AKSI Kettlebell Instructor Certification

The aim of the Level one AKSI Instructor Certification course is to provide participants with the skills necessary to introduce others to the use of kettlebells as part of their training programme.  Participants will learn how to perform and demonstrate technically correct kettlebell exercises in a safe and effective manner.

Participants should be 18 years or over, have a knowledge of weight training and a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

In order to pass this certification, the participant must show correct technique for each lift, be able to use verbal and physical cues to teach correct form for each lift, identify contra indications and be able to apply corrective strategies.

Course content
The course content includes

  • Par Q Screening
  • VARK Questionnaire
  • Kettlebell History
  • Movement Screening
  • Kettlebell Safety
  • Warm up for Kettlebells
  • Kettlebell Concepts and Benefits
  • Kettlebell Exercises for strength
  • Dynamic Kettlebell Exercises
  • General Kettlebell Exercises
  • Designing a kettlebell workout
  • Common Postural/Muscular issues

1 day (7 hours)

Concession rates available for AKSI Members

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Further Study
Following completion of AKSI Level One Certification, Participants may progress to Level 2 Kettlebell Sports Coach.

Course Dates
Level one AKSI Certification, Kilkenny- Saturday 6th October at 10:30am with Eddie Sheehan. This course date is for AKSI Members only.