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2014 Sports Massage Event Line-up – SAVE THESE DATE
Email Ronnie Artero Frederick or call 414.324.6258 for more information.
Ride for Aids Chicago – July 12-13, 2014
Lutherdale Campground, Elkhorn Wi
The 11th annual ride expects 250-260 riders. Riders begin in Chicago, IL and end in Elkhorn, WI, returning to Chicago, IL on day 2. AMTA-WI is seeking 10-20 LMTs, recent graduates or students to provide post-event massage to the riders. Drinks and food will be provided. Shifts are 6p-8p and 7p-9p. Email Ronnie Artero Frederick or call 414.324.6258 for more informatio
Friday, August 22 - Sun Prairie
Saturday, August 23 - Menomonee Falls
Sunday, August 24 – Ashwaubenon
Call for 5-30 LMTs, recent graduates and massage school students to provide post-event massage for abled and disabled athletes at the end of each leg of the race. Email Ronnie Artero Frederick or call 414.324.6258 for more information
Are you looking for avenues to provide massage to Wisconsin’s underserved populations? Consider teaming with AMTA-WI to providemassage and educational information to the athletes of Wisconsin’s Special Olympics. Several Regional and State competitions are scheduled in May, June and August 2014
o July 12 – Regional Outdoor Sports Tournaments
o July 13 – District Golf Competitions
o August 2-3 – State Outdoor Sports Tournaments – Carroll College
o September – State Flag Football – Oshkosh, W
Are you looking for avenues to provide massage to Wisconsin’s underserved populations? Consider teaming with AMTA-WI to provide information about the benefits of massage and provide post-event massage to the athletes of Wisconsin’s Special Olympics. Email Ronnie Artero Frederick or call 414.324.6258 for more information.
Call for volunteer LMTs, recent graduates and students to serve the Ironman Wisconsin athletes. Peak time for race finishers is 6:00p – Midnight. Shifts vary. Volunteers will be fed and t-shirts provided. To learn more about the event, review FAQs and to register as a volunteer massage therapist, visit www.ironmanwisconsin.org. Contact AMTA-WI member Steve Gloe with any other questions.
Is there a sports-related event in your area that may be a good fit for the AMTA-WI Sports Massage Team?
Call or send an email to the volunteer coordinator of the event.
Ask if you can organize a team to provide massage for event participants. We then need to spread the word!
Please include "AMTA-WI Sports Massage Opportunity” in the email subject line.
The event information will be shared with the Sports Massage Team, posted to www.amtawi.org, and included in future monthly membership e-blasts.
Not sure what to say to the event/volunteer coordinator?
We are happy to provide guidance and share ideas.
Simply call Ronnie at 414.324.6258.
Sports Massage Resources
Are you hesitant to volunteer for sports massage because you lack confidence in your sports massage skills? We are here to help! Thanks to your Board of Directors, AMTA-WI members now have access to copies of “Massage for Sport Performance” by Michael McGillicuddy. The text includes information about appropriate stretching, when and how to use Pre-event, Post-event, and Recovery massage techniques, and sport-specific treatments. A DVD accompanies the text and features a therapist/trainer demonstrating each of the techniques. Book loans are limited to 3-4 weeks. Loan extensions are available so long as there is no waiting list. Therapists will be responsible for shipping costs. Replacement for lost or damaged materials will apply.
The AMTA-WI Chapter is a non-profit, professional massage therapy association with nearly 2,000 members. Our Chapter's motto is Promoting Wellness Through Massage. As a state chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association, which is approaching 60,000 members, we strive to make available to our members the highest quality continuing education providers and to keep them informed of relevant Wisconsin news. This we do through semi-annual meetings, regular newsletters and our chapter website.