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NSPA Online Education Platform
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Hands-On Workshops

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Upcoming NSPA CEU Classes
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  • Saturday, July 19- 1st Annual Maryland Sports Performance Workshop-7:45am-3pm – Launch Sport Performance in Rockville- Register info -Early Bird Thru July 12- $125- after $135 – 12 NSPA CEUs/ 5 NSCA CEUs – Click Here for an Event Brochure  Student fee $75 (MUST show Student ID at the event)
  • July 20- Stretch For Success – Olympus Gym – Sterling , VA – 10am-3pm – $90 – 10 CEUs – Registration Info
  • Aug. 9- HiiT -Leisure Fitness McLean, VA- 10am-3pm – $75- 10 CEUs - Registration Info
  • Aug. 23- Periodization- Wellness For Life- Laurel, MD – 10am-3pm – $75 10 CEUs - Registration Info
Baseball Injury Prevention and Peak Performance Workshop
 Baseball Injury Prevention & Peak Performance Workshop

With John Philbin, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the National, and NSPA founder and President. Sponsored By- Capital One Bank

 Workshop Includes: 

• Baseball-specific Strength & Speed Training w/

renowned professionals

• Batting Tips

• Agility & Power Development

• Shoulder Injury Prevention & Strength

• Importance of Nutrition & Supplementation

• Upper/ Lower Body Strength Position & Pitchers

• Program Sponsor Presentations

  • 8.5 hrs– 12 NSPA CEUs- by Jan 18 -$125 after $150 – Nationals Park
1st Annual Maryland Sports Performance Workshop
1st Annual Maryland Sports Performance Workshop

With John Philbin, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the National, and NSPA founder and President. TJ Burns, Liz Wheeler

 Workshop Agenda: 

7:45-8:00am Registration &Welcoming Reception

8:00-8:15am Staff Introductions & Workshop Goals

8:15- 9:45am Washington Nationals Strength & Conditioning Program Coach Philbin

9:45 – 10:00am Networking Break & Snacks

10:00-11:00am Sport Performance Nutrition -Dr. Liz Wheeler PT, PRC

11:00 – 11:15 Networking Break & Snacks

11:15-12:45pm Strength & Power Development for All Athletes –TJ Burns

12:45pm – 1pm  Networking Break & Snacks

1:00 -2:30pm Injury Prevention & Getting Back on the Field

2:30pm – 3pm  Closing Remarks and Q & A- Philbin, Burns, Wheeler

 

  • 6 hrs– 10 NSPA CEUs- Register by May 31 -$125 after $135 – Launch Sports Performance – Rockville, MD
Nutrition for Longevity

 Nutrition for Longevity

Instructor:Khalid McLeod, CCS, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Consultant

The Last module “Nutrition and Longevity” takes a step back and focuses more on the special population groups, including working with the elderly, and children, as well as young aspiring athletes.  We discuss needs for the elderly as their bodies mature physically and ware and tear become the norm.  For the children, we uncover certain myths and determine ideals for young aspiring athletes and growing  children. 

Topics Include:

  •  **  Review concepts from Part I and Part II modules
  •  **  The most important muscle (Heart)
  •  **  Arthritis and Chronic conditions, Such as CAD, PAD, and Diabetes.
  •  **  Nutritional needs for adolescents as they are entering into high school   sports.
  •  **  General recommendations vs. Sports Specific needs
  • ** Special needs for female athletes during menstruation and menopause
  •   ** Peer pressure and social physique anxiety
  •  **  Psychological aspects of fitness and sport

All 3 module courses(Nutrition and Weight Management, Optimal Nutrition,  and Nutrition and Longevity) will give you a better understanding of Nutrition and Wellness.

An exam will be accompanied with each and every course, eventually qualifying you as a level 1, 11, 111 weight management specialist through NSPA.

6 Hours – 12 CEUs- -Early Bird $130 – Regular Price – $160

HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training)

HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training)

 Instructor:Khalid McLeod, CCS, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Consultant

General Guidelines/Synopsis of the class: 4 hour format: Broken down into 60-90 minute lecture, and 1 hr. of demonstration and 2 hrs. of practical application for students. Students will learn HIT techniques using various modalities such as the ball, resist-a-ball , etc

4 Hours – 8 CEUs- -Early Bird $99 – Regular Price $125

Body Sculpting – the Hidden Art of Training

FitNez as a Lifestyle – Body Sculpting – the Hidden Art of Training

 Instructor:Inez Sobczak, 

Inez Sobczak, founder and master trainer at Fit-Nez, has over a decade of experience as an innovator in health and fitness. What began as a passion for sports and aerobics as a youth culminated in her founding of Fit-Nez, located in Arlington,Virginia.

