BWL Accredited Courses
NEW Online Qualification - Level 1 Assistant Coach
- Certification: Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting
- Length of course: 12 - 16 hours e-learning
- Price: £350
BWL have transferred all the content from our Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting into an online course and includes 6 pieces of bonus content
Who is this course suitable for?
The online Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting is designed for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the sport and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment.
Learners will cover an introduction to the processes and principles of coaching weightlifting to adults and children. You will be helped to understand how to effectively assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, as well as how to design and plan training sessions.
Modules of the Course
There are 10 modules covered as part of the Online Level 1 Coaching Award in Weightlifting.
NEW Online Qualification- Level 2 Independent Coach
- Certification: Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting (Olympic Weightlifting)
- Length of course: 24 - 28 hours of e-learning + development tasks and assessment
- Price: £450
BWL have updated our Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting to include the latest technical updates from BWL. We have also added lots of new content that will take you through how to:
- Use accepted training principles to design effective programmes
- Create linked and progressive sessions in a 6-week training block
- Design sessions that can meet the needs of groups and individuals
- Use the BWL Technical Model to identify technical errors and come up with effective interventions
- Use specific assistance exercises to help athletes get the most from their training
Please note: The Level 1 Coaching Course is a prerequisite to be able to complete the Level 2 Coaching Course.
Who is this course suitable for?
The online Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting is designed for coaches who currently deliver and work with small groups of athletes under supervision from a more qualified coach. This course will provide learners with the information they need to progress to becoming a fully qualified coach, including assisting athletes at national competitions as their qualified coach – once you have a BWL Coach Licence.
This course will provide learners with the information they need to support an athlete’s development; learn how they can start to support an athlete in optimising their lifting technique; be introduced to some of the key psychological skills that athletes need to develop to elevate their performance; delve into the principles of training to create effective training programmes as well as helping learners to identify and correct technical errors.
There are 17 modules covered as part of the Online Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting.
Coaches will be able to achieve this qualification after they have successfully completed a selection of online assessments. The course has been structured to allow coaches to do this from home. Coaches will have support from a BWL Educator who will guide them through the assessment process.
Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Course Package – Online Only
- Certification: Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting and Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting (Olympic Weight Lifting)
- Length of course: Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting: 12 - 16 hours e-learning. Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting: 24 - 28 hours of e-learning + development tasks and assessment
- Price: £700
Want to complete the Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching courses back-to-back to become a fully qualified coach? Why not take advantage of our exclusive course package? You will benefit from all the great content of the Online Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting and Online Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting but for a discounted price.
Please note when you purchase a combined course, you will automatically get access to the Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting. You will gain access to the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting course approx. 2-3 days after purchase.
I am delighted to announce that in conjunction with Cyril Martin, we have put together the Ultimate Weightlifting Program.
This is designed for coaches, lifters and CrossFitters who want to understand and really get to grips with how to write a program for a lifter they coach or themselves that is Athlete Centred. The course opens a few times throughout the year so to be alerted when this happens, click on this link
"Could I just say how much I have enjoyed the last two days, the course was absolutely fantastic and I have learnt so much, looking forward to putting what I have learnt into practice , could I just say a big thank you to the group for making it such an enjoyable experience, many thanks"
(Andrew Bowen - July 2019)
"Michaela is an excellent coach, she manages to challenge us individually but also as a group. The knowledge she imparts goes well beyond what is expected on the level 1 course. Her feedback on our coaching abilities was detailed and she helped us to understand how to find ways to improve."
(Tom Summers - July 2019)
"It has been a pleasure to be on the course with Michaela. Very down-to-earth, friendly and professional ensuring lots of practical coaching time. Fantastic 2 days. I learned a lot" (Anonymous)
"I thoroughly enjoyed learning from Michaela. She brings a wealth of experience which was relayed very clearly. Nothing was too much trouble and I applaud her for her patience. I feel I can confidently coach others and would have no trouble approaching Michaela for any help in the future." (Naomi)
"Fantastic BWL course held by Mic. She imparted so much practical knowledge, built confidence and started us on our coaching journey." (Louise Herzog)
"The course was run with great enthusiasm and delivered expertly whilst also being fun. Michaela is very knowledgable and has a knack of getting that knowledge across to everyone: (Robert Herzog)
"I have really enjoyed the Level 1 course. It’s packed full of content which was delivered delivered in a structured manner. The course helps to build your confidence in delivering the technical content to lifters in an effective manner."
"Overall I really enjoyed the two days, you were really welcoming and a brilliant mentor. I think you created a very relaxed/safe environment in which there was no pressure and we were free to learn from our mistakes.
I really like your opinion on all of the lifts, I definitely learnt a lot that I will be taking into my own lifting and coaching."