JTA Olympic Weightlifting Course




The aim of our Olympic Weightlifting Instructor Course is to provide a comprehensive overview for fitness professionals of the background and practical application of Olympic lifting.

On-site Training: If you are looking to hold this training at your own location for 8+ people, please contact us for a quote. Price including VAT, expenses may be added to final costs.

If you'd like to speak to someone please contact our sales team on 01553 763285 or email

Course objectives: By the end of the course, attendees will have learnt how to:

  • Understand the correct terminology for the Olympic Lifts, modified lifts and the pulls.
  • Understand the safety considerations and contra-­‐indications associated with Olympic weightlifting.
  • List the benefits of Olympic lifting as part of a well-­‐rounded and appropriately periodised resistance training programme.
  • Demonstrate competent techniques for the Power Clean, Split Jerk and Power Snatch exercises.
  • Apply progressions and regressions to the Clean, Jerk and Snatch exercises.
  • Show an understanding of how to include assistant exercises, Olympic Pulls, Modified Olympic Lifts and the Olympic Lifts within a progressive resistance training programme.

There will be practical aspects of this course so participants should be prepared for some physical activity.

Assessments: Theory - Completion of theory assessment multiple-choice questionnaire with 80% pass mark (32/40)
Practical – Competent Demonstration of the following – Power Clean, Split Jerk & Power Snatch Competent teaching and coaching of the Snatch Balance

Uses - Personal Training, Strength & Conditioning Training

Outcome: 8 CPD points awarded on completion. 

Entry Requirements - Attendees should possess a Level 2 Gym Instructor or Studio Instructor Qualification minimum.

Venue Locations: On-site only.

Venue requirements: If hosting this course on-site please ensure that the following can be provided for the course: 3 barbells with enough bumper plates to have varied weights up to 60kg.

Course duration: 8hrs 

*Once you have purchased your course you will be contacted by our team to book you onto our next available course start date which is suitable for you

If you require any further information please contact our sales team on 01553 763285 at: 

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