Level 1 Coaching Course

A Level 1 Coach will typically assist a more experienced coach in delivering session or instruct those that are within their first year of calisthenics training. There are no formal requirements or pre-requisites to complete this course, and as such, the course covers:

  • General principles of bodyweight training and the coaching process
  • Health and safety (including assessing risk, gathering participant information, safeguarding children & vulnerable adults)
  • Components of a session
  • Basic first aid

The practical elements are delivered over one day, supported by additional independent study completed before/after the practical day.
The practical elements of the course include:

  • Push: Push Ups / Dips
  • Pull: Rows / Pull-Ups / Chin-Ups
  • Core: Plank / Hollow Body Hold / L-sit
  • Legs: Squat / Lunge / Assisted Single Leg Squat
  • Static Holds: Handstand Prep / Crow
  • General movement prep. & warm-up activities
  • Static cool-down stretches
  • Basic first aid

Attendees will receive a course manual detailing the practical coaching exercises and techniques, as well as a series of pre-planned sessions.
Those completing the course will receive a certificate of attendance however to become a Certified Level 1 Calisthenics Coach you will also need to complete the following assessments:

  • Short answer worksheet covering fundamental coaching skills
  • Record of instructing four sessions and self-evaluation worksheet
Key Facts
  • Course duration:

    1 day (plus home study)

  • Course cost:


  • Course content:

    Principles of coaching, health & safety, first aid, principles of bodyweight training, fundamental calisthenics movements; push, pull, core, legs, static holds

  • Assessment:

    Worksheet, coaching log and self-evaluation

  • Venues:

    Southampton, London

Upcoming courses:

Southampton £125

Move Training Centre, SO15 4HU
23rd June (9am-5pm)

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London £125

Brunel University, UB8 3PH
21st July (9am-5pm)

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