Phase 1 Strength & Conditioning Course

First Phase Of Your Strength 
& Conditioning Qualification

Course Overview

Course Background:

The Phase 1 S&C course is an introductory-level course and is the first phase of the National Certificate in Strength & Conditioning (NCSC) qualification. On this 3 day course, participants will learn the fundamental principles of Strength & Conditioning in preparation for working with individual athletes, players and team sports. It is the starting point for anyone seeking to upskill in Strength & Conditioning or begin their journey to becoming a qualified S&C coach.

Phase 1 will teach you how to deliver your Strength & Conditioning coaching using a systematic approach. Participants will learn how to implement and apply various methods of training to enhance athletic performance. To become NCSC qualified, participants must begin with the Phase 1 Course, progress onto the Phase 2 Course before taking their NCSC exam to become a qualified Strength & Conditioning coach.

Inside The Phase 1 Course

Lecture & Practical Sessions:

The Phase 1 Course provides expert instruction on the systems and methodologies for Strength & Conditioning through three days of classroom lectures, small-group coaching sessions, and coach-led workouts. The Phase 1 Course environment and all aspects of the course are supportive of all levels of participants, from the absolute beginner to the more experienced.

Lecture Sessions:

Phase 1 course lecture sessions include:

  1. S&C system of training & methodology
  2. Acceleration speed
  3. Olympic lifting for sports performance
  4. Program design
  5. Linear periodization

Practical Sessions:

Phase 1 course practical sessions include:

  1. Fitness testing and profiling
  2. Movement screening and correctives
  3. Acceleration speed
  4. Coaching the Clean & Jerk
  5. Plyometrics

Course Information

Course Content:

Some of the topics delivered on the Phase 1 S&C Course includes:

  • EPI system of training & methodology
  • Movement screening & correctives
  • Performance fitness testing & profiling
  • Linear & multidirectional speed
  • Olympic lifting & plyometrics
  • Energy system development (ESD)
  • Program design
  • Linear periodization

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this course the participant will:

  • Apply a system of training to their strength & conditioning coaching
  • Conduct a movement screen and fitness assessment
  • Gain a range of practical coaching skills
    • Warm up protocol
    • Acceleration speed
    • Clean & jerk
    • Muscular power plyometrics
    • ATP-CP energy system enhancement
  • Formulate programs to improve strength endurance, hypertrophy, max strength and power
  • Create programs to develop linear and multidirectional speed
  • Devise a linear periodization plan

Course Fee & Registration

Course Fee:  €595 €495

Course Accreditation:

NSCA CEU Approved Provider
ACE Approved

Education Partners:

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