Is Sports Massage Therapist Your Future Career?

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This job is ideal for anyone who works/seeks employment as a sports massage therapist, those considering a job in fitness and leisure and those who already have a job in active leisure and want to gain more skills in this job. You can do this by taking a course and gaining a qualification for sports massage therapy. This course will be anywhere from 6 days to a few weeks long, depending on who you complete the course through, and then you have to add on the day or a few needed for completing the assessment. This type of course suitable for those who are looking to start a career in sports massage therapy or those wanting to further a career in massage therapy. You will be providing this skill to a selection of clients such as athletes and inclusive sports performers.  If you then chose to do this job you would help to relieve people from aches and pains associated with muscle tension such as headaches and increase the ability to rid the body of toxins. Your clients would include individuals such as athletes, sports performers and those recovering from sickness. You would learn to treat those with injuries such as calf muscle strain, whiplash, shin splints and much more; you will be taught techniques like joint mobilisation and deep friction. Also for those based in Manchester, here’s an offer for sports massage courses in Manchester.

If you decide you want to have a job in sports massage therapy then it will help you to have a GCSE human biology or biology, or a certificate in anatomy and physiology. During your training you will study areas such as first aid, how to assess clients and post/pre event techniques; as well as much, much more. You could then go on to specialise in a specific branch of massage as well as sports, such as Indian head massage or body massage.

A fantastic training provider to complete a sports massage therapy course with would have to be FLM training. Their course is level 3 diploma in sports therapy and costs £1199. This course will supply learners with knowledge and skills to be recognised as a sports therapist. This qualification will be recognised by the complementary and natural core council. This course is only available for those aged 16+ years old. This will be a physical activity and learners will need to physical fit to complete this. The main topics you will cover in this time are anatomy and physiology, post event techniques, various methods and more. Sports massage can help relieve stress and help clients with recovery. If you’re already a personal trainer this will give you another skill to offer.

Most massage therapists are self employed so they choose their own hours, although these hours do tend to be evenings and weekends as clients appointments tend to be when they aren’t working and then or only available after work. There is no set wage for sports massage therapists as they can earn anywhere between £25 and £60 an hour as well as extra money like tips, this all depends on how much they charge and the amount of clients that they have. It will be helpful if you can drive if you go for this career as sometimes you will have to travel to client’s homes and take equipment so this will make it easier for you.

Make sure to follow FLM on Facebook for some extra information.

Want To Experience Living In The Countryside?

Working in the city can be hectic. London is a great city but it can be exhausting, especially one lives there as well as working there. So in order to get a better balance of personal and business life then living outside of London a commuting could be a good solution.

To achieve this balance you could consider living somewhere like Brookmans Park in Hertfordshire. Here there’s a selection of stunning homes waiting to be bought. They have homes spread all around each with a stunning view of the surrounding area, which you’re sure to love. There are a lot of bungalows available, which are great for elderly people as they don’t have to worry about stairs and are surrounded by gorgeous scenery. You could even try living in the upcoming new development called Brookmans, which is situated in Brookmans Park. The development has been designed by amazing MH architects, they carefully thought out the layout and design of these homes to make them perfect for you. The development website is https://brookmans-at-brookmanspark.co.uk/

Brookman's Park
Brookman’s Park

One of the many bungalows available is a beautiful 3 bedroom bungalow; this means you can have the same amount of rooms as your average home but all on the same floor. This fantastic bungalow has a lounge area, entrance hall, conservatory, kitchen, shower room, home office, garage and back garden. The conservatory even has a toughened glass double glaze roof and the kitchen is already fitted with appliances.

Each of the homes in Brookmans new development has either 3 or four bedrooms, they also all have parking space and some have either a garage or car port. All of these homes are a detached, terrace or end of terrace homes. The homes are already fitted with certain appliances and styles for example the kitchen is a contemporary styled Watford kitchen. The home is also already provided with a full width mirror in the bath and many Bosch integrated appliances such as a washer, dryer, fridge and freezer as well as much more. The home is also fitted with an energy efficient central heating and hot water system.

The area is definitely family friendly with its low crime rates; which mean you would be part of a safe, caring village community. There are 3 schools close by which are Chancellors, Dame Alice Owen and Brookmans Park Primary school; all of which are high rated schools. The local bus service provides transport for the pupils of these local schools. When it comes to transport in the surrounding area there is the local 610 bus service. As well as the Brookmans Park railway station which is a two minute walk away, this station provides direct journeys to places such as Kings Cross; this journey is roughly 28 minutes long. There is plenty of things nearby for the family to do either together or by themselves such as going to the a library if you like to read in peace, 204 acres of park land if you want to have a picnic together or just want to walk the dog. There’s also Gobions wood great for those who love fishing, as it has its own licensed fishing pond. There are also some fantastic nature reserves and a private members golf club; as well as Brookmans Gastro pub if you want to go out for a nice meal with your family.  If you don’t fancy doing any of these then you can also get the train to Central London or Kings Cross, and find something there to do instead. Also nearby there’s shops if you need to get any food, there is a traditional butchers, fishmongers, bakery and a post office too.

