Weightlifting Scotland Courses 2020

 

 
 
Date Competition Venue Post Code
24/25/10/2020 BWL Level 1 Course Team Cavanagh G5-0LB
22/08 & 05/09/2020 BWL Level 2 Course Team Cavanagh G5-0LB
29/30/08/2020 BWL Level 1 Course Team Cavanagh G5-0LB
06/07/06/2020 BWL Level 1 Course Team Cavanagh G5-0LB
21 & 22/03/2020 BWL Level 1 Course (Now Full) Team Cavanagh G5-0LB

British Weight Lifting
L1ACWL: Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting


21st & 22nd of March 2020


The Level 1 course consists of two parts: the first being the online content that needs to be successfully completed and passed by all learners and the second being two days of practical delivery and assessments.
We intend to hold this course on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March at Team Cavanagh Weightlifting Club, Unit 7, 67 Tradeston Street, Glasgow, G5 8BL. The cost of the course is £350 (£300 for BWL members) and this amount is payable to Weightlifting Scotland no later than 2 weeks before the start of the course, i.e. Saturday 7th March

This course is now Full......

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Email us at coursesweightliftingscotland@outlook.com for more info on both Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

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Assistant Coach Details


Certification: Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting - Length of course: 4 – 8 hours E-learning / 2 day practical session
Cost: £350 (£300 for a BWL Member)


The Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting 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. Coaches should be committed to their own development and should be looking to gain experience whilst working with a more experienced coach who is already qualified at Level 2 Coaching or higher lifting.
The Course
Learners will cover an introduction to the processes and principles of coaching Weight Lifting to adults and children. The Award offers an opportunity for those with little or no experience of coaching to be introduced to the principles of planning, delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Weightlifting. They 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 include:-
Roles and responsibilities of a coach including safeguarding
Safety in the sport
The Snatch: the key positions for the British Weight Lifting technical model; the British Weight Lifting teaching method
The clean and jerk: the key positions for the British Weight Lifting technical model; the British Weight Lifting teaching method
Creating a planned session
The course consists of two parts: the first being the online content that needs to be successfully completed and passed by all learners and the second to complete 2 days of practical delivery and assessments. Following the successful attendance and passing of these elements, you will then become a British Weight Lifting qualified Level 1 Coach.
Course Prerequisites
· Entry level course
· Be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course
· Have some general experience of the lifts and weight lifting
· Be able to communicate effectively in English
What Will I Be Qualified To Do?
Successful passing of this course will allow you to;
Plan sessions for small groups of athletes, deliver and work with small groups of athletes under supervision from a more qualified coach, enhance your skills and knowledge as a weight lifting coach and finally begin your journey on the weight lifting coaching pathway
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Level 2  

  • Certification: Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting (Olympic Weightlifting)
  • Length of course: 6 – 8 hours E-learning / 2-day practical sessions / Completion of linked and progressive sessions away from the course including planning sessions
  • Cost: £450 if a BWL Member or £500 if a non-member.

The Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting is for coaches who have experience of delivering independent coaching sessions to groups of people. The certificate enables coaches to independently create, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive Weightlifting coaching. The course will cover further principles and aspects to an athlete’s development. This will allow any qualified person to work as an independent coach, assist with the development of other coaches and also assist athletes at national competitions as their qualified coach.
The Course
The course consists of two parts: the first being the online content that needs to be successfully completed and passed by all learners and the second to complete 2 days of practical delivery and assessments.
Modules include:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a coach including safeguarding and behaviour management
  • Effective communication when teaching in sport
  • How to plan, deliver and review linked and progressive sessions for athletes
  • Safety in the sport
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Fitness and nutrition for Weightlifting
  • The lifts – The Snatch and the Clean and Jerk. Find and correct faults and learn how to move between the key positions
  • Accessory lifts including squats; deadlifts and derivatives of the Olympic lifts
  • Introduction to competition coaching

Course Prerequisites

  • Have completed a UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting or BWL Level 2 Award in Instructing Weightlifting (or equivalent as recognised by BWL)
  • Be at least 17 years of age on the first day of the course 
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English 

What Will I Be Qualified to Do?
Successfully passing this award will allow you to start actively coaching the sport of Weightlifting. You will also be eligible to progress further on our Education Pathway by meeting the requirements to move onto our Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting and also our Level 3 Award in Instructing Weightlifting.