Course Outline

This course offers the beginner technical and practical advice for use when taping athletes. This course covers the introduction to taping techniques for ankle, finger & thumb as well as the principles and application of taping. This is ideal course for players, parents and first aiders who are taping athletes.

Course Pre-Requisites



Upon completion of this training, students will receive a Statement of Course Attendance.


To enrol, students must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Children under 16 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis upon application to their local SMA state branch (in the state where the course is to be held). This ensures the student has the necessary skills to undertake training and assessment requirements.

Delivery Mode/Duration

Students will be assessed is as follows:

  • Combination of theoretical and practical instruction.


Students will be assessed as follows:

  • Presenter observation and practical assessment

Course Resources

Students are provided with the following course resources:

  • Sports tape (as required)


Please read and be familiar with all our training policies.

Course NameStateLocationStart Date & TimeEnd Date & TimePrice 
41843T - Introduction to Sports Taping QLD - ITST - Introduction to Sports TapingQueenslandBundaberg - Archem Technologies29-Apr-2018 @ 2:00 PM29-Apr-2018 @ 4:00 PMIntroduction to Taping $60.01

01862IT Touch NT Titles - ITST - Introduction To Sports TapingNorthern TerritoryNRL NT04-May-2018 @ 1:00 PM04-May-2018 @ 3:30 PMIntroduction To Sports Taping $60.01

01864IST - ITST - Introduction To Sports TapingNorthern TerritoryLand Rover Rugby Park20-May-2018 @ 8:30 AM20-May-2018 @ 10:30 AMIntroduction To Sports Taping $60.01

21802T - ITST - Introduction To Sports TapingNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park25-Jun-2018 @ 6:30 PM25-Jun-2018 @ 9:30 PMIntroduction to Sports Taping $60.00

618CETAPE4* - ITST - Introduction To Sports TapingWestern AustraliaSMA WA Office25-Jul-2018 @ 6:30 PM25-Jul-2018 @ 9:30 PM3 Seminars - Introduction To Sports Taping AND Adv $120.00