After your first session ,we are able to provide clearer advice on when your next treatment should be. It is not advisable to have your first ever sport massage just before a competition.
Sports massage does not correct or identify your root cause of injuries, whilst physiotherapist does.
Pre-race (before) sport massage will stimulate your muscles whereas the post-race (after) sport massage is more of a cool-down/recovery massage both are beneficial. This all depends on the demands of your training intensity and etc.