About Sports Massage


Primary Effects:

  • Improved fluid circulation

  • Muscular relaxation

  • General relaxation

  • Functional separation of muscle and connective tissue

  • Formation of strong mobile scar tissue

  • Connective normalisation

  • Increased mental alertness and clarity

  • Deactivation of trigger points

Secondary Effects:

  • Greater energy

  • Greater flexibility and range of motion

  • Fluid movement

  • Faster recovery

  • Pain reduction

  • Appropriate level of emotional stimulation



Benefits of Sports Massage
The sports participant is seen as an organic system, a complex of 
  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Mental and
  • Social
factors that interact with the external environment.
The quality of an athletic performance is the result of the synergistic interaction of the parts of the whole system.
Major applications 



1. Recovery:

To enhance the athlete's physical and mental recovery from strenuous sport activity.


2. Remedial:

To improve a debilitating condition.


3. Rehabilitation:

To facilitate healing after a disabling injury.


4. Maintenance:

To enhance recovery from strenuous exertion, to treat debilitating conditions, and to help the athlete maintain optimal health.


5. Event:

To help the athlete prepare for or recover from an event:

  • Pre-event: Preparation

  • Interevent: During an event

  • Postevent: Recovery from an event.