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Olympic Lifting For Kids

$30.00

What does this course cover?

This comprehensive course teaching you everything you need to know about teaching children the basics of Olympic weightlifting, including education, drills and games. It also outlines a detailed ten week lesson plan to progress children safely and effectively.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone working with children and exercise.
  • Anyone who would like to teach children Olympic Lifting safely and effectively.

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What does this course cover?

This comprehensive course teaching you everything you need to know about teaching children the basics of Olympic weightlifting, including education, drills and games. It also outlines a detailed ten week lesson plan to progress children safely and effectively.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone working with children and exercise.
  • Anyone who would like to teach children Olympic Lifting safely and effectively.

 

What modules does this course contain?

  • Introduction.
  • The Standing Monkey.
  • The Stretchy Cat.
  • The Proud Grasshopper.
  • The Jumping Frog.
  • Torpedo Elbows.
  • Duck Walks.
  • Recognition, Tracking and Progress.
  • Box Jumps.
  • Ledge Jumps.
  • Larry The Lamp Post.
  • Split Starfish.
  • Robot Man.
  • The Wrap Up.

 

What are the learning outcomes for this course?

  • Understand the specific considerations of Olympic Weightlifting for children.
  • Understand the most effective learning styles for children.
  • Understand how to make Olympic Weightlifting both safe and beneficial for children.
  • Understand the importance of teaching proper positions and technique.
  • Understand the psychology of teaching children.
  • Understand the equipment and attire needed for Olympic Weightlifting.
  • Understand and be able to teach the correct start position for the Olympic Lifts.
  • Understand and be able to teach the hook grip.
  • Be able to implement games to teach the start position for the Olympic Lifts.
  • Understand the importance of stretching for children and Olympic Lifters.
  • Understand and know how to complete the most important stretches.
  • Understand and be able to teach the correct position for the front squat.
  • Be able to implement games to teach the front squat.
  • Understand and be able to teach the Olympic Lifting ‘pulls’ through jumping.
  • Be able to implement games to teach the Olympic Lifting ‘pulls’ through jumping.
  • Understand and be able to teach the ‘high elbows’ position the Olympic Lifts.
  • Be able to implement games to teach ‘high elbows’ position the Olympic Lifts.
  • Understand the benefits of ‘duck walks’ for positions, mobility, core stability, and balance.
  • Be able to implement games to teach ‘duck walks’.
  • Understand and be able to implement measures and benchmarks to gauge the progress of your students.
  • Understand and be able to implement box jumps as an accessory to Olympic Lifting.
  • Be able to implement games using box jumps.
  • Understand and be able to teach ‘ledge jumps’ for correct jumping mechanics.
  • Understand and be able to teach the set-up position for the jerk.
  • Understand and be able to teach the dip for the jerk.
  • Understand and be able to teach the drive for the jerk.
  • Be able to implement games to teach the set-up, dip and drive positions for the jerk.
  • Understand and be able to teach the split jerk position.
  • Be able to implement games to teach the split jerk position.
  • Understand how to put all elements together to teach children the complete Olympic lifts.
  • Understand the main principles of the ‘Oly 4 Kids’ program.

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