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Virginia State Clinic

October 3, 2020 @ 7:15 am - 4:45 pm

$30 – $130

The NSCA wants to assure you that your health, safety and well-being is our highest priority. We have determined it best to change the format to a virtual event via Zoom. We will notify you by e-mail with more details. Please visit the link below for Zoom Instructions.

Hosted by:
Barry Parker Phd, CSCS,*D

Event Itinerary – Saturday, October 3 – Eastern Time Zone
7:15 AM – 7:45 AM
Online Check-in
7:45 AM – 8:00 AM
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
How Wellness Creates a Physically Literate Culture for All
by Rick Howard, DSc, CSCS,*D, FNSCA
Attendees will (1) Learn how to integrate the eight dimensions of wellness into program design, (2) Delineate the construct of physical literacy and how it leads to physical activity for all, and (3) Recognize how to focus on all dimensions of health and wellbeing for all clients.

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Walk Before You Run: Understanding the Basics of Gait for Optimal Program Design
by Rocky Snyder, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Participants will gain a better understanding of the gait cycle and joint mechanics. Attendees will rethink how they prescribe exercises to clients in relation to how they fundamentally move. Participants will come to realize that the selection of exercises can improve or reduce performance knowing the difference will be a game changer.

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Successful Components of Senior Fitness Programming on an Individual and Group Level
by Kate Foley, MS, NSCA-CPT
This session will cover the development of facility program planning (both daily classes and annual programing cycles), needs, goals and physical assessments specific to seniors and elderly, and clinical considerations for clients and classes.

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Preparing the Rotational Athlete
by Asau Rodriguez, MS, CSCS
This hands-on demonstration will look at the needs of a rotational athlete and identify tools and solutions that can be used to address each component.

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
A Versatile, Evidence-Based Programming System for Busy Strength & Conditioning Coaches
by Mike Caro, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC
This session will present a straightforward approve for program design that incorporates all major aspects of training in such a way as to not only improve performance, but enhance recovery at the same time; allowing for greater effort in the next training session. The efficiency of this model will help busy strength coaches to design weekly programs quicker and more completely.

1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Deceleration and Landing Skills: Building the Brakes
by Matt Ibrahim, MS
This presentation will address the importance of deceleration, force absorption, and landing mechanics in athletic performance. Programming considerations for your athletes will be addressed as well as hands-on training application and coaching walk through.

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Progressing Fitness and Nutrition Through the Stages of a Firefighter’s Career
by Megan Lautz, MS, RD, LDN, TSAC-F and Kate Dennison, MS, TSAC-F
Attendees will be able to (1) Identify health risks of structural firefighters, (2) Recognize the challenges that present at each phase of a firefighter’s career, and (3) Recall realistic interventions designed to improve firefighter health.

3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Panel Discussion with Presenters
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM


October 3, 2020
7:15 am - 4:45 pm
$30 – $130