In this hands-on lecture from the NSCA's 2014 TSAC Conference, Lee Burton talks about the need to remedy mobility dysfunction in tactical athletes, and discusses the Functional Movement System and programming functional exercise progressions.
Jeff Carroll talks about his experience working with the tactical population and some of the key areas that tactical facilitators need to be aware of in training and testing for this population, in this session from the NSCA’s 2018 TSAC Annual Training.
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This session from the NSCA’s 2015 TSAC Annual Training provide examples of how different agencies (i.e., fire, military, and police) have implemented legally defensible fitness tests. Previous experiences will be shared as well as general recommendations on how to implement a scientifically-based testing battery.
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Chris Frankel, Head of Human Performance for TRX Training, spoke at the NSCA's 2013 TSAC Conference on training tactical athletes with limited resources and space. In this hands-on presentation, Chris performs exercises using the TRX Suspension Training System.
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Learn to design programs that prioritize a soldier’s needs above all else. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Nate Palin explains how to develop an athlete assessment and training continuum that reduces bias.
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In this video from the NSCA's 2013 TSAC Conference, Paul Davis, PhD, of the First Responder Institute, talks about the physical demands of the firefighting profession while posing the question, could it be one of our last demanding occupations?
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In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Tim Doyle teaches about the complexity of developing tests and standards for tactical populations and the importance of sound science backing the tests and standards.
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In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Rob Hartman identifies areas of focus for programming conditioning, and provides insight into how to utilize percent-based programming for conditioning both aerobic and anaerobic efforts.