Delaware 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.

April 18, 2020 | Camden, DE | 0.6 CEUs Category A


The Ice House:
Wellness & Community
200 Southern Blvd
Camden, DE 19934

Julia Olsen, MS, CSCS,*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 18
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Letters to the Younger Coach
by Phil Tran, JD, MSEd, CSCS,*D

1. Attendees will learn strategies to enhance and maximize their growth and development in their early years working in the strength and conditioning profession. 2. Attendees will learn strategies that will maximize their connections and bonds with their athletes and clients.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enhancing Performance Using the Critical Velocity Model
by Eli Mizelman, MSc

1. Background: Exercise intensity domains, aerobic & anaerobic fitness, first & second thresholds; 2. Overview: Current methods to quantify aerobic & anaerobic fitness and introduction to Critical Velocity. The session will also include how to calculate critical velocity using field data and how to use the model to quantify and enhance performance in endurance sports as well as in anaerobic and intermittent sports.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fundamentals of Teaching the Clean
by Steve Smith, EdD, CSCS, RSCC

This presentation will provide the breakdown of the basics for teaching the clean. Attendees will have the hands-on opportunity to work through the teaching progressions, learn teaching and coaching cues, and ways to incorporate the clean and its assistive movements into their programs to help optimize safety and elevate performance.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fluid Periodization - Training the Modern Day Athlete
by Matt Nein, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC

This presentation will look into the concept of Fluid Periodization and how we as coaches can best utilize this model to optimally train our ever busy athletes. Along with establishing the key pillars of development and assessing commitment, and understanding.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Mindset of Our Clients: Helping Everyone to Achieve Goals
by Julia Olsen, MS, CSCS,*D and Jessica Moyer, The Ice House

Overview of motivational factors to increase the drive to obtain goals. Jessica will introduce her Five G’s for an optimal client mindset.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Creating a Disciplined Culture in the Weight Room
by Chris Thompson, MEd, CSCS

1. How to create disciplined athletes in your training session. 2. How to explain your why to your athletes: the buy-in factor. 3. How to keep control of your workout.


Thru April 7 After April 7*
NSCA Member Rate $65 $95
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $85 $115

*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 4-7-20. NO REFUNDS will be given after 4-7-20.

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