The Point System

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EVALUATION CRITERIAS & POINT SYSTEM

TECHNIQUE 0-10

In this field the participant is evaluated for his technical skills.

That means:

-innate or acquired talent in the movement of the therapist’s hands when performing a massage technique

-Correctness / effectiveness according to the purpose of the treatment plan.

-Diversity of techniques and variation between them.

-Deep understanding of anatomy, the body’s structures and functions.

0-2:  Empty, did nothing

3-4: Extremely poor

5-6: Regular – Basic Technique

7:     Good Technique

8:     Very good Technique

9:     Excellent – high level Technique

10:  World class Technique

 

FLOW 0-5

“Flow” means a continuous and harmonious movement without interruption of the hands, body and techniques performed by the therapist (Tempo, rhythm and continuity between techniques).

Also, the concentration, and the ergonomics.

0-1: Without any (or very poor) harmony, continuous, tempo, rhythm and many interruptions, or without concentration (the therapist is watching the camera)

2-3: Regular-Basic

4:     Excellent – high level

5:    World class

 

BODY POSITION 0-5

The correct body posture and positioning

Power transmission (use of legs, hips etc.).

Body positioning and movement of the therapist (no waste of energy).

 

0-1: With no correct body position

2-3: Regular-Basic

4:    Excellent- high level

5:    World class – amazing body position of full body in full duration of the treatment

 

GOAL FULFILLMENT 0-5

In the first 2 minutes of your presentation, you must explain the GOAL of your treatment, and which methods you use for that. After describing how you will achieve your goal, it will be evaluated if you used the correct methodology and the right treatment planning to reach your goal. The relevance of your massage, according to the goal you set from the beginning is measured on this basis.

0-1: Without any reference to the goal of the treatment or with a false approach to the goal

2:     Not complete – not clear reference of the goal meet or some mistake in procedure of the treatment

3-4: A simple but correct procedure for a basic therapy

5:     World class – Excellent:  high level & complete method

 

INNOVATION 0-2

In this field the participant is evaluated for new proposals and innovative approaches related to the art of massage.

Innovative and effective techniques and methods (not the surrounding area!)

0: Without any innovation

1: With some or medium innovations

2: Many or some high-level innovations

 

DRAPING 0-1 or PENALTY (-5) if the video exposes the client!

If the massage therapist takes care of the client and makes him feel comfortable. How he uses the towels for example, without to expose him. It is important the correct covering of clients. The recipient of the massage must wear underwear during the therapy and have covered their chest (if she is a woman). In general, the clients must be covered.

(-5): If the video exposes the client!

0: If the client is with underwear or swimming wear  without covering-towel or with very bud covering

1: Professional draping

FEEDBACK 0-1

In this field we want see how the therapist get client form, and if take information’s-feedback in the duration of the treatment.

0: Without any feedback

1: With feedback

 

 PRESENTATION 0-1 or PENALTY (-5) if the video does not have any presentation!

The communication with the viewers & judges which includes:

– The name, country he represents.

– How the massage therapist helps the others (judges, viewers) to understand his work. With the correct camera position, the light and the explanation for the type (s) of massage and general treatment.

– Oils and tools that he will use.

– Hygienic.

– Clothes

*The presentation must be completed in the first 2 minutes in English! In case of difficulty of using the English language, you are allowed to do it in another language but there should be text in English in the notes below the video (so that the judges can read it) or subtitles in English!

 

(-5):  No self-presentation , or bad hygienic, or long nails, or  ring, or bracelet, or deep neckline (only for women’s)!

0: Not complete or clear self-presentation, or not any or clear explanations about the type of massage and the treatment.

1: Everything in this field is perfect

EVALUATION CRITERIAS & POINT SYSTEM FOR MEDICAL (Therapeutic) MASSAGE

TECHNIQUE (& therapeutic method) 0-10

The same point system as the other massage categories!

FLOW

There will be no criteria & point system in the Medical (Therapeutic)

BODY POSITION 0-2

The same point system as the other massage categories!

GOAL FULFILLMENT 0-10

0-1: Without any reference to the goal of the treatment or with a false approach to the goal

2-5: Not complete – not clear reference of the goal meet or some mistake in procedure of the treatment

6-7: A simple but correct procedure for a basic therapy

8:    Very good

9:    Excellent:  high level

10:  World class – complete method

INNOVATION 0-5

0:     Without any innovation

1-2: With some or medium innovations

3-4: Many or some high-level innovations

5:    The best innovation or full of high-level innovations

DRAPING

Don’t exist of criteria & point system in the Medical (Therapeutic) Massage, It remains the: PENALTY (-5) if the video exposé the client!

FEEDBACK 0-5

0: Without any feedback

1: With very poor feedback

2-3: Simple but basic feedback for the therapy (including the client form)

4: Very good feedback but not complete (not full)

5: World class – Complete & correct feedback

PRESENTATION 0-3 or PENALTY (-5) if the video does not has any presentation!

The communication with the viewers & judges which includes:

– The name, country he represents.

– How the massage therapist helps the others (judges, viewers) to understand his work:

  1. With the description of the injury, the treatment and the method you followed
  2. Oils and tools that he will use
  3. The correct camera position, the light

Also:

  • Hygienic
  • Clothes

*The presentation must be completed in the first 2 minutes in English! In case of difficulty of using the English language, you are allowed to do it in another language but there should be text in English in the describe below the video (so that the judges can read it) or subtitles in English!

 

(-5):  No self-presentation , or no describe of the therapy, or bad hygienic, or long nails, or  ring, or bracelet, or deep neckline (only for women’s)!

1-2: Not complete or clear self-presentation, or not complete or clear describe about the injury and the method of the treatment.

3: Everything in this field is perfect

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* Whoever takes a penalty automatically gets 0 in the corresponding field!

*The videos must not have any editing or cutting from the beginning of the session to the end! Anyone who does not meet these specifications will be disqualified!!

* Whoever does not meet the standards and specifications of image quality and lighting that we will set is disqualified!

* Anyone who does not send video in horizontal position will be disqualified!

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