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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 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, 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.


Jury's Inn Hotel,
Fleming Way,
Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 2NG

Easy access from M4 junction 15 and 16 and 5 minutes walk from mainline
train station ​and bus station. *Free parking available.

We also offer this day course in:
*Liverpool - Jury's Inn Hotel, Keel Wharf, L3 4FN
*Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2AS
*Exeter - The Devon Hotel, Matford, EX2 8XU
*Dublin - Address available soon

Swindon Course Dates:
Thursday 16th May 2019 - 4 places available
From 9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 24th July 2019
From 9:30am - 5:30pm

Liverpool - Jury's Inn Hotel, Keel Wharf
Friday 8th March 2019 - Fully booked
From: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Monday 3rd June 2019
From 10am - 5:30pm

Tyne & Wear - The Bodyworks Clinic
Friday 21st June 2019
From: 09:30 - 5:30pm

*Please book directly with The Body Works Clinic by clicking *here
Exeter - Devon Hotel
Friday 13th September 2019
From: 10:00 - 5:30pm


Current Course Price: £150

10% Discount is available for current FHT & STA members and graduates from Core Elements Level 3 & 4 Sports Massage Therapy course - reducing the course price to: £135.
(Quote membership number on enrolment)

Teaching Methods

This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising Dry Cupping Therapy throughout the teaching day, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor.

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Cupping Kit

You will need a cupping kit for the course.
You can either buy this independently and bring it along to the course with you.
Or as a course participant we are able to offer you the 17 Piece Meridius Cupping kit for the discounted price of £36.
Kits can only be brought from us as part of our course package and will be provided to you on the morning of your course.
Use the PayPal button below to buy a Meridius Cupping Kit for £36
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Entry requirements and 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.

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, application and practise of Dry Cupping Therapy techniques including:
    • Static cupping,
    • Flash cupping,
    • Sliding,
    • Soft tissue release and active movement
    • Cupping within stretching modalities.

Course design

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).

This course will provide a mixture of practical application, theory work and supervised treatment.

Cupping kit
A Cupping kit is required for the course. On completion of the course you will be ready to go and can then use your cupping kit in your clinic.
We recommend the Meridius 17 piece Cupping kit as this is good quality and ideal for clinic use.
This kit is usually £59.99. But when purchased with a course booking, we can offer this kit to course members for £36.00.

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.

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