Level 3 Sports Massage Course

This course encompasses all of the required elements needed to work as a proficient and effective sports massage therapist. Ideal for organisations looking to launch a Sports Massage offering or for existing health professionals to expand their services.

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On completion of this course, your staff will be able to work in your facility as a sports massage therapist. In addition to this, it can be an extra service and/or product to offer clients as part of a Personal Trainer offering. The course content encompasses all of the required elements needed to work as a proficient and effective sports massage therapist.

The course covers anatomy & physiology with a focus not only on systems such as the skeletal and muscular systems but also on the skin, lymphatic system and urinary system. In addition, soft tissue dysfunction as well as treatments and professional practice are covered in depth. Assessments across the course incorporate portfolio completion, practical observations and completion of a multiple choice question paper.


While much of this course will be taught through our award-winning and flexible e-learning platforms, you will still benefit from the practical experience taught in our in-person workshop and assessment sessions.

Entry Requirements

To join this course, learners must be over 16


  • Digital portfolio
  • Face to face practical assessment


  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understanding the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
  • Sports Massage Treatments

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Your Booking Options

Public Course

A course that takes place at one of our 40 national venues. An open course involves your employees training with others learners, in one of our venues that pass a strict audit to ensure they provide the perfect environment for practical learning.

Closed Course

A bespoke course at your own venue of choice, exclusively for your members of staff. A closed course involves a more intimate training experience, that only your employees will attend.

P.S. closed courses typically save 20-40% on average (dependent on the number of learners).

What's the benefit to my organisation?

This course is built and taught by industry experts and is the perfect way to train your staff and offer Sports Massage services. Your staff will be armed with the knowledge and skills to plan, deliver and evaluate sports massage treatments for the general public and for athletes alike.

With the specialist units and training that this course provides, you will be able to offer both a wider spectrum of services to your existing PT client base or supply bespoke sports massage therapy.

Your staff will have the skill set to work with clients who have a range of dysfunctional tissue issues in settings such as pre/post and intra event roles as well as maintenance massage services.

  • Launch Sports Massage into your product offering

  • Drive return on investment for training your staff

  • Upskill your gym and Personal training workforce

  • Enhance the member experience for higher customer satisfaction

  • Retain and grow your membership through a well rounded offering

Interested in our Level 3 Sports Massage Course?

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