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Open Weightlifting Competition 16 June 2018

Weightlifting competition at the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, 18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy. This competition is a part of the “Presidents Cup” run by Weightlifting Tasmania. Here is the SECOND draft of the competition entries, start times and officials. Please know that weigh-in always begins 2 hours before the start of…

Zac Millhouse

AWF Level 1 Coaching Course

30 June -01 July, 2018 at 18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy This 2-day course, certified by the Australian Weightlifting Federation, will provide an excellent foundation for anyone interested  in learning the skills and methodology of Olympic Weightlifting. If you are a prospective athlete or a coach this course is for you…

Kaitlyn Fassina of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania

Fassina wins Silver at Commonwealth Games

Hobart mother Kaitlyn (Kaity) Fassina and member of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania won a silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Kaity finished with 5 out of 6 lifts, setting a new personal best in the Clean & Jerk of 128Kg in the process. Kaity’s…

Questions for Q&A

This post captures the questions put forward by participants of the 2018 Intensive Training Camp at the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, Hobart, 9-13 January. Answers to questions will be provided in Q&A sessions during the camp. What are the benefits of the sport? What is the best way to approach…

The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania in action

Weightlifting Research: Get Involved!

Calling all persons who want to learn more about Weightlifting. Where: Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, Hobart When: 09-13 January 2018 Who: Novice – Advanced Athletes interested in Olympic Weightlifting Here is an unparalleled opportunity to learn about the nature of Weightlifting performance that comes only rarely.  But you will need…

Intensive Training Camp January 2018

For athletes and coaches,   a very special opportunity not to be missed. The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania will conduct a 5 day training camp from 9-13 January that will provide participants with: A training program designed to provide a unique insight into critical factors for success in the improvement of…

Weightlifting Costumes

Members of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, you can order your custom designed Weightlifting costume by submitting measurements as per the measuring guide PDF file linked below: How to measure for Weightlifting Costumes: Download the Measuring guide for Weightlifting Costumes Send measurements to LEO ISAAC by email.

Training of Instructors and Coaches

I am very pleased to announce that development is underway of long-awaited courses that provide the knowledge and skills to be effective as Instructors and Coaches in a Weightlifting club setting. These courses are available only to members of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania. These courses will provide a mixture…