Introduction to Sports Taping

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 players, parents and first aiders who are taping athletes.


Course content includes:

• Some of the disadvantages you need to consider when applying tape.

• Tape and tape handling

• Principles for removing tape

• Common taping terms

• Priorities in taping


Taping specific to an injury

• Circulation

• Functionality

• Comfort

• Expert advice

• Athlete preference

• Speed

• Cost


Practical Application

• Fingers (proximal interphalangeal joint)

• Thumb (MCP, CMC and thenar muscles)

• Ankle Inversion


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