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Figure Skating
2023 Advanced Sport Massage Course
September 23rd and 24th, 

OVERALL PURPOSE OF COURSE

This course is ideal for Massage Therapists 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.

Course Instructors

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Remo Bucci
Sport Fellow

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

COURSE CONTENT

  • Pre, inter, and post-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

COST
Non CSMTA RMT Member:$600

Non RMT Manual Therapist: $600

CSMTA Member: $550

      RMT Student: $450     

E-book included in the price. Link will be sent once registration is closed

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