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We do offer just Kettlebell Certifications, the credential (KBI), also accredited by NASM, ACE, AFAA, and CanFitPro is a ‘Certified Kettlebell Instructor’ credential.

  • The fee for KBI is 365.50 and you can register in our online shop
  • Once you download the materials and feel comfortable, you can email us at certifications@kettlebellkickboxingcanada.com and let us know the date and time (please specify a few dates) that you would ideally like to do your certification.

The kettlebell certification is a very comprehensive trainers program, educating the individual(s) on the correct way to execute, structure, systemize and teach (faults and fixes included) the traditional kettlebell biomechanics.

The certification includes:

  • Kettlebell ballistics
  • Kettlebell grinds
  • Kettlebell trademarks
  • Kettlebell evolution
  • Kettlebell biomechanics
  • Kettlebell group and client faults and fixes
  • Kettlebell systemization
  • Group and private client workout structure

This is an ideal certification if you are not interested in using our trademark system, our cardio and mobility-based martial arts and kettlebell flows, and especially our trademarks, logos, and brand power.

You will walk away with complete education.


To start a class or a studio you need to have a proven method that creates results for your clients and for your business. Generating revenue is important, but even more important is knowing how to teach correctly, enhancing your students and clients- giving them the best possible information and training and creating real results they can se and feel.

In our starting year- when we opened KB’s doors to the public we sold over 2,500 membership packs in 3 days! And still going strong. since then countless instructors have replicated that in their own cities with small and large KB classes.

KBIA Core-System Overview 


In recent years Jodi has switched to do one-on-one and small group certifications only, she finds that it is a much better way for people to learn and it gives her the opportunity to spend the correct amount of time with the candidate and make sure she covers the areas most important to them.


The certification typical looks like this:

Study materials sent upon registration

After looking over materials candidate emails the desired certification dates

 6 hours one-on-one - via Skype or in person

1 hour phone/ in person/ or Skype follow up for post 'field work’ discussion - after candidate is certified plus discussion of marketing if interested.

 In the Level 1 KB Instructor Course you will acquire:

5 Pillars of Strength and Conditioning/ Exercise Structure

Kettlebell lineage, history and science

Kettlebell benefits - biomechanically and physiologically

Kettlebell specific anatomy

Refined techniques on the most important kettlebell lifts; double and single kbs

6 most traditional kettlebell motions explained

The skills to safely teach all kb lifts to others

The most common form faults, and how to correct them

Proper workout construction and design

Appropriate KB group exercise class structure

Small group and private KB training structure

The most important aspects of leading group kettlebell classes

How to identify and monitor over-reaching and overtraining -- and wisdom to know the difference

A library of Grinds and Ballistics

Ballistics: 15 variations of the standard kettlebell swing

All modifications and proper progressions to advance clients

Programing for various goals: power, strength, endurance, weight-loss

Proper workout sequencing

Physiology of time intervals, sets and reps


What to Expect during a KBIA Instructor Training:

Hard work with plenty of hands-on practice and also technical education with real science 

First-hand experience of Kettlebell Kickboxing's signature exercises and techniques 

A full day of training, which starts on time, with just a few well-timed breaks -- your time is never wasted

Expect to hone your kettlebell skills

Expect to take lots of notes -- and to have your questions answered

Unlike some seminars, expect all relevant material to be presented 

Expect to learn that which you need to know about classroom structure, design, and administration, of group/ semi private and private kettlebell classes

Expect to learn the 12 most-common kettlebell form breaks and errors -- and how to fix them (many people tell us the Faults & Fixes segment has transformed their own training and teaching)

Expect to return home with a plenty of great programing ideas

The ability to start, engage, structure and maintain a class

Running a class with limited kettlebells 

Running a class of beginners and de-conditioned individuals

Running a class of 3 populations: beginner, intermediate, advanced

Class periodization

Warm up and Cool Down


Cardio Respiratory Intervals: Martial arts inspired motion, animal calisthenics, safe plyometrics

Marketing and starting/ growing your class


What to expect after your certification:

Access to Jodi via email anytime 

 Join the KIN Membership $19.99 Month (gives you access online to materials at all times plus, access to On Demand Classes online!

A curriculum book of classes

20% off all KB Programs and DVDs

Wholesale prices to resell to your students if needed

Opportunity to apply for Master Level KBIA and be a representative (certify your own instructors) 

JOIN our KIN Members and grow with us daily! KIN stands for community and kinship. We are a family – a group of like-minded individuals striving to be the best we can be.
You can join a community of like-minded individuals. KIN is about becoming the best version of you! Only then can you deliver the best instruction and education possible to all your clients.

If you teach in a large studio you Must apply for Affiliation to use Kettlebell Kickboxing Canada Logos. Email Taylor@kettlebellkickboxingcanada.com for requirements.



Requirements to pass the certification:

*Your payment alone does not guarantee your certification. Jodi signs each certificate herself and takes this responsibility very seriously. Funds are non refundable.


Demonstration of perfect form of the exercises covered at the seminar

The ability to teach -- and correct -- people who have little or no prior experience of kettlebell training

Most importantly, expect to take from this workshop a feeling of confidence in your ability to present, command, and control group and individual kettlebell classes.




  • $1,000.00 {plus gst}
  • Group Certification Rates Available When Offered

All of the certification details are listed above in the first tab above. Your education and development and KBIA credentials are the same with either rate.

    NASM – National Academy of Sports Medicine

    ACE – America Council of Fitness

    CanFitPro – Canadian Fitness Association

    AFAA – Athletics and Fitness Association of America

    Kettlebell Kickboxing (KB) was originally created by a martial artist, kettlebell expert, and fitness professional Dasha L. Anderson. Dasha used her Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, her Russian kettlebell heritage, and her martial arts expertise to combine her knowledge into this one-of-a-kind fitness method.

    Initially KB started as a New York City fitness class, but, as the NYC flagship class grew, so did the KB brand.

    Today KB is known for classes offered worldwide by certified KBIA instructors. Our NASM, ACE, AFAA, and CanFitPro accredited Kettlebell Certification Programs, and for our 6 home fitness programs; including a weight-loss, strength, and mobility series.

    Over the past decade Kettlebell Kickboxing has transformed how kettlebells are used and taught across gyms, home fitness, group fitness, professional sports teams, and studios all around the world.

    Kettlebell Kickboxing has worked with major brands in event partnerships. Our home fitness programs are carried out in stores worldwide. Kettlebell Kickboxing is also recognized by fitness and wellness enthusiasts and professionals.

    Kettlebell Kickboxing Canada was an evolution of the US KB brand. Jodi Barret was a full-time mom who had lived for her children and now, they had suddenly grown she needed for the first time to search for something for herself. With a degree in physical activity studies, Jodi knew she would be coming back to embrace her love of fitness and wellness.

    She had finished various trainers certifications and began to work almost exclusively with kettlebells, realizing that good kettlebell education and programming in Canada was scarce and not systemized.

    That journey took her to complete her KBIA-Master Level Certification, start her classes in Canada and create a real KBKB Canada community.

    Jodi now heads all of Kettlebell Kickboxing Canada and is the brand representative and owner of a KB series of DVDs, classes, seminars & certifications - Jodi is Canada KBKB!