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The SCJ is the professional
journal for strength coaches, personal trainers, physical therapists, athletic
trainers, and other health professionals working in the strength and conditioning
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The National Strength and Conditioning Association is dedicated to empowering the strength coach. A coaching path has been created that leads to becoming a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) which includes certification and experience. View the Coaching Performance page for tools and information.
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Anyone interested in coaching can enter the coaching strength and conditioning development path as an associate member and get a free strength and conditioning program.
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The NSCA Performance Center is a state-of-the-art training facility dedicated to the enhancement of athletic performance for athletes of all ages and skill levels.
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Founded more than one hundred years ago as a way to protect student-athletes, the NCAA continues to implement that principle with increased emphasis on both athletics and academic excellence.
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Learn about the framework for practical, functional, and sequential skill development for a “best practices” model. This model is designed to develop a movement vocabulary, physical literacy, and movement skills for improved athleticism.
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Generating explosive power requires understanding the science behind the muscle. Learn why not to increase the box height or turn plyometrics into a conditioning session.
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From the latest Strength and Conditioning Journal. This article highlights different protein types and their effects. CEU QUIZ Available.(Access with Professional Membership)
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“As a performance coach, the NSCA provides me with up to date and new information, which allows me to construct various programs for my athletes."
Coach Travis Brown, CSCS, *D, Sports Performance Coach, Rapid Sports Performance