From broad liability insurance to the profession's best Continuing Education, AMTA membership provides the tools you need to thrive in your massage therapy career. Sign in to view your benefits »
Join AMTA »
Explore the profession's best education, both in-person and online. Expand your knowledge and take your massage career to the next level.
Access Continuing Education »
Learn a few pointers that will help take the pain out of filing your taxes, including the benefits of timely record keeping and more.
Take this course now »
From SOAP notes to intake forms, use these tools to market your practice, expand your business and make informed decisions about your professional growth.
Explore Career Guidance »
Search massage therapy jobs in your area or find qualified candidates with ease. AMTA members post open positions and resumes for free.
AMTA Job Bank »
A growing body of research supports the health benefits of massage therapy. Educate your clients with AMTA's resources.
Get the research »
Stay engaged with timely massage therapy news and updates through our award-winning publications and related news stories.
Be in the Know »
« back to courses
A comprehensive series of courses to enhance your skills, learn new techniques and deepen your understanding of the science of sports massage. Learn more about the AMTA/NCBTMB Sports Massage Specialty Certificate Program »
Already purchased?Sign in to take this course »
1. Sports Massage: Starting Your Career
$37 members /
2.5 credit hours
Learn massage therapy in a sports setting, including how sports medicine differs from other specializations. Get an overview of the skills needed,…
Sports Massage, Ethics
2. Sports Massage: Ethics and Building Trust
Review a full discussion of the unique ethical considerations appropriate to sports massage. Learn about issues such as transference,…
3. Sports Massage: the Science of Athletics
$60 members /
4.0 credit hours
Gain an understanding of sports science and how it will help you serve athletes. By providing this larger picture, sports massage therapists can…
4. Sports Massage: Injury + Recovery
$75 members /
5.0 credit hours
Take an in-depth look at where injuries occur, how athlete tissues are affected and how they heal. Break down injuries by the type of tissue, as well…
5. Sports Massage: Event Protocols
Get detailed information on how sports massage is performed at sporting events and during the training cycle, including how the therapist should…
6. Sports Massage: Athlete Care and Conditions
$52 members /
3.5 credit hours
Explore an introduction to common problems encountered by athletes, particularly those related to heat. Learn treatments and prevention strategies to…
"The support I’ve received at the various levels of my career has been key in helping me get to the place I am today."
—Lee S., AMTA member since 1995
AMTA has long been the leading choice among massage therapists looking to establish themselves within the profession. We provide our members with the strongest benefits and promote massage therapy to the public and health care community.
Read mtj »