ITEC Sports Massage

Next Start Date Sep 2021

Takes Place on Saturdays.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to meet the demands of the popular and ever increasing Sports Industry. This course includes theoretical ,practical and pathological aspects of sports therapy. Students will acquire an advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology of the body with particular attention on Musculoskeletal system. Students will learn a range of Injury assessment techniques for acute and chronic conditions.  Hamsring strain, Frozen shoulder,shinsplints and Repetitive strain injury are some injuries you will learn about. You will learn to evaluate and assess soft tissue through a range of techniques to assess the treatment that best suits your client/athlete. This is a great course if you would like to be treating clients on pitches or your own clinic or working as a physio assistant. This can also be used to treat the general public whilst giving you a more in depth knowledge of injuries.


CAREER PROSPECTS

This course leads to a wide variety of career prospects including:

Progression to ITEC Sports Therapy Level 4 (6 on NFQ)

Working as a Physio assistant on pitches or clinics.

Opening your own Sports Massage Clinic

Working with Teams and Athletes

Working at Health Farms, spa or gymnasiums

Employment can be sought at physiotherapy clinics nursing homes or osteopaths.

Freelance as a holistic massage therapist or Sports massage therapist.

 


SUBJECTS

Indepth theoretical knowledge of advanced anatomy, physiology and pathology of the body.

Swedish/Holistic massage techniques. Effleurage, petrissage, frictions, tapotement and vibrations techniques

Sports Therapy massage techniques.

Ethics and Professionalism

Body Analysis

Client care, Contra indications and Indications of when to apply massage.

History of massage techniques

Pre and post event massage.

Holistic approach.

Effects of stress on the body.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • ITEC Level 3 (Level 5 on NFQ) Certificate in Sports Massage

EXTRA-CURRICULAR COURSES
  • Optional and at an additional fee:
  • Straping and Taping, Indian head massage, Thermal Auricular Therapy,  etc.

COST

Please contact us for dates and cost