Instructing Kettle Bells

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Openshaw Campus
(Part Time Released - 1 week)

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Internal or external students who have completed either Level 2 Certificate in fitness Instruction or Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training and wishing to complete as an additional qualification to support gym based industry

To train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction, to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions and to broaden the skills of fitness instructors to include instructing kettlebell sessions

This course will cover 2 units worth a total of 4 credits at Level 2:
- Unit 1 Planning a Kettlebell Exercise Session
- Unit 2 Instructing a Kettlebell Exercise Session

The course will be 2 days a week for 2 weeks with classroom/gym based attendance

- Aged 19 or over
- A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ ETM)
- Some experience of kettlebell training is useful
- The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary
- There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2

The course will be assessed by:
• Worksheet
• Session Plan
• Formative observed session
• Session self-evaluation

This qualification provides progression on to:
Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to further their knowledge and skills and become personal trainers working with specialist populations as well as the general population
Learners may also progress on to qualifications in related sectors, like Sports Massage, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practise sports massage alongside gym instructing and circuit training in the health club environment

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