Calisthenics Basics Course

All knowledge and tools in one platform

Why start with the Calisthenics Basics Course?

Are you the type of person who makes the same mistakes as almost any other beginner? Be smart, don’t waste your time, and start your Calisthenics Journey in a safe and effective way. Watch this video and find out why you should start with this Course.

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Clear Workout Plan which is 100% adjustable at every level

Learn everything about the Basics of Bodyweight Training

Work on real functional strength and create muscle mass

All Course Highlights

Do you want to master the basics of Bodyweight Training 100%, avoid beginner mistakes, and make super-fast progress for the rest of your Calisthenics Journey? Start with the Calisthenics Basics Course now. Perfect for everyone who wants to learn bodyweight training stepwise.

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In general
✔️ All knowledge and tools together in one clear platform.
✔️ Start in a safe, responsible, and effective way with Calisthenics.
✔️ Take the course anywhere with you on mobile or other devices.
✔️ Theoretical part and practical part for optimal results.

✔️ All basic exercises and movement patterns of Calisthenics explained.
✔️ Everything about technique and proper form explained in detail.
✔️ Learn different progressions and regressions (levels) from each exercise.
✔️ 20+ theoretical videos about Calisthenics and important training principles.
✔️ 10+ common beginner mistakes and how to avoid them.
✔️ 150+ quiz questions and a theory exam to test your knowledge.
✔️ An official Calisthenics Family Certificate.

✔️ Clear Workout Plan which is 100% adjustable at every level.
✔️ Long-term Workout Plan for 3 months to 1+ year.
✔️ Learn how to apply the Workout Plan effectively.
✔️ 70+ high-quality personal instructional videos.
✔️ 3 different Full Body Workouts
✔️ 8 exercises per Full Body Workout.
✔️ 3 training levels per exercise: various pro and regressions.
✔️ 3 logs: interactive, digital, or on paper.
✔️ Discover which training routine gives you the most optimal results!

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Who are we?

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• Certified Calisthenics Trainers (via COI: Calisthenics Training Institute)

• 5 years of experience with (international) professional coaching

• 5 years of Calisthenics experience

• 10 years of fitness experience

• YouTubers with 100,000 subscribers

• Personal Trainers at CaliFam Gym

• Official Myprotein athletes

• Founders of Calisthenics Family

• Founders of Calisthenics Family Gym

• 60.000+ people helped with our Calisthenics E-book

• 3570+ people helped with their Calisthenics Journey

Get EVERYTHING out of your Calisthenics Journey

We are Yannick and Michael and our mission is to inspire as many people as possible with Calisthenics. We want to show that Calisthenics gives you a challenge and that this sport helps you to get fit in a fun way.

Our passion for fitness started in 2012 when we focussed on weightlifting. After a while, we no longer found this challenging. so we switched from fitness to Calisthenics at the beginning of 2016: the best decision of our life!

We improvised a Calisthenics rack in our backyard and started with the Basics. This was more difficult than expected. After much practice and failure, we started to master the Basics of Calisthenics step by step.

Looking back, we would have appreciated it to have a clear Calisthenics Course at the time that allowed us to learn the Basics stepwise with instructional videos. That’s why we’ve worked on this course for over one year to provide you with all the knowledge and tools together in one clear platform!

Achieve your goals just like these CaliFam Members…

Ruben Kruijs (23 years)

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It is the first time that I follow a program where I actually see results. The explanation, the videos, and the support during the program were great. Besides improving my physical condition, the exercises really helped me to get a better posture in general. I am happy that I chose a program from Calisthenics Family.

Eva van der Horst (33 years)

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During the program, I saw myself making progress every week. Every week I felt that I was getting fitter and stronger. I have really pushed my limits. In 8 weeks I went from a beginner level to doing exercises that really amaze me. Speaking from experience: the Calisthenics Family programs are also really good for women!

Jules Appeldoorn (18 years)

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Calisthenics has completely changed my life. I never had the energy or motivation to exercise, but this has changed because of the challenge and energy I get from this sport every day. Not only physically, but I also enjoy my workouts much more! Furthermore, Michael & Yannick always answer my questions quickly. Thanks, guys!

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What others say about the Course

Joris ten Hagen
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I wanted to start with bodyweight training but I didn’t know what to do exactly. I have been playing soccer all my life, but now I also want to become stronger. With the help of this super comprehensive course and especially the instructional videos, I know exactly what to do. Furthermore, it is very motivating to work with logs to keep track of your progress. I can’t wait to move on to the next level!

Tom Wolters
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What Michael & Yannick have created here is fantastic. The course is so extensive. The amount of practical education and instructional videos in combination with the workout plan is perfect. I am sure that this will help me a lot during my Calisthenics Journey.  Especially the different levels for the exercises are great. I would recommend it to everyone. Thank you, guys!

J Besters
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It’s great to follow this course, everything with our own bodyweight. I have only just started but it is very challenging. Clear explanations and instructional videos from these young guys. I am a bit older myself, but you can easily start with this course at home. The workout plan setup and schedules/logs to keep track of everything and follow your progress are also great. With this course, you can definitely make progress for a year. Can’t wait to do this outside too.

Wouter Brosens
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I already started with calisthenics via the ‘Full Journey’, but the Basics Course is a very useful addition and a must-have for every enthusiast and/or beginner. This course makes you aware of the necessary basics which you shouldn’t forget. It is clear that Michael and Yannick have put a lot of time and effort into this! The many videos are clear and useful. If you have doubts about the purchase, I can say that it is actually a no brainer for me!

