Kettlebell Sport Master Coach Certification


Kettlebell Sport Master Coach Certification

The exams for the Kettlebell Sport Master Coach Certification testify that the successful candidate can demonstrate proper technique and achieve a minimum required score which is derived by number of repetitions x kettlebells weight. This certification is intended for elite athletes or coaches of competition athletes.

The Kettlebell Sport Coach certification is not a prerequisite, but it is highly recommended.

Contestants have 3 different options to choose their exam based on their preference. For each option they need to meet the criteria of minimum kettlebell weight, and total score.

Contestants will be judged from our panel of International Judges on proper technique and score.

Contestants will have to perform a Biathlon test of 2 x 10min sets with the corresponding weights to their age group as shown below.

Men (18-49) Veteran Men (50+) Women (18-49) Veteran Women (50+)
KB weight KB weight KB weight KB weight
Double Jerks 24 16 16 12
Single Snatch (1 change) 24 16 16 12

Contestants will have 30 min break between sets

Total exam duration time: 20 min

In order to complete successfully the test contestants much achieve or surpass the following total score:

Men Veteran Men Women Veteran women
Total minimum score required (points) 4080 2720 2720 2040

At no time during the sets can the participant place the kettlebell on the platform

Only one arm change is permitted during Snatch. Participants may decide to perform all snatches with one arm if they wish.

Contestants will have to perform a 10-min 2-arm LCJ set and a 10-min single snatch set (one change) with the corresponding weights to their age group as shown below.

Men (18-49) Veteran Men (50+) Women (18-49) Veteran Women (50+)
KB weight KB weight KB weight KB weight
Double LCJ – 10 min 24 16 16 12
Snatch – 10 min – 1 change 24 16 16 12

Contestants will have 30 min break between sets

Total exam duration time: 20 min

In order to complete successfully the test contestants much achieve or surpass the following total score:

Men Veteran Men Women Veteran women
Total minimum score required (points) 4080 2720 2720 2040

At no time during the sets can the participant place the kettlebell on the platform

Only one arm change is permitted during Snatch. Participants may decide to perform all snatches with one arm if they wish.

Contestants will have to perform a 30min snatch lifting the corresponding minimum kettlebell weights to their age group as shown below.

Men (18-49) Veteran Men (50+) Women (18-49) Veteran Women (50+)
KB weight KB weight KB weight KB weight
Single Snatch – 30 min – 1 change 16 12 12 8

Total exam duration time: 30 min

In order to complete successfully the test contestants much achieve or surpass the following total score:

Men Veteran Men Women Veteran women
Total minimum score required (points) 5760 4320 4320 2880

At no time during the sets can the participant place the kettlebell on the platform

Multiple hand changes are allowed.