The Total Kettlebell Introduction
Our Kettlebell course is the only Kettlebell course currently running through the UK’s premier awarding body Active IQ and is recognised by REPS (the Register of Exercise Professionals) as a Level 2 qualification.
The course is delivered and assessed over two days delivering 18 guided learning hours.
This is a REPS accredited course and carries 20 CPD points.
The objective of the course is to teach professional highly competent Fitness Instructors to plan and deliver effective kettlebell training sessions and to broaden their skills.
On completion of The Total Kettlebell Introduction you will be able to;
- Understand the historical background of Kettlebell training
- Understand the benefits of training with Kettlebells
- Understand how to incorporate Kettlebell lifts into an exercise program
- Know the safety considerations for instructing a Kettlebell session
- Be able to design a Kettlebell program
- Be able to prepare and instruct a Kettlebell exercise session
- Be able to demonstrate a range of communication skills throughout your teaching of Kettlebell exercises and sessions
- Be able to evaluate and give feedback on a Kettlebell exercise session
The major Kettlebell exercises taught and assessed on this course are;
- Kettlebell Swing
- Kettlebell clean
- Kettlebell one arm snatch
- Turkish get up
- Kettlebell front squat
- Kettlebell one arm shoulder press
- Kettlebell one arm high pull
The assessment is made up of two sections, one written case study and a practical teaching assessment made up of three of the exercises from the list above.
The practical element of the course is assessed on day two. Written assessment is to be completed post course and returned to Total Fitness Education for marking.
- A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness
- Some experience of kettlebell training is useful
- The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary
- There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and Learners should have basic skills in communication.