Coaching Accreditation Course

The opportunity to attend an AWF Coaching Accreditation Course in Hobart comes just once per year. The next course in Hobart is scheduled for Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March.

This course is designed for people who are wanting to learn:

  • the process for learning correct technique of the Olympic lifts or integral parts thereof i.e. power snatch, snatch, power clean, clean, power jerk, jerk, power clean and jerk, clean and jerk.
  • how to coach others to acquire the techniques of olympic weightlifting
  • the basic methodology for incorporating olympic lifts into training for persons who seek power, strength, speed and agility development.

The course is more than 50% practical but persons with injuries or disabilities can participate as participants are not assessed on their own lifting ability but on their ability to impact coaching guidance to others. All the information you need to pass the practical and theory assessment is given to you on the course

The AWF accreditation is essential for anyone engaged in coaching Olympic Weightlifting. There are 10 spaces available at this stage. You can book through the AWF website: