Olympic Weightifting Seminar with Tamas Feher

Olympic Weightifting Seminar with Tamas Feher

Where: St. Birinus Weightlifting Club, St. Birinus School, Mereland Road, Didcot, OX11 8AZWhen: Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November 2017, from 10:00 to 16:30 each dayAbout Tamas: Tamas Feher is a weightlifting coach, international lecturer, author, and coach mentor with...
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The Snatch Balance & Overhead Squat

The Snatch Balance & Overhead Squat

These two exercises are something I’ve only ever done a minimal amount of training on, but the question is do they improve your squat snatch?Snatch BalanceI first encountered this assistance exercise during my resurgence into weightlifting in 2011, as up...
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Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Jerk Behind Neck

Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Jerk Behind Neck

IntroductionIn this article, I’m going to examine the jerk from behind neck in terms of a strength building exercise, but also as a means of improving a poorly front jerk. There are two applications of this exercise. One; is the...
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Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Squat & Split Snatch

Weightlifting Techniques up Close – Squat & Split Snatch

Article #1 Squat & Split SnatchIn this series of articles I’m going to look at different weightlifting techniques and assistance exercises from the modern widely used squat style to the old school split style, including all round weightlifting and maybe....
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Time Index Factor

Time Index Factor

Mass & Time In MotionWhile studying various and numerous lifters, both elite and novice, I arrived at certain relationships concerning mass and the time in motion of that mass. These relationships can be applied towards the training methodology and program...
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Posterior Chain Development

Posterior Chain Development

You will often hear Lifters brag about their squat strength, and whilst it's great to be able to squat big numbers, and can aid in Olympic Weightlifting, it is not the measure of the sport.First of all, if you are...
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Are Technique, Style & Speed The Key To Success?

Are Technique, Style & Speed The Key To Success?

Article By Matthew WellsUsing myself as an example, I’m going to talk about style and technique vs pure strength. I’ll also use some examples along the way to illustrate this.As an all-round Weightlifter, in many ways my technique is far...
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Should My Child Be Lifting?

Should My Child Be Lifting?

Having been a coach for over 6 years I've often been asked, or even told, everything you can imagine about Weightlifting and children. Things like: "It will stunt my child's growth" or "It's bad for their knees", and even "It...
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Find Your Focus Point

Find Your Focus Point

What I am referring to by the title of this article is, that you need to have a 'focus point' on the wall of your gym to keep your eyes fixed on throughout your lifting.The point could be a clock, a mark,...
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Trouble-shooting Your Jerk – 5 Key Pointers

Trouble-shooting Your Jerk – 5 Key Pointers

Yes, we've covered the Jerk in a couple of articles before but this article will be slightly different from the usual technical tips. We are hoping, after reading this, you will be well on your well to finding out why you...
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