Colorado State Clinic

Learn, participate and network with colleagues while earning CEUs. Hosted by the state/provincial directors and regional coordinators, this local event brings cutting-edge research and application to your backyard.

November 02, 2019 | Denver, CO | 0.7 CEUs Category A


Metro State University
Regency Athletic Complex
1600 W Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217


Dan Hutchison, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, November 2
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:30 AM - 9:25 AM
The NSCA Position Stand on Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD): A Review of the 10 Pillars
by Patrick McHenry, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC

This presentation reviews the 10 pillars for the NSCA paper on Long-Term Athletic Development.

9:30 AM - 10:25 AM
Creative and Strong: Develop Better Thinkers to Reduce Injuries and Optimize Performance
by James Wagenschutz, MS, CSCS

This presentation will incorporate cognitive training, competitive coordinative games, gymnastics, strength and multi-dimensional speed and agility to enhance an athletes' performance. 

10:30 AM - 11:25 AM
Training for the Demands of a Tactical Profession: Preparing for the Academy
by Ryan Holmes, TSAC-F

Starting an academy process can be significantly demanding for any individual. Starting the academy behind the curve poses serious challenges. This presentation will provide real world advice for the fitness professional to better prepare someone for a training academy.

11:30 AM - 12:25 PM
Efficient & Effective Client Cueing (hands-on)
by Gini Grimsley, MS, CSCS

Regardless of tenure of fitness professional, cueing tends to be lower on the priority list. Coaching in a way that is a systematic and accommodates all learning types will allow fitness professionals to spend less time explaining and more time executing movements in training sessions. Basing cues on concise directives, demonstrating the proper movement pattern and allowing the client to learn by practicing, the personal trainer will be able to effectively coach their clients into the desired positions more efficiently. An additional point of emphasis is to have points of reference the client can connect with to encourage proper motor patterning.
The hands-on portion will require participants to break into groups of 3-4 and:
1. Cue without moving their body
2. Demonstrate the requested movement properly (or have someone demonstrate for them)
3. Observe group executing requested movement
4. Provide clear, concise feedback to correct any movement errors.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:30 PM - 2:25 PM
Sports Nutrition for High School and Collegiate Athletes
by Bryan Snyder, RD

We will be discussing recovery nutrition, dietary supplement risks, pre/during/post practice fueling and recovery, hydration, fueling on a budget, tips for healthy weight gain, vitamin D, and the importance of sleep and athletes.

2:30 PM - 3:25 PM
Acceleration Fundamentals, From Drilling to Application in Sport (hands-on)
by Jin Yuan

Teaching derivatives of acceleration mechanics from a technical sprinting model with application to movements utilized in sport. Posture, position, placement, and patterning take priority and act as key "technical model" landmarks in acceleration.

3:30 PM - 4:25 PM
Building a Strong Internship Program
by Isaiah Castilleja, MS, MBA, CSCS, RSCC

The future of strength and conditioning lies in the hands of those we mentor.


Thru Oct 22 After Oct 22*
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $95 $130

*If sufficient quantities are unavailable, onsite and late registrants may not receive lunch, t-shirt, etc. (if applicable).

Register online above or use our PDF registration form to mail, fax or email your registration. 


All refund requests must be submitted in WRITING and should include the reason for cancellation. NO refunds will be accepted via phone.  A 50% refund will be granted on or before 10-22-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 10-22-19.

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