What is SMT+?
You may be a practicing fitness or healthcare professional and want to expand your client base. Or you might be new to the industry and want to forge an exciting new career. Either way, you want the comfort of knowing that you are trained to be the best you can be and fully prepared for the commercial realities of entering the industry.
What is the aim of the programme?
To help you build a successful and rewarding career in Sports Massage Therapy by bringing you a unique combination of hands on techniques and functional biomechanics to ensure you remain ahead of the competition. You will leave the programme with the confidence to build your massage business in clinics, clubs, at home or mobile.
who should attend this course?
We welcome new entrants to the industry, Personal Trainers, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Strength and Conditioning Coaches and any fitness or healthcare practitioner who wishes to develop another strand to their existing businesses. SMT+ also represents an opportunity to sign up with our partners, Urban Massage, to bring mobile massage to your portfolio.
brief outline of the course:
- Anatomy and Physiology required to be able to apply Sports Massage Therapy
- How to carry out a range of assessments
- How to collect information relating to the clients current condition and status (including the identification of conditions that would be inappropriate for treatment
- How to distinguish between acute injury and soft tissue dysfunction
- How to recognise when to defer treatment or when to refer to a more qualified massage or healthcare professional
- How to select the appropriate massage techniques for a range of clients
- How to apply sports massage techniques safely and effectively, understanding the potential effects
Your choice. We aim to secure a venue near you to ensure the greatest convenience.
Your choice. We make your schedule the highest priority and always look to create a date and time of day which suits you and your study group colleagues.
Which client groups will I be ABLE to showcase these skills to?
- Existing Personal Training clients
- Existing healthcare clients
- Sporting enthusiasts who want to improve
- Higher level athletes focussed on performance
- Members of the public keen to avoid injury
how will it change my business and earning potential?
Diversifying your skills base means being able to address new target markets. And as most customers have muscle tightness and congestion, there is a great deal of need for the services of a high quality Sports Massage Therapy practitioner. This also means you get to add colour to your working day, doing something you love and reinforce any existing skills you might have.