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

Program Director

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!

Online Courses

Courses will be complete in Q1 2021, may purchase and pre-purchase individually

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CORE COURSES

BEDROCK BLUEPRINT- 3CE

Foundations of Sports Mechanics and Massage

SPORTS MASSAGE 101- 2CE

ETHICS IN SPORTS MASSAGE- 2CE

KINESIOLOGY + MOVEMENT SERIES

SPORTS MASSAGE ​KINESIOLOGY- 3CE

BASIC SPORTS MED - 3CE

SPORTS MECHANICS AND INJURIES- 3CE

HANDS-ON SERIES

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

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INDIVIDUAL A LA CARTE LIVE COURSE DATES 

2021

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

 

2022

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

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TWO WEEK RIGOROUS GUIDED STUDY HYBRID PROGRAM

 

2021

 

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

 

2022

 

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

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LIVE IN PERSON ONE WEEK INTENSIVE

 

2021

 

Oct 24-30 Mill Creek, WA

2022

 

Jan 2-8 Phoenix, AZ

Feb 20-26 Honolulu, HI

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Live Training

Sports Massage Courses

Intro to Sports Mechanics & Massage

Learn different movements for various sports, which muscles are affected within movements, when to massage and what type of massage during the cycle of an athlete's season, and what to avoid if injury or overuse has occurred. Learn athlete body types, energy systems and how to massage each system, sport ethics, and much more!

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From:

$180

Advanced Sports Mechanics & Massage

This is the advanced class of the Sports Movement and Massage training. Moving into more detailed mechanical movements, you will feel, assess, and determine best massage strategy for area of movement. Learn different modalities of sports massage including sidelying technique and working with the psoas, perform TriggerPoint, Muscle Energy Technique, Pin and Stretch, Dynamic Active Stretching, and also be introduced to various tools such as cupping, kinesiotaping, and scraping. You will practice an athletic environment setting with 10 minute table time per athlete. This is a packed day with a Lot of useful massage techniques!

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From:

$180

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.

 

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