applied science for an
ISCA coach certification program
Why Be ISCA-Certified?
Keep up with the latest science
and technology in swimming.
Meet and maintain an international professional standard.
Enhance your ability to coach stronger, more competitive swimmers.
Invest in your career
as a professional coach.
Increase your understanding
of basic scientific principles
as they apply to swimming.
Maximize your potential for
promotions or salary increases.
Stand out among peers.
Limit athlete injuries and aid rehab.
Increase visibility of
science in swimming.
how it works:
- Become a Member of ISCA.
- Register for ISCA Core Courses.
- Complete the ISCA Core Courses and earn the first level of certification–the ISCA Bronze Shield!
- Upgrade your ISCA Certification by meeting the ISCA Membership, ISCA Continuing Education (ICE) requirements. You can also apply for special ISCA Star recognition based on your on-deck accolades.
|Course Code||Course Name||Duration|
|Biomechanics – B101||Biomechanical Foundations of Swimming (Havriluk)||1 hr|
|Biomechanics – B102||Checkpoints and Cues for All Four Strokes (Havriluk)||2 hrs|
|Sport Psychology – SP101||The “Zone” and Mental Training (Heil)||2 hrs|
|Sport Psychology – SP102||Mental Prep for Swim Racing (Heil)||1 hr|
|Physiology – P101||Introduction to Physiology and Swimming (Stager)||2 hrs|
|Physiology – P102||The Role of the Heart, Lungs and Blood (Stager)||1 hr|