Nevada 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.

November 20, 2021 | Las Vegas, NV | 0.7 CEUs Category A


The Institute
7155 S Buffalo Dr #165
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Hosted by:
Leo Lozano, MS, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, November 20
7:45 AM - 8:15 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome / Opening Remarks
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Core Competencies of Strength & Conditioning and Their Application for the MMA Athlete
by Matthew Crawley, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC, Bo Sandoval, MS, CSCS, RSCC*D, and Kyle Larimer, MS, CSCS, RSCC

1. Fundamental movement literacy skills & qualities required for MMA S&C
2. Programming progression and regression specifics
3. Strategies that are objective- and purpose-driven to maximize athletic potential

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Discipline Your Dedication - Action, Adversity & Advancement
by Kelly Dormandy, MEd, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
1. Turn your struggles into triumphs: This section will detail my career path, which started with changing majors 3 years through my business degree when I suffered a career ending neck injury.
2. Coaching vs Training Philosophy: This section will share my personal philosophies, highlight the differences between the two and how they complement one another for ultimate success.
3. What's your why?: This section will touch on my personal evolution as a Coach, which began with my chasing championships.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (Red-S): A Syndrome of Low-Energy Availability & How to Avoid It
by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN, CSCS

Objectives, participants will be able to:
1. Identify symptoms and consequences of Red-S
2. List similarities of Red-S and typical dieting practices
3. Understand strategies that may aid in preventing Red-S

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Break (not provided)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
How to Build Acceleratioin: A Systematic Approach to Developing Acceleration
by Sandor “Manny” Manuel, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
1. Developing a baseline understanding of the biomechanics involved in acceleration (what it is and its importance in sports)
2. Systemized approach to building movement proficiency in acceleration (arranging drill work and progressions into a plan of action)
3. Weight room considerations to improve the strength capacities that contribute to acceleration

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Power of Joint Centration & How to Design Programs to Achieve It
by Rocky Snyder, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

Learning Objectives:
1. Provide the participants with a basic understanding of ideal posture alignment and joint centration.
2. Participants will understand how traditional programs can drive structure away from centration and potential limit performance and increase likelihood of non-contact injuries.
3. Participants will be able to take information and apply it immediately to their clients and athletes.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Strategic Business Growth Through Services Marketing
by Matt Parvis, MS, CSCS, RSCC*D

Learning Objectives:
1. Customer Segmentation and Service Quality
2. Customer Expectations and Perceptions
3. Relationship Marketing, Complaint Behavior, and Service Recovery
4. Employee and Customer Roles in Service Delivery
5. Positioning and Marketing Communications


Thru Nov 9 After Nov 9*
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).

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:
    Leo Lozano, Nevada State Director
    Phone: 408-406-5708 or

    Las Vegas, NV Contacts:
    Emergencies: 911

    Closest Hospital:
    Dignity Health - St Rose Dominican Hospital
    8280 W Warm Springs Rd
    Las Vegas, NV  89113
    Phone: 702-492-8000

    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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