Manual Therapy Certification (MCMT) Bootcamp (Part A & B)

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Course description

Would you like to be able to teach the internationally renowned bootcamp Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy in SA and/or overseas?

Now’s your opportunity!

This will also make you eligible to join the international faculty of Hands-on Seminars.

This offer is suitable but not exclusive to OMT graduates/lecturers with some previous teaching experience!

Hands-on Seminars, which developed the MCMT programme, is holding two training courses in South Africa to enable local practitioners to be certified as presenters of the bootcamp MCMT course.

Dates of presenter certification sessions:

Friday 15 to Sunday 17 May Johannesburg
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 May Johannesburg

Lecturers certification will be issued after completion of the two modules.

What is the Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy Bootcamp?

The Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy (MCMT®) is training programme that offers expanded study and clinical practicum in the most important, most effective, and most widely used areas of Manual Therapy.

This Manual Therapy Bootcamp programme utilises advanced technology to offer to the practitioner an educational experience like no other! The clinician participates in a series of comprehensive evidence-based online and live intensive training with immediate clinical application. The MCMT® Certification programme enables the clinician to demonstrate competency and become an expert in manual therapy.

The online component includes several courses that provide the foundational framework of the various manual therapy approaches. It also contains a 6-day Intensive Live Training Bootcamp that brings clinical application into the classroom and deals with real patient scenarios.

This programme helps to develop a very competent Manual Therapy professional who can effectively treat the most challenging patient conditions. The MCMT® programme graduates “Succeed when many other Therapists have Failed” to resolve difficult patient problems.

The MCMT component consists of:

Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
Strain & Counter-Strain
Muscle Energy Technique
Mobilization & Manipulation
Proprioceptive Training

What will be covered on the live course?

The Live Bootcamp programme teaches the Application of Evidence-Based Manual Therapy techniques in various Spine and Extremity pathologies, using real clinical patient cases.

Participants learn a comprehensive therapeutic approach for the evaluation and treatment of:

  • Acute and Chronic Neck Pain

  • Headaches

  • Stiff Neck

  • Cervical Radiculopathy

  • Cervical Pseudo – Radiculopathy

  • TMJ Dysfunction

  • Acute and Chronic Thoracic Spine Pain

  • Acute and Chronic Back Pain

  • Sacro-iliac dysfunction

  • Piriformis Syndrome vs Piriformis Myofascial Dysfunction

  • Lumbar Radiculopathy

  • Lumbar Pseudo – Radiculopathy

  • Sciatica

  • Acute and Chronic Sacro-iliac joint Pain

  • Rotator Cuff Pathology

  • Biceps Tendonitis

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Tennis Elbow

  • Golfer’s Elbow

  • Trigger finger

  • Trigger Thumb

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Ulnar nerve Entrapment at Cubital Tunnel or Guyon’s Canal

  • Anterior Hip Pain

  • Hip bursitis vs Hip osteoarthrosis

  • Posterior Hip Pain vs Lumbar Radiculopathy

  • Knee Effusions

  • Knee Ligamentous & Meniscal Injuries

  • Limitations of Knee Extension

  • Shin Splint Pain

  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Plantar-fasciitis & Achilles Tendinosis

  • Metatarsalgia

Orthopedic, Neurologic and Pain conditions can be treated effectively with this method. This efficient approach enables the clinician to achieve immediate results, which are necessary under a changed health care system. Diagnosis and differential diagnosis are important components of this training.


  • Friday 15 May | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 16 May | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday 17 May | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 22 May | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 23 May | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday 24 May | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 63 incl. 15 e-Learning Courses
  • Standard R18 700 (can be paid in 2 instalments), R16 900 extra 10% discounted within 24 hours of booking, R14 500 – OMT1/SP1
  • 20 - 7th Street, Houghton Estate

* All courses accredited by an appropriate accrediting academic institution and or statutory authority for the relevant profession


The Course is great from the lecture to the practical. The most exciting part is watching the video case studies because you can really learn from them. - Andre 

The internationally recognized certification is a great advantage when intending to practice overseas. 

This is not the first course for me with Hands-On Seminars. I cared to attend this from overseas and I did not regret it because I gained a very valuable knowledge in a very short time. - Ihab