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FTScotland Kettlebell Instructor Award


£250.00 Kettlebell Instructor Course (non-refundable payment)

The Kettlebell Instructor Course is for those instructors looking to continue their professional development by becoming competent in the teaching and planning of kettlebell exercises to clients.

Our focus is on teaching our instructors how to safely and effectively, use kettlebell techniques including the swing, clean, press and snatch.

Applications for all courses close at 12 pm on the Monday before the course commences, unless the course is full prior to this.

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In Person Delivery

Day 1
Kettlebell theory
Kettlebell posture
Kettlebell squat
Kettlebell press
Kettlebell swing – one handed
Kettlebell swing – two handed
Kettlebell Outside swing
Kettlebell Overhead swing
Kettlebell Clean
Kettlebell Clean and press
Kettlebell Snatch
Kettlebell Group workout session

Day 2
Kettlebell Double squat
Kettlebell Clean and Press
Kettlebell Windmill and Turkish Get up
Kettlebell Programming
Kettlebell Requirements of assessments
Kettlebell Practical assessment practice
Kettlebell Summative Individual Practical Assessment and feedback


From a planned programme that is devised by the candidate on the course, the candidate will instruct a client safely and effectively through a range of kettlebell exercises.

Course Dates



Entry Requirement

The FTScotland Kettlebell Instructor Award holds an entry requirement of Level 2 Fitness Instructor.

Some experience of kettlebell classes or experience of using kettlebells is highly recommended.

The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.


On completion candidates will be awarded with an FTScotland Kettlebell Instructor certificate.

Progression Route

This qualification provides progression to the following qualifications:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuits.

Customer Testimonials

Having not ever used kettlebells before, I was a bit worried about how I would get on, I surprised myself at what I could do and really enjoyed the course. I will definitely be adding kettlebells into workouts.

Nicola - Bettyhill March 2019

The tutor made the course fantastic; she has a wealth of knowledge and experience. A great choice of tutor. Very inclusive tutoring style. Altogether great fun. I now have more detailed knowledge of kettlebells.

Andrew - Dundee March 2019