Florida State Clinic + FCL Course / 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.

October 21 - 22, 2023 | Windmere, FL



Windermere Preparatory School
6189 Winter Garden Vineland Rd
Windermere, FL 34786

Hosted by:
Dominic Rondinelli, MS, CSCS,*D,


Windermere Preparatory School
6189 Winter Garden Vineland Rd
Windermere, FL 34786

Hosted by:
Dominic Rondinelli, MS, 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.

Register today as spots are limited. || NSCA members: $150 / Non-members: $200 || Earn up to 2.0 CEUs


Event Itinerary - Saturday, October 21 - FL State Clinic
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration / Welcome & Introductions
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
From the Ground Up--Growing a Grassroots Youth Athletic Development Program
by Andrew Pichardo, PhD, CSCS,*D, CPSS, RSCC*D & Lesley Sommerfield, PhD, CSCS
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Snooze to Success: Revealing the Link Between Sleep and Supercharged Performance
by Jacob Behara, CSCS
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mindset & Resilience Strategies for Optimized Athletic Performance
by Tunde Szivak, PhD, CSCS,*D
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Teaching & Implementing the Pull Pop Into Your Athletes Training Program (hands-on)
by Graham Anderson, MS, CSCS
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
How to Gain Buy-in & Support for Your S&C Program From Your Athletes, Parents of Athletes, Coaches and Admin
by Micah Kurtz, MS, CSCS,*D
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch (provided by Clean Eatz)
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Integration of New and Innovative Training Tools Into Traditional Settings (hands-on)
by Dan Palacios & Andrew Harvot
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Motivational Interviewing for Health and Wellness Goals
by Maria Sosa, MS
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Optimizing Female Athlete Performance with Nutrition and Recovery
by Erica Suter, MS, CSCS
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Blood Flow Restriction Resistance Exercise and Application to Athletic Populations
by Michael Perlet, MS, CSCS
3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
The Benefits of Implementing Hill Training Into Your Performance Program (hands-on)
by Matthew Krause, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E
3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
Risk vs Reward: Programming Olympic Lift Alternatives (hands-on)
by Chyenne Pump, MS, CSCS
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Increasing Lethality and Survivability With the Tiered Tactical Training App
by Donald Bigham, MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D, RSCC
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Recovery: The Role of CBD and the Minor Cannabinoids
by Susan Hewlings, PhD, RD
5:50 PM - 6:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Event Itinerary - Sunday, October 22 - FCL Course
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
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 and Wrap-up
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Performance Assessment


Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South

4955 Kyngs Heath Road, Kissimmee, FL


Please mention code "NSCA23" for discount.


  Thru Oct 10 After Oct 10* FCL 10/22 (add'l)
NSCA Member $85 $125 $150
Student $30 $40 $150 or $200
Non-Member $105 $145 $200

*If sufficient quantities are unavailable, onsite and late registrants may not receive lunch, t-shirt. (if applicable)(clinic only) 

Register online above or use our PDF registration form and email to conferences@nsca.com


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    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.

    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. 

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

  • 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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