She decided to turn her passion into a full-time mission by opening Fit-Nez.  Fit-Nez is a company offering personal training, meal planning, corporate wellness programs, contest preparation, boot camps and remote training.

In addition to successfully coaching her Fit-Nez clients, Inez holds over a dozen health, fitness and nutritional certifications; is a National Figure competitor; Gaspari Nutrition sponsored athlete; Marathon Competitor; and widely recognized expert in corporate wellness. She maintains a complete commitment to living the fitness lifestyle she imparts to her clients. “I’ve learned the small steps you can take to change your lifestyle, and I communicate those lessons to my clients. I encourage them to take their journey one day at a time”.

- See more at: http://fit-nez.com/about/#sthash.ogaxd8bX.dpuf

3 Hours – 6 CEUs- $90 

Advanced Programming

Advanced Programming and Program Design

 Instructor:Khalid McLeod, CCS, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Consultant

Program Design is a lost science/art in general training today. The premise with this class is to teach proper progressive overload with a variety of techniques and formats to teach trainers balance and overall progression to common and advanced clients. This class will focus on the development of programs based on clients wants and needs; the planning aspect based on time restraints and limited resources, as well as the implementation of various modalities and advanced overload techniques (AOT’s) that could be used when athletes face certain challenges or plateau’s in their Periodization training.

Each participant will be asked to participate in a variety of techniques and protocols and engage with other students on a number of different workout formats. Whether you are a body builder, conditioning specialist, or post-rehab specialist, proper progression overload cannot be overlooked or ignored. Open discussion will be encouraged.

 6 Hours – 12 NSPA CEUs – Early Bird Price $140 – Regular Price- $180
Cardiovascular Training & Conditioning

Cardiovascular Training & Conditioning

Instructor:Khalid McLeod, CCS, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Consultant

Lecture and practical components including:
  • Muscle Fiber and Make-Up
  • Aerobic vs. Anaerobic
  • Energy Systems
  • Practical Work with Treadmills and various dynamics
  • RPM vs. Mets.
  • Dynamic vs. Static Stretch
  • PNF Stretching

4 Hours-8 NSPA CEUs – Early Bird- $99 – Regular Price- $125

Stretch for Success

Stretch for Success

Instructor:Khalid McLeod, CCS, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Consultant

Learn Passive stretch, PNF Stretch, Dynamic stretch,  all in one workshop. 30 min lecture, a warm-up, all three modules and a cool down.

5 Hours-10 NSPA CEUs – Regular Price- $90
How to Influence People to buy Personal Training

NEW! How to influence people to buy personal training without sounding like a sales person. -

Instructor:Christopher Palmer - CSCS

Trainers don’t always like to sell or hate to sound like a sales person when talking to potential clients. This course will give trainers some tools to help sell personal training to prospective clients by finding out their explicit needs and goals while building a rapport with the client. And then CLOSE the DEAL!!!! We will also go over some marketing tools that will also help you get clients in front of you.

A must for all present and aspiring NSPA certified professionals!

 4 Hours – 8 CEUs- $110

How Core Aware are You?

How Core Aware are You?

Instructor: Khalid McLeod M.S., CCS, Personal Trainer, & Nutrition Consultant-

Learn all you ever wanted to know about the core. Learn about the skeletal system, the nervous system, posture and muscle imbalances, lumbar risks, progression in core strengthening, and exercises for improved core strength.

Put this all together and you wil be Core Aware! Take new exercises and a deeper understanding of why core strength is so important back to your clients! They will love you for bringing them new ab exercises!!!

4 Hours – 8 CEUs – $90

Kettle Bells, Stability Ball, Gliders and Medicine Balls

Kettle Bells, Stability Ball, Gliders and Medicine Balls

 Instructor:Lionel Francis, CPT

General Guidelines/Synopsis of the class: This Personal Trainer Hands on workshop teaches practical activities and skills to push the clients training experience to a higher level. We will be using different modalities such as: Kettle Bell, Glidders,  Medicine Balls and Stability ball.  Active participation is required.

4 Hours – 8 CEUs- -$125

Speed, Agility, and Quickness

Speed, Agility, and Quickness

Improving Your Neurological Function, Speed, and Efficiency

Instructor:Khalid McLeod, CCS, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Consultant

This class is designed to teach the athlete how to become a more explosive, powerful, and elusive runner. With this, there are 4 major concepts for the athlete that will be gone over in the class:

1) Dynamic Warm-up: Getting the athlete ready for competition in a non-static fashion, simply by moving kinestically through space.

