Sports Taping

Introduction to Sports Taping

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Sports Taping

Introduction to
Sports Taping

Introduction to Sports Taping
(Non-Accredited Course)

This course is designed and developed by SFASS Training.

Course duration up to 3 hours, conducted in house or come to you for bookings of five (5) or more

Cost $70 Group discounts will apply cost includes tape

Course Pre-Requisites – Nil


Course Outline

This course offers the beginner technical and practical advice for use when taping athletes.

This course covers the introduction to taping techniques for ankle, finger & thumb as well as the principles and application of taping.

This is ideal course for first aiders, parents and players who are taping athletes

Course content includes:

  • The aims of taping
  • Reactions to tape and how to assess and prevent
  • Anatomy of the limbs
  • Ergonomics for the practitioner
  • Preparation of area and pre-taping requirements
  • Selection of tape appropriate for taping technique
  • Application of tape for ankle, thumb and fingers:
  • Common taping terms
  • Post tape tests
  • Removal of tape



Upon completion of this training, students will receive a Statement of Course Attendance.

This course is conducted in house at the SFASS Training Centre, or we can come to you for bookings of five or more.

Face to Face – 3 hours (minimum) full face to face course.


This is a practical orientated course there is no assessment conducted.

It is recommended that continue practice in the skills learnt will ensure better results with tapping techniques.

  • Cost $70 cost includes tape

  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

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