Fundamentals of Sports Massage
This course teaches students how to work with tissues of the body to enhance performance in exercise or sporting events. Students will learn the different approaches to sports massage, standard forms of flexibility training, methods to give to the client as self-care to enhance everyday life, and how to evaluate basic anatomical or physiological problems limiting an athlete's ability.
Learning Objectives Upon Completing this Class:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Define sports massage, and its subcategories of event, maintenance, & treatment massage
2. Describe how sports massage differs from other styles of massage
3. List the indications and contraindications of sports massage
4. List the goals, and could perform an effective pre-event, inter-event, & post-event massage
5. List the goals, and could perform an effective maintenance massage
The introductory version of this class offers 8 live, hands-on, NCBTMB-approved continuing education hours.
Enroll in this class in the same shopping cart as the Advanced Sports Massage class for a $55 discounted tuition for the series.
(Intro) Las Vegas, NV - December 6, 2023 This class is scheduled to take place on a Wednesday from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm Seminar and Room Block Location: The LINQ Hotel, 3535 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109. Room block web link: https://book.passkey.com/go/SQLMD3, Reservation Center #800-223-7277 - group code: SQLMD3. A $15 per person/per day fee, representing a shared massage table expense, has been included in the price of this tuition. If you are able to bring a table and wish to opt out of this fee, please do so on this page: https://www.lmtsuccessgroup.com/LVSSDec2023 prior to checking out. All course materials will be provided in a digital format. Please be prepared to log in to your student portal at the time of class. Credentials will be provided a week to ten days before class.