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Sports Massage Therapy

Sports Massage Therapy

The general public is becoming more aware of the alternative therapies available for musculoskeletal injuries. Injuries do not only occur when participating in physical activity. Prolonged sitting and being deskbound can take a toll on one’s well-being if left unchecked. Learn new skills and knowledge on how one can assist in facilitating the recovery from musculoskeletal injuries.

Gain a better understanding to what the body may experience during injuries. Learn new skills and knowledge on how one can assist in facilitating the recovery.

Affiliations:
Clinical Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) certification
LearnMuscles Continuing Education (LMCE) online education portal

What do I get?

  • Learn from EduFit Asia (https://www.edufitasia.com/educators, trained and certified in multiple disciplines such as MSc Exercise and Sports, B.Sc Ex Sports Sc, BSc App (Hon) Human Movement, Dip. Osteopathic Articulation, ITEC UK Lvl 3 Therapist and other certifications from COMT, ACSM, ACE, NASM, SMA, KT Tape, Rock Tape.
  • Broaden your client services with this great addition to your Personal Trainer Certification
  • One of the most well-rounded Sport Massage course in Singapore, including joint mobilisation techniques and client assessments
  • Certificates:
    1. Certificate of Completion (32 hours)
    2. Certificate of Practical Completion (10 hours)
  • 32 hours (4 days) & 10 hours (practical report)
  • [REGISTRATION]

    September 2021 intake – FULL

    October 2021 intake – FULL

    Next intake: 6,7 Nov (Sat & Sun) then 13,14 Nov (Sat & Sun) – Total 4 days

  • Course fee for November 2021 intake: 

    Early-bird: S$1,150 (Until 25 September 2021)

    Regular: S$1,250

  • Skillsfuture Credits

    SkillsFuture Credit Eligible & UTAP approved. If you wish to utilize your SkillsFuture Credits, please refer to our FAQ on the detailed payment instructions.

    For more information, please refer to our FAQ here.

Programme Objectives:

  • Understand how to perform sports massage therapy professionally
  • Identify contraindications of sports massage
  • Understand the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system and how it determines the treatment process
  • Perform client assessment
  • Perform sports massage techniques
  • Perform soft tissue release techniques (pin & stretch)
  • Identify contraindications of joint mobilization
  • Perform joint mobilization techniques
  • Understand common musculoskeletal injuries and its treatment process
  • Explore further education and other manual therapy modalities

Programme Content:

  • Etiquette in sports massage therapy
  • Contraindications of sports massage
  • Basic Human Anatomy 
  • Client assessment guidelines 
  • Sports massage techniques 
  • Soft tissue release techniques
  • Case studies discussion on common musculoskeletal injuries
  • Further education for clinical rehabilitative therapy

4-Day Programme Overview (Post Circuit Breaker)

Day 1

  • Etiquette in sports massage therapy
  • Contraindications of Sports Massage
  • Basic Human Anatomy – Pelvic girdle & Lower Extremities
  • Massage techniques – Pelvic girdle & Lower Extremities
  • Q & A.

Day 2

  • Basic Human Anatomy – Neck, Back & Upper Extremities
  • Massage techniques – Neck, Back & Upper Extremities
  • Review Massage techniques
  • Q&A

Day 3

  • Contraindications of joint mobilization
  • Joint mobilization & soft tissue release techniques – Prone position
  • Joint mobilization & soft tissue release techniques – Supine position
  • Joint mobilization & soft tissue release techniques – Side lying position
  • Q&A

Day 4

  • Joint mobilization & soft tissue release techniques – Seated position
  • Client assessment guidelines
  • Case studies discussion
  • 30 MCQ Theory Assessment
  • Further education for clinical rehabilitative therapy
  • Q & A. Feedback from participants.

EDUCATOR BIO

With a combined industry experience of 25 years in the therapy, fitness and sports education field, Edufit assures quality training for participants. The 20% theory, 80% practical approach aims to help participants gain the most out of hands on skills practice.

Edufit trainers are trained and certified in multiple disciplines such as MSc Exercise and Sports, B.Sc Ex Sports Sc, BSc App (Hon) Human Movement, Dip. Osteopathic Articulation, ITEC UK Lvl 3 Therapist and other certifications from COMT, ACSM, ACE, NASM, SMA, KT Tape, Rock Tape.

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