About L.V. Sports Massage Training Wales

Are you a competitive athlete looking to prolong a career in the sport you know, love and understand? Are you looking for a career change? Do you want to help world class athletes perform to their optimum? Do you enjoy attending sporting events such as Rugby, Football, Athletics, Equestrian, Cycling and others? Have you ever considered becoming a sports massage practitioner?

Then L.V. Sports Massage Training can quickly help you become qualified in a growing and rewarding field of expertise that enhances your current skills and knowledge.

Take charge of your career, help fellow athletes, enjoy your work life.

About Liz and her sports massage training qualifications:

Liz Vaughan qualified in Sports Massage at Cardiff University in 2007 and gained her PGCE teaching qualification in 2008.

Since qualification, Liz has used her skills in many settings:

  • Two seasons as a recovery therapist with Cardiff Blues
  • Three seasons with Swansea F.C.
  • Working on ultramarathon events
  • A variety of private clients practicing across a wide spectrum of sporting events.

Liz has worked with Merthyr College since 2008. Teaching Swedish and Sports massage, and Anatomy and Physiology with excellent success rates.

Liz Vaughan Proprietor: LV Sports Massage

Liz Vaughan Proprietor: LV Sports Massage

LV Sports Massage Training in Wales is her new venture, Liz offers the best possible sports massage training to her clients whilst not charging the earth!

In addition L.V. Sports Massage Training will be working hard to secure event work throughout the year for her successful students. This will be at various sporting events in Wales and further afield.

 VTCT L3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

The qualification comprises of five units:

  1. Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  2. Principals of health and fitness
  3. Understand the principals of soft tissue dysfunction
  4. Professional practice in sports massage
  5. Sports massage treatments

Tuition for all units is included in the cost.

**Please note, you must have this qualification if you wish to go on and study the L4 qualification in sports massage

Sports massage therapy can be a physically demanding occupation and candidates should have an appropriate level of physical fitness to embark on the course.

All applicants must have a DBS check prior to starting the course.

Assessment

In order to pass the course you must achieve the following:

  • A 70% pass rate in an Anatomy and Physiology exam
  • 50 hours of sports massage
  • Three observations: one in a clinical setting, one in an event setting and one in a non clinical setting
  • Four assignments
  • One case study.

There will be thorough guidance for all of the assessment criteria.

Format

The tuition will take place over five weekends.

Tuition will include some theory but will be heavily weighted toward practical techniques. Sports clients will be invited in from the local community for you to practice on under supervision. Your exam and first observation will take place within the five weekends. In addition you will be expected to attend a sporting event at some time afterward to complete your final observation.

Venue

Prospect House makes the ideal setting for the course. These are free parking facilities and amenities close by.

 

Cost of the course

The cost of the  L3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy course is £875.00

Including:

  • All tuition as described above
  • Exam fees
  • Registration
  • Certification

A deposit of £200.00 must be made to secure a place on the above course. Please make cheques payable to E. Vaughan and post  along with a booking form to:

Office 6
Venture Wales,
The Gadlys,
Aberdare,
R.C.T
CF44 8HT

Download booking form.

 

 VTCT L4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

The qualification comprises of three units:

  1. Conducting subjective and objective assessment
  2. Provide sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury
  3. Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair

Tuition for all units is included in the cost.

**Please note, you must have the Level 3 qualification prior to starting this course

Sports massage therapy can be a physically demanding occupation and candidates should have an appropriate level of physical fitness to embark on the course.

All applicants must have a DBS check prior to starting the course.

Assessment

In order to pass the course you must achieve the following:

  • 50 hours of sports massage
  • Five obervations covering a range of assessment methods, new techniques on injured & non injured clients
  • Two assignments
  • Three case studies

There will be thorough guidance for all of the assessment criteria.

Format

The tuition will take place over five weekends.

Tuition will include some theory but will be heavily weighted toward practical techniques. Sports clients will be invited in from the local community for you to practice on under supervision.

Venue

Prospect House makes the ideal setting for the course. These are free parking facilities and amenities close by.

Cost of the course

The cost of the  L4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy course is £875.00

(There is a discount of £175 for all candidates who did their Level 3 with LV Sports Massage).

Including:

  • All tuition as described above
  • Registration
  • Certification

A deposit of £200.00 must be made to secure a place on the above course. Please make cheques payable to E. Vaughan and post  along with a booking form to:

Office 6
Venture Wales,
The Gadlys,
Aberdare,
R.C.T
CF44 8HT

Download booking form.

 

New Level 3 course dates for Autumn 2016 are:

This course is now full

Due to demand the following dates are now available:

This course is now full

Level 4 course dates for Spring 2017 are:

 

 

 

Events

Liz and her team work hard to provide high quality sports massage treatments at various events throughout the year. The aim is to enhance performance and limit injury by delivering pre event and post event massage to competitors.

Generally there is no cost to event organisers, the individual athletes are charged if they require a treatment.

Race/event organisers

If you are a race/event organiser and interested in having massage provision at your event, contact Liz via here

Massage therapists

If you are a qualified sports massage therapist and wish to be considered for event work please contact Liz for more information.

We will be providing massage at the following events:

The Ring ‘O Fire
Clifbar tenpeaks
Gower ultra marathon
Anglesey ultra marathon
Pembrokshire ultra marathon

The Black Mountain Ultra Might Contain Nuts

The Brecon Beacons (Race 2) Might Contain Nuts

The Black Mountain (Race 3) Might Contain Nuts

The Brecon Beacons (Race 4) Might Contain Nuts

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