Taping and Wrapping

Designed by Nancy Spence an Athletic Therapist with more than 15 years experience covering sports and teaching first aid, these workshops are a must for coaches and “trainers” looking to offer more for their athletes.  This workshop also fulfills the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) requirements for a certificate course in Ontario.

Taping and Wrapping workshops come in 4 or 8 hour formats. These workshops include: introductory athletic taping and wrapping for the prevention and management of sport injuries. This is a hands-on workshop, supported with a workbook that outlining the principles of wrapping and taping techniques and applications taught.

This course can be linked with any first aid course.  A Standard First Aid certificate or higher is recommended before taking this course.

Skills include when to safely tape, wrap, and return to play.  Pre tape/wrap assessments.  How to wrap and tape.  Specific skills can be chosen for the 4 hour workshop.  The 8 hour workshop includes:

  • wrist wraps
  • ankle wraps
  • large muscle wraps
  • groin wraps
  • shoulder spicas
  • ankle taping
  • wrist taping
  • thumb taping
  • the use of pressure pads, ice and horseshoes in wrapping and taping techniques.

Cost:

8 Hour Workshop:  $99 + HST

4 Hour Workshop:  $60 + HST

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Dates:

Course dates to be determined based the your preferred date(s) of your group.
This course is best offered in a minimum of 4 hour time increments.
Ideally, each session should be no more than 1 week apart.

Taping and Wrapping course delivery details:

  • Group size per course: maximum 24, minimum 8.
  • Participants should dress comfortably but wear shorts and tank top/short sleeves for the techniques.  Full attendance is required.  Participation certificate is earned through demonstration of skills during course.
  • Each participant receives a wall certificate and taping and wrapping reference manual.
  • Please confirm the number and full names of participants in writing, 10 business days before your course. Substitutions can be made.
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