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How Weightlifters Develop the Same Personalities as their Coaches


Let’s talk a little bit about the personality dynamics we see in our glorious life of Olympic weightlifting, shall we? As I write this article, ... Continue reading
Just enter your first weightlifting competition already (and then forget about it)


Weightlifters who put off competing are doing things all backwards, as far as I’m concerned. The point of training as a weightlifter surely ough... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 149


Upcoming National Meets June 22-25 USAW Youth Nationals (Atlanta, GA ) July 28-31 AO Series 2 (Miami, FL) September 8-10 AO Series 3 (Grand Rapid... Continue reading
Long-Term Weightlifting Development…and Money


When you’re involved in Olympic weightlifting in this country, there are a lot of harsh truths you have to face. One of them is the fact that th... Continue reading
When to Fire an Athlete


Coaching manuals tell you what to look for when conducting athlete movement assessments, what cues are beneficial, and how to train special population... Continue reading
Stop Letting Loyalty Kill Your Weightlifting Performance


Recently I’ve become concerned by the number of people who seem to have forgotten that Weightlifting is a sport. A real world-wide sport forming... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 148


Upcoming National Meets May 11-14 USAW Nationals (Chicago, Illinois) June 22-25 USAW Youth Nationals (Atlanta, GA ) July 28-31 AO Series 2 (Miami... Continue reading
Trying to Train Clean on a Program Designed for Drug Users


I need to start this article with a massive news flash that you might not be ready for. It’s a piece of information that could take you totally ... Continue reading
Over-coaching Ruins Your Athletes and Your Reputation


On the surface, coaching seems easy. You yell a cue. You make a grandiose speech before the big competition. You somehow turn a rag-tag team of misfit... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 147


Upcoming National Meets April 6-9 University Nationals and Under 25 Championships (Gainesville, Florida) May 11-14 USAW Nationals (Chicago, Illino... Continue reading
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