Tag: Olympic Weightlifting
Important Decisions for Athletes
Key advice on the decisions that need to be made to pursue high performance in Olympic Weightlifting.
Choosing your Olympic Weightlifting program
There is so much variety of commercially available training programs on the Internet that it is difficult to choose an Olympic Weightlifting program to meet your needs. An Olympic Weightlifting…
Stages of athlete development in Olympic Weightlifting
Every athlete will inevitably reach a point in their sporting career where they reassess their potential and the benefit of their commitment to training.
Developing a High-Performance Structure in Australian Weightlifting
Discussion paper on high-performance Weightlifting in Australia written by Lionel (Leo) Isaac.
Training Twice a Day in Olympic Weightlifting
Athletes in Weightlifting at the elite level have engaged in 2 sessions of training per day since the 1970s and perhaps earlier. Most famously, it was the Bulgarian weightlifting coach,…
Coaching Weightlifting Illustrated
A book that is focused on on the process for learning Olympic Weightlifting, particularly the first crucial 3-6 months of skill development
Weightlifting Training Diary
Today, I informed an athlete that it was time to start keeping a training diary and was met with a request to provide a “sales pitch”. It’s a perfectly fair…
Online Olympic Weightlifting Coach
Coaching Credentials Difficulty Finding a Coach? These days there are gyms everywhere, and more and more people are taking up Olympic Weightlifting. However, the trouble for many athletes is finding…
Coaching the youth beginner athlete
Coaches must be aware that the initial learning period of the beginner in Weightlifting is profoundly important and will leave an indelible impression. In the case of coaching children and/or young adults, there…
The hardest step
The journey of the athlete in Weightlifting from beginner to the qualifying standard for the national senior championship takes perhaps 3 years of goal driven, well organised, and consistent training. For…