Sports Massage

Sports massage therapy

Contact Course
10 weeks
Course Fee


20 CPD Points
Internationally Recognised

This course covers the basics of general massage techniques and delves into the science behind sports massage therapy.

Check out our other study mode: Online

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: R6,500 (Deposit R2,167 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R2,167)

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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! Study Modes Offered: CONTACT COURSE | ONLINE This course Includes: Contact Course
  • Online assignment submission
  • Learner guide
  • Hard copy manuals – Sports Massage therapy
  • Additional online resources videos
  • Online Tutor support
Online Course
  • 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
DID YOU KNOW? Studying Sports Massage qualifies you for 20% off our Sports Strapping Course! This course is completed via contact/online zoom workshops and submitting all assignments using the HFPA Online Learning Platform. This course is available in the following regions: JOHANNESBURG | CAPE TOWN | DURBAN | PORT ELIZABETH | NELSPRUIT | POTCHEFSTROOM | PRETORIA

  • 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.