Full Day Training Course

Training Course Details

Benefit from a seven hour training workshop with an Origin Fitness Master trainer covering popular topics in today’s industry, choosing from two to four topics from the Module Description list

A half day course can be delivered at the Origin Fitness Headquarters, or at your own facility (extra cost for travel and accommodation may be added to the list price). If you opt to host the training course(s) at your own facility, all equipment required for the chosen course(s) must already be present on site.

Handouts and slides will be provided along with a completion certificate.

Booking in advance is recommended to secure the date that fits you. Four weeks minimum lead time.

For more information on putting together your bespoke training day, contact claire@originfitness.com


Module Description


Weight Lifting for a Gym Setting

The aim of the Weight Lifting for a Gym Setting course is to teach you the practical and realistic application of this modailty of training to your customers.

By the end of the workshop, candidates will be able to:

  • Teach the techniques of all the major lifts.
  • Know about the need and use of accessory exercises.
  • Apply the principles of effective preparation (warm-up) for training and performance.
  • Plan group weightlifting classes.
  • Group programming.

Olympic Lifting

The aim of our Olympic Weightlifting Course is to provide a comprehensive practical overview for fitness professionals about the background, science and application of Olympic Weightlifting

By the end of the workshop, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the correct terminology for the Olympic lifts, modified lifts and pulls.
  • Understand the safety considerations and contra-indications associated with Olympic weightlifting.
  • List the benefits of Olympic lifting as part of a well-rounded and appropriately periodised resistance training programme.
  • Demonstrate competent techniques for the power clean, jerk and power snatch exercises.
  • Apply progressions and regressions to the clean, jerk and snatch exercises.
  • Show an understanding of how to include assistant exercises, Olympic pulls, modified Olympic lifts and the Olympic lifts, within a progressive resistance training programme.

Kettlebells Instructor Certification

The aim of our Kettlebell Instructor Certification is to provide a comprehensive and practical training course for fitness professionals of the background, science and practical application of kettlebell training.

By the end of the course, candidates will be able to:

  • List the benefits of kettlebell training and how it differs from all other training methods.
  • List and practically apply the safety considerations of training with a kettlebell.
  • Apply the warm-up drills into a safe and specific warm up for kettlebell training sessions.
  • Demonstrate the correct techniques for the foundation kettlebell exercises.
  • Teach, analyse and correct technique for the foundations kettlebell exercises
  • Utilise remedial drills to correct the common technical errors.
  • Apply and integrate kettlebell exercises into a comprehensive and effective training programme

Sandbag Training Workshop

The aim of our Sandbag Training Workshop is to provide a comprehensive practical overview for fitness about the background, science and application of sandbag training.

By the end of the course, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of sandbag training and how this equipment fits into the functional training methodology
  • Understand the safety considerations and how to safely and effectively use sandbags.
  • Demonstrate the correct techniques for different upper body, lowed body and core sandbag exercises.
  • Progress and regress these exercises using a variety of methods.
  • List the pros and cons of sandbag training in comparison to other training modalities.

Self-Myofascial Release

Our Self-Myofascial Release with Foam Roller Course will teach you all of the required safety and contra-indications, the considerations, the theory of Self- Myofascial Release and its application.

This course will enable you to develop and perfect your own knowledge and technique, as well as introducing this type of exercise to your clients. Foam Rollers are fantastic for functional training and postural correction.

Self-Myofascial Release (SMFR) is a great technique used by many trainers to improve flexibility, function, performance and reduce injuries with their clients. Once you know how and why to use Foam Rollers properly, you will undoubtedly get every one of your clients on this piece of equipment.

Athletic clients will be able to maximise recovery, breakdown scar tissue and reduce adaptive shortening, whilst non-athletic clients will be able to improve functional flexibility and massage restrictions away.


Functional Training

The aim of our Functional Training Workshop is to provide a comprehensive practical overview for fitness professionals about the background, science and application of functional training

By the end of the course, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits and considerations of using different pieces of functional training equipment.
  • Understand the safety considerations and contra-indications associated with common functional training equipment.
  • Gain the knowledge and practical experience of correct technique for basic exercises with functional training equipment, such as barbells, dumbbells, medicine balls, sandbags, ropes, cables and ViPRs.
  • Gain an understanding of how to include these functional training exercises within a resistance training programme for individuals or small groups

Suspension Training

The aim of our Suspension Training Workshop is to provide a comprehensive practical overview for fitness professionals about the background, science and application of suspension training

By the end of the course, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of suspension training and how this equipment fits into the functional training methodology.
  • Understand the safety considerations and how to safely and effectively use suspension training.
  • Demonstrate the correct techniques for different upper body, lower body and core suspension exercises.
  • Progress and regress these exercises using a variety of methods.
  • List the pros and cons of suspension training in comparison with other training modalities.

Indoor Cycling

The aim of our Studio Cycling Instructor Course is to teach you the theory and practical application of Indoor Studio Cycling

By the end of this course, candidates should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the importance of safety on a studio bike.
  • Plan a safe and effective studio cycling class.
  • Understand the different intensity options available.
  • Understand how to use music effectively for planning and choreography.
  • Discuss the importance of communication and cueing.
  • Teach a safe and effective studio cycling class.

The Big Three - Squat, Bench and Deadlift

The aim of this workshop is to establish practical competency in the squat, deadlift and bench press.

By the end of the course, candidates will understand:

  • The techniques of all the major lifts
  • The need and use of accessory exercises.
  • How to apply the principles of effective preparation (warm-up) for training and performance.
  • How to deliver safe effective training.
  • Programming overview.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

This day will review the origins of high intensity training protocols and the unique advantages that can be gained from performing a variety of different work:to rest intervals when compared to steady state training.

You will have an opportunity to experience a number of protocols and and practice how to effectively monitor intensity to get results. Be prepared to cover a lot of ground in cardiorespiratory physiology and practically experience the full range of cardiovascular intensities.

By the end of the day, candidates will understand:

  • The different adaptations that can be expected from high intensity intervals compared to steady state cardiovascular training.
  • How to most effectively choose the equipment most appropriate for different protocols and how to monitor intensity above 100% maximum heart rate.

Weightlifting for Powerlifters

The aim of the Weightlifting for Powerlifters course is to allow you to use skills and techniques from the sport of weightlifting to assist with your powerlifting programming and performance.

By the end of the workshop the coaches will be able to:

  • Identify key factors which contribute to common avoidable sports injuries in Powerlifters.
  • Identify the benefits of good posture.
  • Attendees will have practised coaching key Weightlifting training movements and will have discussed their application to powerlifting performance and injury prevention. Including: the ‘weightlifting’ back squat, the overhead squat and front squat, the clean and its derivative movements; halted dead lift, Romanian dead lift, explosive pulls from the thigh, knee and floor
  • Recognise a sound technical model to the coaching of overhead pressing movements.
  • Apply the principles of effective preparation (warm-up) for training and performance.
  • Apply all the above to the enhancement of Powerlifting performance and for injury prevention.

Women and Weight Training

The aim of the Women and Weight Lifting course is to teach you the considerations, benefits and practical applications to weight training and women

By the end of the workshop the candidates will understand:

  • The techniques of all the major lifts.
  • The need and use of accessory exercises.
  • How to apply the principles of effective preparation (warm-up) for training and performance.
  • The benefits for women.
  • Group training specific to women.