Diploma of Sport Massage Therapy through CSMTA
- Must be a registered massage therapist
- Must be a graduate of a 2200-hour curriculum based massage therapy school
- Must be licensed to practice in the province of Saskatchewan
- Should be a member of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA)
- Should have experience working with high performance athletes
- Must have valid liability insurance
- Sport First Aid Workshops
- Sport Taping Workshops
- Injury Recognition and Functional Assessment
- Sport Medicine Education Sessions
- Sport Self Massage Session
- Medical Coverage at Sporting Events
Diploma certified and candidate consultants can only provide medical coverage at events and initial injury assessments.
NOTE: Massage Therapists can be any of the following practicing professionals. (information taken from the professional’s National web site)
- SMT (C) – A Registered Massage Therapist who is Certified to be a Sport Massage Therapist through the Canadian Sport Massage Therapy Association. Accomplished ALL that is required of a Certification Candidate and completed the NSMCP©; passed the written and oral/practical certification exam; can work at all levels of sport events; eligible for selection to Major Games and International Competitions as a member of the Canadian Health Care Team; can vote, can have a voice; can work and chair all level of Committees and serve on the Executive; can use the “Certified Sport Massage Therapist” title and the SMT© insignia.
- SMT (CC) – A Registered Massage Therapist who is a graduate from a government licensed massage therapy school with a 2200-hour curriculum based program, or must be a member of the provincial massage therapy association that is member of the Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA) and endorsing its standards; a graduate massage therapist who is pursuing the CSMTA National Sport Massage Certification Program (NSMCP©); can work in provincial and national committees; can vote; may have a voice; can use the “certification candidate” title and the (cc) insignia. Where there is a CSMTA Provincial Chapter, both National and Provincial membership is required.
Updated as of July 2020