You will learn how to use all the techniques to treat the different areas of the body and how to advise the correct treatment to address rehabilitation and strengthening of muscle imbalances. This ensures that when you are offering Sports Massage as your business, you will be confident and experienced in what you are doing.
On the course you will learn the following:
- Sports Massage Treatments and Techniques
- Understanding the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
- Muscle Energy Techniques
- Treatment Planning to Aid Rehabilitation
- Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised, both in the United Kingdom and Worldwide, meaning you can work as a Pilates Instructor almost anywhere in the world.
Upon completion of our qualifications, you’ll also be able to gain membership with the standardising body for the Health and Fitness Industry, the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).