Workshops & Continuing Education 

 
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The Essential 6 Kettlebell  Workshop For Coaches

Sunday/ January 8, 2023* / Sunday, January 22, 2023 / Sunday, August 22, 2023
8 am - 12:30 pm

Learn the six foundational kettlebell skills and train your clients like a pro. During this 4.5 hour workshop you will learn the details of the six essential kettlebell movements: swing, clean, snatch, get-up, squat, and press. The workshop is led by Renah Jones, StrongFirst Level 2 Certified Kettlebell Instructor and owner of Dragonfly Fitness and Black Dog Fitness. Continuing education credits available.

Location:

Dragonfly Fitness & Training

5101 Hampton Avenue

St. Louis MO 63109

Price:

Early Bird $199 (before/on December 31, 2022) 

Regular $249

*All sales from this date DONATED to APA

Spots are limited!

What will you get out of this workshop?

 

After taking this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate correct set-up and form for the six essential kettlebell skills including: goblet squats and front squats, single arm and double military presses, two-handed swings and single arm swings, get-up, single and double cleans, and single arm snatches.

  • Explain and understand the muscles used for each movement.

  • Train or build a program using the correct progressions or regressions.

  • Detect, correct and demonstrate common form mistakes.

  • Learn to address and eliminate back, knee and shoulder pain.

  • Use specific drills and cues to build the skill.

Who should attend?

If you coach kettlebell movements or would like to, but have never had any formal training then this workshop is for you! Help your clients get stronger in these essential and most popular kettlebell movements, while also learning ways to eliminate and address back, knee or shoulder pain. You’ll be able to improve their set-up and execution because you’ll learn common mistakes that you may be overlooking and specific cues that are helpful at the just the right times.

The knowledge from this workshop will not only make you stronger and a better coach in these six movements, but you’ll find this valuable information for all of your training or coaching.

Attendees will work with a partner to practice observational and coaching skills.

Attendees will also receive The Essential 6 Kettlebell Workshop Guide.

 

Continuing Education

This course is approved by ACE, NASM and AFAA. Coaches can earn .4 continuing education credits or units (CEC/CEU). Certificates will be emailed after the workshop.

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Day of Details:

 

  • It is recommended to perform kettlebell training without shoes.

  • Questions? Email Renah at renah@dft-stl.com.

Kettlebells for a Cause

Your participation in this kettlebell workshop supports a great cause! A portion of all workshop sales will be donated to local animal rescue organizations.

I learned more than I thought I would. It was very educational in form, tips for my clients and even for my own workouts! The format was great, very relaxed and you can tell you are very knowledgeable. I appreciate you sharing all of that wealth of information. The hands on training works great for me, and it makes it fun!

Stacy H.

It was a great workshop! I appreciate hands on since so many classes are now online. I feel much more confident working these movements with clients and for myself. Thank you!

Jessica D.

I really enjoyed the workshop. Learning how to do the getup was nice, because I’ve never actually learned the proper form. Also, no lower back pain when doing kettlebell swings is nice!

 

Royce I.

The KB swing step by step directions were very good.  I will use that. Also liked the KB clean, because I hadn’t been using that with clients.

 

Joan B.

 

Learned so many new cues for my clients. I am excited to practice on my own and then in turn begin coaching my clients with better cueing and technique. You were incredibly knowledgeable and approachable…felt comfortable asking you questions to which you gave great answers!

 

Kari

I left Renah’s KB workshop feeling much more confident in my coaching skills! In a comfortable, helpful, and easy to absorb fashion, she improved my swing technique and provided me with the knowledge to translate it to clients as a coach. Now I can demo with proper form, give a variety of helpful cues, and assess form more confidently.

 

Erin B.

I have completed four weeks of kettlebell training with Renah and I couldn’t be more grateful for the experience. Although I have worked in the fitness industry for many years, I was blown away by all the techniques I learned, that I had not known before. Renah’s in person instructions and individualized critiques made it fun and easy to learn. It is very difficult to find a StrongFirst level 2 instructor in this area and because of this I feel very blessed to have had the opportunity to work with Renah.

 

Cathy B.

Renah is a remarkable instructor. As someone who is pursuing a Level 1 StrongFirst certification, she really helped me pinpoint my weaknesses and what I can do to improve them. I would highly recommend!

 

Kenny K.

About the Instructor

 

I’m Renah Jones! As a StrongFirst Level 2 Certified Kettlebell Instructor and owner of Dragonfly Fitness and Black Dog Fitness, I understand the importance of learning the details of utilizing and coaching kettlebell movements. 

 

In fact, I was coaching some of these movements INCORRECTLY until I went to my first StrongFirst certification! Now, as a result of my efforts and education, I have clients who swing a kettlebell and move through a get-up better than many coaches.

 

Kettlebell training is my passion. To learn more about private sessions, click here or email me at renah@dft-stl.com and we’ll set up a call to discuss your goals.

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