Washington 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.

May 18, 2024 | Mill Creek, WA | 0.8 CEUs Category A


Henry Jackson High School
1508 136th St SE
Mill Creek, WA 98012

Hosted by:
Federick Brooks, MS, CSCS,*D



Event Itinerary - Saturday, May 18
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
The Fitness Industry’s Forgotten Population
by Ryan Lockard, CSCS,*D, CSPS,*D
  • Awareness of unserviced niche market
  • Solutions to barriers trainers may face serving this population
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Creating and Maintaining Culture in the Weight Room
by Zack Losack, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F
  • Why do we care?
  • Culture: what is that and how do we build it?
  • Leadership from the coach
  • Leadership from the athlete
  • Combining the levels of leadership and how that facilitates culture
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Establishing a Sports Science Foundation: How to Use Free Tools to Be an Effective Sports Scientist
by Craig Lane, MSc, CSCS
  • Define what sport science is and what sport science is not
  • Understand simple statistics to analyze performance data and provide actionable insights
  • Explore tools to analyze and visualize performance data
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Help Prevent Injuries and Recover Faster With Five Principles of Sports Recovery
by Jenny Mapes, CSCS

Participants will learn how to quickly apply these techniques in their day-to-day activities with clients and athletes. This presentation will combine lecture with simple hands-on activities. Participants will leave with a firm grasp on latest research, and why recovery should be emphasized in each of their client/athlete interactions.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Tools for Fostering the Internalization of Motivation for Your Population
by Jonah Pellett, MS, CSCS

The presentation aims to establish the connection between the athlete's innate preference for task or ego orientation and how the facets of SDT interact with that preference and our actions as coaches to promote the progressive internalization of motivational sources for various pursuits.

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Blood Flow Restriction Resistance Exercise and Applications to Athletic Populations
by Michael Perlet, MS, CSCS
  • What blood flow restriction exercise is
  • What should be known about blood flow restriction exercise to maximize its use
  • How blood flow restriction should be programmed for athletes based on current research recommendations
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Streamlining Your Movement Assessments
by Emma Schmid, CSCS

This presentation is about improving your movement assessment process. We need efficiency during the intake process and need to be exacting with the methods we choose to get a snapshot of the client in front of us. The solution: starting with a global picture and following with a joint-by-joint approach using some of the FRC principles. This presentation will help you create your own movement assessment framework.

4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Simplifying Training for Tactical
by Travis Barrett, MS, CSCS

The attendee will learn a simple framework that is used with the tactical population. We will discuss principles, methods, and how to individualize and flex the framework to fit an individuals needs. We will discuss common injuries seen in the military and how we address those. We're going to learn a little bit in the lecture hall and then transition to the weight room to see how to actually apply it.

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM


Thru May 7 After May 7*
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 conferences@nsca.com.


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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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