 

 

 

A New Style Of Wooden Watches

 

The newest trend at the minute happens to be wooden watches, as they are stylish and currently one of the most unique trends out there. These watches are handmade, pieces of art each made from a different wood with their own style. These are a great gift for guys and girls. Many people like these watches as they are lightweight and comfortable. They work well with any outfit and the fantastic range of colours mean that they can be matched with specific outfits; it also means you could be able to find one that’s your favourite colour. They have 32 different watches available.

 

These watches are made from Plantwear. All of the watches are made from FSC approved sources and all f the cases are handmade; those with a wooden bracelet are completely handmade. The cases are made from a selection of woods such as oak, ebony, massaranduba, rose, maple and wegne. There are also many different series of watches that they do such as urban, glamour and raw. Popular watches include the urban series-wegne and the glamour series-massaranduba. Another popular series is the heritage series do different coloured watches such as pink, blue and orange which can comes with an oak or ebony case; apart from pink which only comes with an oak case. The watches can either come with a wooden case and material strap or with a wooden case and strap.

 

One of the stunning watches that they offer is from the urban series it’s called white and black. This watch is 100% handmade unlike most of the others; the wood it’s made of is ebony and oak. These colours work really well with each other as they contrast and make the watch stand out. When it comes to being water resistant, it’s not 100% water resistant but it is splash resistant. This watch has got a stainless steel metal crown, which has a mineral glass face. The watch also comes with an adjustable strap, this means you don’t have to worry about it being too tight or about it falling off your wrist and sliding around. This stunning watch is slightly different to most of the others, partially because it’s completely wood which not all of them are and it’s made up of two different stunning woods. This watch is very popular due to being one of the only ones like this, theres only one other watch similar to this which uses the same woods just changes the parts made from each wood.

As a final suggestion, have you considered these as 5th anniversary gifts? Check this our for more information https://plantwear.co.uk/wooden-wedding-anniversary/

Billionaires and Millionaires of Europe

A recent study reveals that immigrants are more likely to be entrepreneurs in Britain than those who are born British. But the British will not stop rising in the business. Here is a list of the top 6 British entrepreneurs who have made it big.

  1. David Reuben and Simon Reuben

667Born in India, the Reuben brothers are self-made billionaires. Belonging to a Jewish family of business, the Reuben brothers today are the top businessmen of England with a collective net worth of $14.8 billion. Their primary business being in metal, the Reuben brothers also deal in real estate, hotels, and vastly in liquid assets. The Reuben brothers are known for their philanthropy and for maintaining very private lives.

  1. Philip Green

green460The present CEO of the Arcadia Group, Philip Green is the second biggest entrepreneur in England, with a net worth of $5.2 billion. This 64 year old businessman from Croydon had started at the age of 15. He quit school to work as an importer for shoes, followed by clothing. Today, he has a line of clothing and retail chains.

  1. Richard Branson

imagesAt number 3, is Europe’s favorite entrepreneur, Richard Branson. This 65 year old London based business magnate and philanthropist was voted Britain’s ‘most admired’ businessman in a company poll made by FTSE. The net worth of the founder of the Virgin Group is $5.1 billion.

  1. Laurence Graff

indexThe founder of Graff Diamonds (1960), Laurence Graff is completely involved in every sector of the diamond business. Mining, sourcing, cutting, polishing, marketing, this man knows it all, and has control over a lot. The net worth of U.K.’s richest diamond merchant currently stands at $4.6 billion.

5.0 James Dyson

imagesThe 69 year old British inventor and industrial designer is best known as the inventor of bag-free Dual Cyclone vacuum cleaner, and the founder of the Dyson Company. The net worth of this remarkable engineer and inventor stands at $4.1 billion. Other inventions that made this billionaire the richest engineer in the United Kingdom, include the blade-less fan, and the HEPA filtered hand dryer.

  1. J.K. Rowling

JK-Rowling-SUM_234_3140427aOne does not need an introduction for this sensational author from Gloucestershire. The creator of Harry Potter, enough said. But there’s more. She is the first ever author to gain billionaire status, only to lose it doing extensive philanthropy work. This simple mother who started off making stories for her own children, and grew to be the most successful author of the early 2000s, is not only one of the most successful people in U.K., but also, one of the most inspirational people worldwide. Currently, she stands with her $1.0 billion status regained.

Other worth-mentioning British entrepreneurs who have been part of the top ten richest people in U.K. include Simon Cowell, with a current net worth of $550 million, and Alan Sugar, standing at a real time net worth of $2.0 billion.

These people are here to stay, and serve as both, a competition, and inspiration for younger entrepreneurs, both, British-born, and otherwise.