Tape and Wrapping Workshop


This program was designed by Nancy Spence an Athletic Therapist with more than 20 years experience covering sports and teaching first aid.  These workshops are a must for coaches and team “trainers” looking to offer more for their athletes.  This workshop also fulfills the Ontario Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) requirements for a certificate course.

Taping and Wrapping Workshops come in 4-hour or 8-hour formats. These workshops include introductory level athletic taping and wrapping for the prevention and management of sport injuries. This is a hands-on workshop, supported with a participant workbook.

New for COVID times, there is a 2-hour on-line option covering the key theory areas of this program.

This course can be linked with any first aid course.  A Standard First Aid certificate or higher is recommended in conjunction with or before taking this course.

Skills include when to safely tape, wrap, and return to play.  Pre tape/wrap assessments.  How to wrap and tape.  Specific skills can be chosen for the 4-hour workshop.


  • wrist wraps
  • ankle wraps
  • large muscle wraps
  • groin wraps
  • shoulder spicas
  • ankle taping
  • wrist taping
  • thumb taping
  • the use of pressure pads, ice, and horseshoes in wrapping and taping techniques.


  • 8 Hour Workshop:  $125 + HST
  • 4 Hour Workshop:  $75 + HST
  • On-line workshop cost:  TBA


For groups of 8 or more, private courses can be created based your preferred date(s)/time(s).
This course is best offered in a minimum of 4-hour time increments.  Ideally, each session should be no more than 1 week apart.


  • Group size per course: maximum 24, minimum 8.
  • Participants should dress comfortably but bring/wear shorts and tank top/short sleeve shirt or if preferred wear form fitting leggings and long sleeves that the tape can applied directly on.
  • Full attendance is required.
  • Certificate is earned through demonstration of skills and interactions during the course.
  • Each participant receives a wall certificate and Taping and Wrapping for Sportreference manual.
  • Please confirm the number and full names of participants in writing, 10 business days before your course.  Substitutions can be made.


  • Course size is a maximum of 10 participants.
  • Participants to always wear a face mask.
  • Strict COVID-19 screening and precautions in place.
  • All discussion will take place with participants sitting 2 meters apart.
  • Partner work will be done with face mask and eye protection/face shield on.
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