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BWL Online Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting

BWL Online Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting

Progress to become an Independent Coach in Olympic Weightlifting with a Level 2 certification.


This online course is designed for coaches who hold their level 1 certification and currently deliver and work with small groups of athletes under the supervision from a more qualified coach.



It is ideal if you want to learn at your own pace, at hours that work best for you, to qualify to work independently and completing your Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Olympic Weightlifting also enables you to apply for a BWL Coach License to assist athletes at national competitions as their authorised coach.As the National Governing Body for weightlifting and para powerlifting all of our courses offer an unrivalled standard of training to help you achieve your personal goals and help your clients to reach theirs.


Who is the course for?

Level 1 Olympic Weightlifting Assistant Coaches, currently coaching weightlifting under the supervision of a more qualified coach


What does the course cover?

Design effective programmes that support an athlete’s developmentKey psychological skills that athletes need to develop performance
Create linked and progressive sessions in a 6-week training block

Use the BWL Technical Model to identify technical errors and come up with effective interventions

Specific assistance exercises to help athletes get the most from their training

An introduction to competition coaching


What does it qualify me to do?

Work as an independent coach in Olympic WeightliftingApply for a BWL Coach License to assist athletes at national competitions


How long does it take to complete the course?

The length of this course is 24 - 28 hours

Competing this online course provides you with the flexibility to choose your own hours to learn Assessments

Coaches will be able to achieve this qualification after they have successfully completed a selection of online assessments. The course has been structured to allow coaches to do this from home.


Coaches will have support from a BWL Educator who will guide you through the assessment process.



Level 1 Coaching Olympic Weightlifting certificate is a prerequisite to be able to complete Level 2

Be at least 17 years of age on the first day of the course

Be able to communicate effectively in English

Get a free class or workshop at London Strength* or Brunel Weightlifting with every course! 
*Not including £10 Gymbox drop in fee

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