Strength and Conditioning is becoming an increasingly popular topic in both educational settings and with practicing professionals. Improving an athlete’s ability to perform a sport is a highly sought after trait by many practitioners and the NCSF provides cutting edge, evidence-based information, directly applicable for individuals from personal trainers to collegiate strength coaches.
Upon registering for the course, candidates will receive the Advanced Concepts of Strength & Conditioning Digital Textbook, e-Learning access including over 300 instructional and how-to videos, and practice exams. The program is set up to allow you to progress through the subject areas at your own pace, using the quizzes and activities to assess your knowledge. After completion of the activities present on the e-learning component and rehearsal with the practice exams, candidates will be prepared to take the NCSF-Certified Strength Coach (CSC) Exam and Certification.
Upon enrollment, candidates will have six (6) months to schedule and take the final Exam. Students should expect, on average, to take approximately 2-4 months to study the materials prior to final exam.
The interactive e-Learning platform includes learning goals, course notes that correspond with each study area, as well as a variety of question and answer activities that promote learning the advanced concepts presented in the textbook. Each lesson is completed with an “assess your knowledge” component, consisting of multiple choice questions that correspond to the content presented on the NCSF-CSC Exam. Furthermore, the online platform includes over 300 instructional videos, which cover the large variety of performance based drills and lifts illustrated throughout the text, offering an easy reference tool for any strength coach or personal trainer.
The CSC practice exam contains over 200 multiple choice questions that reflect the content areas of the NCSF-CSC Exam. The practice exams can be accessed directly from your account online, and can be attempted multiple times, with a variety of questions being presented in a unique fashion on each attempt. Students who perform well on the practice exams should be well prepared to take the NCSF-CSC Exam.
The NCSF Advanced Concepts of Strength and Conditioning textbook contains 18 chapters and is over 650 pages, providing an evidence-based, in-depth look at the primary topics in the field of strength and conditioning. The text begins with an overview of strength and conditioning, identifying key elements in sport-specific needs analysis and an in-depth look at performance assessment. From there, the book will cover biomechanics, corrective exercise, sport metabolism, and nutrition/ergogenic aids before delving into performance preparation. The remaining chapters provide increasingly up-to-date and evidence-based information on technical and programmatic considerations of strength and conditioning. Accompanying the hundreds of exercises and drills described in the textbook are online video instruction, contained in the e-learning supplement.
The NCSF-CSC course is designed to prepare students for the NCSF-CSC Exam. Successful completion of the examination is required to obtain the certification. The examination is administered by appointment at over 1,000 test centre locations operating in 83 countries as well as online. Please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to one of our advisors to schedule your exam.
The examination is comprised of 150 multiple choice questions. Candidates must achieve a score of at least 70 to earn NCSF-CSC status.
TAKING THE EXAM ONLINE (SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS)
To take the certification exam remotely you will need to ensure your computer meets the following system requirements:
• Operating System: Windows 7 or Higher, Mac OS 10.13 or Higher
• Web Browser: Current version of chrome
• Internet Connection Speed: 0.5 mbs or greater
• Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 is the minimum resolution required
Upon successful completion of the NCSF-CSC Exam, the NCSF will mail your certification package which should arrive within two weeks of exam completion. Your certification package includes a certificate suitable for framing that indicates you have met the standards set forth by the NCSF Board for Certification for the CSC credential.
The NCSF-CSC course itself is available to all candidates interested in learning more about the field of strength and conditioning. In order to take the NCSF-CSC Exam, individuals must have obtained the FSSA/NCSF-CPT certification or any other NCCA/EREPS accredited personal trainer certification. In the absence of an NCCA/EREPS accredited personal trainer certification, candidates with a college degree would be qualified to sit for the NCSF-CSC Exam. If you have any questions about eligibility, please contact us at +91-8800254226