EGSA’s Training Certification Program, Workshops and Seminars

EGSA’s LEVEL 1 and 2 CERTIFICATIONS with MSIC JENNIFER HINTERBERGER and MSIC GREGOR SOBOČAN
  • LEVEL 1: EGSA Kettlebell Fitness Instructor Certification
  • LEVEL 2: EGSA Kettlebell Sport Coach Certification
Note:  This is not only for kettlebell sport enthusiasts.  Level 1 qualifies people interested in teaching kettlebells for fitness. Both Level 1 & 2 Certification may be achieved in the same 2-day course if both written and physical tests are passed successfully.

DAY ONE:

Students will learn technical details, safety precautions, common mistakes and instructional cues for proper execution and success with the following kettlebell fitness exercises: – 2-Hand Swings – Hand-to-Hand Swings – Rack Position – Dips – Push Press – Lockout and Fixation – Clean and Push Press – Half Snatch PHYSICAL TEST All participants aiming to become certified as a LEVEL ONE EGSA KETTLEBELL FITNESS INSTRUCTOR must complete both a written and physical examination. The physical test requires the participant to complete 20 minutes of sustained exercise with the movements listed above.

DAY TWO:

Students will learn technical details, safety precautions, common mistakes and instructional cues for proper execution and success with the following kettlebell sport exercises: -Snatch – One Arm Jerk – One Arm Long Cycle – Rack Position with Doubles – Double Bell Jerk – Double Bell Long Cycle PHYSICAL TEST All participants aiming to become certified as a LEVEL TWO EGSA KETTLEBELL SPORT COACH must complete both a written and physical examination. The physical test requires male participants to complete 2X16kg LC for 5 minutes and women to complete 2X12kg LC for 5 minutes. The pace does not matter. The EGSA wants to ensure that you are capable of working with this weight for time.

PRICE – 1 DAY (Level 1 EGSA Kettlebell Fitness Instructor) = 200 eur

PRICE – 2 DAYS (Level 2 EGSA Kettlebell Sport Coach) = 350 eur

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

The EGSA believes in developing coaches that understand the importance and implementation of structured and safe progression in all micro, meso and macro training cycles, as well as, in each individual training session.  Participants will learn effective methods to warm-up muscles and improve joint mobility for kettlebell fitness and kettlebell sport exercises.  Day two will also involve a kettlebell sport theory lesson where training cycles and prescription of programming and pace per exercise will be taught. This information will be tested in a written examination at the end of day 2. EGSA’s WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS and SPORTCAMPS are perfect for a smaller group of trainers and athletes, who want more individual aproach. The program of workshops, seminars and sportcamps is adapted to the needs, wishes and goals of the group.

The owner of EGSA’s educational program is GREGOR SOBOČAN, Master of Sports International Class,  Master Trainer, world – class athlete and coach, international lecturer with deep knowledge of Kettlebell lifting and sport and training in general! He started his first EGSA certification in 2005, and till now, certified many coaches according to EGSA’s certification program all around the world. He educates himself regularly on elite Kettlebell Lifting Institutions in Russia (Omsk State University, KetAcademy).

Gregor Sobočan, Master of Sport International Class, Master Trainer at Ketacdamy,
RKC (StrongFirst) Level 1, (2005) RKC (StrongFirst) Level 2 + Master Trainer (2006) WKC (world Kettlebell Club) Trainer (2007) WKC Master Trainer, Head Coach of Slovenian Kettlebell Club (2008) WKC World Champion, WKC Master Coach (2009) Founder of EGSA, Master of Sports at IUKL and WKC (2010) World vice Champion IGSF (2011) Years 2012 – 2016; won medal on every bigger (European or World Championship)  Founder of Kettlebell Šport Zveza Slovenije (Slovenian Kettlebell Sport Association) (2013); president of Kettlebell šport zveza Slovenije (present) Diploma from Sport University of OMSK (Kettlebell Lifting) (2014) Author of the first comprehensive book on Kettlebell Lifting, bestseller (2015) Ketacademy Master Coach – world’s highest and most recognized licence in Kettlebell Lifting: [as a Coach you need to pass 3 levels of coaching exams and as an Athlete you must be Master of Sports International Class Ranked and at the same time, a Coach must have one Athlete with the same Rank]. Gregor Sobočan meets all three criteria and is the only Coach with this title outside Russia.   Gregor certified and educated more then 2000 coaches around the world (under different organizations) and carried out more than 200 workshops and seminars on his own!
Gregor’s best results:
KB weight JERK SNATCH LONGCYCLE
32 kg 120 reps 167 reps 67 reps
28 kg 139 reps 211 reps 87 reps
24 kg 175 reps 241 reps 106 reps
JENNIFER HINTENBERGER  
EGSA Master Coach Level 3 Certified KETAcademy Coach World Kettlebell Club (WKC) Kettlebell Sport Coach American Kettlebell Club (AKC) Fitness Instructor 3 X Master of Sport International Class Athlete 8 X Master of Sport AthleteMultiple World Records, including: 2x16kg Long Cycle – 110 reps, 63kg Weight Class 2x16kg Jerks – 150 reps, Absolute World Record 2x16kg Biathlon – 270 points, Absolute World Record 2x12kg Long Cycle – 142 reps, Absolute World Record 2x12kg Jerks – 203 reps, Absolute World Record 2x12kg Biathlon – 331 points, Absolute World Record 24kg OALC – 118 reps, 59kg Weight Class 20kg OALC – 143 reps 20kg OAJ – 206 reps, Absolute World RecordPersonal Records: 20kg Snatch – 175 reps 18kg Snatch – 209 reps 16kg Snatch – 242 reps