Level 3 Diploma In Sports Massage Course Bolton

Level 3 Diploma In Sports Massage Course Bolton


Our Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy Course in Bolton is perfect for those seeking the first steps of a career in sports massage or those looking to add skills to their current career, such as personal trainers or general therapists.

  • Qualify as a fully accredited Sports Massage Therapist
  • Complete 4 face-to-face training weekends in Bolton Arena
  • Develop the interpersonal skills needed to excel as a Sports Massage Therapist
  • Learn effective massage and stretching skills to treat injuries, promote recovery and improve performance
  • Tutor support as and when you need it


Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy


Practical Days & Home Study


Qualify In As Little As 8 Weeks


4 Weekends at Bolton Arena

Man getting a massage


With the growing emphasis on the importance of athlete recovery, our sports massage courses have gained increasing popularity in recent years – with more people training to meet the increasing demand for expertise in recovery to optimise athlete performance, as well as treating specialist injuries and rehabilitating sports enthusiasts. This course offers an in-depth and fascinating curriculum, covering the world of sports massage and gives learners new useable skills both in the theory and practical application of sports massage – perfect for those looking for a career as a sports massage therapist or new and experienced personal trainers looking to add a valuable new skill to their repertoire.


If you are looking to gain the skills and knowledge that will help get new and existing clients recovering more quickly from their training or from an injury, whilst at the same time adding another lucrative income stream to your business, then this sports massage course is for you!

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This qualification is ideal for certified personal trainers who are looking to provide a sports massage service that gives them an added edge over the competition.

Good news; there are no entry requirements for this course, other than being over the age of 18! You need to make sure your Sports Massage course is a fully accredited qualification that is recognised by an awarding organisation (AO) just like ours.

Once qualified, you need to make sure you get some insurance and affiliation with professional bodies such as the Sports Massage Association will certainly help you gain clients, something we will help you with on the course.


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Our Level 3 Diploma In Sports Massage Course is fully accredited. It is also ‘Sports Therapy Association’ (UKSTA) recognised.

No. You do not need any prior qualifications to complete this sports massage course, but it is advised that you have a good level of English before enrolling.

All of the course material is printed in high-quality books or provided online. Once you have completed the course you can use these to reference to throughout your career.

You will also have ongoing support from our highly experienced team and course tutors.

The course covers a range of specialist areas including:

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Palpation (locating through touch) of bony landmarks, ligaments, origins and insertions

Sports massage techniques, including:

  • Effleurage
  • Petrissage and pressures
  • Vibrations
  • Tapotement
  • Hacking
  • Frictions
  • Muscle energy technique
  • Assessing clients and treatment planning
  • Assisting tissue repair
  • Providing professional practice
  • Providing post-treatment care

Our courses are blended learning, including home study + weekend workshops. The course cannot be completed online only. You are also required to complete a practical assessment for most courses where you will come to one of our assessment centres to demonstrate your competencies of delivering a planned personal training programme. For the Bolton course, the location is Bolton Arena.


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