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The Mississippi State University Strength and Conditioning Staff are hosting:The 2011 Mississippi State University Strength & Conditioning Clinic


WHERE: Holliman Center (Crane Theatre, Rouse Weight Room, and Shira Turf Room)

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Starkville, Mississippi, home of the 'Bulldogs" is appelated after Revolutionary War General John Stark, who at the battle of Bennington said...."Tonight the American flag flies over yonder hill or Molly Stark sleeps a widow." Ironically General Stark and Head Coach Dan Mullen both grew up in the same town, of course several generations apart!

WHEN: Friday, February 25th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm and  Saturday, February 26th 7:30 am - 4:00 pm


“Mississippi State University is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers.”


CSCS / NSCA-CPT Continuing Education Units .8
Mississippi State University Continuing Education Units .8 (This will cost an additional $20 on the day of the clinic.)
BOC / NATA Continuing Education Units 8

Schedule: Friday Feb. 25th

Time                            Topics and speakers
5:00-6:00 PM                Early Registration / Check – In
6:00-6:30 PM                In-Service Strength & Conditioning Session
Chad Smith, Mississippi State University
James Townsend, Mississippi State University

 6:30-7:30 PM                In-Service Strength & Conditioning Session

Matt Balis, Mississippi State University,Director of Strength and Conditioning 

7:30-8:00 PM                Chalk Talk Session

Mississippi State University Strength & Conditioning Staff  


Saturday Feb. 26th

 7:30-8:15 AM                Registration / Check - In                  
8:15-8:30 AM                Introduction and Welcome
Matt Balis, Mississippi State University, Director of Strength and Conditioning
8:30-9:30 AM                Strength Training
Mike Gittleson, Former Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Michigan for 30 years

9:40-10:40 AM              Marshall Football Strength and Conditioning 

Frank Piraino, Marshall University, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football

10:40-11:40 AM            Total Developmental Movement Package for Football

Jeff Connors, University of  North Carolina, Director of Strength and Conditioning

11:40 AM-1:00 PM         Lunch Provided / Sponsor Demos / Vendors

1:00-2:00 PM                Metabolic and Complex Training Systems  

Scott Kellar, Xcel Performance, Director of Performance

2:00-3:00 PM                Looking at Program Design Ideas for Sports Year Around 

Michael Doscher, Valdosta State University, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach        

3:00-4:00 PM                Train Like You Play - Sport and Position Specific training with the MORR System

Chip Smith, Competitive Edge Sports,    
Registration: $75.00 (Mail-in) (due 2/9/11):
Registration Students: (Show ID) $45.00 (Mail-in) (due 2/9/11):
Refunds equal to 50% of registration fee (before 2/16/11).  No refunds will be honored after 2/16/11.

Make Checks or Money Orders Payable to:
Mississippi State University
Send Registration to: (due 2/9/11):
Matt Balis, Mississippi State University
Director of Strength and Conditioning
Holliman Center
P.O. Box 5327
Mississippi State, MS 39762

For More Information Contact:
James Townsend, Mississippi State University
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Phone: office (662) 325-8582
Fax: (662) 325-5145
E-Mail: jtownsend@athletics.msstate.edu

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