What makes our “Powerlifting Level 2” course unique?

  • The “Powerlifting Level 2” course is unique in its self, as it’s the only DSW Education & CIMSPA accredited “Powerlifting” Course in the UK, which is exclusive to DSW Education. Our course is also accredited by BDFPA (British Drug Free Powerlifting Association)

What will you learn?

  • The history of  “Modern Powerlifting and it’s development and an in depth overview on how to perform and teach the “Powerlifts” Including when and how to implement Compensatory acceleration – Speed Training and Conjugate methods. In addition you will learn how to develop a Advanced Powerlifting Program.

Day 1


  • Development of powerlifting as a sport
  • Practical
  • How to perform and teach the lifts
  • How to identify what type of lifter you are using the Strength – Speed Continuum
  • Performance testing
  • Speed Squats
  • Speed Bench Press
  • Speed Deadlift
  • Chains
  • Bands
  • Eccentric Hooks

Day 2

  • Iso Ballistic Complexe’s
  • Iso Strength Complexe’s
  • Ballistics
  • Plyometrics
  • Kettlebells
  • Advanced Program Design
  • Advanced Case study

“Powerlifting Level 2” Course Duration:

  •  Two day intensive, practical & theory based course over 16 hours duration.


  •  16 hours practical course, including practical assessment on the subject area and a case study assignment to be completed within 4 weeks.

Entry Requirements

  • Experienced CIMSPA Level 2 Gym Instructors
  • Level 3 Advanced Personal Trainer’s
  • Level 4 Exercise Specialist
  • Sports coaches
  • Strength & Conditioning Coaches
  • Crossfit Coaches
  • Police force PT’s
  • Fire department PT’s
  • Military PTI’s

Certification & CPD points

  • A DSW Education certificate will be issued, upon successful completion of the practical and theory assessment.
  • 16 CPD points – to help meet your continual professional development requirements.
  • BDFPA – British Drug Free Powerlifting Association Accreditation – Military Only

The “Powerlifting Level 2” Course Cost

  • New Customer  £325.00
  • Existing Customer £299.00

“Powerlifting” Course Benefits

  • Each student will receive an in depth colour manual covering the “Powerlifts & Speed Powerlifts, Ballistics, Plyometrics”
  • Each student will understand the history & development of the “Powerlifting” as a sport
  • Students will learn how to perform and teach the “Powerlifts” & Speed Powerlifts, Ballistics and Plyometrics”
  • Students will understand how to devise an Advanced Powerlifting program.
  • Achieve DSW Education “Powerlifting Level 2”coach certificate.
  • Support & Guidance from DSW Education on your future CPD.

Additional Benefits

  • Opportunity to become a member of the DSW Education National Coaching Team (Pending successful completion of the course and an interview with the DSW Education Management Team.)

Continual Professional Development with DSW Education.

  •  Automatic discount on all of DSW Education’s course solutions.

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