Taping & Strapping Course
Taping and strapping coures, harbour Clinic, physical therapist Dublin

Taping and Strapping course at Harbour Clinic


This course will provide participants the knowledge to perform the most up to date taping and strapping techniques for athletes and sporting teams.

The course will cover up to 22 different techniques (more than any other course)on various sites of the body covering all the major and most common injuries seen in sport.


This course is suited for people with a knowledge of anatomy and sports injuries.

Extensive in depth knowledge of anatomy and sports injuries is not a prerequisite as the relevant anatomy and injuries will be covered on the course.

Course is most suited to;

Physical Therapists
Sports Therapists
Strength & Conditioning coaches
Sports Coaches


The PPT Taping & Strapping course covers all relevant areas including:

Appropriate taping & strapping materials and equipment required
Identification of common injury sites
Accessing suitability for strapping
Identification of appropriate strapping technique for specific injuries
Preparation of injury site for strapping and considerations for removal (underwrap, shave etc).
Practical Taping & Strapping demonstrations:
Shoulder; Instability and A/C joint
Elbow; Valgus, Varus and Hyperextension
Knee; ACL. PCL. MCL. LCL. Patella. Patellar tendonopathy
Ankle; Lateral sprain, Deltoid sprain, Syndemosis (high ankle) sprain.


Richard McDonald B.S. MIAPT is a physical therapist and runs two physical therapy clinics in Dublin. Richard has worked with various sports teams over the years including Terenure College RFC 1stXV & school SCT, St. Mary’s College RFC U-20’s & senior 2nd XV , Ballyboden GAA, Templeogue Synge Street GAA, DIT GAA, and Kildare Senior Hurlers. He is Currently working with Terenure College RFC 1st XV looking after their senior squad that play in the All Ireland League in the top Division 1A. He also covers the GAA teams in DIT and Blackrock RFC women’s 1st XV


Course will take place in Harbour Clinic. 28 Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.


January 2017, 9:30am to 5pm. Bookings can be made by emailing

Or by phone to 087 982-1052.

First come first serve, only 10 places available


The cost of the PPT Taping & Strapping course is €220.00. All course fees are non refundable and must be paid before the commencement of the course.

All Tapes will be provided for use during the course.

Places are limited in order for participants to get the maximum exposure to the taping applications.

Places will be guaranteed on a first come basis.

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