Level 3
Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Price: £1,095.00
Number of Sessions: 12 sessions
E-learning is available on this course.
10 CIMSPA CPD Points

About the course

Whether competitive athletes, weekend cyclists or even sedentary office workers, people are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of keeping their bodies functioning correctly.

As a Sports Massage Therapist you will have a thorough understanding of the structures and causes of soft tissue dysfunction and work to ease and correct them.



Client testimonial

“The Sports Massage course was professionally tutored, well constructed and insightful. Delivered in a supportive, friendly environment that encourages active learning and getting involved.

Ben Osborne – Osborne Sports Massage


You will be...

    • A good communicator of ideas
    • Positive and motivational
    • Able to problem solve and devise treatment plans
    • Willing to with other healthcare professionals to deliver comprehensive care

What you will learn

The learner must complete all five mandatory units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage (J/506/7220, credit value = 10)
  • Principles of health and fitness (R/506/7222, credit value = 3)
  • Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction (Y/506/7223, credit value = 3)
  • Professional practice in sports massage (D/506/7224, credit value = 5)
  • Sports massage treatments (T/506/7228, credit value = 16)

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite qualifications but performing sports massage is a physical activity and learners will need to be fit enough to carry this out.

There is an element of communication involved (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 3.

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment
  • Multiple Choice Theory Paper


This qualification allows graduates to practice as Level 3 Sports Massage therapists, treating clients with dysfunctional tissue, in clinical or pre/post event environments.

Graduates can progress onto the Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy where advanced sports massage techniques and assessment practices are taught.

Course Dates

Upcoming training course dates/locations.

Date Venue
20th July 2024 - 5th October 2024
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Move Strong
Unit 22b,
Oak Rd
North Shields
NE29 8SF
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