2) Form Run Techniques: Taking the athlete’s natural gait and breaking it down systematically to make him/her more efficient with each step.

3)The Strength Component: which is needed to assist the athlete with generating more power in their 1st Step and beyond.

4) Plyometrics and Agility: which is a very important component for the athlete, in terms of controlling that explosiveness and then utiliziing and controlling it in a dynamic way so the individual becomes an overall better athlete.

4 Hours – 8 NSPA CEUs- $125

Performance Enhancement for Athletes and Personal Training Clients

Performance Enhancement for Athletes and Personal Training Clients (Agility and Core)

Instructor: Khalid McLeod, M.S., CCS, Personal Trainer, & Nutrition Consultant

This class is designed for Personal Trainers and Conditioning Specialists who wish to improve speed and neuromuscular skills in their athletes and advanced clients. Participants will learn how to challenge their keen sense as well as implement proper progression of fundamental drills to be used to formalize a Periodization protocol for training. Regardless of sport, whether it’s anaerobic or aerobic, explosiveness or endurance, improved agility is imperative for today’s athlete.

This class will teach a hands on approach and attention to detail for coaches and their respective athletes in various segments which will include:

  • Dynamic Warm-up
  • Form-Run Drills
  • Agility Progression
  • Pre-hab and Core

A must for Personal Trainers, Conditioning Coaches, and Coaches who are trying to take it to the next level.

4 Hours- 8 NSPA CEUs- $125

Nutrition and Weight Management

Nutrition and Weight Management- Certification

Instructor: Khalid McLeod, M.S., CCS, Personal Trainer, & Nutrition Consultant

This gives the trainer/student an overall understanding about the basics of Nutrition and the physiology of the body during digestion and thermogenesis.  Also, current trends in Nutrition and Health and FDA and RDA guidelines. 

Topics Include:

  • **  Direct/Indirect Colorimetry
  • **  Metabolic Equations
  • **  Complex vs Simple Carbs
  • **  Glycemic Index
  • **  Complete vs. Incomplete proteins
  • **  Saturated vs Unsaturated Fats
  • **  The importance of Fiber 
  • **  The Role water plays in the body and Digestion
  • **  Current FDA and RDA guidelines and more

All 3 module courses(Nutrition and Weight Management, Optimal Nutrition,  and Nutrition and Longevity) will give you a better understanding of Nutrition and Wellness.

An exam will be accompanied with each and every course, eventually qualifying you as a level 1, 11, 111 weight management specialist through NSPA.

Six Hours- 12 NSPA CEUs-Early Bird $130 – Regular Price – $160


Optimal Nutrition for the Optimal Athlete

Optimal Nutrition for the Optimal Athlete 

Instructor: Khalid McLeod, M.S., CCS, Personal Trainer, & Nutrition Consultant

n this 2nd module, “Optimal Nutrition”, we continue on the discussion of the importance of nutrition and weight management.  In this course we start to learn more towards the advanced client and/or athlete, who is really trying to take their body to the next level.  For adult workout enthusiasts to the athletes who train at the highschool level and beyond,  there are certain needs that have to be met to continue to stay at or near a  competitive level.

   Topics include:

  • ** Review of all concepts of Module 1
  • ** High Performance Carbs vs. Fibrous Carbs.
  • ** Insulin sensitivity
  • **  Insulin spiking
  • ** Complete vs. Incomplete proteins
  • ** Healthy Fats for metabolizing stored Fat
  • ** Pre and Post meal requirements
  • **  The Role of Amino Acids and lean mass production
  • **  Food labeling and Hidden Agendas

All 3 module courses(Nutrition and Weight Management, Optimal Nutrition,  and Nutrition and Longevity) will give you a better understanding of Nutrition and Wellness.   

An exam will be accompanied with each and every course, eventually qualifying you as a level 1, 11, 111 weight management specialist through NSPA.

 

Six Hours – 12 NSPA CEUs –Early Bird – $130 – Regular Price $160

Periodization

Periodization

Instructor: Khalid McLeod, M.S., CCS, Personal Trainer, & Nutrition Consultant

The goals of the periodization workshop series are to assist the trainer/conditioning coach in making decisions on a long-term training plan that encompasses goals and objectives designed systematically to progress the athlete from one phase to the final stages accounting for certain variables, such as frequency, intensity, time, and type (F.I.T.T.), in order to progress the client/athlete to reach ultimate success. and more..

4 Hours- 8 NSPA CEUs – $125

 


 

 

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