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Tui Na: Sports Applications

   
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Description:
This hands-on class presents an overview of the needs of an athlete. Topics covered: Pre and post-event massage, tailoring Tui Na sessions to the needs of specific sports, injury management techniques.
Prerequisites: Tui Na: Foundations
(more info at the Acupressure Institute website)

Length: 15 hours

Cost: Contact the hosting organization

Enrollment: Contact the hosting organization

Texts:
  • Recommended- Close To The Bone- Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Legge, David


Additional Resource Materials used:
  • Handouts
Teaching Methods: Lecture, Practice, Discussion

Course Objectives:
  • To study how to adapt Tui Na session to sporting event settings
  • To learn how to apply Tui Na techniques to sports related needs such as injury prevention, performance enhancement, and recovery
Syllabus:
  • Overview of the benefits and goals of sports Tui Na
  • Review of Tui Na techniques
  • Study of practice of tailoring Tui Na sessions to event settings
  • Study and practice of tailoring Tui Na sessions to training and conditioning goals including working with injuries
  • Study of types of injuries and their characteristics
  • Study and practice of injury assessment and care
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