USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coaching Course

Course Organizer & Point of Contact:

Patrick Costello

Course Enrollment: $549.00

Course Description

In this two-day course, participants will gain practical information from top-level coaches about weightlifting technique, assessing movement, motor learning, biomechanics, effective coaching, and programming training. In addition to covering scientifically based concepts to optimize training and skill learning, a large portion of the course will be hands-on teaching and application of the complete technical progressions of the snatch, clean and jerk, and assistance lifts. Learn highly effective coaching tips and cues from our veteran weightlifting coaches, who will help you safely and effectively implement Olympic lifting movements in training weightlifters, clients, and athletes of all ages and abilities.

This course balances hands-on learning, in-depth discussions of technical progressions, and science-based programming information. Gain access to proven training plans to get your athletes or clients started with Olympic lifting and enjoy the support of USAW to help you further your knowledge about training and coaching athletes.

At the end of the course, participants should feel comfortable understanding and implementing a training plan, teaching beginner and intermediate athletes how to perform weightlifting movements, quickly correcting common technique errors, and employing best practices in coaching. Whether you are looking to get started coaching weightlifting, refine your coaching skills, or apply the weightlifting movements to other sports, this course is a valuable investment in your career.

Who should take this course?

Weightlifting coaches

Personal Trainers

Exercise Physiologists

Sport performance coaches

College and university students

Functional fitness coaches

and anyone interested in improving Weightlifting technique!

NOTE: This course is also worth CEU/CEC credits for existing personal training certifications! Please check with your various organizations for exact CEU value!

Course Location

Keep Pulling Trinity

2554 Merchant Avenue, Odessa, FL 33556

Saturday, 12/2 (9AM-5PM) & Sunday 12/3 (9AM-2PM)