Sports Massage Training

Sports massage Training

Sports Massage skills      Sports Massage Techniques 

   ITEC Approved

Sports massage Training


It is recommended that learners hold a level 3 anatomy, physiology and pathology and Swedish massage level 3, before this program.

Sports Massage Training is for learners who want to work within the sports industry.  Many Personal Trainers like to have Sports Massage as part of their services, as they work with athletes and sports enthusiasts.

The qualification consists of mandatory units with a total of 100 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification.

Sports massage training includes:-

• Conducting complex assessment for sports massage training – to include, understanding and undertaking assessment of sports specific posture and gait, conducting complex assessment methods for sports massage and devising sports massage treatment plans from the information gathered

• Providing complex massage techniques for sports massage – to include applying complex massage techniques and providing aftercare methods to complement the complex massage techniques

Opportunities for employment with Sports Massage Training

There are opportunities for a sports massage therapist to find employment in a variety of areas:

  • Gym
  • Health clubs
  • Sports facilities
  • Spa
  • Own sports massage clinic
  • Visiting practice

As a massage therapist or personal trainer, being able to provide suitable treatment, to support the client is essential.  Professional training in Sports Massage is an excellent way to support your clients. 

Sports enthusiasts require Sports massage treatments at different times.  Before and during their training, when they are in training for an event and when they are recovering after events.

Sports massage is a very interesting subject to study and learn, as the student learns many different skills in assessment of the clients posture, range of movement, how to support the client in getting the optimum potential from their training.

Sports massage also include recovery and injury skills and techniques.

Awarding Qualifications

 Sports Massage can be with CIBTAC or ITEC UK qualifications