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ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma Course

International Accreditation: QAN 100/2592/3
Pre- requisite: Level 3 Massage diploma or the equivalent with AP&P

ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma

Sports Massage Arm
Sports Massage Arm

I came into massage after a career in nursing and studied level 4  remedial massage because of my background rather than level 3.   I know what it is like to have holes in your learning and feel a lack of confidence because of not having done the level 3 syllabus first.  These days we all want to run before we can walk but if you are looking for a successful full time career, it makes sense to learn the invaluable underpinning knowledge necessary to be a good sports therapist at ITEC Level 3 before you proceed to ITEC Level 4 and 5!

I completed my training at the Northern Institute of Massage in Blackpool with Eddie Caldwell and Lars Peterson both eminent authors and practitioners in their field. I am still practicing and have worked with Olympic athletes, various sports clubs, osteopaths and chiropractors over the years.

Gail’s Tip: If you are serious about having a full time career treating Sports Injuries, then please study Level 3 Massage first, it’s a firm grounding for your Sports massage course!

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Ring me if you would like to chat on 01392 826033! Testimonial 1: Congratulations!!!

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Sports Massage Leg  Ruth Martin
I trained with you in 2009 and haven’t looked back.  My work has been so well received since I set up my wee business in Chamonix.  I work with luxury chalets and many clients have booked me for their own private holidays outside of Chamonix . I’ve also worked on quite a few mountain athletes, musicians including a world famous band.   While I try to work with the body’s musculature and fascia, doing a lot of sports massage, the original holistic massage routine that I learned with Devon Academy really did put me in good stead for everything else thereafter.

Testimonial 2: Hi Gail.

  • I trained with you at Devon Academy and now have a successful business sports massage therapy in Exeter   I massage over 60 clients a week. Been invited to travel to London this weekend, to massage the elite me for this years 2015 Virgin London Marathon.   This is all down to completing your sports massage (ITEC) it pushed me to continue. Big thank you Gail and all at Devon Academy!!!  Kindest regards Liam Clarke

Do you have a recognised Level 3 AP&P certificate but no massage experience?
Although my recommendation would be to fo the Massage diploma you may be eligible to do my Pre- sports Massage course click here for details or give me a ring to discuss this further on 01392 826033

Course content:

This course is designed to provide the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner. You will develop knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of Sports Massage Therapy, including anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries stretching and the use of cryo and thermotherapy.

  • Everything you need to start your own Sports Massage Clinic in one course!

It will also provide you with the understanding, skills and techniques to prepare for and apply a range of massage methods to clients needing deeper more advanced treatments as well as those participating in sports’ activities.

Students will Study:

  • PraSports Massagectical application of sports massage
  • Practical anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Effects of exercise on the body
  • Applying massage methods – pre & post event; Cryotherapy, Thermotherapy; PNF stretching
  • Postural analysis
  • The psychology of injury
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Advanced palpation skills

Unit 27 – Multiple Choice Theory paper x 50 questions
Unit 27 – 15 treatment case studies

Theory starts now ready for next practical course:

Sports Massage May-18 FTSP39 Normal Price
Module 1 Saturday 19th May 18 & Sunday 20th May 18 £800
Module 2 Saturday 7th July 18 & Sunday 8th July 18 4 x £200
Module 3 Saturday 18th August 18 & Sunday 19th August 18  Early Bird
Examination Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd Sept 18 £749
 3 Early Bird discounted places £749 only until 20th Mar 2018


Sports Massage Sep-18 FTSP40 Normal Price
Module 1 Saturday 15th Sept 18 & Sunday 16th Sept 18 £900
Module 2 Saturday 27th Oct 18 & Sunday 28th Oct 18 4 x £225
Module 3 Saturday 24th Nov 18 & Sunday 25th Nov 18  Early Bird
Examination Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December 18 £800
 3 Early Bird discounted places £800 only until 30th Mar 2018

Course and Workshop Dates and Fees

Sports Massage Course is £749

or £200 per month over 4 instalments – £800

Please note this is your course fee only and does not include your exam fee: books: uniform etc