Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting

We will teach you to instruct and coach weightlifting 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 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting is suitable for those who are new to instructing but who have some knowledge of weight lifting and would like to learn how to apply that in an instructing environment, or experienced instructors looking to develop their knowledge on instructing weight lifting. It’s the ideal course for Personal Trainers who want to apply barbell work and Olympic Weight Lifting techniques to their client sessions.

Achievement of the qualification happens through attendance on an intensive two day course and completion of the 1st4sport Learner Pack. The learner will be taught and assessed on the following exercises:

  • Front squat
  • Back squat
  • Deadlift
  • Romanian Deadlift
  • Lunge
  • Shoulder Press
  • Bench Press
  • Clean and jerk
  • Snatch
  • Bent over row

Learners are required to:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

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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