Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification
Kettlebells have been used as a training tool since the early 1700’s, gaining widespread popularity in mainstream fitness in 2000 due to their functionality as a whole-body training tool. Have you mastered the basics of swing, clean, and snatch? Take your kettlebell training to the next level with NETA’s Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification. Designed for instructors who have a basic understanding of the foundational kettlebell exercises, this workshop will focus on the science behind the swing. Participants will enhance their ability to program by understanding in-depth the concepts of momentum, angular momentum, and centrifugal force as they relate to the kettlebell’s design. Further, participants will learn how to properly execute and instruct the windmill and the Turkish get-up, widely identified as a challenging exercise to develop full-body strength, stability, and appropriate range of motion.Register Now
The Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification workshop will provide participants with the knowledge to identify movement errors, as well as creative exercises to perfect their student’s – and their own – swing. Participants will practice identifying not only what a breakdown of form looks like, but what may be causing it and how to correct it.
Step-by-step progressions to more complex exercises such as the windmill and Turkish Get-up will be covered, along with tips for teaching these movements, equipping participants to use these movements with clients and students of all fitness levels. Participants will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their own movements, as well as gain practical experience instructing. Finally, creative workout ideas will be shared in order for instructors and trainers to be able to incorporate their new skills into fun, exciting classes or one-on-one sessions for group exercise students and personal training clients of varying goals and abilities.
This specialty certification workshop is designed to provide instructors with:
- An understanding of the physics of kettlebell training
- The ability to identify movement errors during the swing
- Exercises designed to fine-tune the swing movement
- Step-by-step progressions and teaching tips for the windmill and Turkish get-up
- Additional ways to program these exercises into workouts or classes
Participants will leave the workshop with the knowledge and practical skills to successfully pass the online examination and receive the Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification.
NETA’s Kettlebell Specialty Certification or an equivalent certification is recommended for the Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification.
Check–In 7:45am, 8:00am—3:00pm
End times may vary depending on class size.
Online Certification Option
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NETA’s Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification is now available in an online format.
NETA’s online option for the Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification provides the feeling of a live workshop without leaving home. You’ll learn the science of kettlebell training, tips for identifying and correcting common swing errors, and video demonstration and explanation of the Turkish Get-Up, breaking the movement into teachable steps you can practice along with.
Upon completion of the online examination, you will earn the NETA Specialty Certificate as an Advanced Kettlebell instructor.
NETA’s Kettlebell Specialty Certification (via live workshop or online module) or an equivalent certification is recommended prior to completing the Advanced Kettlebell Specialty Certification.
Credits: NETA 6, ACE .4, NASM 0.6, 6 AFAA | Price: $229 | Item# 9285
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