Rocky Mountain Regional Conference

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 02, 2020 | 0.7 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 1st, 12pm Mountain Time. 

Rocky Mountain Regional Conference - May 2, 2020

Zoom - Instructions HERE

Hosted by:
Rachel Larson, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F

Lawrence Herrera, CSCS,*D

Foundations of Coaching Lifts - Cancelled

Hosted by:
Lawrence Herrera, CSCS,*D

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 - Saturday, May 2 - Regional Conference - Mtn Time Zone
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Online Check-in
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Opening Remarks
8:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Resistance Exercise at the Anaerobic Threshold Intensity - A Novel Approach to Concurrent Training Objectives
by Chris Frankel, MS
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Cardiometabolic Adaptations to Resistance Training - What It Means and How to Implement It
by Rogelio Realzola, MS, CSCS
10:40 AM - 11:30 AM
Fact or Myth: Identifying Science Based Nutrition in a World of Opinions
by Jessika Brown, MS, CSSD, RD
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch Break
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Small Group Training - Individualized Training for the Masses
by Lawrence Herrera, CSCS,*D
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Performance Considerations for the UFC Fighter During Fight Camp
by Matt Crawley, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Implementing A Comprehensive Dynamic Warm-Up
by Eric Telly, CSCS, NSCA-CPT


Thru April 21 After April 21
FCL Course (add'l)
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110 $150
Student Rate $40 $50 N/A
Non-Member Rate $95 $130 $200


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 4-21-20. NO REFUNDS will be given after 4-21-20.

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