Kettlebell Coaching: Swing, Goblet Squat, Turkish Get-Up


Learn the “Kettlebell Big Three”

Kettlebell Coaching: Approved for 8 CEUs through ACE, AFAA, NASM, and NSCA.

Learn to perform, evaluate, and coach the fundamental kettlebell exercises to clients and athletes. This hands-on, very practical 8-hour seminar will prepare you to teach fundamental kettlebell exercise technique in one-on-one, small group, and large group formats.

You will become proficient in performing, evaluating, and coaching the swing, goblet squat, and turkish get-up. This seminar is designed to make you a better coach by developing your coach’s eye and knowing how to correct a variety of movement issues in different patterns through individualized coaching drills and corrective exercises. You’ll learn all the progressions, regressions, cues, and foundational exercises that that guarantee client safety and success. Most importantly, you will learn how to incorporate kettlebell training into your programming without abandoning your current training philosophy. All participants receive our 30-page manual,  Kettlebell Shirt, and presentation for continuing learning after the seminar. This seminar is a prerequisite to our Advanced Kettlebell Coaching Seminar.

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This seminar covers:

  • Kettlebell history
  • Safety concerns
  • The joint-by-joint approach to kettlebell training
  • Progressions, regressions, cues, and foundational exercises
  • The importance of Diaphragmatic Breathing
  • Posture and kettlebells
  • Coach’s Eye Development: Improving your ability to identify common movement errors in the “Kettlebell Big 3”
  • Drills and coaching fixes
  • Programming: kettlebell only and “blended training”

**Please Note: At the conclusion of the seminar there are physical, skill, and coaching tests. These tests are designed to provide attendees with honest feedback on their ability to perform, evaluate, and coach kettlebell exercises.**


Physical test:
Kettlebell Swings: 5 consecutive minutes
30 seconds on, 30 seconds off (16kg for women and 24kg for men)

Skill Test
Goblet Squat

Coaching Test
You must be able to proficiently teach and coach a client on the following:
Goblet Squat

Learn more about the CKC-1 Kettlebell Coach Seminar in this video