Tennessee 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.

March 28, 2020 | Nashville, TN | 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 reschedule this event. As soon as a new date is determined, we will notify you.

Tennessee State Clinic - March 28, 2020


Hosted by:
Vanessa Moreno, PhD, CSCS,*D

Foundations of Coaching Lifts - March 29, 2020


Hosted by:
Jason Moreno, CSCS

Josh Cuthbert, MS, CSCS

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, March 28 - State Clinic
8:15 AM - 8:50 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
The Perception of Effort: Current State of Research and Practical Applications for Training
by Kristen Snyman, PhD, CSCS,*D
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Whipping Your Fitness Business into Shape
by Britton Leitch, CSCS
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
The Perfect Squat: Don't Fight Anatomy
by Ryan Schaefer, DPT, CSCS and Joshua Chance, MEd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Fueling the Whole Athlete: Mentally and Physically
by Jamison Worley, MS, RD, LDN
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Applied Anatomy and Physiology: On the Length-Force Relationships of Ventilatory Trunk Muscles
by Kris Camelio, MS, CSCS


3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Making Heads or Tails of the Roles and Interactions of Functional Assessments, Corrective Exercise, and Athletic Preparedness Drills in an Otherwise Healthy Athletic Population
by Robbie Cochrum, PhD, CSCS
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Importance of Core and Lower Body Strength for the Tactical Athlete
by Scott Lee, MS, CSCS
Event Itinerary - Sunday, March 29 - 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


Thru March 17 After March 17* 
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).


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 3-17-20. NO REFUNDS will be given after 3-17-20.

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