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.


  • 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

Course Dates:

Tutor: Hollie Bailey

Attendance: 9.30am - 5pm

10th & 17th September 2017 (+ option to attend on the 14th Sept; 6pm-9pm)

19th & 26th November 2017 (+ option to attend on the 23rd Nov: 6pm-9pm)

3rd & 10th February 2018 (+option to attend on 8th Feb, 6pm-9pm) 


Taping & Strapping  2 day course + an optional evening of Tutor support

Cost: £235+vat

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