Olympic Lift instructor (OLi)

Equipment Used: PVC Pipes, Olympic Barbells, Bumper Plates, Collars
Learning resources: You will receive a study guide
To register: Complete an Registration form
Olympic Lift Instructor Certification (OLi) is a specialisation certification intended for continued professional development (CPD) for qualified fitness and sport coaching professionals. The course is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa (REPSSA). REPSSA is part of ICREPS; an international confederation of registers for exercise professionals which operates world-wide, allowing members to work anywhere in the world.
Course Objectives
This course teaches you the basic lifts of Olympic Lifting and the key fundamental coaching techniques for you and your clients.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Correct lifting protocol for basic lifts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the biomechanics behind lifting
  • Implement coaching and corrective strategies
  • Use flexibility strategies in training techniques
Academic delivery and mode of learning
The programme is delivered in a practical workshop format over 2-days and includes assessment.
Admission criteria and certification requirements
Applicants should be qualified fitness or sport coaching practitioners with an accredited fitness or coaching qualification.

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