About the event
Learn the art of coaching the Olympic lifts of the Snatch, the Clean and Jerk and assistance exercises from World Class Weightlifting Coach Educators. Increase your own knowledge, safety guidelines in your box / Gym and optimizing performance of all your members.
This course is also suitable for Crossfitters, Strength & Conditioning /Sports Performance Practitioners, Health & Fitness Professionals who are introducing people to Olympic weightlifting movements. The following areas will be covered: Programming principles: Olympic lifting techniques: Coaching methodology: Progressive resistance exercises to develop coordination, technique and power: Equipment selection and Health & Safety guidelines.
– Safety in Weightlifting
– Bio-mechanics of weightlifting
– Coaching principles
– The role of Postural Analysis and Functional Movement Assessment
– Progression lifts and Classical lifts
– Adaption of exercises for sports
– Technique Assessment and correction
– Video Analysis
– Developing training programs
The coach will learn and practice the Core lifts (Clean and Jerk and the Snatch). Methods will include the “Top Down” the “Ground Up” the “Hang position”. Be able to coach and correct weightlifting skills and ensure that each athlete has the opportunity for optimal learning, development and performance. “Learner Centred” Outline and explain the background and principles of planning and preparing weightlifting training programs for fitness and sport. “Principles of Training” Prepare a program that meets the needs of the athlete/ team under their supervision and adjust it to meet the demands of their sport. “Periodisation” Demonstrate a range of practical coaching approaches in weightlifting. “Coaching Competency”
Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm. Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm. Sunday. 9.00am – 2.00pm