Nicola Macleod (BA Hons. Biokinetics) Olympic Strength and Conditioning coach, Sports and Deep tissue massage therapist with more than 17 years experience in the sports, health and fitness industry. Massage has played a key role in launching and growing my career in this competitive industry, working with elite athletes both locally and internationally to weekend warriors and desk-bound corporates, have shaped my experience and knowledge to provide a course that is both comprehensive and practical. Previous students have gone on to pursue careers as biokineticists, physiotherapist, chiropractors and massage therapists with this course giving them a solid foundation.
ONLINE VIDEO TUTORIALS: 6 Weeks of theory will be presented via online videos; each week will require approximately 2 hours of videos and manual review work.
PRACTICAL SESSIONS: Will take place over 4 consecutive days in Pretoria, totally 20 hours. Participants will be required to provide and receive massages to and from fellow participants as well as volunteers.
THEORY EXAM: A written theory exam will take place on the last day of the practical sessions, a pass rate of 70% required in order to gain entrance to the practical exam.
TRAINING HOURS AND PRACTICAL EXAM: After completing the practical section, you will be required to complete 40 training hours of massage on various people with at least 10 case studies. On completion you will then submit your practical exam via video.
*Important Information: Short courses in massage are currently not recognized for accreditation. Only a 2 year full-time course would allow people to register with the Allied Health Professions Council as a Massage Therapist. On completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance and/or completion of a short course in Sports and Deep Tissue Massage.
To keep the standard of the course high and ensure quaility training is provided to all participants, we ONLY have 12 places per practical session!
If you want to be sure you have a place in the next practical session, complete your early-bird payment of
R9500 R8500 via our online store
Complete your details, we'll reserve a spot for you and let you know before filling the last space, with 24 hours to confirm
Where: Body Innovation, 330 Oklahoma road, Faerie Glen, Pretoria
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday 30th May - Saturday 1st June and Sunday 9 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Parking: On-street with CCTV camera monitoring
What to bring: comfortable clothing for massage, water, note book and pen
Cost: R9500 per person
Get an Early-bird discount of R1000 when paid in full by 5th April 2019.