Membership Comparison and Benefits
  • 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 full-time, undergraduate & graduate students


    For certified & non-certified professionals


    For certified professionals
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    publications iconPUBLICATIONS      
    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
    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
    events iconEVENTS      
    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    
  • The NSCA is committed to the principles of ethical behavior that shall be followed by all members. Becoming a member commits you to this Code, which can be accessed here.