Soft Tissue Specialist
Professional soft tissue therapist specialising in sports massage, movement and the treatment of muscles, ligaments and tendons.
About Chantal Kibbey
Based in Perpignan in the south of France, I work with professional and amateur sports teams as well as individuals at their home, work, training facilities and event or competition venues. I also travel with clients to training events and competitions where necessary.
I work regularly throughout the regions surrounding Perpignan in the South of France and travel for specific projects.
Some of my Clients
I have held permanent positions with the Catalans Dragons rugby league team and worked with other professional international rugby players from league and union, including players from USAP.
SwimMAC (USA national swim team) and Olympic Medalists or World Champions such as Sarah Sjöström, Chad Le Clos, Ryan Lochte, Bruno Fratus and Kirsty Coventry.
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team riders in preparation for Paris – Dakar.
Soft Tissue Therapist / Soigneuse for cyclist Chris Ward when he set the world record for a non-stop crossing of France (1,500km).
Qualifications & Experience
BSc (hons) Sports Science including anatomy and physiology, sports injuries and gym instructor.
2 year further qualifications in massage, sports and remedial massage, treatment of injuries, taping and strapping.
Cadaver dissection course at Guy’s Hospital, London.
Medical acupuncture (dry needling) and advanced medical acupuncture (electro acupuncture).
Barcelona FC Sports Science Conference 2018.
Continual first aid / pitch side / trauma CPD.
UKAD advisor certificate.
WR Concussion management certificate.
As a first responder / pompier in France I undergo continual assessment and training for all first aid and trauma protocols.