Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Start Date

Mon Sep 07 2020

Day / Time

Weekday evenings


1 year



Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

This course is for you if you're looking for a career working as a sports massage therapist in private practice, health and fitness centres or sports clubs. The course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to be able to work in a range of settings and the confidence to work as a professional sports massage practitioner.

You should have a good knowledge of anatomy, physiology and in interest in sport. It would be an advantage to have a prior massage qualification.

Course content includes:

  • Practical application of advanced massage techniques
  • Practical application of remedial massage techniques
  • Related anatomy and physiology
  • Contra-indications
  • Case studies
  • Assignment work

You will complete the following units as part of your assessment:

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • Sports massage treatments

What about after the course?
  • Leisure and Sports Managers
  • Sports Players
  • Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials
  • Fitness Instructors
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Academy for Sport