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Do Sprints and Plyometrics Make You More Explosive in the Olympic Lifts?


When I was a kid playing high school football in a small town, I once asked my coach about what college players were like. We lived in East Jesus Nowh... Continue reading
Four Rookie Mistakes I Made When I Started Writing Weightlifting Programs


People often refer to the practice of coaching as an art, and in many ways, it is. While there are inarguably fundamentals that must be learned by the... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 145


Upcoming National Meets February 23-26 Junior National Championships (Kansas City, Missouri) March 16-19 American Open Series 1 (Reno, Nevada) Ap... Continue reading
Post-Meet Training: So Much Room For Activities!


I’m writing this article on my laptop, sitting on a plane flying to the 2016 American Open in Orlando, Florida. It’s a long flight from Ph... Continue reading
When You and Weightlifting Have Been On a Break


I haven’t lifted in a few months. Okay, that’s not strictly true, but I know I haven’t picked up a barbell more than four or five ti... Continue reading
How To Coach Youth Weightlifting When You Don't Understand Kids


Whitney Houston belted, "the children are our future." That may be a universal truth, but it's also the unspoken motto of any country... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 144


New American Records   CJ Cummings (69kg) set new Youth (16-17) and Jr. American records in the snatch with 138kg, the clean and jerk with 183... Continue reading
Competition Strategy in Weightlifting: Being Conservative vs. Going for Broke


Let’s talk about weightlifting competition, shall we? It’s always a good subject to go back to because every one of you is either a compet... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 143


Upcoming National Meets   December 8-11 American Open 2016 (Orlando, Florida) February 23-26 Junior National Championships (Kansas City, Misso... Continue reading
Incorporating Endurance Training into Weightlifting (Seriously…)


Believe it or not, I’m going to write this month about adding endurance sport activities to your weightlifting training. First of all, half o... Continue reading
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