International Massage Championship 2023 gives you the opportunity to participate in 5 different categories in maximum, demonstrating your skills and knowledge of massage therapies.
Including: Swedish massage, classical massage, relaxing anti stress massage
DEEP TISSUE & SPORT MASSAGE
Sponsored by BLUE COAST- ΚΥΑΝΗ ΑΚΤΗ – sea site bar resto PREVEZA
Including: Deep Tissue Massage, Sport Massage
WESTERN FREE STYLE
Combination of different types of Western massage methods
TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE
Including: Thai massage (dry or oil), Warrior, Thai Yoga, Chiang Mai, Royal Thai, Wat Pho style.
Including: Gua Sha (for body), Tui Na, Tuiyo, Tok Sen, Jap Sen, Yam Khang Chinese, Japanese, Anma, Bamboo massage, Sound therapy, Acupressure, Cupping, Shiatsu, Reflexology massage, Herbal Compress Massage, Sound massage, Balinese massage, Turkish traditional massage
ASIAN FREE STYLE
Any combinations of different types of Asian or Thai massage methods
FULL FREE STYLE
Combination of different types of Asian & Western massage methods
AYURVEDA & TRADITIONAL INDIAN
Sponsored by The TOUCH of VENUS
LOMI LOMI NUI
WELLNESS & SPA
This category is for spa professionals, Wellness & aesthetics are important
Including: Hot or Cold Stones, 4 Hands massage, Aromatherapy, spa massage, holistic massage, chocolate massage, prenatal massage, body scrub, Ancient Greek massage, bamboo massage special for wellness (no traditional bamboo massage!)
This category is for spa professionals, beauticians and aesthetics
Including: Gua Sha for face & Kobido for face
* No acupuncture, injections or other skin penetrating techniques!
* No Ayurveda face
ANTICELLULITE & LIMPHATIC DRAINAGE
Including: Body scrub for anticellulite
In your video you must explain what is the physiological goal of your treatment, what is the injury and which methods you are using. The therapy methods based in massage and alternative medical methods with tools or without tools. (See the evaluation criteria & point system)
* Chiropractic methods are not acceptable!
BEGINNERS & STUDENTS
Category for all new masseurs, students and amateurs! In this category the participants can present a session of any type of massage! Maximum 2 years of experience as massage therapists.
* In all categories you are free to use tools!
* Chiropractic methods are not acceptable in any of the categories!
* Acupuncture is acceptable only in Medical (Therapeutic) category
* The final categories may be fewer: In case a category has a small number of participants, the merging is foreseen!