When you’ve graduated with a Diploma in Therapeutic and Sport Massage you’ll be qualified to work with people to soothe their tired and aching bodies, help maintain their level of wellbeing, and keep them in optimum fitness.
During this massage course you’ll also learn how the human body is structured and how it functions. You’ll find out how to bring pain relief, reduce stress, rehabilitate injuries or simply relax your clients.
Paula Hatten, Certificate in Sport & Health Massage Graduate
EIT Tairawhiti graduate receives the Gisborne Citizens Civic Award merit certificate in acknowledgement of the many hours of time and talent given to help survivors and those with terminal illness.
Hatten trained with EIT tutor Nancy Kahalewai, a pioneer in the industry who has been internationally applauded for her work. Kahalewai had high praise for her student.
“Paula is so professional and willing to give,” she says. “It’s great that she has been recognised like this.”
Marcus had been a tutor on the EIT Recreation and Sport programme since 2008, and is currently teaching Biomechanics and Physical Conditioning. He has a Masters in Health Science from the Auckland University of Technology, completing his thesis on Game Analysis in Rugby Union with the NZRU.
Services to the Public
EIT Sport Science Services at Pettigrew Green Arena offers a range of testing and training services for all athletes to enhance their training and performance.
All Staff are highly qualified & experienced in their field of interest. They are closely linked with New Zealand Academy of Sport and work with athletes from novice to elite.
Practical studies take place in the new multi-million dollar Pettigrew Green Arena Hawke’s Bay. These facilities include three squash courts, an exercise science laboratory, an aerobics-fitness room, a theatre for lectures and presentations for up to 80 people, changing rooms, consulting rooms, office and administration area, and a massage room.
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