Pre and Post Event Sports Massage Techniques

Pre and Post Event Sports Massage Techniques Overview

Pre and Post Event Sports Massage Techniques

This course is for experienced massage practitioners only and covers all aspects of sports massage techniques to enable the therapist to understand the effect and benefits of massage to assist in dealing with training requirements and preventing injury.

On this course you will learn sports massage techniques. Sports massage is the term applied to the discipline of using Massage therapy for the specific benefit of management, manipulation, rehabilitation and muscle balance of the soft tissues of the body.

This course is for qualified therapists who want to work with athletes in a competitive environment. The course will include Pre-event massage to prepare muscles to perform and the athlete to compete and also Post-event massage to remove toxins and waste and to minimise the after effects of competition performance, first response treatments for soft tissue injuries.

Fee: £160 to be paid in full

Section One:

Course Objective

Section Two:  

Body Mechanics
History of Sports Massage
Benefits of Sports (pre/post) Event Massage

Section Three: 

Healing Crisis
Aftercare Advice
Client Consultation
Consultation Form
GP Referral Letter
Under 16 consent Form
Client Disclaimer

Section Four:

Preparing your Work Area
Health & Safety

Section Five:

Professional Ethics
Data Protection/Client Confidentiality

Section Six:


Section Seven:

Anatomy and Physiology

Section Eight:

Contagious Conditions

Section Nine:

Massage Movements

Section Ten:

Home study questions

Section Eleven:

Pre Event Massage Routine
Post Event Massage Routine