The NSCA has developed a number of optional preparatory materials for individuals preparing for the CSCS exam. These materials are not required nor should they be considered as the sole resources for the exam. The purchase of these materials by exam candidates does not guarantee a passing score.
The packages were created to meet the needs of candidates based on their background and level of experience in the field,
This is the suggested package if you have a background or degree in the field or just want the basic study aids.
Member Price: $263.15
Non-member Price: $319.20
This package is valued at $336 and includes:
This package is ideal for a candidate who is new to the field, does NOT have a background in the field, or just wants all of the study materials NSCA provides.
Member Price: $489.25
Non-member Price: $555.75
This package is valued at $585 and includes:
The CSCS Digital Package includes both a study guide and online practice questions that will help candidates become familiar with the type, scope, and difficulty of the questions on the CSCS Certification exam.
Member Price: $161.50
Non-member Price: $215.65
This package is valued at $227 and includes:
You can also order the study materials listed above a la carte in the NSCA Store.
The following are additional resources that can aid in both exam and professional preparation depending upon your educational background and practical experience.
These comprehensive texts offer candidates and strength and conditioning professionals more extensive information on the topics as identified. Readers are provided guidelines for converting scientific research into practical application. Books can be purchased individually or as a bundle.
The NSCA, in collaboration with top subject matter experts, has developed a series of books designed to provide strength and conditioning coaches research-based recommendations, assessments, analysis, exercises and drills, and programming for a variety of performance factors. The Core; Endurance; Speed; Agility and Quickness; Power.
The NSCA Exam Prep Live Clinic provides exam candidates with study recommendations and a comprehensive review of the most challenging content found on the exam. These clinics are a blend of classroom presentations and hands-on training and can help you narrow your focus of study. Your time is valuable; spend it efficiently by attending a clinic with subject matter experts!