Calisthenics Basics Course

Calisthenics Basics Course Bodyweight Training

✅ All knowledge and tools in one platform
✅ Suitable for every level
✅ Long-term program (+1 year)
✅ 6 chapters with very detailed info
✅ 20+ theoretical videos
✅ 70+ instructional videos
✅ 150+ quiz questions and a theory exam
✅ Official Calisthenics Family certificate
✅ Lifelong access incl. updates
✅ Access to an exclusive community
✅ Coaching of certified Cali trainers
✅ 30-day success guarantee
✅ And much more …

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all-in-1 course for only €249,-

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After all the positive stories that we get from our clients, we are 100% sure that this course and workout plan will guarantee results. If you follow the Calisthenics Basics Course consistently, you will definitely achieve your goals. That’s why we give you the opportunity to try this course risk-free for 30 full days after your purchase. If you still find yourself not getting any results after 30 days, we will give you a 100% refund! Read our Return Policy in our Terms & Conditions. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The aim of the course is to provide you with all the necessary knowledge about the basic principles of Calisthenics and Bodyweight training (training with your own body weight). In recent years we have noticed that most beginners lack the necessary knowledge about various basic exercises and the correct form, technique, and execution.

We’ve also seen that most people want to move forward too quickly when the basics aren’t there yet, which ultimately leads to frustration, less progress, and injuries. We want to prevent this by providing you all the necessary knowledge so that you can start with Calisthenics in a safe, responsible, and effective way.

  • You understand all the basic exercises and know how to perform them with the correct form and technique.
  • You know exactly how to adjust the difficulty of each exercise with different progressions and regressions. In this way, you can make the exercise easier or more difficult.
  • You avoid beginner mistakes and understand the important aspects of each exercise which will improve your progress and reduce the risk of pain and injuries.
  • You know how to use training equipment and different tools such as resistance bands so that you can use them safely and effectively during your workouts.
  • You understand how to apply the Workout Plan effectively and you will discover which training routine gives you the most optimal results.
  • You understand how to challenge yourself with logs by tracking your progress. You will love exercising because it will be fun and challenging.
  • You will create muscle mass, get stronger, and lose unnecessary body fat in a safe way and at your own level.
  • After completing the theory exam you will receive an official CALIFAM Certificate which proves your knowledge about Calisthenics.

We understand it could be a big step for you … But don’t worry: Calisthenics is suitable for everyone: total beginners, advanced, men, women, old and young. Thanks to the clear instructional videos, step-by-step training methods, and personal coaching, Calisthenics is accessible for every level.

The fact that you train with your own body weight makes it a very safe, responsible, and accessible way to exercise at almost any age and level. Didn’t you exercise before, but do you want to get fitter? That’s no problem at all. You don’t need to be able to do push-ups, pull-ups, squats, or similar exercises before starting with the Calisthenics Basics Course.

You will succeed without a doubt. Do you need help during your Calisthenics Journey? No worries! We are always ready to help you as you can read in the next question.

If you start with Calisthenics Basics, coaching is included. Our aim is to help you to achieve your goals. How does it work?

  • Your email address will be added to our exclusive member list. This means that we answer your questions within 48 hours on working days. Questions can be about anything, eg: specific exercises, replacement exercises for injuries, training routines, etc.
  • Send us videos of specific exercises you are performing. We give you personal feedback. In this way, you make faster progress because you can improve your technique immediately.

Sure! Some people think that it is not possible to build a lot of muscle mass by exercising with your own body weight, but that is completely wrong! You can build muscle mass with Calisthenics and create an athletic body. We have been doing Calisthenics for 5 years (and no more weightlifting) and are still muscular. Right😉?

The program consists of 3 Full Body Workouts. We recommend you to train 3 times a week with approximately 48 hours of rest. Would you rather train more or less? No problem! You have the freedom to follow the course at your own pace. You can keep track of your progress with the logs.

Definitely! With the Basics Course, you will learn everything about the correct technique and form, down to the smallest details, but you will also learn a lot about Calisthenics itself and the movement patterns in general. After completing this course, you will make faster progress with your Calisthenics Journey as you will recognize common mistakes and learn how to follow a workout routine effectively.

In addition, the Workout Plan of the Basics Course is focused on building strength and muscle mass which will make you stronger in general. This allows you to perform Calisthenics Skills a lot better.

The Calisthenics Basics Course is a course platform where you get access to all the knowledge and tools to learn how to apply the basic exercises of Calisthenics in a safe and effective way. The Full Journey focuses more on learning Calisthenics Skills such as the Handstand and Human Flag. You will find the basic exercises of the Calisthenics Basics Course also in all our other programs such as the Full Journey.

In order to make faster progress with the skills and to reduce the risk of injuries, it is advisable to first master the basics 100%. With the Basics Course, you will learn everything about the technique and execution of these exercises in detail.

Do you already have the Full Journey or another Workout Plan? Then it is definitely worth the investment to take your training level and knowledge to a higher level by starting with Calisthenics Basics!

Absolutely. You only pay once and after your purchase you have unlimited access. Don’t you have time due to circumstances? No problem. You have the freedom to follow the course at your own pace. You decide how much time you take. In this way, you can take it easy when necessary or do more workouts when you are ready for it.

Don’t you have access to a gym or Calisthenics park? Then you will need the following equipment:

  • A pull-up bar. You can buy one that you can hang on the door.
  • Parallel bars or a set of rings for doing dips. You can also do this on a sofa or chair in the beginning.
  • Resistance bands (to make the exercises easier). We will have our own CALIFAM Resistance Bands in our webshop soon.
  • A table, couch, box, parallettes, or other things which you can use to make the exercises easier or more challenging for yourself. We will explain to you how to use them 😉.

We are working hard to make this possible. Are you not able to pay everything at once? Send an e-mail to Then we will discuss the options with you.


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