Western Australia

Taping for Sport

Through instructional video this online course educates participants on how to correctly tape an ankle, thumb and finger in preparation for physical activity. Participants will learn how to help athletes prevent against minor injuries and return to sport safely.

Topics include:

• Define a sprain injury

• Identify general principles of taping and appropriate taping products

• Recognise the pros and cons of taping versus bracing

• Perform a basic ankle taping

• Perform a ‘buddy’ finger taping

• Perform a basic thumb taping

Cost: $33

If you have any questions about the content of this module email  getsmart@smawa.asn.au

To register on-line click here

Contact Us

PO Box 57

Suite 6
565 Hay Street

Phone: (08) 9285 8033
Fax: (08) 9388 6088


State Council

Deputy Chairperson: Mr Craig Wilson (Sports Physiotherapist)

Councilor: Mr Anthony McEvoy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist)
Councilor: Mr Ian Wee (Perth Integrated Health)
Councilor: Mr Robert Haagman (Podiatrist)
Councilor: Dr Sandra Mejak (Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician)
Councilor: Ms Sarah Harris (PHD Candidate, Exercise and Sports Science, University of Notre Dame)
Councilor: Mr Myles Murphy (Sports Physiotherapist)
Councilor: Ms Kathryn Ryding (Level 2 Sports Trainer, First Aid Trainer )