Delaware/New Jersey/Pennsylvania State Clinic / IN-PERSON

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.

December 04, 2021 | Wilmington, DE | 0.6 CEUs Category A


Location (corrected street number):
Chase Fieldhouse
401 Garasches Ln
Wilmington, DE 19801

Hosted by:
Julia Olsen, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F
Joe Lopez, CSCS,*D, RSCC
Hayden Gerhart, PhD, CSCS, TSAC-F


Event Itinerary - Saturday, December 4
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Building a New Normal: Strategies to Develop Athletes After the COVID Shutdown of 2020
by Jim Griffin, MS, CSCS

The focus of this presentation will be to identify how athletes have changed since the shutdown of 2020 and how as coaches and trainers we can best help our players return to a high level of performance.

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Comprehensive Program Design for the Law Enforcement Officer
by Keith Burns, MS, CSCS

Attendees will get an overview of the unique physiological demands placed on law enforcement officers, along with a comprehensive periodized program that includes power, strength, speed/change of direction, and conditioning techniques to optimize officer performance.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Performance Beyond Body Composition
by George Dobbins and Julia Olsen, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F

Objectives: 1. Discuss stories from 15+ years in the fitness industry 2. Review local individuals' motivation to exercise 3. Evaluate techniques for creating buy-in beyond weight loss

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
From Coach to Author: Writing and Publishing a Book as a Strength Coach
by Angelo Gingerelli, MBA, CSCS

Objectives: 1. Teach strength coaches how to approach the publishing industry 2. Writing a proposal 3. Getting attention from publishers and agents 4. The writing process 5. The editing process 6. Negotiating a book deal 7. Marketing, Sales and Advertising

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Mindfulness: Secrets to Peak Performance
by Arianne Missimer, DPT, RD, CSCS

Objectives: 1. Explore the Polyvagal theory 2. Learn practical ways to cultivate mindfulness in your clients, patients and athletes 3. Help your athletes improve focus and their inner game to maximize their performance

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Integrating Competitiveness Into Your Strength Program to Upgrade Success
by Micah Kurtz, MS, CSCS,*D

Objectives: 1. Demonstrate how competitions in your program can increase buy-in, improve attendance, and fuel your athletes competitiveness 2. Attendees will leave with a better understanding on how to implement these in their own program


Thru Nov 23 After Nov 23*
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 and email to


  • Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment

    National Strength and Conditioning Association is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and discrimination-free experience for everyone at NSCA events. NSCA seeks to provide an event environment in which diverse attendees may learn, network and enjoy the company of colleagues in a professional atmosphere. NSCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of attendees in any form.

    To report an incident or problem at NSCA's 2021 Nevada State Clinic:
    NSCA Onsite Contact:
    Julia Olsen, Delaware State Director
    Phone: 302-363-3379 or

    Wilmington, DE Contacts:
    Emergencies: 911

    Closest Hospital:
    ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital
    4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd
    Neward, DE  19718
    Phone: 302-433-1000

    Policy & Procedures
  • 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. 

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Will I receive the speaker PowerPoint presentations?
    If they are available, you will receive them via email within 2 weeks after the event.

    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.


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