Sports Massage and Sports Strapping Bundle

10 weeks
Course Fee


23 CPD Points
Internationally Recognised

Learn the science behind sports massage and add sports strapping to grow your scope

Where to study this course
Course Requirements
Course Requirements

No previous qualifications or requirements are needed

Payment Terms
Payment Terms

3 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R8,000 (Deposit R2,720 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R2,640)

6 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R8,800 (Deposit R1,600 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R1,440)

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Sports massage therapy forms an important part of an athlete’s pre, post and inter-event training strategies. This course covers the basics of general massage techniques and delves into the science behind sports massage therapy. You will learn, among other things, the contraindications of massage, stretching techniques and the fundamentals of trigger point therapy, enabling you to offer pre, post and inter-event sports massage to athletes of all levels. Learn about anatomy, massage techniques and skills and help your clients, from all walks of life, to improve their general well-being, as well as help athletes to perform at their best. This course is offered as an online course or a contact course option. Choose the mode that suits you best! This course Includes:
  • Online assignment submission
  • Offered via zoom weekly lectures
  • Additional online video resources
  • Online assignment submission
  • E-Manuals  – Sports Massage Therapy (Hard copy manuals available for purchase at an additional fee)
  • Online Tutor support
This course is completed via contact/online zoom workshops and submitting all assignments using the HFPA Online Learning Platform.
Sports Strapping Knowledge of and ability to perform sports strapping is an excellent skill which any fitness professional, sports scientist, biokineticist, coach, athlete or sports conditioning coach can add to their existing skill-set. Strapping techniques can assist both the treatment and prevention of injuries. In this course, you will learn about the benefits of sports strapping along with how you can use them for pain relief, injury prevention, and recovery purposes! Our hands-on teaching approach will ensure that you receive the best possible experience with us and walk away with the confidence to start using these skills immediately.

  • Chapter 1: Massage Basics
  • Chapter 2: Sports Massage: Effects and Indications
  • Chapter 3: Contraindications and Cautions in Massage
  • Chapter 4: Techniques and Basic Skills
  • Chapter 5: Planning and Giving Sports Massage
  • Chapter 6: Anatomy and Practical Assessment
  • Chapter 7: Practical Application
  • 20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points
  • HFPA certificate of achievement
Offer pre, post and inter-event sports massage therapy to athletes of all levels, from weekend warriors to elite players.