From Massage Magazine, by BJ Dowlen:
Rejection. Experience. Hard work. Discretion.
These are all necessary components of making it as a pro sports massage therapist.
Before you consider becoming a pro sports massage therapist, you should prepare yourself to endure some, or a lot, of rejection.
Fresh out of massage school, I knew I wanted to work with pro sports teams. I’d always been involved in sports, competed in sports and followed sports, so it was a natural progression to want to work with pro sports teams.
It was in my working free charity events for kids, alongside pro athletes, that I first got my foot in the door.
Read the rest of BJ Dowlen's journey here.