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NSCA 3DEXPO

The NSCA is excited to announce our latest online offering, the brand new 3D Expo! This interactive expo hall is the first of its kind in the strength and conditioning community and is open to everyone.

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Latest Articles

Velocity-Based Training, From Theory to Application: The Basics
By Adam Virgile, CSCS | September 25, 2020

This infographic introduces velocity-based training (VBT), and is the first of a three part series explaining the theory behind and application of VBT.


Typical Starting Patterns
By Developing Speed | September 18, 2020

This excerpt from Developing Speed discusses the various start patterns that exist and how to include them in a speed development program.


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From the Field – A Closer Look at Squat Variations
By Lee Boyce | September 18, 2020

This article briefly explains different squat variations, as well as how they differ from a physics and biomechanics standpoint.


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Strength Training Practices for Rowing – Part 3 – Conditioning Training
By Williamson Ruth, CSCS and Blake Gourley | September 11, 2020

This is the third and final article of a series on strength training practices for rowing and will focus on the energy systems development of rowing athletes.


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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

Connect Locally

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).
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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

Return to Training Resources

Safe Return to Training after COVD-19

NSCA’s COVID-19 Return to Training Taskforce has created a resources for strength and conditioning professionals who are part of the organizational planning process at their various institutions and places of business.

2020 Election Results

The votes are in!

We are thrilled to announce the results of the 2020 election, as voted by you, NSCA members. This year, we welcome four new members to our Board of Directors, including the President-Elect, one new member to the Nomination Committee, and will be moving forward with the accepted bylaw changes.

2020 Abstract Gallery

Annual 2020 ePoster Gallery

The 2020 NSCA Abstract Gallery is live! Bookmark your favorite poster, attach notes, and create a personalized summary of the posters that interest you!

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