The CrossFit® Weightlifting Course
Two days of learning, performing and teaching the fundamentals, drills and positions of Olympic Weightlifting
The CrossFit Weightlifting 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.
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 variations that help teach and develop a strong receiving position in the 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 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.
(09:00 – 17:00)
09:00 – Course Objective
09.30 – Fundamentals for the Snatch
10:30 – Burgener Warm-Up for the Snatch
11:30 – Snatch Skill Transfer Exercises
12:30 – Split Snatch
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Positions: High Hang + Mid Thigh Snatch
15:00 – Positions: Hang Snatch/Launch Position
16:00 – Positions: Start Position/First Pull
17:00 – Secure
(09:00 – 16:00)
09:00 – Snatch Review
10:00 – Snatch Breakout
11.00 – Clean Fundamentals
11.10 – Front Squats
11:30 – Burgener Warm-Up for the Clean
12:00 – Positions: Clean
12:45 – Adjustments for the Jerk
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Jerk Skill Transfer Exercises
14:30 – Split Jerk
15:15 – Clean and Jerk Breakout
16:00 – Secure
- None. These courses are open to both coaches and athletes, and all experience levels are welcome.
- Trainers with a CrossFit Level 1 (or higher) credential will earn a trainer certificate following completion of the CrossFit® Weightlifting Course
The default language is English, unless otherwise stated on the course registration page.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant may claim 13 CEUs towards their continuing education.
- CrossFit reserves the right to update pricing at any time. Pricing is applicable at the time registration is opened. Applicable local taxes are added at checkout.
- Due to the large quantity of courses scheduled, CrossFit does not accommodate refunds or transfers.
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