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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

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.

This qualification provides 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

Progression

This qualification provides progression to:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Content

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • Sports massage treatments

Assessment

  • Coursework
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration / Assignment
  • Multiple Choice Examination