**COVID-19 UPDATE **
With the continuing escalation of precautionary measures to mitigate transmission risks of the (COVID-19) Coronavirus, SportMedBC has made the decision to temporarily suspend all our programs and services. SportMedBC staff will continue to work remotely during this time, however please be advised that our office at Fortius Sport & Health will be closed until further notice. We will do our best to provide you with timely updates as the situation evolves. The safety and well-being of communities across BC is paramount and we encourage everyone to take steps to ensure their health and the health of others during this time. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to providing you with more information in the days and weeks ahead.
Yours, The SportMedBC Team | #flattenthecurve
Register for courses that are offered throughout the province, or contact us to coordinate a private session for your club or association.
Athletic Taping Course
This eight-hour course covers many of the taping techniques used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture and practical sessions. The course is designed as an introduction to taping. Safety considerations relating to taping as well as the theory of athletic taping will be covered. The taping techniques covered in the course include regional techniques for the ankle, foot, knee, elbow, wrist, thumb and finger. Procedures for injury prevention, minimizing the chance of further damage when injury occurs and for aiding the healing process are also discussed. A certificate of completion will be issued.
Please wear comfortable athletic attire to this course - preferably shorts and a T-shirt.
Course registration fee: $160 (plus GST)
*A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 BCRPA, and 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
For more infomation or to request a course in your area please contact SportMedBC's Safety Manager, Philippe Saucier:
P: 604.294.3050 ext. 104
An example of one of the tape jobs you will learn: