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Olympic Weight Lifting 101

Olympic Weight Lifting 101Presented By: Chris Hughes, MExSc (S&C), BA, ASCA, DipFit


Olympic Weight Lifting 101

 Olympic weightlifting isn’t just for elite athletes.  Learning how to Olympic weightlift correctly can help you become faster, stronger and more powerful in all facets of your athletic performance and everyday life. Doing the Olympic Lifting Moves can build strength, explosive power, and significant muscle.

Geared to the novice and experienced lifter, in this webinar, you will learn:

  • The controversial historical background of weightlifting
  • The key essentials you need to know about the sport
  • Aspects of the weightlifting movements you didn’t know
  • Important performance characteristics and phases of the Snatch, Clean and jerk
  • Biomechanics that underlie the pulling motion in the exercises critical for enhanced performance
  • Effective teaching progressions
  • Practical applications to other sports and everyday life

Attend this webinar and learn how you can safely add Olympic Weight Lifting into your routine and confidently build more muscle.

About Chris Hughes, MExSc (S&C), BA, ASCA, DipFit

Chris has worked in the fitness industry since 2006 and has been a certified Strength and Conditioning Coach since 2011. Most recently, Chris taught Sport Science at Swinburne University for two years and fitness qualifications at the vocational level for the past 8 years in both Australia and Canada. Chris has developed and presented several qualification courses such as, Olympic Lifting and Speed and Power. He has also written and developed numerous units for fitness certifications including, Youth Resistance Training, Long-Term Athlete Development, Talent Identification and Injury Management. Chris holds multiple Personal Trainer certifications..

Olympic Weight Lifting 101 Webinar


Presented By: Chris Hughes, MExSc (S&C), BA, ASCA, DipFit