Sports Massage Courses Liverpool

A Fitness HQ sports massage course is suitable for anyone who has a passion for health, fitness and working with people. There are no prerequisites for this Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage and the course is suitable for:

Personal trainers – help your clients recover, avoid injury and also to generate an extra income. Sports massage therapists in Liverpool can expect to earn up to £40 an hour

Sports coaches – support your teams recovery and reduce the likelihood of injury

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Students at any of Liverpool’s Universities who want to generate an income while studying. Or anyone with a passion for working with people, who wants to develop a new career or to generate an additional income

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Why become a Sports Massage Therapist in Liverpool?

Liverpool is one of the UK’s most active cities. It boasts two Premiership Football Clubs, a number of semi professional Football Clubs, Rugby Clubs, a successful Athletics Club and over 30 different gyms. The need for sports massage therapists in Liverpool is therefore ever growing.

Furthermore, personal trainers in Liverpool are now more eager than ever to refer their clients to sports massage therapists to aid their recovery, reduce the likelihood of injury or even to support injury rehabilitation.

A Fitness HQ qualified sports massage therapist could earn up to £40 an hour for one to one treatments and in excess of £60-£80 an hour when working with sports team.

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Liverpool Course Dates

To help you balance your workload, our sports massage courses in Liverpool take place at the weekend.

Course Days Qualification Course Dates Assessment Date
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
March 16th, 17th,  23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st

April 20th, 27th

May 4th, 5th, 11th

May 12th

Sports Massage Course FAQs

What are the entry requirements?

There are no pre requisites or minimum entry requirements for this Sports Massage course. We do expect that you have had some experience with sports massage in the past. Due to the nature of the job you have to have a passion for working with people and helping them. The minimum age requirement for this course is 16.

What does the course entail?

During Fitness HQ’s Sports Massage course in Liverpool, learners will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • The principles of soft tissue dysfunction
  • Fundamentals of sports massage treatment
  • Assessment and screening of clients for sports massage treatments
  • Formulation of massage strategies in accordance with client’s requirements and expectations
  • Application of fundamental sports massage techniques
  • Evaluation of sports massage treatments

Our Sports Massage course is one of our most popular and also the qualification which receives the most positive feedback. At Fitness HQ we think it’s because the course is extremely practical, fun and what other qualification do you get to have a massage halfway through the day?

Qualifications obtained?

The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a nationally and internationally recognised qualification. This qualification is awarded by YMCA Awards and is REPs approved. Following the completion of this sports massage qualification you will be qualified to deliver:

  • One to one massage with clients
  • Sports massage to groups and teams
  • Provide a massage service at events such as half marathons and tough mudder etc
  • Establish your own sports massage clinic
  • Support physiotherapists with soft tissue massage
  • And so much more
Why choose Fitness HQ for your Sports Massage course in Liverpool?

Below are just a few reasons to choose Fitness HQ for your Diploma in Sports Massage:


  • We can help you fund this qualification using the Government’s 19+ Advanced Learning Loan
  • Study now and pay nothing until you earn £25k or more a year
  • Our tutors are considered as some of the best in the industry
  • All our courses are recognised and approved throughout the UK and in some cases even as far away as Australia
  • We will signpost you towards employment once you complete your qualification
  • We will also provide you with a FREE webpage / profile to help advertise your services
  • Fitness HQ are unique and have mentorship schemes available to help you develop the career you want
  • We only use the best facilities, online learning platforms and resources to help you through the qualification

Funding Available


If you’ve been considering a change in career or developing a side business in sports massage, then we can help you access funding to cover the cost of the qualification. As well as this, Fitness HQ also have interest free payment plans available. For more information please complete the contact form below.

How do I sign up?

For more information on our Sports Massage courses in Liverpool please complete the contact form below and one of our experienced advisors will be in touch within the next 24 hours.

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