Collar City CrossFit in Troy, NY will be hosting both a Kettlebell/Mobility Workshop and a IKFF KB Level 1 Certification the weekend of September 27th- 29th.
Friday, September 27th from 5-8 they will be having the KB/Mobility Workshop, the cost is $99 per person and will be taught by Ken Blackburn who is also teaching the KB Cert that weekend. If you want to sign up e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a great opportunity if you can't make it to the cert but want to learn more about KB's and mobility.
Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29th from 9-5pm each day they are hosting the IKFF KB certification. They have been offered a special deal of $750 for the cert with the option of paying it in 2 payments over 2 months, so please take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity. Here is the link to the website but email email@example.com to get the discounted price. http://www.ikff.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=508&Itemid=40 You will learn so much more about kettlebell movements and have a great time doing it.
Below is some information about the certification:
Certified Kettlebell Teacher (CKT) Level 1 Certification:
The IKFF CKT Level 1 course is perfect for beginning, intermediate and even advanced k-bell practitioners. You will learn the proper mechanics/alignment, breathing and groove (k-bell trajectory and position) for all the classical lifts.
The IKFF prides itself as being an evolving and ever improving organization – thus, you can feel confident that you are truly learning a cutting edge system and methodology that will deliver results while at the same time ensuring you and your client’s safety.
The CKT Level 1 course focuses on two high level points:
1. Mastery of the basics – You will learn all the fundamental kettlebell exercises, several variations and most importantly, the key physical training principles underlying and associated with each movement.
2. Coaching skills – In addition to learning how to take your own fitness to higher levels, you will learn how to coach others safely and effectively utilizing a process Steve has refined over several years and thousands of clients.
• Push Press
• Jerk (taught but not tested on)
• Long Cycle (Clean + Jerk – taught but not tested on)
To read more about this certification, click here. This is open to anyone, not just members of CCCF so if you know of anyone who might be interested, please pass the word on.