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NCSF Certified Strength Coach (Voucher Included)  

This course is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully pass the NCSF Certified Strength Coach (CSC) Exam and work safely and effectively as a Certified Strength Coach.

What you will learn

  • Learn how to manage performance assessments for elite athletes and lead their program development
  • Discover the science behind sports nutrition and ergogenic aids for sports performance
  • Learn the foundations and techniques of Olympic weightlifting as well as training methods for endurance sports
  • Discover the theories and concepts for speed, agility, and quickness training
  • Examine considerations for programming for training, sports performance, and rehabilitation

How you will benefit

  • Discover the secrets to achieving and maintaining elite athletic performance
  • Acquire the knowledge you need to pass the NCSF-Certified Strength Coach (CSC) exam and be on your way to a fun, lucrative, and satisfying career
  • Learn how to develop custom exercise programs for a variety of specific sports
  • Understand how to best avoid injuries and learn the latest science and methods behind rehabilitation training


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. You will receive access to the digital edition of the following textbook:

  • Advanced Concepts of Strength & Conditioning

The NCSF Certified Strength Coach (CSC) course will prepare you to sit for the NCSF-CSC exam and to become employed as a strength coach. This educational course will cover all relevant content areas including performance assessment and evaluation, biomechanics, sport metabolism, nutrition and ergogenic aids, training techniques for athletic performance, and injury prevention. You will be able to develop exercise programs for a variety of specific sports and will acquire a deeper understanding of the role that various training techniques and energy systems play in the proper training of an athlete.

In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively screen and evaluate an individual and to develop a specific, individualized exercise prescription or program based upon their evaluation. You will learn how to properly program, instruct, and spot exercises geared toward athletic performance. This will include drills for speed, agility, quickness, and weightlifting techniques. You will understand the importance of periodization and conditioning for strength and endurance athletes.

Upon completion of this course, you will have learned all the necessary content to pass the NCSF-Certified Strength Coach (CSC) exam and to practice safely and effectively as a strength coach. This course includes a voucher that covers the fee of the exam.

  1. Performance Assessment and Evaluation
    1. Introduction to Strength and Conditioning
    2. Sport Analysis for Program Development
    3. Performance Assessment for Elite Athletes
    4. Sport Biomechanics
    5. Integrating Corrective Exercise
    6. Sport Metabolism
  2. Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids
    1. Sport Nutrition
    2. Ergogenic Aids for Sport Performance
  3. Training Techniques for Athletic Performance
    1. Performance Preparation
    2. Foundations and Techniques for Olympic Weightlifting
    3. Theories and Concepts for Speed, Agility and Quickness Training
    4. Technique and Instruction for Speed, Agility and Quickness Training
  4. Advanced Programming for Sport
    1. Considerations for Programming
    2. Programming for Sport Performance
    3. Periodization Methods for Sport
    4. Conditioning for Intermittent Sports
  5. Injury Prevention and Return to Competition
    1. Injury Prevention and Return to Competition
  6. Sport Metabolism
  7. Biomechanics

This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.


NCSF Certified Strength Coach (Voucher Included)
Item: 202003CTP21690  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $595.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.

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