Acupuncture Techniques for the Management of Sports Injuries


A practical course open to physiotherapists, sports & massage therapists. It will take you through the basics of acupuncture theory and practice, discussing both oriental and western aspects, contra indications and hygiene. By the end of the course you will be proficient in practising acupuncture techniques as an addition to your own therapy.

Level 1

  • – Safety techniques, ethics & hygiene
  • – Shiatsu techniques & meridians
  • – Sports injuries covered: shin splints, knee conditions, sciatica, ankle problems, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, back conditions, groin problems, plantar fasciitis, headaches, frozen shoulder, muscle and tendon strain and many more
  • – Point location needling
  • – Deep needling
  • – Planning a treatment to combine acupuncture with massage
    • Level 2   (You must complete L1 first)

        • -Review level I: local and distal points
        • -Meridian diagnosis using palpation
        • -The six pathogens; wind, damp, heat, internal heat, cold and dry
        • -The five elements: wood, fire, earth, metal, water
        • -Shiatsu and how to combine it with Acupuncture
        • -General diagnostic sessions on real patients with conditions
        • -Specific diagnostic sessions and treatment for fertility and menopause
        • -Lots of practice of needling on other students
        • -Build on your Level 1 knowledge and gain confidence working on clients with conditions
  • – 2 medium/large towels and 1 hand towel
  • – Lunch
  • – Sportswear (and shorts)
    Level 1: One case study (5 treatments) to be written up and sent to the course tutor within 5 weeks of the course. You will then receive your certificate which will enable you to get indemnity insurance.
    Level 2: Attendance certificate
  • 2 – 5th July 2024 (Level 1)
  • 23 – 26th July (Level 2)…..must have completed L1


    09:30 – 16:30

4 days


Old School Business Centre
Church Drive

Level 3 Sports Massage or alternative

Bernard Nolan – M.B.A.c.C

You can choose to pay via PayPal or Card (in the PayPal link) by selecting the date of the course below. Alternatively, you can click here to get in contact and we will send you through bank transfer details. Please also complete the online Application Form to complete the enrolment process.

Payment Options:
Pay in full £650
Non-refundable deposit £250

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Additional information


Level 1: July 2-5th 2024, Level 2: July 23rd – 26th