The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is honored to announce the celebration of the 25th anniversary of NSCA Japan, the NSCA’s longest tenured affiliate partner.
June 24, 2016
Colorado Springs, CO – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is honored to announce the celebration of the 25th anniversary of NSCA Japan, the NSCA’s longest tenured affiliate partner. This long-term partnership will be formally celebrated at the 39th Annual NSCA National Conference in New Orleans, LA during the annual Awards Banquet on Friday, July 8. On hand for the ceremony will be NSCA Board President Dr. Gregory Haff, NSCA Japan Board Members Kazuhiro Yonezawa and Tomoko Kitami, and NSCA Japan Executive Director Ryoji Abe.
In 1991, a small group of members from Japan set out to form the first international NSCA affiliation dedicated to supporting the NSCA’s mission and its development of the strength and conditioning professional. Since that first year, the membership has grown from less than 100 to over 5,500 members today. In addition, NSCA Japan has made tremendous advancements and contributions to the strength and conditioning profession in Japan including:
NSCA Japan’s work is only just beginning and plans are in place to continue its significant contributions for the next 25 years with endeavors and projects that include:
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