ASCA Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach Accreditation Course
Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
Multiple Locations▸ Australia
32 Hour face-to-face theory & practical course + assessment
The ASCA Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach Accreditation Course (ASCA Level 2 Course):
Is an ASCA and NSCA accredited course.
Is aimed graduates of the ASCA Level 1 Course, intermediate S&C coaches, post graduates from sports science and related courses, prospective semi-professional and professional S&C specialists at Senior Levels.
Provides participants with an advanced level of knowledge and skills to plan, conduct and design S&C programs to physically prepare advanced level athletes to improve performance across a wide range of sports.
Consists of 32 hours, across 4 days, of face-to-face theory & practical plus additional theory & practical pre-and-post-course assessment.
Participants must be >18yrs of age.
Plan and implement the integrated training year, monitor training and include seasonal periodisation, incorporating stages and physical competencies for long term athlete development, for a variety of sub-elite and semi-professional sports.
Determine and apply an advanced level of coaching skills applicable to an S&C Coach.
Implement performance tests and test batteries for different sports and different levels of athletes.
Interpret results and adjust training accordingly.
Outline the concept of general, special and specific training methods with regards to strength development.
Design and implement a resistance training program to improve sports performance in sub-elite and semi-professional athletes/teams.
Outline the concept of general, special and specific training methods with regards to speed development.
Apply training methods to increase reaction, agility, acceleration, speed endurance and maximum velocity.
Define and apply energy system conditioning programs required for sports performance across a wide range of sports.
Plan and implement necessary training strategies to improve energy systems using a wide range of modalities.
Comprehend the physiology of stretching and factors that limit flexibility.
Design and apply a flexibility training program that will improve athlete performance and reduce the incidence of injury.
Define the processes of warm-up and cool-downs in athletic performance outcomes.
Implement a variety of recovery methods that aim to decrease fatigue and avoid over-training, whilst increasing or maintaining athletic performance in their athletes.
Outline scope of practice for S&C Coaches in relation to nutritional advice.
Summarise the SDA and AIS recommendations for enhancing sports performance built upon basic health guidelines.
Define AIS supplement recommendations.
Apply for this learning
Registration details available via the ASCA website.