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Obtain Your Deep Tissue Massage Training and Qualification with this Accredited Course

Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT  All courses are fully insurable in the UK

Our 2 day intensive Deep Tissue Massage course is ideal if you have already studied body massage and wish to progress your understanding of therapeutic treatment. You will learn a form of Deep Tissue Massage, which is designed to give you the basic requisite understanding of the skills required to work as a Sports Massage Therapist on non-pathological tissue (non-injured).

 

Once you have completed this diploma course, you will be able to apply preventative and post-event treatment that encourages the health of both muscles and connective tissue, help improve the range of your client’s movement as well as the tone, symmetry, balance of muscle and quality of posture.

 

Our courses are available in both class and solo learning formats. The practical training is delivered by one of our expert tutors. You will also receive lots of friendly guidance and advice from our admin support staff who are always available to assist you.

 

To attend this course you need to have completed a course and obtained qualification in full body massage.

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This course is available in 4 formats and payable in instalments. Scroll down the page to view your options.

Class Tuition with Diploma Qualification £399

Learn with fellow students at our dynamic classroom events. Payable in instalments.

Friendly customer support and guidance throughout your training experience. Lovely training materials in PDF format. Theory test to be taken online from the comfort of your own home. 1 month free access to video tutorials related to this course. Attend 2 days (12 hours) of hands-on, practical tuition in a small class of up to 4 students. No need to bring a massage model as students work upon each other. With an accredited Diploma you can start your own home-based or mobile business as a self-employed therapist.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT

 

Solo Tuition with Diploma Qualification £399

One-to-one training delivered by a tutor at their venue. Payable in instalments.

This incredible training option offers the opportunity for you to receive 100% of the teacher's time and attention. Our friendly admin team provide customer support and guidance throughout your training experience. Lovely training materials in PDF format. Theory test to be taken online from the comfort of your own home. 1 month free access to video tutorials related to this course. You will receive 6 hours of one-to-one practical training in 1 day, mentoring and assessment with an expert teacher at any one of our venues. You need to bring a massage model to work upon. With an accredited Diploma you can start your own home-based or mobile business as a self-employed therapist.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT

 

Virtual Training with Certificate Qualification £399

Top quality tuition from the comfort and safety of your home. Payable in instalments.

All the benefits of solo tuition plus the convenience of receiving your tutoring at home via live streaming using Zoom. In just 1 day, you will receive 6 hours of guided tuition and step-by-step assessment from your teacher. To do virtual training, you need a good internet connection, your own therapy couch, and basic massage kit. You’ll also need your own massage model to work upon. Full details will be provided. With our accredited Certificate you can start your own home-based or mobile business as a self-employed therapist.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT 

 

Online Course with Award £125

Offer treatments to your family & friends, or just for the fun of learning.

When you undertake an online Award course you don't receive any kind of practical tuition. You still receive all of the lovely course materials to assist and support your learning and 1 month free access to video tutorials related to this course. Online courses (aka home learning courses) are ideal if you're not wanting to become a professional therapist but instead you wish to learn a new life skill. With our Award courses you'll be able to offer treatments to your family and friends. Award courses are fully insurable.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT

 

 

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Questions and answers

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    Yes. All of the course training options are perfect for beginners as well as CPD for practicing therapists.

  • Do you have an FAQ for classroom & SOLO diploma courses?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for classroom & solo training >
  • Do you have an FAQ for virtual CERTIFICATE COURSES?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for virtual training >
  • Do you have an FAQ for home learning AWARD COURSES?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for award courses >
  • Which course should I undertake if i want to offer treatments professionally?

    If you wish to offer treatments professionally we recommend that you undertake training to either Certificate or Diploma level. You can opt for a classroom course, solo tuition or Virtual training via Zoom. If you're unsure which type of training will be best for you, please contact our friendly support team to discuss these options.

  • DO YOU HAVE TUTORIAL VIDEOS AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE?
    Not at the moment, but tutorial videos are scheduled to be available from September 2021. Where available, all students undertaking Award, Certificate and Diploma courses get 1 month free access to the tutorial videos. These can be streamed directly to your TV, laptop, desktop computer or hand held device.

    Course Modules

    This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 8-12 hours of study time. For some people it may take a little longer.

    Module 1
    Introduction to Sports massage therapy

     

    Module 2
    The role of the Sports massage therapist
    Limitations and referrals

     

    Module 3
    Effects and benefits in detail

     

    Module 4
    Indications for Sports massage
    Postural assessment

     

    Module 5
    Contraindications
    Precautions
    Restrictions

    Module 6
    Classifications of injuries

    Module 7
    Pre exercise: warm up
    After exercise: cool down
    Flexibility
    Re-assessing clients

     

    Module 8
    Setting up for treatment
    Client preparation
    Consultation
    Informed consent
    Before and after treatment protocols
    Massage mediums

     

    Module 9
    Sports massage techniques

    Module 10
    Front body massage
    Back body massage
    Massage techniques at a glance

    Reference material
    How to use your manual before and after training
    Treatment options
    Pre-event massage
    Post-event massage
    Massage during training
    The importance of correct breathing
    Posture and postural defects
    Gender-specific characteristics
    Categories of body shape
    Notes on body weight
    Muscle fatigue 
    Nutrition and hydration


    Additional information
    Suggested reading and reference material
    Your notes and questions
    Client consultation form

    Accreditation & Diploma

    Many of the Diploma courses offered by Therapy Training School are accredited (ie: approved for membership & insurance purposes) by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT), the Guild of Holistic Therapists (GHT) and the Guild of Beauty Therapists (GBT). Additionally, Therapy Training School is an approved Platinum Training Provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT), and this organisation also accredits many of our Diploma courses for membership & insurance purposes.

     

    All of our Diploma & Certificate training courses throughout the UK are accredited by Therapy Training Academy Ltd (our umbrella organisation)  and insurance for practicing professionally can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. 

     

    With professional insurance in place, you will be able to get a job as a therapist, practice as a self-employed therapist or work independently as a mobile therapist. 

     

    Our Award courses are recommended for those who wish to deliver treatments to family and friends. Although professional insurance is not a legal requirement, we do advise that you purchase insurance to safeguard your recipients and yourself and to provide you with peace of mind. Insurance for delivering therapy to family and friends can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. Our Award courses are accredited by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT).

     

    *Before you commit to any course, we strongly advise that you check with your potential employer (and Borough Council, if you wish to work in London) to ensure that the qualification you have decided to undertake will be accepted by them, and to find out if you need a licence to work.

     

    View all accreditation and insurance options here >

    Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT  Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT

  • More Information

  • + Step-By-Step Guide for Class Training

    How everything works from start to finish. Read our detailed step-by-step guide. Read more >

     

    + Step-By-Step Guide for Solo Training

    How everything works from start to finish. Read our detailed step-by-step guide. Read more >

     

    + Step-By-Step Guide for Virtual Training

    How everything works from start to finish. Read our detailed step-by-step guide. Read more >

     

    + More about AWARD Courses

    How everything works from start to finish. Read our detailed step-by-step guide. Read more >

     

    + Working In London

    You can work anywhere in the UK with our Diplomas. However, if you're looking to work in London you need to know which Boroughs accept our Diploma. Read more >