Eleiko Weightlifting Level 1 (Live course)


Eleiko raises the bar for education delivering an array of programs effectively combining in-depth written course content with a hands-on emphasis on lifting proficiency, program development, and becoming a better coach. The Eleiko Learning System has combined a comprehensive learning design along with instructional design to deliver the most engaging learner-centric experience available for Olympic lifting, powerlifting and functional strength training. The curriculum is competency-based such that the participants can implement the skills and knowledge immediately to increase success of their athletes, members & themselves. Eleiko’s passion for strength, performance and equipment is matched only by our education team’s enthusiasm for quality teaching. WE focus on teaching how to teach, not just what to teach.

The Eleiko Weightlifting Level 1 live course is designed to help you develop a deep understanding of effective instruction, cueing, and feedback and provide a system for assessing and progressing novice or advanced weightlifters.

Our two-day course is designed to up-skill coaches in the areas of coaching, technical movement, and programming for weightlifting. Eleiko Weightlifting Level One introduces participants to the weightlifting movements (snatch and clean & jerk) along with front and overhead squats. It also introduces fundamentals that are required to build basic weightlifting training programmes and/or incorporate weightlifting into traditional programming.

During this course you will:

  • Utilize stance, grip, position and action to instruct proper lifting technique
  • Uncover a simple framework for you to systematically spot, adjust and correct lifting compensations
  • Manipulate the acute variables of a programme to achieve the desired outcome

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn to confidently and systematically progress novice or advanced lifters through weightlifting movements
  • Practice different movement screens to determine someone’s ability (appropriate starting point)
  • Identify compensations and understand how they alter the lifting mechanics
  • Utilize a framework for addressing compensations and improving lifting performance

Course Content:

  • Introduction & Performance
  • Weightlifting movement screens
  • The Snatch
  • The Clean
  • The Jerk
  • Coaching techniques
  • Lifting form the floor
  • Compensations and corrections
  • Coaching to address compensations
  • Coaching activity
  • Programming, placement and progressions

What’s Include:

  • Two days of live education (16 hours total)
  • ELEIKO Weightlifting Level One Level Attending Certificate for CEUs
  • Course manual
Additional information

CEU’s: NASM (1.3), NSCA (1.6) ISSA (18.0)