Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy - Performance Training Academy

​'Level 3' Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

BECOME A SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPIST

Upon completion of this qualification you will be certified to work as an employed or self employed 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. 

 

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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.

Your Course Content Includes:

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

COURSE INTRO

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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy - Course Intro

Become a Sports Massage Therapist, working as either employed or self-employed, with our Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy qualification. 

This qualification is perfect for those who want to run their own Sports Massage business either from home, in a gym or at a clinic, or for an existing fitness professional (such as a Personal Trainer) to add another service, further knowledge and extra income to their business.

Across the Level 3 Diploma you will learn the following units:

Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage Therapy

A vitally important unit for all fitness professionals. 

You will learn about the musculo-skeletal system, as well as energy systems, cardiorespiratory system, skin, the lymphatic system and the neuro-endocrine system - all of this will be related fully to how it applies when treating clients with Sports Massage and post-treatment care..

Professional Practice in Sports Massage

Learn how to not just perform Sports Massage, but understand how to build a successful and professional business, and how to ensure you deliver the required standard for the health and fitness industry.

Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction

Be taught about diagnosing and treating a number of different symptoms brought on by exercise, inactivity and other muscle imbalances.

Sports Massage Treatments

Learn how to deliver Sports Massage Techniques to your clients. This unit is extensive and ensures you can practically use Sports Massage with clients, and then be able to confidentally give them post-treatment advice.

Online content and practical workshops

The platforms we use to deliver our content is designed to allow you to learn the theory at home using our online video modules, and then use this knowledge when you attend our clinic based practical workshops with a current fitness professional.

ASSESSMENTS

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy - Assessments

We ensure that all of our students are more than prepared for each and every assessment on their way to qualification. Your support tutor, whom you will have ongoing contact with whenever you need them, will ensure you are fully confident going into each of the following assessments. Our role is to make sure you pass.

Level 3 Assessments are completed on our planned assessment days and are as follows:

  • Multiple Choice Exam:
    • Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage
  • Practical Assessment and Course Portfolio
    • You will be building up a portfolio of work around our practical workshops, showing that you have put all taught sports massage techniques into practice - course portfolio.
    • Performing Sports Massage - practical assessment

The feedback you will gain from each assessment is all part of building up your knowledge, confidence and professional development - ensuring you are primed and ready for your career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness professional. This is added into your course portfolio, in your online student academy, for future reference when you need it the most - working as a fitness professional.

PREREQUISITES

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy - Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required to enrol on this course.

ACCREDITATIONS

YMCA Approved Centre

Accredited by:

The Level 3 Diploma in Soprts Massage Therapy is governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised, both in the United Kingdom and Worldwide, meaning you can work as a Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist 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).

What Our Students Are Saying

Melissa Lang

The whole course from start to finish was well prepared and thought through

Ashley is a fantastic teacher. He is friendly, Very knowledgable and down to earth which makes the training a lot more enjoyable.
The whole course from start to finish was well prepared and thought through. Every practical day was great fun and I learnt a lot. I enjoyed meeting the same group of people each time and building lasting friendships. The theory for the course is perfect as you can do it in your own time in and around busy lifestyles which is perfect for some like me with work commitments and 3 children. I continued to finish my level 2 and started my level 3 straight after and I have just competently completed my final exam all thanks to Ashley @ Performance Training Academy!

Joe Hafner

I would recommend Performance Training Academy to anyone thinking of taking the course

My education with Performance Training Academy was direct and efficient, I conducted my learning on a blended learning basis. I learnt the theory part of the course with one to one help from the course tutor, and I joined a small group to carry out our practical education. It enabled the delivery of the course content to suit my needs.

I successfully achieved my qualification within my needed time scale, learning and retaining more information then I thought I would, as I usually struggle in class-based environments, so with this, I was really impressed and thankful.

I would recommend Performance Training Academy to anyone thinking of taking the course. Their deliverance of the content will keep you engaged and interested throughout the course, they also provide ongoing support after you have completed and begin your career as a Personal Trainer.

I am now working as a recognised Personal Trainer out of a gym in Dubai.

Lily Burks

Performance Training Academy work their hardest to help all students achieve their individual goals within the course

Before starting the course I had no previous coaching or teaching experience. I was a regular gym goer myself but had no base learning in how to instruct. I have always enjoyed working with people and being social, I am a qualified hairdresser as well and have always liked to build relationships and work on self-improvement and care. I wanted to be a Personal Trainer because I became passionate about exercise and enjoyed learning new methods and wanted to share that with the wider world.

The course was a fantastic way to get a feel for the gym environment as it was based in a working gym. My tutor Stuart and Ash who runs Performance Training Academy work their hardest to help all students achieve their individual goals within the course. It’s a very friendly and relaxed environment with a professional feel – which is exactly what they emphasise you convey to your clients.

Now I have qualified I plan on setting up all of my social media bases and working on my fitness personality through these and start to gain clients. I will be working for myself and then eventually look into potentially relocating and working from a gym. I will also be using Ash and Stu in the future for any programme queries or business advice!

Practical Course

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.

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course content

You will learn how to treat the different areas of the body

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In person classes

Classes and events to help you apply your learning

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Independent study

Lots of opportunities for personal study and developing knowledge

YMCA Approved Centre

Fully Accredited

The Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist is governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised

Who Are We?

Meet Ash and the team at the Performance Training Academy.

Ashley Hough PT Trainer
Ashley Hough - Founder of Performance Training Academy

Hi, I’m Ashley Hough, CEO of Performance Training Academy, the South West’s premier personal training qualification provider.
I owned a successful personal training business from 2002-2014, before turning my attention full time to helping our students build their own success as a personal trainer.

As an experienced personal trainer I know success doesn’t stop when you get qualified. To become a successful PT, to have control of your own career and enjoy the freedom of being your own boss, you need to understand how to run and manage your own business. No other course offers this business growth support.

Our ethos is simple: to provide you with the best accredited training available and teach you exactly how to grow a lucrative and successful personal training business so you can enjoy the freedom of working for yourself.

YMCA Approved Centre

Accredited by:

The Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist Diploma is governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised, both in the United Kingdom and Worldwide, meaning you can work as a Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist 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).

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