Washington 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.

November 21, 2020 | 0.6 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 change the format to a virtual event via Zoom. We will notify you by e-mail with more details. Please visit the link below for Zoom Instructions.

**Registration will close November 20th, 12pm Mountain Time. **

Zoom - Instructions HERE

Hosted by:
David Suprak, PhD, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, November 21 - Pacific Time Zone
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Online Check-in
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome and Introduction
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Programming Principles for Sports Performance
by Damien Fisher, MS, CSCS

Primary objectives
1. Introduce a system of principles for the development of a comprehensive year-round physical preparation plan.
2. Give a clear example of how to apply this system to the creation of a preparation program.
3. Provide data that shows the potential effectiveness of this system.
4. Discuss limitations and potential improvements.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Training From the Ground Up
by Dale Cannavan, PhD, CSCS,*D

1. Identify bones, joints and landmarks of the foot
2. Be able to identify different foot structures (pes planus to pes cavus)
3. Determine self-foot structure
4. Explore the foots impact on lower body mechanics
5. Explore the Windlass mechanism and it's role in location
6. Explore activities and exercises specific to foot type

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
General vs Specific In-Season Training for Footballers (Soccer): Literature Review & Training Recommendations
by JuanCarlos Perez, MS, CSCS, RSCC

This presentation will discuss general vs specific training in the context of sport, and practical recommendations on how program.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Benefits and Techniques of Performing the Olympic Lifts with Dumbbells
by Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA

In this session we will discuss the unique benefits dumbbells provide in the training programs of athletes. Following that we will describe how dumbbells can be programmed into the workout plan for athletes in a variety of sports for all ages and abilities. Finally we will demonstrate, and participants will have the opportunity to join in, as we progress through a variety of Olympic lifts performed with dumbbells.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Strategy for the Successful Remote Coach
by Alex Harrison, PhD, CSCS

1. Building business: volume first.
2. Retaining clients: response time and follow-through!
3. Serving clients well: Compassion, caring, and providing value.
4. Specific challenges to remote coaching: interpersonal connection, exercise technical execution.
5. Specific advantages to remote coaching: efficiency, volume, time-management, quality of info.

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
The Psychology of Injury
by Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle, EdD

At the end of the presentation, attendees will understand:
- the psychological factors that put athletes and exercisers at risk for injury and re-injury
- common psychological reactions to injury, including maladaptive behaviors that can be triggered by injury
- the effects that psychological interventions can have on recovery and treatment for injury

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Question/Answer Session with Speaker Panel
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM


Thru Nov 10 After Nov 10
NSCA Member Rate $65 $95
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $85 $115


  • Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment
  • Cancellation Policy

    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 the early registration date. NO REFUNDS will be given after the early registration date. 

    You can submit your request to: conferences@nsca.com  

  • CEU Options

    The NSCA has many virtual options to help you in obtaining the necessary CEUs to recertify.  Please check the Virtual Events page for the most up to date opportunities.

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  • Exhibitors

    Please email conferences@nsca.com for all exhibiting inquiries.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    As a registered attendee, will I receive a recording of the virtual event? 
    Yes. You will receive a recording within 1 week after the event to review anything you may have missed. You will have access for one year. 

    If I miss some of the virtual event will this affect my CEUs?
    No. You will receive a recording after the event to review anything you may have missed, therefore receiving the full Category A CEUs. 

    Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance? 
    Yes. A certificate will be emailed to you approximately 2 weeks after the event.

    How do I report my CEUs?
    The NSCA will automatically apply the CEUs to your NSCA Account. If you need to report CEUs elsewhere, you may use the Certificate of Attendance.

    Can anyone register for this event? 
    Yes. Anyone who is interested in an NSCA Event can register. 

    Do I need a Membership to register?
    No. You only need an NSCA Account to register. If you do not have one, you can create one for free.

  • Virtual Platform

    Zoom - Instructions HERE

    Your Zoom invitation will be sent to the email in your NSCA account the week prior to the event.  Be sure to check your spam folder.


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