Age-Specific Speed Development: “Can You Make My Kid Faster, F ... Learn practical programming ideas to implement in youth speed training programs. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference, Lance Walker explains how to leverage the differences between starting, acceleration, and maximum velocity dynamics (movement preparation) and plyometrics. Learn about the most common errors made by young athletes when training linear speed with practical tools, teachings, and contextual cues. Fundamental Principles of Upper Body Training: Pushing, Pullin ... Identify common misconceptions related to shoulder function and learn about the process of improving shoulder mobility, stability, and strength. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 Personal Trainers Conference, Lee Burton, PhD, provides easy-to-prescribe screens and exercise progressions to improve and maintain shoulder function. Programing for the Special Forces Community In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Jeff Nichols teaches how to properly program for the Special Forces community, as well as common mistakes in doing so. He also explains the difference in programming for selection versus post-selection.
    Programming Tactics for Speed/Power Athletes Training toward t ... Learn about programming tactics you can use for your strength/power athletes who are preparing for the 2018 Olympic Games. Brad DeWeese, coach for several Team USA athletes, shares his first-hand experience preparing athletes for the Olympic Games in this session from the NSCA’s 2018 Coaches Conference. Teaching Models for Effectively Coaching the Training Client Learn how to cultivate a client-centered coaching mindset. In this session from the NSCA 2017 Personal Trainers Conference, Matt Berenc, Director of Education for Equinox Fitness Training Institute, explains how to create an optimal learning environment for the client in the training session and develop an authentic coaching presence and style that meets the needs of both the client and personal trainer. Scientifically Defensible Physical Testing for Tactical Operat ... 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.
    General Physical Preparation Requirements for Swimmers Learn training principles for general physical preparation of swimmers, and understand how to utilize weekly planning to best aid in the expression of physical performance. Keenan Robinson also discusses how to differentiate between readiness strategies to best apply stress in this session from the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference. Rebel Sport: Integrating Strength and Conditioning into Non-Tr ... Learn how to evaluate the performance model of non-traditional, freestyle sports, and subsequently design the preparation framework that will positively influence performance. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference, Jeremy Sheppard explains how to provide an effective training environment that is embraced by the athletes, as well as the mindset of athletes who are rule makers and rule breakers, not rule followers. Compartmentalizing Physical Training: Examining and Organizing ... 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.