Practical demos and informative theory were focal points of Function Jigsaw’s Strapping and Taping course, held at the clinic in Wigston.
Sponsored by Sport Tape UK, Function Jigsaw’s MD, Julie Hayton hosted the full-day course and imparted knowledge gained from decades working in the professional sports industry.
Firstly, the informal programme, addressed the top 10 injuries and areas that would – and would not – require taping or strapping.
Julie then went on to talk about the difference between performance taping, compared to rehab and compression taping.
Practical demos followed
Practical demonstrations then followed with attendees learning the various ways to strap an ankle, including all of the techniques and handy tips to support and aid any taping.
The knee was the next part of the body in focus as Julie explained a mixture of performance strapping and rehab/training strapping. And the styles learned here could be applied to other hinge joints like elbows, wrists and fingers.
Shoulder strapping then followed with postural K-Taping and a Q&A ending the programme.
With an informal atmosphere throughout and a really great set of attendees, Function Jigsaw will be announcing the date of their next course very soon.
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