• Taping for Sport
    Kinesiology and Pre-Competition

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Kinesiology & Pre-competition Taping

 
This course is divided into two parts comprising 1 day for kinesio-taping and 1 day for pre-competition taping. The training is highly practical whilst also examining the research and principles of taping safely. Much of your time on this course will be spent honing your skills in each of the areas. For therapists working at sports clubs and in a clinical setting, this is an essential skill for your players and clients.

This course forms a compulsory Module towards our Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy, or may be taken as CPD
 
Includes FREE Starter Taping Kit

This course forms a compulsory Module towards our Level 5 Sports Massage Award, or may be taken as CPD.
 

Pre-competition Taping

 
The principles of taping safely whilst providing adequate support to joints, enabling athletes to return to sport sooner is a valuable skill for your players. We scrutinise the latest materials and research, plus provide you with an abundance of practical training so that you can enhance your expertise and tape joints both ethically and professionally.
 

Kinesiology Taping

 
First developed by Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr Kenzo Kase in 1979, this form of rehabiltative taping has become much more popular over the last decade. It may be applied to athletes to help prevent injury, add stability to a specific area and improve performance.
 

Entry Requirements

 
This course is ideal for coaches, trainers, nurses, sports massage practitioners and sports therapists. Although there are no entry requirements, some knowledge of joint function and anatomy will be beneficial and a pre-study pack will be provided to help.

Course Fees


The fee is £317 including V.A.T. at the current rate, and you may claim 16 credits for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

You may attend this course as part of our Higher Diploma, or for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). If you are attending the course as CPD (16 credits), you will be required to pay the full course fee when applying.
 
There are 7 modules combining to form our Sports Therapy Award, plus a Clinical Assessment – for details and all course fees, please see our Sports Therapy Award.


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Course Details

Course Costs

 

Loyalty & Other Discounts


If you are already a student of our full Level 3 Certificate Course, or our Level 4 Diploma course you will be entitled to a discount of 25% as part of our Customer Loyalty Discount Scheme and a further discount if you select to do all modules on our Higher Diploma course.

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

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Course Syllabus


The training will comprise a heavy emphasis on practical work with demonstrations for taping techniques on all major joints of the body. Students will enjoy extensive tuition and oppoprtunities to practise. The syllabus includes:
 
Pre-competition Strapping & Taping (1 Day)
  ·  Types of tape and application
  ·  Contra-indications for taping
  ·  Application to all major joints
  ·  Integration with Rehabilitation

Kinesiology Taping (1 Day)
  ·  Types of tape and supporting research
  ·  Indications for taping
  ·  Application to all major areas

You will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance upon completing this 2 Day Course.
 

Course Structure


The course will start with instruction on all types of taping materials, their properties, when they should be used, how they must be applied, the benefits, and limitations. We will also highlight situations when it is not advisable to tape.

The rest of the training time will comprise of demonstrations and plenty of practise time to hone and perfect your skills on all major joints. A Course Handbook will be provided as part of the course.
 

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Please complete the online booking form whereupon we will confirm receipt and your place on the course.

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