Kinesiology and Sports Taping
(FHT Accredited)

This detailed 2 day course is designed for the sports massage practitioners, sports therapists, remedial instructors, coaches and those working in the sports industry.  This course will teach the safe and effective application of a number of taping techniques to cover joint stability of all the major joints. Techniques taught can be used for practitioners that work in both clinic environments as well as in a sports team. The aim of this course is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide taping and strapping for the Sport and Leisure Industry.

Course Content:

  • Contraindications, (health and safety, hygiene)

  • Different taping products including zinc oxide and kinesiology tape

  • Practical applications of taping and strapping to ankle, knee, neck, back, hip, wrist, elbow and shoulder

  • Taping for injury support

  • Functional taping for sports performance

  • Acute injury management

  • Management of specific conditions

The course is divided into theory study and practical. Students are able to consolidate their learning and practice techniques between the days of teaching. Class sizes will be no more than 12 students, meaning students get maximum Tutor support.

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Assessment Criteria:

  • Observed Practical

  • One Assignment - around 500 words. This will consist of writing up a case study to include pictures and showing progression of your treatment

Entrance Requirements:  

Students must hold a Level 3 or higher Sports Massage Therapy qualification or equivalent


This is a 2 day course + an optional evening of Tutor support. Attendance:

Day 1: 9.30am - 5.30pm Day 2: 9:00am - 4.00pm

Tutor: Hollie Bailey

October 2019: 12th & 19th (+option to attend 17th Oct 6pm-9pm)

February 2020: 9th & 16th (+option to attend 13th Feb 6pm-9pm)

June 2020: 13th & 21st (+option to attend 18th June 6pm-9pm)



How do I pay?

A 25% deposit is due by return after receiving your welcome pack, with the remaining balance due 4 weeks before the start of your course. If your course is less than 4 weeks away, the full balance will be due immediately. Please complete an enrolment form online to book your place. You will then receive an email confirmation with your welcome pack and invoice.

Payment can be made via bank transfer or cheque. If you would like to pay via Credit Card, please let us know upon receiving your invoice and we will send through a link for payment.

Thursday evenings at The Cotswold Academy


If you are interested in looking at a career in this industry, planning to do a course with us or just wishing to look around, our free Thursday Evenings could be the place to start.