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At British Weight Lifting we have designed a variety of courses to help you improve your lifting technique and performance. You will learn from the best educators and coaches in the sport and become a fitter, stronger and a more effective athlete. Whether you are new to the world of weight lifting or are an experienced athlete wanting to move.

My Lifting Pathway 

We have 3 My Lifting Courses:

  • British Weight Lifting Training Camp
  • Olympic Lifting Masterclass
  • Strength Training Masterclass

 

British Weight Lifting Training Camp

  • Certification: Level 2 Award in Olympic Weight Lifting
  • Length of Course: 1 day practical session (8 hours) / 4 hours e-learning
  • Cost: £200 (save £20 if you become a member and receive a discount code)

The Training Camp

This training camp is ideal for gym enthusiasts, PT’s or aspiring athletes who are looking to develop their understanding around optimal Olympic Weightlifting technique.

You will be given exclusive access to the BWL e-learning platform before you attend the training camp. This will give you access to:

  • The BWL technical model for the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk
  • Access to BWL warm up and cool down routines

The training camp will include:

  • A presentation from the BWL Performance Team with exclusive insight to the BWL Pillars of Performance
  • A technical session on the Snatch
  • A training Session and Q&A with a GB International athlete
  • A technical session on the Clean & Jerk

You will learn the key positions for each of the Olympic lifts and learn how to capture your very own technical series that you will get to take away with you. The technical series will help inform what you will need to work on to improve your lifts. Individualised technical feedback will also be given to you by the BWL Performance team.

Course Pre-requisite

  • Entry level course
  • Be at least 14 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some general experience of lifts and weight training

What will I be qualified to do? 

Successful passing of the award section of the training camp will mean you hold a qualification proving your ability to hit the key positions in the Olympic lifts.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to identify the key positions in both the Snatch and Clean & Jerk for your own lifting. 

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Olympic Lifting Masterclass

  • Certification: N/A
  • Length of course: 3 hours E-learning / 4 hours practical session
  • Cost: £100 

This course is perfect for those who are new to the sport of weightlifting and who are looking to master the effective technique of the Olympic lifts - the Snatch, the Clean, the Jerk.

E-learning

Learners will have exclusive access to the BWL e-learning platform in the lead up to the practical workshop.

  1.  About Olympic Lifting
  2. Safety in the gym
  3. Warm Ups and Cool Downs
  4. Introduction to the BWL Technical Model
  5. Videos for the Snatch, Clean and Jerk
  6. Mobility for Olympic Lifting
  7. Training for Olympic Lifting
  8. Competing in Olympic Lifting
  9. 6-week Olympic Lifting programme

Practical Workshop

The 4-hour practical session will take learners through the two Olympic lifts. The Olympic lifts are very skilful movements which rely on a combination of good technique, high levels of strength and power, and good flexibility. During the 4-hours you will concentrate on:

  1. The Snatch
  2. The Clean
  3. The Jerk
  4. BWL teaching exercises

Course Prerequisite 

  • Entry level course
  • Be at least 14 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some general experience of lifts and weight training

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Strength Training Masterclass

  • Certification: N/A
  • Length of course: 3 hours E-learning / 4 hours practical session
  • Cost: £100 

Whether you are new to the gym and resistance training or want to expand your current knowledge, this course will leave you feeling confident to be able to safely lift.

E-learning

  1. About strength training
  2. Safety in the Gym
  3. Warm Ups and Cool Downs
  4. Videos/Instruction for the BWL strength training exercises
  5. Getting started
  6. Training tips
  7. 6-week strength training programme

Practical Workshop

The 4 hour practical session will take learners the key positions for the BWL strength training barbell exercises:

  1.  Back squat
  2.  Press
  3.  Bent Over Row
  4.  Conventional Deadlift
  5.  Front Squat
  6. Bench Press
  7. Stiff Leg Deadlift
  8. Barbell Curl
  9. Barbell Lunge
  10. Power Clean

Course Prerequisite 

  • Be at least 14 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some general experience of weight training

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