YMCA Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy Level 3
In a nutshell
A Level 3 sports massage therapists role includes planning, providing and evaluating sport 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...
… Qualified fitness professionals
… Those wanting to specialise in sports fitness
… Anyone looking for a career as a sports massage therapist.
Areas you’ll cover during this course include:
- Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
- The principles of health and fitness
- The assessment and screening of clients
- The formulation of massage strategies
- Fundamental sports massage techniques
Learners must be 16 years or older.
There are no formal pre-requisites for learners wishing to embark on the level 3 diploma in sports massage therapy.
A keen interest in sport or health and fitness.
This is both a practical and theoretical qualification, so you'll gain hands-on experience to reinforce your theoretical knowledge.
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