Kettlebell Training 101

Disclaimer and Warning Notice

The techniques demonstrated in this course may only ever be performed by a suitably qualified healthcare professional.

Taking this course does not grant you any form of license to practice acupuncture. Do not practice any form of acupuncture unless it falls within your professional scope of practice.

Depending on where you practice, you may be required by law to meet certain criteria for practicing acupuncture, even if you are a qualified medical or healthcare practitioner.

If you are not sure about the laws and regulations governing the practice acupuncture in your area, you must make the necessary enquiries to ensure that you meet any and all requirements that may be in place.

If you are unsure, please contact your professional organization or licensing board.

How to Complete This Course

1.  View the video tutorials in the video player above in the order they are listed (where applicable).

2.  Study the course workbook in your own time, in tandem with the video classes, or as directed. 

3.  Review all of the course material several times to ensure understanding.  You will be examined on all course material.

4.  Complete the course exam. 

5.  Apply for your certificate.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives for Kettlebell Training 101

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Understand the Fundamentals of Kettlebell Training

Identify the unique benefits and versatility of kettlebells as a training tool.

Explain the history and origins of kettlebell training.

Master Basic Kettlebell Exercises

Perform essential kettlebell exercises such as swings, presses, squats, and Turkish get-ups with proper form and technique.
Demonstrate correct body mechanics to prevent injury and maximize effectiveness.

Advance to Complex Kettlebell Movements

Execute more advanced kettlebell exercises, including snatches, cleans, and windmills.

Integrate compound movements and combinations into workouts to enhance overall fitness.

Design Effective Kettlebell Workouts

Develop personalized kettlebell training programs tailored to specific fitness goals, such as strength building, endurance, weight loss, and rehabilitation.

Apply principles of progressive overload and periodization to ensure continuous improvement.

Implement Safety and Injury Prevention Strategies

Recognize common kettlebell training injuries and understand how to prevent them.

Incorporate proper warm-up, cool-down, and mobility exercises to maintain joint health and flexibility.

Utilize Kettlebells in a Therapeutic Context

Understand how kettlebell training can aid in injury rehabilitation and functional fitness improvement.

Apply kettlebell exercises to help clients recover from injuries and enhance daily movement patterns.
Enhance Coaching and Training Skills

Instruct others in proper kettlebell techniques and program design.
Adapt kettlebell training methods for clients of different fitness levels and needs.

Track and Assess Progress

Utilize the accompanying workbook to document workouts, monitor progress, and set achievable fitness goals.

Analyze performance metrics to adjust training programs for optimal results.

Integrate Kettlebell Training into Various Fitness Regimens

Combine kettlebell exercises with other forms of training, such as bodyweight exercises, resistance training, and cardio workouts.

Design hybrid workouts that incorporate kettlebells to create a balanced and comprehensive fitness routine.

By achieving these learning objectives, participants will gain a thorough understanding of kettlebell training and its applications, enabling them to enhance their personal fitness or effectively coach and train others.

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Course Assessment

Click here to take the exam. Once you pass the exam you may request a certificate (see below).

Apply for a Certificate

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