This online course will provide you with the information needed to safely integrate techniques for Self-Myofascial Release treatment with your clients. By the end of the course, you will be able to understand the concept of Self-Myofascial Release and the role of fascia within the body, the reasons why it becomes tight and understanding the concept of trigger points. You will also gain an understanding of what happens during SMR within the tissue fibres. Furthermore, you will be able to identify suitable equipment to use and know how to perform SMR on various muscles within the body. And finally, you will be able to recognise some of the contraindications that would prevent a person from undertaking SMR.


  • An Introduction To Self Myofascial Release
  • Self Myofascial Release for the Lower Body
  • Self Myofascial Release for the Upper Body
  • What Else Can Foam Rollers Be Used For?


Level 2 Gym or Level 3 EQF (REPs Ireland) Fitness Instructor


Completion of assessment quizzes

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