Sports, Leisure & Fitness
What does the course include?
The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in sports massage therapy has been designed to provide learners with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (non-injured) tissue.
In this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of sports massage therapy, including functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing.
It will also provide you with the understanding; skills and techniques to plan prepare for and apply a range of sports massage methods to uninjured clients.
You will also develop skills to evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future practice.
What do I need to get on this course?
You need a minimum of level 2 qualification or equivalent that includes anatomy and physiology.
Where does it lead?
On successful completion of this course you could progress to a level 4 advanced Sports Massage Therapy or could work as an independent Sports Massage Therapy practitioner with your own clients.