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Introduction to sports massage

Length: 13 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson discusses how to set up and organize a massage station at an athletic event. It also demonstrates the various basic techniques that are used in this class, including compression, broadening, friction, petrissage, compressive effleurage and tapotment.

Pre-event sports massage

Length: 13 minutesComplexity: Standard

Sports massage on the tensor fascia latae for a runner

This lesson discusses the goal of pre-event sports massage along with tips on working with athletes before an event. Next this lesson demonstrates a pre-event style massage for a runner. You can then apply these techniques to other types of events.

Post event massage

Length: 14 minutesComplexity: Standard

Using sports massage to work on the back of a cyclist

This lesson covers delayed onset soreness, the cool-down period and things to be aware of while working with athletes after their event. Then a sports massage routine for cyclists is demonstrated, including work not the neck extensors, wrist flexors, quads, hamstrings and calves.


Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Standard

interevent massage for a tennis player

This type of massage is applied between events. Molly shows how to determine which type of massage to do, and what not to do. This includes which questions to ask and how to structure the session. Then she demonstrates a inter-event massage for a tennis player that includes work on the back, gluten, hamstrings and quads, calves, pecs and general arm.

Psychology and diet

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

Molly discusses good diet tips to recommend to athletes

This lesson offers 4 suggestions in working with athletes in terms of psychology. Molly also discusses basics of diet that will support the healing process and how to decrease inflammation.

Injury basics

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

How to work with injuries chart

This lesson covers how injuries heal, and the role of sports massage in injury prevention. She discusses the stages of healing and how the therapist can support healing. When to refer to another practitioner is also covered.

Running injuries

Length: 26 minutesComplexity: Standard

This image shows how to stretch the quadriceps muscles on runners.

This lesson demonstrates how to perform sports massage for runners who have plantar fasciitis, shin splints, ITB syndrome or hamstring strain. Each technique is clearly shown with detailed explanation and description.

Cycling injuries

Length: 16 minutesComplexity: Standard

the neck extensor muscles and trapezius

This lesson demonstrates how to perform sports massage on cyclists who have neck pain or patellar tendonitis.

Court sports Injuries

Length: 19 minutesComplexity: Standard

Piriformis technique

This lesson shows sports massage techniques for court sports. Specifically, techniques for ankle sprain, lower back pain and tennis elbow are demonstrated.

Swimming injuries

Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Standard

Sports massage to the serratus anterior

This lesson demonstrates how to perform sports massage on rotator cuff injuries. This includes effective work on the subscapularis, serrates anterior, pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi, and more.