Hands-On Sports Massage Education

The AMTA 2015 National Convention—August 19-22 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—features 35+ top-notch continuing education sessions to grow your practice and your skill set. Take a look at the following hands-on classes designed to broaden your sports massage knowledge.

Fundamentals of Fascial Therapy (Hands-On)

Wednesday, August 19, 8am-5pm | 8 CE Hours

Pete Pfannerstill is the owner of UltraSports Massage Therapy in Florida. He specializes in myofascial sports massage and soft tissue injury rehabilitation, myofascial therapy, structural integration and neuromuscular therapy.

Pete Pfannerstill will translate his extensive sports massage background into an inside look at fascial therapy. Explore various styles, techniques and philosophies of fascial therapy, and the physiological responses of both the fascia and the rest of the body to the techniques. 

Sports Massage Therapy: An Insider's View (Hands-On)

Saturday, August 22, 8am-Noon | 4 CE Hours

Steve JurchMA, ATC, LMT, has 20 years of experience in a clinical or sports massage environment and serves as director of massage therapy for the Women's Tennis Association. He directed a massage therapy program, teaches continuing education and authored education material.

Explore massage therapy in a sports setting, how sports medicine differs from other specializations and the skills needed both to work with athletes and break into the sports medicine field. Get details on massage therapy techniques and information about the field that determine how to tailor massage therapy sessions to athletes.

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