Sport Event Massage Course

Sport Event Massage for:

 Massage Therapy Students, Students from other therapies, and other Healthcare Professionals

This course was developed by Sport Fellows of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association. Their experiences range from treating at National and International sporting events. They also have been a part of Integrated Support Teams (IST) for Provincial, National, and Professional teams. Emphasis is placed on the practical component, supported by current best practices.

Techniques learned in this course can effectively and easily be transferable in both sporting events and your clinical practice. Tested protocols for event massage will be explained so that participants will leave with confidence in implementing them to their athletes and in their regular practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • A competency in techniques used in sport massage: Compressions, cross-fibre massage, jostling, joint mobilization, effleurage, and petrissage. A competency in the theory and techniques of pre-event, post-event, and inter-event Sport Massage
  • An effective protocol when covering an athletic event
  • A quick and concise method of gathering useful information to make the Sport Massage session more efficient
  • An understanding of the specific indications and contraindications for a variety of Sport Massage circumstances
  • An understanding of the physiological and psychological effects of Sport Massage
  • An appreciation on the value of Sport Massage Therapy’s role in the athletic environment
  • Information based on the efficacy of Sport Massage

Courses coming soon!


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