Exercise Advice & Assisted Stretching


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Exercise Advice & Assisted Stretching
for Sports Massage Therapists

The science and practical application of exercise interventions for strength and flexibility...

The aim of this course is to help you understand the science of training and to be able to offer appropriate guidance to clients to help improve both muscle strength and length whilst returning to fitness according to specific client needs. The course will blend the underpinning theory and practical application of assisted stretching and strength exercises to all major muscle groups.

> Entry Requirements

This course has been formed to complement and enhance the skills of a sports massage therapist but may be equally beneficial to other people working or participating in sport, such as coaches, trainers, first aiders and others.

Applicants must be aged 18 years or over and be physically able to participate. The course is suitable for sports-care practitioners, first-aiders, runners, etc.

To join our Exercise Advice and Assisted Stretching Course you must be over 18 years old, physically able to do the work and have good communication skills. All course handouts will be provided to help you during the practical training.

> Course Fees

The fee is £120 including V.A.T. at the current rate, and you may claim 8 credits for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
For anyone enrolled upon, or about to enrol on our Level 3 VTCT Sports Massage Diploma Course who would like to add this to their existing training, you will be entitled to our Loyalty Discount being a reduction of 25% from the above course fee.

> Loyalty & Other Discounts

If you are already a student of our full Level 3 or Level 4 Sports Massage courses you will be entitled to a discount of 25% as part of our Customer Loyalty Discount Scheme.

Please contact us for discount terms for booking more than one person.  Also note that you may only use one available discount for each course.


> Next Exercise Advice & Assisted Stretching Course:

see Course Calendar for all Course Dates

> Course Syllabus

  • Components of Sport & Exercise
  • Practical application of Assisted Stretching
  • Common Injury Management and Advice
  • Proprioceptive exercises and advice
  • Theory and Training for Hypertrophy, Strength Gains and Flexibility
  • Ice massage!?
  • Practical application and limitations of different exercise interventions
  • Isometric contractions to initiate neurological strength etc.
  • Group case studies for exercise programmes

Upon successfully completing the course, we will provide you with a Certificate of Attendance.

> Course Venue

The course will be held at our training centre, at BeActive Clinic, Hertford. All course materials and light refreshments will be provided.

> Ready to Enrol?

Please use the link below to go to our on-line booking form and fill this out to apply, whereupon we will confirm receipt and your place on the course.