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Foundations of Sports Taping – 8 Hours Course – Module 1

Original price was: £350.00.Current price is: £300.00.

Early bird discount of £50.00

Course Introduction

Everything you’ll be taught in this course is based on practical experience gained in 20 years of working in professional sport.

If you’re working in a sports setting, you will certainly at some point in your career be expected to tape and you’ll be judged on your sports taping ability.

Great applications build great reputations.

Course Objectives

How to Use the following sports tapes effectively in the sporting environment

  • Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB)
  • Cohesive Tape
  • Zinc Oxide White
  • Zinc Oxide Tan (Rayon Tape)
  • Under wrap
  • Fixing Tape

Applying to the following Joints

  • Ankle
  • Knee
  • Hip
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist

Learn Sports Taping Terminologies

  • Anchors
  • Lifts
  • Stirrups

Sports Taping Module 1

Course Content

  • Introduction to Sports Taping and Strapping: Understand the types, purposes, and benefits of various sports taping materials and how to use them in the sporting environment.
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics: Revise surface anatomy relevant to sports taping and strapping. – Learn the biomechanics of common sports injuries.

Practical Skills

  • Assessment and Decision Making: Learn how to evaluate injuries and decide on the appropriate sports taping technique.
  • Contraindications
  • Application Techniques: Hands-on practice in applying various sports tapes correctly.
  • Removal and Aftercare: Proper methods for sports tape removal and skin care.

Course Structure

  • Interactive Learning: Small course sizes to ensure maximum experiential learning.
  • Practical Focus: The course is predominantly practical, with hands-on application and practice of sports taping techniques.
  • Certification: A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Course Requirements

A sound working knowledge of surface anatomy is required. Guidelines include anatomical landmarks and the origins and insertions of main muscle groups covering the joints listed above.

Materials Provided

  • A comprehensive course manual detailing sports taping technique, application areas, and clinical implications.
    All the sports tape required to practice with. Your sports own taping scissors to take away post-course.
  • Videos via USB of every technique taught.

Starter packs are available to buy allowing you to take what you have learned straight into practice.



This course is held in Glasgow

Sports Therapy Scotland
116 Elderslie Street
First Floor
G3 7AW

Terms and Conditions

When booking please be aware that you are accepting our terms and conditions when booking.

Please read carefully and get in touch to discuss before booking a course if unsure. As advertised we run our courses with 6 – 8 candidates maximum.

For this reason, our courses do fill up quickly as candidate feedback is that they really enjoy the experiential learning and practical element that small delegate courses offer.

Therefore early bird deposit bookings are non-refundable and if you cannot attend we will endeavour to reallocate your place on another course. You may be requested to pay an additional fee. Any full price booking cancelled out with 2 weeks of course date commencement will be offered a place on another course to the value of your booking.

If we cancel the course you will be entitled to a full refund of your fees paid or an option of transferring to a course date that suits your diary.

Delivered By

David Jenkins

David Jenkins has been lead examiner in Sports Therapy Diploma final examinations for over 10 years in both Scotland and England.

David also has over 15 years of experience working full-time in professional football, martial arts, Ice hockey and now in private practice within our two Clinics in Stirling and Glasgow.

Our therapists use these tried and tested protocols daily with clients within these clinics.

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