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Certificate in Self-Myofascial Release

Who Can Study SMFR?

Self-Myofascial Release Therapy Certification is open to manual and movement therapists, exercise and fitness professionals with a minimum of level 3 training including anatomy and physiology and at least 1 year’s practice experience.

Each unit provides a theory component relative to fascia, fascial dysfunction and myofascial release as well as in-depth training using self-myofascial release therapy tools. Information is also provided to help you set up your own online or face to face class and individual treatment plans.

What will I learn?

Gain Your Qualification

50-hours of comprehensive online training with short easy assessments. Can be completed in as little as 5-6 weeks or as much as 1 year.

Get 1-year free use of the SMFR logo post-qualification to promote your treatments. Additional years can be purchased.

Enjoy 1-year free listing on the MFR UK directory and get bookings with ease.

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All The Tools You Need To Teach Self-Myofascial Release

Learn the skills to empower your clients, support them digitally, and never face interruptions in your business or their care!

Delivered completely online and provides over 35 Self-Myofascial Release Therapy Techniques

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Unit 1

  • What is Self-Myofascial Release Therapy SMFRTherapy?
  • Course assessment structure
  • Introduction to the SMFRTherapy tools
  • Insurance and consultation process
  • Planning your SMFRTherapy sessions
  • The fascial system
  • Fascial dysfunction
  • Biotensegrity, what is it

Unit 2

  • Preparing to teach SMFRTherapy to your class or individual
  • What is interception?
  • How to encourage interception
  • Pandiculation, what is it?
  • The stretching debate
  • What is fascial stretching and how is it different?
  • 17 different techniques using the SMFRTherapy ball
  • How to integrate the different SMFRTherapy techniques

Unit 3

  • How to use the SMFRTherapy foam roll
  • 10 SMFRTherapy foam roll techniques
  • How to create your class plan
  • The shoulder class plan
  • The hip class plan
  • How to create your 1-2-1 plan
  • Combining SMFRTherapy techniques

Unit 4

  • How to use the SMFRTherapy peanut roll
  • 8 SMFRTherapy peanut roll techniques
  • The advertising rules
  • Marketing your 1-2-1 and class programmes
  • Using the SMFRTherapy logo
  • Placing your listing on the SMFRTherapy directory
  • Completing your Certificates

Don't forget your SMFR products

SMFR therapists can purchase their products for a special discount. Clients can also purchase their SMFR product bundle here too.

Full product bundle


Includes postage*

1 x long foam roller and carry strap

1 x peanut roller

1 x therapy ball

1 x SMFR bag FREE

Postage to mainland UK, certain postcodes may require an additional charge.

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Balls and Peanuts


includes postage*

25 peanuts or therapy balls

50 peanuts or therapy balls

Mix of 50 balls and peanuts

50 balls and 50 peanuts - 50 FREE bags

Postage to mainland UK, certain postcodes may require an additional charge.

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Foam Rollers


Includes postage*

8 foam rollers and straps

16 foam rollers and straps

8 full product bundle - FREE bags

16 full product bundle - FREE bags

Postage to mainland UK, certain postcodes may require an additional charge.

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