Price
£1500
Locations
Brighton, London, Manchester, Nottingham
Accreditations
About this course

Our 10 day Sports Massage diploma will give you the skills you need to help individuals prepare for sports and fitness activities and to aid their recovery. With a growing number of people including fitness and sports in their everyday lives, there is an increasing demand for the benefits associated with sports massage. This includes decreased muscle soreness, increased range of movement and improved performance. 

This REPS and CIMSPA accredited level 3 qualification, also known as deep tissue massage, can be used to help clients that are looking to minimise or recover from soft tissue dysfunction and injury, and assist in their rehabilitation by eradicating aches and pains and help ease away stress.

Whether you are embarking on a new career as a sports massage therapist, or looking to extend your massage offering you will find this course can stand alone or compliment your current skills.

This course can also give established personal trainers and fitness instructors the skills to treat pre-, inter- and post-event as well as maintenance treatments, develop knowledge of the lymphatic system and practical consultation training.

Our Diploma in Sports Massage will educate and empower you to gain employment and obtain insurance, whether that is in your own practice, or working as an employed or self-employed therapist. This course will provide you with the skills to work alongside physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths within sports massage and osteopathic clinics as well as working in sporting and fitness venues or even working delivering therapy sessions at clients homes.

The skills you will learn will also benefit cognitive therapies by promoting a feeling of well-being and also it has been widely recognised as being beneficial within palliative care.


Takeaways

  • Take part in inspiring practical workshops and engaging theory throughout the course with treatments from your peers in order to learn the skills and knowledge on which to build a longstanding career.
  • Taught by experienced and industry qualified tutors who will provide guidance and support throughout the course 
  • All equipment and massage oils are provided
  • REPS and CIMSPA accredited course
  • Flexible payment options: 0% direct-debit; apply for an Advanced Learner Loan** fund your course and only pay once you earn over £25K
  • Course discount: 10% off*** if you pay in full 2 months before the start of the course
  • Graduates can claim a discount on massage starter packs from Physique, a leading sports injury treatment product supplier.
Upcoming dates

Brighton

Start date
Saturday 13 Feb 21
End date
Sunday 25 Apr 21
£1500
Course dates
13 Feb 2021 - 14 Feb 2021
20 Feb 2021 - 21 Feb 2021
06 Mar 2021 - 07 Mar 2021
13 Mar 2021 - 14 Mar 2021
20 Mar 2021 - 20 Mar 2021
24 Apr 2021 - 25 Apr 2021
Venue
Start date
Saturday 17 Jul 21
End date
Sunday 19 Sep 21
£1500
Course dates
17 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021
24 Jul 2021 - 25 Jul 2021
07 Aug 2021 - 08 Aug 2021
14 Aug 2021 - 15 Aug 2021
21 Aug 2021 - 21 Aug 2021
18 Sep 2021 - 19 Sep 2021
Venue

London

Start date
Saturday 5 Sep 20
End date
Sunday 15 Nov 20
£1500
Course dates
05 Sep 2020 - 06 Sep 2020
12 Sep 2020 - 13 Sep 2020
03 Oct 2020 - 04 Oct 2020
10 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 - 17 Oct 2020
14 Nov 2020 - 15 Nov 2020
Venue
Start date
Saturday 31 Oct 20
End date
Sunday 10 Jan 21
£1500
Course dates
31 Oct 2020 - 01 Nov 2020
07 Nov 2020 - 08 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020 - 29 Nov 2020
05 Dec 2020 - 06 Dec 2020
12 Dec 2020 - 12 Dec 2020
09 Jan 2021 - 10 Jan 2021
Venue
Start date
Saturday 23 Jan 21
End date
Sunday 28 Mar 21
£1500
Course dates
23 Jan 2021 - 24 Jan 2021
30 Jan 2021 - 31 Jan 2021
13 Feb 2021 - 14 Feb 2021
20 Feb 2021 - 21 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021 - 27 Feb 2021
27 Mar 2021 - 28 Mar 2021
Venue
Start date
Monday 8 Feb 21
End date
Tuesday 23 Mar 21
£1500
Course dates
08 Feb 2021 - 12 Feb 2021
22 Feb 2021 - 25 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021 - 23 Mar 2021
Venue
Start date
Saturday 10 Apr 21
End date
Sunday 13 Jun 21
£1500
Course dates
10 Apr 2021 - 11 Apr 2021
17 Apr 2021 - 18 Apr 2021
01 May 2021 - 02 May 2021
08 May 2021 - 09 May 2021
15 May 2021 - 15 May 2021
12 Jun 2021 - 13 Jun 2021
Venue
Start date
Monday 3 May 21
End date
Tuesday 15 Jun 21
£1500
Course dates
03 May 2021 - 07 May 2021
17 May 2021 - 20 May 2021
14 Jun 2021 - 15 Jun 2021
Venue
Start date
Saturday 19 Jun 21
End date
Sunday 22 Aug 21
£1500
Course dates
19 Jun 2021 - 20 Jun 2021
26 Jun 2021 - 27 Jun 2021
10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021
17 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021
24 Jul 2021 - 24 Jul 2021
21 Aug 2021 - 22 Aug 2021
Venue
Start date
Monday 12 Jul 21
End date
Tuesday 24 Aug 21
£1500
Course dates
12 Jul 2021 - 16 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021 - 29 Jul 2021
23 Aug 2021 - 24 Aug 2021
Venue

