The Deep tissue massage is a massage technic done at a slower rate and more pressure is applied to gain deeper penetration into the tissue. So more force from the hands & forearms are used along with body weight and muscle power. The basic massage technic is still used but done carefully to suit the clients pain tolerance & avoid causing injury. The whole point of this massage is to reach lower layers of the muscle groups. There are certain areas were this Swedish deep tissue type massage really works well especially with athletes such as body builders, swimmers and alike.