What it is
The NASE Certification Program prepares applicants as Specialists in Speed and Explosion and the coaching and training of athletes and teams in the techniques of speed improvement for their sport.
Who is it for
The program is designed for:
- University, High School and Middle School team sport coaches
- Strength and Conditioning Coaches
- Youth Sports Coaches
- Fitness Specialists
- Personal Trainers
- Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Physical Education, Coaching, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Recreation, Athletic Training, and Fitness and Wellness
How to prepare
The National Association of speed and explosion provides unique approaches for applicants who are seeking to complete the certification exam through a self study approach.
The self-study approach allows applicants with a strong background in athletic performance to prepare for the exam on their own and take the exam at a test site.
Exams are held 3-4 times each year in over 30 states.
What You’ll Learn
Learn how to implement and prepare speed improvement programs specific to a sport or athlete. Implement nutrition plans using basic sports nutrition for speed improvement training for all types of athletes. The training techniques will include foundation training, speed-strength and power training, plyometrics, sports loading, speed endurance training, sprinting form and technique and sprint-assisted training. Program design includes planning, periodization, individual and team schedules, and sample workouts in the preseason, in-season, and post season periods.
How to do it
Choose your preferred mode of preparation for the exam: