Birmingham Bids For 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham Bids For 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham reveals world class indoor arenas for 2022 Commonwealth Games bid:Four indoor arenas in Birmingham and Solihull to host seven sportsNEC central to Birmingham’s bid95% of venues identified for Birmingham 2022 already builtBuilding on Birmingham’s ability to deliver major international...
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Going To A Competition? What To Expect & What To Do

Going To A Competition? What To Expect & What To Do

It can be a scary thought going to an Olympic Lifting competition. It may be your first, it may be your fiftieth, but still chances are you've got some nerves and questions about competing.In a recent article, we published a guide...
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School’s Competitions In The UK: The Points System And What You Need To Know

School’s Competitions In The UK: The Points System And What You Need To Know

This article is designed for those going to a development competition (children aged 13 and below). We will be covering all you need to know about the competition structure and the points system.Competition StructureEach lifter has three attempts on the S...
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Confidence & Mental Toughness

Confidence & Mental Toughness

Article by Katarina Wiemeyer of Mirkat LondonI have been doing a lot of reading about mental toughness and how to approach to training and competitions.I have said it in posts before that my metal game used to be fairly weak...
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IWRP – International Weightlifting Results Project

IWRP – International Weightlifting Results Project

The International Weightlifting Results Project (IWRP) is a very large database of competitions and individual performances from all over the world. We've been speaking with Slawo (Slawomir Judek)​ the founder and creator of IWRP to get the low dow...
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Understanding Sinclair Points

Understanding Sinclair Points

What Are Sinclair Points?Sinclair points are the gold standard in Weightlifting for working out your rankings in the world. They are adjusted each Olympic Year and are based on the current world records in their respective body weight groups. All you...
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