Coaching


  • Online Olympic Weightlifting Coach

    Do you need a highly experienced online Olympic Weightlifting coach, someone who knows what it takes to be successful? These days there are gyms everywhere, and more and more people […]

  • Hands on coaching the Jerk

    Competencies in Coaching Olympic Weightlifting

    Coaching is a very complex role and it takes months of practise to develop a basic level of competency and then many more years to acquire expertise. It is really […]

  • Stretching with Bruce Rawson

    Self-Care for Better Training in Weightlifting

    It is the eternal problem in training for high-performance Weightlifting that, despite the athlete’s motivation to push forward for improved performance, they are held back by frustrating injuries. It may […]

  • A study of concentration

    I need to know your mind

    As your coach, it is always my wish that I can help you to take steps forward to improve your athletic performance in the competition arena. I feel reasonably certain […]

  • Picture of a Weightlifter's Training Log

    Auto-regulation in Weightlifting Training

    Auto-regulation or self-regulation is an important but not widely understood concept in coaching. For those who might read this post, auto-regulation might be defined as the ability of the athlete […]

  • Dealing with anxiety in Weightlifting

    For the athlete in Weightlifting, the final 2 weeks before a major competition is a difficult period in which athletes often have a tendency to conjure up all manner of […]

  • Mental skills in Weightlifting

    It’s 4:00am, the day after an important local event and my mind is too active to sleep. I arrived home yesterday after a 14 hour day of coaching and organising […]

  • Continuous Improvement in the Training of the Athlete

    The task for the athlete and the coach is to work together to continually improve the training process of the athlete over many years. It is highly probable that when […]

  • Training frequency in Weightlifting: When to add another training session?

    I was recently asked “what are the advantages and disadvantages/risks of adding an additional training session per week”. I am sure that readers will attest that this is a common […]

  • Teaching Weightlifting Skill: 10 Objectives

    In the view of the author, the following 10 objectives are critically important in teaching weightlifting skill to beginners. The initial learning of the beginner in their first 10-20 training […]