Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting

We will teach you to instruct and coach weight lifting to get the most out of your clients and yourself. Our courses will maximize your lifting potential and help you and your clients stay injury free.

You will receive 1 years free membership to British Weight Lifting worth £50 with all our courses.

All our courses are run by British Weight Lifting endorsed ICON tutors… Grab a bar bell and get involved!

Course Content

The 1st 4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting is suitable for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the sport and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment. Coaches should be committed to their own development and should be looking to gain experience whilst working with a more experienced coach who is already qualified at Level 2 or higher.

The Award offers an opportunity for those with little or no experience of coaching to be introduced to the principles of planning, delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Weight Lifting. They will be helped to understand how to effectively assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision.

The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce:

  • The basic moves of the snatch and clean and jerk
  • Small group sessions on the basic moves of weight lifting

To qualify for the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting (QCF), learners must successfully achieve seven Credits from the following seven mandatory units.

  • Fundamental of coaching sport
  • Principles of planning coaching activities in sport
  • Principles of conducting coaching activities in sport
  • Principles of evaluating coaching activities in sport
  • Planning coaching activities in Weight Lifting
  • Conducting coaching activities in Weight Lifting
  • Evaluating coaching activities in Weight Lifting

The course will be run by one of ICON’s fully qualified British Weight Lifting Tutors.

This course will consist of 3 days face to face delivery.

Learners are required to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting

All learners will receive high quality resources to support the qualification including a learner pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.

You will also receive a free membership to British Weight Lifting for your first year.

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