Aims and objectives

IADTMP is established for the following purposes:

  1. To carry out activities towards the standardization of Deep Tissue Massage teaching in the whole world;
  2. To carry out activities towards the standardization of certification of Deep Tissue Massage therapists in the whole world; to build a network of local national Deep Tissue Massage associations all over the world;
  3. To promote Deep Tissue Massage as a therapeutic method
  4. To organize Deep Tissue Massage training courses, workshops, conference and symposia;
  5. To issue certificates and grant accreditation to Deep Tissue Massage therapists;
  6. To verify Deep Tissue Massage teaching methods and grant accreditation to methods proposed by Deep Tissue Massage instructors;
  7. To grant accreditation and supervision to Deep Tissue Massage therapists;
  8. To cooperate with other Deep Tissue Massage associations and organizations;
  9. To public books, booklets, newsletters and marketing materials related to Deep Tissue Massage;
  10. To translate foreign books and articles on Deep Tissue Massage;
  11. To run continuing education institutions, post-secondary schools and colleges;
  12. To run a therapeutic centre including Deep Tissue Massage treatment;
  13. To run a research centre conducting research on the development of Deep Tissue Massage technique.

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The International Association of Deep Tissue Massage Practitioners (IADTMP) was founded by Polish instructors of Deep Tissue Massage. IADTMP is registered in Poland and associates Deep Tissue Massage teachers, therapists, students and enthusiasts.

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