The StrongFirst Kettlebell Certification

SFG: Kettlebell 3-Day Certification

The SFG Curriculum consists of two levels—SFG I and SFG II—and is our flagship program, developed and refined by StrongFirst Founder and Chairman, Pavel Tsatsouline. We hold the highest standards in the industry, and the SFG is the most sought-after and respected kettlebell instructor credential in existence.

By earning your SFG I and/or SFG II you will become a better strength coach and your business will grow as a result. The SFG Certifications are also appropriate for athletes who simply wish to challenge themselves—can you pass the test?


Upcoming certifications

West Midlands, EnglandOctober 5-7, 2018
Singapore, SingaporeOctober 12-14, 2018
Porto Alegre, BrazilOctober 19-21, 2018
Seoul, Republic of KoreaOctober 26-28, 2018
Beijing, ChinaOctober 30-November 1, 2018
San Jose, Costa RicaNovember 2-4, 2018
Brisbane, AustraliaNovember 9-11, 2018
New York, NYNovember 16-18, 2018
Zikrit, Mont-Liban, LebanonNov 30-Dec 2, 2018
Dallas, TXDecember 7-9, 2018
Taipei, TaiwanDecember 14-16, 2018
Barcelona, SpainDecember 14-16, 2018
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaFebruary 1-3, 2019
Las Vegas, NVFebruary 8-10, 2019
Paris, FranceFebruary 15-17, 2019
Atlanta, GAFebruary 22-24, 2019
Seoul, Republic of KoreaFebruary 22-24, 2019
Chicago, ILApril 26-28, 2019
Rishon LeZion, IsraelMay 3-5, 2019
Lacombe, CanadaMay 10-12, 2019
Vicenza, ItalyJune 7-9, 2019
Philadelphia, PAJune 21-23, 2019
Boston, MASeptember 20-22, 2019
The StrongFirst Barbell Certification

SFL: Barbell 3-Day Certification

SFL Candidates learn how to apply the principle-based StrongFirst methods to barbell training. You will focus on three timeless lifts, as well as the essential accessory movements. Learn how tension, bracing, and breathing can amplify your existing strength, and how to properly teach these principles to others.

This three-day Certification provides intensive lifting and programming education. It is appropriate for both trainers and athletes who wish to take their skills and strength to the next level.


Upcoming certifications

Seattle, WANovember 9-11, 2018
West Midlands, EnglandNovember 16-18, 2018
Łódź, PolandNovember 23-25, 2018
New York, NYDecember 7-9, 2018
Mont-Liban, LebanonDecember 7-9, 2018
Dallas, TXDecember 7-9, 2018
Fourways, South AfricaFebruary 22-24, 2019
Seoul, Republic of KoreaFebruary 22-24, 2019
Brisbane, AustraliaMarch 1-3, 2019
San Francisco, CAMarch 22-24, 2019
Vicenza, ItalyApril 12-14, 2019
Chicago, ILApril 26-28, 2019
Atlanta, GAJuly 12-14, 2019
Philadelphia, PAOctober 11-13, 2019
The StrongFirst Bodyweight Certification

SFB: Bodyweight
2-Day Certification

Learn how to get a powerlifting-quality workout anywhere and anytime—using only your bodyweight as resistance. At this two-day event, SFB Candidates learn our principle-based bodyweight training system, developed and refined by our Founder and Chairman, Pavel Tsatsouline.

This Certification will make you a stronger and better strength coach, and you will learn how to teach this system to others. Athletes looking for a unique strength challenge may also set their sights on this Certification.


Upcoming certifications

Pittsburgh, PAOctober 20-21, 2018
Vicenza, ItalyDecember 1-2, 2018
Durham, NCFebruary 23-24, 2019
Seoul, Republic of KoreaMarch 2-3, 2019
Chicago, ILApril 27-28, 2019
Atlanta, GAOctober 12-13, 2019