Sports Massage: Deep Tissue Diploma (CTAA accredited)



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£29 inc VAT (was £65)
Offer ends 06 January 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
6 Hours
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Straight from the award-winning Isla Verde Spa, Mark Perren-Jones brings his top tips for giving the perfect Deep Tissue Sports Massage to friends, family, clients…anyone who wants the ultimate experience in relaxation!

Recognise your acupressure from your various postural benefits, identify the right equipment to correct body alignment and complaints. Master first impressions with clients & learn how to develop your business and how to create the right atmosphere to succeed.

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Course Highlights

  • Over 33 lectures & 2.5 hours of content!
  • Learn to perform deep tissue massage with confidence.
  • Learn how to implement the techniques into other forms of massage
  • Perfect for any sports enthusiasts.
  • Building up a successful business once you have learned the skills!
  • Includes expert demonstrations

Course Overview

Learn how to incorporate the techniques of deep tissue massage into any other of your treatments including Swedish & Thai treatments to Hot Stone Therapy. Learn from the guide who has over 25 years’ experience in the business & perhaps even more crucial, learn how to avoid the mistakes along the way!

Instructor Bio

Mark Perren-Jones is a highly regarded Remedial massage therapist, acupuncturist and Pain Specialist. He is also the owner of the award-winning Isla Verde Spa. He has more than 20 years experience in the massage and acupuncture field and has worked in spas and clinics throughout the world and throughout his career, he has massaged Presidents and their families, Olympic athletes, professional sports people and celebrities around the world.

Mark's spa earned an incredible 100 out of 100 5 Star Reviews on Tripadvisor! ( 100% 5 STARS). In just 6 months after the Isla Verde Spa opened it became the No.1 Ranked spa in his highly competitive area. It has also been the No. 1 Ranked 'Thing to do'( out of 43) in this area on Tripadvisor for 2 years.

For the first time ever, Mark is revealing the massage sequences and secrets to his spa's success.

His massage courses are designed for both beginners who would like to start a career in massage and learn the secrets to great massages but it also is for qualified massage therapists who would like to improve on their massage skills.

After all, the most important aspect to any spa or massage clinic is to be able to give amazing massages each and every time to your clients.

This course is accredited by the Complementary Therapists Accredited Association.

Once you have completed the course, you can head over to the CTAA website and (for a small fee) become a member.

Course Curriculum

The Massage Essentials

  • Intro
  • Massage intro to course
  • Contraindications in Massage

Equipment and Set Up

  • Massage Tables-The 4 Most Important considerations
  • Creams and Oils-What’s Great and what’s not
  • The Set up - Don’t do what I did
  • This factor makes a huge difference
  • It's all in the timing
  • Why I don’t include these things in my massages
  • Do no Harm
  • The Perfect Person to Practice your massage on
  • Why Most Therapists don't last!
  • Now is the time to put the time in.
  • Some Final Points
  • Putting it all together

The massage strokes-correct and incorrect ways

  • Soft hand vs. rigid
  • Kneading
  • Forearms
  • Acupressure techniques
  • Scissor stroke
  • General stroke

Full Body Deep tissue Massage

  • Massage Start Sequence
  • Back Sequence 1
  • Back Sequence 2
  • Back of Legs
  • Legs Prone Stretching
  • Neck
  • Arms
  • Front of Legs
  • Front of Legs Stretching

Full Massage Sequence

  • Massage Sequence Part 1
  • Massage Sequence Part 2
  • Massage Sequence Part 3
  • Massage Sequence Part 4
  • Massage Sequence Part 5

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Who is this course for?

  • Beginners to deep tissue massage
  • Qualified massage therapists
  • Students to Entrepreneurs
  • Sportsmen/women
  • Anyone who wants to learn a new skill!


You should have a basic understanding of relaxation massage or have had some massage experience

Career path

Become a deep tissue sports masseuse

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Samantha asked:

Can i get insurance with this qualification?


All of our courses are delivered by experienced and accredited experts in their industry. You will receive a signed certificate of completion for the course, showing your mark if the course is assessed. Many professional bodies and insurers accept these certificates, but it is always worth checking in advance.

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A D asked:

Hi if i buy this course today and recieve the login details, can I delay the course to a time when is convenient for me? Or do I have a time limit?


HI there, Thanks for getting in touch. There is no time limit on any of our courses & therefore you can complete them in your own time and refer back to the materials whenever you like. I hope this helps, Travis

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charlene asked:

where is practical held?


Hi Charlene, Many thanks for your message. All of the course is Online - so you don't need to attend any live practicals. Hope that helps, Travis

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James ward asked:

Does the course have videos to show you techniques like as if you was on a 1to1 course.


HI James, Yes, the course is demonstration led. I hope this helps,

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