Course Outline

This course offers an introduction to Sports Massage techniques and is a great skill to have to assist athletes in preparation for competition and recovery from competition.

Course Prerequisites



Upon completion of this training, students will receive a Certificate of 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

The course is delivered over 4 hours and 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

Please note: students are required to provide a towel for use during this course. Students are also advised that this course requires students to work in pairs to practice the techniques being taught.


Please read and be familiar with all our training policies.

Introduction to Sports Massage Courses


If you would like further information regarding the Introduction to Sports Massage Course or to request a course booking, please reach out to SMA’s Safer Sport team via 1300 711 211 or [email protected]