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L3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Type: PLC and Further Education
Institute Name: Sports Fitness Academy
Fee: 1200
Duration: 3 Weeks (4 days/week)
Time: 9.30-5.30
Course Locations: Donegal
Application Deadline: 03-Jul-2017

Course Details

About the course
Within this qualification you will learn the skills and knowledge required to plan, provide and evaluate sports massage treatments for both sporting and non-sporting clients. suffering from a wide range of conditions, such as muscle fatigue, lumbago/non- specific low back pain, and repetitive strain/overuse, non-acute type injuries

Course dates
This course will be delivered full time 12 days including assessment
3 weeks 4 days a week Mon-thur
July 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20

This qualification comprises of five units:
1. Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
2. Principals of health and fitness
3. Understand the principals of soft tissue dysfunction
4. Professional practice in sports massage
5. Sports massage treatments

Tuition for all units is included in the cost.

In order to pass the course you must achieve the following:
A 70% pass rate in an Anatomy and Physiology exam
Three observations: one in a clinical setting, one in an event setting and one in a non clinical setting
Four assignments
One case study.

There will be thorough guidance for all of the assessment criteria.

Course format:
The tuition will take place over (12 days).
Tuition will include both theory and practical, but will be heavily weighted toward practical techniques. Sports clients will be invited in from the local community for you to practice on under supervision. Your exam and first observation will take place within the allocated timeframe of the course. In addition you will be expected to develop your skills by completing clients at home and attending sporting events organised by the course tutor. Your final practical assessment will be completed within 3 months of completing the course.



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