Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (ONLINE)

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/post acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions.

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Description

Aim: To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to offer sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/post acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions.

Objectives:

To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to:

  • Assess clients and construct a sports massage treatment plan.
  • Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction.
  • Understand how to determine the appropriate techniques for specific clients.
  • Apply a range of sports massage techniques and understand their effects on the body.

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no specific entry requirements.
  • There is an element of communication involved (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 3.
  • Performing sports massage is a physical activity and learners will need to be fit enough to carry this out.

Target Learners:

  • Learners aged 16+.
  • Those wishing to pursue a career in sports massage with healthy adults.

This qualification provides progression on to:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy.
  • Routes into fitness instructing.