5 Resources for Sports Massage Therapists

The Olympics kick off today in Rio de Janeiro! Check out these AMTA sports massage resources designed to inspire your passion for sports massage and your career.

1. AMTA/NCBTMB Sports Massage Specialty Certificate Program

Gain a solid foundational overview on the science of sports massage and settings through online classes and a workshop featuring techniques. Earn the full sports massage certificate or take individual courses to help reach your career goals.  Sign up »

2. Olympians & Massage at AMTA National Convention

A panel of elite athletes—including Bonnie Blair, Kerri Strug and Abby Wambach—will share how massage therapy helped them reach their Olympic dreams. Meet these Olympians at the AMTA 2016 National Convention on October 29 in Milwaukee! Learn more & register »

3. Career Success Series: Sports Massage

This free, in-depth guide offers interview tips, keys to breaking into the competitive field of sports massage, stats on benefits and wages, and interviews with experienced sports massage therapists. Download your guide »

4. Massage Therapist Profile: The Science of Athletics

Portia Resnick is a massage therapist, athletic trainer and doctoral graduate assistant in the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science. Learn more about Portia and her passion for sports massage and the science of athletics.  Read on »

5. Client Resource: Exercise is Better With Massage

Educate your clients on the health benefits of massage therapy. From beginner athletes to elite professionals, massage therapy has shown to have major benefits regardless of the participant's fitness level. Share with clients »

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