CF HQ Weightlifting Seminar – September 20th – 21st 2014

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Spend two full days with CrossFit Weightlifting Seminar Staff learning, studying and practicing the two basic lifts.

The snatch and clean and jerk bring speed, power, coordination, agility, accuracy and balance to your strength training. These lifts are indispensable to CrossFit programming, and expert coaching is a powerful advantage.


Saturday: Snatch instruction (all day)

  • 0900: Welcome and expectations
  • 0915: Lateral speed and agility warm-up plus junkyard-dog warm-up
  • 0930: Snatch instruction
    1. Burgener Warm-Up
    2. Snatch skill transfer exercises
    3. Snatch from high hang
  • 1200: Lunch
  • 1300: Barbell snatch instruction
    1. Snatch from high hang
    2. Snatch from takeoff position
    3. Lift from floor to takeoff position
    4. Snatch from floor
  • 1600: Secure

Sunday: Snatch review and clean and jerk

  • 0900: Review
  • 0915: Lateral speed and agility warm-up and junkyard-dog warm-up
  • 0930: Snatch: Putting together what you learned Saturday
  • 1015: Front squat
  • 11:00 Clean instruction
    1. High hang
    2. Takeoff position
    3. Floor
  • 1200: Lunch
  • 1300: Learning the jerk
    1. Skill transfer exercises
    2. Footwork
  • 1400: Putting the clean and jerk together
  • 1500: Secure

Frequently Asked Questions

#1: Are there any pre-requisites for this course?

No. Anyone can attend; however, to receive a Trainer Certificate for the Weightlifting Trainer Course one must hold a valid and current Level 1 Trainer Certificate. If you attend and do not hold a valid and current Level 1 Trainer Certificate, you will be issued a Certificate of Attendance.

#2: What are the requirements for becoming CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer?

The requirements for this credential are stringent, primarily for your protection and the safety of those you train. They are:

  • Holding a valid and current CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate
  • Course Attendance 100%
  • Participation 100%

#3: When will I receive my certificate?

You will receive your certificate at the completion of the seminar.






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