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From the Field Two-Part Series: Part 2 – Perspectives on Alternative Licensure Programs (ALP) from a Current Full-Time High School Strength and Conditioning Coach and Former ALP Participant

April 26, 2024

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This article focuses on providing first-hand insight into the alternative licensure program (ALP) route from a current coach in the field.

Coaches Professional Development Alternative Licensure Program High School Physical Education

Using Age-Specific Benchmarking of Performance Measures to Create Individual Strength and Conditioning Programs

July 1, 2016

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Learn about processes of data collection and presentation, and how to use the data to individualize athletes’ training. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference, Kevin Paxton demonstrates an age-specific long-term athletic development (LTAD) syllabus for soccer players.

Coaches Exercise Science Program design LTAD Athletic Development Age Specific Training Youth Soccer

Implementing Core Training Concepts into Strength Training for Sport

August 1, 2020

Article

This article provides an understanding of the role the core plays during execution of athletic movements, as well as provides evidence-based concepts that help to strengthen the core and maximize movement performance.

Coaches Program design Oblique Rectus Abdominis Pelvic Floor Core Stabilizers The Kinetic Chain

Online Training – Recommendations for Improving Fitness in Athletes and General Population

February 19, 2021

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In this article, personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches will learn how Football Club of Mumbaikars has worked to maintain and even improved the fitness profile of its athletes using this online training protocol, and provide a template for how to apply this protocol to the general population.

Personal trainers Program design Muscular Endurance Anaerobic Capacity Pandemic Psychological Preparedness Online Training

LTAD Track: Pillars of the Upcoming Position Statement on Long-Term Athletic Development

July 31, 2016

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Examine the scientific rationale underpinning the 10 pillars of long-term athletic development proposed in the recently published NSCA position statement. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference, Rhodri Lloyd demonstrate how the scientific principles surrounding the 10 pillars of long-term athletic development can be applied by coaches in a practical setting.

Coaches Exercise Science Program design periodization LTAD Athletic Development Youth Training

An Applied Five-Week Off-Season Strength and Conditioning Program for Collegiate Female Volleyball

October 22, 2018

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This article provides a narrative of the effects of a five-week strength and conditioning program on collegiate female volleyball athletes and shows the potential benefits that may occur in lower-body performance.

Coaches Program design Volleyball Off Season Training Female Athletes

An Applied Five-Week Off-Season Strength and Conditioning Program for Collegiate Female Volleyball

October 29, 2018

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This article provides a narrative of the effects of a five-week strength and conditioning program on collegiate female volleyball athletes and shows the potential benefits that may occur in lower-body performance.

Coaches Program design Female Athletes Volleyball Off Season Training

NSCA’s Coaching Podcast, Episode 4: Lance Walker

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Lance Walker, Global Director of Performance at Michael Johnson Performance (MJP), talks to the NSCA Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Scott Caulfield, about being unselfish in your work, developing your people skills in order to be a better coach, and mapping out your professional path.

Coaches Professional Development

What is the Catch? Clarifying Weightlifting Exercises and Terminology

January 1, 2013

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This article covers commonly used terminology from United States of America Weightlifting (USAW), plus it contains illustrations of the basic positions for weightlifting exercises.

Coaches Exercise Technique Program design Olympic-style weightlifting power snatch squat weightlifting clean and jerk snatch

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Eleiko becomes an Official Sponsor and Performance Center Supplier and Announces the Eleiko Equipment Grant for Inner City School’s Weightlifting Clubs

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