Sports Massage Level 3 Course

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Course Objectives

  • Sports Massage Objectives:

    After successfully completing the Sports massage course, you will be able to:

    • Open your own private practice and devise different sports massage strategies for pre-event, during event and post-event treatments. 
    • Work in a health club, hotel, cruise ship or a ski resort and integrate the sports massage techniques.
    • Study Level 4 Sports Massage Course.
    • Continue with studies such as Aromatherapy or Reflexology.
    • Join a Professional Organisation such as the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
    • Gain insurance and work as a professional Sports Massage Therapist.
    • You will learn a range of accurate subjective and objective assessment and examination methods. This will include postural analysis, active and passive ranges of motion, strength and flexibility testing, functional testing and palpation; all enabling you to perform and adapt your sports massage treatment correctly and safely to meet the individual needs of your clients.

Prerequisites & Who is this course for?

You have 2 options:

If you hold a recognised level 3 Massage and Anatomy Physiology qualification, see our upgrade qualification.

If you are an absolute beginner, see our 6 day Sports Massage Course.

If your Anatomy Physiology qualification is more than  five years old, you need to complete the online Anatomy refresher course. This can be done alongside your Sports Massage Course.

Deposit of £ 590.00 will enrol you onto the course

Exam Specification

Sports Massage Exam Specification

  • Home study – ensure you set aside enough time for this.
  • 3 Assignments
  • 15 x Case Studies (thorough guidance given during lectures).
  • Sports Massage Theory and Practical exam.

Course Details

Course Title

FHT IPHM level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage 

Upgrade: 2 days

Beginners: 7 days

: £495.00  

Beginners: £ 1595.00 +

£ 195.00 exam fee

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Upcoming Dates 2024
2 Day Upgrade
24th 25th February
11th 12th May
19th 20th October

Spring Weekend Course: AVAILABLE

Part 1) 6th 7th April
Part 2) 13th 14th April
Part 3) 11th 12th May
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Spring Weekday Course: AVAILABLE

Part 1) 22nd 23rd 24th 25th April
Part 2) 11th 12th May
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Autumn Weekend Course: AVAILABLE

Part 1) 7th 8th September
Part 2) 21st 22nd September
Part 3) 19th 20th October
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Autumn Weekday Course: AVAILABLE

Part 1) 7th 8th 9th 10th October
Part 2) 19th 20th October
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Winter Weekend Course: AVAILABLE

Part 1) 23rd 24th November
Part 2) 30th 1st December
Part 3) 18th 19th January
Exam: TBC

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