PRIDE Kettlebell Certification by ISFTA

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Level 1: ISFTA Kettlebell Certificate

Cost: $499.00 + $7.00 materials & shipping
-You may add the Level 2 exam for 199.00 or attend the Level 2 workshop for the fees listed below.
(Split payment plans available.)

Level 2: ISFTA Advanced Kettlebell Certificate

(Must hold a Level 1 ISFTA Kettlebell Certificate.)
Cost: $399.00
(Split payment plans available.)

Over the past few years, the industry surrounding the use of the kettlebell has grown by leaps and bounds.  With kettlebells growing in popularity as the exercise tool of choice, be it for professional athletes, medical professionals, sport coaches, or simply your general fitness population looking for a more effective workout, there is no question that there is a rising demand for highly skilled and competent kettlebell instructors.  The ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification will  increase your knowledge of the proper use and role of kettlebells in the prescription of fitness programming to your clients.

The ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification combines educational lectures with a large emphasis on practical application, demonstration and students hands-on participation. The workshop is comprehensive and provides a forum to learn and review the core competencies included in the ISFTA Kettlebell Certification text and the ISFTA Kettlebell Certification Exam.

Once we receive your registration, your study materials will be shipped.
Space is limited and the sooner you register, the more study time you will have prior to the class.

An ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification can help the experienced fitness professional expand their career through:

  • Increased marketability with a fast-growing interest associated with this unique and versatile tool.
  • Igniting new ways to engage your clients.
  • Increased confidence with the prescription of kettlebell exercises and fitness regimens.
  • Giving you the edge on the competition with tools that can diversify you from other trainers.
  • Adding new ways of generating revenue by incorporating the kettlebell into specialized group classes or boot-camps.

ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification core concepts include:

  • LEVEL 1
    • Kettlebell program design.
    • How to scale movements for varying fitness levels.
    • Beginner, intermediate and advanced concepts of general kettlebell conditioning.
    • The primary lifts and variations and how to include them in your fitness programming.
    • Level One Core concepts and modifications/variations for:
Swing progression – Cleans progression – Over head press – Deadlift progression
Squat progression – Floor press – Rows – Slingshots – Figure 8s – Renegade rows
    • How to properly warm up and cool down
  • LEVEL 2
    • Advanced Kettlebell program design.
    • Advanced concepts of kettlebell conditioning.
    • Level Two Core concepts and modifications/variations for:
Snatches – Alternating Cleans – Turkish get-ups – Windmills – Jerks
    • Coaching Assessment
      • Show up prepared to teach 1 or more of the over 20 foundational kettlebell exercises from the ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification Level 1 curriculum.  We suggest you review your Level-1 notes in regards to the teaching progressions and correcting common errors.

Certificate awarded upon successful completion of all requirements.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR KETTLEBELL CERTIFICATION?

Level 1 ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification:

Investment is $499, which includes your course materials, 2-DAY LIVE workshop, written and practical exam fees. If you prefer, you can choose the split payment option and register for just $299. The final payment must be made PRIOR to taking your exam.

You also have the option of adding the Level 2 exam to your Level 1 workshop for only $199.00 or attend the Level 2 workshop for the fees listed below.  If you choose to add this option you will be given the  Level 2 practical exam along with your Level 1 practical exam on the last day of the workshop.

The Level 1 ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification examination has two components: a written examination consisting of 90 multiple-choice questions and a practical examination consisting of 12 PASS or FAIL objectives. Each component is designed to test the knowledge and skills of the candidate and their ability to enter the industry as an Level 1 ISFTA Kettlebell Certificate holder. Candidates will be given two hours to complete the written examination. Both the written and practical examinations will be scored at the ISFTA Headquarters. The successful candidate must correctly answer 80% of the questions on the written examination. The practical examination is evaluated on your ability to accurately demonstrate all of the 12 ISFTA Kettlebell Certification objectives.

ISFTA CEU Approvals: CPT-8 ISFTA CEU’s/GXI-8 ISFTA CEU’s

Level 2 ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification:

(Prerequisite: Level 1 ISFTA Kettbell Certificate.)

Investment is $399., which includes a 1-DAY LIVE workshop and practical exam fee. If you prefer, you can choose the split payment option and register for just $199. The final payment must be made PRIOR to taking your exam.

The Level 2 ISFTA Kettlebell Training Certification examination consists of 9 PASS or FAIL practical objectives. Each objective is designed to test the knowledge and skills of the candidate and their ability to enter the industry as an Level 2 ISFTA Kettlebell Certificate holder. The practical examination is evaluated on your ability to accurately demonstrate all of the 9 ISFTA Kettlebell Certification objectives.

ISFTA CEU Approvals: CPT-4 ISFTA CEU’s/GXI-4 ISFTA CEU’s

When should I expect my results?

Within 12-14 business days from the submission of your examinations you will receive your results. Both the written and practical examination results are reported as PASS or FAIL. In order to obtain your certification, you MUST obtain a passing score on both the written and practical examinations. Telephone inquiries regarding your results are not permitted.

Retest Policies & Procedures:

In the event that you do not pass either the written or the practical examination, you do have options. You may retake the exam at ANY regularly scheduled ISFTA Kettlebell Certification Workshop in your area. If you choose this option you have the choice to attend the whole seminar again or to just sit for the examination. Either way, you must call ISFTA Headquarters at least 48 hours prior to the workshop to let us know you will be taking the exam and to pay your retest fee. The ISFTA retest fee is $99.

NOTE: YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL COURSEWORK AND TESTING WITHIN 3 MONTHS. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL REQUIRE YOU TO SUBMIT A NEW REGISTRATION!!!

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