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Distance Diploma in Strength & Conditioning (DDSC)

Course Duration : 06 Months + 01 Month mandatory internship project

Eligibility: 10+2 Pass or equivalent.

Programme Fees:

Indian Students: INR 33,000/- (Plus 18% GST)
International Students: USD 700

Course Overview

The Distance Diploma in Strength & Conditioning is a foundational program designed to provide a complete theoretical and practical knowledge in all aspects related to the application of strength & conditioning principles.

This course also highlights the importance of having a proper understanding of training science and specificity, biomechanics of human movement and periodization of the training process.

Course Aims

  • To provide the fundamentals of the application of strength & conditioning in different sports.
  • To provide essential knowledge in biomechanics of movement
  • To provide latest knowledge in different methods for strength, speed and endurance training

Course Outcome

  • The participant will be able to understand how to apply strength & conditioning principles based on the different needs of each sport, whether individual or team sport.
  • The participant will be well equipped with the up-to-date knowledge in fundamental topics like strength training methods, speed development, recovery management and its application.
  • The participant will be able to immediately apply skills to effectively develop his/her career in the strength & conditioning industry.
  • In a nut-shell this course is a complete package for the participant to be industry ready.

Distance Diploma in Strength & Conditioning (DDSC)

Course Duration: 06 Months + 01-month mandatory internship.
Eligibility :  10+2 Pass or equivalent.

Course Validity: Two years from the date of course completion.

Course Structure

Module 01: Physiology of Strength & Conditioning

  • Foundations of Strength & Conditioning
  • Supercompensation Theory and Physiology of Adaptations
  • Principles of Training Science and Specificity
  • Principles of Recovery and Regeneration

Module 02: Biomechanics of Strength & Conditioning

  • Biomechanics of Neuromuscular System
  • Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • Biomechanics of Training

Module 03: Foundations of Strength Training

  • Strength Training Physiology
  • Methods for Strength Training
  • Assessment for Strength

Module 04: Foundations of Speed Training

  • Speed Training Physiology
  • Methods for Speed Training
  • Assessment for Speed

Module 05: Foundations of Endurance Training

  • Endurance Training Physiology
  • Methods for Endurance Training
  • Assessment for Endurance

Module 06: Designing Strength & Conditioning Plans

  • Periodization Principles
  • Organization of the Microcycle
  • Tapering and Peak Performance

Internship based assessment

The student will have to work as an intern with a ISST partnered organization for a period of minimum one month and secure an internship completion certificate.

Placement Guidance

After certification, the placement cell at ISST will individually evaluate each candidate and help & guide him/her to secure an appropriate job.

Note :

FOR INDIAN Students only :
Mode of payment in DD in favour of ” VMAX SPORTS & FITNESS “ payable at Pune.
Admission will be confirmed on the realization of the DD.


Any dispute regarding the ISST Distance Education / Learning programme will be deemed to have arisen in Pune and will lie in the jurisdiction of the city of Pune only.

Discipline :

The participants will have to abide by the rules and regulations that would be laid down by the authorities. The Director’s decision in all cases will be final and binding.

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