Advanced Sport Massage Course

Date:               June 6th & 7th, 2020

Location:        Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy

                        250 Davisville Ave, Toronto, ON M4S 1H2

Time:              Registration - 8:00am  Course - 8:30am - 5:30pm both days

Instructor:     Kristy Wiltshire, BSc Kin, RMT, SMT (C)

                       Click here for bio's.

Contact:        OntarioChapter@CSMTA.ca

For:               RMT's, SMT's, AT's, PT's, Kin


Cost:           Cost prior to May 15th, 2020


                     Members: $400.00

                     Non-Members: $450.00


                     Cost after May 15th, 2020

                     Members: $450.00

                     Non-Members: $475.00

                     Students: $375.00






Course Info:


This course is ideal for Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists and Sport Chiropractors who would like to improve their knowledge and skills of working with athletes in any environment.  It will provide participants with Sport Massage theory and practical techniques that can be utilized at sporting events, with athletic teams, or in their own clinic setting. The knowledge and practical experience that participants will gain would be of great benefit for anyone working with athletes at any level including those who will be working with athletes at any Major Games or Olympic Games.



  • Pre-event massage - theory and techniques

  • Post-event massage - theory and techniques

  • Inter-event massage - theory and techniques

  • Event Coverage Protocol

  • Anatomical and Physiological considerations

  • Psychological Considerations 

  • Sport Specific Approaches

  • Special Circumstances and Applications of Sport Massage techniques in a variety of situations 

  • Role of a Sport Massage Therapist

  • Sport Massage in Canada



The participants will gain:


  • An appreciation for the value of Sport Massage and its similarities or differences to classical massage

  • A competency in several basic massage techniques:

       Compressions, cross-fibre massage, jostling, effleurage and petrissage,

  • A competency in the theory and techniques of pre-event, post-event and inter-event Sport Massage

  • An effective protocol when covering an athletic event

  • A quick and concise method of gathering useful information to make the Sport Massage session more efficient

  • An understanding of the specific indications and contraindications for a variety of Sport Massage circumstances

  • An understanding of the physiological and psychological effects of Sport Massage

  • The ability to provide the athletes of the sports with an excellent quality of massage




Instruction manual and certificate, massage tables and snacks and beverages. 


Linens, cream/oil, shorts and t-shirts/sport tops.  You will be responsible for your own lunch each day.