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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

This course will not be available at the moment- it will be available in Autumn 2024

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


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. 

Methods of payment

  • Card  –  via the website.
  • Paypal – if you have a Paypal account.  Paypal will also let you make a card payment without a Paypal account.
  • Google Pay – if you are currently logged into your Google or Gmail account, this option will be offered to you.
  • Apple Pay – if you have an Apple account, this option will be offered to you.
    A place on the course cannot be guaranteed without payment.


You can pay in dollars, Euros or pounds.  The website will automatically convert prices into your local currency.  You can also change currency with the button on the bottom left of the webpage.

Create an Account

You have the option to create an account with us.  This will save you from putting in all your details the next time you book a course.

Remember your card details

If you create an account, you can get the system to remember your card details for next time.  We do not hold your card details.  They are held by the card processing company (Stripe).  The system cannot hold your card details unless you create an account.

Don’t want to pay online?

If you are uncomfortable paying online, you can phone the office (046 90 60 600) and they will make the booking for you and take your card details over the phone.

SPECIAL OFFER   Sports L3 & Sports L4 & L3 Holistic Massage  – €1995.00 (normally €2995.00) (special offer does not including exam fees )

Earning all these qualifications:
  1. ITEC Diplomas in Sports Massage Level 3 & Level 4 UK,
  2. ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology Level 3
  3. ITEC Diploma Business Level 3
  4. GTC Certificate in Energy Management-free course
  5. ITEC Holistic Massage
  6. ITEC Covid Module

For Level 3 & 4 Sports only, the course fee offer is €1495.00
(must have massage and anatomy already)-(special offer does not including exam fees )

For Level 3 Sports only, the course fee offer is €995.00-normally €1495.00
(must have massage and anatomy already)-(special offer does not including exam fees )

For Level 4 Sports only, the course fee offer is €995.00-normally €1495.00
(must have Level 3 sports massage  already)-(special offer does not including exam fees )

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.  Fees must be paid in full 10 weeks before exams.

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). Covid Hygiene Certificate

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