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Hi Everyone,

Recovery Massage Workshop-Online Registration is Now Open.


Please find enclosed details of a new workshop that Sport Tasman is hosting in association with Dawn Chalmers, physiotherapist from the Active Body Centre. This workshop is in addition to the Taping of Injures workshop that we are holding earlier in May with Dawn. Please feel free to forward this information to your contacts and please accept my apologies if you receive notification of this workshop more than once J.


Workshop: Recovery Massage


Date & Time: Tuesday May 22nd  2018, 6-8pm

Venue: Sports House Boardroom, Saxton Field, 142 Saxton Road East, Stoke, Nelson

Cost: $20 -includes tuition, light refreshments and use of body balm

Who Might Attend: This would be useful for both sports coaches and team managers, involved at club and/or representative level sport. Parents of budding athletes may also find this workshop beneficial.


Facilitator Biography: Dawn Chalmers.

We are delighted to again team up with Dawn, a very experienced physiotherapist based at the Active Body Centre in Nelson. Dawn has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Science and is a New Zealand representative in boxing. Dawn works with several local, regional and national sports teams. Dawn has delivered several strapping of injuries workshops for community coaches based in our region, which have always been well received.


Workshop Overview:  Sports Massage is very beneficial and can help with muscle relaxation and recovery.  It is the perfect tool to help with athletic performance.  This workshop will be a practical ‘hands on’ course and you will learn techniques to treat athletes in an ideal clinical setting, as well as practical adaptations for use in gyms, sport fields and other environments. On this practical course you will learn:

  • Massage techniques
  • Basic anatomy
  • Contraindications of massage
  • Foam rolling
  • Use of massage tools
  • Self-massage


As you will be working with a partner to practice massage techniques, you are advised to please come appropriately dressed (t-shirt and shorts are ideal). You will also need to bring a large towel. A notepad and pen may also be useful.


How to Register-Please follow the link to our website and click on the Events and Workshops button on the home page. Scroll down to ‘Recovery Massage’. Please be advised that places are limited on this workshop. Pre-registration is essential and registrations close on Tuesday May 15th.


Any questions please feel free to contact me J. I look forward to seeing you at the workshop.



Warm regards



Julie Price

Advisor – Community Sport



Sport Tasman

142 Saxton Road East, Stoke 7011

PO Box 3197, Richmond 7050


ddi:    03 923 2322


[email protected]




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