The SMART Centre also offers private workshops to clinics/practices.

Treating the Athlete – A Guide for Massage Therapists

This workshop will provide the therapist with the knowledge and confidence to treat and manage sporting injuries.
It will consist of theory and practical components to ensure a sound knowledge is gained upon completion.
Material covered will be current treatment practices in high performance sport which is applicable to all levels of sport but also occupational injury management.

  • Understand the role of the massage therapist in the sports setting
  • Learn how to manage and monitor sporting injuries affecting both the shoulder and pelvic regions
  • Learn relevant and reliable orthopedic tests that can assist or confirm your treatment approach
  • Learn how to perform range of motion testing and its relevance in injury management
  • Plus much more

About the Presenter


Vince Cosentini is a Soft Tissue Therapist working at the Australian Institute of Sport. He focuses on providing elite athletes with specific soft tissue therapy that is based upon identifying muscle imbalances, hypertonic muscle tone and many other factors that may contribute to or prevent a sporting injury.

He has provided soft tissue therapy support to elite teams including the Australian Swimming, Boxing and Football for the past 12 years and assisted at the Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympic Games, 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games and 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as part of the Australian Medical Team.

Away from elite sport, Vince has lectured at undergraduate levels for 6 years and presented his workshop Domestically and Internationally for the past 4 years.

Vince Cosentini

Principle Therapist


“Brilliant Workshop. Vince you are awesome!” 

  Melbourne Workshop Attendee Feb 21st 2016

“Highly recommended for those interested in sports massage”

  Melbourne Workshop Attendee Feb 21st 2016

“Defintely one of the best workshops I’ve attended!”

  Hobart Workshop Attendee June 18th 2016

“Vince is so passionate and knowledgeable on everything sports.Thanks for coming to Hobart!”

  Hobart Workshop Attendee June 18th 2016

“Learnt so much. Was great that you came to us in Townsville. Good speaker, friendly, fun and very interesting!”

  Townsville Workshop Attendee June 25th 2016

“Lots of good practical material and very good price for the content”

  Perth Workshop Attendee July 2nd 2016

“Very informative and up to date course, nice one Vince!”

  Perth Workshop Attendee July 2nd 2016

“Vince is extremely professional!! Awesome Class!!”

Cairns Workshop Attendee September 14 2017

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