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Master the basics of weightlifting movements

Welcome to the Micro Course where you will learn the fundamentals of weightlifting movements!

Weightlifting is one of the most versatile tools in strength training if the techniques are executed correctly. In this course, we will go through those critical foundational movements.

What you’ll learn?

After this course, you can answer these questions:

  • What is the history of weightlifting?
  • What qualities of strength you can develop with weightlifting?
  • What are the foundational weightlifting movements and the critical technical main points?
  • What effective supplemental lifts you can use to strengthen the whole body?
  • On what does the weightlifting programming base?

Who is your instructor?

Your instructor is Jouni Korhonen, Master of Sport Science. Jouni walked into a gym for the first time in 1994 and has over 20 years of expertise in the fitness and sports industry. He has worked as a lecturer, instructor, and coach, and still continues the tireless pursuit of teaching and coaching the critical basics of strength training.

What’s in the course?

The workload of this Micro Course is around 10 hours, depending on your previous knowledge and understanding of strength training. This Micro Course consists of 5 parts which include videos, links, activating tasks, and quizzes. Introduction and history of weightlifting

  • Squat
  • Snatch
  • Clean
  • Jerk

How to pass?

To pass this course, you will need to complete all the course activities and get at least 75% of them correct. You will also need to give us some feedback at the end of the course.

Once all those parts are completed and we have received your feedback, we will check all everything is completed and prepare your certificate. Please be patient, as it might take us about a week to email your certificate to you.

Health and injury disclaimer

In no event shall Xamk and its subsidiaries or affiliates be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, or indirect damages or claims arising out of your participation in the course.

As a participant in the course, I have read and understood the rules below, and agree to abide by them:

I understand that there is always a risk of injury from exercise. I am aware of and accept the risks of accidents and injuries related to the training. I release Xamk and the course planners from all liability for any injuries or damage to my property that may result from the training.

In case I have any reason to suspect a health problem of any kind, I will seek for examination before starting exercising and attending the course. I understand that all medical appointments, checks, and tests on my health will be at my own expense.

I understand that everyone who participates in independent exercises is responsible for their own insurance coverage in case of possible injury or damage.

Any questions?

We hope that you enjoy the course! If you have any questions about the course material, please do not hesitate to contact us at Edufication@xamk.fi. We will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Don’t forget to answer the course feedback at the end of the course to receive a certificate!