Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CEUs
September 22 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm| $150
Course # 20-255436
Students learn the basic principles and theories of Myofascial Sports Massage (MSM), learn the standing structural awareness test and learn basic body reading as a way to evaluate clients. The instructor demonstrates basic and advanced MSM spreading strokes. With direction from the instructor, the students then perform these MSM strokes on their classmates. The instructor combines these strokes into a full-body MSM routine and demonstrates how it can be completed in 30 minutes. Students perform the full-body routine on their classmates. Students learn about common sports-related injuries, such as neck, lumbar and thigh strain, rotator cuff dysfunction, piriformis & iliotibial band syndromes, anterior & posterior compartment syndrome and plantar fasciitis and learn and subsequently perform MSM routines for treating them.
STUDENTS MUST BRING
Bring table, linens, drape towels, Palmer’s Cocoa Butter (3.5 oz tub). Students must wear sports shoes and sports shorts (NO JEANS). Women will be more comfortable in a sports bra and T-shirt. 80% hands on / 20% lecture.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Since 1997, Pete Pfannerstill has been a licensed sports massage therapist. The founder of Tampa, Florida basedUltraSports Massage Therapy, Inc., he specializes in Myofascial Sports Massage, Structural Integration and the Kinesio Taping® Method for the treatment of his athletic clientele.Pete is Board Certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Pete is actively engaged in the American Massage Therapy Association and the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, where he served as Chairman of the Sports Massage Committee.
More about Pete can be found on his website: ultrasportsmassage.com