Strength and Conditioning Certification Dedicated to Tactical Communities Approved for Post 911 GI Bill

Service Members Now Eligible for Reimbursement

October 30, 2017

Colorado Springs, CO – Service members seeking a strength and conditioning certification to train their peers can now utilize the Post 911 GI Bill to obtain the only nationally-accredited certification dedicated to the challenges and demands specific to tactical communities.  The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F) certification will provide the necessary tools for eligible participants to train Service Members to increase performance capabilities, recognize and correct patterns related to injury propensity (the potential for injuries to occur), and to build resiliency throughout their career. The foundation of the TSAC program’s education and training is designed to be a force multiplier and force extender to our nation’s Armed Services.  The certification is evidence and science-based and has been developed in close coordination with strength coaches, researchers, and educators working within the military. The TSAC-F and other NSCA certifications are also great for Service Members who are transitioning out of the military.

“This is an exciting time in the evolution of the TSAC program. We have seen a steady increase in the number of participants in not only our TSAC program conferences and trainings, but an additional increase in participation from within the tactical community in our other certifications and credentials”, says Tyler Christiansen, NSCA TSAC Program Manager.

NSCA is the only certifying organization recognized as a DoD approved credentialing resource (DODI 1015.10, MCO 1700.29, etc.) that has a program dedicated to the tactical community.  Required documentation (pre-filled) and guidance can be found on the NSCA TSAC program website at  Consult with your Post 911 GI Bill rep for details on eligibility.

For more information, contact the NSCA Certification Department at 800.815.6826 x 201 or

 About the National Strength & Conditioning Association

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit professional association founded in 1978 and is dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning profession around the world.

The NSCA advances the profession by supporting strength and conditioning professionals devoted to helping others discover and maximize their strengths. The organization disseminates research-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, and continuing education opportunities. The NSCA community is composed of more than 45,000 members and certified professionals who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength coaches, personal trainers, and other roles in related fields.

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the NSCA serves as a valuable resource for its members, the fitness industry, general public, and the media. The association provides a wide variety of resources and opportunities designed to strengthen, build, advance, and unify.

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