Advanced massage using sports massage techniques
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
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Course Code: FPD35
Duration: 2 sessions
What is the course about?
This course will give you the opportunity to learn new, advanced massage skills to add to those skills you already hold.
What will we cover?
- Deep tissue Massage techniques
- Compression techniques
- Neuro muscular technique
- Muscular Energy technique
- Trigger points
- PNF stretching
- Manipulation and mobility of joints.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Improve your ability to confidently apply a more advanced Massage technique to your treatment plan.
- Add to your existing Massage skills.
- Gain insight into introductory techniques used within Sports Massage.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You will need to have successfully completed the ITEC Holistic Massage Diploma (or equivalent) and to be practising massage regularly. Please contact the department on Health@citylit.ac.uk if you are unsure.
PLEASE SEE THE PRE-BODYWORK CHECK LIST BELOW:
If you have any of the conditions listed below, please check with a medical practitioner whether it is suitable for you to undertake a bodywork course and bring a referral letter from your doctor to your tutor. If you have not checked, or if it is not suitable, please do not participate in a bodywork class/course.
- An untreated medical condition
- Spinal injuries
- A recent operation
- Severe skin disorders
- Severe mental illness
- On medication
- Cardiovascular disorders (high blood pressure, severe varicose veins, heart problems, thrombosis)
- Bone or joint disorders (Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis)
- Pregnancy (or post natal)
- Endocrine disorders
- Knee Problems (for Shiatsu, Thai massage and introductory massage courses only)
- Is there anything else we should know about your health before you enrol for a course? If there is, please let the Health & Movement Studies team know.
If accepted onto a course, a student could be given alternative practical tasks and adjustments may be made where reasonable. However, a student could be asked to leave the course if any situation were to arise which could endanger the well being of that student, or any other student. It is for instance not suitable to work on another student, if you are taking medication that affects your concentration or if you have uncontrolled fits which could cause a danger to others during a relevant activity.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Discussion; demonstration; practice; pair work; feedback and questions.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please bring massage oil. Preferably also some antiseptic wet wipes and plasters in case of cuts/grazes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Students can go on to study further courses at the City Lit including ITEC Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage or On-site Massage.
Trevor is a registered and practising Osteopath, Complementary Therapist and Pilates instructor who has been working within the sector since 2004. He has a practice in Central London which enables him to share clinical experiences with his students. Trevor has had the opportunity to promote complementary medicine through interviews on BBC London and numerous magazine reviews. He has also written articles for industry and professional body magazines and presented at the CAM expo, London. Trevor began teaching Sports and Remedial Massage in 2007 and has since taught a variety of subjects for complementary therapy and fitness sectors throughout the UK. He is a fully qualified tutor, assessor and mentor/coach. Outside of complementary medicine, Trevor also works in teacher education at City Lit. Trevor began his Pilates journey from an early age as a part of dance training. He completed his Pilates qualification with STOTT PILATES and since qualifying, has taught at several Pilates studios and gyms. He enjoys delivering clinical Pilates which is ideal for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems. Website: www.TrevorEngland.com
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.