Rob Orr, co-lead of Bond University’s Tactical Research Unit, explains the differences in load carriage requirements and contexts between different tactical forces, and how to prepare tactical personnel for load-carriage tasks. This session from the NSCA’s 2018 Tactical Annual Training also looks at how to employ fitness assessments to determine future load carriage requirements.
TSAC FacilitatorsProgram designTesting and EvaluationLoad Carriage
Captain Tony Soika, MS, CSCS, TSAC-F, speaks at the 2013 National Conference on what it takes to become a tactical strength and conditioning coach. In this first of four videos, Tony reviews the importance of leadership.
TSAC FacilitatorsProfessional DevelopmentStrength and ConditioningCoaching;TSACTactical
Learn how to design programs with maximal effect within the tactical population. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Cal Dietz explain differences between tactical and conventional athletes and identifies the six performance qualities needed by tactical athletes. CEUs available.
TSAC FacilitatorsProgram designstrength and conditioningathlete conditioningsports performance
By examining a practical approach to programming fundamentals based on a needs analysis and training objectives relative to the program, a foundational plan can be laid that may lead not only to the appropriate progression of a given officer but also to the mutual satisfaction of the trainer and trainee alike.
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.
TSAC FacilitatorsProgram designTesting and EvaluationTSAC-FTacticalProgram DesignTestingMilitary
Examine the benefits of heavy effort training and where it fits in a tactical training program. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 TSAC Annual Training, Matt Wenning explains a safe and effective approach to training tactical athletes using maximum effort training.
TSAC FacilitatorsExercise ScienceExercise TechniqueProgram designresearchstrength and conditioningDr. Brian Schillingdatareal life applicationathletic development
From the 2019 Tactical Annual Training, Rob Orr, co-lead of Bond University’s Tactical Research Unit, explains how the backs of tactical personnel can be compromised. He also details the systems that affect the back and how to construct programs to optimize physical conditioning and reconditioning.
TSAC FacilitatorsExercise ScienceProgram designBasic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or DiseaseLower BackLower Cross SyndromesBack PainForce TransferTactical Personnel