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NASE Speed and Explosion Specialist Certification - Online


  • Enrollment in a Bachelors Degree/Diploma program OR 3-5 years of coaching experience
  • NASE-SES Level 1 certification OR distinction as a CPTN Certified Personal Trainer (CPTN-CPT)


Online certification applicants prepare on their own, progress at their desired pace, and notify the NASE by e-mail when they are ready to take the exam online. Applicants may enhance the online approach by attending a NASE Clinic or Conference.

Course Materials

  • G. B. Dintiman & R. D. Ward, (2011), Encyclopedia of Sports Speed: Improving Playing Speed for Sports Competition, E-Book, over 404 pages
  • One-year free Membership in the NASE and bi-monthly issues of Sports Speed Digest (articles by leading authorities)

Required Testing

  • Exam: 120 minutes (2 Hours) – 100 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Grade: 70% or higher


  • CPTN CECs: 7.0