CrossFunction Sports Massage Academy
SPORTS MASSAGE CERTIFICATE
Have you wanted to take your massage game to the next level? Perhaps you have never worked with athletes before. Or you have but want to deep dive into Mechanics and Processes behind sports massage at an elite level. You want to feel empowered when an elite or competitive athlete, enters your clinic.
Say a young soccer player named Rachel comes into your practice. She has a championship game in two weeks, and has had general massage before, but her left hip flexor is hurting. What do you do? How would you help Rachel?
You would need to know:
Has she seen a doctor or is working with an ATC
Where is she at in her season
What does her body alignment look like
What type of massage techniques has she had before
What movement is causing discomfort, and why
How does her sport move- is it unilateral? bilateral? What position is she?
These things could be overwhelming as a therapist, but does not have to be! Sports massage is Exciting! It addresses orthopedic and movement like none other. Come join us as we launch a Dedicated, FUN, and Educational Specialty Certificate in Sports Massage. Classes will be in a mixed Online and on-site training process so you do not have to be local to earn credits. You will gain knowledge that you can Quickly and Immediately apply in your massage practice with really good results.
Question: What athlete wants to wait to get injured before seeing a medical professional... when You can help prevent injury in the first place? You could help accelerate their healing process and have them get a leg up on their competition! We have spent several years building a dynamite sports massage team using these skills and techniques with extreme success, and am excited to now share them with you, so you may have that success for your clients as well. We are athletes! And as athletes we are goal-oriented, with gold medal standards. We are excited to bring this goal-oriented and gold medal sports massage training into your life. Sign up for a live training or take the free online training to get started on your sports massage journey!
Your success is Our success- we look forward helping gain your sports massage toolset today.
How does the program work?
This program is for licensed manual therapists in the USA. Excludes the State of NY. Requirements for program completion:
Complete all individual course online certificates
Attend EITHER the Live Intro to Sports Mechanics and Massage OR one of our approved sports massage instructor live 8 hr course
Attend the Live Advanced Sports Mechanics and Massage 8 hr course
Pass the SafeSport.org 01. SafeSport Trained program
Pass the 100 question final exam
The program may be completed a la carte, as a Two Week Guided Study Hybrid Program, or a One Week Intensive Program
MOVEMENT SPECIALIST/MASSAGE THERAPIST
My name is Jenny Mapes, owner of CrossFunction Sports Massage. I have been a movement specialist, personal trainer, and coach for over 17 years, teaching sport clinics throughout the PNW and in Coaches Choice training videos nationwide. I trained for the 2012 London Olympics in the high jump and worked with hundreds of athletes from the weekend warrior to Professional and Olympic level athletes. My passion for sports and sports prehab drove me into the massage therapy profession. I've received a B.S. from the University of Oregon, am a certified ISSA Master Trainer, graduated massage school from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics, have certifications in Zen BodyTherapy, ICTA Massage Cupping, FMT+, CKTP, and Scar Tissue Therapy. I have been on the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center medical rotation, on the USATF Master National Medical Team, and worked with thousands of athletes through massage. I look forward providing the best sports massage training possible, and to work with you in your journey of sports massage!
KINESIOLOGY + MOVEMENT SERIES
SPORTS MASSAGE KINESIOLOGY- 3CE
BASIC SPORTS MED - 3CE
SPORTS MECHANICS AND INJURIES- 3CE
INTRO TO MANUAL THERAPY TOOLS- 4 CE
SPORTS MASSAGE SIDELINE- 6CE
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY- 4CE
INTRO TO SPORTS STRETCHING- 2CE
SPORT-SPECIFIC ADVANCED SERIES*
ENDURANCE SPORTS MASSAGE TECHNIQUES- 2CE
POWER SPORTS MASSAGE TECHNIQUES- 3CE
*Courses accessible after all other online courses have been taken
UPPER BODY SPORTS MASSAGE TECHNIQUES- 3CE
TRAINING PROGRAM SCHEDULES
INDIVIDUAL A LA CARTE LIVE COURSE DATES
May 14 In-Person, Intro to Sports Mechanics and Massage, Mill Creek WA
May 15 In-Person, Advanced Sports Mechanics and Massage, Mill Creek WA
May 26 Online Live Business of Sports Massage
Oct 13 Online Live Business of Sports Massage
Nov 12 In-Person, Intro to Sports Mechanics and Massage, Mill Creek WA
Nov 13 In-Person, Advanced Sports Mechanics and Massage, Mill Creek WA
Jan 12 Online Business of Sports Massage
Feb 4 In-Person, Intro to Sports Mechanics and Massage, Mill Creek WA
Feb 5 In-Person, Advanced Sports Mechanics and Massage, Mill Creek WA
TWO WEEK RIGOROUS GUIDED STUDY HYBRID PROGRAM
May 16-29 Final Full Day Live In-Person Courses in Mill Creek, WA on May 28 and May 29
Oct 3-16 Final Full Day Live In-Person Courses in Mill Creek, WA on Oct 15 and Oct 16
Jan 9-16 Final Full Day Live Courses in Mill Creek on Jan 15 and Jan 16
May 9-23 Final Full Day Live Courses in Mill Creek on May 22 and May 23
LIVE IN PERSON ONE WEEK INTENSIVE
Oct 24-30 Mill Creek, WA
Jan 2-8 Phoenix, AZ
Feb 20-26 Honolulu, HI
Sports Massage Courses
It takes six people to have a live class near you- invite an LMT friend and request your favorite course here! We can travel anywhere besides NY and FL. It only takes nine registrants for a class to be in your area.