Learn how to use sprinting as a means of screening athletes for power, strength, range of motion, and coordination. In this session from the NSCA’s 2018 National Conference, Derek Hansen also identifies appropriate sprinting and running mechanics for optimizing performance and minimizing injury, and outlines a process for using sprinting as a return-to-play modality for soft-tissue and joint injuries.
Personal trainersCoachesProgram designTesting and EvaluationReturn to PlaySprintingAthlete ScreeningRange of Motion
Dr. Andy Galpin, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Sports Performance at California State University Fullerton, talks about the impact of fitness technology on coaching, and how you can master the technology, in this session from the NSCA’s 2018 Coaches Conference.
Personal trainersCoachesProgram designFitness TechnologyAthlete Monitoring
In this video from the NSCA’s 2018 Coaches Conference, sports performance coordinator from Salisbury University, Matt Nein, describes what mental toughness is, skills associated with mental toughness, and how to develop this attribute in athletes.
CoachesExercise ScienceNutritionProgram designMental SkillsMental ToughnessPsychological Skills TrainingPSTAthlete Development
Perry Castellano, CSCS, RSCC*D, spoke at the NSCAs 2013 Coaches Conference about the 10-hour day, providing reviews and excerpts from Vern Gambettas article,Strength by Design,originally published in Training Conditioning.
CoachesOrganization and AdministrationProfessional DevelopmentMLBProggramingperiodizationVern Gambetta
Understand the relationships between different testing variables and what they mean. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 Coaches Conference, Bryan Mann explains how to use various equations from research to garner deeper insights into commonly collected data.
In this video from the NSCA's 2013 National Conference, Dr. Rhodri Lloyd, Senior Lecturer in Physiology and Health at Cardiff Metropolitan University, talks about planning for long-term athletic development.
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesProgram designOrganization and AdministrationLTADlong-termlong term athletic developmenttraining athletes
In this video from the NSCA's 2014 Movement Performance Clinic, Gray Cook, OCS, CSCS, introduces the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and discusses the importance of testing and assessing your athletes' and clients' ability to move well.
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designFMSfunctional movement screen