CANCELED - TSAC Facilitator's Clinic - Washington, DC

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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 Hilton
    Washington, DC - Crystal City
    300 Army Navy Drive
    Arlington, 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.  

    Important Information  

    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.

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    The TSAC-Facilitators Clinic to be conducted on September 19-20, 2014 has been canceled.

    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.

    Speaker Bios

    The TSAC Facilitators Clinic features a host of well-renowned industry speakers. Receive insight from:

    Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA
    Jay 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-1
    John 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-F
    Mick 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, FNSCA
    Dr. 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.

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    The TSAC-Facilitators Clinic to be conducted on September 19-20, 2014 has been canceled.

    Registration Rates

    Cutoff days are by postmark

      Thru Sept. 1st
    After Sept. 1st
    Registration Rate $235 $310
    NSCA Student Member Rate $175 $250
    One Day Only $160 $210

    REFUND POLICY 

    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.

    Event Itinerary

    Friday, September 19

    0800-0830Introduction to the Tactical Athlete (Lecture)
    0830-0950Mobility and Stability (Lecture)
    1000-1150Mobility and Stability (Hands-On)
    1200-1300Lunch
    1300-1420Performing a Needs Analysis (Lecture)
    1430-1520Warm-Up Principles (Hands-On)
    1530-1700Circuit Training (Hands-On)


    Session Descriptions
    This session will discuss who tactical athletes are and the need for specific training for these individuals.
    This session will discuss the need for mobility and stability among tactical athletes in order to reduce the risk of injury, increase longevity, and reduce lost time. It will also cover suggested training methods to achieve these objectives.
    This session will provide hands-on experience to learn various mobility and stability training methods and exercises to reduce injury risk, increase longevity, and reduce lost time among tactical athletes.
    This group activity session will discuss how to perform a needs analysis properly to ensure training programs for tactical athletes are designed safely and effectively.
    This hands-on session will cover warm-up methods geared towards injury reduction within a training session as well as over the duration of a tactical athlete’s career.
    This session will discuss the physiological effects of circuit training and how it can be implemented in tactical settings properly, as well as give attendees the option to participate in a circuit.
    Event Itinerary

    Saturday, September 20

    0800-0920Principles and Application of Resistance Training (Lecture)
    0930-1020Program Design (Lecture/Group Activity)
    1030-1200Speed and Agility Training (Hands-On)
    1200-1300Lunch
    1300-1420Aerobic and Anaerobic Training (Lecture)
    1430-1520Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness Test (Hands-On)
    1530-1700Recovery and Restoration (Lecture)


    Session Descriptions
    This session will discuss the basic principles of resistance training and its application to tactical athletes.
    This group activity session will cover how to design a program for tactical athletes properly based on the results of the needs analysis and the facilities available.
    This hands-on session will cover training methods, drills, and implements that can be utilized to improve speed, agility, and quickness among tactical athletes.
    This session will discuss the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and training options with and without equipment to increase the fitness of tactical athletes.
    This hands-on session will include training methods which can be used to individualize conditioning specific to a tactical athlete’s needs and the facilities available.
    This session will present recovery methods to regenerate the body following physical training and the demands of tactical work environments.