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NSCA Ohio State Clinic

NSCA Ohio State Clinic
May 19, 2012


Ohio State University
Ohio Stadium Huntington Club
411 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Tom Palumbo, CSCS

0.8 NSCA
8.0 BOC

Check-in & On-site Registration
Welcome Introduction
Tom Palumbo, OH State Director
Michael Johnson Performance: Sport Relevant Performance Training
Bryan McCall, CSCS
MJP training philosophy and training methods for operating a performance training system that is both fundamental in the development of athleticism and how the system transfers to sport.
Teaching and Coaching the Olympic Lifts in a Large Group Setting
John Spurlock, MS, CSCS
How to prepare interns to coach Olympic lifts and how to progress incoming athletes through the Olympic lifts.
Team Based Speed Training
Ron McKeefery, MA, CSCS,*D
An in-depth look at the organization and implementation of the Volunteer football offseason speed training. The weekly progression will be discussed.
Lunch (provided for pre-registrants)
An Update on Exercise Physiology
Mike Gittleson, MS
The latest findings in exercise physiology and how it effects us.
Roundtable Discussion
Developing the Contact Athlete
Chip Morton, MA, CSCS
Preparing the athlete for contact sports. Presentation to include exercise progressions for strength, hypertrophy, and movement development.
Implementation of Functional Movement Patterns and Correctives in the Sports Performance Setting
Kristin Holbrook, DPT, CSCS
Briefly outline the FMS, correctives philosophy and give a few examples of correctives, and then discuss how to implement it with a large number of athletes.
Designing a Speed Training Program for the High School Sports Team
Adam Kessler, CSCS
How to put together a speed program for high school sports teams when dealing with limited time and multi-sport athletes.

Please call 800-815-6826 if you require special accommodations. Topics and speakers subject to change without prior notification. This clinic may have hands on sessions.

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Closed And Open Chain

Open kinetic chain exercises of the lower limb are movements, where the distal segment is unloaded and free to move. The opposite is true of closed kinetic chain exercises, whereby  there is enough resistance to prohibit free motion.

Closed kinetic chain exercises are movements such as squats, Pendulum Squat Pro, leg presses and lunges, while open chain exercises are actions like leg curls, leg extensions and the Pendulum Reverse Glute Ham.

The kinetic chain can be understood as interrelated joints and body parts working with one another during motion. This creates a chain of events that affects the movement of neighboring joints and segments.

The advantage of open chain movements is that they tend to be better at isolating muscle and often are selected for specific rehabilitation and used to accentuate performance. While closed chain movements in general would be classified as more functional and closely approximating movements that are used in sport and daily life.

Pendulum Reverse Glute Ham Machine

Open Chain Reverse Glute Ham

Pendulum Power Squat Pro

Closed Chain Pendulum Power Squat Pro

Pendulum Power Squat Pro XT

Closed Chain Pendulum Power Squat Pro XT

Arkansas Baseball Weight Room
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2-for-2 Method

Some trainers, coaches and athletes use what is called the 2-for-2 Method for increasing training load. The rule is if the trainee can perform two or more repetitions over one’s ‘repetition goal’ in the last set of an exercise, for two consecutive workouts, the weight is added for that particular exercise the next training session.

Bench Rep