DIPLOMA IN INTEGRATED SPORTS MASSAGE

(At LNCPE, Thiruvananthapuram)

The diploma in Integrated Sports Massage would provide training in sports massage integrating traditional Ayurveda , traditional Kalari treatment of Kerala, modern training and recovery methods  and the modern system of Sports Medicine. The course would be conducted at Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala under the aegis of the Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports, Patiala .

Duration: 6 months plus compulsory internship of 6 months
Number of Seats : 15 seats for girls and 15 seats for boys
Eligibilty

Educational Qualifications

Pass in plus two examination with science subjects. Higher qualifications are desirable.

Age
Minimum 17 years  at the time of selection, Maximum – 25 years. Upper age limit relaxable by 5 years for inservice and ex-service  candidates.

Other eligibility conditions as per the norms of NSNIS , Patiala

Preference would be given to following candidates

– Inservice candidates and exservicemen

– Those who have passed Ayurveda therapists course of one year duration.

– First position holders in the State Kalaripayattu championships conducted by the Kerala Kalaripayattu Association

Course Content and Schedule

1st  to 3rd Month Anatomy and Physiology
Theory of  Sports Massage
Theory of Ayurvedic Massage
Theory of Kalari Massage
Training and Recovery methods
Sports Injuries
Communicative English
Observing conditioning and training for different sports disciplines
4th month Rotation:  LNCPE / Ayurveda College/ Kalari
Detailed study of various practical techniques
5th month Rotation:  LNCPE / Ayurveda College/ Kalari
Detailed study of various practical techniques
6th month Rotation:  LNCPE / Ayurveda College/ Kalari
Detailed study of various practical techniques

Medium of Instruction : English

Examination : Total Marks (450)

Theory : One Paper of three hours duration, incorporating questions on all theory subjects – 150 Marks

Practical and Viva:

Sports Massage: 100 marks
Ayurvedic Massage:100 marks
Kalari Massage:100 marks

Internship Schedule:
Two months each in :-
Sports Authority of India centre
Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Kalari treatment centre in Thiruvananthapuram

The candidate should maintain a log book for each phase of internship, which is a compulsory requirement for the award of the diploma.

The diploma would be awarded at the end of the internship period.

Admission Tests:
The tests would be conducted at three centres of Sports Authority of India namely, NSNIS Patiala, NSSC Bangalore and LNCPE Thiruvananthapuram. The applicant must indicate his/her choice of centre for appearing for the selection tests.

Academic     : Percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying   examination( Plus two or equivalent). – 100 Marks

Physical fitness    : One tenth of the total  score obtained in the AAHPER youth  fitness test ( details given in the appendix) – 60 Marks

Bonus marks for inservice candidates, exservicemen, those who have passed Ayurveda therapists course and first position holders at State Level Kalaripayattu championships conducted by the Kerala Kalaripayattu Association – 20 Marks

The candidates would be ranked on the basis of the total marks obtained. There would be separate merit list for girls and boys.

The selected candidates would have to be certified to be medically fit for the course by the College Medical Officer.

Contact Us

Old Moti Bagh, Patiala -147001,
Punjab-INDIA

mail@nsnis.org

0175-2306171

0175-2212070