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Expand your client base and the coaching skills you offer by qualifying as a Strength Coach.

If you’re a Personal Trainer, CrossFit Instructor, Weightlifting Coach or someone that works in a gym or sport environment and you’re looking to grow your strength training knowledge and skills, this range of accredited courses will help you to take your fitness career to the next level.

September Sale: Get 10% off any British Weight Lifting Course*.

Quote SEPT10 in the promotional code box at checkout. The discount ends on Friday 24 September at 11.59pm. *Terms and Conditions apply

From athletes across different sports to everyday gym-goers, group classes and individuals with personal strength targets, everyone can benefit from strength training.

The knowledge you will gain from the BWL Strength Coach courses will enable you to train individuals or groups to improve their strength regardless of their experience in the gym.

Learn to coach strength, power and conditioning to the very highest standard using the core techniques and skills we have developed through our extensive knowledge of Olympic Weightlifting.

We are proud to work in partnership with the regulated awarding body Focus Awards to accredit our qualifications.

 

Certification: Level 2 Award in Coaching Strength Training

Is this course for me?

This is an entry level course. If you have at least one years’ experience participating in strength-based activities and you would like to develop your knowledge to become a Strength Coach, the online Level 2 Strength Coach entry level course will enable you to start coaching.

This course is also for you if you are already working as a Trainer or Instructor within the fitness industry and would like to add Strength Coaching to your CV.

What will I learn?

Effective coaching techniques and how to work with a range of different clients with sports specific goals or strength targets, including individuals and groups. Safe coaching practices, how to design and plan strength-focused training sessions, a detailed profile of 11 key strength training exercises and an understanding of programming, anatomy and nutrition in line with strength training.

Take a look at all 10 modules.

What does this course qualify me to do?

Coach individuals or groups in Strength Training.

The knowledge you will gain during this course will enable you to coach a client or group to improve their strength regardless of their experience in the gym.

And whilst this course has been developed using our extensive knowledge of Olympic weightlifting, strength training is not just for athletes and is not limited to the Olympic lifts. The benefits of strength training include helping to achieve individual client goals and improved performance across a range of different sports.

Prerequisites:

You must be at least 16 years of age at the time of booking, have a minimum of one years experience of participation in weightlifting and/or strength-based activities and be able to communicate effectively in English.

 

We offer two ways to complete this course:

E-learning only

Length of course: 12 – 16 hours

Standard Price: £350

Member Price: £330

E-Learning with face to face practical 

Length of course: 12 – 16 hours

Plus an additional 1-day practical session

Price: Standard £375 | Member £355

 

Practical Courses

With the benefit of combining online and practical learning, you’ll gain invaluable experience and feedback from a fully qualified BWL Tutor. Our tutors have a broad range of backgrounds and skills from education, strength & conditioning and coaching providing you with the most comprehensive training and skills to become a great Coach.

As part of the 1-day practical you will review the BWL Technical Model for the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk to ensure you are able to add stable and good practice components when coaching the key positions. You will understand the physiological and psychological benefits of the warm up along with having peer to peer practise and support coaching the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk.

You will spend time practising coaching 9 strength exercises following the teaching process you have learnt as part of your online learning ensuring you are able to adapt your coaching techniques using vocabulary and terminology, non-verbal cues, positioning, questioning style.

You’ll also have the opportunity to ask BWL tutors questions relating to the e-learning already covered and how it translates into practical learning including programming and session planning considerations and the principles that underpin programme design.

 

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September Sale: Get 10% off any British Weight Lifting Course*. Quote SEPT10 in the promotional code box at checkout. The discount ends on Friday 24 September at 11.59pm. *Terms and Conditions apply

Get your Online Level 2 Award in Coaching Strength Training: BOOK NOW

Or combine Level 2 and Level 3 courses and save up to £50: BOOK NOW

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Certification: Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Power

Is this course for me?

Do you have a client with specific strength goals and want to take them to the next level? Would you like to expand or diversify your client reach by gaining the next level qualification in strength and power?

There are many benefits of training strength and power. People of all sport disciplines benefit from strength training to further develop their performance and fitness levels and power has a key role in any sport and any movement, so being able to effectively coach to amplify your clients power output will set you above the competition.

What will I learn?

You will be introduced to the principles of Strength Training Theory and how to use them in your coaching, you will cover the anatomical demands of strength and power training and how to use this knowledge to develop effective training programmes that improve key physical attributes.

You will learn about biomechanical concepts, nutrition to support muscle growth and plyometrics, which is a training method that uses explosive and powerful exercises to build muscle power.

The course covers a wide range of exercises (20 in total) that work the entire body including the Olympic lifts. It will also develop your profiling, monitoring and programming skills.

Plus, you will gain access to the exclusive BWL Technical Model, which is designed to help coaches identify technical errors which can result in more meaningful interventions that help an athlete to maximise their capabilities.

Take a look at all 17 modules covered in this course

What does this course qualify me to do?

The knowledge and skills learnt as part of this course will enable you to coach an individual client or group to improve their strength and power technique.

Prerequisites:

You must be at least 17 years of age on the course start-date, have a minimum of one-year experience in participation in strength based activities, be able to communicate effectively in English and you must hold one or more of the following qualifications;

  • Level 3 Personal Training qualification
  • BWL Level 2 Award in Coaching Strength Training
  • BWL Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting 

 

We offer two ways to complete this course:

E-learning only

Length of course: 16 – 24 hours

Standard Price: £475

Member Price: £450

E-Learning with face to face practical 

Length of course: 16 – 24 hours

Plus an additional 1-day practical session

Price: Standard £500 | Member £475

 

Practical Courses

With the benefit of combining online and practical learning, you’ll gain invaluable experience and feedback from a fully qualified BWL Tutor. Our tutors have a broad range of backgrounds and skills from education, strength & conditioning and coaching providing you with the most comprehensive training and skills to become a great Coach.

The 1-day practical covers a review of the BWL Technical model in more detail, challenging learners to determine the purpose of the exercises, key coaching points for each exercise and how a coach might programme these exercises in a training block. The session also looks at the Power Snatch, an Olympic Weightlifting derivative, looking at WD-Posture-Bar trajectory and programming considerations.

You will spend time practising coaching 18 strength exercises following the teaching process you have learnt as part of your online learning ensuring you are able to adapt your coaching techniques using vocabulary and terminology, non-verbal cues, positioning, questioning style.

You will recap on theory and programming of plyometrics along with some practical exercise demonstrations.

Finally, you will have the opportunity to ask BWL tutors questions relating to the e-learning already covered and how it translates into practical learning including the principles that underpin programme design including how to approach designing a programme, the nuances around individual session planning and how to adapt sessions for groups and individuals and create a positive and engaging training environment.

Book Now

September Sale: Get 10% off any British Weight Lifting Course*. Quote SEPT10 in the promotional code box at checkout. The discount ends on Friday 24 September at 11.59pm. *Terms and Conditions apply

Get your Online Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Power: BOOK NOW

Or combine Level 2 and Level 3 courses and save up to £50: BOOK NOW

Book our online course with 1 day face to face practical: BOOK NOW

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