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CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

Digital

3 NCSF CEUs (Ethics)

Become familiar with WADA regulated class III drugs – anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS). Learn what they do and how they function.

Learn the purpose and function of anabolic steroids including both anabolic and androgenic effects, ratio, and ergogenic benefits. This course identifies dosages, magnitude of effects and what are commonly stacked for performance relative to sport. It also identifies which drugs aromatize and which have the most dramatic effects.
List Price:$89.00
Digital

2 NCSF CEUs (Ethics)

All professionals should understand how to be the best in their field and identify what it takes to be a true professional.

Being professional not only improves one’s ability to stand out in the work place it also increases the likelihood of professional success. Learn the different aspects of being professional and the attributes that make-up the industries best practitioners. From the development of standards and guidelines to established best practices, learn right from wrong to expand your professionalism and success.
List Price:$59.00
Digital

4 NCSF CEUs

The development and maintenance of quality muscle requires time and effort. Learn the dietary strategies and supplements that truly work to build and maintain muscle.

This course will provide the dietary know-how for using energy and non-energy supplementation to build muscle including type, time, and daily dosages. Using the latest research and clinical data you will learn the best dietary methods to add lean mass and support ongoing performance adaptations.
List Price:$119.00
Digital

2 NCSF CEUs

Considering starting your own business? This first course in our three-part business series lays out a path to success. Do not venture forward without this “must have” information for all entrepreneurs.

The decision to start your own business is both exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. Learn what you “must know” before taking the plunge as an entrepreneur. Whether starting a side hustle or a full-fledged corporation with visions of franchising, the information presented in this course will help set you up for success.
List Price:$59.00
Digital

2 NCSF CEUs

Setting yourself up for optimal success occurs in the early stages of business management. This includes elements such as naming your business, registering it, understanding trademarks, setting up a financial system, acquiring correct insurance coverage and filing for appropriate permits. Find out how this is best achieved in the third part of our “Business 101” series.

The decisions at the start of your business can determine your immediate and long-term success. Learn how to name, register and protect your brand and assets, as well as how to legally hire employees, set-up your business finances and acquire the proper insurance coverages. This course takes you step-by step to ensure your set-up filings are correct and explains how to discern the right commerce options to make your business thrive.
List Price:$59.00
Digital

2 NCSF CEUs

Once you have decided to start a business, you will then need to set yourself up for success. An important part of the equation is determining your business structure. The second part in our business series will help you decide if you should function as a sole proprietor or a partnership, or if you are best served starting a limited liability company or corporation. This decision is a very important one for liability and taxation reasons.

This course looks at the benefits and risks of setting up a business structure. It reviews full liability and limited-liability business structures. Should you start an LLC or a simple corporation or is a limited liability partnership a better solution? Learn the tax implications, costs, and management requirements for all for profit US businesses.
List Price:$59.00
Digital

1 NCSF CEUs

Gluten has been receiving significant amount of negative media attention over the past several years. Inspiring some concerns centered on its consumption but is this basic grain protein really a negative nutrient or is it simply getting a bad rap? Learn why gluten has become a household name and why it may be a relevant factor in the diet.

Weight gain, bloating irritable bowel have all been associated with gluten. But what really is this grain protein and is it in fact a problem in the diet? Learn about where gluten comes from, why it is common in foods and who needs to consider making dietary adjustments regarding its consumption.
List Price:$29.00
Digital

3 NCSF CEUs

Find out all this hormone-like vitamin can do for your body and the evidence between adequate consumption and health.

Get all the nutritional facts and none of the fiction as you learn the types of vitamin D, how its processed and where to get it in foods. This course covers the metabolism, signs of deficiency, and consumption levels along with the research findings of each purported claim. Find out why nutrition experts have been touting the importance of vitamin D sufficiency for lifelong health.
List Price:$89.00
Digital

3 NCSF CEUs

These agents are designed to eliminate unwanted weight and promote improved body composition. Learn what over-the-counter supplements and drugs work and which just leave you with a heavy price tag.

