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Are you a Personal Trainer, CrossFit Instructor, someone that works in a gym environment or do you work with in a team or individual in a sporting environment? Are you looking to expand your strength training knowledge and skills? If so, this range of accredited courses will help you to take your fitness career to the next level.

These courses will equip you as a sports, health and fitness professional with the tools 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. The knowledge you will gain during this pathway of courses will enable you to coach a client or group to improve their strength regardless of their experience in the gym.

Our new Strength Coach course which is available now will introduce you to the official British Weight Lifting Technical Models to ensure you coach exercises safely, effectively and to maximise your clients potential. We are proud to work in partnership with Focus Awards (regulated awarding body) to accredit our qualifications.

Practical Courses Update- 05/11/2020

Due to current government COVID-19 guidelines BWL have taken the difficult decision to postpone all face to face practical courses until 2021.

Check out our new strength coaching course below.  

  • You can complete our Olympic Weightlifting coaching courses online here 
  • We also have an online CPD option here 

 Strength Courses

  • Level 2 Strength Coach

Coming soon:

  • Level 3 Strength and Power Coach
  • Level 4 Strength and Conditioning Coach 

NEW Online Qualification - Level 2 Strength Coach

Get 10% off all Online British Weight Lifting Courses on Monday 14 December 2020 only when you quote promotional code ADVENT10. For full terms and conditions please click here.

  • Certification: Level 2 Award in Coaching Strength Training
  • Length of course: 12 - 16 hours e-learning
  • Standard Price: £350 / Member Price: £330

Who is this course suitable for?

The online Level 2 Strength Coach course will equip you as a sports, health and fitness professional with the tools to coach strength to the very highest standard using the core techniques and skills we have developed using our extensive knowledge of Olympic weightlifting. 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.

Strength training is not just for athletes and is not limited to the Olympic lifts.  The benefits of strength training include improved performance across a range of different sports and achieving individual client goals. This course will give you a unique insight how to work with a range of different clients with sports specific goals or strength targets.

Learners will cover an introduction to the fundamentals of coaching strength training to groups and individuals including safe coaching practices. You will be helped to understand how to effectively work with other coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, as well as how to design and plan training sessions. It will give you a detailed profile of 11 key strength training exercises along with knowledge of programming, anatomy and nutrition.

Modules of the Course

There are 10 modules covered as part of the Online Level 2 Coaching Award in Strength Training. For more information on these modules please click here

Course Prerequisites

  • Entry level course
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Have a minimum of one year experience in participation in weightlifting and/or strength based activities
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English

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