- On August 18, 2020
Fusion Sport are pleased to once again support this year’s NSCA Tactical Annual Training conference fully online from Tuesday August 25th – Friday August 28th.
The virtual conference will deliver a truly innovative experience where attendees can ‘visit’ booths and chat live with exhibitors, or head to the presentation room to see some fantastic talks from leaders in Tactical Training and Human Performance research.
Below we’ve included some of our top picks from the speaker line up and look forward to hearing from these industry leaders next week . Register for TSAC here.
1. Success, Injury and Attrition Factors for Male and Female Recruits | Joe Dulla
Tuesday August 25th, 2pm – 2.50pm
Highly regarded tactical performance specialist Joe Dulla will present on Tuesday on “20 Law Enforcement Academy Classes: Success, Injury, and Attrition Factors for Male and Female Recruits”.
Sponsored by Fusion Sport the seminar will explore research gathered by Joe and his team from 20 recruiting classes. The data has been analysed and visualized in Smartabase to determine:
- The top three factors contributing to a successful academy recruit;
- The top three factors common to recruits who separated from the Academy; and,
- The top three factors associated with injuries in recruits, and separation from the academy due to injury.
A great insight into what could indicate a top recruit, what to flag in mitigating injury risk, and how you can implement these learnings in your own programs.
2. Evolution of the Female Soldier | Ryan Carroll, MS, CSCS
Tuesday August 25th, 4pm – 4.50pm
Director of Tactical and Elite Sport at Bridge Athletics Ryan Carroll will explore the ‘Evolution of the Female Soldier – Learning from the Past to Influence the Future’. Ryan’s seminar will cover:
- The history of female service members in the US military
- The physiological differences between male and female service members
- Identifying ways to incorporate physiological differences into human performance training to ensure female soldiers meet physical standards for common and advanced military endeavors
3. No One Calls 911 on a Good Day: Rebuilding the First Responder | John Hofman, MS, CSCS
Wednesday August 26th, 2pm – 2.50pm
Director of Southern California University Tactical Strength and Conditioning John Hofman will discuss the ‘Chronic Stress, Negative Exposures, and Impact of the Job’ for First Responders, focusing on:
- Identifying organizational and operation stressors for First Responders
- Describing the risks associated with chronic stress and how it affects First Responders emotionally, physically, & hormonally
- Recovery strategies to reduce stress to improve First Responders well being
4. Programming Technology | Rob Hartman, CSCS
Thursday August 27th, 12pm – 12.50pm
Human Performance Specialist and Director of Tactical & Elite sport at Bridge Athletic Rob Hartman presents Thursday on “Programming Technology: Objective by Design, Subjectively Flexible”.
Rob will explore:
- Program design for individual priorities based on key physical characteristics
- Strategies for adjusting programming in the moment to fit the individuals readiness “today”
- The role of technology in accommodating flexible program design and decision making
A great presentation if you’re considering using technology to assist you manage individualized programming (whether rehabilitation, performance or otherwise) for large groups.
5. Tactical Science Lessons from the 2019 USMC HITT Championships | Andrew Thompson, PhD
Friday August 28th, 12pm – 12.50pm
Human Performance Researcher Dr. Andrew Thompson from West Virginia University’s Human Performance Innovation Center presents his team’s findings from the 2019 USMC HITT Championships.
The highly competitive event sees the best of the Marine Corps from around the world competing over four days, during which they were all monitored in detail by Andrew and his team.
Emphasizing the tactical focus of the HITT program the 2019 contenders faced off in seven challenges to test their strength, agility, power, speed, tactical skill and cognitive abilities.
Analyzing the best of the best, Andrews presentation will provide fascinating insight into the warrior athlete, with data collated, analyzed and visualized using the Smartabase Tactical Performance Platform.
You can also learn more about the Smartabase Tactical Performance Platform here or contact us directly to set up a one on one demonstration.