Taping for Sport

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Taping for Sport

Date(s) - 08/08/2022 - 09/08/2022
12:00 am

BeActive Clinic


Kinesiology & Pre-competition Taping

This course is divided into two parts comprising 1 day for kinesio-taping and 1 day for pre-competition taping. The training is highly practical whilst also examining the research and principles of taping safely. Much of your time on this course will be spent honing your skills in each of the areas. For therapists working at sports clubs and in a clinical setting, this is an essential skill for your players and clients.

This course forms a compulsory Module towards our Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy, or may be taken as CPD
Includes FREE Starter Taping Kit
This course forms a compulsory Module towards our Level 5 Sports Massage Award, or may be taken as CPD.

Pre-competition Taping

The principles of taping safely whilst providing adequate support to joints, enabling athletes to return to sport sooner is a valuable skill for your players. We scrutinise the latest materials and research, plus provide you with an abundance of practical applications to all major joints so that you can enhance your expertise and tape joints both ethically and professionally in a pre-competition setting. This form of taping is generally used to enable someone to engage in a bout of physical activity including a match or other competitive event. It is not often used for longer durations.

Kinesiology Taping

First developed by Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr Kenzo Kase in 1979, this form of rehabilitative taping has become much more popular over the last decade. It may be applied to athletes to help prevent injury, add stability to a specific area and improve performance. This form of taping may be applied in a sporting arena, or clinical setting and may be kept in place by your client for one or more days with extended benefits when performing activities.

Entry Requirements

This course is ideal for coaches, trainers, nurses, sports massage practitioners and sports therapists. Applicants must have a minimum Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology qualification and preferably some practical experience of functional anatomy to ensure being adequately prepared for this course. Those without such a qualification must attend our 2 day Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy course prior to attending this course.

Course Fees
The fee is £317 including V.A.T. at the current rate, and you may claim 16 credits for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).


  • Please note that your enrolment fee is credited to the course dates booked and is non-refundable after 14 days.
  • All prices quoted include V.A.T. at the current rate.

You may attend this course as part of our Higher Diploma, or for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). If you are attending the course as CPD (16 credits), you will be required to pay the full course fee when applying.

There are 7 modules combining to form our Sports Therapy Award, plus a Clinical Assessment – for details and all course fees, please see our Sports Therapy Award.

Key Points –  By enrolling on this course you will receive:

  • 2 days Practical Training, including use of all taping materials
  • Online resources, pre-course reading, and video demonstrations
  • Plus supporting Course Notes
  • Practical application for both pre-competition and kinesio taping techniques
  • And discussion of all current research
  • Loyalty Discount available to our L3 and L4 graduates
  • And free starter take home taping kit

For more information and how to book – https://www.sportstherapyuk.com/sports-therapy-courses/cpd-courses/taping-for-sport