Southern California 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 Cal Poly Pomona.

August 24, 2019 | Pomona, CA | 0.7 CEUs Category A


Southern California State Clinic - August 24, 2019

** Register today, spots are limited! **

Cal Poly Pomona
Bronco Student Center
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA 91768

Hosted by:
Whitney Leyva, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT

Park in Parking Lot B.  $5 parking permit fee for the weekend.  

Foundations of Coaching Lifts - August 23, 2019 - Registration Now Closed

Cal Poly Pomona
Bronco Student Center
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA 91768

Hosted by:
Whitney Leyva, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT

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.


Event Itinerary - Friday, August 23 - FCL Course
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration / Check-in
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Course Overview
8:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Hands-on: Squat
10:05 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, August 24 - State Clinic
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:10 AM - 9:00 AM
Building an Alliance: Creating a Successful Relationship Between the Strength and Conditioning Staff and the Medical Staff
by Chase Sanders, MS, CSCS and Ruem Malasarn, MA
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Force Velocity Profiling for Individualizing Training Prescriptions
by Ramsey Nijem, DSc, CSCS, RSCC
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
Connective Movement and Mobilizing Calisthenics that Engage Multiple Muscle Groups Simultaneously
by Adrianne Nina

Track 1

10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
Mental Skills Training and Strategies to Manage Athletes and Performer Burnouts
by Cynthia Clark, EdD

Track 2

11:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Smarter Sled and Single Leg Training
by Nick Tumminello, NSCA-CPT
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch (on your own)
1:20 PM - 2:10 PM
It’s Not About You! Lessons from 30 Years in the Fitness Industry
by Chad Landers, CSCS,*D, RCPT*E
2:15 PM - 3:05 PM
Practical Strategies for Conditioning Your Clients
by Jerry Arias, MS, CSCS,*D
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Rehabilitation Considerations When Training Athletes
by Ziad Dahdul, DPT, OCS
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Building From the Core
by Darien Pyka, MS, CSCS


Thru Aug 13 After Aug 13* 
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 above or complete the PDF Registration Form and email to


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 8-13-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 8-13-19.

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