New Mexico 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.

April 06, 2024 | Albuquerque, NM | 0.6 CEUs Category A


UNM - Johnson Center
200 Cornell Dr
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Hosted by:
Justin Schwind, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F


Event Itinerary - Saturday, April 6
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration / Breakfast
7:45 AM - 8:15 AM
Self-Regulation: Integrating Foundational Skills Into Training
by Noah Sachs, EdD, CSCS
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of how conscious breathing techniques can effectively shape and regulate our psychophysiological state
  • Learn how to integrate self-regulation training into an overall training program
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Bulldozing Emotional & Social Barriers Limiting Youth Athletes in Sport & Life (lecture)
by Christopher McQuilkin, MS, CSCS
  • Define social emotional development stages that drive the emotional quotient of youth athletes
  • Identify character and emotional deficiencies in an athlete and team through sports practice and strength training
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Bulldozing Emotional & Social Barriers Limiting Youth Athletes in Sport & Life (demo)
by Christopher McQuilkin, MS, CSCS
  • Practice movement solutions that empower and expand individual and group emotional capacity
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Programming Plyometric Variations With Multi Sport and Multi Season Athletes
by Matthew Flores, MS, CSCS

The objective of this presentation is to learn to improve programming plyometrics or jumping variations through the various changes in an athletes yearly competition cycles.

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Implementing a Year Round Strength and Conditioning Program at the High School Level and Lessons Learned
by Robert Phillips, MS

Explore the transformative journey of implementing a year-round strength and conditioning program at the high school level through this comprehensive overview. Delve into the challenges faced, victories achieved, and invaluable lessons learned in establishing and sustaining a robust physical fitness program. Gain insights into the positive impact on student athletes, the collaborative efforts involved, and the strategies employed to overcome hurdles. 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Enhancing Performance Through Resonant Frequencies and Numerical Sequencing
by Cory Bell, CSCS
  • Introduce what effect resonant frequencies can have on the human body in relation to performance
  • Bridge the gap between the external world and internal world of the human body
  • Introduce numerical patterns that are represented in nature and how they correlate to rep schemes and programming
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Assessing and Programming for Endurance
by Jason Ralya, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F
  • How to assess endurance athletes for programming
  • Types of workouts to prescribe endurance athletes
  • Various program design for endurance
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Strategic Nutrition Integration for Enhanced Performance, Longevity, and Injury Recovery: Beyond the Hype
by Julia Zalewski, MS, RD, LD, CSSD
  • Differentiate between evidence-based practices and hype surrounding nutritional approaches for performance, longevity, and injury recovery
  • Cultivate a deeper understanding of the long-term impact of strategic nutrition integration on overall well-being and athletic longevity
  • Gain insights into the role of nutrition in promoting longevity and supporting the body's natural recovery processes
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Optimizing Performance: The Conjugate Method for Tactical Excellence
by Jonathan Erskine, MS
  • How to safely and effectively apply training protocols
  • Understanding recovery principles
  • Utilization of special exercise
  • Understanding various types of methods within the system (i.e. maximal effort method, dynamic effort method)
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Preparing for the CSCS Exam
by Shon Meyer, MS, CSCS,*D
  • Provide a general overview of the CSCS exam content and structure
  • Understand the value of the CSCS credential and its applicability within the field of human performance
  • Explain study and preparation resources available for those wishing to sit for the CSCS exam
  • Review the registration process and pre-requisites required for the CSCS exam
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Moving From Post Injury and Return to Play: The Vital Role of the Strength and Conditioning Professional
by Scott Revels, MS, CSCS
  • Understand the stages of grief due to injury
  • Understand the importance of the performance professional during the rehab process
  • Review and clarify role of performance professional during transition from rehab to return to play
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Advisory Board Roundtable Q&A


Thru March 26 After March 26*
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).

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