Weightlifting Level 1 (Online)

An online course where you'll learn and experience the foundational teaching points

CrossFit Preferred Course

Course Details

The Weightlifting L1 Course objective is to teach coaches and athletes how to teach and perform the snatch, clean, jerk – safely, efficiently and effectively. Come spend 2 days with the Burgener Strength Team dialing in the fundamentals, drills and positions for both the snatch and clean & jerk in both coaching and performance breakouts. The focus is on participants learning and experiencing the foundational teaching points for instructing others to achieve them. (Formerly the CrossFit® Weightlifting Course)

Course Objectives

Stance, grip, and position are critical components for every lift performed in weightlifting.

10 movements that break down the complexity of the snatch into practical, effective, and specific movements in order to dial in technical efficiency.

The first and most effective position for teaching a new athlete how to snatch or clean.

Critical for both the snatch and clean, as it puts the body in a position to generate speed and power throughout the remainder of the lift.

Learn how to properly “set up” and lift the barbell from the floor to the knees.

How to properly grip and receive the bar when performing a Clean.

5 movements that break down the complexity of the clean into practical, effective and specific movements in order to dial in technical efficiency.

5 variations that help teach and develop a strong receiving position in the clean.

5 progressive movements that teach an athlete how to take the barbell from shoulder to overhead.

Learn the 5 points of performance for the split jerk through a detailed diagram that marks the feet.

Attendee Checklist

  • Internet Connection (fast enough to run a video conference call) and a Phone or Computer

  • Pen and Paper (or any other means for taking notes) 

  • A little room to freely move and a PVC, dowel, or broomstick 

  • An empty barbell or training bar would be great if you happen to have access to one but it is not required

  • Webcam – All online courses are will be live on Zoom, details about set up will be delivered after course registration.

Additional Details

The Online Level 1 course takes place over 2 days with a time commitment of 4.5 hours each day, plus 2 hours of practical application at the end of day 1.

The Online Weightlifting L1 is currently offered in English and Spanish

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant may claim 11 CEUs towards their continuing education.

-Regular Price: $475

-Due to the large quantity of courses scheduled, Burgener Strength does not accommodate refunds or transfers.

-Please email info@burgenerstrength.com to inquire about available discounts for:

  • Active duty or retired (upon 20 years of service or permanent medical retirement):

    1. military personnel;

    2. first responders;

    3. law enforcement personnel.

  • Groups of 5 or more people.

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