South Carolina 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.

March 25, 2023 | Lexington, SC | 0.8 CEUs Category A


193 Litton Dr
Lexington, SC 29073

Hosted by:
Joni Boyd, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Abstract Presentations


Event Itinerary - Saturday, March 25
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
Opening Remarks / Welcome
8:00 AM - 9:25 AM
Long Term Athletic Development Model: Speed, Agility, & Quickness
by Andrew Caldwell, PhD, CSCS, RSCC*D

Learning Objectives:
• How to develop physical literacy for a school district through a systematic & vertically aligned curriculum
• Practical drills for movement, speed, agility, and quickness

9:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Plyometric Road Map: Foundations, Progressions, & Regressions for the Explosive Athlete
by Jena Ready, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Setting the foundation/where to start
• Extensive vs. intensive plyometrics
• Exercise progressions & regressions
• Prescription and application

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Improving Speed, Agility, and Power With Short and Long-Term Nutritional Strategies
by Anthony Paradis, MS, RDN, LD, CSSD, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss speed, agility, and explosiveness obtained through changes in body size and composition
• Identify strategies with nutrient timing and supplementation to support speed/agility/power training and competition
• Understand the concept of logic models as a way to plan, program, and evaluate initiatives
• Use templates provided to develop a sports nutrition initiative for your team

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided) / Poster Session
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Coach’s Eye for Explosive Athletic Movement: Critical Skills to Improve Movement Efficiency
by Gary Hazelwood, MEd, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Develop a baseline thought process for movement
• Test your coach's eye alongside your peers
• Discuss return-to-play related to movement training

2:05 PM - 3:30 PM
High Speed Running & Return to Play: Milestones for Athlete Health & Performance
by Thomas Barbeau, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Improve the understanding, and increase the coach's toolbox, regarding athlete return-to-play using a running based approach
• Enhanced "coaching eye" when viewing sprint drills and high-speed running

3:35 PM - 5:00 PM
Velocity Development for Sports: Breaking Down the Speed Development Process
by Karim Abdel Wahab, USATF

Learning Objectives:
• Identify specific points of speed development for explosive athletes
• Discuss elements of the speed process critical for success
• Strategies to improve velocity development for explosive athletes

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Closing Remarks
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Social Event


Thru March 14 After March 14*
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $105 $145

*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


Comfort Suites

325 West Main St | 803-996-2000

$129 per night + tax if booked by 2/23/23 | Mention NSCA Group for rate


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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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