Sport Massage Academy

CPD Courses

We run a range of Continuing Professional Development courses to help you develop your knowlegde and skills


Taping & Strapping

A one day course designed to familiarise students with the principles of taping and strapping for a range of applications and covers techniques for the Foot, Ankle, Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Wrist and Hand.

Start Date City Format Spaces
9th December 17 Nottingham 1 Day 11
10th December 17 Birmingham 1 Day 16

Cadaver Dissection - Shoulder

Led by an expert in the field, students are guided slowly and sensitively though the layers of the body; first working through the skin and superficial fascia before exploring deeper tissues such as muscles, blood vessels and nerves. In the shoulder we pay special attention to the rotator cuff and should have time to explore parts of the thorax such as heart/lungs etc.

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5 Day Cadaver Dissection course

Led by an expert in the field, students are guided slowly and sensitively though the layers of the body; first working through the skin and superficial fascia before exploring deeper tissues such as muscles, blood vessels and nerves, with the opportunity to explore other areas of interest such as the thorax and viscera.

Start Date City Format Spaces
22nd January 18 Nottingham 5 Full Days: 9am - 5pm 4

Introduction to Dry needling

This is a 2 day course led by Dr. Chris Norris and introduces the student to needling. Covering superficial dry needling technique, with a focus on trigger points. Content is balanced between theory and practice with an emphasis on safety, evidence base, and clinical reasoning. Trigger points focus on the lower back (not neck) & buttock, shoulder, hip, upper & lower limbs.

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