Course Code: TS1EC65 Introduction to Sports Massage Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 10 Sep 2024 Bispham Campus 1 Day Enquire now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis 1 day introduction to massage course is a great way to enjoy a relaxing day to not only do a massage but receive one as well. On the course you will learn basic techniques used in massage to cover the legs, back, neck and shoulders. All enquiries to Lindsey Branney 01253 504184 or firstname.lastname@example.org , Entry Requirements The introduction to massage course has no formal entry requirements. Qualification ObtainedIntroduction to Sports Massage Industry Placement and Field TripsWork placement is not compulsory on this course. At Blackpool and The Fylde College we recognise that all students learn differently and for some it may be a return to the classroom following a break from formal learning. Our tutors work with you to ensure that their teaching methods support the way that you like to learn. Student will be required to attend for the full session on site. In order to receive a massage you will have to complete a health questionnaire as there are certain medical conditions that will prevent you from you safely receiving a massage. This can be discussed with the course tutor prior to the start of the course. Learning and Teaching Methods Keys points that will be covered on the course: Equipment and safety Benefits of massage therapy Correct and effective communication for client comfort Contraindications (precautions to look out for before massage) Practical use of basic massage techniques. These include Effleurage, petrissage, wringing and tapotement. Conduct a massage on the legs, back, shoulders and neck. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment MethodsKeys points that will be covered on the course: Equipment and safety Benefits of massage therapy Correct and effective communication for client comfort Contraindications (precautions to look out for before massage) Practical use of basic massage techniques. These include Effleurage, petrissage, wringing and tapotement. Conduct a massage on the legs, back, shoulders and neck. There is no formal assessment on this course however you will be closely monitored to ensure correct techniques are being used throughout the course. Other Costs and Equipment NeededTuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Other Costs and Equipment Needed No equipment is necessary to enrol or complete the course although students will need to wear comfortable clothing and bring shorts that can easily rolled up to enable access to the upper leg. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: NONE Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression There is no accredited qualification with this course, but you will receive a B&FC certificate of attendance. This course will give you an insight into massage therapy, and you may want pursue the industry recognised L3 Sports Massage Therapy run by B&FC.