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A Level 3 sports massage therapist’s role includes planning, providing and evaluating sports massage treatments. Treatments can be carried out for pre-, post- and inter-event, maintenance and restorative purposes, using a range of basic massage techniques.


Scope of practice is restricted to working on dysfunctional tissue and excludes working on recent acute injuries or pre-existing conditions.


This course is for individuals who wish to become a qualified sports massage therapist. It is an ideal accompaniment for both new and experienced personal trainers. This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge required for a career in sports massage therapy as either an employed or self-employed sports massage therapist.


Students will take part in a number of sports massage practical workshops throughout the course. This will include students working with each other and providing sports massage treatments to other students on the course. You will need to be physically fit enough and willing to take part in each of the practical workshops.


Learners will cover:
Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage

  • Principles of health and fitness

  • Professional practice in sports massage

  • The principles of soft tissue dysfunction

  • Fundamentals of sports massage treatments

Skills relating to the qualification:

  • Assessment and screening of clients for sports massage treatments

  • Formulation of massage strategies in accordance with clients’ requirements and


  • Application of fundamental sports massage techniques

Evaluation of sports massage treatments


  • Face-to-face practical tuition + assessments + home study

  • 1-2-1 sessions will be available for any learners requiring additional support


    Certification / Assessment
    Multiple choice theory paper
    Observation of practical - 3 treatment sessions


Course total: £1195.00

Current Offer on Payment Upfront: £895.00


Payment Plan:

Please note if you prefer to do the payment plan option a minimum deposit is due of £300. The course total is £1195 and the remaining balance will be due before you will be able to take any of the exams (practical or written)

Level 3 - Sports Massage Therapy

SKU: 366615376135191
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