Alabama 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.

May 30, 2020 | 0.8 CEUs Category A



The NSCA wants to assure you that your health, safety and well-being is our highest priority. We have determined it best to hold the event online via Zoom. We will notify you by e-mail with more details. Please visit the link below for Zoom Instructions.

Registration will close May 29th, 12pm Mountain Time.

Zoom - Instructions HERE

Hosted by:
Stacy Bishop, PhD, CSCS,*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, May 30 - Central Time Zone
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Online Check-in
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Just LOAD to Get STRONG!!! That’s It! or Not?
by Jorge Bonnet, MBA, CSCS

The existing strength and conditioning model is a "copy & paste" model built from the outside-in that will get you strong but it also comes with side effects or a "joint tax".  Attendees will be exposed to an inside-uut strength and conditioning model that builds balanced strength and zero joint tax.

9:40 AM - 10:40 AM
Leading and Success: The Impact of the Strength Coach
by Johnny Jackson

I will speak on how to communicate effectively to get your athletes to buy in to what we are selling. When the athletes buy in we create an atmosphere of winning. When we create an atmosphere of a winner we create a culture of dominance inside and out of the weight room.

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Exogenous Ketones and Performance; Magic Pill or Bust?
by Hunter Waldman, PhD, CSCS

The purpose of the proposed presentation will be to: -Briefly review ketone metabolism at an undergraduate level - Present an unbiased review of the current ketone supplementation literature and performance affects - Provide a practical application and conclusion segment for interested athletes and coaches

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
Lunch Break
12:20 PM - 1:20 PM
Velocity Based Training Methods for Year Round Training in American Football
by Lyle Henley, CSCS

The purpose of this presentation will be providing the attendees an idea of what appropriate training volumes and load intensities to use throughout training and competive cycles on a yearly basis with American Football. We will show how we navigate through training cycles and vary target velocities based on research training.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Training for Maximum Strength / Powerlifting
by Christina Myers, CSCS

Objectives: - When is training for maximum strength beneficial to athletes? - Considerations for gender, training age, chronological age, and sport demands - Adjusting programming variables for maximum results and mitigating injury risk - Exercise selection to maximize program effectiveness and efficiency

2:40 PM - 3:40 PM
BFR Training - Is It Really That Good or Is It Just All Hype?
by Trent Nessler, DPT, PT

Objectives: - Have a thorough understanding of the origins of blood flow restriction training - Have a thorough understanding of the science behind hypoxia and BFR - Provide a review of mechanisms for muscle hypertrophy - Understanding of how BFR manipulates those mechanisms and contraindications for BFR - Standard of practice for application of BFR

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM
Evolution of Coaching: Learning From My Mistakes
by Demetrius Bailey, MS, CSCS

-In this presentation I will cover the mistakes I made while an intern at EXOS and Samford, my two years as a Graduate Assistant at West Florida, and my first year at Birmingham-Southern College. -I have not been in the profession long, but I have heard too many lectures on the same topics. Anyone can pick up a book on a certain topic, learn from it, and apply it. I have learned the most from other people's and my own mistakes. -I will cover a wide variety of topics from coaching cue mistakes to programming mistakes. -I will also cover how I have learned from the mistakes I've made and how other coaches can prevent the same thing happening to them.


Thru May 19 After May 19
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $105 $145


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 5-19-20. NO REFUNDS will be given after 5-19-20.

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