• Membership Comparison
    Join the thousands of strength and conditioning professionals around the world that share the NSCA's passion for advancing research, education, training and coaching to improve athletic performance and fitness.


    For all
    non-certified individuals


    For full-time, undergraduate & graduate students


    For certified & non-certified professionals


    For certified professionals
    publications iconPUBLICATIONS        
    Access to the NSCA’s Basics of Strength and Conditioning Manual
    Electronic access to the NSCA Coach, Personal Training Quarterly, and TSAC Report
    Electronic bimonthly subscription to the Strength and Conditioning Journal  
    Electronic monthly subscription to the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research  
    Opportunity to publish in NSCA publications  
    education iconEDUCATION CONTENT        
    An online library of educational content including articles, videos, interviews, etc.
    Access to a library of CEU opportunities, including webinars  
    career iconCAREER SERVICES        
    Access to the Career & Leadership Development Center
    Eligibility for grants and scholarships  
    Listing on the Personal Trainer Locator (requires NSCA Certification)  
    events iconEVENTS        
    Opportunity to present at events and participate in the Speaker Resource Network  
    Discounted registration to national, regional & local events
    discounts iconDISCOUNTS        
    Up to a 5% discount at the NSCA Store      
    Preferred pricing at the NSCA Store  
    Preferred pricing for certification exams  
    perks iconORGANIZATION PERKS        
    NSCA involvement through volunteer opportunities  
    Ability to vote for Board of Directors positions  
    Eligibility for awards recognition  
    Involvement with committees, Special Interest Groups and volunteerism  
    Become a Fellow of the NSCA  
    insurance iconINSURANCE        
    Chance to upgrade to Certified Professional with Liability Insurance Membership (requires NSCA certification)  
    Enjoy substantial savings through an exclusive NSCA arrangement Professional liability coverage – total limit up to $5,000,000      
    Add additional insureds (facility – non-owned) at no additional cost      
    Complimentary sample waivers