About the NASE Certification Program
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 the NASE Certification Program is for
The NASE Certification Program is designed for:
- university, high school, and middle school team sport coaches,
- strength and conditioning coaches,
- youth sports coaches,
- fitness specialists,
- personal trainers, and
- undergraduate and graduate students in physical education, coaching, kinesiology, exercise science, recreation, athletic training, or fitness and wellness
What You Will Learn
By the end of the NASE Certification process, applicants will be able to identify the key concepts and principles of speed training for team and individual sports. Training techniques include:
- foundational training,
- speed-strength and power training,
- sports loading,
- endurance training, and
- sprinting forms and techniques.
Applicants will be able to implement concepts to prepare speed improvement programs. and nutritional plans specific to different types of athletes. Program designs will include planning, periodization, individual and team scheduling, and sample workouts for preseason, in-season, and post season periods.
How to Prepare
Applicants to the NASE Certification Program can prepare for the certification exam by choosing from our two preparation modes. Our self-study approach is a unique preparation strategy that allows applicants with a strong background in athletic performance to prepare for the exam on their own time. Our online approach includes modules for applicants to complete before the exam is administered.