Sports Massage – Online

Starting at ZAR 6900.00
10 weeks duration

Sports massage therapy is essential for athletes' training strategies. This course covers general massage techniques, the science behind sports massage therapy, contraindications, stretching techniques, and trigger point therapy. You'll learn to offer pre, post, and inter-event sports massage to athletes of all levels. Choose between online or contact courses, both offering assignment submission, learner guides, manuals, online resources, and tutor support. Improve clients' well-being and help athletes perform their best through anatomy, massage techniques, and skills.

Sports massage therapy forms an important part of an athlete’s pre, post and inter-event training strategies. This course covers the basics of general massage techniques and delves into the science behind sports massage therapy. You will learn, among other things, the contraindications of massage, stretching techniques and the fundamentals of trigger point therapy, enabling you to offer pre, post and inter-event sports massage to athletes of all levels. Learn about anatomy, massage techniques and skills and help your clients, from all walks of life, to improve their general well-being, as well as help athletes to perform at their best. This course is offered as an online course or a contact course option. Choose the mode that suits you best! The contact course includes: Online assignment submission Learner guide Hard copy manuals – Sports Massage therapy Additional online resources videos Online Tutor support The online course includes: Online assignment submission Offered via zoom weekly lectures (students are required to have a model to practice on during each class) Additional online video resources Online assignment submission E-Manuals  – Sports Massage Therapy (Hard copy manuals available for purchase at an additional fee) Online Tutor support This course is completed via contact/online (zoom) workshops and submitting all assignments using the HFPA Online Learning Platform.

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Health and Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA)
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The Health and Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA) is an organization that represents and supports professionals in the health and fitness industry. It provides education, certification, and resources to help individuals excel in their careers as health and fitness professionals. The HFPA offers a variety of certifications, including personal training, nutrition, and group exercise, among others. It also provides continuing education opportunities to ensure that professionals stay up-to-date with the latest research and trends in the industry. The association aims to promote high standards of professionalism and ethics among its members and to advocate for the importance of health and fitness in society.
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