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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Compensation for a kettlebell class injury

    Kettlebell exercises can be a great way to work out and improve fitness, however when done incorrectly it can cause damage and may even be dangerous. This is why it is important to know what you are doing and to be taught by an instructor who knows the risks of using kettlebells and how to avoid injury.

    Using kettlebells for exercise

    If you attend a kettlebell class you expect that the instructor or trainer will know what they are doing and will teach you safely how to exercise using these weights. In some cases though this is not what happens and injuries can be suffered from using kettlebells in the wrong way. For instance, if a kettlebell swing is not completed correctly it can cause a kettlebell class injury because of the unnatural movement of the weight. Moving the wrong parts of your body can cause injuries such as back pain and strains.

    You want to be using kettlebells to enhance your fitness not to harm yourself but if you are taught incorrect methods then you may be at risk of injury. If you are injured because of an untrained instructor then you may be able to claim compensation. Accident Advice Helpline can help you to make a claim with our no win, no fee* policy and compensation experts who can give you advice and help you through the process.

    Untrained instructors

    For kettlebell classes especially, it is very important that class instructors are trained in the method of exercise they are leading. An untrained instructor may not know the risks that are involved in using this type of weight and will be unable to advise their customers on how to avoid a kettlebell class injury. They may be teaching methods that are actually dangerous and likely to cause strains and pains that would not happen if they were using the correct techniques.

    Don’t let an untrained instructor get away with causing injuries by teaching the incorrect methods. You can claim compensation for your injuries and Accident Advice Helpline can help you to do this. We have 15 years’ experience in the industry and are keen to help people who have been injured as the result of another’s negligence to get compensation. Call us today on 0800 689 0500 to discuss your case.

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    Date Published: November 30, 2015

    Author: Sarah Douglas

    Category: Gym accident claim

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