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The TSAC-Facilitators Clinic to be conducted on September 19-20, 2014 has been canceled.
Date: September 19-20, 2014
Location: Double Tree by HiltonWashington, DC - Crystal City300 Army Navy DriveArlington, VA 22202
>> NSCA’s TSAC Facilitator’s Clinic is the ultimate tactical athlete training event.Top facilitators working with military, law enforcement, and fire and rescue will guide you through important elements of tactical training for these diverse groups. Not only will you gain a greater understanding of the unique performance requirements of tactical athletes, but you will also learn practical techniques and strategies for implementation at your next workout as an individual or with your department/unit. >> Join us in Washington, D.C. to take your tactical training knowledge to the next level.
Topics and speakers subject to change without prior notification.
This clinic may have hands on sessions. Participants are asked to dress comfortably and only participate within their physical limitations.
Use the links on the left to view the conference event schedule by day.
All NSCA Conferences and Events are subject to change location and date; as well as possible cancellation without notice. Speaker, topic, and format subject to change without prior notification.
The TSAC Facilitators Clinic features a host of well-renowned industry speakers. Receive insight from:
Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCAJay Dawes is an Assistant Professor of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Dawes has worked as a strength/performance coach, personal trainer, educator, and post-rehabilitation specialist for over15 years, and continues to act as a performance consultant for a wide-variety of athletes, law enforcement officers, and those in physically demanding occupations. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) and a NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®), the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Specialist (ACSM-HFS), USA Weightlifting as a Club Coach, and the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association as a Level 2 Strength and Conditioning coach. Additionally, Dawes was recognized as a Fellow of the NSCA (FNSCA) in 2009.
John Hofman, MS, CSCS, USAW-1, USATF-1John Hofman is one of leading experts in the field of firefighter health and wellness. As the strength and conditioning coach for the Sacramento Fire Department, Hofman oversees the Wellness Centre, coordinates the department’s medical and fitness assessments, develops recruit fitness training, develops pre-employment medical and fitness evaluations, and assists the department’s 20 certified Peer Fitness Trainers. In addition, he also works as the strength and conditioning coach for the California Regional Fire Academy, Sierra Fire Technology Program, as well as numerous other fire departments in Northern California. In 2012, Hofman was appointed the Health and Wellness Coordinator of the Firefighter Cancer Foundation. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®), USA Weightlifting as a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, USA Track and Field as a Level 1 Coach, Functional Movement Screen, and American College of Exercise (ACE) as a Peer Fitness Trainer. Hofman is a sought-after speaker on a variety of topics such as fire ground rehabilitation, low back injuries, and developing a health and wellness program. In an effort to help keep firefighters safe, Hofman authored “Beyond the Turnouts: A Comprehensive Guide to Firefighter Health and Wellness,” where he combined the latest research and his years of experience developing firefighter health and wellness programs within the fire service.
Mick Stierli, MSc, CSCS, TSAC-FMick Stierli is a Sergeant with the New South Wales Police Force based in Sydney, Australia where he is the Health and Fitness Officer, Physical Training Instructor’s Coordinator, as well as a Weapons and Defensive Tactics Instructor. He initiated the creation of the Physical Training Instructors (PTI) program that was designed, developed, and implemented within the organization and includes curriculum development, training delivery, and mentoring of PTI’s across the state. Stierli is a frequently sought-after presenter both in Australia and internationally, on topics such as human performance and tactical strength and conditioning. He has recently accepted a role as a member of the Editorial Review Panel for the NSCA’s TSAC Report and is the education coordinator and international liaison for the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) TSAC Program. Stierli is the recipient of the 2013 New South Wales Police Commissioners Award for the best individual contribution to workplace health and safety. He is also the winner of the 2013 Treasury Managed Fund Award for Excellence in Injury Management for his prediction and remediating of police officers at risk of injury through a structured fitness reconditioning program.
Todd Miller, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCADr. Todd Miller is an Associate Professor of Exercise Science at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services in Washington DC, where he is responsible for the development and oversight of the Master's degree concentration in strength and conditioning. He has degrees in Exercise Physiology from Penn State and Texas A&M, and currently studies the role of interactive video gaming as a means of increasing physical activity in children. Todd is currently a member of the NSCA Board of Directors.
Cutoff days are by postmark
All refund requests must be submitted in WRITING and should include the reason for cancellation. NO refunds will be accepted via phone.
Full refund less $20 is postmarked by July 27th. 50% refund postmarked July 28th-Sept 1st. No refunds will be given after September 1, 2014.
Friday, September 19
Saturday, September 20