• 1 Day Introductory Course to Sports Massage - Level 3

  • VTCT Accredited
    and Nationally Recognised

  • Loyalty
    Discounts Available

  • Flexible, Affordable Sports Therapy Training
    to Levels that Exceed Industry Benchmarks.

  • Our Friendly Team are Always on Hand
    to Support our Students Both During
    the Course and Beyond.

Many of our students enrol straight away onto either our level 3 sports massage course, or from here to our Level 4 Sports Massage Course, but there are often many questions you may want answered before you enrol. Many of your questions may be answered on our respective course webpages about starting or continuing your sports therapy journey, but if you want to experience more about each course, why not join our 1 Day Introduction to (Level 3) Sports Massage Course?


1 Day Introduction to Sports Massage


Why not try out our courses by attending this 1 Day Introduction to Sports Massage? We will guide you through the key concepts behind sports massage and provide you with  some basic hands-on skills.

  ·  Sports massage explained
  ·  Ethics and professionalism
  ·  Course structure and requirements
  ·  History taking and communication
  ·  Anatomical language
  ·  Joints and actions
  ·  Bony prominences and palpation
  ·  Sports Massage - some basic techniques

Registration 8.50am for a 9.00am start – course close at 5.00pm.

You will also receive a Certificate of Attendance by Sports Therapy UK

See Course Calendar for all course dates.

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Course Details

Course Costs

Course Costs 1 Day Introduction to Sports Massage


£85.00 - this includes course notes and light refreshments. Please note that this course fee is non-refundable and not transferable - see full Terms and Conditions 


Course Progression


The 1 Day Introduction to Sports Massage is the first day of the level 3 sports massage course. If you choose to enrol on the full course within 3 months, you will be credited your Introductory Fee (of £85) against your course fee. You may continue your training on the next available course or return at a later date and attend day 1 again at the start of another course.


Ready to Enrol?


Please click below and complete the online booking form. Once we receive your application and payment, we will reply within 2 working days to confirm your place and provide you with course instructions and guidance notes.





Levels of Training


There are three levels of nationally recognised awards in soft tissue therapy. Completing your level 3 sports massage course will allow you to work on uninjured tissue so you will be able to help prevent injury and enhance performance. You will learn about professionalism, ethics, insurance, anatomy and physiology, palpation, massage techniques, their effects and how to adapt these for a range of client types, and in different situations such as clinical, pre and post competition.


You must complete level 3 before moving to your level 4 sports massage course, when you will study more about the effects of trauma and overuse on soft tissues, a broader range of assessment techniques, client analysis, plus more advanced manual therapy techniques designed to further enhance physical wellbeing, and encourage recovery from injury.


At level 5, you will expand your range of skills and knowledge still further to become a more diverse and accomplished practitioner. You will learn more about injuries, specialised client assessments such as gait analysis, treatment planning and rehabilitation.



Professional Organisations


There are membership organisation such as the Sports Massage Association and Sports Therapy Association who you may seek to join subject to entry crtiteria. There are no governement regulated bodies for sports massage or sports therapy.




What Makes a Good Quality Course?


All worthwhile course will comprise both extensive theory and a range of practical skills. Training will take place over an extended period for good reason as there is much to learn and the manual skills you are taught will take time to develop.


Our Courses


We constantly strive to provide high standards of training. Our flexible training options, recognised awards, experienced tutors and long-term reputation appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds - check out our video above to hear some of our student stories. We look forward to supporting you and helping you achieve your aspirations.



Our Training Venue



Our practical training courses are held at The Business and Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2DX. This is ideally situated close to the A1 for road access, a 14-minute walk from Stevenage Rail Station with excellent connections, and close to both Stanstead and Luton airports.


There are also ample accommodation options available in the Stevenage and surrounding areas. For full details please go to Contact Us



Ready to Enrol?


If you want to join our 1 Day Introduction to Sports Massage Course please click below and complete the online booking form. Once we receive your application and payment, we will reply within 2 working days to confirm your place and provide you with course instructions and guidance notes.


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Course Calendar

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Course Progression


How you progress with qualifications once you have passed Level 3 in Sports Massage.



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1 Day Intro Video