Advanced Sports Massage Pre and Post Event

Dates: November 2-4th (Pre-event) and November 16-18th (Post-event)
Time: Time: Thursday and Friday 8:30am-4pm, Sat. 9am-12pm for Field Experiences
34 CE hours
Cost: $450
Instructor: Sandy Waters, LMT, ATC
Required Textbook:
Massage for Sport Performance (Paperback) by Michael McGillicuddy
ISBN-10: 0736083014

Participants who successfully complete this class will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Orion Institute.

Continuing Education at Orion Institute training has not been reviewed or approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Sports Massage Pre-Event - 17 hours

Students will be able to identify specific muscles involved in specific sports and the best techniques to apply based on that sport. Students will gain an understanding of the differences between pre-event and post-event sports massage. Specific sports injuries will be discussed such as tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow and what techniques should be applied. Students will gain an understanding of sports massage techniques such as PNF and will be able to identify which stretches are most appropriate for an athlete. This sports massage class includes 7 hours of supervised sports massages at either clinics and/or sporting events. Students can use Saturdays to complete massage hours at sporting events.

Sports Massage Post-Event - 17 hours

Recovery is the primary purpose of post-event sports massage and students will learn sports massage techniques that are intended to facilitate a faster healing process for the athlete. Students will learn to relax the muscle tone, improve an athlete’s recovery circulation, and restore an athlete’s flexibility which will allow a quicker recovery and return to training without the usual stiffness and soreness. Post-event massage can also be that first assessment for potential injuries, and more serious medical conditions (heat exhaustion or hypothermia), which students will learnhow to recognize and knowwhat to do. This sports massage class includes 7 hours of supervised sports massages at either clinics and/or sporting events. Students can use Saturdays to complete massage hours at sporting events.

SPORTS MASSAGE Pre-Event (14 Hours in class plus 3 hours clinic)

This sports massage class also requires 3 hours of supervised sports clinic or sports event outside of regularly scheduled class time. We can also use one of the Saturdays of class time as a sports event outside class.

SPORTS MASSSAGE Post-Event (14 Hours in class plus 3 hours clinic)

This sports massage class also requires 3 hours of supervised sports clinic or sports event outside of regularly scheduled class time. We can also use one of the Saturdays of class time as a sports event outside class.