Do you want skills to stand apart from other therapists?
Do you want a competitive edge in a range of sports medicine careers?
Do you have clients with challenging soft tissue injuries and chronic pain?
Do you love working with athletes?
THIS ADVANCED CERTIFICATION IS FOR YOU!
A 75 hour comprehensive certification.
Gives you the competitive edge you need as a Sports Massage Therapist.
Take away the skills you need to confidently obtain employment in any sports or clinical environment.
MEET THE EXPERTS!
Through our small, group-centered lectures with athletic trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors, and personal trainers, you will have first hand knowledge of how to collaborate with other sports medicine practitioners in the ground breaking sports medicine field.
Andy Klock, MESS, ATC University of Florida Track and Field.
Susan Tillman, PT, SCS, CSCS, Sports Physical Therapy Residency Site Coordinator/ UF Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Santiago Villamil, PT, MPT, CSCS, Director/Physical Therapist at Request Physical Therapy.
Dr. Robert Ruano, DC, owner of Innovative Back Solutions.
Kevin Lulofs-MacPherson, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, clinical lecturer University of Florida Department of Physical Therapy.
Chris White, LMT, Eleiko Strength Coach, BioSignature Practitioner, USAW level 1 Coach, Owner/founder of Go Primal Fitness.
AN INTERDISCIPLINARY EXPERIENCE
Upon successful completion of this program you will be prepared for a wide spectrum of Sports Massage career opportunities. In this dynamic program you will gain a deeper understanding and obtain the necessary skills in:
- Application of specific massage techniques for injuries and musculoskeletal dysfunctions
- Orthopedic assessment and treatment of soft tissue injuries
- Implementation of flexibility techniques to mobilize tissue
- Instruction of proper uses of hydrotherapy/heat and cold
- In depth kinesiology
- Up to date research and access to resources in health care for athletes.
- Career planning and promotional guidance
- Small intimate lectures with healthcare sports practitioners who are top in their field.
- Live athletic event experience
- Clinical supervision/one on one instruction ,with one or two athletes of your choosing per week.
SPORTS MASSAGE CERTIFICATION SPECIFICS:
DATES: JANUARY 4TH – FEBRUARY 26TH 2017
Program is a total of 8 weeks: Mondays and Wednesday from 4:30 to 7:30. In addition we will meet on 2 weekends times TBD.
Week one: Wednesday January 4th 4:00 to 7:00 (Welcome meeting, all prospective students are invited.), Saturday January 7th 9:00 to 5:00, and Sunday January 8th 9:00 to 5:00.
Week two: Monday January 9th 4:30 to 7:30, Wednesday January 11th 4:30 to 7:30, Saturday January 14th 9:00 to 5:00.
Week three: Monday January 16th 4:30 to 7:30, and Wednesday January 18th 4:30 to 7:30.
Week four: Monday January 23rd 4:30 to 7:30, and Wednesday January 25th 4:30 to 7:30.
Week five: Monday January 30th 4:30 to 7:30, and Wednesday February 1st 4:30 to 7:30.
Week six: Monday February 6th 4:30 to 7:30, and Wednesday February 8th 4:30 to 7:30.
Week seven: Monday February 13th 4:30 to 7:30, and Wednesday February 15th 4:30 to 7:30.
Week eight: Monday February 20th 4:30 to 7:30, Wednesday February 22nd 4:30 to 7:30, Saturday 25th time TBD, and Sunday 26th time TBD.
Location: Classroom lectures, Florida School of Massage
Meet the Experts, at practitioners location
Prerequisites: must have completed basic sports massage curriculum or completed massage training from an accredited massage school.
Continuing Education hours: 75 Florida
Tuition: $940 if registered by December 16th 2016, for payment in full.
Payment plans are available: One half of tuition is due prior to first day of class.
CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO FIRST 20 STUDENTS!