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Weightlifting 101 - Coaching the Snatch

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In this course you will learn how to master the Snatch and gain the skills to coach your clients to lift with proper form . Topics covered include warming up, identifying common faults as well as cues and corrections, proper positioning for each lift, and progressions required to improve lifting technique. Suitable for personal trainers and anyone wanting to improve their lifting knowledge. (Assessments are multiple choice & practical demonstration) Earn 3 CEC points upon completion of this course. Course Outline: 1) Introduction 2) Safety 3) Warming up 4) Foundations and movement Screening 5) Breaking down the snatch -Snatch Press -Overhead Squat 6) Snatch Progressions -Jumping with unloaded barbell -Jump with transition overhead -Power snatch from the hang -Power snatch 7) The 3 pulls -First Pull -Second Pull -Third Pull 8) Putting it all together - Snatch Key outcomes: - Understand how to screen clients prior to commencing a lifting program - Understand how to safely coach the Snatch and prescribe various progressions - Identify lifting errors and correct them - Understanding of biomechanics for lifting - Ability to assess athletes during lifts - Movement screening for Injury prevention - Ability to coach athletes of different levels - Communication skills for coaching - Ethics and professionalism ** YOU MUST BE REGISTERED AS A PERSONAL TRAINER TO ATTAIN AUSACTIVE CEC'S

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