VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage

Who Is The Course For?

This course is accessible to you if you are a complete beginner, to gain massage experience and train to become a professional sports massage therapist.

Sports massage is also popular course with existing massage therapists looking to widen their skill set and confidently treat their clients. Sports massage will benefit your clients to help decrease muscle soreness, aid injury management and rehabilitation.

Career: Professional sports massage therapist, Freelance sports massage working alongside professional teams, clinics, spas and gyms.

What You Will Learn

You will learn the essential skills you need to deliver sports massage pre and post event. You will be able to give advice on preventive measures and carry out a confident postural assessment.

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Soft tissue dysfunction
  • Professional practice
  • Pre / Post and preventive treatment
  • Select appropriate sports massage techniques for a range of clients including frictions and passive stretching
  • Posture assessment


Assessment – continuous assessment through the course with tutor guidance, followed by an assessment day where you will perform three assessments on three different clients. Anatomy and physiology exam, case study and assignment work.

Assessment date – TBA


Upcoming Dates


10 Week Course Starting Friday 21st January

Course Cost

£1495 includes training manual, all materials, assessment & certification.

This course is eligible for our interest free instalments. Find out more in our Terms and Conditions.