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dry cupping therapy for sport and massage 

certificate in myofascial dry cupping for sport & massage

Our CPD Certificate in Myofascial Dry Cupping courses for Sport and Massage is designed for those who are looking to use Dry Cupping modalities professionally within Massage Therapy, injury treatment and rehabilitation.
This course focuses on the use of Dry Cupping Therapy from a Western perspective and the muscular-skeletal system.

Our course is open to Sports Massage Therapists at Level 3 or above, Sport and Exercise Science Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development, and is accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
Our day course also forms one of the modules on our Level 5 Sports Therapy Diploma course which is an accredited qualification. 

COURSE DATES 2020& 2021

Live Online course dates

Saturday 17th October 2020 – Fully Booked

Live Online course via Zoom from 09:30 – 17:00 (GMT)


Saturday 14th November 2020 – Fully Booked

Live Online course via Zoom from  09:30 – 17:00 (GMT)

Sunday 6th December 2020

Live Online course from 09:30 – 17.00


** Our Live Online course is accredited by the FHT and insured by the FHT and Balens

**You will need a partner to practise on during the live online course 


Face to Face course dates

Saturday 3rd October 2020 – Wahington, Tyne & Wear

Book directly via the Therapists Training Academy


Wednesday 18th November 2020 – Swindon

from 9:30am – 5:30pm


Wednesday 9th December 2020 – Swindon 

from 9:30am – 5:30pm


Friday 5th February 20201 – Swindon

from 09:30 – 5:30pm 


Core Elements Training Centre,
First Floor, 8 Bath Road, Old Town,
Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 4BA

Easy access from M4 junction 15 and 16 and 10 minutes walk from mainline
train station and bus station. Long stay parking nearby.

We also offer this day course in:
*Liverpool – Jury’s Inn Hotel, Keel Wharf, L3 4FN 
*Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2AS (October 2020 at The Bodyworks Clinic)

course price: £160

10% Discount is available for current FHT & STA members and graduates from Core Elements Level 3 & 4 Sports Massage course – reducing the price to: £144.
( Quote membership number on enrolment )

Discount available at £150 & £135 for November & December 2020 courses due to COVID & Live Online course price is currently £105.

Due to COVID-19 we are offering Face to Face & Live Online course options. To take part in our Live Online course you will need a cupping kit and a partner available during course delivery.

Myofascial Dry Cupping Course:
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About the course

Course Design

This course focuses on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Cupping Therapy from a Western perspective. This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practicing Dry Cupping Therapy throughout the teaching day, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor. Book Now to secure your place on our upcoming course

Our course is designed in relation to industry standards and is accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists and provides 8 Continual Professional Development hours (CPD).

Overview of Course

  • Introduction to Dry Cupping Therapy
  • Theory and physiology of Dry Cupping Therapy
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations
  • Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
  • Integration of Dry Cupping within therapy treatment
  • Demonstration and Application of Dry Cupping Therapy,
    • Including static cupping, sliding, soft tissue release techniques and active movement within Dry Cupping.
Cupping Kit


You will need a cupping kit for the Face to Face course.

 ‘Face to Face’ course participant, we are able to offer you the 17 Piece Meridius Cupping kit for the discounted price of £37 – (Kits are usually £59.99 when brought directly via Meridius).

Kits can only be brought from us as part of our course package and will be given to you on the morning of your course.

Use the PayPal button to buy a Meridius Cupping Kit for £37

Provide Course Date & Location

Live Online Course or Face to Face course – 

You will need a cupping kit for the Live Online course. The Hansol kit can be ordered from Amazon and is available via prime delivery.

We are happy to recommend this 17 piece kit as it is of a good quality and is suitable for clinic use.

You can use the Amazon link to order this kit.

This can be usef for the Live Online course or the Face to Face course.


Entry Requirements & background

Course applicants must be 18 years old or over and must hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy or Massage Therapy. Applicants should have also been practising Sports or Massage Therapy for a period of time prior to enrolling on this course.

This course focuses on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Cupping Therapy from a Western perspective. The use of Dry Cupping Therapy within Sports and Remedial Massage treatment will be discussed along with its’ benefit in relation to manual massage techniques.

On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Cupping Therapy in the management of Sports Massage Therapy and injury treatment in a safe and effective manner and will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.

Course Tutor

Taught by Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc

Dawn has a Masters Degree in Sports and Health Sciences, is a qualified teacher and is a Sports Massage Therapist.
Dawn was the programme leader for the University of Bath Sports Therapy Foundation Degree and lectured on the BSc programme for 9 years and is currently an associate lecturer for the Open University.
Dawn is the founder of Core Elements which provides regular training courses in Sports Massage and Sports Therapy modalities.

Cancellation policy

Your payment for this CPD course is non-refundable. It is not possible to have your place refunded in whole or part once your booking has been confirmed, or to transfer to a later date once you have already paid.

Therefore we STRONGLY recommend that you take out insurance to cover your costs in the event that you have to cancel or curtail your training. By registering and paying for this course, you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

Want to find out more about the course?

Gwyn. J - Wales

Completed the cupping course last week. 
Was a brilliant course. Really well run. Good mix of theory and hands on. 
Will definitely be doing more courses with Core Elements.

Laura. F - Folkstone

I had a great time learning a new skill and loved the course. 
Everything was well organised and brilliantly instructed. I can’t wait to get trying on my clients!

Saffron. A - Shropshire