Learn to swing kettlebells
In this online course, you will learn how to use a very popular kettlebell exercise, the kettlebell swing, for weight loss, cardio, power, flexibility, strength, endurance, and so much more. You will learn about many different kettlebell swing variations, and why you would want to use one over the other. You will also learn about goals, programming, and even how to use the kettlebell swing in 7 awesome kettlebell swing workouts that achieve different goals. With all this information you will have everything to work out and even start thinking for yourself.
Learn how to perform the kettlebell swing for cardio, power, strength, and more. This online course is for at-home users, gym goers, athletes, coaches, and trainers. There are several levels for enrollment and an explanation of each is further below.
Enroll in the course and learn how to swing without hurting yourself, avoid back issues, tendonitis, ripped hands, etc. Learn how to teach others. Learn how to perform hundreds of swings unbroken so that you’ll be able to replace high-impact cardio with low-impact cardio. Learn how to pick up on common mistakes and correct those.
The requirements are one kettlebell and no previous experience is required as the material builds up from scratch. The progression is step by step and carefully designed over several years.
You will learn:
- How to swing a kettlebell correctly and safely
- How to avoid common injuries
- How to program the kettlebell swing for workouts
- How to become more efficient as an athlete
This online course is for:
- Anyone wanting to lose weight with one kettlebell
- Anyone who wants to get fitter
- Crossfitters that want to learn how to swing properly from the ground up
- Crossfitters that want to learn more about the American swing
- Athletes or fighters who want to increase their power
- Course material
- Assessments (depending on level)
- Coaching (depending on level)
- Certificate (upon passing)
Level 3 and up needs to be completed within 3 months to obtain a certificate and take advantage of the personalized assessments, but you will retain full access to the videos after this period.
- At-home users
- At least 1 kettlebell
- Internet connection
You can sample the introduction topics of the kettlebell course here.
Level 2 has no pass requirements and is open to everyone. This level is suited for all at-home kettlebell users from complete beginner to intermediate.
Level 3 and up have strict pass requirements. Level 4 and up have some of the toughest kettlebell swing tests in the world.
Kettlebell Course Enrollment Levels
Master The Kettlebell Swing L1 Material
Access to all the study material but without exams or certificates
For at-home and gym users
Master The Kettlebell Swing L2 Course
Access to all the study materials and open exams without any pass requirements
Certificate of participation
For at-home and gym users
Master The Kettlebell Swing Certification L3 Trainer
Upon passing you’ll receive the L3 Trainer Certificate
For professionals and at-home users that want to be assessed
Covers and teaches advanced subjects but does not require testing on them
Test: 200 unbroken double-arm kettlebell swings with a suitable weight
Completion limit: 3 months but you can request a 2-month extension upon enrollment if you start the course with absolutely no previous experience
Titles issued: CKC Kettlebell Trainer, L3 Kettlebell Trainer, Kettlebell Swing Trainer
Master The Kettlebell Swing Certification L4 Teacher
Upon passing you’ll receive the L4 Teacher Certificate and L3 Trainer
Requires testing on advanced subjects
Test: 200 unbroken single-arm swings with a suitable weight and a maximum of 7 switches
Certificate: Trainer and Teacher
Completion limit: 5 months but you can request a 2-month extension upon enrollment if you start the course with absolutely no previous experience
Additional content: Preventing Kettlebell Training Injuries
Titles issued: All from the previous level, CKC Kettlebell Teacher, L3 Kettlebell Teacher, Kettlebell Swing Teacher
Master The Kettlebell Swing Certification L5 Athlete
Upon passing you’ll receive the L5 Athlete Certificate, L4 Teacher, and L3 Trainer
Test: Completion of the 28-Day Kettlebell Swing Challenge
Additional requirements: 10 reps with a 48kg/106lb for males and 32kg/70lb for females. L4 test is to be performed with a 20kg/44lb for males and a 16kg/35lb for females. The Swing Challenge is to be completed with a kettlebell 1/3 body weight.
Certificate: Trainer, Teacher, and Athlete
Completion limit: 6 months
Titles issued: All from previous levels, Kettlebell Swing Specialist, CKC Kettlebell Athlete, L3 Kettlebell Athlete, Kettlebell Swing Athlete
Master The Kettlebell Swing Certification L6 Coach
Upon passing you’ll receive the L6 Coach Certificate, L5 Athlete Certificate, L4 Teacher, and L3 Trainer
Test: Requires the filming of a coaching session, program, and workout design
Certificate: Trainer, Teacher, Athlete, and Coach
Completion limit: 8 months
Additional content: How to Program for Kettlebell Training
Titles issued: All from previous levels, CKC Kettlebell Coach, L3 Kettlebell Coach, Kettlebell Swing Coach
Level 3 and up include physical assessments, tests, exams, and concludes with a certification upon passing successfully. Enrolling in level 4 provides everything from level 3 and so on. For example, when enrolling in level 5, you will need to complete all tests and assessments from levels 3 and 5.
Watch the video below to have some of the course differences explained.
The Level 3 and up certifications are some of the world’s best online kettlebell certifications that you’ll come across. These are not 60-minute online courses that will provide you with a certificate at the push of a button. These certifications transfer knowledge and require you to demonstrate understanding and skill. The level 5 certification is the world’s toughest kettlebell swing test but certainly achievable by everyone who follows the path set out.