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ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage

ITEC Sports Massage Diploma training

The Most Comprehensive & Thorough Training in Ireland

Sports Injury & Swedish Massage

Course sale:
Sports level 3- €995.00 (normally 1495.00)
Sports level 4 – €995.00 (normally €1495.00)
Sports Level 3&4 (special offer if you hold anatomy & Massage already) €1495.00-exam fees not included
Sports Level 3 & 4 (includes anatomy &  Swedish massage)- €1995.00 – exam fees not included (€190.00 per level = €380.00)

Course Overview

The ITEC Sports Massage training course is intended for those who wish to train to work with injuries and Sports Massage. It is an academic qualification that is recognized all over the world.

  • The course covers Sports Massage & the treatment of injuries in-depth.
  • The aim of this course is to train you to a very high level. By the end of this course you will have an extremely detailed and broad knowledge of Sports Massage
  • Students are presented with the theory and practice of Sports Massage – from pre-event, post-event and maintenance for treating sports injuries and acute stress.
  • Upon successfully completion you will be fully capable and confident of entering the world of the Professional Sports Massage Therapist with internationally recognized qualifications: ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage, GTC Certificate in Energy Management & Awareness (optional choice).
  • For existing practitioners Sports Massage is an excellent addition to your present practitioner skills, thus widening the scope of potential clients for your clinical practice.

Image by Pexels from PixabayYou have the option of attending the Energy Management weekend (no extra fee) and learning about the Holistic & spiritual aspect of being a therapist and the energetic impact of injuries and pain on the human body, mind & spirit. This weekend has a strong emphasis on personal development, energy protection and the understanding of ourselves –and thus our clients in ‘life’. It is a firm favourite with all students.

Course Content:

  1. Advanced Anatomy & Physiology specific to Sports Massage
  2. Sports massage techniques
  3. Causes & effects of diseases and disorders and their effects on sports
  4. Principals of training and effects of over training
  5. Principals & effects of force and motions
  6. Principal of injury prevention & management
  7. Management & care of the spine, joints & limbs
  8. Rehabilitation training, principles of stretching, using mediums to support improvement
  9. Effects & symptoms of inflammation, scars, adhesion
  10. Contraindications & considerations to sports massage
  11. Treating injury treatment, pre-event, during/between event, post event, corrective, preventative, conditioning massages
  12. Plenty of practical & theory including case studies, examination and preparation classes
  13. Energy management, awareness, people skills and treating injuries from an energetic perspective (optional module)

Business and marketing skills are included so you can become fully equipped to earn a living within the Sports & Injuries field.

Course Schedule & Books

  • Books: The Concise Book of Muscles Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy by Mel Cash
    Holistic Massage & Anatomy Module: (you may be exempt if you already hold this module qualification)
    see holistic massage page for 3 options to choose from.
  • Energy Management: Optional – free course
  • Case Studies: 5 people x 3 times = 15 hours – & actual time at sports events practicing your work

The overall qualifications are as follows:

  • ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage (Swedish)
  • ITEC Diploma in Sports Therapy Level 5 (level 3 UK)
  • ITEC Diploma  in Sports Injury Massage Level 6 (Level 4 UK)
  • ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology for sports
  • ITEC Certificate in Professional Business for sports
  • Green Tara College Certificate in Energy Management
  • Green Tara College Diploma in Holistic Healing Massage and Sports


Course Dates
(you may not need to attend all modules if you hold them already)

Swedish Massage theory & practical–Module 1- in house classes
(if you do not have massage already)

September: Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 –  (Times: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm)
October: Saturday  10 & Sunday 18 – (Times: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm)
November: Saturday 14  & Sunday 15 – (Times: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm)
December:  Saturday 05 & Sunday 06  – (Times: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm)
Zoom theory classes: September 29 Tuesday (7-10 pm), November:  Tuesday 10th (7-10 pm)

Sports Level 3 Practical (9 am-6 pm) -in house classes
Sunday 11th
November: Sunday 01 & 29
December: Saturday 12
January: Saturday 23
February: Saturday 13
March: Saturday 06
April: Saturday 17
April: 17 & 18

Sports Theory classes: via zoom Monday nights
Starting Monday 12th October (7-9.30 pm )every Monday except school holidays

Sports Level 4  Practical (9 am-6 pm)-in house classes
Sunday 11th
November: Sunday 01 & 29
December: Saturday 12
January: Saturday 23 & 24 Sunday
February: Saturday 13 &  14 Sunday
March: Saturday 06 &  07 Sunday
April: Saturday 17 & 18 Sunday

Anatomy & Physiology via zoomTuesday nights via zoom (twice  a month only) (7-10 pm)
If you hold anatomy already you may not need this module
06 (The cell)- 20 (Tissues & Skin)
November: 03 (Lymphatic system)  & 17 (Respiratory system)
December: 01 ( Skeletal)   & 15 (Muscular)
January: 05 (Nervous) & 19 (Endocrine)
February: 02 (Reproductive) & 23 (Digestive)
March:  02 ( Urinary)  & 23 (Review class)

Business Course ITEC- via zoom- or home study
October 2020 :  Friday 16 (7-10 pm) & Saturday 17 (9 am-6.30 pm)

Dates for Energy Management 2020 – free optional course – zoom for September
2020: September Saturday 26 & Saturday 27 – Times: 9.00 am – 6.30 pm
January 2021: Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 – Times: 9 am-6.30 pm both day

Exam Dates
: 17 & 18 – Mock exams
May: Sunday 02 & Monday 03 – ITEC Final Examinations

How do I book a place?

In order to book a place please REGISTER by clicking the REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE button.

You can check your booking, then click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT

You can then select your method of payment.

Methods of payment

  1. Paypal – you do not need a Paypal account.
  2. Telephone – Debit or Credit Card.  You will need to phone 046 90 60 600 with your card.  We will take payment over the phone.
  3. Bank Transfer – If you select this option, the system will email our bank details to you.  Please use your order number as the reference so we know you’ve paid.  Your booking is not made until the money is received.  This information will be on your booking receipt.
  4. Cheque – Please post a cheque to Green Tara College, Tara House, 1 Preston Place, 38 Trimgate Street, Navan, County Meath, Ireland.  Your booking is not made until the money is received.  This information will be on your booking receipt.

We regret we cannot hold places on courses for you until you have paid your deposit.

SPECIAL OFFER   Sports L3 & L4 –€1495.00 (normally €2495.00)

Earning all these qualifications:
  1. ITEC Diplomas in Sports Massage Level 3 & Level 4 UK,
  2. ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage Level 3
  3. ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology Level 3
  4. ITEC Diploma Business Level 3
  5. GTC Certificate in Energy Management-optional free course
    (not including exam fees of €360.00 in total)

For Level 3 Sports only, the course fee offer is €995.00-normally €1495.00
includes Holistic Swedish Massage and Anatomy


Payment Structure – ITEC Sports Massage Diploma Level 3 & 4

Fees can be paid for in installments- €450.00 deposit, then €350.00 a month till paid

The overall qualifications are as follows:
1. ITEC Diploma in Massage , Anatomy & Physiology, Business & Client Care, ( all Level 3 UK/Level 5 Ireland)  GTC Energy Management & Awareness Certificate. (optional free course)
2.  Sports Massage L3 & L4   (Level 5 & Level 6 Ireland)

In the current financial climate we are delighted to be able to offer students the opportunity to pay by monthly installments at no extra cost

  • Each installment is completely non-refundable
  • Students are welcome to pay off the fees as quickly as they wish- pay fee and exam fees up front and receive €100.00 discount of course fee