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AcuSport Education & Sports Medicine Acupuncture

An educational company offering a comprehensive online & in-person Sports Medicine Acupuncture program and CEU courses taught by highly skilled TCM practitioners. We teach what we practice!

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AcuSport Education’s certification is the most advanced orthopedic and sports acupuncture training certification program available.
Designed to provide advanced level sports acupuncture training in the assessment and treatment of sports, work and orthopedic injuries.


Register for individual classes, modules or the entire SMAC Program—or one of our foundational courses. CLICK FOR COSTS, DISCOUNTS & MORE INFO. ACUPUNCTURE STUDENT DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE!
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Please scroll down to read our “Latest News” for the schedule & program changes as a result of COVID-19.

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These courses provide foundational sports medicine acupuncture assessment & treatment protocols.
Many participants take these training courses to prepare themselves for enrollment in the SMAC Program or for continuing education credit.


Individual CEU training classes are available in the SMAC Program and SMA Foundational Courses. Click below to see them all:


An information and resource page for practitioners who have successfully completed the SMAC Program. Access the SMA Library, SMA Educational Videos and Frequently Asked Questions using your C.SMA login.


The SMA Blog is full of clinically-based posts with educational information that will lead the acupuncturist onward and upward! Content is authored by Matt Callison, Brian Lau, and other sports acupuncture practitioners.

Benefits of the C.SMA Designation:

・Right to use the Sports Medicine Acupuncture® license
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・Exclusive access to the C.SMA Library

・Discounts on AcuSport Education seminars & products

・Discounts from Lhasa OMS
・Discounts from Unified Practice

…and many C.SMA practitioners have received website-based referrals, job opportunities from sports teams, physical therapists, sports chiropractors and integrated clinics!

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Latest Articles from the SMA Blog

212, 2020

Exercise Prescription for the Acupuncturist — Elevated Ilium and Medial Knee Pain: A Channel Sinew Perspective

By |December 2nd, 2020|Corrective Exercises/Intradermal Needles, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

Figure 1. The practitioner places both hands over the highest point of each ilium and observes the relative hand placement to determine if there is an elevated ilium. Rehabilitative exercise is a comprehensive

309, 2020

Meralgia Paresthetica: Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment

By |September 3rd, 2020|Assessment & Treatment, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

Figure 1. Paresthesia from meralgia paresthetica is located in the anterior-lateral and lateral thigh regions. Meralgia Paresthetica is a common clinical condition that an orthopedic or sports acupuncturist will encounter in their practice.

3007, 2020

Acupuncture During Rehabilitative Exercise

By |July 30th, 2020|Corrective Exercises/Intradermal Needles|

The following is an excerpt from the author’s textbook, Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Among all the different tools of acupuncture, press needles, also known as intra-dermal needles, provide the practitioner with

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Latest News

  • Due to COVID, we began offering online classes as part of the SMAC Program. By offering these live online, and now recorded, webinars, our goal is to provide you with the tools to help support your practice from the comfort of your own home, on your own time, and with the ability to use these recordings as a study tool! These classes also prepare you for our live, in person only practical classes, which we are starting back up Fall 2021! All Module III: The Lower Extremity and Module IV: The Neck, Shoulder & Upper Extremity classes, including those offered as live webinars, will be offered as live, in person seminars starting this November 2021 at the Eastern School of Acupuncture in NJ. For students who have or plan on taking all offered online webinars, the only live, in-person classes you will still need to earn you C.SMA are the Assessment & Treatment of Injuries classes offered through Modules II, III and IV and the Huatuojiaji class offered in Module I. Please visit the SMAC registration page for details. Recordings of the live online webinars for Modules III and IV, which also count toward your certification, will be available soon through Lhasa OMS!!!.
We are offering online classes (live and recorded options) that count toward SMA Certification (C.SMA)
We are offering all classes as in-person classes starting November 2021
You must take the one practical, live-in person class per module if wishing to earn SMA Certification (C.SMA): Huatuojiaji Points: Vertebral Fixations & Facilitated Segments in Module I and Assessment & Treatment of Injuries in Module II (Low Back, Hip & Groin) Module III (Lower Extremity) & Module IV (Neck, Shoulder & Upper Extremity).
Keep in mind that you can take individual classes as continuing education and do not need to sign up for the entire module or program
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