This exciting new course teaches Holistic Massage incorporating the classical movements of effleurage, petrissage, tapotment, friction and vibration which enables the therapist to provide relaxing full body Holistic massage.
The Sports Massage portion of this course will develop the massage therapist’s understanding from relaxation massage to being able to provide Pre-event ‘warm up’ and Post-event ‘cool down’ sports massage and Deep Tissue conditioning Myofascial massage. Advanced techniques are used to free up knots and restrictions in muscles by releasing myofascial adhesion, restoring normal resting tone and re-establish joint Range Of Motion.
Approximately 60% of course time is devoted to practical techniques and 40% is thery providing you with the essential underpinning knowledge.
The theory component includes:
Unit 1 – Anatomy and physiology
Unit 22 – Professional conduct and business awareness.
Unit 451 Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
Unit 452 Principles of Health and Fitness
Unit 453 Professional Practice in Sports Massage
Unit 454 Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
Unit 455 Sports Massage Treatments
Harolds Cross Starting Date: Saturday 17th September 2016
Times: Approximately two Saturdays per month, from 10am – 6pm
Finishing July 2017
Final exams will be held in July 201
Our Harold’s Cross Diploma courses take place in the fabulous Education and Research Centre in the peaceful surroundings of Our Lady’s Hospice.
This custom built venue offers a tranquil setting close to the City Center with fantastic facilities such as
State of art resources
These facilities and resources have allowed us to further raise the standard of training offered in Holistic, Sports and Complementary Therapies.
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