Florida 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. **Join us for the Foundations of Coaching Lifts 1-day certificate course, held at Gainesville Health and Fitness**

June 01, 2019 | Gainesville, FL | 0.8 CEUs Category A


Foundation of Coaching Lifts Course - Sold Out

Date: May 31, 2019

Gainesville Health & Fitness
4820 W Newberry Rd.
Gainesville, RL 32607

Hosted by:
Matt Mallard, CSCS

Florida State Clinic 

Date: June 1, 2019                                  

University of Florida
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
157 Gale Lemerand Dr
Gainesville, FL 32611                                               

Hosted by:
Tom Palumbo, CSCS,*D

** Onsite registration available, check and credit cards only please. **

Foundations of Coaching Lifts

Build Competence and Confidence as a Strength Coach

NSCA's Foundations of Coaching Lifts is here!  Gain proficiency and confidence in coaching essential lifts in this one-day certificate course.  Taught by CSCS-certified experienced coaches, you'll learn:

  • Coaching fundamentals applied to core lifts (bench press, push press, squat and power clean).
  • How to effectively apply variations of these lifts with athletes and clients.
  • Where to look for technique errors and how to apply effective coaching cues.
  • Ways to leverage your strengths as a coach and improve on weak areas.

NSCA members: $150   Non-members: $200 | 2.0 CEUs


Event Itinerary - Friday, May 31 - FCL Course
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Course Overview
8:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Hands-on: Squat
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Hands-on: Push Press
11:05 AM - 12:00 PM
Hands-on: Bench Press
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-on: Power Clean
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Q & A / Wrap-up
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Performance Assessment
Event Itinerary - Saturday, June 1 - Florida Clinic
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Baseline Strength Necessary for the Tactical Athlete
by Donny Bigham, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F, RSCC
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Programming for the Female Athlete/Client
by Betsy Foster, MS, CSCS
12:40 PM - 1:20 PM
Using Biomarkers to Understand Your Athlete’s Health Risk
by Laura Kunces, PhD, RD

Sponsored by Thorne Nutrition

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Roundtable Discussion with Presenters
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Simple Training for Big Results
by Andy Britton, MEd, CSCS
4:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Utilizing Principles of Motor Control to Improve Performance
by Jared Skinner, PhD
5:40 PM - 6:30 PM
Variable Loading Strategies on Double Leg Squat, Single Leg Squat, hinge Exercises, and Jumping/Plyometric Exercises
by Peter Bommarito, MS, CSCS
6:30 PM - 6:35 PM
Closing Remarks
6:35 PM - 8:30 PM
Post Clinic Social

Sponsored by SORINEX


Thru May 21

After May 21
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $105 $145

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


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 5-21-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 5-21-19.


Hotel Accommodations
SpringHill Suites Gainesville
4155 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608 • 352-376-8873

$109 per night - Book by 5/1/19
Please be sure to mention NSCA FL State Clinic to receive rate

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