Sports Massage

Aims and objectives

This course aims to provide spa or freelance therapists, as well as sport enthusiasts and sport professionals, who may not have had the opportunity to gain the skills and information necessary to perform sports massage. 


This certificate is intended for individuals who have the desire to expand their massage skills and knowledge to sports massage. The qualification requires one mandatory unit and 30 hours of guided learning (GL), as well as a 90-minute assessment that includes oral questions and answers and practical performances.

The learner will primarily practice the following skills:

  • Sports massage comprises:
    • Human anatomy and physiology fundamentals
    • Effects and benefits of sports massage
    • The principles of safe and effective sports massage
    • The indications and contraindications for sports massage
  • Conducting consultation and  a visual evaluation of client’s physical conditions, and discussing treatment plan with client.
  • Practice sports massage techniques in accordance with its sequence. 
  • In addition, the learner will gain knowledge about health and hygiene, safety, Client care and communication, all of which are crucial for success in the profession.
  • Using standard routine tasks, the learner will also learn to create a conducive and comfortable environment in the workspace.

Opportunities for progression

After obtaining the PTA Certificate in Sports Massage, learners may pursue additional PTA or equivalent qualifications, such as:

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Entry Requirement Minimum

  • The minimum level of schooling is Primary
  • Minimum age required: 18
  • Swedish Massage Certification

Course information and fee

Part-Time classes:

Day classes: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. or  2p.m – 5 p.m.

Evening classes: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Student Teacher Ratio: 10:1

* Registration fee is SGD 30/-

Course fee is SGD 660/-.

** Materials fee is SGD 92/- (include a set of towels)


* is applicable to the first course with PTA only.

** Only if the learner has not yet purchased a set of PTA towels.

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