Courses at TWISTT

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Full BTEC Level 5 Diploma

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Introduction to Massage

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Ongoing Learning

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Bespoke Courses

Course Schedules

Course dates, content and locations.

Introductory courses in 2022 are now reinstated.

TWISTT Full BTEC Diploma (TW02) September 2022 - September 2023 - Under review 30/01/22

1 10/11  September 2022 Rhosneigr AGC

Sat

 

 

Introduction

Course Admin

Defining Soft tissue therapy

Biopsychosocial model

Contra-indications

Basic Massage Techniques – Posture, body-weight, back/hand/arm positions, movement around the couch.

Sun

 

Anatomy, Physiology and Pain Science. – lecture (neuromusculoskeletal). Fundamentals of massage. Effleurage, Petrissage, Tapotment
2 1/2 October 2022  

Sat

 

Muscles (practical) Lower body:  MSK Anatomy, Biomechanics, Common injuries. Lower limb: Massage practice, prone, supine, sidelying.

Sun

 

Bony prominences The Torso: MSK  & Visceral Anatomy, Biomechanics, Common injuries. Back, Abdomen, Chest: Massage practice
3 5th / 6th November 2022  

Sat

 

Types of Injuries Acute & Post acute conditions Basic Rehabilitation & remedial advice. Neck, Shoulder, Arm: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Common injuries,

Upper limb:

Massage.

Sun

 

Case History, Biopsychosocial models, Systemic Pathology posing as muscle and joint pain.

Red, Yellow and Blue Flags

General massage practice
4 3rd/ 4th December 2022                          Hand in Question Paper 1  

Sat

 

Human Physiology & Neurophysiology Lecture Friction & Neuromuscular Techniques

Sun

 

Clothes on & Floor-work Face, TMJ, Head, Hands, Feet Massage review & Requests General massage consolidation – assessment practice
5 21st/ 22nd January 2023  

Sat

 

Setting up a practice,

Event-work

Practice General Massage : ASSESSMENT Assessment de-briefing

Sun

 

Soft Tissue Release Soft Tissue Release
6 18th/ 19th February 2023                                  Hand in A&P paper  

Sat

 

Muscle Energy Technique Post Isometric Relaxation (PIR) Muscle Energy Technique (PIR)

Sun

 

Postural Assessment, foot mechanics, weightbearing Postural Assessment, Trunk stability and remedial exercise.
7 11th / 12th March 2023  

Sat

 

Joint Assessment: Hip, Knee, Ankle Joint Assessment: Hip, Knee, Ankle

Sun

 

Soft Tissue Release Pre/Post Event practice Integrated Massage Practice
8 15th/16th April 2023                                  Hand in QP2  

Sat

 

Muscle Energy Technique : (PIR revised) Muscle Energy Technique : (RI) MET : Reciprocal Inhibition

Sun

 

Joint Assessment: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist Positional Release Technique
9 13th/ 14th May  2023                

Sat

 

Connective Tissue Techniques Connective Tissue Techniques

Sun

 

Remedial massage with medical conditions (theory) Trunk stability and remedial exercise. Injury scenarios with remedial exercise.
10 10th/ 11th June 2023                                      Hand in QP3  

Sat

 

Remedial massage with Medical conditions (practical) MET & STR consolidation – assessment practice

Sun

 

MET & STR : ASSESSMENT MET combining PIR & RI
11 8th/ 9th July 2023  

Sat

 

Setting up a practice / Ethic / Conduct Practice : Joint assessment, Special tests

Sun

 

Sports Nutrition Lecture About the Exam General practice
12 2nd/ 3rd September 2023  

Sat

 

Emergency First Aid Course Emergency First Aid Course

Sun

 

Psychology of Injury Exam practice
Exam 30/ 1 September 2023  

Sat

 

Theory Exam
Sun Practical Exam

Introduction to Massage courses now available

This is an intensive hands-on weekend workshop that teaches you how to apply all the basic massage techniques safely and effectively to all the main areas of the body. It will enable you to treat friends and family on a recreational level but not to practice professionally.  This workshop can also act as an introction to the main diploma to acquaint you with treating and being treated in a learning situation. Held at The Glanfa Surgery, Orme Road, Bangor, Gwynedd.

  • 30 April – 1st May 2022 – Full
  • 14th – 15th May 2022 – Full
  • 11th – 12th June 2022
  • 2nd – 3rd July 2022

 

 

Express your Interest Now

Please contact us about the course and any reservations you have. Please email info@twistt.uk or click the button below to complete the application form for the BTEC level 5 Professional Diploma in Soft Tissue Therapy.

 

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