Two different approaches Today I want to share with you two different approaches to warming up to top weight. The first approach is a lifter that puts 100% effort into every lift including the light weights. They will put 100% into every lift as that… Read More »Maximum Effort? Or… Adjust the Effort to Suit the Intensity?
How do you go about selecting the right competitions for you? Over the years, I’ve had my own frustrations with how a competition calendar is arranged. The level you’re competing at will determine which competition you’re eligible for. If you’re starting to compete, then you’ll… Read More »Selecting the right Competitions
Let’s discuss for a minute how much you know about weightlifting… Do I know everything? Absolutely not. I’ve been in this sport for 3 decades and I am still watching, still observing, and still picking up ideas that I might be able to use to… Read More »Are You Still Learning?
Let me share with you why I am so particular about technique. Why is it that I am after technical precision for those that I coach? Why is it that I insist we come back to an empty bar before we start loading? Why do… Read More »Why Technical Precision is Necessary
Are you new to competing? I vividly remember going into my first competition. I didn’t even know what a snatch was! I learned how to snatch in a warm up. I had little idea of what to expect. I relied on other people to provide… Read More »How to Prepare for Weightlifting Competitions: Part 1