ADVANCING THE STRENGTH &
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CONDITIONING PROFESSION

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Introducing NSCA TV, where you get instant access to educational videos and original strength and conditioning content. Subscribe now to watch clinics, conferences, career videos, and member-generated content. Sign up for a month-to-month, annual subscription or get access with an NSCA Membership.

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Latest Articles

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Speed – Learned Skill or Genetic Trait?
By Sam Tomlitz, CSCS | January 14, 2022

The purpose of this article is to examine components that affect speed to determine the degree that speed is governed by skill versus genetic factors.


Excessive Sitting – A Tactical Performance Problem
By Tunde Szivak, PhD, CSCS,*D, David Boland, and Michael Kamal, MEd, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D | January 07, 2022

Tactical professionals are often met with jobs that require long periods of sedentary time. This article provides practical strategies for how to minimize the negative impact of chronic sitting for the tactical professional.


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A Closer Look at the 10 Pillars of LTAD: The Programming Pillars of LTAD for Strength and Conditioning Professionals – Part 1
By Rick Howard, DSc, CSCS,*D, FNSCA | January 07, 2022

This article describes the long-term athletic development programming pillars and suggests practical applications for strength and conditioning practitioners.


Classifying Movements
By Developing Agility and Quickness | January 07, 2022

This brief excerpt breaks down agility into different target movement patterns to help develop an effective agility and quickness program.


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Certification

Advance Your Career With an NSCA Certification

NSCA certifications are for dedicated, knowledge-hungry, hardworking strength and conditioning professionals. When you have an NSCA credential on your resume you elevate yourself. You become the standard that employers seek when hiring strength and conditioning positions. NSCA certifications can help differentiate you from the competition while joining the ranks of some of the top experts in the industry. If you’re ready, rise to the occasion. Equip yourself with the tools needed to apply evidence-based research to positively impact the health, lives, and athletic performance of others. .

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Report CEUs

Review, record, and edit your CEU activities and achievements.

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CEU Opportunities

Find live, in-person events and home study learning opportunities that qualify for NSCA-approved CEUs. These are valid toward recertification for all four NSCA certifications.

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Professional Development

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One of the greatest benefits of joining NSCA’s community of strength and conditioning professionals is access to a growing network of top strength coaches, personal trainers and others who share your passion for evidence-based best practices.

Job Board

Search or post strength and conditioning jobs on NSCA's Job Board.

Special Interest Groups

Make the most of your NSCA membership by engaging with others who share your interests through one or more Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
Scott Charland, MA, CSCS

Why be an NSCA Member?

"I stay an NSCA member for the relationships I have made and for opportunities to mentor young coaches."

NSCA Highlights

NSCA Volunteer Leadership Positions

We are seeking dedicated individuals to lead the Association and advance the strength and conditioning profession. Openings are now available for volunteer leadership positions on the NSCA Foundation.
NSCA Fellows (FNSCA) are an accomplished group of professionals whose frequent and sustained contributions to the profession have promoted the goals and activities of the NSCA. The purpose of the Fellowship is to promote excellence and leadership within the NSCA by recognizing high standards and extraordinary professional development. Deadline for application review is March 1.

Tactical Award Nominations Are Open

Members are encouraged to nominate for Tactical Strength and Conditioning Coach of Year and Tactical Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year. Deadline is January 27, 2022.

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