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Burgener Strength – Weightlifting Level 1 Course

April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - April 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


Saturday – April 17, 2021 (9:00 – 4:00)
Sunday – April 18, 2021 (9:00 – 3:00)

The Weightlifting L1 Course objective is to teach coaches and athletes how to teach and perform the snatch, clean, jerk – safely, efficiently and effectively. Come spend 2 days with the Burgener Strength Team dialing in the fundamentals, drills and positions for both the snatch and clean & jerk in both coaching and performance breakouts. The focus is on participants learning and experiencing the foundational teaching points for instructing others to achieve them. (Formerly the CrossFit® Weightlifting Course)

Learning Objectives

  • Fundamentals – Stance, grip, and position are critical components for every lift performed in weightlifting.

  • Burgener Warm-Up and The Skill Transfer Exercises – 10 movements that break down the complexity of the snatch into practical, effective, and specific movements in order to dial in technical efficiency.

  • High Hang Position – The first and most effective position for teaching a new athlete how to snatch or clean.

  • Launch Position – Critical for both the snatch and clean, as it puts the body in a position to generate speed and power throughout the remainder of the lift.

  • Start Position – Learn how to properly “set up” and lift the barbell from the floor to the knees.

  • Clean Fundamentals – How to properly grip and receive the bar when performing a Clean.

  • Front Squat – 5 variations that help teach and develop a strong receiving position in the clean.

  • Burgener Warm Up for the Clean – 5 movements that break down the complexity of the clean into practical, effective and specific movements in order to dial in technical efficiency.

  • Jerk Skill Transfer Exercises – 5 progressive movements that teach an athlete how to take the barbell from shoulder to overhead.

  • Split Jerk – Learn the 5 points of performance for the split jerk through a detailed diagram that marks the feet.


April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am
April 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


Burgener Strength


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314 Eglin Parkway NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 United States
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