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News and announcements

Intensive Training Camp for Weightlifting

Image of Timetable for Intensive Training Camp for Weightlifting in Hobart

The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania will again host an Intensive Training Camp for Weightlifting on 11-13 January, 2019. This is a change from the earlier 5-day format previously advertised. The 3-day program will include twice daily training sessions, and comprehensive series of lectures, talks, Q&A sessions, debriefings throughout the camp. Download Camp Timetable and Program […]

Fassina wins Silver at Commonwealth Games

Kaitlyn Fassina of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania

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 only failure was her second […]

Weightlifting Research: Get Involved!

The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania in action

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 to move fast to book […]

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 performance The opportunity to […]

Training of Instructors and Coaches

Study course for coaches and instructors

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 of theoretical knowledge delivered in […]

Academy athletes off to Malaysia

Kaity Fassina and Zac Millhouse, who are both members of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania are off to Penang, Malaysia in October to participate in international events. Zac Millhouse will compete in the 85Kg category at the 2016 World Youth Weightlifting Championships on Monday 24 October and Kaity Fassina will compete in the 2016 Commonwealth […]

Intensive Training Camp, Hobart

The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania will conduct a weekend intensive training camp 1-2 October 2016 at its premises in Glenorchy, Hobart. The 2-day program is 9:30 am – 4:30 pm each day of training focusing on issues of technique development, performance improvement, training methodology and psychology. For more details click this link