Sports Massage: Who is this course for?
Maybe you are already qualified as a fitness professional? Maybe you are starting from scratch? This course is tailored for both qualified fitness professionals and unqualified, aspiring professionals. Sports massage really is a good career with lots of potential for progression.
If you are interested in helping people prepare for sporting events, recover after sporting events or simply to relax, becoming a sports massage therapist is very rewarding.
Although you are not qualified to diagnose injuries, you will often find yourself working with other professionals to treat injuries from a massage perspective.
Should you ever wish to take your studies further, sports massage does in fact have a level 4 and a level 5 option. This is where you will be train in the assessment and treatment of sporting injuries. You’ll often find yourself working within a sports club.
How is this course delivered?
Currently, this course is delivered part-time only. The reason here is because we feel students should be given as much opportunity as possible to build upon their experience between teaching weekends. You will practice massage techniques you have learned to help make sure you’re as professional as possible.
Being a professional massage therapist take a lot of practice in addition to the wealth of knowledge you will learn.
The course is a blended mix of classroom learning at set weekends with plenty of theory, practical learning and home study. Whilst studying at your home, you are not alone. Your tutor and our facilities are open to you whenever you need for 1-2-1 support. And remember, you’ll have plenty of opportunity for lots of hands on practice!
You will attend 4 training weekends in total with an additional weekend added if required for more practice before assessment.
What will I be studying?
You will be studying anatomy and physiology to quite an advanced but interesting level.
You will also be studying massage techniques, their history and development in addition to how to administer massage treatments in different environments.
The course is full of fascinating and engaging theory and practical learning that will open your eyes to a new world of effective treatment.
How do I pay my fees?
You have two options here; the government funded, 19+ learner loan. Or our interest free student budget account; VASBA. Both are just as good and are very affordable.
Click each one below to learn more. Then, when you’ve chosen your best option, the enrolment form will be accessible on each page: