SPEED SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION COURSE
A certification granting course covering all aspects of speed development. The course is designed for strength and conditioning coaches who wish to gain training and certification in the design and administration of speed development training for all sports. This is not a track and field based curriculum, the course covers applications of acceleration, speed and multidirectional speed training in a way that is applicable to any athletic situation. Topics covered include speed/power based neurophysiology, biomechanics, acceleration and speed development exercises, long term and short term program design, and study of periodizational models for strength, fitness and mobility that accelerate speed acquisition.
COURSE OFFERINGS and Registration
Course tuition is $150 for early registration. Late or on-site registration cost is $180 when available. These courses often fill weeks in advance, and on-site registration may not be available.
Certification is granted by the USTFCCCA for successful completion of all course requirements.
The Speed Specialist Certification is valid for five years from the date of successful completion of the course and all of its’ requirements. Certification can be maintained by repeating the course and again successfully completing the course and all of its’ requirements.
Course Instructor – Boo Schexnayder
To gain certification, students must successfully complete an exam and submit an assigned training design project within a specified time period following the on-site portion of the course.