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Massage Therapy Specialization for Golf Clients 6 CE Online Course


Massage therapy specialization is the path to take in order to expand your massage therapy career opportunities. Help prevent golf injuries by knowing which muscles to lengthen and which muscles to strengthen with massage therapy techniques. Marketing suggestions, golf terminology and more so you will be able to speak 'golf' to begin a massage therapy specialization niche.

"I was surprised how in depth this course was to familiarize me with golf terms to begin a new niche market." Rob M. LMT

The massage therapy lessons include golf terminology and concepts:
• Major muscles used in muscle memory
• Massage Therapy Strokes and applications
• Common injuries
• Muscle tests
• Modality protocols

Credit Hours: 6

  • Disclaimer
  • Learning Objectives
  • Why Massage Therapy Specialization for Golf Clients
  • Golf Facts and Trivia
  • Understanding Why Golfers Need Flexibility
  • The Golfer’s Swing - Ph-Ph-Ph-Phases of the golf swing
  • Foundation of the Golf Swing
  • The Three Golf Swing Injury Phases
  • Breaking Down the Golf Swing for Massage Therapy - Shoulder Injuries
  • Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • A Golfer’s Back
  • A Spineful of Dysfunctions
  • ‘A’ Game for Arthritis Aches
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Muscle Memory
  • Sports Massage Techniques for Golf Clients, their Purpose and Effects
  • Active Movement Sports Massage Techniques for Golf Clients
  • Specialized Sports Massage Techniques to use with Golf Clients
  • Restorative Massage for Understanding Sports Injuries - Type I
  • Remedial Applications - Type II
  • Determining the Comfortable Working Position - - Advice by Experts
  • Massage Therapy with a Purpose
  • Less is Always More Cheat Sheet
  • MUSCLES ACTIONS ARE THE KEY – Review of muscle tissue
  • Sports Massage for the Golf Client Contraindications
  • Benefits & Effects of Sports Massage for the Golf Client
  • Self Care for the Therapist
  • Understanding Muscle Testing
  • Activity
  • Bibliographies and References
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years