Manchester

Start date
Saturday 6 Feb 21
End date
Sunday 11 Apr 21
£1500
Course dates
06 Feb 2021 - 07 Feb 2021
13 Feb 2021 - 14 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021 - 28 Feb 2021
06 Mar 2021 - 07 Mar 2021
13 Mar 2021 - 13 Mar 2021
10 Apr 2021 - 11 Apr 2021
Venue

Nottingham

Start date
Saturday 6 Feb 21
End date
Sunday 18 Apr 21
£1500
Course dates
06 Feb 2021 - 07 Feb 2021
13 Feb 2021 - 14 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021 - 28 Feb 2021
06 Mar 2021 - 07 Mar 2021
13 Mar 2021 - 13 Mar 2021
17 Apr 2021 - 18 Apr 2021
Venue
Start date
Saturday 5 Jun 21
End date
Sunday 8 Aug 21
£1500
Course dates
05 Jun 2021 - 06 Jun 2021
12 Jun 2021 - 13 Jun 2021
26 Jun 2021 - 27 Jun 2021
03 Jul 2021 - 04 Jul 2021
10 Jul 2021 - 10 Jul 2021
07 Aug 2021 - 08 Aug 2021
Venue
Course details
  • Format: Classroom based learning
  • 10 days (including assessment day) over 6 weekends

What you will learn

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • The principles of soft tissue dysfunction
  • Fundamentals of sports massage treatments

How you will be assessed

  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Short answers theory paper
  • Workbook
  • Worksheets
  • Observed treatment session (x3)

Please note that you will be required to bring one participant with you for your assessment.

What you qualify with

  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
  • 16 REPs points / Entry to REPs at Level 3
  • 10 CIMSPA points

This course is supported by:

  • Skills for Health (SfH)
  • General Council for Massage Therapy
  • Sports Massage Association
  • Sports Therapy Organisation
  • LCSP Register of Remedial Masseurs & Manipulative Therapists

Who can do this course

  • Anyone over 16
  • Must be fit enough to perform sports massage
How to book

Call us on 0203 944 2533 (Local rate) to book your course or fill out our request a call back form.

Payment options

We accept debit or credit cards over the phone or in person at our London head office. Our office is open 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. You can either pay the full amount or by setting up an interest free direct debit in six monthly installments.

Financial support

Advanced Learner Loan

If you are over 19, you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that could help cover the cost of the course. Find out if you are eligible.

When you book your course with an Advanced Learner Loan, you'll need to pay an upfront payment of £250 which is refunded upon receipt of full funding. If eligible, you will receive funding for the full price of your course.

Adult Education Budget (AEB)

You may be able to fund all or part of your course with help from the Adult Education Budget. This fund is designed to help you gain the skills and learning you need in order to be successful in the fitness industry. 

Speak to our Course Advisors to find out more.

Special offer

Early payment discount

***Save 10% on course fees when you book and pay the full price two or more months in advance of the course start date. This offer cannot be used with any other discount.