Prerequisites: Must be 18 years or older with a valid photo ID and valid CPR card.
Join the ranks of some of the most sought after strength coaches in the world by becoming a powerlifting instructor. Thousands of clients are hitting the gym hoping to increase their strength and compete at various levels of fitness competitions. This powerlifting instructor course will introduce, educate, and coach any trainee, whose goal is to increase maximum strength with an applied science approach using powerlifting movements and training methodologies for developing an individualized and optimized strength training program.
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Tom DeLong, MA, RSCC*D, CSCS*D, is the Director of Science Education for the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT) and the United States Powerlifting Association (USPA). He is a 35+ year veteran of the Strength and Conditioning/Personal Training industry holding a Master's degree in Kinesiology from California State University of Long Beach (specializing in biomechanics of resistance training and program design) and a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Wellness from Ball State University. His teaching experience includes UCLA Extension (11 years), California Lutheran University (7 years), Wexford University (2 years), CSULB (1 year), and currently holds a teaching position at the United States Sports Academy (USSA) teaching Sport Biomechanics in Thailand and Malaysia. He is also an adjunct professor at the Keilir Institute (Atlantic Center of Excellence) where he teaches Biomechanics and Assessment Protocols. Additionally he has competed in powerlifting since 1979 and has been a professional strength and conditioning coach at several universities.