Sports Massage Advanced

Sports Massage Advanced builds on the skills acquired in Sports Massage through the introduction of more advanced massage techniques, with emphasis on an athlete’s tissue repair, pain relief and performance. This practical course will cover common presenting injuries, basic muscle testing, trigger point work and myofascial release.

Programme Code: COM510
Course Code:
Course Fee*:
11 REPS CEC Credits

*International students may have additional fees

Important: Student fees must be paid in full by the start date of the course. Payment is strongly recommended at the enrolment stage and secures your place on the course, due to popular demand.

Topics include

  • Dealing with damaged tissue
  • Frictional technique
  • Basic muscle testing
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Myofascial release

Students receive 11 REPs CEC credits for attending this course


Intake 01: 11, 18, 25 October, 1, 8, 15, 22 November 2023
The course runs for 7 weeks on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 9pm at the AUT North Campus.

Please note: Before attending this course students must have completed AUT's Sports Massage course or an acceptable equivalent qualification.

Lecturer profile

Mandy Crawford graduated as top student in both Diploma of Sports Massage and BHS in Neuromuscular Therapy. Mandy has gone on to work with a variety of elite athletes. These include the World Netball and Sailing Championships, NZ Football, Black Ferns, NZ Warriors, Brisbane Broncos, and most recently with the English and Argentinean teams at the Rugby World Cup. Her time is divided between her busy practice on the North Shore, teaching the Sports Massage and Advanced Sports Massage Continuing Education Courses at AUT. Mandy has completed her Masters in Osteopathy and recently has been made an Executive of Sports Med NZ.

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How to apply

Students can enrol online for Sports Massage Advanced.

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