Kettlebell Certification

We are Proud to Announce our Affiliation with Kettlebell Athletics

My name is Dave Randolph and I have over 15 years experience teaching safe and effective kettlebell use. Certified by IKFF,RKC, AKC, KBA, author of the Ultimate Kettlebell Workbook, Spartan Warrior Workout, The Ultimate Guide to Olympic Weightlifting and Action Movie Hero workouts.

I’ve taught thousands of people how to use kettlebells safely and effectively to get them stronger, more athletic, lose fat, build muscle and increase endurance.

Rather than recreate the wheel I checked several of the kettlebell certification groups and after talking with them all about their goals and their teaching methodologies I decided to team up with Jason C. Brown and Kettlebell Athletics.

I found Jason's no nonsense approach refreshing and free from all the hype and politics surrounding kettlebells and which "style" is best.

Kettlebell Training Certification for Fitness & Athletic Development Professionals

Course Details:

This 12-hour course, teaches kettlebell training fundamentals and well beyond. It covers the science and benefits behind kettlebell training with foundational movements that can be progressed and regressed for clients and athletes of all levels. Participants also learn how to use the kettlebell to deliver a dynamic full body workout that can be integrated into client and athlete training programs.

You will be able to:

• Correctly use kettlebell training modalities, in various environments

• Use the kettlebell to get a dynamic full body workout

• Safely and effectively instruct others on kettlebell training exercises

• Clearly articulate the science and benefits behind kettlebell training

COURSE MATERIALS: You will receive a Kettlebell Athletics One Manual (KBA1) the day of the course. It is not required that you review this information prior to the course. Please note: nothing will be sent to you. Your manuals will be handed out the day of your course.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (CECS): Fitness professionals can earn CECs with the completion of the Kettlebell Athletics One Certification from the following organizations: ACE .8, NASM 1.2 & AFAA 1.2.

Upon completion of a Kettlebell Athletics One Certification for Fitness Professionals, you will receive a physical copy of your Certificate of Completion, for your records and redeemed for CECs.

COURSE LOCATION DETAILS: Because facilities, locations and services are unique, We are able to customize our Kettlebell Athletics One Certification for Fitness Professionals to meet the needs and demands of your facility. We can accommodate and work around busy floor hours, class times and staffing schedules. Please communicate your unique situation with Dave Randolph when discussing dates and times for your Certification.

More than just another kettlebell certification workshop or seminar, our Kettlebell Training Certification is designed to ensure that you learn, observe, practice and implement safe and effective kettlebell training techniques.

Our 12-hour nationally recognized kettlebell certification course includes personalized instruction, verbal and visual teaching cues as well as partner exercises to maximize safety and promote high quality movement and instruction.

Kettlebell Athletics One kettlebell certification includes an extensive hands-on learning period to guarantee and solidify your ability to understand and implement kettlebell training methodology into a broad scheme of program design.

Exercise science, biomechanics and functional anatomy are addressed through a comprehensive presentation and an in-depth instructors manual that includes illustrations and descriptions as well as performance tips to maximize the effectiveness and safety of each kettlebell exercise.

You must be able to verbally, visually and physically demonstrate and explain each kettlebell exercise in detail.

You must also express a comprehensive understanding of the associated sciences of exercise science, biomechanics and program design.

What You’ll Learn

Level 1 Certification

  • Deadlifts
  • Swing Variations
  • Clean Variations
  • Rows and Floor Presses
  • Windmill Variations
  • GetUps
  • Squat Variations
  • Press Variation
  • Proper Breathing
  • And Much More…

Are you:

  • A trainer interested in learning how to properly use and teach kettlebells?
  • Are you a gym owner who wants to have a your coaches trained in the safe and effective use of kettlebells?
  • Are you a fitness enthusiast, Martial Artist, or play sports and want to learn to use kettlebells to improve your sport?

Contact us to see about setting up a course for you or your coaches

Our Certifications are through the Kettlebell Athletics and we offer CEUs for NASM, ACE, NSCA and AFAA

Why Train with Kettlebells

Training with kettlebells, either as your main tool or as assistance work for other types of resistance training or Sport Specific training will do many things for your fitness, health and mobility

  • Improve Explosive Power in the Hips
  • Learn how to absorb and re-direct force
  • Improve your conditioning and cardiovascular health
  • Increase grip strength – Especially important for BJJ players
  • Create a Stronger Core
  • Improve Shoulder Strength and Mobility
  • Get a total body workout in 30 minutes or less
  • Increase Rotational power for golfers & tennis players
  • Increase Hand Speed
  • Improve Coordination
  • Help “fix” a bad back or shoulders
  • And a LOT more…

You won’t get tree-swinging traps though…..

Who should take this Certification

This certification is designed for those who train regularly and want to learn how to use kettlebells the right way and how to incorporate them into their current training regimen or those who are trainers and want to learn the right way to teach kettlebells.

This is not a beginner level course. We do offer workshops that teach the basics. Contact me if you are interested in a workshop.

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