ISA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Course (leading to NSCA Certification)

ISA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Course
(leading to NSCA Certification)

Course Overview
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCSs) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. They conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. Recognizing that their area of expertise is separate and distinct, CSCSs consult with and refer athletes to other professionals when appropriate.

Learning Outcome
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Structure and Function of the Muscular, Neuromuscular, Cardiovascular and Respiratory System
  • Bioenergetics of Exercise and Training
  • Endocrine Responses to Resistance Exercise
  • Biomechanics of Resistance Exercise
  • Adaptations to Anaerobic and Aerobic Training Programs
  • Age and Sex Related Differences and Their Implications for Resistance Exercise
  • Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance
  • Performance Enhancing Substances
  • Nutritional Factors in Health and Performance
  • Principles of Test Selection and Administration
  • Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests
  • Warm-Up, Stretching, Resistance Training and Spotting Techniques
  • Plyometric Training, Speed, Agility and Speed-Endurance Development
  • Periodization, Rehabilitation and Reconditioning
  • Facility Organization, Risk Management, Policy Development
    and Procedures Manual

Course Fees

SGD 2100.00

Fundings (Terms & Conditions apply):

  • SkillsFuture: Up to $1000.00 for Singaporeans 25 years and above
  • UTAP: 50% of unfunded course fees (before GST) for NTUC members with minimum 75% attendance rate, capped at $250.00/year for members below 40 years old, and $500.00/year for members 40 years and above

Continuing Education Credits (if applicable):

  • For NROC Coaches: 10 CoachSG CCE Hours awarded upon completion

Discounts
Receive special ISA discounts when you sign up with your friends! (Not stackable, the higher of the discount(s) will be applied)

  • Register within 2 Biz Days to receive a discount of $50.00
  • Register with a friend and receive a discount of $50.00 per person
  • Register with a group (min. 6 pax) and receive a discount of $100.00 per person
  • Referral Reward (Referrer & Referee) – $100.00 per person
  • NROC coaches receive a discount of 10%
  • At least a Bachelor Degree in any discipline OR Chiropractic / Medicine degree granted by an accredited institution
  • Valid CPR-AED Certification (you may obtain your CPR + AED certification with ISA at a subsidised rate, if you don’t already have one!)
This course is endorsed by NICA (National Instructors & Coaches Association)

This course is recognised for continuing education by CoachSG

Who is it for ?

People Who Take This Course

Aspiring Strength and Conditioning Specialists

Aspiring Strength and Conditioning Specialists

Sports Professionals working with Competitive Athletes

Sports Professionals working with Competitive Athletes

Next Intake(s)

Details
10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Jun 2024
5 Weekdays@ ISA Campus
Reg Deadline: 20 May 2024, 1800 HRS
15, 16, 22, 23, 29 Jun 2024
Sat & Sun @ ISA Campus
Reg Deadline: 25 May 2024, 1800 HRS

Student Review

Share your experience at IMSC
“I want to express my gratitude to Ms Thila and Mr Raymond, my lecturers, for their excellent class management. They are constantly eager to assist us, whether it is with schoolwork or our personal lives. This college provides an excellent learning environment, and I enjoy attending classes here. I have suggested this college to over 20 of my friends because I believe the experience I had here was both mind-opening and fruitful. In everything I do, I strive to be the best, and I am confident that I will achieve much more in the future!”

Saini Dharam Chand
Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Share your experience at IMSC
“The lecturers at IMSC were really helpful regarding the flow of the lessons. Mr Faizul coached me along my busy schedule and Mr Melvin helped me out when I missed some classes due to my hectic work load. Overall, IMSC was a fun and conducive study environment and I would recommend this course to someone who has a busy schedule too. As for the modules, they helped me considerably in my work as I was able to used what I learned and apply it to my job.”

Koh Ern Jui Leonard - Singaporean Football Club General Manager
Diploma in Sports Science & Coaching

Would you recommend the Diploma to other Sporting Athletes?
“Definitely. I think that within the time frame of the course, you can actually learn a lot. Also because it was online, it really benefitted me as I was overseas. I actually told many of my friends who have similar football goals as me, those that wants to go overseas, pause their studies, or play football and study at the same time. “

Ikhsan Fandi Ahmad - Singaporean Footballer
Diploma in Sports Science & Management

Would you recommend the Diploma to other Sporting Athletes?
“Yes, I’ve already been recommending them to my fellow athletes. As a footballer, our career will last about 10-20 years. It is really important get ourselves educated so we can continue to progress in the industry. IMSC’s schedule is really flexible and it supports athletes. Therefore it’s a great opportunity for all athletes to further their education while being a sportsmen.”

Madhu M Mohana - Singaporean Footballer
Diploma in Sports Science & Coaching

Course Schedule (Refer to Brochure for Specific Schedule)
35 hours over 3 weekends

  • 4 days x Theory Lessons, delivered via Zoom
  • 2 days x Practical Sessions, delivered at ISA Campus

Assessment (Refer to Brochure for Specific Assessment Details)

NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification Examination

  • 220 questions in 4 hours (2 parts)
  • Course administrator will purchase the examination ticket for all students during the 3rd weekend and from the date it has been successfully purchased, students will have 120 days to book and complete the examination on their own.

Materials to Receive

  • NSCA Essentials of Strength and Conditioning (4th Edition) (Soft-copy)
  • NSCA CSCS Study Guide (Soft-copy)
  • NSCA Examination Ticket (to be purchased for students by ISA)
  • 1 year NSCA Membership (to be purchased for students by ISA)

Certificate(s) to Receive
Upon Completion of the course, each participant will be awarded:

  • ISA Certificate of Completion for ISA Certified Strength and Conditioning Course
    (Upon completion of the course, participants will receive the above-mentioned certificate.)
  • NSCA Certificate for NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    (Upon passing the NSCA Certification Examination, students will be certified as a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and receive the NSCA Certificate.)

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    Enrolled: 15 students
    Duration: 35 hours over 3 weekends
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