People have been looking for the miracle cure for being overweight and obese. Identify what legal products work and how they function albeit metabolic enhancement, appetite suppression or as an energy blocker. This includes foods, supplements and drugs all purported to help one lose weight. The safety and efficacy of each weight loss agent is also covered.
List Price:$89.00
Digital

1 NCSF CEUs

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) has become a popular marker of health and can be measured by many different wearable devices. Sports, wellness, and performance coaches and exercise professionals should understand the basics of this fascinating phenomenon. Learn how HRV indicates internal stress and how the information can be used to improve health, performance, and recovery.
List Price:$29.00
Digital

4 NCSF CEUs (Ethics)

CBD and medical marijuana have become an ever-increasing legal alternative to traditional medicines for sleep, anxiety, and recovery. The cannabinoids have been cited to promote health and are now being researched as a possible medicinal aid for other pathologies.

This course covers the emergence of cannabinoids as a pharmacological aid used for a host of ailments including depression, sleep disorders, anxiety, inflammation and seizures. It also reviews medical marijuana’s use as a prescription medication and novel uses in an evolving area of medicine. Learn about human and phyto cannabinoids, the science behind the effects, how it is produced, common ratios and the psycho-physiological outcomes associated with each. The legality of use is also reviewed at both the state and federal levels.
List Price:$119.00
Digital

1 NCSF CEUs

For hundreds of years athletes have experimented with recovery tactics to improve strength, size and performance. Learn what techniques works and those that are a hoax – you’ll be surprised.

From water therapies and cupping techniques to kinesiotape, athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike spend time, money, and resources to optimally recover from training and distress. This course dispels the myths and identifies exactly what works based on the science. Covering taping, massage, acupressure, scraping, release therapies, temperature therapies, percussion guns and much more – all research based in this instructional program
List Price:$29.00
Digital

1 NCSF CEUs

The lunge exercise has significant utility when used correctly. Learn the nuances that can be exploited for significant improvements in mass, function, and performance. Additionally, the program content looks at how movement and loading diversity can improve your training outcomes.

This course looks at static, dynamic and ballistic lunge activities for mobility, strength, and power. It explores multi-planer lunges including use of the training vectors and identifies the common limitations to effective training. Learn the specifics of recruitment and adjustments that make this exercise a staple of variety in your programs.
List Price:$29.00
Digital

1 NCSF CEUs

The group of exercises referred to as deadlifts should be a staple of any resistance exercise program. Learn how to make this collection of lifts generate significant returns on your fitness and performance goals.

The deadlift is a high utility lift with the ability to promote both functional strength and power. When correctly performed this group of exercises has significant transfer to health, fitness, and performance activities. While seemingly easy to learn most individuals fail to execute these lifts correctly – find out why.
List Price:$29.00
Textbook, Exam

3.5 NCSF CEUs

Ensure that you know the latest scientific research and application with this increasingly popular recovery tool. Step-by-step instructions cover the most effective techniques available to improve recovery and tissue preparation.
List Price:$89.00
Textbook Exam

4.5 NCSF CEUs

With detailed instruction to over 115 exercises, learn the science behind suspension training and how to integrate it into your program design.
List Price:$119.00
Learn how to advance human performance for competition and high level fitness. This innovative exam prep course and hands-on workshop provides progressive, evidenced-based applications and cutting edge tools to maximize athletic performance. Under the guidance of expert NCSF instructors, participants learn, perform, and coach corrective exercises, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, and velocity-based SAQ training.

The certification exam can be taken online or at your local testing center.
List Price:$999.00$599.00
Textbook, Exam

4.5 NCSF CEUs

Functional Training for Sports is the ideal course for any exercise professional looking to advance their knowledge of functional training. The book’s focus is on improving sport performance by providing information on screening, exercise execution and programming that allow any trainer to quickly and easily implement a more functional approach to their exercise prescription. With an emphasis on exercise progressions, coaches learn how to teach athletes simple movements and their more difficult variations that relate to athletic performance, making this the ideal course for any coach or trainer looking to expend their work with athletic populations.
List Price:$109.00
Textbook, Exam

3.5 NCSF CEUs

This course provides Personal Trainers with an excellent resource to break down the complex process of assessing posture. In-depth procedures and detailed illustrations guide students to master the concepts and apply the results to assist clients manage muscular or fascial imbalance. Students do not need any formal anatomical schooling to understand and use the illustrations throughout the textbook covering body landmarks and postural variations. This course provides guidance in identifying common postural forms and interpreting those observations. The information obtained from this program is ideal for any Personal Trainer looking to add specifics to their functional testing and exercise screening programs.

