dry cupping therapy for sport and massage
CPD short course in myofascial dry cupping for sport & massage
Our CPD short course in Myofascial Dry Cupping 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 and Massage Therapists at Level 3 or above, Sport and Exercise Scientists, Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development.
The Face to Face and Live Online courses are accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) and is insurable by the FHT and Balens.
Our day course also forms one of the modules on our Level 5 Sports and Clinical Therapy Diploma course which is an accredited qualification.
COURSE DATES 2021
Live Online course dates
Sunday 6th December 2020 – Fully Booked
from 09:30 – 17.00
Saturday 9th January 2021 – Fully Booked
from 09:30 – 17:00
Saturday 13th February 2021
from 09:30 – 17:00
Saturday 6th March 2021
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 from about 11am – 4:30pm.
Face to Face course dates
Wednesday 9th December 2020 – Swindon
from 9:30am – 5:30pm – Fully Booked
Friday 5th February 20201 – Swindon
from 9:30am – 5:30pm
Monday 8th March 2021 – Swindon
from 9:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday 9th June 2021 – Liverpool
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. Long stay parking nearby.
We also offer this course:
*In Liverpool – Jury’s Inn Hotel, Keel Wharf, L3 4FN
*As a Live Online course via Zoom
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 Face to Face & Live Online course options are available. You will need a cupping kit and a partner available during delivery of the Live Online course.
About the course
This course focuses on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Cupping Therapy from a Western perspective. Our course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising Dry Cupping Therapy throughout the day, whilst receiving ongoing input from the course tutor.
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,
- static cupping,
- flash cupping
- soft tissue release techniques and active movement,
- and stretching techniques for active release.
You will need a cupping kit for the Face to Face course.
We are able to provide our ‘Face to Face’ course participants, the 17 Piece Dong Bang kit, from Meridius Medical, for the discounted price of £37 – (Kits are usually £45.99 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
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 good quality and is suitable for clinical use.
You can use the Amazon link to order this kit.
This can be used for the Live Online course or the Face to Face course.
Entry Requirements & background
Course applicants must be 17 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 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.
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.
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
Had a fantastic time on the Myofascial Dry Cupping course and can’t wait to add this to my bank of treatments