List Price:$89.00
Textbook, Exam

3.5 NCSF CEUs

Fighting sports often require additional insight to create a successful exercise program. This course uses detailed images, exercises, and training programs to help the Exercise Professional deliver maximal results in minimal time.
List Price:$89.00
Textbook, Exam

3 NCSF CEUs

The NCSF Strength Band Training continuing education course presents fitness professionals with over 160 exercises and predefined fitness and sport-specific workouts for endurance, power, and rotational sports. The program illustrates how strength bands aid in the development of strength, speed, and power and provide benefit to individuals of varying needs and abilities.


The course is designed to teach you how to apply resistance in multiple planes of motion to simulate sport-specific demands, improve core stability, and assist in injury prevention or recovery.

List Price:$79.00
As an NCSF certified professional you have the opportunity to take the hands-on workshop as an educational review and gain seven (7) NCSF CEUs towards re-certification. Work alongside our expert instructors throughout the two-day, weekend seminar and participate for a knowledge and technical skill review.
List Price:$159.00
Textbook, Exam

4 NCSF CEUs

The NCSF Sports Injuries continuing education course addresses over 130 common injuries that affect the clientele of the practicing personal trainer. The course provides detailed descriptions of common causes, injury identification cues, explanation of symptoms, full-color anatomical illustrations, treatment options, and a plan for returning to action quickly and safely. The course was developed with the input of 25 leading sports physicians and therapists and contains additional coverage on conditioning, body maintenance, and nutrition to assist in injury management

List Price:$99.00
Textbook, Exam

4.5 NCSF CEUS

The NCSF Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness CEU course was developed by top sport and conditioning experts that present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs available to maximize athletes’ innate movement capabilities. This textbook allows you to see exactly how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills to improve athletic performance. The course includes sample training programs for numerous sports and contains 195 drills, many of which are fully illustrated, while the most complex drills and useful tests to track athletic skills and progress are featured in the online video library.

List Price:$119.00
Textbook, Exam

3 NCSF CEUs

The Strength Ball Training CEU course examines the use of training balls in the development of strength, power, coordination, balance, and core stability. The use of exercise balls allows individuals to train the body as a linked system rather than targeting muscles in isolation.

List Price:$89.00
Textbook, Workbook, Exam

4.5 NCSF CEUs

Plyometrics is an essential part of strength and conditioning programs for the top athletes in nearly every sport. High-Powered Plyometrics provides the most systematic, comprehensive, and practical study of plyometrics available and can give you performance gains you never thought possible through 77 advanced exercises for explosive sports training.


High-Powered Plyometrics takes you step-by-step through high-level plyometric training, beginning with an understanding of the principles of how and why plyometrics works. It details proper training techniques and equipment, safety and injury prevention, and targeted training drills to develop your lower, middle, and upper body. You also get advanced tips to take you to the elite stages of training with discussions on periodization, long-term planning, and progression training. More than 360 textbook photo illustrations as well as supporting video instruction provide 77 exercises to increase lower-, middle-, and upper-body power. Exercise descriptions and intensity guidelines provide step-by-step instructions to ensure correct technique and proper workload.

List Price:$119.00
Textbook, Exam

7 NCSF CEUs

This cutting edge course is designed to provide professionals with the most recent research findings in low back function. Utilizing the latest in risk assessment, load measurement and preventive measures, Low Back Disorder is a must for any professional looking to increase their knowledge on evaluating lumbar spine stability, developing exercise programs as well as integrating advanced exercise techniques…more
List Price:$199.00